FAA said it has found no evidence that current airliner seat dimensions pose a safety issue that requires new standards. In a July 2 letter, the agency informed FlyersRights.org of its determination to deny the passenger organization’s petition seeking a rulemaking on airliner seat size. Last July, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered the agency to provide the organization a “properly reasoned disposition of safety concerns about the adverse ...

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