Florida-based Spirit Airlines has unveiled newly-designed seats it says will maximize usable legroom, part of a bet that passenger comfort can be improved without rethinking the ULCC’s 28-inch seat pitch. Created by UK-based Acro Aircraft Seating, Spirit’s new seats will use thicker padding and ergonomically-designed lumbar, providing all seats an additional inch of pre-recline and an extra inch of width for middle seats. The company says the enhancements will allow for a wider ...

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