August 8 2019
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Game-changing Staggered Seating on Flights Receives FAA Approval
A new staggered seating design that makes flying in the middle seat more comfortable has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the US civil aviation body.
The S1, an innovative seating structure that puts the middle airline seat several inches lower than and further back from the aisle and window seats, has already received orders from an unnamed US airline since gaining approval.

The Airport Lounge Is Much Improved, if You Can Squeeze In
Once seen as quiet retreats for businessmen on expense accounts looking to get some work done, lounges are now trying to serve a variety of purposes and, in the process, have become one more area of competition among the airlines and independent operators. Some lounges are offering spa treatments and expansive views of the tarmac, and most are upgrading their food options.

The Struggle to Turn Your Face Into Secure Travel ID
The global travel industry is looking to replace your paper tickets and security documents with your biometric data in an effort to ease gridlock.
The International Civil Aviation Organization, the UN's aviation body, met last week in Montreal to discuss ways to bridge the gulf between physical and digital travel documents.


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