United Airlines may add an extra seat per row to some Boeing 777s

United is considering switching some Boeing 777s to a high-density configuration. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. 

United is considering switching some Boeing 777s to a high-density configuration. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. 

United Airlines is considering adding an extra seat to each row of coach in some of its Boeing 777s, I reported for Aviation Week today. 

These aircraft, which now have nine seats across, would have 10 under the new configuration. United's economy plus section would retain the nine seats across. 

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