Airlines seek to shrink seat sizes and add legroom

04/23/2012 | APEX Editor's Blog

New seat designs played a starring role at the Aircraft Interiors Expo as airlines seek to increase passenger comfort while still saving enough space to add a few extra seats to the cabin. The approaches vary from slimmer backrests that increase legroom to nonreclining seats that preserve passenger personal space to wider aisle seats that borrow space from their neighboring seats to create less of a pinched feel for travelers.

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