HOW LOW DO THEY GO?
The 29 inches found on Virgin Atlantic’s A330s is pretty rare for a long-haul airline, and only applies to eight seats on each of three A330200s. In January the consumer magazine Which? examined more than 30 carriers and only found two that offer less than 30 inches on long-haul flights: Virgin and Thomas Cook Airlines. The website SeatGuru reveals a few more, such as China Southern, WOW air (Iceland), Lion
Air (Indonesia) and Vanilla Air (Japan).
For short-haul flights it is another matter. Dozens now offer as little as 29 inches, including BA, Vueling, easyJet,