Airlines: An End to Flying Fanny Fatigue

An End to Flying Fanny Fatigue

In the frenzied battle for the business flyer, airlines are forever trying to outdo themselves. TWA and Pan Am, among others, arrange their seats four or six (instead of eight) across in what is called business class. This is nicer than coach but a little less plush than first class, which tends to cause jitters among the watchdogs who monitor corporate expense accounts. With all of that, could revamping of the seat itself be far, uh, behind? Now TWA has introduced its "Business Lounger," the airline's answer to one of the worst problems in the sky: flying fanny fatigue.

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