Airplane seats dangerous to passengers' health.

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Air travel deregulation, combined with willing U.S. regulatory agencies, have allowed airlines to shrink passengers' seats from 45.72 cm to the current 41.91 cm, while the seat pitch was reduced from 88.9 cm to 78.74 cm. And this during a period (1978-2016) when many people got larger and heavier. All this so that airlines could make more money by stuffing more seats onto each aircraft and reducing the number of flights.

Now, the U.S. Congress is planning to do what regulators didn't want to: Mandate a minimum seat size for health and...

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