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User currently offlineSKYTEAM From France, joined Nov 2009, 0 posts, RR: 1
Posted (15 years 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 3108 times:

Hello to all, What does everyone think the most comfortable aircfraft is? I think its the Boeing 767-300!!!!!


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User currently offlineBoeing in pdx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (15 years 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2979 times:

777 no questions asked

User currently offlinePP-ARL From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (15 years 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2957 times:

I agree with you! I think 763 has the nicest Y-class configuration (2-3-2).

User currently offlineAdria From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (15 years 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2950 times:

It really depends on the airline. And for me the most comfortable airliner was a A340 Srilankan Airlines.

User currently offlineIwantanl1011 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 151 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (15 years 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2935 times:

I haven't flown first class on alot of airlines, but first class in the 717 is a pretty comfy experience.... It's very very well air conditioned, extremely smooth...

It's actually a bit strange feeling because you feel the forward thrust but no accompanying "roar"...

User currently offlineAa737 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 849 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (15 years 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2921 times:


User currently offlineILUV767 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3142 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (15 years 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2919 times:

767 duhh!!!!!!!!!!!

User currently offlinePacific From Hong Kong, joined Mar 2000, 1110 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (15 years 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2911 times:

A330/340. Very Comfortable. Bear in mind that I've never been on 767 and 777.

User currently offlineN312RC From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 2684 posts, RR: 15
Reply 8, posted (15 years 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2894 times:

Delta Air Lines 767-300!!

B727-200 (not on full flights though)

User currently offlineVirginA340 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 15 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (15 years 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2897 times:

No contest it is the 767-400 flying for Delta Airlines. Go DELTA!!!!

User currently offlineRyeFly From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1396 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (15 years 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2886 times:

The most comfotable widebody that I have been on has to be the 767. The 2-3-2 seating is the perfect setup for passengers. Its not so wide that you feel like your stuffed in a moving full movie theater. But its big enough to still enjoy two isles. I don't care what plane it is, nothings worse then having 5 seats wide in the middle. Thats the most uncomfortable arrangement ever created. I got stuck in a 5 abreast center section one time on an L1011 and I will never do it again. As for the single isle aircraft, it would be the A319/20. They are just the perfect size and are so quiet and modern.

User currently offlinePatches From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 297 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (15 years 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2876 times:

No question for widebody 777. but for single aisle plane, hey udo! A320!

User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5512 posts, RR: 50
Reply 12, posted (15 years 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2873 times:

The award goes to......767-300, perfect amount of space. But I can't wait to get in a -400.

User currently offlineVctony From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 461 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (15 years 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2864 times:

Just to change the pace here I would have to say that the most comfortable aircraft is an American Airlines MD-80 with the More Room throughout Coach. The legroom on these aircraft is great and you can't beat the 2x3 seating arrangement.

User currently offlineCaymanCX From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 76 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (15 years 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2859 times:

I can't choose.

The spaciousness of the 777, with the seating config of the 767
together with the peace and quiet of the A340's cabin.

"Insert generic statement here."
User currently offlineUA865 From El Salvador, joined May 2000, 115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (15 years 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2852 times:

C'mon people 747-400 without a doubt.

User currently offlineGreeneyes53787 From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 844 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (15 years 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2842 times:

D D D D Delta 880.

All first class w/a 12-place club section in front.

Of course you don't stay their long. But for the quick ride it is most quiet with lovely indirect lighting.

Try it.

Oh yea. You can't. Sorry!


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User currently offlineSIA fan From Indonesia, joined Aug 2000, 728 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (15 years 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2842 times:

I like 747-400...especially the upper deck  
for single aisle aircraft, A319/320/321

User currently offlineAA737-800 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (15 years 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2821 times:

MD-80 2x3!

User currently offlineTEDSKI From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (15 years 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2816 times:

How about United's 737s which have about two feet of leg room vs. other airlines where your knees touch the seat in front of you.

User currently offlineZRH From Switzerland, joined Nov 1999, 5585 posts, RR: 34
Reply 20, posted (15 years 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2810 times:

This is absolutly the wrong question. All airliners (from any manufacturer) are only tubes of metal. Whether an aircraft is comfortable or not, ONLY depends on the airline. You can put (too) many and uncomfortable seats into any aircraft.
Perhaps the 767 and Airbuses have a little advantage over the 777 and 747 because no airline puts more than 2-3-2 seating into an 767 and a 2-4-2 into an Airbus, but legroom and kind of seats are other questions.
The most important fact of discomfort in economy classes is lack of legroom and the width of the seats. This definitly does not depend on the aircraft.

User currently offlineContinentalEWR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3762 posts, RR: 12
Reply 21, posted (15 years 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2820 times:

The 777 in the 3-3-3 configuration. The 767-300 is also nice.

User currently offline747-600X From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 2812 posts, RR: 13
Reply 22, posted (15 years 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2814 times:

For narrowbody the 757... don't ask why, it just flows.
For widebody the A340 in 2-4-2... how can anyone stand 3-3-3 seating on a 777? That way you've got two seats that are two away from an aisle, more crowding than 2-5-2 where there's only one that's two away from an aisle.

