Seat makers are scrambling to fix armrest issue on Airbus A350s

09/13/2011 | (U.K.)

Airbus is working with its seat providers to ensure that the center armrest is capable of slipping all the way between the seat backs on its A350 planes. A small portion juts out, making it uncomfortable for overweight passengers who purchase adjoining seats -- this causes the center armrest to dig into travelers' backs.

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