An Airbus A330neo performs at the 53rd International Paris Air Show. Cebu Pacific plans to buy 16 of the airliner’s extended-range version, the A330-900, and to cram 460 economy seats into it. Launch customer TAP Portugal will use a 289-seat formationn. Photo: Reuters
Adam Nebbs
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Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

Cebu Pacific plans to squeeze more seats into economy – bad for comfort but better for the environment?

  • The Philippine airline announced it intends to fit 460 passengers in its all-economy class Airbus A330-900 airliners
  • That will mean smaller seats but also a reduced per-passenger carbon footprint

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An Airbus A330neo performs at the 53rd International Paris Air Show. Cebu Pacific plans to buy 16 of the airliner’s extended-range version, the A330-900, and to cram 460 economy seats into it. Launch customer TAP Portugal will use a 289-seat formationn. Photo: Reuters
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