Airlines that have Transatlantic and other extended flights often offer their passengers the option of a pod-seat chair accommodation. These seats recline further than the typical airline seats, and in most cases, recline a complete 180 degrees into a flat bed. The pod seats are offered as an option in most first-class and above seating areas.
Virgin Atlantic Airways
The upper class sections of Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 747s offer 44 flatbed seat pods. When these seats are reclined fully to 180 degrees, they offer passengers the same space as a bed.
Mexicana Airlines Boeing 767s offer 40 mini-pod seats in the MexicanaElite section; these seats recline, but not completely flat. While most pod seats are advertised to recline 180 degrees into a flat bed, these seats recline 175 degrees. Passengers can still kick back as if in a reclining chair, but they will not be laying flat as if in bed.
The Royal Brunei Boeing 767s offer business-class passengers 23 SkyDreamer pod seats that recline 77 degrees. They will not lay horizontal to form a bed, but they recline much further than a typical economy-class seat to offer passengers more comfort.
The British Airways Boeing 777s offer 14 first-class passengers flatbed sleeping pods that recline 180 degrees. They also offer 48 flatbed seats for Club World travellers that recline fully into beds as well.
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