This clip from the flick Soul Plane, starring Kevin Hart and Snoop Dog, pretty much depicts flying Coach for the commercial airline traveler today. Flying “low class”, as it called in the film, has taken any joy of travelling by Part 121 carriers.
In real life, we don’t have the storage lockers as overhead luggage bins (yet) or the subway-like interior! But never underestimate the airlines’ desire to cheapen the flying experience nor the GP’s willingness to accept it.
The “charlie-foxtrots” don’t seem to mind: