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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
Bring people here with lower air fares

When local demand for a limited amount of airline seats increases, so will the prices. When the supply of empty airline seats increases, the prices will go down. Every local TV...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/14/let_55875.shtml
Letters | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
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...

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 FCC's...

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
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
Business
Dominant programming guide company hits hard times

...numbered. A year later, the high-tech company paid $47.6 million for SkyMall, the catalog tucked into the backs of airline seats. But it has no interest in becoming a catalog company. Gemstar's prize is its on-screen interactive program guide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/08/bus_337327.shtml
Business
Flying tots safer on laps

...seat. The airlines also liked the idea, because then they could charge for an extra seat. In fact, selling more airline seats might have been what the issue was about all along, although the National Transportation Safety Board and the American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/29/edi_5137.shtml
Editorials
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-
Business
Business travelers find less luxury on the road

...International, a management-consulting firm in Rochester, Wis. The Runzheimer survey of 218 companies found that although airline seats, hotel rates and car rental prices have increased in the past two years, the average domestic business trip in 1996...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/09/biz_199896.shtml
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