There is distressing news coming out of Long Beach’s Aircraft Interiors trade show this week. Journalists are reporting that most aircraft seats being showcased are below our minimum standards of 18″ width and 28″ pitch in economy class. Manufacturers “confident” seats will pass certification With the usual hubris, US airlines seem unafraid of a potential US court moratorium on these tight… Read More


  Last week, an investigative report by the Daily Beast revealed that economy-class seats are so tight that crash test dummies were consistently breaking seatback video screens with their heads during simulations. This troubling report also noted that no coach seats today comply with Department of Transportation regulations for the brace position. FlyersRights has been raising the alarm… Read More