The real reason why most plane seats are blue – and other curious facts about plane cabins
Keep reading for FREE
Blue is associated with the positive qualities of trust, efficiency, serenity, coolness, reflection, and calm.
The aim is to create a home-like relaxing feel, so airlines tend to use muted colors that feel domestic, natural, and earthy for that reason.
There is a science behind getting the right lighting on board, looking at the mix of colors used on board and how the light will reflect off the thread of the fabric.
Once all of the fabrics, textiles, and finishes have been chosen, several color workshops are held on aircraft interior mock-ups to trial the settings across a range of different lighting scenarios, from boarding and when meals are served, to the sleeping hours.
New technology has revealed ways that aircraft noise could be reduced.
Insulating the plane fuselage with a thin membrane can reduce the relentless hum of plane engines and make flying less noisy.
reading habits, gather your
remember what you readand stay ahead of the crowd!
Save time with daily digests
No ads, all content is free
Save ideas & add your own
Get access to the mobile app
4.7 App Rating
What we measure we improve.
MORE LIKE THIS