How American Airlines Is Going to Fit 10 More Seats on Its New Planes

American Airlines wants to fit more passengers on its new planes, and that would mean less legroom for those in economy.

Up to two inches less, CNN Money reported.

American’s economy seats currently have a seat pitch (the distance from a point on one seat to the same point on the seat in front or behind of it) of 31 inches, but the new Boeing 737 Max airplanes could have economy seats as close as 29 inches. The change would make it possible to fit 170 seats on the plane, instead of the previous 160.

Scoop: American is going to 29-inch pitch in part of economy,

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