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The safety risk of shrinking airline seats questioned by DOT

WASHINGTON - The shrinking space on airplanes is surely uncomfortable, but it might also be dangerous for passengers' health and safety.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-14/safety-risk-shrinking-airl
SkyMall files for bankruptcy as passengers find new distractions

...a captive audience. It will also need to convince airlines to keep filling their planes with the magazine. Fewer airline seats now have seatback pockets to hold a magazine. And airlines are much more aware of the added fuel cost for carrying the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/skymall-files-bankruptcy-p
Solution in search of a problem

...Internet traffic ? to pay ISPs extra for huge chunks of bandwidth, then why aren't we demanding first-class airline seats be sold at coach prices, or that overnight packages get the same rate as junk mail?The bottom line is that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-12/solution-search-probl
New seats let airlines squeeze in more passengers

...looked like your grandmother's BarcaLounger, said Jami Counter, senior director at SeatGuru.com, which tracks airline seats and amenities."All that foam cushion and padding probably didn't add all that much comfort. All that's been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-15/new-seats-let-airlines-squ
SC lawmakers question impeachment for governor

...showed the governor had for years used state airplanes for political and personal trips, flown in pricey commercial airline seats despite a low-cost travel requirement and failed to disclose trips on planes owned by friends and donors. The State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2009-11-25/sc-lawmakers-question-im
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Sanford impeachment hearings begin

...showed the governor had for years used state airplanes for political and personal trips, flown in pricey commercial airline seats despite a low-cost travel requirement and failed to disclose trips on planes owned by friends and donors. The State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/latest/lat_703547.shtml
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Summer bargains on travel do exist

...travel industry is enjoying greater pricing power, in large part because it has succeeded in minimizing the supply of airline seats, hotel rooms and rental cars as the demand for these services is rising. Fliers are paying more as airlines pass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/21/bus_82248.shtml
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SC plans law changes to prevent future gov trysts

...fines. The charges included 18 accusations the governor broke rules requiring lowest-cost travel by using in pricey airline seats, and used state planes for political and personal trips nine times. Sanford says he's done nothing different than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/26/met_560873.shtml
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UPS announces first round of furloughs

...concessions that would have averted the need for furloughs.The furloughs come at a time when demand for passenger airline seats and cargo airline services have improved amid the rebound in the economy. Carriers are continuing to be cautious with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-05-19/ups-announces-first-round-
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SC House rebukes gov, Senate sidelines censure

...fines from the State Ethics Commission, which contends he broke more than three dozen laws involving travel in pricey airline seats, using state aircraft for personal and political trips and improper reimbursements. A hearing date has not been set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/14/met_563102.shtml
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