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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 (11 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
Jovita Sanga (1 day ago)
Ok
Isaac Lowe (6 days ago)
LOL like if u get the joke "where do pilots sleep 7:27"
JJ Loh (12 days ago)
One airline called Air Asia and their airplane seats color are red
Jimmy Izzard (16 days ago)
@Alxssa Msp & Joyjammer10 No these are my peanuts
Mummy Hodgkinson (1 month ago)
Infinity ♾ with you
Alex Preisler (2 hours ago)
Wheres first class front or back of plane probaly front
Maharlika Mananabas (2 hours ago)
Awesome!
Adriel dana Urdaneta (18 hours ago)
we have a long flight to dubai
kitty katya M (21 hours ago)
I shared it
kitty katya M (21 hours ago)
Cool
Omar (22 hours ago)
9:47 not right sir, as I work in the industry as a flight attendant, also based on the aircraft configuration we start the service from the back galley where the food stored, also front seats are not safe in crashes event 🙂
mistary vedios (1 day ago)
If plane emergency crash to Hawaii can rescue
piranhaboy 47 (1 day ago)
Where abouts in Hawaii I will call a search party
mistary vedios (1 day ago)
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Marcing Magsayo (1 day ago)
Your channel is so cool
Neon star Raven (1 day ago)
Turn on ur airplane mode on ur phone then throw ur phone and it will fly XD
vijay vijay (1 day ago)
You are the best
Tom R. (1 day ago)
Transavia has green lol
Jeremy Watson (1 day ago)
I love your vids
Michelle A. Galamgam (2 days ago)
Air Asia's seats are not blue its red and black
Kim Rønhof (2 days ago)
just fly business then the seat is usually good !!! ok that's cheat -- but it is true !!!
YESSS I’m going to fly to Jamaica tomorrow and this popped up in the recommended
Get air phobia must better than been cold
Binoy Mathew (4 days ago)
i went to seatguru but my flight was not there
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guysiddyfo (5 days ago)
Nice to have a competent narrator on a video.
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Alla Said (6 days ago)
Who is this twice once in 2018 and again in 2019 like if you did this because I did
Jaden Cryan (8 days ago)
Food starts at the back of the plane
Mr Woofey Woofey (9 days ago)
I thought it was blue because it is cheaper
Ariana world fan (9 days ago)
The seats on JetBlue airlines are all green
MrCrazyMan Games (9 days ago)
6:11 I think it is cold because the higher you get the colder... I was on a airplane going to Mexico and it said that the temperature was below negative when the airplane was high enough
Lalremkima Sailo (10 days ago)
Awesome!
King Deer (10 days ago)
Same as trains
Jennifer Waggoner (10 days ago)
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Jennifer Waggoner (10 days ago)
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WeedIsHealthyForYou (11 days ago)
Awesome!
Mist 666 (12 days ago)
7:13 Uh didn’t you in another vid, say NOT. TO. TAKE. THE. BLANKETS. because they might be dirty and stained???
Jimmy Izzard (11 days ago)
True i saw that vid
Mist 666 (12 days ago)
6:12 I’ve never been cold
Mist 666 (12 days ago)
5:02 to look like a cloud so it blends in! Jk
Mist 666 (12 days ago)
2:17 so does black
Mist 666 (12 days ago)
I prefer black
ncsuor (12 days ago)
Cold on planes - I haven't been cold on a plane during the Spring, Summer, Fall in 12+ years. They are always hot now.
Smitha1798 (13 days ago)
Awesome
mr. no life (13 days ago)
So... Why.. Do we need to know this again..?
BugattiChirron (14 days ago)
Plane Seat designer: •See's This Video• Plane Seat designer: Oh alright I am going to make the seats a different colour so the plane will be unique. Bright Side: AM I A JOKE TO YOU?
Thank you sir Bright side.
Seshu B (14 days ago)
Love u Bright side
shelley Dekel (15 days ago)
I get really hot in airplanes
shelley Dekel (15 days ago)
Wow! That's amaising!
Eliz Donovan (15 days ago)
Hate that pounding loud music. 🌲🌝☘️
Mist 666 (12 days ago)
It’s fine to me but they could use the tune of a real song
wolf squad (15 days ago)
Awesome video!!!
Silver playz yt (15 days ago)
Thai air lines dosnt have blue seats
Sophie Lim (15 days ago)
All the planes that I go on all the seats are red.
