Guest

Different Classes On Airplanes

Sun Mar 18, 2001 6:55 am

I own a small business and travel on airplanes at distances ranging from an hours travel to cross country Philadelphia to LA a few times a month. Currently I use USAIR and because of financial restrictions I purchase coach. I am aware that USAIR's seats are more expensive than other airlines because of strong unions. To get to the point, I am interested in what the best economy class on any airline, additionally I am interested in the airline with cheapest business class, or website to get cheapest business class. Thanks a lot!
 
Trvlr
Posts: 4251
Joined: Thu Feb 17, 2000 9:58 am

RE: Different Classes On Airplanes

Sun Mar 18, 2001 7:25 am

Well in terms of seat pitch (i.e. the amount of legroom one gets in coach), American Airlines currently leads the way in this area. AA offers up to 35 inches of legroom in all of their coach seats, while most airlines have only 30-31 inches on their domestic aircraft. United Airlines also offers seat pitch similar to American's, but there are a limited number of these extended-legroom seats on the aircraft, most of the time reserved for United's higher-fare and frequent-flyer passengers. Unless you plan to use United solely and build up a frequent-flyer account, then I think AA would be the better choice for you in terms of comfort.

Aaron G.

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos