This airline seating arrangement could be a nice alternative to the middle seat… or a new form of hell.
Sounds advice for the friendly skies.
Things are getting bleak in the skies. See this article in the New York Times about swapping seats on a flight:
That could change with the new “space bins” that Boeing’s adding to the 737. They’ll hold 50 percent more bags than the current design, which means you won’t have to worry about that idiot in 17D crushing your bag with the over-stuffed rollerboard he really should have checked. The key, says Boeing engineer Derek Minyard, was making the bin big enough to insert a bag in on its side rather than its back.
Travelers are endlessly seeking ways to crack the code of erratic airline pricing in search of the cheapest fare. A recent report (pdf) by online travel search engine Expedia and the Airlines Reporting Corporation offers some answers.