Airbus provides wider seats for overweight passengers

Posted on: 9:47 pm, May 26, 2012, by , updated on: 09:54pm, May 26, 2012

(WTVR) – Each A320 jet will now offer two 20 inch wide seats on each side of the aisle, rather than three of its standard 18 inch wide seats.

Passengers will be able to purchase the extra-large seats at an added costs.

Airbus says they expect to make an extra $3 million over a 15 year period.