Firasat Syed (15 days ago)
i saw HI
Rapisu and Hamutarou (15 days ago)
10:24 Harmony
Kelly Tran (16 days ago)
MY MOM WAS BORN ON 1980
minion vava (16 days ago)
Why si my plane not cold at all
92Iowa Country (16 days ago)
Austrian Airlines has red seats as well as red uniforms for the flight attendants. It gives it a very German feel, which isn't a bad thing because they make good stuff.
SuperGamer 7675 (17 days ago)
Awesome!
Jimmy Andersson (17 days ago)
My favourite calorie is blue
awsome
Mohammad Talfiti (17 days ago)
But isn't blue the color of sadness and depression?
katrinia Nelson (18 days ago)
These
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ljparrot aj (19 days ago)
!AWESOME
The sensitivity of the eye is weak to the wavelength of the blue color. So it's the best choice about the blue color
Ayescha Girl (19 days ago)
Yay,,
Derrick Hodge II (19 days ago)
Austin surprised me there please have that fakes I've learned something new today
Lorhen Ortiz (20 days ago)
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Lorhen Ortiz (20 days ago)
Coooollllllll!!!!!!!!
Irma Romo (20 days ago)
At 407 there is a mountain with snow on it it looks like bird poop lol i had to say it there i said it
veronica 1507 (20 days ago)
awsome!!
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Molly Davies (22 days ago)
well jet 2 plane is not blue
You say it is good too keep the temp cold. When in GA, I pull the heat all the way on
what's up evan (22 days ago)
But lcc or bugget plane in asia are leather black
TNT Plumbing (22 days ago)
I once found an airplane with *_gray_* seats
OsE-11 JoseJoel (22 days ago)
Their is one question I want you to Ask are you a scientist cause you know smart thing's
zahra khalisha laksana (23 days ago)
Uhhh....What about brown? I ever ride a plane and the seat color is brown....
Curious - (24 days ago)
I Love Plane A380.
Avtar Singh (25 days ago)
You are the best
David Graham (25 days ago)
Dragonair used to have blue and red seats before the rebranding, now they are black I think. Business class on Cathay Dragon are now green, because the parent company's (Cathay Pacific) main colour is green.
Genise Delasan (26 days ago)
Awesome!!!
xxx xxx (27 days ago)
Why do we climb in mountain is hard to climb and then we go down is easy???? This question is important😁😁😁😁
anaya vance (27 days ago)
Awsome
Gaming E1ite (27 days ago)
EasyJet and jet2 ???
jasper Hawn (27 days ago)
Could do without the horrible background music in this video for sure
Brena Davis (28 days ago)
What questions surprised most is the airplane colors I did not realize blue pattern was cool and that the airplane outside is white for lighter type white. Bre
Derpy (28 days ago)
6:22 I don't mind the airplane being cold as it helps me sleep, as well as I'm used to cold temperatures as I keep A.C on most of the time, it's just my opinion.
Ezekiel Gela (28 days ago)
Idk why but Cebu Pacific's seats are green🤔
Lyrie The best (28 days ago)
Southwest uses blue planes though
Laizu Ahmed (29 days ago)
✈️✈️🛬🛫
KristinaDances (30 days ago)
Nok Air has pink,purple,or orange seats 😂
Diamond Lumawag (30 days ago)
Awesome!
Official Frostbite (30 days ago)
why planes aren't blue?
Jessica McClelland (30 days ago)
i like going on planes
Theo Michon (30 days ago)
Noo
D N (30 days ago)
Very informative. Thank you 😊
FatSardine (30 days ago)
I'm going to Brazil this June 25,2019. First I'll be flying to Fort Lauderdale,FL. Then I'll be flying to So Paulo, Brazil. Then I'll be flying to Goiania, Brazil. I'm so excited!
Sushama Rege (1 month ago)
Excellent!!
Jane Holgate (1 month ago)
Brightside: why MOST planes have blue seats. Viewers: I know a plane that doesn't have blue seats. 🤔🤔 think people just want to be right and patronising.
ethan Hok (1 month ago)
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Denny Cahyalie (1 month ago)
I never feel too cold in airplane. Because i have great tolerant for cold weather.
Julian Sailo (1 month ago)
Brightside you are the best in riddle and otherthings

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