Airlines amend their seats to accommodate more passengers
The airline industry is a witness to many kinds of strange ideas and innovations. While the industry is reeling under tough competition, a large number of carriers are switching over to unique thoughts of modifying their seating plan. The latest bug that has hit these airlines is swapping over to slimmer seats from the usual fat ones. Let us look at the list of carriers ready to take the plunge in order to accommodate more passengers onboard.
The airline is adding an extra row of seats across its fleet of Boeing 737s. Apart from these additions, the carrier plans to equip each seat with a power outlet for the convenience of the passengers.
Beginning November, more passengers will be able to book plane tickets with the carrier. The airline is adding five seats across its fleet of MD-80s planes. It is also planning to add a row to its Boeing 737 aircrafts.
Delta Air Lines
The airline has plans to install slimline seats on its aircrafts like MD-90s, Boeing 737s, 747s, and a few 757s with a motive to add more seats and accommodate more passengers onboard.
The budget carrier is contemplating to replace its existing seats on its Airbus A320 planes. It has yet to finalize the seat measurements though.
The airline has added a row of seats on its planes. The passengers however, had to give up an inch of their legroom for these adjustments.
The airline is exchanging its old seats on Boeing 737s. The carrier has also changed the seats on its A320s. These seats have reduced the legroom by an inch of space.
The airline has added four seats on its Airbus A321s swelling the total number to 187 seats. These seats have been fit close to the rear exit row.