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Recline rage: Why airline seating is provoking mid-flight fights
Recline rage: Why airline seating is provoking mid-flight fights

For the third time in about a week, aisle rage erupted on Monday after a dispute over a reclined seat led a Delta flight to make an unscheduled stop. One passenger was taken off of the plane in Jacksonville, Fla., and the aircraft then completed its New York to West Palm Beach, Fla., trip, arriving about 90 minutes late. If this had been a single event, few people outside of those delayed would have been concerned. But the incident seems to be the latest in a pattern of anger over seating space that has turned the once friendly skies into a 21st century version of the old college game about how many football players can fit into a Volkswagen. According to Delta, Flight 2370 left New...

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