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Seat Wars break out in the air...

At least three U.S. planes have been diverted for unscheduled landings recently due to fights between passengers over an increasingly scarce commodity: seat space. Full planes and airline moves to add more seats have intensified the issue. Most involve seats that recline into the space of the seat behind...From AP, MORE

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The Daily Telegraph conducted a poll after the first 2 incidents on "Should Reclining Seats be Banned" and 70% of the respondents said yes. The lack of leg space is a big issue  and I hope airlines enact more reasonable legroom space for coach.  If the reported stories are true though, some passengers weren't acting mature or reasonable at all and really should face  stiff penalties for their actions



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I think on short domestic flights (let's say 3 hours or less), we could do away with the reclining seats.  For longer duration flights, more legroom would be a great addition and keep the reclining seats.  But I can't see the airlines going this route.


Space is so tight I can't even see the screen of my netbook if the traveler in front of me reclines their seat.

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