Safety Concern vs. Gov’t Edict: FAA To Test If U.S. Airplane Seats Are Too Tight For Emergency Evacuations

The FAA announced last week that it plans to conduct evacuation testing this November, to decide if passengers are able to evacuate planes in a safe and timely manner during an emergency.

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Want To Bet These Plane Seats Will Become More Expensive?

The FAA just approved a new seat design for planes and I could be wrong, but it looks like it could almost make the middle seat…could it actually be….desirable?

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Could Stand-Up Seats in Airplanes Actually/Finally Be In Our Near Future?

Airline passengers have been living with the threat of vertical seats since 2003, when Airbus created the first seat that involved standing or perching. The plan for the seats would be for airlines to allow more people onto the plane, and therefore offer those seats at a substantially reduced cost. The idea has come and gone several times in the years since and right now that seems to be on an upswing due to a new design that was introduced last year…

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