Sleeping on a flight is rarely comfortable, even if you’re in first class. But American Airlines hopes some exhaustively engineered sleep accessories can change that.
The airline is partnering with mattress company Casper to offer first and business class customers a mattress pad, duvet, pillow, blanket, lumbar pillow, pajamas and slippers starting in December.
It remains to be seen if a few fancy products can really improve in-flight sleeping, but Casper claims it went above and beyond to design and test these accessories. Its engineers studied the travel environment to create the blanket and duvet, and the pillow has hundreds of thousands of small fibers to get “the perfect balance of support and breathability.” The prototype “dream” sleep products were also tested on the longest American flight: Los Angeles to Auckland, New Zealand. Read more…
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Original Post: American Airlines ups its pillow game by tossing in a mattress pad, duvet, lumbar pillow, and pajamas