User currently offlineFanoftristars From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1639 posts, RR: 4
Reply 23, posted (15 years 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2788 times:

Hey 747-600x, Sorry to tell you but the majority of airplanes in the world have 2 people that are two away from the isle; they are called 737s and A320s, plus the 747s are the exact same way--3-4-3 so there are two people two away from the isle. Since I don't have to go to the bathroom every five min, the most important thing to me is the "feeling" of spaciousness--wide body, high celings etc. That is why the 777 is preferred for comfort in wide body class (did you see the poll in this forum.) Even with the 3-3-3 or 2-5-2 it beats other wide body aircraft because of its feeling of spaciousness with the sculpted, higher celings and wider fuselage.

User currently offlineUdo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (15 years 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2788 times:

Depends on airlines, in most cases.

25 Avilitigator : Because of people's concerns that you can't compare between airlines, I'm limiting my response to widebody flights I've taken with CX within the past
26 SKYTEAM : Most comfortable Aircraft: Boeing 767-300 Most Comfortable Wide-body: Boeing 767-300 Most Comfortable Narrow-Body: Boeing 757 Most Uncomfortable Wide-
27 Peter : 767-400
28 JAVOMD88 : I just flew back from paris yesterday on a brand new B767-300 of Aeromexico and believe me i loved it!!!!!! i got to agree !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!go skyteam!
29 Tg 747-300 : A 747-300 or a dc9 Tg 747-300
30 Tim : Its just gotta be either A330/A340 or 767 for me. 777 no way!! Y class in a 777 is uncomfortable for me and it has double excuse seats. A330/A340 or 7
31 Post contains links and images Ake0404AR : Boeing 747-400 Click for large versionPhoto © Vasco Garcia
32 Airsicknessbag : I like planes with a smaller number of seats abreast than possible. Thus: all Airbus widebodies with 8 abreast (remember: they can do 9!), the newer t
33 Bcl : Upper deck of a 747-400
34 Post contains images CP744 : Got to be business class on the 747-475...to HKG.. My personal choice Although I also remember being very comfortable in the upper lounge on a 747-127
35 Vadheim : A340 is the most comfortable aircraft to fly! Second comes MD11.
36 JRodriguez136 : I think for me it will be the B-747 in the second floor...
37 Delta777-XXX : 747-400... first class 777...first class 717...coach (airtran)
38 MD-90 : Delta MD-88 and MD-90! 2x3 seating is best! The 777 would win me over the 767 because it has more room and a newer design interior.
39 Olympic A-340 : First Class... Air France 777 Business Class... Singapore 747-400 Economy... Emirates 777
40 Post contains images BH346 : Most Comfortable Aircraft Overall:767-300. Most Comfortable Widebody-DC-10. Most Comfortable Narrowbody-Airbus A320 tied with Avro RJ85. Most uncomfor
41 Ahlfors : I haven't flown one, but one of those 767-200s with 777 style interior that Continental has got their hands on must be really nice and comfy!
42 Joni : As people have pointed out, the comfort level depends primarily on the airline.. however planes do provide some input: (widebodies) Economy class: 76
43 Ambasaid : You really do have to mention the airline when you are talking about airplane type. I have flown on the B744 on the following airlines. BA/VS/QZ/TG/SV
45 BA : Comfort really depends on the airline. I did find the 747, 777, and A320 to be the most comfortable aircraft I've ever been on. I've never been on an
46 Jbangert : For single aisle jets, the Boing 737 (200 to 800) can't compete with the Airbus 319 to 321 simply because it misses the extra inches in width that the
47 KonaB777 : Most comfortable widebody: 777 & DC10 Most comfortable narrowbody: A320
48 Fanofjets : I'm glad to see the 767-300 winning so many votes; my most comfortable y-class flight was aboard a BA 767. The DC-10s I have flown on were all notably
49 DCA-ROCguy : I'm with you, Skyteam. The 767's 2-3-2 seating arrangement makes the whole aircraft feel like elbow room. Which is very noticeable to this mild claust
50 An-225 : I'd take 767-300 ER I flew in 1996. Go Delta. Other comfortable ones are IL-86, and I liked TU-154 too. Some might disagree with me, but those are the
51 N757tw : It think the first class on a 727-200 is pretty nice for older jets, i mean 2-2 seating. also the 717 although the only 717 that i have been on is TWA
52 Post contains images RIX : First: SU Tu154M (the only one I tried! but the service was really great) Business: BA B767-300 Economy: AY MD11 I agree that it is almost senseless t
53 Post contains images N175DZ : 767-300ER, espcially in Bizeilte! (as the username would suggest )
54 Red Panda : of course the air force one !! is there anyone have any doubt about it?
55 Post contains images SKYTEAM : Your dang right!!!!! I forgot about Air Force One. Al Gore will sure be enjoying it soon SKYTEAM
56 Jetdeltamsy : 767-300. i agree completely.
57 KrisworldB777 : I think the Boeing 767-400ER. I love the 777 interior with the pivoting overhead compartments which make the plane look very spacey indeed. What I hat
58 Sushka : The 777-200 is the most cofortable plane ive been on The least comfortable ones are A319 and Tu154
59 SQA340 : B767 cause of its 2-3-2 config. in Y class.
60 Soku39 : Depends on the airline right
61 Ady : Air Force One is the best in this and many other categories! I envy our Commander in Cheif!
62 L'espace18 : The Worst Worst Worst : boeing 747-300/-400 This is the worst aircraft i have ever flown in !
63 MD-90 : What are we thinking? Of course the most comfortable airliner is a BBJ. Or a BBJ-2 if you have a big family. Especially with the three private cabin a
64 AA777 : Wide Body: 777 all the way!!! Narrowbody: 757! -AA777
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