Columbia107 From Gibraltar, joined Aug 2004, 358 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 4162 times:
Well if travelling Club Class any of the centre aisle seats as you certainly get more elbow room. The window seats look backwards and therefore lack the vision required to enjoy the take offs and landings.
If travelling Economy PLUS then row 25 next to the window as you do not have to ask permission to anyone behind you when you want to recline the back of your seat. In addition there is a gap behind your seat which is good for storage of a small travelling bag. The toilets are also nearby.
Other than that enjoy the T7. It is the best aircraft to travel. At least I think so.
Globalflyer From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 972 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 4162 times:
The seating arrangement is a strage one to be. It is 2x4x2 The window seats and both middle seats face backwards! The aisles all face forwards. I selected an aisle as I do not like looking backwards. It is fairly private though as there is a shade to pull up so you do not have to look at the person next to you. A lot of people prefer the windows in the last row though or the bulkhead ailse as these are private. Service was exellent on both my flights. Think you will really enjoy it!
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Afraid it isn't It is 8 across on the 747 downstairs and 777. 6 across on the 767. It did used to be 2-3-2 with cradle seats in Club World.
As for seat assignments, well the 777 offers less distinction between good and bad seats IMO. Some say they don't like 10A/K because there is blank window around the head area but to be honest unless you are BA Gold/OW Emerald you aren't going to get that pre-assigned.
I don't fly the 777 much but on my last flight took 14A and 14K. To be honest it was unremarkable, you don't get the nice shelf space like on the 747 upstairs but I feel too exposed in the aisle and at least in the window seats you can wedge blankets, newspapers and stuff down the gap between window and seat to create a makeshift shelf.
Beware that in row 15 you are only a thin bulkhead and a curtain from WT+ and in A/B and J/K the bassinet positions. However 15A and 15K give you access to the aisle without having to jump over anyone (like 64A/K on the 747) if you've flown that.
15E/F are good middle seats and have the easy access to the aisle but again are close to WT+ and potential problems on overnight flights if a light sleeper.
FWIW, I've decided the lack of any seats being much better than any other mean I head try to get seats as far forward as possible in order to get off the plane first to avoid lines at immigration.
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JACK02116 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2006, 145 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 4079 times:
Club world on 777 is definitely 2-4-2.
If you need more legroom go for window seat A or K in the back row. There is a gap between the footstool and the bulkhead which gives you 4 or 5 inches more legroom when lying flat. Also you can get in or out without stepping over anyone else.
Doesnt feel as roomy as the top deck 747 (my preference also) but works well.
For aisle seats, they are all pretty much the same but I avoid the front couple of rows, due to galley noise and washroom traffic!!
Carduelis From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2001, 1586 posts, RR: 10
Reply 10, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4035 times:
Quoting JACK02116 (Reply 9): If you need more legroom go for window seat A or K in the back row
Up to you . . . but the last row in a 4 class config 777 is crap as neither 15A or 15K have a window so the area is very claustrophobic, especially when your neighbour has decided to swing over the 'privacy' fan!
I prefer a seat in the middle of the row at E or F - they are rear facing but excellent if travelling with a compnaion. Otherwise all the aisle seats are forward facing.
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Theflyboy From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 11 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (8 years 10 months 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3813 times:
I flew 15K two weeks ago. I like being able to get out without stepping over anyone. I didn't hear any noise from WT+ and nobody knocks past you like an aisle seat. I thought there was a window there - I just thought it was 10-12 that had misaligned windows. One final watch-out on both flights service started from row 10 & these seats were last to be served. Consequently they ran out of choices on both meals, both ways by the time they got to these seats. Not a major issue, but worth considering. Also there is no extra legroom/space - the extra inches are behind the footstool!
SpeedbirdEGJJ From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2003, 437 posts, RR: 4
Reply 16, posted (8 years 10 months 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3792 times:
Quoting Theflyboy (Reply 15): I flew 15K two weeks ago. I like being able to get out without stepping over anyone. I didn't hear any noise from WT+ and nobody knocks past you like an aisle seat. I thought there was a window there - I just thought it was 10-12 that had misaligned windows. One final watch-out on both flights service started from row 10 & these seats were last to be served. Consequently they ran out of choices on both meals, both ways by the time they got to these seats. Not a major issue, but worth considering. Also there is no extra legroom/space - the extra inches are behind the footstool!
Would have to second that flyboy, certainly seemed somewhat 'less enclosed' that further up the cabin
Less enclosed with no window, and blinkered by the closed fan of 15J?
I couldn't even see the cabin or any trolley.
The only time I actually saw anybody else was when the hostie popped her head around the bulkhead to ask me for a drink! Yes, I had a large one as she quite openly sympathised with my cramped area! It is totally claustrophobic, and in my 50 years of flying escapades, it was quite a nasty experience!
If you like 15K, then by all means go and sit in it! It is the last seat I would choose in all the horribly laid out and cramped 777 Club World cabin. If you want to know more - try a search, to see what people think of the current 777 J cabin.
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