CATHAY Pacific is moving towards 10-abreast Economy seating on Boeing 777s to create more seats per slot, the airline's chief exec, Ivan Chu Kwok-leung told South China Morning Post. The change would see the seats decrease from a width of 18.5 inches to 17 inch and be configured 3-4-3 as opposed to the current 3-3-3. Up to 35 more Economy seats would fit on regional aircraft under the initiative, and at least 17 more on long-haul flights.
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