If you think economy class on planes is tight, wait until you see a new airline seat designed in Italy.
The “Skyride 3.0” is the newest version of an infamous standing seat. It looks similar to a bicycle seat, but with back support attached.
The manufacturer says its goal is not to cram more passengers on board, but to give them another option that would be called “ultra-basic economy”.
The company says it’s getting some interest, but no orders yet.
The seats currently don’t fit the specifications of some common passenger jets.