Three US senators want to know what steps FAA is taking to finalize standards for minimum seat dimensions on commercial carriers, as required by the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The five-year reauthorization bill, which was signed into law in October 2018, provided FAA one year to issue guidance on minimums for passenger seat pitch, width and length “that are necessary for the safety of passengers.” “Over seven months after enactment, we have yet to see FAA take any ...

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