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U.S. Senator Wants Government to Set Airline Seat-Size Rules

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"They're like sardines."

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants to require the Federal Aviation Administration to establish seat-size standards for commercial airlines, which he says now force passengers to sit on planes "like sardines."

The New York Democrat told The Associated Press the airlines have been slowly cutting down legroom and seat width.

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