NRA-3B From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 159 posts, RR: 0 Reply 3, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 602 times:
The window seats in rows 67, 68, and 69 on Cathay's 744s are my choice. There are only 2 seats and there is a space between the seat and the window that gives you some additional stretch room. I have flown Cathay quite a bit over the past few years, LAX-HKG and back, and always request those seats. Most of the time, no one was assigned to the aisle seat on my flights.
RonE From Israel, joined Jan 2001, 326 posts, RR: 0 Reply 4, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 574 times:
I don't know about Cathay, but two months ago I flew from Frankfurt to Beijing with Lufthansa sitting by a window at the very first row of economy with all the legroom- had a nice view of the wing plus SPACE. It was fantastic!
Having a place like that really lets you arrive in better shape after a long flight.
Flying_higher From France, joined Jun 1999, 77 posts, RR: 1 Reply 8, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 555 times:
I suggest seats in font of the wings because of the noise generated by the engines behind them!
This summer I sat on LH Business Class row 4 : excellent!
Avoid "window" seats near the door where your feet are too near from the escape slides bowes : horrible for a long flight but I think a lot of airlines NOW avoid to put pax on such seats or get rid of those seats!
Jetsetter From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 77 posts, RR: 0 Reply 9, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 535 times:
If you're traveling alone, this probably doesn't apply. However, if you're traveling with a companion, you may want to heed this advice. I flew QF from LAX-SYD in a 744 recently and sat in an exit row seat. The legroom was immense, but the armrests didn't go up. After 45 minutes of sleep I woke up aching all over because I'm kind of tall and wasn't able to lean one way or the other. On the way home we had a regular seat with less legroom, but I slept more. If you're traveling with someone you don't mind touching, you may be better off in a regular seat on an extremely long flight. Hope this helps!