Bilal Ekşi, the general manager of THY, whose flights were suspended due to coronavirus measures and will start to operate again in June, said that no decision was taken that the seats would remain empty in the aircraft.
Turkish Airlines (THY), which suspended flights due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will restart flights on June 1. Bilal Ekşi, General Manager of Turkish Airlines (THY), answered one of the most curious questions among the new measures and practices in the flight industry.
Saying that a decision has not yet been made such as the empty side seats on the planes, Ekşi said in his post on his Twitter account:
“The question you're wondering!
Will the SIDE SEAT be empty on airplanes?
Answer: In the aviation and health authorities; ANY DIFFICULT DECISION HAS BEEN DON'T BE TAKEN FOR THE FOLLOWING, such as aircraft ventilation systems, HEPA filters and high risk of inflight transmission in scientific research. ”
The world is looking for an answer to the seating arrangement
On the other hand, Airbus and Silicon Valley-based startup Koniku Inc. An answer is sought for the seating system in aircraft with a project initiated in partnership with.
The two companies started to work on developing a device that would have the potential to detect diseases with the sensors they own. According to Koniku Inc., the device smells the air and reports what's inside. It is stated that the device, which is still in the prototype stage, can be used in airports and aircraft if it passes the tests.
Italian armchair firm Aviointeriors, on the other hand, published the design study in which it sought to answer the question of how to make plane trips in the post-epidemic period. In the “Janus” seat design published by Aviointeriors from the Instagram account, glass panes are placed between the passengers to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus.