Delta cuts back how far you can recline your seat

April 12, 2019

(CNN) — As I flew Delta Air Lines from Chicago to Atlanta on Thursday in coach, I spent a few minutes guessing if the tall man in front of me would recline his seat.

I wanted to work, but if he reclined while I was writing, my laptop might not survive it.

As airplanes pack travelers into smaller seats with reduced personal space, powering up that laptop can be a risky bet: Will the person in front of you recline their seat? And if they do, will they do it so quickly that your laptop suffers?

Delta is hoping to prevent future conflicts between passengers by limiting how much their seats can recline on certain aircraft, according to The Points Guy's Scott Mayerowitz's latest story.

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