Photos show just how dramatically less glamorous flying economy is today compared to the golden age of aviation

TWA Boeing 747

  • The advent of commercial air travel has changed the way humanity interacts.
  • The latest passengers figures released by IATA show that a whopping 4.1 billion people around the world took to the skies in 2017, up 7.3% over the previous year.
  • The arrival of jet-powered passenger flight in the mid-1950s really kicked things into the high gear.
  • As the number of passenger skyrocket, so has the public’s complaints about the shortcomings of modern air travel.
  • Here’s a look a how flying in economy compares with the past.

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Source : BusinessInsider.Com

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