That's Why Airplane Seats Are Almost Always Blue

  • Published on Apr 7, 2018
  • Have you ever noticed how airplane seats are almost always blue, and have you ever wondered if there’s a special reason for that? We’re going to answer this and other popular plane-related questions and also help you pick the best seat aboard as a bonus.
    With the stress and apprehension that comes with traveling, especially by air, airlines understood that it’s important to calm passengers down and reassure them that everything’s gonna be alright. It turns out blue is the perfect color to send that message.
    As for materials, the seats can be upholstered with either faux leather or fabric. As a rule, in aircrafts used for long-distance flights, like transatlantic ones, the seats are upholstered with fabric because it’s more breathable for the skin, so passengers won’t sweat, chafe, or experience any discomfort.
    Tracks on the floor of the aircraft allow rows of seats to be organized at the airline’s discretion, so companies take advantage of this in order to install as many seats as they can physically cram into the space. That’s why plane windows don’t line up with the seats.
    Most planes are painted white to save money on fuel. The heavier the plane is (and it gets heavier when painted), the more fuel it needs. The color white also reflects light better, which means the plane won’t overheat because of the sun’s rays. Plus, white makes it easier to notice cracks, leaks, and any other damage that needs to be fixed.
    The temperature onboard is kept close to freezing for a reason. Many airplane passengers get hypoxia, which is when a person is more likely to faint at high altitudes than on the ground. It happens when bodily tissues don’t get enough oxygen. To minimize the risk of it, airlines keep the temperature low.
    Music: Rondo Brothers - Special Ed
    Why are the seats blue? 0:50
    Fabric or leather? 2:41
    Why don’t plane windows line up with the seats? 3:53
    Why are planes white? 4:53
    Why is it so cold on planes? 6:07
    Where do the pilots sleep? 7:27
    Bonus: how to choose the best seat 8:40
    -According to scientists, most people associate the color blue with reliability and safety, which is essential even for travelers who don’t suffer from aerophobia. Blue slows down your heart rate and relaxes tension.
    -As a rule, in aircrafts used for long-distance flights, the seats are upholstered with fabric because it’s more breathable for the skin. Artificial leather works great for short flights. It’s extremely wearproof, and even spilled drinks don’t stain it.
    -Plane windows don’t line up with the seats because airlines care about profits and try to install as many seats as they can physically cram into the space.
    -Planes are white out of economy: paint can make a plane anywhere from 600-1,200 lbs heavier, and the heavier the aircraft is, the more fuel it needs.
    -To minimize the risk of passengers fainting, airlines keep the temperature and air pressure in the cabin really low.
    -On flights that are longer than 10½ hours, pilots take turns resting in private bunks for the crew. In case there’s no special rest area onboard or if the flight isn’t that long, pilots take a break in the seat rows within or near the cockpit or even in the passenger cabin.
    -If you don’t want to listen to the hum of the engine throughout your whole flight, then choose a seat closer to the airplane’s nose. If you’re tall, be sure to sit next to the emergency exit.
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Comments • 5 902

    BRIGHT SIDE  8 months ago +635

    Why are the seats blue? 0:50
    Fabric or leather? 2:41
    Why don’t plane windows line up with the seats? 3:53
    Why are planes white? 4:53
    Why is it so cold on planes? 6:07
    Where do the pilots sleep? 7:27
    Bonus: how to choose the best seat 8:40

    • Doggo Pleun
      Doggo Pleun 29 days ago


    • Taiba pinapple
      Taiba pinapple Month ago


    • Virgie Uy
      Virgie Uy Month ago

      I Think 🤔 The Seats Are Blue Because Why Not Are The Seats Blue Or Maybe More Boy Are In The Plane Or Airplane And Some Girls???✈️✈️🤗🤗😊😊😘😘💺💺

    • Alan D
      Alan D Month ago


      I LUV PIZZA 2 months ago


  • kaiden tot
    kaiden tot Hour ago


  • SparklePlayzYT
    SparklePlayzYT 2 hours ago

    hello bright side

  • gigi seril
    gigi seril 6 hours ago


  • Måns Henriksson
    Måns Henriksson 11 hours ago

    Aahhh the Boeing seven seven seven

  • Kimberly Teran
    Kimberly Teran 11 hours ago


  • Nevada West
    Nevada West 20 hours ago

    Omg it’s sooooo cold and if you don’t have a jacket or sweater the whole ride will be so uncomfortable 😣


    i just returned from a flight yesterday but i haven't notice the colour of plane seats

  • Ilovevideos 99
    Ilovevideos 99 Day ago +1

    I can't wait to go on an airplane trip

  • Muhammad Choukaier

    once i sat right behind the emergency door, ready for anything

  • Gurnoor Singh
    Gurnoor Singh Day ago

    Why do hman drive the plan

  • john edmond
    john edmond Day ago


  • Pratush Fingo
    Pratush Fingo Day ago

    Emirates airlines airlines have pinkish colours

  • sd v
    sd v 2 days ago

    Why not have more windows?

