PASSENGER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PASSENGER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Air travel: It’s no longer safe to recline your seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58365752-68/passengers-seats-flight-airlines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58365752-68/passengers-seats-flight-airlines.html.csp">Air travel: It’s no longer safe to recline your seat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T19:24:27.32-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 07:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats. Disputes over a tiny bit of personal space might seem petty, but for passengers whose knees are already banging into tray tables, every inch counts. “Seats are getting closer together,” says Sara Nelson, president o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583657522014-09-06T19:24:27.32-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-06T19:24:27.32-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365752@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 19:24:27 MDT It’s no longer safe to recline your airplane seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364627-79/passengers-seats-airlines-flight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364627-79/passengers-seats-airlines-flight.html.csp">It’s no longer safe to recline your airplane seat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T13:06:01.54-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 01:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over the ability to recline their seats. Disputes over a tiny bit of personal space might seem petty, but for passengers whose knees are already banging into tray tables, every inch counts. “Seats are getting closer together,” says Sara Nelson, president o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583646272014-09-02T13:06:01.54-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T13:06:01.54-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364627@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:06:01 MDT Flight diverted after fight over a reclining seat in the not-so-friendly skies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58335454-68/passengers-airlines-flight-united.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58335454-68/passengers-airlines-flight-united.html.csp">Flight diverted after fight over a reclining seat in the not-so-friendly skies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T16:14:42.141-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 04:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today’s packed planes: the ability to recline their seat a few inches. When one passenger was denied that bit of personal space Sunday, it led to a heated argument and the unscheduled landing of their plane, just halfway to its destination. 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 ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583354542014-08-25T16:14:42.141-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T16:14:42.141-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58335454@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:14:42 MDT Salt Lake City kidnapping foiled when would-be abductor pulled up behind cop car http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58325281-78/suspect-car-police-victim.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58325281-78/suspect-car-police-victim.html.csp">Salt Lake City kidnapping foiled when would-be abductor pulled up behind cop car</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T21:48:37.521-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For an alleged kidnapping victim, freedom came when he and his would-be abductor happened upon a Salt Lake City police car. About 12:35 a.m. Friday, the officers had just made a traffic stop on another vehicle near 400 South and 200 West when the victim drove up behind the police cruiser. That is when driver jumped out from behind the wheel and ran up to the officers, stating he was being kidnapped by his male passenger. The officers quickly handcuffed the 34-year-old suspect, still in the car,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325281@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:48:37 MDT UHP: California man identified as I-84 fatal crash victim http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58312761-78/arzaga-crash-minivan-california.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58312761-78/arzaga-crash-minivan-california.html.csp">UHP: California man identified as I-84 fatal crash victim</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T20:41:47.258-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 08:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Highway Patrol has identified a California man who died Monday in a crash on Interstate 84 near Snowville. Troopers say Albert Arzaga, 54, of Chula Vista, Calif., was a passenger in a 2013 Chrysler minivan that rolled at 6:16 p.m. Monday. The UHP said Tuesday that Arzaga was ejected as the vehicle first went off the westbound shoulder, overcorrected, spun sideways across both lanes and then rolled off the shoulder and landed on its roof. Arzaga was pronounced dead at the scene of the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312761@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:41:47 MDT Spain: Woman arrested with cocaine in breast implants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58300358-68/cocaine-implants-woman-arrested.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58300358-68/cocaine-implants-woman-arrested.html.csp">Spain: Woman arrested with cocaine in breast implants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T20:25:59.556-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 08:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madrid • Spanish police say they have arrested a woman who landed at Madrid’s international airport with 3.7 pounds of cocaine hidden in her breast implants. Narcotics agents grew suspicious when the 43-year-old Venezuelan woman exhibited unspecified strange behavior during a routine screening of passengers who had just arrived from Bogota, Colombia. A luggage search showed nothing unusual. But a frisk by female officers revealed irregularities and deformations in both of the suspect’s breasts....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583003582014-08-15T20:25:59.556-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T20:25:59.556-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300358@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:25:59 MDT Man ejected during southwestern Utah crash in serious condition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300139-78/condition-pickup-truck-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300139-78/condition-pickup-truck-utah.html.csp">Man ejected during southwestern Utah crash in serious condition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T08:45:43.414-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 08:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man ejected during a collision on State Road 18 in southwestern Utah was upgraded to serious condition on Friday. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said that the 50-year-old St. George man had been flown to Dixie Regional Medical Center about 10 a.m. Thursday in critical condition. He was a passenger in a GMC van that was struck as it pulled into the path of a Dodge pickup truck in the highway’s intersection with Main Street in Enterprise. The collision put the van into spin and the man, sit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300139@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:45:43 MDT Critical injuries reported in Enterprise crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296819-78/crash-injuries-critical-ejected.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58296819-78/crash-injuries-critical-ejected.html.csp">Critical injuries reported in Enterprise crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T09:33:21.759-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A passenger who was ejected from a vehicle that pulled in front of another vehicle Thursday morning in Washington County suffered critical injuries, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The crash occurred about 9:40 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of State Route 18 and Main Street in Enterprise, said UHP Sgt. Todd Royce. The crash occurred when a GMC van that was stopped at the intersection pulled forward into the path of a Dodge truck traveling at or near the posted speed limit of 55 mph, th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296819@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:33:21 MDT Jaguar Land Rover recalling nearly 41,000 vehicles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292695-79/rover-jaguar-recalling-41000.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292695-79/rover-jaguar-recalling-41000.html.csp">Jaguar Land Rover recalling nearly 41,000 vehicles</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T11:19:02.24-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 11:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling nearly 41,000 vehicles because the front air bag on the passenger’s side might not work properly in a crash. Jaguar Land Rover, owned by India’s Tata Motors, is recalling 17,066 LR2s from the 2010-2015 model years and 23,485 Range Rover Evoques from the 2012-2013 model years because a part could fail and disable the passenger’s side air bag. The company will notify owners of the affected cars. Dealers will update the software for free. Jagu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582926952014-08-13T11:19:02.24-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T11:19:02.24-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292695@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:19:02 MDT