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U.S. Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on airplanes

Sep 23, 2018

U.S. Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on airplanes

The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes under legislation that the House of Representatives will consider this week, possibly giving passengers a break from ever-shrinking legroom and cramped quarters. The regulation of seat width and legroom ...

White House optimistic on Chinese trade issues

/ Sep 22, 2018

White House optimistic on Chinese trade issues

The United States is optimistic about finding a way forward in its trade dispute with China, but it does not have a date scheduled for further talks as it assesses Beijing's response to the latest round of tariffs, a senior White House official said ...

/ Sep 21, 2018

OECD expects slightly weaker global growth in 2018 and 2019

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on Thursday slightly lowered its projections for global economic growth this year and next, saying the expansion "may have now peaked." The world's gross domestic product is expected to expand a real 3.7 percent in 2018, down from ...

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