• FAA Says It Won't Regulate Seat Size Or Legroom Despite Consumer Safety Concerns

    10 days ago - By Fortune

    Airline passengers have been growing in size since the 1960s, even as airplane seat sizes have continued to shrink. And the Federal Aviation Administration , the national agency that oversees and regulates most aspects of civilian air travel, will not consider regulating seat size or legroom space, according to a statement from the agency.
    The FAA's statement follows a petition filed by The Flyers Rights Education Fund , a United States non-profit group that advocates for airline passengers. The non-profit says that what it calls “sardine seats” are a major safety concern, especially in...
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