When US Airways took over American Airlines one of many first strikes new administration made was to squeeze extra seats into planes. For occasion they took 737s from 150 seats up to 160 and are actually squeezing 172 into that aircraft.
US Airways-turned American President is now United’s President and the airline is on a quest to ‘densify’ plane making them much less comfy for passengers.
United Boeing 757-300s at the moment have 213 seats (189 coach and 24 first-class). In December a leaked memo confirmed that they’re taking Boeing 757-300s up to 234 seats (210 coach and 24 first-class). That’s 21 extra coach seats. Delta has already densified their 757-300s with 234 seats.
United Boeing 757 Prepares to Depart for Hawaii
Routes Online has the routes the place the brand new tighter coach seats will seem beginning in June. Routes like Los Angeles – Hawaii and San Francisco – Washington DC actually seem to be a little bit a lot for this plane from a passenger expertise standpoint.
Chicago O’Hare – Las Vegas eff 07JUN18 1 every day (till 20AUG18)
Chicago O’Hare – Orlando eff 07JUN18 1 every day
Chicago O’Hare – Seattle eff 29JUN18 1 every day
Denver – Chicago O’Hare eff 07JUN18 three every day
Denver – Los Angeles eff 07JUN18 three every day
Denver – San Francisco eff 07JUN18 four every day
Denver – Washington Reagan eff 07JUN18 1 every day
Los Angeles – Chicago O’Hare eff 07JUN18 up to 7 every day
Los Angeles – Honolulu eff 07JUN18 1 every day
Los Angeles – Kona eff 21AUG18 1 every day
San Francisco – Chicago O’Hare eff 07JUN18 up to 7 every day
San Francisco – Honolulu eff 07JUN18 eight weekly (7 weekly from 24JUN18, till 20AUG18)
San Francisco – Kahului eff 07JUN18 2 every day (1 every day from 21AUG18)
San Francisco – Orlando eff 21AUG18 1 every day
San Francisco – Seattle eff 07JUN18 1 every day
San Francisco – Washington Reagan eff 07JUN18 1 every day
At least these planes are nonetheless six-across, which has all the time been tight with Boeing’s fuselage which is narrower than a comparable Airbus. United’s (and American’s) Boeing new 777 configuration has gone from 9-across to 10-across creating a brand new tighter shoulder width expertise.