American cuts coach legroom in new 737s

American Airlines Group Inc. is about to give coach passengers even less legroom. The company will shrink the space between most rows to 30 inches on its newest Boeing 737 jetliners, spokesman Joshua Freed said Wednesday. That’s an inch less than on its existing 737-800 planes. At least three rows on the new 737 Max jets will have only 29 inches, moving the world’s largest carrier closer to the offerings of deep discounters such as Spirit Airlines Inc. and Frontier Airlines. American’s effort ma...

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