Seat 36 J is a standard World Traveller seat. Wow, the worst Economy I have ever travelled in. 2016/02/07 for Seat 10K, on However, the worst part was the noise created by the opening and closing of the lavatory door and the sound of the toilet flushing EVERY SINGLE TIME. The seats are narrow and uncomfortable and the legroom is worse than you would expect on a short haul domestic flight. For now, please consider them a ‘work in progress’ which will improve over the next 12 months. New aircraft like the British Airways A350 and 787-10 fleets will get Club Suite first. 2015/10/21, on Seat 24 B is a standard World Traveller seat. I'll be glad when BA switch to the larger 777-200 for the Austin flights in October. Also 31C is two rows back from the washrooms, which on this aircraft seem to repeatedly slam loudly when people exit the washroom - irritating and not a problem I have noticed before on other aircraft. As a new plane to the fleet the comfort level was hugely disappointing. British Airways offers 35 Club World Business Class flat bed seats. I have only good things to say about this plane and the service from British Airways. I will not be flying BA again and will be telling everyone to avoid at all costs! You will also be the first to receive food if you are in Row 10. 2016/03/09 for Seat 23D, on Club class is a different matter. Fine for short haul - but nasty for 9 hours. 2014/04/23 for Seat 11A, on I would also agree with the other user's comment that overall, the Club cabins feel cramped. There is only the traytable but if you like to get up to go to the toilet you would need to stow it first, same with the screen. The IFE box and the supports for the seats in front mean that there is very little foot room. The economy seats on the BA 787 are ridiculously tight. Club World is rather narrow but the seat was comfortable and I had no trouble climbing my 5'10" frame across the legs of the guy sleeping in 3B. Seat 26 J is a standard World Traveller seat in the last row of the section. Horrible plane, BA should dump every one of these in its fleet and get some real planes that account for the passengers. The close proximity to the galley might be bothersome. Cannot believe no one has been critical before. Economy on this plane is very cramped, with narrow seats and restricted leg room. 2014/10/05 for Seat 7J and K, on 2014/07/15 for Seat 38A, on Each seat has a 17.6″ width, 31″ seat pitch, a 10″ screen in the seat-back in front. The in-flight entertainment was great, food better than I would anticipate. 2014/11/10 for Seat 11B, on I'll never fly this plane again. Cramped - first time ever on any jet plane, including small "regional" jets like Embraer, that I haven't had space under the seat in front of me for a small backpack or computer bag. Maybe this is why somebody would pay for seat selection? No toilets nearby. Also, you get served first in coach, important when there are only two trolleys for the whole cabin. The dreamliner was designed for 2-4-2, but some airlines (such as this one) have decided to squeeze that extra seat in there. Row 30 also gets additional legroom, since it is the first row of the second half of the economy cabin. .. Not a dream flight for me, dreadful in fact. No refreshments There is no air control; the headrest does not raise or reposition. it does fully recline (unlike comments that say that is doesnt) and you get extra shoulder room for the window seat, plus storage beside it. 2014/05/25 for Seat 10 E, on You can read the British Airways seat selection rules in our article here. It was newer, the tv screens were bright, and for my body size (5'4" 150lbs) the seats were fine to me. We are neither obese nor overly tall. Overall, for a flight across the pond it is significantly more comfortable that the AA angled business seat on the 777-200, but not nearly as comfortable as the new business seats on the AA 777-300. Headphones are billed as noise cancelling, but they're not. I found the seats exceptionally comfortable, although it is a window seat it has direct access onto the aisle. I will suggest that the middle Club World "E" seat in each row could be just as bad as the "A" and "K" window seats if not worse. Passengers with infants might be seated here. The close proximity to the lavatory and galleys behind might be bothersome. Seat 39 J is a standard World Traveller seat in the last row of the plane. No overhead luggage storage. Yes the seat itself is reasonably comfortable however, the width of the seat and the legroom are only just adequate. Window seats are fantastic with the 787 dimming window. Seat 27 A is a standard World Traveller seat in the last row of the section. This aircraft is on our very short "to be avoided" list. A flight we took in United Economy Plus from LA to Sydney a few years ago was far better. For your next British Airways flight, use this seating chart to get the most comfortable seats, legroom, and recline on . Have been in BA business class often and overall comfortable, food very good as is service. IMO all of the center seats should be marked "caution" for these reason. 