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FlyPlex

at last, something more interesting than waiting
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A recent study shows that connecting flight wait is the most stress inducing part of air travel. Flyplex's are multiplexes that are placed in airports across the country and serve as connecting-flight-unbelievably-long-wait relief system. Movie times are planned around air traffic for the day and duration of wait. No doubt coordinating this would be a huge task… undoubtedly taken care of by software but if an ERP system can take care of every transaction in a billion dollar company I see not how this will fail.
nomadic_wonderer, Oct 26 2004

get an Air Cut too http://www.halfbake.../idea/_27Air_20Cuts
if you've only got half an hour to spare. [neilp, Oct 26 2004]

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       You could do the what early cinemas did which was allow people to go in the middle of the movie and leave during the next showing or stay as long as they want and see many showings of the same movie.   

       Or you could have short films and have people pay a fixed price to see one days worth of short films but the tickets would be good for any flyplex in the country in case you have more than one layover. +++
sartep, Oct 26 2004
  

       Oh. I thought this was going to be some kind of multi-dimensional fly paper.
DrCurry, Oct 26 2004
  

       travel agents could book your cinema tickets for stop overs.
neilp, Oct 26 2004
  

       [neilp] thats a terrific idea.. getting the movie pre booked.
nomadic_wonderer, Oct 26 2004
  

       When I worked as a corporate travel consultant, there were actually people who booked flights based upon what movie would be shown on the flight. Maybe this isn't so half-baked after all? [+]
Klaatu, Oct 26 2004
  

       did the robots take my underpants?
spacer, May 11 2005
  

       Or, much better: Just rent a DVD player and the DVD movie from one of those kiosks in the airport. This is baked in a few airports (at least the one here in San Jose)
sophocles, May 12 2005
  

       After hours sitting in a cramped seat on a plane, do you want to sit for another two hours in a movie theatre before you sit on another plane for hours?
fuzz2050, Sep 09 2006
  
      
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