Knee defender

Seats on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner owned by All Nippon Airways September 25, 2011 in Everett, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Passenger Speaks Out About Airline Reclining Seat Dispute

The businessman whose dispute with a fellow airline passenger sparked a national debate about air-travel etiquette says he’s embarrassed by the way the confrontation unfolded and that he regrets his behavior.

09/03/2014

United Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fight Over Reclining Seat Causes Newark-To-Denver United Flight To Be Diverted

The fight started on a United Airlines flight because one passenger was using the Knee Defender, a $21.95 gadget that attaches to a passenger’s tray table and prevents the person in front of them from reclining.

08/26/2014