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Delta Airlines Adjusts Its Seats—So You Can't

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 13, 2019 6:00 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Love leaning all the way back on flights? Then you may take exception to a new Delta Airlines move to limit seat recline on its Airbus 320 planes—but the person behind you will likely be happier, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The airline is reducing main-cabin and Comfort+ recline from 4 inches to 2 inches and first-class recline from 5.4 inches to 3.5 inches starting this weekend, and rolling out to all A320s over the next two months. Some commenters embraced the change on The Points Guy, which broke the news. "You do not NEED to recline and when you do you are in the lap of those behind you," writes one. (Read more airline industry stories.)

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