cattle class


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cattle class

n
(Aeronautics) informal a jocular name for the economy-class section of an airliner, in which passengers have little space to move
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The idea of schlepping across the Atlantic in something dubbed cattle class is not appealing.
Once standing room only has been introduced how long before they ban all hand luggage in Economy and convert overhead lockers into bunks - "Slide further down the plane, please" - weigh and measure passengers before boarding to charge those over their Body Mass Index and adapt sections of the hold for Cattle Class: "These pens are perfectly safe and each one has a toilet bucket in the corner."
DUBAI: Did the cows fly in the lap of luxury, or were they booked in cattle class? The first batch of about 4,000 dairy cows Qatari businessman Moutaz Al-Khayyat planned to bring into the Gulf state had arrived from Germany on a Qatar Airways cargo plane.
YOU can understand why flying economy in the US is called "being in cattle class" when you see how passengers are packed into planes over here.
And it looks like these cows will have to travel cattle class after causing udder confusion at a rural rail station.
Whether you're facing a night flight in cattle class or a weary train commute, it's a dream.
His cattle class remark about flying economy had rattled the nation, and he was forced by then premier Manmohan Singh to shift from a luxury hotel to a government bungalow when he became a minister.
The prospect of travelling cattle class wasn't quite what rock star - and Heat magazine hunk - lead singer Sam had in mind as he put out an appeal on Twitter before the flight for the lads to be upgraded to first class.
This argument about " outraged sensitivities" is becoming increasingly popular -- be it light- hearted references to the " cattle class", cartoons depicting the common man's frustration with politicians or what have you.
HS2 is an elitist Southern dream which would be unaffordable to many of us who would still have to travel cattle class, be it Virgin or First Group.
Australian premium dairy heifers travel cattle class to expo' [online].
The model's seat looked slightly bigger than the ones in cattle class, but it doesn't look like it can recline all the way backwards so it's definitely not first.