Denver-based seat manufacturer Molon Labe Seating came to the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg in 2017 offering the Sideslip seat, where the aisle seat in a row of three could slide out and over the center seat, giving a wider aisle and speed up embarkation. Airlines said “no” to Sideslip, concerned about its complexity. But they liked Molon Labe’s idea of a fixed version, with the center seat being set back 2 inches (50mm) and the seat pad being slightly lower. ...

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