VIDEO: Here's why some plane seats don't line up with the windows

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    May 31, 2017
A Delta airplane. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Flying in an airplane can give you some stellar glimpses of the sky. But there are a few jets that make the view a little harder to enjoy, because the seats don’t always line up with the windows. 

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That’s because alignment is not a top priority for manufactures. The main goal is to fit as many people on the aircraft as possible, causing the positioning to sometimes be off just a tad. 

In the fact, the leg room on many planes has decreased in recent years. In 1975, the average legroom was 35 inches. As of 2015, it’s dropped to 31.

Want to learn more? Take a look at the Business Insider video below for the full breakdown. 

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