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American Airlines to revamp planes' interior

American Airlines planes at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. (Tony Gutierrez)

August 30, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
American Airlines is giving more than 75 of its older planes a complete interior makeover, redesigning the overhead bins to fit a lot more luggage.The carrier said its older Boeing 737s are being renovated to make passengers more comfortable.

It's installing new seats that recline without cramping the passenger behind .

Also, more than half a mile of new wiring is being installed in each plane so travelers can keep their laptops plugged in.