Forget cosmetic changes like increased seat width—in the quest for more inflight space, why not do away with three-quarters of the passengers altogether? That seems to be the philosophy of Eos Airlines (eosairlines.com
), the latest carrier on the North Atlantic route. Departing from London Stanstead, Eos's converted Boeing 757 aircraft carry just 48 passengers on the flight to New York (standard 757s hold over 200). These pampered few will dine on nouvelle cuisine and watch first-run movies on personal DVD players, while recumbent on fully flat, 78-inch-long beds. The bed is the centerpiece of the positively decadent 21...
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