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solnabo
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777ER "Sardins"?

Thu Dec 11, 2003 11:39 pm

Reading www.flygtorget.se today,
B777ER has already a nickname:
Sardins......guess it has to do with
pax they can fill the a/c, max 450?
but if a customer want the "sardincan"
they can fix seats up to 550 pax!!!!
Oooh Myy God
 Wow!  Wow!
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RE: 777ER "Sardins"?

Thu Dec 11, 2003 11:43 pm

They can... but almost no one's going to do that, particularly if flying extended range or longer range 777s over the Atlantic/Pacific.

EK fills one of their 773As with slightly less than 450 pax, but that's because it is relegated to regional flights.
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RE: 777ER "sardines"?

Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:59 am

I f buy a 777ER and fit it with 120 seats, it will be the most spacious plane ever !!!

Airlines turn airplanes into "sardines cans", not the manufacturers...
 
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RE: 777ER "Sardins"?

Fri Dec 12, 2003 6:02 am

FLYSSC:

Well, that would surely be the most spacious
777 plane ever! *lol*
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RE: 777ER "Sardins"?

Fri Dec 12, 2003 6:36 am

Come on, what is the figuration in Y?
 
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RE: 777ER "Sardins"?

Fri Dec 12, 2003 8:49 am

Dammit Solnabo, looks like you are trying everything just to bash on Boeing, you little Airbusfreak  Wink/being sarcastic

Copenhagenboy,
According to Boeing:
In 3 class config. 368
In 2 class config. 451
In 1 class config. up to 500
 
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RE: 777ER "Sardins"?

Fri Dec 12, 2003 9:19 am

Those stats are good for the 773A, but the 773ER features slightly less seating capacity: starting with a 365 three class config.
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RE: 777ER "Sardins"?

Fri Dec 12, 2003 9:41 am

Let's face it, any given airline can, and sometimes does, turn a perfectly wonderful airplane into a sardine can.
 
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RE: 777ER "Sardins"?

Fri Dec 12, 2003 12:00 pm

and there are airlines like AF putting 310 into the 773ER's so it's all relative.

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RE: 777ER "sardines"?

Fri Dec 12, 2003 12:44 pm

Let it be Air France, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Qantas etc. The list would go on for ever. Everyone knows that every airline thinks about fitting as many people as it can into Economy Class for the purpose of filling up the aircraft & to make as much revenue from the 1 aircraft.
Its sad really having to walk past these well spaced out Business Class seats knowing your going to be crammed into a confined space. Very sad.
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RE: 777ER "Sardins"?

Fri Dec 12, 2003 7:19 pm

Air France B777 are configured that way :


B777-200ER : 12 First / 56 Business / 202 Economy = 270 seats. This configuration is about to change within th next month with the introduction of brand new First and Business Call seats.


B777-300ER : 8 First / 67 Business / 235 Economy = 310 seats. This type of plane will join the AF fleet in April 2004 and will be equipped with the new seats.
 
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RE: 777ER "Sardins"?

Fri Dec 12, 2003 9:28 pm

Leviticus(?):

Have noo idea what U mean?
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