Spirit Airlines introduces non-adjustableseats - latimes.comlatimes.com/business/la-fi-spirit-seats-20100424,0,4598970 .storylatimes.comPage 1of 1Spirit Airlines introduces non-adjustable seatsThe lighter-weight seats are 'pre-reclined' 3inches, saysthe Florida-based carrier, whichhad recently announced a$45feefor carry-on bags that don't fit under the seat.By Hugo Martin, Los Angeles TimesApril 24, 2010Spirit Airlines, the air carrier that recently announced a $45 feefor carry-on bags, has launched another change that may not sitwell with passengers.The Florida carrier's latest money-saving idea is seats thatpassengers cannot adjust. The airline calls them "pre-reclined"seats, meaning they are already reclined about 3 inches.Want to lean back to take a nap or sit up to eat a snack? Sorry,these seats won't budge.The airline says the slim new leather seats, built by BriceSeating in Pacoima, are 30% lighter, cutting down on fuel costsand offering 20% more space under the seat. By eliminating asteeper recline, the airline can also fit more seats into the plane.
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