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Are airplane seats getting smaller? Federal judges want the FAA to investigate - WSB Atlanta;

Are airplane seats getting smaller? Federal judges want the FAA to investigate - WSB Atlanta

WSB AtlantaAre airplane seats getting smaller? Federal judges want the FAA to investigateWSB AtlantaWASHINGTON - If you think airline seats are shrinking, it's not your imagination. A federal judge agrees and has now ordered the Federal Aviation Administration to look into the matter. A ruling by a U.S. Court of Appeals judge calls it the case of the ...and more »

Judge Orders FAA To Examine Shrinking Airline Seats - Popular Mechanics

Judge Orders FAA To Examine Shrinking Airline SeatsPopular MechanicsCiting "basic physics," a panel of three judges has ordered the FAA to examine why seats on airplanes have gotten smaller and whether or not they pose a safety risk. In 2015, a group called Flyers Rights petitioned the FAA to place a moratorium on ...and more »

FAA ordered to reconsider regulating airline seat size - WTVD-TV;

FAA ordered to reconsider regulating airline seat size - WTVD-TV

WTVD-TVFAA ordered to reconsider regulating airline seat sizeWTVD-TVAn appeals court panel said Friday that federal officials must reconsider their decision not to regulate the size of airline seats as a safety issue. One of the judges called it "the Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat." The Flyers Rights ...and more »

Has the ever-shrinking airline seat met its match? - NewsOK.com

Has the ever-shrinking airline seat met its match?NewsOK.comWith the swipe of a pen a federal judge has mandated the Federal Aviation Administration to look into the ever-shrinking world of your average airline seat. The ruling was the result of work from several passenger advocacy groups who would like to see ...and more »

Shrinking airline seats in spotlight in court ruling - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog);

Shrinking airline seats in spotlight in court ruling - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Shrinking airline seats in spotlight in court rulingAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)A ruling by a Washington D.C. appeals court is putting a focus on the potential safety issues of shrinking airline seat size. U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Patricia Millett in the D.C. circuit opinion called it “the Case of the Incredible Shrinking ...and more »

Shrinking Plane Seats Could Pose a Safety Risk — But Will That Stop Airlines? - Travel+Leisure;

Shrinking Plane Seats Could Pose a Safety Risk — But Will That Stop Airlines? - Travel+Leisure

Travel+LeisureShrinking Plane Seats Could Pose a Safety Risk — But Will That Stop Airlines?Travel+LeisureThe Federal Administration of Aviation (FAA) must investigate “the Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat” after judges from a U.S. Court of Appeals sided with a fliers' rights group last week. Flyersrights.org, an airline consumer advocacy ...and more »

DC Circuit Stands Up To Airlines And The 'Incredible Shrinking Seat' - Above the Law;

DC Circuit Stands Up To Airlines And The 'Incredible Shrinking Seat' - Above the Law

Above the LawDC Circuit Stands Up To Airlines And The 'Incredible Shrinking Seat'Above the LawDon't get too excited — you aren't going to see bigger seats on airplanes any time soon, but the D.C. Circuit has, at least, got the ball rolling. On Friday, the court held the Federal Aviation Administration should consider setting a minimum standard ...and more »

Federal Appeals Court Fans Airline Seat-Size Debate - Wall Street Journal (subscription);

Federal Appeals Court Fans Airline Seat-Size Debate - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Wall Street Journal (subscription)Federal Appeals Court Fans Airline Seat-Size DebateWall Street Journal (subscription)A federal appeals court gave a travelers' rights group new hope that the Federal Aviation Administration should be made to address its concerns about shrinking airline seat size and legroom. But the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of ...and more »

US Court Orders FAA to Review Airline Seat Size in response to Flyers Rights Request - Austrian Tribune;

US Court Orders FAA to Review Airline Seat Size in response to Flyers Rights Request - Austrian Tribune

Austrian TribuneUS Court Orders FAA to Review Airline Seat Size in response to Flyers Rights RequestAustrian TribuneThe Federal Aviation Administration has been ordered by a federal judge to review airline seat size for aviation companies operating in the United States. In order to fit in more passengers, airlines have been reducing seat size in economy class on ...and more »

Court Orders FAA to Review 'Shrinking' Airplane Seats - Condé Nast Traveler;

Court Orders FAA to Review 'Shrinking' Airplane Seats - Condé Nast Traveler

Condé Nast TravelerCourt Orders FAA to Review 'Shrinking' Airplane SeatsCondé Nast TravelerThe FAA was ordered to review "shrinking" airplane seats, but was not given a deadline by the court. Share via facebook dialog · Share via Pinterest. But what does this actually mean? Fed-up fliers may have a new best friend in Washington, D.C. In a ...and more »

