Friday, August 29, 2008

Best Economy Plus Airlines

As a counterpoint to our previous post about the worst airline seats, we present this information about what could be considered the best economy seats.

According to surveys conducted by the Skytrax (UK) website, the five top-rated economy plus airlines were (in order):

Airline & Seat Pitch/Width
EVA Air - 38”/18”
bmi - 49”/21”
ANA - 38”/18.5”
British Airways - 38”/18.5”
Air New Zealand - 38-40”/17.8-18.5”

[Economy plus seat pitch and width numbers from SeatGuru.]