My god, this looks cramped enough. Anyone been on an aircraft configured like that? It's like being in a tuna can!!! I bet they are used for domestic routes but it is overcramped. Anyone knows where these fly to?I shure wouldn't like to be in there, would you? Share your opinion!
J. S. Pearson From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 484 times:
Hmm I flew BA last January, routing LGW-ATL. I'm sure the seating was 2 either side and 5 in the middle, ie 9 seats per row. I'm guessing the 10 may be used for the scheduled charter flights, which BA carries out.
Surf From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (14 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 472 times:
BA's normal configuration is 3-3-3 in coach on the 777. The high denisity configuration you see there is, I believe, used only on their tourist flights to the Carribean (notice it is "configuration 3") which are actually operated by another company using aircraft painted in BA livery. I do believe this is the case. I know there are people on this forum who know what I am talking about.
N863DA From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 48 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (14 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 460 times:
BA uses these aircraft on Carribean routes... so quite to the contrary of domestic hops, they are used on 10hr segments.
That said, Emirates also has a ten-abreast seating arrangement in Coach on it's 777s too. The 777s are only 7" narrower than a 747-400 so there is less than an inch difference in width per seat between the two types of airplane.
Mas777 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 1999, 2938 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (14 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 388 times:
BA's 10 abreast 777s also get routed to other cities - a couple of friends flew to Penang via Kuala Lumpur with BA last year and they were shocked to find the plane cramped and packed to the brim as it was the Easter holidays and BA swapped the aircraft to pack more on-board...strange though - according to BA - no-one flies with them to KL so they have decided to withdraw their service
Heavierthanair From Switzerland, joined Oct 2000, 873 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (14 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 365 times:
Sad to say, I had to fly in A300's configured 9 abreast which I guess is no better than 10 abreast in a 777. South African and Korean used to offer that kind of hospitality to their self loading cargo.
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