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United, United, United…

Three interesting things about United Airlines today:1) The carrier is testing new slim seats on a single Boeing 757. Check out the following airliners.net posting. Will slim seats – the likes of which we discussed here – accommodate fat passengers? Silly question RWG.2) United confirms it is studying connectivity solutions for its overseas flights. I […]

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VIDEOS: Inside the Mitsubishi Regional Jet mock-up

My colleague and good friend, ATI US editor Lori Ranson, was in Salt Lake City this week to attend the annual Regional Airline Association (RAA) conference and exhibition. Lori, who Twitters under @Ransonnote – and has broken a ton of stories from RAA this week, such as this gem from yesterday – was kind enough to act […]

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Niki confirmed as launch customer for E-190 slim seats

You might recall that Embraer has been working to offer new slim seats as a standard option across its E-Jets family. Well, I can confirm that Austrian budget carrier Niki next year will become the first commercial operator to install the seats in its Embraer 190 aircraft. The carrier is scheduled to start taking delivery of the […]

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Slim seats for Embraer E-Jets within two years, reveals Chiessi

Embraer plans to offer new “slim seats” as standard across its E-Jets family within the next two years. The project is part of a list of improvements planned for the E-170/175 and E-190/195. A new generation seat, developed by C&D under Embraer specification, the slim seat improves the passenger living space – specifically the knee distance […]

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