• Trust me, I tried that and everything else. But I'm 193 cm tall (90 cm waist), had my head touching the top of the shell behind the seat, and still had the tray digging into my hipbone. Hope for everyone else's sakes that their personal anatomy won't preclude them from being comfortable in the ne...

  • All you people voting my comment down: sorry but that was my experience. I've been Velocity Gold for 2 years, waited excitedly a long time for the new seat, and was superbly disappointed. It's just not at all comfortable to sleep on your side in it, no matter how much you'd like to be seduced by ...

  • Not my experience. The Business sleeps hot and constrained, and jabs you in the hipbone if you sleep on your side. I'd take a QF Skybed any day over the torture device that was The Business. So sad; I was so excited to try The Business and have never felt more disappointed in an airplane seat.

  • What do you mean "best business seat across the Pacific?" I hated it! I sleep on my side and the tray table, which can't be moved, dug into my hipbone the entire flight. It's also very hot and constraining of your legs under the TV when fully reclined. Style over function, couldn't wait for the f...

  • Designing Virgin's 'The Business'

    Jul 13, 2016, 03:03 PM

    Never been so disappointed in a new airline seat. Style WAY over functionality, I'm afraid. Flew it Saturday LAX->BNE. I'm 1.93m tall with about a 94cm waist and 98cm hips (measured at hip bones). It felt as tight as an MRI tube, and was just as constraining and difficult to move around in onc...

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