Articles tagged “flyers rights”

The Airline Industry’s Glass Ceiling Is Still Sky-High: A Skift Deep Dive

The Airline Industry’s Glass Ceiling Is Still Sky-High: A Skift Deep Dive

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

Aviation has terrible gender optics, and not just with pilots and engineers. The c-suite is nearly void of women for flimsy, unacceptable reasons. In this deep dive, women on the commercial side of aviation share how it feels to hit the glass ceiling in 2019, and occasionally break through.

3 months ago

FAA’s Inaction on Cramped Airplane Seats Spurs a Call for Protest on Safety

FAA’s Inaction on Cramped Airplane Seats Spurs a Call for Protest on Safety

Alexa Green, Bloomberg

If there's something that could get traction with the public, it's cramped seats on a plane. We've all been smushed. Watch out, FAA, on these calls for protest.

11 months ago

Pivotal Ruling on Airline Seat Size Finds FAA Should Consider New Regulations

Pivotal Ruling on Airline Seat Size Finds FAA Should Consider New Regulations

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Flyers Rights, which played a prominent role in current tarmac rules, successfully convinced the court that shrinking airline seats, coupled with people being bigger, is a safety hazard because it would slow exiting the aircraft in an emergency and because of the dangers of deep vein thrombosis.

2 years ago