Posts Tagged ‘ Airline Seat Sizes ’

Travelling with large passengers

Nov 25th, 2018 | By

The time has come when a sensible debate needs to be had about airline seat sizes.

Saturday snippets: 24th December 2016

Dec 24th, 2016 | By
outside of the Etihad Museum in Dubai

On this Christmas Eve, may I wish all readers a very joyous Christmas and may Storm Barbara have no effect on your travel, holiday or the celebrations you will have.

Caught in the squeeze

Oct 2nd, 2015 | By

It will surprise no-one that humans are getting bigger. But are airline seats?

Airline Passenger Etiquette

Sep 21st, 2009 | By

I had a long flight from London to Bangkok last week and, as usual, on long flights people tried to sleep some of the way. So the person in front of me reclined her seat as far as possible so that the video screen in the back of the seat was only a few inches from my face. I reclined mine as well. Immediately from the seat behind came an objection claiming that my seat was hitting her knees.

Airlines, the Disabled & Seat Width’s

Nov 24th, 2008 | By

I have no idea when the width of airline seats was last determined but it doesn’t seem to have taken account of the fact that people are larger these days. Just as people have grown taller through a better diet, people’s girth has increased though not necessarily due to diet. Certain illnesses cause weight to be put on and the individual has little choice but to put up with it as a friend of mine did many years ago which resulted in regular monthly hospitalisations
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