Look Forward to a Tighter Squeeze on New Planes
by Steph Spencer | March, 2013
Aircraft maker Bombardier has unveiled its newest model. While business analysts and industry watchers were quick to provides a great deal of commentary on the numerous efficiencies and advantages the CSeries offers airlines, a closer examination of its specifications also reveals potentially less leg room than folks may be used to.
The seat pitch (the distance between the same part of one seat to the next) of the highest-capacity configuration CSeries 300 will be 28 inches, which is equal to, or somewhat smaller than, that of most low-cost carriers operating today.
Of course, each airline has the interior of its planes fitted out to its own specifications, and Bombardier has numerous configurations available, including one with a generous 36-inch seat pitch. Which one do you want to bet will be the most popular with the airlines?
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Steph Spencer is a freelance travel writer from Canada who has been held captive by the travel industry for over 14 years. An incurable smart aleck, notorious purple fanatic, hat person, and ukulele player of questionable abilities, Steph explores the geeky side of travel on her blog A Nerd At Large, and dispenses random quirkiness on Google+ and as @ANerdAtLarge on Twitter. She truly believes that anything is possible with enough determination and copious amounts of chocolate.