Movie? I’ll SHOW you a movie!

February 15, 2008

I could be in big trouble for showing this, but I was able to sneak a photo from this week’s super-secret conference of commercial airline designers. They are planning the next generation of air travel, which will make today’s flights seem like the good old days.

It turns out, by introducing a tombstone-sized slab of limestone in the boarding process, a jumbo jet can actually hold 6,000 passengers. Even more, if they take the bargain “shirtless shuttle,” as seen here. 

The guy on the left represents the flight attendants of the future, who will carry Louisville Sluggers. They will still say things like “May I get you anything?” to the passengers, but in the future, that will mostly be sarcasm. 

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sandwich-360.jpgStuntmen perform in a park to celebrate Chinese New Year in Xiangfan, February 10, 2008. REUTERS/ Stringer

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Next generation?! I take it you’ve never flown Air Canada?

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

This reminds me of walking in right at the end of what must have been an interesting conversation.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Maybe it’s sentimental, but I like the way we celebrate new year in the US.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

I can’t wait until this is released as a new Wii computer game!

Posted by Nocturnal Bob | Report as abusive

What I’m surprised at this picture is that there is a big crowd. Either people in this part of the world are really entertained by this stuff, or there’s no HBO there…

I’d love to see what would happen if you put a little alcohol into the mix!

Posted by Nocturnal Bob | Report as abusive

I would have thought that Gallagher’s gimic would have worn off by now…

Posted by Nocturnal Bob | Report as abusive