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  • Finally, we had a guy with terrible indigestion and no Tums, driving a huge flat-bed rig in a pouring rainstorm with a two-story home on the back, turning mistakenly into a dead-end street.

    Norman Lear: My Start in Television

  • The Boeing Company Business-class passengers on All Nippon Airways have flat-bed seats with 180-degree recline.

    How Dreamy Is the Dreamliner?

  • GS1 tests barcodes in a small lab in Lawrenceville, N.J., that is filled with new and old flat-bed scanners, hand-held scanners, and overhead scanners.

    Art in Aisle 5: Barcodes Enter Expressionist Period

  • This has helped earn Mr. Fyfe the position as inaugural chairman of Star Alliance, the world's largest airline alliance, not to mention requests from other airlines for the technology behind the "sky couch," which offers flat-bed seating in economy.

    A Focus on People Keeps Little Guy Flying High

  • In Imjingak, seven kilometers south of the inter-Korean border, a convoy of flat-bed trucks pulled out of the Imjingak Peace Park carrying 300 tons of flour, bound for North Korea.

    South Korean Groups Send Truckloads of Flour Into North

  • After putting its energy into the 2008 acquisition of Northwest Airlines, the Atlanta-based carrier plans to spend more than $2 billion through 2013 to lure travelers with new flat-bed seats, video on demand and upgraded facilities in hotly contested markets such as New York.

    Delta Refocuses

  • Yet United Continental expects more than 100 planes, or about 65% of its international fleet, will have flat-bed seating by the end of this year.

    Delta Refocuses

  • Delta also plans to have 50 of its transoceanic airplanes outfitted with flat-bed seats in business class by next summer, and double that number by 2013.

    Delta Refocuses

  • The airline, a result of the October 2010 merger of United Airlines and Continental Airlines, is adding lie-flat seats on 62 additional long-distance aircraft, bringing the total aircraft with flat-bed seats to 185, more than any other U.S. carrier, the company said.

    United Continental Spruces Up Cabins

  • Mr. Compton said the airline plans to install flat-bed seats and on-demand audio and video programming in the premium cabins of 26 additional Boeing 767 planes.

    United Continental Spruces Up Cabins


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