Back in September 2010, I reported that the height of Southwest’s under-seat spaces, at least on a 737 -700 series plane, was 11 inches. In December 2010, however, reader David alerted me that on his flight, the under-seat space was reduced to 8.5 inches by a life-vest container. I was surprised and concerned, but, happily, I had five Southwest flights scheduled for December and could check the situation out for myself. Here’s what I learned.
We flew on three 737 -700 … Read more
We recently flew on a United 777 Overwater from Washington-Dulles to Charles de Gaulle. According to SeatGuru, the 777-200 we traveled on is called a “Worldwide 2” (WW2). I was in seat 21A, in Economy Plus, and my husband was in seat 13H, in Business (we had to sit separately, since Chloe was not allowed to travel in Business). Once again, I strongly recommend paying extra for Economy Plus. My seat was cramped enough, especially given the way Chloe’s carrier … Read more
We returned to Seattle on a JetBlue Airbus 320, so once again I crawled around under my row of seats with a tape measure, and here are the results. This post is part of an ongoing series recording under-seat measurements of the various planes we fly on. Keep in mind that most domestic and international airlines have rules about the maximum size of in-cabin pet carriers they allow on board (see Dog Jaunt’s handy charts under the “Taking your pet … Read more