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4 hrs ago | Suria
To recline or not to recline? Airplane "legroom wars" are prompting growing rage in the United States, with two recent seat battles sparking a heated debate about the knee-bumping practice.
11 hrs ago | The Telegraph
Legroom wars break out in high skies - Right to recline versus right to defend knee: a small device triggers a big fight Aug. 29: A device that prevents the passenger in front of you on an aircraft from tilting back their seat has inflamed one of the most contentious debates facing the modern traveller: does one have an unassailable right to ... (more)
15 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Americans are in the dumps about their future.
19 hrs ago | Barron's
Capacity discipline remains the single most important ongoing catalyst to keep the airline bull case intact, but that doesn't mean airlines can't grow.
Aer Lingus has assured customers they won't have to fight for the right to recline despite soaring sales of a controversial travel gadget that prevents passengers from leaning back in their seats.
Likewise, if you pay good money for a gadget that would stop the passenger in front of you from reclining his or her seat, should you have the right to use the device? Those were the questions facing two passengers who got into a fight on a United Airlines flight from Newark to Denver.
None of us should take this lying down. When it comes to reclining seats on airplanes, we need to draw a line - and maybe we all should be required to sit up straight until everyone agrees on what that line should be.
United Airlines has staked claim to being the first airline to link its app to Uber, the San Francisco-based transportation network company that offers app-dispatched ride-share and hired-car services.
Americans are in the dumps about their future. What does that have to do with legroom in economy class? Everything.
An American Airlines flight was forced to land in Boston Wednesday night after a French passenger, irate over a reclined seat in front of him, confronted and grabbed a flight crew member, federal prosecutors say.
Want to irritate the rest of the people on the plane, cause a ruckus, possibly get arrested, and have the smartphone video footage go viral rather than munching on some pretzels and watching a bad movie while lounging under a disposable blanket until you get to your destination? Just this week, a man set to fly from Paris to Dallas was reportedly ... (more)
It's a $21.95 device that attaches to the seatback in front of you and prevents that traveler from reclining, leaving more room for your knees.
A high-altitude row between two United Airlines passengers on Sunday has brought into focus one of the lesser known parts of the US constitution - the 34th amendment, or the so-called right to recline.
Canada is in the process of evacuating its three-member mobile laboratory team from Sierra Leone over concerns for the safety of the scientists.
In this May 8, 2013 file photo, groups of passengers wait at a United Airlines gate to board a flight in separate numbered lanes at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on UAL. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 06:58 pm
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