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Vintage Airline Seat Map: American Airlines Boeing 727-100 from 1987

I previously posted seat maps for American’s Boeing 727-100s from 1977 and 1985, and now bring you the “final” version seen flying the skies in 1987 for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. I received some great insight into this aircraft type from reader John, who commented the following on the 1985 map: I…

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Captured! The Embarrassing Photo of Me on My First Flight Ever

I had big plans for this holiday Monday off to get one of the four amenity kits several generous readers sent me reviewed, but alas… the sun isn’t cooperating here in Northern Nevada to capture decent pictures of the next kit in line for a review. I’ve instead decided to embarrass myself and post a…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: United Airlines ‘Reno Commuter’ Boeing 727-100

Back in the 1970s, United Airlines operated “Reno Commuter” flights predominantly between Reno and Elko, Nevada, with further flying to Ely and Salt Lake City. Here is the Boeing 727-100 operated on the route for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. This single-class aircraft seated 112 passengers and offered a luxurious 36 inches of…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: American Airlines Boeing 727-200 From 1985

Back in November I posted the pre-deregulation version of American’s 727-200 with 16 seats in first class and 111 in coach. Those were the days of generous legroom in coach, almost being equivalent to that of first class. Here, now, is how American’s -200s changed in the post-deregulation era for this installment of Vintage Airline…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: American Airlines Boeing 727-200 From 1977

I previously posted American’s 727-100 from 1977 and here now is the stretched -200 series for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. American offered 16 seats in first class and 111 in coach on this pre-deregulation 727-200. Seat pitch in first was probably around 38-inches and economy likely had a very generous 36-inch pitch.…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Continental Airlines Boeing 727-200

It’s time for a little narrowbody love in this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Shown below is a Continental Airlines Boeing 727-200 seen flying the skies in 1987. Formerly a People Express bird, this all-coach, high-density aircraft was likely flying the shuttle routes in the Northeast corridor. Seat pitch must have been punitive as…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: United Airlines Boeing 727-200 (1979)

United Airlines had a few variations of the Boeing 727-200 flying the skies in 1979 and I’ve selected the -222A configuration for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Seating a total of 132 passengers, there were 14 seats in first class with 38” pitch and 118 in coach at 34” pitch (ah… those were…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: American Airlines Boeing 727-100 from 1985

Last week I posted a pre-deregulation seat map of an American Airlines Boeing 727-100 and I thought it would be interesting to compare it against a version flying the skies eight years later for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. American pulled out one row of First Class, removed the coat compartment and bar…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: American Airlines Boeing 727-100 from 1977

I’m sticking with a narrowbody again for this week’s Vintage Airline Seat Map and bring you the American Airlines Boeing 727-100 from 1977 appearing below. Seating a total of 100 passengers, this pre-deregulation configuration offered 14 first class seats and room for 86 in coach, which probably had nearly equivalent seat pitch as that found…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Eastern Airlines Boeing 727-200 (177 seats)

It’s time again to feature a narrowbody aircraft for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps and I’ve selected one of Eastern Airlines’ Boeing 727-200s seen flying the skies in the late 1980s. The carrier had four different configurations of the -200 and this one was their highest density bird in 1987 seating 177 passengers…

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