Look at that. 17 inches, hip-to-hip. I’m a skinny guy of average height, and those seats are just misery. Sure, you can pay the $40 for extra leg room — I have longish legs and usually do. But where the hell are you supposed to put your elbows?
Boeing is now selling 70% of its 777 jets with the new & enshrunken 10-seat configuration.
I’ve learned to tolerate getting nickeled and dimed to death on baggage and legroom fees, but I’ll ask it again — where the hell are you supposed to put your elbows?