Comfort Experience in Air Travel: Research Methods and Design

Research output: ThesisDissertation (TU Delft)

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Comfort, which is defined as “a pleasant state or relaxed feeling of a human being in reaction to its environment”, plays an important role in air travel both for passengers and airlines. However, the combination of strict safety regulations, limited space, and a large variation in passenger body types make aircraft cabins challenging environments to create comfort. The studies presented in this PhD thesis focus on different aspects of comfort experience in air travel and are aimed to be helpful for aircraft interior designers, as well as airlines to have creative design solutions for inflight comfort issues in the future...
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Delft University of Technology
  • Vink, P., Supervisor
  • Song, Y., Supervisor
Award date2 Oct 2023
Print ISBNs978-94-6366-736-4
Publication statusPublished - 2023


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