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US court case may force tight airline seating review

US court case may force tight airline seating review

Do bigger passengers in smaller seats reduce air safety in an emergency evacuation?

Large passengers v Small seats, short runway @Liverpool = whip around

Large passengers v Small seats, short runway @Liverpool = whip around

A cautionary trip to the future for bargain hungry people of size, like the writer, from a combination of a short runway, a full flight, and too many big passengers in the UK

THE airliner designer challenge for 2011

THE airliner designer challenge for 2011

If there is one design goal higher than any other for aircraft makers to address in 2011 it is surely that of easily boarding and leaving tightly packed single aisle Airbus A320s and Boeing 737s. By now most of us have become grudgingly accustomed to miserably tight torture tube seating in jets with as many […]

How much would you pay for extra legroom in economy?

How much would you pay for extra legroom in economy?

It’s been official since last September that Virgin Blue is looking at less legroom for the cheapest seats and more for those on more flexible fares. And it isn’t alone in looking for different price point and value options. But will individuals or those who control company travel accounts really pay more for the extra […]