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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Delta Air Lines L-1011-250 TriStar

Delta Air Lines had quite a few variations of the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar flying the skies in the 1980s, including this one and this one, and I’ve selected another version for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Appearing below is Delta’s L-1011-250 seat map from 1987. It seated a total of 269 passengers across…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: TWA L-1011 TriStar (Domestic)

I previously posted the international configuration of a TWA L-1011-100 TriStar and I’ve selected the airline’s domestic version for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. This L-1011 also had three classes of service, but the business class – Ambassador Class – cabin was in a 2 x 4 x 2 layout versus the more…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Delta Air Lines L-1011 TriStar (Domestic)

I previously posted an international configuration L-1011 TriStar flown by Delta Air Lines in the 1980s, and here now is one of their domestic versions from the same period for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Seating 32 passengers in First Class and 270 in coach, you’d find me in 3A or 3F up…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Delta Air Lines Lockheed L-1011-500 (International)

I have a fondness in my heart for the many “three-holers” I watched depart O’Hare during my teenage years alongside the runways. While the Boeing 727 is indeed a three-engine aircraft, my greatest appreciation fell with the widebody Douglas DC-10s and Lockheed L-1011s I saw so frequently. For this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps,…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: United Airlines L-1011-500

As part of the $750 million deal when United Airlines purchased Pan Am’s Pacific division in 1985, they acquired 18 of the carrier’s widebody aircraft. For this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps I’ve selected a United Lockheed L-1011-500 TriStar, one the fleet types coming out of that acquisition. I’m sort of surprised at how…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Cathay Pacific Lockheed L-1011 TriStar

Very special thanks to reader Will who sent me several Cathay Pacific seat maps from 1988 and here is their Lockheed L-1011 TriStar. Flown primarily on high demand markets from their hub in Hong Kong, this bird was seen flying mostly to Bangkok, Manila, Seoul’s Gimpo airport, Nagoya, Singapore and Tokyo’s Narita airport. Cathay chose…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Eastern Airlines L-1011 TriStar

It’s time for another edition of Vintage Airline Seat Maps and I’ve selected the Eastern Airlines Lockheed L-1011 TriStar appearing below. The L-1011 was the DC-10 alternative with both aircraft exhibiting nearly the same design and passenger volume. Eastern Airlines took delivery of the very first L-1011-1 in early April of 1972 and began passenger…

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