The travel industry is maturing, too

From the Montreal Gazette, The travel industry is maturing, too:

The result of all the consultations? Larger seats (“we learned that people on average put on (one kilogram) a year after a certain age,” said Dewar); full-size stand-up lavatories that can accommodate wheelchairs; 20-inch aisles rather than the 17-inch norm; overhead bins that drop down automatically about a foot when opened, making them easier to load; pans that move forward at the bottom of seats, enabling passengers to find their comfort zones; height-adjustable seats (“if the seat is high, someone with shorter legs can start feeling numb after a while”).

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