I flew on United’s regional jet with more premium seats than regular economy and was impressed with the amenities but found the tight seats disappointing

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  • United Airlines’ operates the world’s only two-cabin 50-seater regional jet — the converted CRJ550.
  • I flew the premium-heavy plane from New York to Washington DC in economy and was disappointed by the lack of seat space.
  • Nevertheless, I was impressed with the plane’s unique features, like the walk-up snack bar and luggage rack.