You can do something about smaller seats and substandard service now

This week’s top story was Charlie Leocha’s takedown of airline seat “densification” and what it means to you.

His recommendation? If you want more generous seats, fly Southwest Airlines.
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Is it time to take a stand against shrinking airline seats?

It’s not your imagination: Economy class seats on airplanes are shrinking.
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When you’re 6′ 4”, these Delta seating charts will look a little scammy, too

How far will an airline go to prod you into paying extra for a “premium” economy or business-class seat?
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An airline seat dispute quickly spirals out of control

Economy class airline seats are small and getting smaller — of that there is no doubt. But if you do have doubts, consider what happened to Deana Worth on a recent American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Miami.

Worth purchased her economy class seat, believing she’d have an adequate amount of legroom, as she has in the past. But times change. She found herself on a Boeing 777 with about 31 inches of seat “pitch” — a rough measure of leg room.
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Economy class gets an upgrade – or is it a downgrade?

The lowly economy-class section is getting an upgrade in 2015. Or a downgrade, depending on your point of view.
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