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Why No 787 Seat Maps?  
User currently offlineAlexinwa From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1155 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 6825 times:

I've looked all over the net, Boeing website, can't find anything from any airline. Can someone help?


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User currently offlineTheredbaron From Mexico, joined Mar 2005, 2329 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (5 years 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 6806 times:

I think because there is no certification yet.

After certification, seat plans will be made public along with airline requests.

I may be wrong but I think that is the case
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TRB



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User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 31418 posts, RR: 85
Reply 2, posted (5 years 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 6692 times:
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Certification should not matter beyond setting a maximum upper limit of capacity, which most non-charter carriers will not approach.

I expect 787 operators are playing around with seat maps. I also expect NH will go with something along the lines of their new "Inspiration of Japan" cabin now being introduced in their 77W fleet.


User currently offlineBeeweel15 From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1797 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (5 years 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 6645 times:



Quoting Alexinwa (Thread starter):
I've looked all over the net, Boeing website, can't find anything from any airline. Can someone help?

This link has three basic seat maps.

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/airports/acaps/787brochure.pdf


User currently onlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 15833 posts, RR: 27
Reply 4, posted (5 years 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 6441 times:

Ethiopian Airlines has this seat map and virtual tour on their website.

http://www.ethiopianairlines.com/en/docs/B787/index.html



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User currently offlineAirNz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (5 years 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 6304 times:



Quoting Alexinwa (Thread starter):
I've looked all over the net, Boeing website, can't find anything from any airline. Can someone help?

I'm not trying to be funny in the slightest, but why would there be seat maps when no airline has even received an aircraft let alone it hasn't even flown?


User currently offlineAlexinwa From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1155 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (5 years 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 6024 times:



Quoting AirNz (Reply 5):
I'm not trying to be funny in the slightest, but why would there be seat maps when no airline has even received an aircraft let alone it hasn't even flown?

I would at least expect one from BOEING!!! Just like they have for all other aircraft they produce. Except the 748!!!



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User currently offlinePC12Fan From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 2468 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (5 years 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 5833 times:



Quoting Alexinwa (Reply 6):
Just like they have for all other aircraft they produce. Except the 748!!!

Eh, it's amazing what you can find if you just put in a little effort - like 30 seconds worth.....

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/airports/acaps/7478sec2.pdf

Page 10 & 11.



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User currently offlineTimf From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 971 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (5 years 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 5757 times:
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Why are the manufacturer's demo seat maps so behind on the times? They all show very basic first and business class seating configurations including 39 inch pitch in Business, which sounds more like Premium Economy by today's standards. No airline would ever configure their international aircraft like these show. It's also disappointing that 3-3-3 appears to be considered the standard configuration on the 787 and not just a dense configuration.

User currently offlineTdscanuck From Canada, joined Jan 2006, 12709 posts, RR: 80
Reply 9, posted (5 years 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 5704 times:



Quoting Timf (Reply 8):
Why are the manufacturer's demo seat maps so behind on the times?

They're not behind the times, they're the industry standard layouts so that the LOPA, capacity charts, range curves, etc. all line up. Those standards happen to be really old, but that's not the OEM's fault. It's what lets you do apples-to-apples on the specifications.

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