NPR All Things Considered- July 12, 2018


Excerpted from the article:

“It’s really become almost like a torture class,” says Paul Hudson, president of the group Flyers Rights.

Hudson argues that tinier seats are not just unsafe for evacuations, but can cause blood clots and other health problems, and lead to more passenger conflicts.

“We have space regulations for transporting animals, for transporting prisoners,” he says. “But we don’t seem to have anything for regular passengers.”