SA carrier in Top 5 Airlines with the most legroom, globally

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Cape Town - Most airlines around the globe aim to provide passengers with the standard 31 inches - or 78.74cm - of legroom.

There are, however, some notable exceptions on either end of the legroom spectrum.

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By comparing data from searching popular routes and long-haul aircraft on Routehappy and SeatGuru, and cross-referencing with the airline's sites, Conde Nast Traveler determined the airlines that go above and beyond the minimum to provide precious extra inches.

According to Conde Nast Traveler's findings, South African Airways, SA's flag carrier, provides the second most legroom in the world. 

These are the international airlines with the most legroom on long-haul flights:

Aeromexico: 34 inches or 86.36cm

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South African Airways: 33.5 inches or 85.09cm




Asiana: 33 inches or 83.82cm

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Air India:
33 inches or 83.82cm

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Air Tahiti Nui:
33 inches or 83.82cm

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As for the worst airlines in the legroom department, they all only provide a measly 30 inches -  or 76.2cm - of legroom! That's 2.54cm BELOW the standard. They are: 

Air Berlin   




Austrian Airlines 

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Aeroflot 



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