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Lack Of Class Dividers  
User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 3916 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2043 times:

Hey,

Just saw this picture on another website:

http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=325305&count=false

One thing strikes me - that there is no kind of class divider, and the economy seats are actually right behind the business class ones. Maybe its just going crazy, but is this normal? Any other airlines have this lack of divider?

Thanks...

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User currently offlineFbgdavidson From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 3708 posts, RR: 28
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1967 times:

I noticed that is Euro Atlantic, a pretty downmarket charter outfit.

I have flown on shorthaul flights where the divider wasn't onboard and the only difference between business and economy was the seats further back had no doilys and the middle seat was used (767)



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User currently offlineBoeing7E7 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1927 times:

Thanks to new TSA guidelines and complaints from SkyMarshalls those are coming down on US birds as well. I'm thinking plexiglass doors are in order soon.

User currently offlineUAalltheway From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1912 times:

In the picture you linked to there is clearly a bulkhead.

???
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User currently offlineBoeing73G From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1897 times:

I also noticed this on another pic here on a.net:


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This clearly has a lack of curtains, but I'm sure it's only temporary


User currently offline727EMflyer From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 547 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1848 times:

The Bulkhead on the 767 is probably the galley. I saw an interesting configuration on the one charter flight I have been on: Omni Air International HNL-LAS. They offer a three class cabin on a DC-10-30 with the First and "premium" cabins melded together. Actually the premium passengers sit in the same seats as the main cabin but get the better food and service offered to the FC folks, who just have wider seats. (BTW, 3-4-3 seating in main cabin is torture!). The airplane is an ex-Lufthasa bird... I wonder if it is a configuration Omni just inherited?

User currently offlineTACAA320 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1811 times:

Quoting Boeing73G (Reply 4):
I also noticed this on another pic here on a.net:

Quite similar to AA upholstery. Don't you think?


User currently offlineCodasco From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 65 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1760 times:

At first I thought it was an AA bird. Are they identical??

User currently offlineLincoln From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 3887 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1724 times:

Quoting Boeing7E7 (Reply 2):
I'm thinking plexiglass doors are in order soon.

ISTR (but am too lazy to look for it now) that doors of any kind between cabins are specifically prohibited by the FARs (at least for US airlines)... that's why we have the (now returning in translucent form) curtains between cabins.

Also I would think it would have to be "similar to plexiglass" if it were allowed, since plexiglass presumably is fairly nasty when burnt/subjected to extremely high temps.

Lincoln



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User currently offlineMiami1 From Australia, joined Feb 2001, 706 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (9 years 5 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1692 times:

QF 737 classics and 146s have no divider between J and Y. As did the 738s when first delivered.

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