Current seats on aircraft are designed to remain in a sitting position, preventing from comfortably falling asleep.
Flights longer than 4 hours are usually overlapping with night times, causing jet lag.
Hence sleeping is key for passenger comfort.
All transcontinental or transoceanic flights encounter that situation.
LSEAT is a economy passenger seat convertible in sleep mode without power nor crew assistance maintaining pitch distance between seat rows. Passenger cabin density remains unchanged.
Sleep mode does not bother neighbours. Swapping from sitting mode to sleep mode is immediate.
LSEAT complies with all certification rules specially in sitting mode for take-off and landing.
Retrofit kits are custom designed and adaptable on existing seats types. Installation is a minor change or with an STC.
Almost no AOG time is required.
Seat frame Integrity of existing seats has to maintained,
Retrofit kits work for most seat models,
Pitch between seat rows is acceptable between 28 inches and up.
New LSEAT concept is under development for full new seat including the optimal sleep mode.
This product will not be available soon and later information will be available as soon as research, development and certification progress
On long haul flights with economy fare, passengers will be happy to spend 50$ or more to get a guarantied comfortable sleep.
With two aircraft rotations a day on 330 operational days per year, the yearly revenue will increase with 33.000+ $ per seat.
Investment is low at one tenth of an economy prime class. With LSEAT there is no loss on cabin passenger density.
Its payback is below three months and then it's pure profit.
See business cases on this site
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