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Why No IFE In This Row On The A380  
User currently offlinec5load From United States of America, joined Sep 2008, 917 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 13538 times:

Looking at this photo of the inside of the 380, I noticed there is no IFE in one whole row. Is this an exit row or something coincidental with the FA seats being in the same row but on the sides of the airplane? Seems like a very boring row seeing as there are no overhead monitors that I can see, how would people that paid for those seats get their IFE?


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User currently offlineRobffm2 From Germany, joined Dec 2006, 1109 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 13539 times:

Look closer. Obviously this is an exit row. PTV would be stowed in the armrests.

User currently offlineswissa330 From Switzerland, joined Mar 2002, 613 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 13465 times:

I' not sure about the reason, but i'm pretty sure there still is an IFE in the armrest or similar. Bulkhead seats also have tables/IFE in the armrest.


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User currently offlinejlbmedia From United States of America, joined Jun 2002, 621 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 13392 times:
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Maybe now Airbus will know why they have 8 extra IFE unites sitting around. I know I hate it when I have parts left over.  


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User currently offlineLifelinerOne From Netherlands, joined Nov 2003, 1907 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 13325 times:

That's the new Economy Discount Class of Air France... No IFE and no inflight catering as well...   

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User currently offlinecol From Malaysia, joined Nov 2003, 2087 posts, RR: 22
Reply 5, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 13115 times:

Live entertainment row, that is reason it has more leg room. Those Can-Can dancers can kick high, so they need the extra inches. The screen would only put you off the show!!!

User currently offlineAirstairFear From United States of America, joined Nov 2009, 82 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 12956 times:

The crew panic room is directly under this row. The only way to get IFE in those seats would be to drop cables from the ceiling or run them in a raised conduit near the isle (tripping hazard).


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User currently offlinebabybus From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 12756 times:

That's the emergency exit row. Row 92 upstairs.

Like most things on the A380 it's very wide and you'd need binoculars to see the screen in front. I guess the folks in that row have pull out screens from their armrest. Those people on the side seats don't have a window either.


User currently offlinekl5147 From Netherlands, joined Aug 2005, 311 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 12491 times:

Quoting babybus (Reply 7):
That's the emergency exit row. Row 92 upstairs.

According to seatguru it is row 90



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User currently offlinegoldorak From France, joined Sep 2006, 1778 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 12174 times:

I confirm : it's an exit row at the upper deck (so lot of legroom for these seats) and there is a personal screen for each of those seats (it's located "under" the seat and it's released by pushing a button.

User currently offlinedampfnudel From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 92 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 10186 times:

Yep, just because you don't see it doesn't mean it's not there. 

User currently offlineEwrkid From United States of America, joined Dec 2008, 594 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 9750 times:

The IFE of those seats is trying to find where the screens are hidden 

User currently offlinephatty3374 From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 136 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 8998 times:

I just got off my first A380 flight (it happened to be on AF) and I sat in this row. The PTVs are located in the armrest, as mentioned above, but they aren't released by a button, there is just a little 'rope' thing that you use to pull them up. I personally didn't like the row at all, as the cushions are thinner than those on the other seats, and of course there is no view (if you're in the middle like I was). There was not one seat open on the entire aircraft, or I would've taken a window.

What was truly, absolutely, astonishingly, flabbergastingly, ridiculously unbelievable was the noise levels inside, even at the back where I was seated. At takeoff power, I could only barely hear the engines. I had heard and read about 'reduced' noise levels in the A380, but the noise levels are not 'reduced,' they are virtually eliminated.


User currently offlineatcsundevil From United States of America, joined Mar 2010, 989 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (3 years 8 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 7032 times:

Quoting kl5147 (Reply 8):
According to seatguru it is row 90

Yellow means no IFE, right?  
Quoting col (Reply 5):
Those Can-Can dancers can kick high

I'll take it over most of the in-flight movies they have! AVOD makes things better, but still...

Quoting jlbmedia (Reply 3):
I know I hate it when I have parts left over.

I think that's this smiley -->   



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User currently offlineqcflyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2010, 14 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (3 years 8 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4605 times:

Here's another problem with that exit row. Because everything hsa to be stowed away (including armrest PTVs) you do not get to see the take-off and landing from the Tail-cam view!  

User currently offlinereadytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3048 posts, RR: 3
Reply 15, posted (3 years 8 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4443 times:

Quoting AirstairFear (Reply 6):

The A380 has a "Panic room" ?



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User currently offlineRobffm2 From Germany, joined Dec 2006, 1109 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (3 years 8 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4111 times:

Quoting readytotaxi (Reply 15):
The A380 has a "Panic room" ?

Sure, just next to the Spa.


User currently offlineFlySSC From France, joined Aug 2003, 7379 posts, RR: 57
Reply 17, posted (3 years 8 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4111 times:

Same row in SQ's A380 :



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