  • Abel Remark
    Abel Remark 2 days ago +1

    (9:12) ... no the site does not tell where the windows are.

  • haider iqbal
    haider iqbal 2 days ago


  • Boris Odavić
    Boris Odavić 2 days ago

    I want to go to germany!

  • Shadow 3319
    Shadow 3319 3 days ago


  • Niyas Abhilash
    Niyas Abhilash 3 days ago

    That I don't know

  • Amel Mulovic
    Amel Mulovic 3 days ago

    Awesome and 💩

  • Tank
    Tank 4 days ago


  • Wilmerace Tawatdizon

    Why the sky is blue?

  • Valtsu 136
    Valtsu 136 4 days ago +1

    The seating can be 3-3, 2-2

  • carone gaur
    carone gaur 4 days ago

    Some of the seats are different colors

  • Prabhnoor kaur
    Prabhnoor kaur 4 days ago +2

    I went on the airline called Turkimenistan And it was so hot in the plane

  • Abdulaziz Alarfaj
    Abdulaziz Alarfaj 4 days ago


  • Gab Carrera
    Gab Carrera 4 days ago

    realy this video is about airplane and the ad is an airplane too! what an coincidence

    ROBLOXGAMER171 6K 4 days ago

    There not blue on Air India AI

  • Armaan Kapadia
    Armaan Kapadia 5 days ago +1


  • Cathy Robinson
    Cathy Robinson 6 days ago

    Amazing 😉

    xDUNNDADAx 6 days ago

    5hey pepisle mdejdnrjdn39

  • satyam yadav
    satyam yadav 7 days ago +1


  • vrinda sikka
    vrinda sikka 7 days ago

    Fake when i go to so short flight it is same as long flight

  • Savege Marcel
    Savege Marcel 8 days ago +2

    The seats are blue!
    My are blue!
    The sky is blue

  • Dah Cringe
    Dah Cringe 9 days ago

    Spirit airlines is yellow?????????????????¿¡

  • Khanh Quach
    Khanh Quach 9 days ago

    not quite right! many airlines choose different colour, Emerate grey, United choose black, etc .....

    • Jonas Simkus
      Jonas Simkus 7 days ago

      Emerate ive never heard of that airline

  • Lol
    Lol 10 days ago

    I've only flown on WestJet and Air Canada

  • Freddy Lubin
    Freddy Lubin 11 days ago

    I can't remember the last time I got a meal (or water) on a flight. And I fly three to four times a year.

  • Gus Amro
    Gus Amro 12 days ago


  • Octoling Girl :3 Emerald
    Octoling Girl :3 Emerald 12 days ago +1

    Airplanes are really cold. Sometimes when it’s cold It’s still cold when I where a jacket.

    • Alaya Gutierrez
      Alaya Gutierrez 8 days ago

      There's actually a reason for it being cold I knew like the reason like yesterday but now i forgot so just look it up ....

  • Rebecca Swindells
    Rebecca Swindells 13 days ago


  • Avy Cabral
    Avy Cabral 13 days ago


  • gourav gupta
    gourav gupta 13 days ago

    Bad video

  • Amel Mulovic
    Amel Mulovic 15 days ago

    Ridll time:
    What are the ten numbers that are missing?
    Count by 5!

  • nadohawk
    nadohawk 15 days ago

    Also keep in mind some aircraft have the emergency row exit near the center lavatory. I had an emergency row seat on a 5-hour flight and other passengers were constantly waiting in front of my seat, one passenger even stepped on my feet....I ended up with less room than had I chosen a normal row. But of course, that's from the rudeness of other passengers.

  • Steven pat2
    Steven pat2 17 days ago


  • Alfred sipalay the other Display the Bar Confidant

    Good morning and the other day that I was a little more of an old friend of the most the first place in the other hand

  • Logan Reiz
    Logan Reiz 19 days ago

    love your channel

  • Aris van de Moortel
    Aris van de Moortel 19 days ago +1

    I AM going to a plane tomorrow

  • The Pony Place
    The Pony Place 19 days ago


  • itsjaylanicolee.
    itsjaylanicolee. 20 days ago

    So it’s a Crip Plane??

  • James Greene
    James Greene 20 days ago +5

    Why are seats blue? To hide dirt! 35 years in aircraft maintenance.

  • Natan Krawchuk
    Natan Krawchuk 21 day ago

    Mango is still orange I fly it around S.A.

