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    Recaro Proride on southwest...fitment???

    Anyone know if this seat will fit forward facing? Southwest says width must be 16" but I can only find a few seats that narrow and it wasn't FAA certified. If we just put the armrests should it be ok? The seat is 19" wide. Please let us know. Also can we put our Maclaren Quest stroller in the over head bin or will we need to gate check it? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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    Re: Recaro Proride on southwest...fitment???

    Hi there.

    It'll fit with the armrest up. It's rare to find a US seat that doesn't fit on a plane somehow (forward facing at least).

    Strollers get gate checked.

    Wendy
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    piper, 7/26/02, 62", 108#, seatbelt, driving her own car
    laine 9/16/09, 54", 96#, Nuna Aaces, Diono Solana 2
    in my husband's 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser, my 2017 Volvo XC90, and big sister's 2016 Honda Civic
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