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Vintage Airline Seat Map: American Airlines Boeing 727-100 from 1987

I previously posted seat maps for American’s Boeing 727-100s from 1977 and 1985, and now bring you the “final” version seen flying the skies in 1987 for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. I received some great insight into this aircraft type from reader John, who commented the following on the 1985 map: I…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: United Airlines ‘Reno Commuter’ Boeing 727-100

Back in the 1970s, United Airlines operated “Reno Commuter” flights predominantly between Reno and Elko, Nevada, with further flying to Ely and Salt Lake City. Here is the Boeing 727-100 operated on the route for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. This single-class aircraft seated 112 passengers and offered a luxurious 36 inches of…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: American Airlines Boeing 727-100 from 1985

Last week I posted a pre-deregulation seat map of an American Airlines Boeing 727-100 and I thought it would be interesting to compare it against a version flying the skies eight years later for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. American pulled out one row of First Class, removed the coat compartment and bar…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: American Airlines Boeing 727-100 from 1977

I’m sticking with a narrowbody again for this week’s Vintage Airline Seat Map and bring you the American Airlines Boeing 727-100 from 1977 appearing below. Seating a total of 100 passengers, this pre-deregulation configuration offered 14 first class seats and room for 86 in coach, which probably had nearly equivalent seat pitch as that found…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Eastern Air Lines Boeing 727-100

The Boeing 727 remains one of my favorite aircraft types and I’ve selected an Eastern Air Lines 727-100 from 1987 for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. To me, the 727 has a design as unique and iconic as the 747. From the S-shaped number two engine duct to the deeply swept back wings,…

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