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Vintage Airline Seat Map: United Airlines Boeing 747-200 YR

It’s time for another Vintage Airline Seat Map and I’ve selected a United Airlines Boeing 747-200 seen flying the skies in the mid to late 1990s. This configuration, classified as “YR,” seated 369 passengers in the typical three- class international layout and featured a spiral staircase to the upper deck. Having two lavatories upstairs is…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-200 (1980s)

I previously posted the maps of Cathay Pacific’s Boeing 747-300 and 747-400 from the 1980s, and here now is their 747-200 for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. The carrier operated about 20 of this version during its peak. Seating a total of 363 passengers, First Class offered 35 seats in the then typical…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: United Airlines Boeing 747 with First Class lounge (1979)

I should have asked for a time machine for Christmas because I really would like to fly on the aircraft featured in this edition of Vintage Airline Seat Maps – a United Airlines Boeing 747 from 1979. I should note that I turned seven that year, so was around, but didn’t end up taking my…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Continental Airlines Boeing 747 from 1987

With Continental’s takeover… err… merger with United Airlines, they now have 747s in their fleet again. It has been more than 20 years since the last Boeing 747 was seen flying in Continental’s livery and I’ve picked that version for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. The map appearing below is either a -100…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-300 (1989)

The colorful Cathay Pacific seat maps reader Will sent me have become favorites in my collection. Here’s Cathay’s Boeing 747-300 from 1989 for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. It seated a total of 422 passengers split between First Class, Marco Polo Business Class and Economy Class. 29 seats were found in the nose…

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Video: Check-in, British Airways’ Terraces lounge SFO and Cathay Pacific First Class to Hong Kong

I finally finished editing the immense amount of video I took on my trip in First Class on Cathay Pacific to Hong Kong and posted it yesterday on YouTube. Yes, it’ll be 10 minutes out of your life if you watch it in its entirety, but if you’re an aviation geek like me, you’ll absolutely…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Pan Am Boeing 747 v.2

In anticipation of the new Pan Am series beginning this Sunday, I bring you another Boeing 747 from Pan Am for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps, a slight variation of the South American version I posted earlier this year. Seating a total of 412 passengers in three classes of service, this 747 was…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: United Airlines Boeing 747-SP (Special Performance)

The Boeing 747SPs flying around for the major U.S. carriers was truly something special in the 1980s. I previously posted the American Airlines 747SP seat map whose routes focused on the high yield traffic to Tokyo, and likewise United’s Special Performance version of the bird flew primarily to London with additional flights to Buenos Aires,…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: TWA Boeing 747-100

It’s time for another Vintage Airline Seat Map and I bring you a Trans World Airlines Boeing 747-100 from the early 1980s. Divided into three cabins, this workhorse of TWA’s international operations seated 21 passengers in First Class, 52 in Ambassador Class (Business) and 359 in coach. Pan Am also filled the pointy section up…

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