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No Surprise: Cathay Pacific Will Shrink Economy Seats

File this under "it was only a matter of time." When the 777 was first introduced, nine seats per row in economy was the standard configuration. However, as airlines have become more profit-driven, they've realized that they can squeeze 10 seats per row into economy and get away with it. Ultimately consumers mostly aren't willing to pay extra for the additional seat width, so from the airlines' perspective it's a no brainer to squeeze as many seats as possible onto each plane.
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