This seems all the way ratchet. VivaColombia, a Colombian airline company is looking to remove all seating and have passenger stand similar to taking local bus or train transportation. Imagine taking off..or landing for that matter. Their goal is to make airfare lower so they can get more people on a plane, especially during their holiday season (I feel as though the more I type the worse it gets). According to Yahoo.com, in an interview with the Miami Herald, the CEO of VivaColombia, William Shaw had this to say about "vertical travel":
Who cares if you don’t have an inflight entertainment system for a one-hour flight? Who cares that there aren’t marble floors… or that you don’t get free peanuts?
Me sir. I do. I want the peanuts. And oh, also, I want to plant my butt in a seat for the duration of the flight. For more info, hit the link bel