"Prereclined" seats reduce passenger conflict, Spirit says

12/24/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Some airlines are turning to "prereclined" seats to avoid passengers bumping each other when they put their seats back. "Customers appreciate the fact that there is no longer interference from the seat in front of you moving up and down throughout the flight," said Spirit Airlines spokeswoman Misty Pinson. The practice also allows Spirit to install more seats per plane.

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