Date: 29 Aug 97 08:10:41 From: Chuanga@cris.com (H Andrew Chuang) Organization: Concentric Internet Services References: 1 2 3 4
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In article <airliners.1997.1949@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Karl Swartz <kls@ohare.Chicago.COM> wrote: > >I'm mildly surprised at their claim that the 737-900 will allow 18 >more seats (three rows) over the 737-800. What I had heard before >was that the -900 wouldn't offer more capacity then the -800, but >would allow a more generous pitch when configured to the maximum >number of seats. I couldn't imagine enough demand for that to >justify yet another stretch; 18 more seats is far more believable. I believe what you originally heard was the -900, limited by the number of exits, wouldn't offer more capacity than a -800 in a high-density configuration. However, in a typical two-class configuration, the -900 would have 18 extra seats.