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Airlines are trying to cram ever-more seats onto planes

AIRLINES use all sorts of clever tricks to make more money from passengers. They charge extra for bags, for food and for .....»»

Category: topSource: economistOct 11th, 2017

Airlines are trying to cram ever-more seats onto planes

AIRLINES use all sorts of clever tricks to make more money from passengers. They charge extra for bags, for food and for .....»»

Category: topSource: economistOct 11th, 2017

American Airlines Cuts Two Inches of Legroom on Some Seats in New Jets

The move to cram more passengers onto planes is likely to antagonize customers. American Airlines aal is shaving off an additional two inches of economy class legroom on some of the seats in it.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 4th, 2017

Airlines cut involuntary passenger bumping to lowest rate on record

U.S. airlines reduced the number of passengers involuntarily bumped from their seats on crowded planes to the lowest number on record in 2017, the U.S. Department of Transportation said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 8th, 2018

U.S. airlines cut involuntary passenger bumping to lowest rate on record

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. airlines reduced the number of passengers involuntarily bumped from their seats on crowded planes to the lowest number on record in 2017, the U.S. Department of Transportation said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 8th, 2018

American Airlines CEO Admits He"s Never Been On Its New Planes (The Ones Overstuffed With Seats)

Can this really be?.....»»

Category: topSource: incJan 14th, 2018

How airlines are squeezing more seats onto their planes

WHEN Gary Leff, a promi.....»»

Category: topSource: economistDec 6th, 2017

American Airlines"s CEO Admits That He Wants To Squeeze More Seats On Planes (Guess Who"s Stopping Him)

You might wonder that no one can stop the airlines squeezing more passengers in. But wait......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 7th, 2017

Air travelers resisting the ‘incredible shrinking airline seat’

It’s not news that airlines have been squeezing more — and smaller — seats into the backs of their planes. The question is how far they can push their quest for higher profits before running into a backlash from their customers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2017

Airline Safety And Smaller Seats

Airlines are packing more and more seats onto planes, and Clive Irving, aviation correspondent for The Daily Beast, tells.....»»

Category: topSource: nprSep 23rd, 2017

“Basic economy” class is winning over flyers

GULLIVER wrote last week about American Airlines handing indignant flyers a notable victory. The carrier rescinded a plan to take away an inch of legroom from economy-class seats on new planes, foll.....»»

Category: topSource: economistJun 19th, 2017

The Best and Worst Coach Seats on U.S. Airlines

The space between seats on planes has never been tighter, though some carriers are resisting taking more legroom away......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 14th, 2017

FAA tells airlines to remove some seats from smaller planes

Federal officials order removal of certain seats usually found on smaller, regional jets.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsMay 24th, 2017

American Airlines" economy class is about to get more cramped

In order to add more seats to its upcoming order of Boeing planes, American Airlines needs to shrink legroom in its coach section......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 4th, 2017

Indian carriers accuse Emirates, flydubai of overloading planes

Indian airlines have complained that Gulf airlines are flying more seats into the country than allowed under the bilateral treaty between the two countries. The aviation ministry has asked regulator Directorate General of Civil Avia.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 4th, 2017

American Airlines to squeeze seats closer together on new planes

A day after airline executives went before la.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 3rd, 2017

It"s about to get more uncomfortable to fly

American Airlines is cutting legroom in economy class by another two inches to add more seats on its new planes. Sources tell CNN bathrooms will also be smaller. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.       .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 3rd, 2017

15 Highlights of Warren Buffett on CNBC – February 27, 2017

Buffett on CNBC: Airlines will get into trouble again if they substantially increase supply (more planes and seats) [mu.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 27th, 2017

Southwest Airlines passenger traffic up 4.6 percent in January

Southwest Airlines Co. boarded more passengers in January and flew them further compared to a year ago, but its planes were less full because it increased the number of available seats. Those were the highlights of Dallas-based Southwest’s (NYSE.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2017

Trump fact check: Armrests in first class did move

Donald Trump's campaign has cited the immovability of arm rests between first class seats on the old Braniff Airlines planes to refute an allegations of a 1979 sexual assault on a woman by the candidate. But the armrests did move......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 14th, 2016

Airbus Sees Higher Profits Ahead as Airlines Order More Planes

Airbus SE and rival Boeing Co. are cashing in on the increasing numbers of airline passengers because the rise is leading carriers to order more planes......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 15th, 2018