The INSIDER Summary:
- Legroom varies on major airlines.
- JetBlue has the most legroom, with 34 inches of space.
- Spirit has the least, with only 28 inches.
You can essentially forget bringing on a free carry on, you know food will cost an arm and a leg (if there is any at all), and it's a safe bet that you'll have a screaming child within five rows of your seat.
Most of the time, anything to do with plane travel seems out of your control, which is what makes flying such a stressful experience.
However, one thing you can control, sort of, is how much legroom you get — depending on which airline you choose to book with.
The infographic below, uploaded onto Reddit by user AvadaKedavra03, outlines major airlines' amount of legroom in inches.
JetBlue, which promises "the most legroom in coach," actually lives up to that promise with 34 inches of legroom. Spirit on the other hand, which often finds itself last in domestic airline rankings, only has 28 inches.
Keep scrolling to see how much legroom you get on 7 of the most popular airlines.