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A recent Yahoo article showed a prize-winning design that may make it possible for economy airline seats to be quickly flipped up into flat beds and back again. That’s the good news. The bad news is that airlines will probably flip the ticket charges up to premium economy and/or business prices.

Called The Butterfly Seats, they were created by Hong Kong’s James Lee of Paperclip Design. Do they bring back memories? Grizzled WW2 and Korean War vets today may recall being squeezed into tight seat-flip-to-bunk cocoons in cross-country troop trains and cross-ocean Navy transports. www.yahoo.com/travel/the-new-airline-seat-that-turns-economy-into-business-101370413642

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