Southwest Airlines announced in April that future planes will have seats that are a bit wider and C-shaped to give passengers in the next row a smidge more knee room. The B/E Aerospace seats will start showing up on Southwest's new Boeing 737-800s in mid-2016 and the forthcoming 737-800 Max in 2017. (Southwest Airlines via AP)
Southwest Airlines announced in April that future planes will have seats that are a bit wider and C-shaped to give passengers in the next row a smidge more knee room. The B/E Aerospace seats will start showing up on Southwest's new Boeing 737-800s in mid-2016 and the forthcoming 737-800 Max in 2017. (Southwest Airlines via AP) Southwest AP
Southwest Airlines announced in April that future planes will have seats that are a bit wider and C-shaped to give passengers in the next row a smidge more knee room. The B/E Aerospace seats will start showing up on Southwest's new Boeing 737-800s in mid-2016 and the forthcoming 737-800 Max in 2017. (Southwest Airlines via AP) Southwest AP
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December 24, 2015 3:00 AM

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