Pacific wrote:With much discussion going on about the seat width of 777/787/A330, it made me wonder how wide Finnair's MD-11 seats were in Economy. They had a tight 3-4-3 configuration which was tight for a legacy airline.
Going even further back, Cathay Pacific had 3-4-3 Economy Class in the L1011 Tristar. How wide would those seats be?
Loran wrote:I once flew their MD-11 from HKG to HEL in 2007. While I can't tell you the seat width in Inches, I recall it was very tight, and on top the armrests were only half of the width of a regular configuration. My shoulder was constantly in touch with my seat neighbour.
On the good side there was significantly more seat pitch, I recall I could easily stretch my legs out (which I can't do on any other airline, I'm 1.92m tall).
Pacific wrote:Thank you for the replies. I was fortunate enough to fly in the front 2-4-3 section and did not notice anything regarding seat width; it all felt very normal. From the description, it seems the seats may be less than 17" wide!
Do the seats on a 9-abreast 787 and 10-abreast 777 feel wider than the MD-11s?
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