Airlines fret over cost of seat safety row

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* Koito seat checks may be ordered after safety row * Checks could affect 150,000 seats on 1,000 planes * Company says not notified, declines further comment * Industry body questions whether airlines should pay By Mariko Katsumura and Tim Hepher TOKYO/PARIS, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Airlines appeared on a potential collision course with regulators on Friday over the cost of carrying out proposed checks on over 100,000 passenger seats in the wake of a row over questionable safety data. ...

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