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How the Other Half Lives


And what antics transpire within?

This morning, whilst savoring my morning ritual of Fortnum & Mason and The Sydney Morning Herald, I ran across this item about the charter jets used by most American sports teams. It seems like Delta has a good grip on the business, holding contracts with half of the MLB franchises.

The article is worth checking out for some insight into the business side of the charter service and a cool slideshow of what the planes are like inside, if you’re not a baseball player/journalist/groupie and have never had the pleasure of seeing one.

Apparently the NBA configurations have 60″ of legroom between seats. That’s five feet! You could lay David Eckstein out in front of you as a floormat and you’d both be perfectly comfortable (especially if you were considerate enough to remove your shoes first).