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Why Are Airplane Seats Blue?

I was recently on a Southwest flight waiting for what seemed like forever for a gate to open up, so I could make my connecting flight. This gave me a chance to check out the new Boeing 737-700 that was recently added to their fleet. It had that new plane scent, extremely clean surfaces, and the typical uncomfortable seats.  What struck me most was the brightness of the new blue airplane seats. I started to realize that many major airlines including Southwest, Delta Airlines, and United Airlines to name a few have some shade of blue seats. I couldn't imagine blue was the only color option at the Boeing factory, so this got me thinking.

Have you ever wondered why airplane seats are blue? It's not just because the airline wants to create a cool and calming atmosphere. The color blue is actually known to have a psychological effect on people. In this blog post, we will discuss the psychology of blue and why it is such a popular color for airplane seats!

The color blue has long been associated with feelings of calm and relaxation. This is why it is often used in bedrooms and bathrooms, as it helps to create a serene environment. Blue is also known to be a very calming color for the mind, which is why it is often used in meditation and yoga practices.

When it comes to airplane seats, the color blue can help to reduce anxiety and stress levels. This is especially important for long flights, as it can help to make the experience more bearable. It has even been shown that blue light exposure can help to improve sleep quality!

So next time you're on a flight, take a look around at all of the blue seats and know that there's a reason for it! The color blue is not only aesthetically pleasing, but it also has some great psychological benefits.

Now if we could only solve the mystery behind why all economy airplane seats are uncomfortable? We'll have to leave that for another day.

Safe Travels!

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