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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Delta Air Lines Super 80 (MD-88) from 1987

It’s still quite the workhorse for Delta Air Lines today, and appearing below in this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps is the original seating layout for the airline’s “Super 80” MD-88s first delivered in 1987. Besides the amount of cabin real estate the rear galley occupied, there’s not too much to note about this…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Delta Air Lines DC-9-30

A couple of weeks ago, a fellow blogger over at Points, Miles and Martinis playfully taunted me suggesting that my Vintage Airline Seat Maps aren’t all that “vintage.” I can’t disagree since many of the aircraft I post are still flying today. But it’s still fun to look back and see how seating arrangements have…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Continental Airlines DC-9-30 from 1987

For this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps, I bring you a Continental Airlines DC-9-30 seen flying the skies in 1987. I previously posted Continental’s DC-9-10 seat map, and this “stretched” -30 version was produced in competitive response to the Boeing 737. This bird lacked a forward lavatory, so first class passengers had to make…

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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: TWA DC-9-15

A reader contacted me over the weekend to ask if I might have a seat map for a TWA DC-9 as he wanted to confirm where he sat having found some old tickets. So, for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps I bring you the following DC-9-15 from 1987 seating a total of 75…

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

Midway Airlines was founded in 1976 but began operations in 1979 as one of the first low-cost airlines compliments of the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978. Based out of Chicago’s Midway Airport, the airline had a modest start with DC-9 aircraft purchased from TWA and served Cleveland, Detroit and Kansas City. During its heyday in…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: USAir DC-9-30

I’ve selected a USAir DC-9-30 for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Configured in a single class layout, it seated 110 passengers in the usual 2 x 3 format common to all DC-9 series aircraft. The first two rows featured unique forward and aft facing seats with tables in between each grouping of seats.…

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