Southwest Airlines to offer wider passenger seats

Southwest Airlines had the lowest rate of complaints in the first nine months of 2013.

April 14, 2014 1:25:51 PM PDT
Southwest Airlines is adding a little something extra for its passengers.

The discount airline said it plans to widen its seats in coach. The 17.8 inch seats will be equipped on its 737 Max jets starting in 2017.

Southwest said a slimmer-designed chair frame will create additional elbow room.