The Last Word on Standing Room Seats

Here’s the last word on the now-discredited story (mentioned here twice) about standing room seats that appeared in the NY Times.  The Times’ ombudsman published an article on Sunday explaining how such a flat-out wrong article appeared on page 1 of the Times.  (Answer?  None of the editors really questionned the facts in the article.)  I shall never mention this again. 

Probably.

2 Comments.

  1. I visited Airbus last week, and here is what they are studying :

    http://avionsdeligne.info/2006/05/etat_de_siege.php

    Sorry it is french, but you have a picture of the envisionned seat.

  2. What, the NY Times prints false information?

    And Judy Miller DIDN’T write it?