2014/09/05 for Seat 40F, on Seat 35 B is a standard World Traveller seat. I'm 5'7" and 135lb and have travelled coach for years with my "under seat luggage" and plenty of leg room around my bag. Seat 13 J is a World Traveller Plus seat that might have limited recline. I flew from London to Austin on the BA 787 in economy and it was bad. 2015/11/18 for Seat 23H, on I am 6'3 and average build and have never been so uncomfortable. Seat 23 J is a standard World Traveller seat. This guide will help you choose the best seats on BA’s 787-8! This relates to a non-stop flight we took in a BA 787 from London to Austin in late June 2014. 2016/11/14 for Seat 1J, on Seat 26 A is a standard World Traveller seat. Seat 37 F is a standard World Traveller seat. The tray table and video monitor are in the armrest making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. Leg room is quite good though. The IFE box is located under the seats B, D, F and J in the World Traveller cabin section which does reduce the legroom available. When the traveler in the seat in front of you reclines, you have less than 12 inches between you and your screen if you don't recline. In their defense, the layout of the seats makes it impossible to serve the window or middle passengers smoothly. The seats on this flight are very narrow and uncomfortable. Only the aisle seat has its own, divided legroom area. The hostess said that BA had only recently starting selling that seat as it was that bad. These have both a window AND direct aisle access, since they are in the last row. We upgraded on the way out to economy traveller plus and it was heaven if you can get an upgrade i would do so otherwise i wouldnt bother if you want 9hrs of torture also person in front had their seat back full 9hrs of flight no need at all as this made the leg room even worse , next time i wont be going in economy will pay extra for upgrade ! The seats are crammed so close together as to induce claustrophobia. This aircraft operates in a three class configuration carrying a total of 214 passengers. Seat 20 E is a standard World Traveller bulkhead seat with extra legroom. No-touch fawcetts/taps appreciated. We will run a new article in this series every few days until we have covered the entire long-haul fleet. Seat 39 F is a standard World Traveller seat. Seat 30 C is a standard World Traveller seat that has extra legroom. 8) Even the lighting in the bathrooms was pretty. Flight back from Chennai .Aisle seat in club .Comfort fine but aisle too narrow so subject to some interference from passengers and crew passing by especially when snoozing.Methinks 7 across too many.Flew Hong Kong to Chennai previously in club with Cathay Pacific and sorry to say our Flag carrier is a poor second to them. Seat itself quite comfortable but all the economy class had very crammed feel. Limited in-seat storage. Like the better air quality on the 787. I actually don't blame BA for this (much) the aircraft seems to have been designed for the cheapest running cost to the airline. Beyond that, my wife and I both had the beef filet for lunch, and it was atrocious. 2014/05/21 for Seat 24A, on Overall, a pretty decent seat and no noise or queues for the one rear toilet. The tray table and video monitor are in the armrest making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. The economy class seats on this plane are the narrowest and most uncomfortable we have ever experienced. I am amazed at the bad choice of Economy class seats on the 787. Otherwise great crew and good food. My particular seat didn't have storage above it, but it was not a problem to put it in the overhead storage across from me. I would much rather be on a BA 777, or even an older 747-400. This seat has a metal box bellow it. 2014/05/25 for Seat 35c, on I think BA have messed up big time with this economy layout on the 787. The 9-9-9 high density config for this aircraft is a NIGHTMARE. In 2019, British Airways revealed a new business class seat called Club Suite. 2015/07/29 for Seat 35k, on Seat 35 F is a standard World Traveller seat. Leg room on this aircraft is appauling, with 17" seat width and AVOD boxes under every seat taking up 50% of your leg room. 2014/10/07, on Seat 38 E is a standard World Traveller seat. It was hard to focus on a movie, so close to your eyes. Have you seen those golf balls with the core made of what looks like tightly packed rubber bands? The tray table and TV are in the armrest making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. As many others have stated, the electrical box below the seats severely reduces legroom; the pitch awful, etc. The Boeing 787-8 is a mid-size, dual aisle, twin engine jet manufactured by Boeing, the American aerospace company. Seat 32 F is a standard World Traveller seat. Yes, the seats are narrow, but in fairness, it felt less cramped than Emirates 777 with in a 3-4-3 configuration. 