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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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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Continental Airlines DC-9-10 (1987)

In the next couple of weeks, the Continental Airlines name will retire into the history books, so I’m devoting this week’s Vintage Airline Seat Map to one of the carrier’s DC-9-10s seen flying the skies in the 1980s. Delta Air Lines took delivery of the first -10 variant in 1965 and it was designed to…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: American Airlines Boeing 767-200 (1987)

Here’s an American Airlines Boeing 767-200 from 1987 for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Seating a total of 184 passengers, First Class seated 14 people in a 2 x 1 x 2 configuration, Business Class offered 30 seats in the common 2 x 2 x 2 layout and economy sat 140 passengers in…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: United Airlines DC-10-10 w/lounge (1979)

When I launched this blog in November 2010, my very first Vintage Airline Seat Map was a United Airlines DC-10-10, my second favorite aircraft after the 747. It was the configuration I flew most frequently, but the one appearing below was seen flying in the 1970s and included a First Class lounge with swivel seats.…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Eastern Air Lines Boeing 727-100

The Boeing 727 remains one of my favorite aircraft types and I’ve selected an Eastern Air Lines 727-100 from 1987 for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. To me, the 727 has a design as unique and iconic as the 747. From the S-shaped number two engine duct to the deeply swept back wings,…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Jet America Airlines MD-82 from 1987

It’s time for some narrowbody love for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Not to be confused with the Jet America that planned to begin service in 2009, but never got off the ground, Jet America Airlines was a Long Beach, California-based carrier that operated from 1981 until 1987. The carrier had eight of…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: United Airlines Boeing 747 with First Class lounge (1979)

I should have asked for a time machine for Christmas because I really would like to fly on the aircraft featured in this edition of Vintage Airline Seat Maps – a United Airlines Boeing 747 from 1979. I should note that I turned seven that year, so was around, but didn’t end up taking my…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: TWA Boeing 767-200 from 1987

My roommate just told me that a well known Pastor, Fulton J. Sheen, used to refer to Trans World Airlines (TWA) as “Travel With Angels.” Well here’s a TWA Boeing 767-200 for the current installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. Seating a total of 184 passengers in three classes, this bird saw 15 seats in…

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