Spirit Airlines introduces non-adjustable seats- latimes.com latimes.com/business/la-fi-spirit-seats-20 100424,0,4598970 .story latimes.com Page 1 of 1 Spirit Airlines introduces non-adjustable seats The lighter-weight seats are 'pre-reclined' 3 inches, says the Florida-based carrier, which had recently announced a $45 fee for carry-on bags that don't fit under the seat. By Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times April 24, 2010 Spirit Airlines, the air carrier that recently announced a $45 fee for carry-on bags, has launched another change that may not sit well with passengers. The Florida carrier's latest money-saving idea is seats that passengers 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 Brice Seating in Pacoima, are 30% lighter, cutting down on fuel costs and offering 20% more space under the seat. By eliminating
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