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Airplane comfort experts - I feel more comfortable when traveling 12 hours on an international flight than on a 2 hour 737. Why?? Is seat config on US carriers bad, domestic planes are noisier, contd.

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Service is bad,...what are the key contributing factors on domestic 2-4 hour flights to be so uncomfortable??

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