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Ryanair is making the most of it.

This morning it tweeted an illustration of four seats with their respective pitches: Ryanair B737-800 New Sky Interior 31 ins, Ryanair B737-800 30 ins, BA A320/321 29 ins, Lufthansa A320 economy 29 ins.

What BA is doing in economy on its A320/321 is what Lufthansa started to do over a year ago when it took delivery of A320 neos. (See our new item below dated January 2016).

But Lufthansa also took the decision to restore pitch in business class to roughly what it was before.

It means pitch (legroom) on Lufthansa’s A320 fleet will become (or may already have become) 71 cms (29.1 ins) in economy but 81 cms (31.8 ins in business class.

Lufthansa to offer less legroom than Ryanair

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