Airplane Seats

Dimensions of Seats

comparison

Sizes

Sizes are given for different Airlines

Width

Width of the seat in centimeters

Pitch

Distances between chairs in centimeters (with respect to legspace)

Recline

Max. degrees, or centimeters the back rest can pull down (sleep position). 90 degrees, or 100 cm = flat position

Class : Economy Class

Airline

Width

Pitch

Recline

Air France*

44.4

81-86

28°

Austrian airlines

NB

81.3

NB

BasiqAir

43.0

74.0

NB

British Airways

43.0

79.0

10 cm

Cathay Pacific

45.0

81.2

15°

China Airlines

NB

81.3

20.2°

Continental

45.7

81.3

12.7 cm

Delta Airlines

46.0

79-84

10 cm

Easyjet

44.0

74.0

NB

EVA Air

42.0

86.4

16.3°

Garuda Indonesia

48.0

84.0

NB

Iberia (A320)

45.0

80.0

34°

Iberia (B747)

44.0

79.0

30°

KLM (Boeing 767)

NB

75.0

7.5 cm

KLM (Boeing 747)

NB

77.5

8.75 cm

Lufthansa

43

80.0

23°

Malaysia

44

86.4

17.8 cm

Martinair

45.0

76.0

15 cm

SAS (MD-80)

46.0

81

NB

SAS (A33/343)

44.0

81

13.5 cm

SAS Extra (A33/343)

46.5

94

18 cm

SAS (B767)

46.0

81

15 cm

Singapore Airlines

43.7

82.0

15.2 cm

South African Airways

NB

78.7

NB

Transavia

43.0

74.0

NB

United Airlines

45.7

78.7

12.7 cm

United Airlines Economy Plus

45.7

89.0

12.7 cm

US Airways

43.0

81.3

NB

Class : Business Class

Airline

Width

Pitch

Recline

Air France*

54.0

122

55°

Austrian Airlines (A330)

48.9

149.9

52.5°

Austrian Airlines (A340)

48.9

144.8

52.5°

British Airways

51.0

185

100 cm

Cathay Pacific

52.0

152.4

81°

China Airlines (Dynasty)

43.1

83.6

41°

Continental

53.3

100.4

30.4 cm

Delta Airlines

47.0

152

43 cm

EVA Air

53.3

114.0

45.8°

EVA Air (Evergreen)

45.7

96.5

23.7°

Garuda Indonesia Executive

70.0

137

70°

Garuda Indonesia Premium

60.0

100

45°

KLM (Boeing 767)

NB

140

45°

Iberia (B747)

51

127

60°

Iberia (A320)

45.0

85

34°

KLM (Boeing 747)

NB

150

60°

Lufthansa (intercontinental)

50

122

45°

Lufthansa (continentaal)

43

102

30°

Malaysia

50.3

127

35.6 cm

Martinair

45-58

91

15 cm

SAS (MD-80)

45.0

86

NB

SAS (A33/343)

52.0

127

33 cm

SAS (B767)

47.0

119

28 cm

Singapore Airlines Boeing 777

53.3

147

82°

Singapore Airlines Boeing 747

52.0

132

28.9 cm

South African Airways

53.0

140

33 cm

United Airlines Boeing 777

52.0

140

35.6 cm

US Airways

47.0

140

65°

Class : First Class

Airline

Width

Pitch

Recline

Air France*

54.0

208

90°

British Airways

51.0

198

100 cm

Cathay Pacific

56.0

201

90°

China Airlines

48.1

134

60°

EVA Air

53.3

190

76°

Iberia (B747)

53.3

221

85°

Lufthansa

52.0

234 (B747), 218 (A340)

90°

Malaysia

54.1

193 cm

44.5 cm

Singapore Airlines

57

1m leg space

90°

South African Airways

74

211

90°

United Airlines

53.3

198

90°

*Air France : long haul sizes to/from Paris
NB=Unknown A=Airbus B=Boeing

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