From the LA Times:
Surveys show that uncomfortable seats and shrinking legroom have become the top gripes of travelers, surpassing ticket prices and security lines. … As airlines squeeze legroom in their cheapest seats, they have started charging passengers for extra legroom in other seats. … The trend is likely to lead to more bickering between passengers, said Jan Brueckner, a UC Irvine economics professor. "It always irritates the hell out of me when someone does a full recline in front of me," he said. "But I think people need to be more considerate in these tight cabins."

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