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American Flight Attendants: New Uniforms Are Making Us Sick

More than 2,000 American Airlines flight attendants have reported that new wool-blend uniforms that the company debuted in September—a symbol of American Airlines’ mega-merger with US Airways—have given them hives, rashes, headaches, coughs or other ailments, according to their union. The Association of Professional Flight Attendants, in a formal complaint to the airline last week,…

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Airbus Wants Airlines to Radically Rethink Cabins

When it comes to innovation, the world’s airlines rarely demand massive change from aircraft manufacturers. They want planes that will carry as many people and as much cargo as possible, while burning less fuel than previous-generation aircraft. But with a new program, announced last week, Airbus wants to help airlines change the calculation. Airbus seeks…

Airplane Cabin Overhead Panels | Teplis Travel

Airlines Accept Plan to Fix Overhead Panels

Despite the nearly $27 million price tag, airlines aren’t fighting a federal proposal to improve the safety of overhead equipment panels in Boeing 737 aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration proposed the regulation in October because of reports that passengers were hit in the face and head by the panels of equipment that typically hold reading…