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Will the FAA come to the rescue of cramped flyers?

A US judge has called the issue 'the Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat'

The US case came about because nonprofit group, Flyers Rights Education Fund, asked the FAA for rules to prevent the passenger squeeze from continuing. But the FAA considers itself a safety agency rather than a creature- comfort agency.


IF the world seems to be closing in around you, check to see if you're on an airplane. Could that wall of seat backs have inched closer? Are those armrests pinching even tighter?

It's not your imagination. They have and they are. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA...