"The top two complaints about air travel are: the bathrooms are too big and there aren't enough people on my flight."
So quipped SNL's Seth Meyers recently, after hearing about Delta Air Lines' (NYSE:DAL) plan to buy 100 new 737-900 aircraft from Boeing (NYSE:BA), outfitted with a new, space-saving lavatory built by B/E Aerospace (NASDAQ:BEAV). Funny joke, but will airplane passengers appreciate the move? Will investors?
Motley Fool contributor Rich Smith explains...
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