From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Sanjiv Kapoor) Organization: University of Pennsylvania Date: 22 Sep 95 00:18:32 References: 1 2 Followups: 1 2
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Steve Lacker (email@example.com) wrote: : Martin Fiddler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: : > : >When I fly on older aircraft, there is invariably an individual air vent : >for each passenger. These supply a welcoming blast of cool air, but : >if not wanted they can obviously be turned off. Great. : > : >The more modern aircraft I've been on, including B747-400, B757-200, : >A320, etc, do not have these. This seems a reall pity, as I find they : >provide much greater comfort and control of ones own envioronment. <cut> I have flown 747-400s on Thai, Singapore, Cathay, Air China, and Air India, as well as A330s on Cathay and Dragonair, in the last couple of months. The only airline that still had these air-vents was Air-India, much to my surprise (because they are not normally known for their attention to in-flight amenities). I, too, find the option to do away with air-vents one of the distressing aspects of the newer airplanes! :-( -Sanjiv.