FAA Expects To Decide On Seat Sizes By Year-End

Credit: Ben Goldstein
WASHINGTON—FAA expects to reach a decision on minimum dimensions for seat length, width and pitch by the end of 2019, following live evacuation drills in November, deputy administrator Dan Elwell said. “We’re lined up to do evacuation testing in November with 720 people from a variety of demographic...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.