Here's an overhead view, highlighting the problem even clearer.
Granted, this is only a patent design and not a final product, so we can give them the benefit of the doubt and assume passengers wouldn't actually be forced to slide their hands under each other's thighs just to fit -- not to mention the catastrophe that'd result if Mr. Orange needed to use the restroom.
Still, though, who but the speedo-wearing psychos frequenting Hedonism II would enjoy a seating arrangement like this? We can only hope the airlines will put customer comfort ahead of higher profit margins and never adopt this scheme.
Who are we kidding? We're all screwed.
Gianni Jaccoma is a staff writer for Thrillist, and he got a little sick when he first saw these images. Follow his creepy stare @gjaccoma, and send your news tips to email@example.com