Economy seating on an American Airlines A319 (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Greg Linton)

Opinion: Don’t Blame the Airlines for Shrinking Seats

When travelers around the world over purchase tickets on airlines, what makes them pay an additional premium rather than purchase a cheap, economy fare? The answer is simple: comfort and convenience. For those passengers who can afford the extra cost, they are given more legroom, lounge access, expedited security lines, and so much more. Unfortunately, lie-flat seats and priority lines at the airport aren’t available for everyone. For those who don’t get to experience sitting in the lap of luxury during air…