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    Flight seat sizes are measured by the seat pitch. Flight SeatThis isn’t the legroom; this refers to the space between two rows of seats. Usually it’s measured from the back of the seat in front of you to the back of the seat you’re on.

    Flight Seat Dimensions in the Americas

    In Air Canada the seat pitch for business class is 58” and for economy 32”; for Air Jamaica, it is 84” for first class, 60” for business class and 32” for economy.

    For American Airlines, seat pitch for first class is 89”, 59” for business class and 32” for economy class. For Continental Airlines, the seat pitch is 55” for business class and 31” for economy.

    The flight seat size pitch for Delta Airlines is 60” for business class and 32” for economy class. For LAN it is 83” for first class, 55” for business class and 32” for economy. Northwest Airlines has 60” for business and 31” for economy.

    For United Airlines the pitch for first class is 88”, 55” for business, 35” for premium economy and 31” for economy. For US Airways it is 94” for first class, 55” for business class and 33” for economy.

    Flight Seat Dimensions in Europe

    Air France has a seat pitch of 82” for first class, 51” for business and 31” for economy. For British Airways, it is 78” (first class), 73” (business), 38” (premium economy) and 31” (economy). The flight seat sizes for Estonian Airways are 33” for business and 33” for economy.

    Lufthansa has seat pitches of 90” for first class, 60” for business and 32” for economy. For SAS Scandinavian, it is 60” for business class, 37” for premium economy and 32” for economy. For Virgin Atlantic, the business class seat pitch measures 79” for business class, 38” for premium economy and 30” for economy.

    Flight Seat Dimensions in Asia

    First class seat size in Air China is 62”, 42” for business, and 34” for economy. For Air Nippon it is 83” (first class), 65” for business class, 38” for premium economy and 32” for economy class.

    China Airlines has an 83” flight seat size for first class, 50" for business, 34" for premium economy and 32” for economy.
    Business class in Hong Kong Airlines is 50” and 32” for economy.

    For Korean Air it is 83” for first class, 60” for business and 33” for economy. For Thai Airways, it is 80” for first class, 50” for business and 34” for economy. V Australia business class measures 77”, 38” for premium economy and 32” for economy.

    Flight Seat Dimensions in Africa and the Middle East

    For Egyptair, first class measures 82”, 48” for business and 33” for economy. For El Israel Airways (55” for business class and 32” economy); for Emirates, it is 69” (first class), 58 to 62” (business) and 33” (economy). For African Airways it is 83” (first class), 78” (business) and 32” (economy).

    These flight seat sizes are for international flights. Dimensions for domestic seats may be different. Airlines are always trying to improve their service, so the seat specifications are always subject to change.

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