Does blocking the middle seat on airplanes make passengers safer?

Anna Davlantes

IN FLIGHT – APRIL 20: Passengers are seen in a cabin mid-flight on a Baltimore, Maryland bound Delta flight from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on April 20, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. The airline industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the cancellation and consolidation of flights across the globe. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

U of I Professor Sheldon Jacobson joins Anna to talk about an op-ed he wrote that looks at the science behind blocking middle seats on airplanes. Does blocking middle seats actually keep people safe?

Anna Davlantes
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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)
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