  • rajesh mishra
    rajesh mishra 21 day ago

    Indigo airlines has flight attendants coming from both sides

    KASHINATH 7 22 days ago

    My favorite color is blue planes seats are also blue 😮😮

  • John Alberto
    John Alberto 23 days ago

    Is this why my favoret color is blue

  • Hi There
    Hi There 23 days ago

    The bonus.. it’s just a advertisement, you can see the seat map with any airline app while ur in-app

  • Lauren Ruggiero
    Lauren Ruggiero 24 days ago

    its to calm the passengers down because the color blue is reliability and calm and if they were red them people wouldve been panicking.

  • Family Praxedis
    Family Praxedis 24 days ago


  • Jaden Emmert
    Jaden Emmert 24 days ago

    I’ve only been on airplanes with 3-3 seating arrangements. And I’ve been on at least more then 20 airplanes

  • Amandeep Bindal
    Amandeep Bindal 24 days ago


  • pink cakes
    pink cakes 24 days ago

    I'm scard of airplane

    THE SKULLY GAMER # 24 days ago

    Actually their is a cabin temp system also in the cockpit!

    RATNESH KAURAV 25 days ago

    ayati . OMG.👍👍👍👌👌👌👍👍👌

  • Mandira Lamichhane
    Mandira Lamichhane 26 days ago


  • Lenz Faraday
    Lenz Faraday 26 days ago

    I legit got a airplane ad

  • LaxNight
    LaxNight 27 days ago +11

    But, but...........

    The airlines I have been on, have red seats..........

  • CheetahBoy14
    CheetahBoy14 27 days ago

    Im all about access to the lavatory. I need to use it alot and always choose a end seat. I really dint care if people continueosley ask me to get up so they can get out because I understand and know how they feel. To be honest I rarely ever get a drink when they ask me what to drink because it just makes me get up every 45 minutes at thr least. Best seat for me is all the way at the back on an end. The lavatory is then just a couple steps away.

  • Alyssaxx
    Alyssaxx 27 days ago

    ehum I always fly with Transavia and their chairs are green

    FREE MOVIES STATION 28 days ago


  • Anaya'h Amucha
    Anaya'h Amucha 28 days ago


  • Ned Rose
    Ned Rose 28 days ago


  • Doggo Pleun
    Doggo Pleun 29 days ago

    BUT MAH plains have green seats

  • makai gangadeen
    makai gangadeen Month ago

    the best

  • Crystal Cox
    Crystal Cox Month ago

    no it's becuz they're sad chairs

  • Milla the fan n
    Milla the fan n Month ago

    Almost always? 😂

  • Itai Barkan 1412
    Itai Barkan 1412 Month ago +2

    9:39 If you sit near the aisle there are more chances to be sick, Sit near the window and Dont get sick

  • Íris Hulda Arnarsdóttir

    Im always hot when im flying not cold am i diffrent?🤭

  • lovdusk
    lovdusk Month ago +1

    i literally hate blue and i want my own private customed airplane

  • Alleviate Virtual Assistance

    I went on a flight and the crew sleeper up stairs and the floor was covered in mattresses

  • Richard zhong
    Richard zhong Month ago greedy

  • kobi hershkovitz
    kobi hershkovitz Month ago

    The seat color surprised me
    Afaik, airlines know about the emergency exits being the best seats and they charge more for them - the first row behind first class is better as it has the last space and reclines, but that's in long haul flight not short stuffy three hour low cost inter-europe flights

  • Fan Facts
    Fan Facts Month ago +1

    Most are blue but the airline WizzAir. Has pink seats.

  • srikrishnan Purushothaman

    Hi random people scrolling down

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    Intidee 3hundred3 Month ago +6



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    itz Musawer Month ago

    Useless information ℹ️

  • Noreen Amin
    Noreen Amin Month ago +1

    I have been on a plane that had maroon colored seats on both long and short flight.....

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    Toxic_acid Month ago +1

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    AzK Destroy Month ago


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    Sooriya Thavamani Month ago


  • Atomic Blader
    Atomic Blader Month ago

    I never knew this, good job

  • Maiasaura Fox
    Maiasaura Fox Month ago


    • Heidi Songer
      Heidi Songer 2 days ago

      Just one thing to tell you sometimes it’s hot inside the plane

  • Maiasaura Fox
    Maiasaura Fox Month ago

    Not on Ethiopian airlines

  • This is a Person
    This is a Person Month ago


  • L&NGaming
    L&NGaming Month ago

    I’m going to Germany at the end of may 2019

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    Aliyan Zahid Month ago

    don't try to read more
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  • BerserkTheKid
    BerserkTheKid Month ago

    I’m sure I’ll never need this information in my life.

  • Tess Interlicchia
    Tess Interlicchia Month ago

    i love yore vids

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    Noben 3 Month ago