Cathay Pacific Airways announced Tuesday it will replace its economy-class fixed-back seats on long-haul aircraft in early December with new premium-economy class seats after passengers complained about discomfort. According to airline sources, the so-called shell seats, first introduced in 2007, have fixed backs and do not recline but the seat and back move forward to give a “reclined position” for sleeping. According to CX sources, the seats will be refitted and moved to ...

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