American Airlines is cutting more legroomStaff Writer | May 3, 2017
American Airlines plans to add more seats on its coming Boeing (BA) 737 Max jetliners.
Air travel The first large U.S. carrier
With the change, American will become the first large U.S. carrier to offer legroom with a pitch that's nearly on par with ultra-low cost carriers Spirit Airlines (SAVE) and Frontier Airlines. Those seats are an industry minimum 28-inches apart.
Economy class pitch on Delta Air Lines and United ranges between 30 and 31 inches, while JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines have between 31 and 33 inches. ■