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United Airlines Debuts New Seat Design for Domestic, Express Aircraft

United today officially introduced its new signature seat design that will be seen on domestically configured mainline and regional aircraft. A United Express CRJ-700 is the first to sport the new look, which features leather seat covers, double-stitch patterns and a United-branded tag. United will deploy the new seats on more than 500 aircraft that…

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Amenity Kit (Non) Review: Turkish Airlines Economy Class

I recently published Amenity Kit Reviews for both the Turkish Airlines Business Class and Comfort Class (premium economy) offerings, and a couple of readers mentioned that economy passengers also receive kits. From the Comfort Class review, reader PAB said: I already knew that some airlines (none of them U.S. carriers, of course) provide coach passengers…

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Continental Airlines, Now Featuring Electronic Pub Pong: Retro Video

I spent part of this morning online searching for additional Vintage Airline Seat Maps to add to my collection, and I came across this video montage of Continental Airlines TV commercials from the 1970s and 1980s. It’s a pretty amusing look back, and a couple of them highlight Continental’s DC-10s with both a first class…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: American Airlines DC-10 ‘Standard’ From 1985

I previously posted three other American DC-10s – one from 1977 sporting a “Dining in the Sky” section, another from 1985 in a three-class international configuration, and a high-density coach layout operating to Hawaii. And here now is American’s standard version seen flying the skies in 1985 for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps.…

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Are Airline Change Fees and Cancellation Penalties Fair?

I absolutely hate cancelling a non-refundable airline reservation. It feels like a kick in the gut, especially on “cheap” domestic airfares where the fee to reuse the ticket – $150 on most airlines – ends up eating away a significant portion of the overall ticket value. Last week, I was unable to travel and had…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Continental Airlines MD-80 (Super 80)

It’s time for another Vintage Airline Seat Map and I’ve selected a Continental Airlines MD-80 (Super 80) seen flying the skies in 1987. According to PlaneSpotters.net, Continental had about 42 in its fleet and the version appearing below offered 16 seats in first class and 130 in coach. Sitting up front is always fun on…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Northwest Airlines DC-9-10

I’m putting a little narrow-body love out there for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps with a Northwest Airlines DC-9-10. The configuration appearing below was flying the skies in 1987 and seated eight passengers in first class with 70 in coach. Based on the Planespotters.net website, it appears Northwest also had a layout with…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Eastern Airlines Airbus A300-B4

I previously posted the all-coach Air Shuttle version of Eastern’s Airbus A300s, and here now was their standard two-class bird for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Check out the pair of seats in row 10. Those were either fabulous or horrible seats, regardless of the fact that 10A didn’t recline. I wonder if…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Delta Air Lines Boeing 757-200

Here’s the original configuration of Delta’s Boeing 757-200 fleet from the 1980s for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Many airlines initially offered a split first/coach layout forward of door two on this aircraft, including Delta, Eastern and Northwest. As shown below, Delta had 16 first class and 15 coach seats in this section…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: TWA L-1011-100 TriStar

I selected the Trans World Airlines Lockheed TriStar (TWA) L-1011-100 for this week’s Vintage Airline Seat Map. This is the three-cabin domestic and international version with 18 First Class, 40 Ambassador Class (business class), and 214 coach seats. You’d definitely find me in row 2 if I were in first class (2A probably), row 7,…

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