Judge Orders FAA Review of Legroom Standards in 'Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat' - LawNewz;

Judge Orders FAA Review of Legroom Standards in 'Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat' - LawNewz

LawNewzJudge Orders FAA Review of Legroom Standards in 'Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat'LawNewzA federal appeals court has ordered the Federal Aviation Administration to review legroom and seat sizes on commercial airlines after concerns that seats are too small in a ruling last week. “This is the Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat ...and more »

An Alarming Court Case Reveals That Airplane Seat Sizes Really Are Shrinking - POPSUGAR;

An Alarming Court Case Reveals That Airplane Seat Sizes Really Are Shrinking - POPSUGAR

POPSUGARAn Alarming Court Case Reveals That Airplane Seat Sizes Really Are ShrinkingPOPSUGARIf you were to rank the things that Americans complain about most, air travel would almost certainly be at the very top of the list. Once upon a time in a not-so-far off past, a plane trip meant you were wooed with inflight meals, drinks, and the ...and more »

Court dings FAA in 'case of incredible shrinking airline seat' - USA TODAY;

Court dings FAA in 'case of incredible shrinking airline seat' - USA TODAY

USA TODAYCourt dings FAA in 'case of incredible shrinking airline seat'USA TODAYThose who think airline seats are becoming too cramped in economy class appear to have found some allies in the federal court system. In response to a suit filed by the Flyers Rights consumer group, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit told ...and more »

Court Says FAA Must Explain Why It Won't Do Anything To Stop “Incredibly Shrinking Airline Seat” - Consumerist;

Court Says FAA Must Explain Why It Won't Do Anything To Stop “Incredibly Shrinking Airline Seat” - Consumerist

ConsumeristCourt Says FAA Must Explain Why It Won't Do Anything To Stop “Incredibly Shrinking Airline Seat”ConsumeristWhen a petition raises genuine questions of airline passenger safety, the FAA can't just ignore them without explanation, says appeals court. July 31, 2017 12:52 pm EDT By Chris [email protected] · the unfriendly skies air travel faa lawsuits ...and more »

Judges order FAA to review airplane seat sizes - WGN-TV;

Judges order FAA to review airplane seat sizes - WGN-TV

WGN-TVJudges order FAA to review airplane seat sizesWGN-TVThat's how a federal judge in Washington D.C., Patricia Millet, described the issue in a decision she and two other judges handed down Friday, ordering the Federal Aviation Administration to review seat sizes and legroom on commercial airlines ...and more »

The 'case of the incredible shrinking airline seat' is finally being investigated - Yahoo Finance;

The 'case of the incredible shrinking airline seat' is finally being investigated - Yahoo Finance

Yahoo FinanceThe 'case of the incredible shrinking airline seat' is finally being investigatedYahoo FinanceThese days, airlines get to decide how much legroom they give passengers. But a new court order is pressuring aviation officials to set a mandate for seat size. On July 28, judges on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ...and more »

Economy seats have shrunk and a court wants the FAA to prove that they're still safe - USA TODAY;

Economy seats have shrunk and a court wants the FAA to prove that they're still safe - USA TODAY

USA TODAYEconomy seats have shrunk and a court wants the FAA to prove that they're still safeUSA TODAYIt's not your imagination. Airline seats in the economy cabin have shrunk. But now it's the FAA that's in the hot seat. A three-judge panel gave the Federal Aviation Administration six months to provide documentation to back up its argument that it ...and more »

US court hears 'case of the incredible shrinking airline seat' - TravelMole

US court hears 'case of the incredible shrinking airline seat'TravelMoleThe US Court of Appeals has ordered the Federal Aviation Administration to review seat pitch guidelines on aircraft. The court was hearing a case brought by passenger group Flyers Rights, which had asked for minimum sizes to be set. The group had ...and more »

Travel Hacks: Here is how to get best airplane seats on your next vacation - Financial Express;

Travel Hacks: Here is how to get best airplane seats on your next vacation - Financial Express

Financial ExpressTravel Hacks: Here is how to get best airplane seats on your next vacationFinancial ExpressThese travel hacks from Skyscanner will show you how to get the best seats in the house - or the airplane - on your next vacation. By: ANI | Published: July 31, 2017 9:06 PM. 58. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. travel hacks, how to ...and more »

Airline Seats Could Get Bigger - Abccolumbia.com;

Airline Seats Could Get Bigger - Abccolumbia.com

Abccolumbia.comAirline Seats Could Get BiggerAbccolumbia.comThe FAA is now under a federal court order to review the sizes of seats and legroom on commercial airlines. The advocacy group “Flyers' Rights” has made the push for new rules regulating airplane seat sizes. The group petitioned to the FAA back in 2015 ...and more »