Un interessantissimo articolo da Thedesignair.net prendendo spunto dalla diatriba nata in seguito alla possibilità di creare zone separate per uomini o donne a bordo degli aerei della Saudia
A recent article on CNBC and the Daily Mail has highlighted how Saudia is considering segregating male and female passengers onboard its planes. Whilst we take this story with a pinch of salt, it does highlight how design onboard can either aid or hinder an airline’s core requirements. Whilst the laws have allegedly come in force from the Saudi government rather than the airline themselves, this comes from a very reserved nation, which has some of the strictest rules, especially for females.
It should be noted that the airline itself, is a fairly progressive company in Saudi Arabia, employing females to serve onboard (although not nationals) and offering women’s only booking offices with all the same comfort and amenities. That said, they do respect their local custom, there is a prayer area onboard (no different to Etihad or Emirates that both offer the same) and a prayer from the Qur’an…
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