A UK airline will be banning reclining seats on all of its planes.
UK airline Monarch will be introducing non-reclining seats on all of its planes. The move follows feedback which showed customers were overwhelmingly unhappy with reclining seats currently used by airlines.
The airline’s new ‘ergonomic’ seats are said to increase legroom while remaining upright during the flight. “The new non-reclining design gives our customers far more “living space” than traditional seats, without the fear of the person in front impinging on their personal space,” Monarch Director of Customer Experience and Marketing, Tom Williamson said.
A survey undertaken last year by Skyscanner revealed that nine out of 10 travellers wish to see reclining seats banned altogether, or restricted to set times on short-haul flights.
What to do you think? Should other airlines follow suit and ban reclining seats? Or do you enjoy being able to put your seat back so you can sleep during your flight?
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