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That's Why Airplane Seats Are Almost Always Blue

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Have you ever noticed how airplane seats are almost always blue, and have you ever wondered if there’s a special reason for that? We’re going to answer this and other popular plane-related questions and also help you pick the best seat aboard as a bonus. With the stress and apprehension that comes with traveling, especially by air, airlines understood that it’s important to calm passengers down and reassure them that everything’s gonna be alright. It turns out blue is the perfect color to send that message. As for materials, the seats can be upholstered with either faux leather or fabric. As a rule, in aircrafts used for long-distance flights, like transatlantic ones, the seats are upholstered with fabric because it’s more breathable for the skin, so passengers won’t sweat, chafe, or experience any discomfort. Tracks on the floor of the aircraft allow rows of seats to be organized at the airline’s discretion, so companies take advantage of this in order to install as many seats as they can physically cram into the space. That’s why plane windows don’t line up with the seats. Most planes are painted white to save money on fuel. The heavier the plane is (and it gets heavier when painted), the more fuel it needs. The color white also reflects light better, which means the plane won’t overheat because of the sun’s rays. Plus, white makes it easier to notice cracks, leaks, and any other damage that needs to be fixed. The temperature onboard is kept close to freezing for a reason. Many airplane passengers get hypoxia, which is when a person is more likely to faint at high altitudes than on the ground. It happens when bodily tissues don’t get enough oxygen. To minimize the risk of it, airlines keep the temperature low. Music: Rondo Brothers - Special Ed https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music TIMESTAMPS Why are the seats blue? 0:50 Fabric or leather? 2:41 Why don’t plane windows line up with the seats? 3:53 Why are planes white? 4:53 Why is it so cold on planes? 6:07 Where do the pilots sleep? 7:27 Bonus: how to choose the best seat 8:40 SUMMARY -According to scientists, most people associate the color blue with reliability and safety, which is essential even for travelers who don’t suffer from aerophobia. Blue slows down your heart rate and relaxes tension. -As a rule, in aircrafts used for long-distance flights, the seats are upholstered with fabric because it’s more breathable for the skin. Artificial leather works great for short flights. It’s extremely wearproof, and even spilled drinks don’t stain it. -Plane windows don’t line up with the seats because airlines care about profits and try to install as many seats as they can physically cram into the space. -Planes are white out of economy: paint can make a plane anywhere from 600-1,200 lbs heavier, and the heavier the aircraft is, the more fuel it needs. -To minimize the risk of passengers fainting, airlines keep the temperature and air pressure in the cabin really low. -On flights that are longer than 10½ hours, pilots take turns resting in private bunks for the crew. In case there’s no special rest area onboard or if the flight isn’t that long, pilots take a break in the seat rows within or near the cockpit or even in the passenger cabin. -If you don’t want to listen to the hum of the engine throughout your whole flight, then choose a seat closer to the airplane’s nose. If you’re tall, be sure to sit next to the emergency exit. Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
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BRIGHT SIDE (3 months ago)
TIMESTAMPS Why are the seats blue? 0:50 Fabric or leather? 2:41 Why don’t plane windows line up with the seats? 3:53 Why are planes white? 4:53 Why is it so cold on planes? 6:07 Where do the pilots sleep? 7:27 Bonus: how to choose the best seat 8:40
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Perryinjax Studios (22 hours ago)
How do pilots leave the cockpit to use the lavatory without compromising cockpit security? Isn't there a big fear of bad guys getting access to the cockpit since 9/11? How is this done now?
Perryinjax Studios (22 hours ago)
Paint is paint. White paint does not weigh less than colored paint. Or was he trying to explain why some planes are unpainted aluminum?
Perryinjax Studios (22 hours ago)
The narrator's voice is irritating and almost condescending. The more I hear it the less I want to. :(
kody oldfield (1 day ago)
it is cold
Hanyoko (1 day ago)
How interesting.
Springtime Sally (2 days ago)
Our airplanes usually have green or red seats
Grey the Wolf (2 days ago)
*WOW!* THAT’S AMAZING!
J T (2 days ago)
Still waiting for a unicorn-themed airline with pastel-colored interior. First-class peeps get the glittery upholstery. 🦄
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Ludmila Sakharova (4 days ago)
That was awesome!
Pedro Zafra (4 days ago)
I don’t even know why are they blue
Rupak Gautam (4 days ago)
0:40 which movie scene is that
AGENT_47_ M.D. (4 days ago)
fabric
SnowWolf Killer (5 days ago)
Awesome!
BendyPug (5 days ago)
Just so you know. Food is served to the back first, not the front
Steve smith (5 days ago)
Why do airplane seats face forward? They should face rearward so that if there is a crash, the G force will push them into the seat instead of out of the seat.
New Zealand Videos (5 days ago)
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GHANDI PACUL (8 days ago)
Why not turn off the ac on top of you?
henry hillary (8 days ago)
why airasia seats red? while malindo in orange color? why your underpants is blue?
lovely ireland101 (8 days ago)
Like what's so special about first class fly's
lovely ireland101 (8 days ago)
Who tf cares about first class planes
Gulab Saraf (8 days ago)
The point in which they said that the pilot get an place to rest was most nice
moi tan (9 days ago)
Thank you !
Idiot Is me (9 days ago)
All my plane seats are pink.
Brayden Ma (9 days ago)
WOW!I would choose a seat by the front row!
NaKimbria Tyson (10 days ago)
Mines was gray, thank you 😂
Shahan (10 days ago)
Wrong! blue seats represent cold, the airline i travel in has green seats
Brayden Ma (9 days ago)
thats sorta true too!:I
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Cole Wilkie (10 days ago)
6:22 if a plane was like that towards the airport I wound not be smiling like that 😂😂😂
Mark Olsen (11 days ago)
click bait
Shawn Elliott (11 days ago)
What planes are cold? lol. I have flown more times than I can count and the inside of the plane is warm to uncomfortably warm.
Basanta Nayak (11 days ago)
Amount of money to be
Jenny Taylor (11 days ago)
The best
Elika Mohebbat (11 days ago)
In November I have a flight that takes two days!
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What does the thumbnail have to do with this vid
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Wasim Ansari (12 days ago)
Spicejet still uses red seats on its turboprop planes.
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Quokka Prince (12 days ago)
You just called airlines greedy scoundrels... Its for a reason. Its expensive to run an airline, they have to pay for fuel. Maintenence. And paint. And purchases for planes. And food. And seats. They basically have to pay for everything. So dont call them greedy scoundrels, call them people who just save money for good reason.
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Im afriad of heights
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Mine seat is always green
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Jessica Hill (14 days ago)
The last 3 flights I’ve been on had grey seats.
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Ninja Kid (15 days ago)
I liked even if have never have been on a air plane
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Jax Gipson (16 days ago)
I haven't been on a plane before but I'm going to Germany so this is going to be my first time on a plane so I don't really know if it's cold or not
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joseph Manlongat (16 days ago)
Great video
SwissRoll Otaku (17 days ago)
they should be red so any bloodstains go unnoticed.
Noura Alshubaily (17 days ago)
It’s so cold on a plane
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Anchin29 (17 days ago)
But Thai airways’s seats are purple
ShinkōAsian (17 days ago)
*Have u ever noticed that airplane seats are always blue?* Me: No... The only plane I've only been on is AirAsia and their seats are red Xdddd
The Noobinator (18 days ago)
6:52
I Hate my son (18 days ago)
Two deck
Jason Cummings (18 days ago)
Our sky is blue. The creator knew this was important to us. imagine it being another color...like red, green, yellow, purple.
ZBFC Brady (18 days ago)
When I was on a scoot flight it was really hot
Emma LI (18 days ago)
Coldness 😱 me!
Chaosga (18 days ago)
Fabric or leather
Chaosga (18 days ago)
But clouds are wite
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Heri Suryadi (19 days ago)
Wow very good
Richard Nixon (20 days ago)
Well, in United it's always blue because blood stains are less visible in blue
Right
Lol.
Brown Media (21 days ago)
Air India is having red seats
Lyrics Anderson (21 days ago)
Awesome!

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