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Russian airport offers sleeping pods for passengers

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The Sleepbox has been introduced in Sheremetyevo International Airport and each one includes a bed, television, WiFi access and luggage storage space.

Russia’s Sheremetyevo International Airport has introduced new ‘Sleepboxes’, which can be rented by passengers who are waiting for their flight.

Measuring 1.4 metres wide, 2 metres in length and 2.3 metres high, the Sleepbox includes a bed, television, WiFi access and luggage storage space. A two-bed Sleepbox has also been introduced.

The Sleepbox – manufactured by Arch Group – is designed to provide travellers with somewhere to sleep if they have a long wait for their flight, while also providing an additional revenue source for airport operators.

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