Blog reader Will sent me a batch of Cathay Pacific seat maps from the 1980s a couple of years ago, and I have the final one to share with you for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps.
The Boeing 747-200B appearing below devotes more real estate to economy class than the previous Cathay 747-200 I posted. This configuration seats 35 passengers in first class split between decks, 36 in Marco Polo business class and 337 in coach.
The white â€˜xâ€™ appearing on many of the bulkhead walls denote bassinet positions, and the yellowish-orange seats in each cabin are the smoking seats. Other colors of note: purple=closets, orange=bar units, and the galleys (pink) and lavatories (baby blue) should be obvious.
In first class, youâ€™d definitely find me in 1A if I were traveling solo, or row two if not. Iâ€™m sure the upper deck was nice, but thereâ€™s just nothing like the nose of a 747. Iâ€™d opt for 15A in business class, and probably an aisle coach seat somewhere in the high 30s.
Where would you sit?
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