By Susan Breslow Sardone. Whether you're flying for the first time or the th, choosing seats that the two of you will occupy on an airplane is an important part of the pre-flight process — and it can have a significant impact on your pleasure in the air. Although traveling in premium economy or business class is is certainly deal, those larger seats may not be affordable. So the following can help you in selecting the best economy-class seats as a couple interested in maximum comfort on a plane ride of any duration.
How to Choose Airplane Seats When Traveling as a Couple
An airline seat is a seat on an airliner in which passengers are accommodated for the duration of the journey. Such seats are usually arranged in rows running across the airplane's fuselage. A diagram of such seats in an aircraft is called an aircraft seat map. Seats are attached to rails underneath the floor which run along the aircraft fuselage. If the airline wants to reconfigure the seating, this is a minor operation.
Air travel is the safest form of transportation in the country. In , for the seventh year in a row, exactly zero people died from plane crashes on U. Experts estimate your overall odds of perishing in a plane crash are well into the millions.