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I guess if your first class seats are paid for by the airlines you won’t have much incentive to keep economy class in mind.

“It costs you an arm and a leg just to have room for your arms and legs,” said Senator Chuck Schumer, who sponsored the amendment, which was attached to a broader aviation bill.”

Why didn’t this pass?

“Airline companies opposed the bill saying the measure was attempting to “re-regulate” the industry. The amendment failed 42-54 with all but one Republican voting against the legislation.”


[Via BBC News]