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Vintage Airline Seat Map: USAir Boeing 737-300

Earlier this year I posted the seat map for USAir’s 737-200 seen flying the skies in 1987, and now bring you the airline’s Boeing 737-300 for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. As was the case with the -200 version, row 1 here was also aft facing complete with “poker” tables. Also, I asked…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: USAir Boeing 737-200

With yesterday’s merger announcement between American Airlines and US Airways, I thought it’d be appropriate to feature USAir in this week’s installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Appearing below is a Boeing 737-200 seen flying the skies in 1987. All of my seat maps from that year show USAir operating nothing but single-class aircraft –…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: US Air BAC 1-11

Here’s a retro one from US Air for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. While this particular map is from 1987, US Air’s fleet of BAC 1-11s (British Aircraft Corporation “One-Elevens”) originally flew for Mohawk Airlines from 1965 to 1972. In 1972, Allegheny Airlines acquired Mohawk, and at the turn of deregulation in 1979,…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Eastern Airlines Airbus A300 B2 (Air-Shuttle)

Eastern Airlines pioneered the air shuttle concept in 1961 with hourly service from New York’s La Guardia airport to both Washington National and Boston. It was operated with Lockheed Constellations way back then and eventually included widebodies at peak times in the 1980s. In 1989, Donald Trump bought the Air-Shuttle service and operated it for…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Piedmont Airlines Boeing 727-200

Piedmont Airlines began operations in 1948 from its home base of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and eventually grew into a national carrier with a route network stretching to the west coast (and later to London’s Gatwick Airport). The east coast was still its strength with the largest frequencies operating from hubs in Charlotte, Baltimore and Dayton.…

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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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