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FAA Demands Removal of Unsafe Seats on Regional Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered domestic airlines to remove all “Slim” seats manufactured by Zodiac Seats California LLC due to a risk of neck injuries in otherwise survivable crashes. Airlines have balked at the order, claiming that the FAA order will cost millions more than the FAA’s estimate of an approximate $900,000 needed to execute it, as well as complaining that airline revenue will take a hit due to reduced seats.

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