2015/01/16 for Seat 3k, on There are entertainment boxes in front of all window and aisle seats, which may restrict legroom slightly and impede underseat storage space. Seat 38 B is a standard World Traveller seat. My wife and I have flown hundreds of times on all sorts of aircraft,and on reading some of the comments here, I was almost dreading my first flight on the new Dreamliner. Eating a meal in such narrow sears and crammed space is a unique experience. The seats arent huge but given the tight quarters in economy this felt like a big step up. Not very passenger or attendent friendly. There is absolutely no leg room and you are packed tighter than sardines. When they say that the table reduces width slightly that is a severe under estimate. To complicate matters the only communication between the two corridors through the galleys at the back. I was in the centre seat (E) and do not agree about the metal boxes under the seats I did not find they impinged on what little leg room I did have. 2017/10/20 for Seat 39J, on This meant I was in full sunshine, and although the electronic dimmer cuts out most of the light, it still leaves the Perspex uncomfortably hot. At a time when other airlines are improving the quality of business class BA have gone backwards. This seat features no interruption from a passenger accessing the window seat. They have to reach across 1J. Regulated and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a credit broker (FRN 690573). 2015/05/11 for Seat 30A, on 2015/11/21 for Seat 2j, on Seat design was improved over the older model long haul planes from Boeing. No support for thigh and calf muscles, no room to put big feet on so called foot rest and no room for feet under the sewtvin front due to media box. find out what aircraft is operating your British Airways flight by following the steps in this guide. No foot space with metal box taking up half the room. Most UNCOMFORTABLE and NARROW seat I have ever experienced. This was a poor design choice. Seat 11 K is a standard World Traveller Plus seat. 2016/01/02 for Seat 25K, on Club World class has 35 flat bed seats located in two sections. Seat is uncomfortable. I was in 25f. I warned the passenger in front of me that any attempt to recline his seat into my face could end with a confrontation! I have flown throughout my life but the BA 787 economy seats are the worst I have ever had to endure longhaul. Seat 10 J is a standard World Traveller Plus bulkhead seat. 2015/02/15 for Seat 21E, on 6. Seat 31 D is a standard World Traveller seat. Seat map of the Boeing 787-8 (788) This airplane is used during the long-haul flights from London to Newark and Toronto and short-haul flights to Stockholm. Had a terrible time getting out of this seat to use the restroom with the seats in front of me reclined. The seat is very poor, due to the exit door protruding so much and the magazine rack is situated next the seat you are forced to sit at nearly a 45 degree angle. Executive Club members get free seat selection via their Silver or Gold status, read the British Airways seat selection rules in our article here, British Airways revealed a new business class seat called Club Suite, Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios, our latest articles on earning and spending your Avios points, how to earn more Avios this month from offers and promotions, Dubai removed from the travel corridors list with immediate effect, The HfP chat thread – Monday 11th January, STATUS MATCH! I have travelled in seat 39J before and really enjoyed. Boeing produce a plane called the Dreamliner and then BA installs so many seats in economy that it more like a nightmare. Seats at the back of this plane are as good as any on this aircraft (I did not find the proximity of the toilets a problem). Seat 12 K is a standard World Traveller Plus seat. If you are on the tall size,it is very inconfortable. British Airways has chosen not to install a First Class cabin on its A350 fleet. Any benefit to the leg room is cancelled by the fact that this seat has trays located in both arm rests. Really was an awful experience, such a shame. At first I thought "great, bulk head with extra leg room". My experience with the attendants was excellent and the ride was very smooth. That means that, for now, British Airways operates its legacy ‘yin and yang’ Club World product on its Boeing 787-8. Seat 25 J is a standard World Traveller seat. Seat 31 K is a standard World Traveller seat. In this seat, as it is an exit row, has limited space because of a piece of padding attached to the side just before the exit door. When the seat in front reclines the screen is 6 inches from your face and almost impossible to comfortably focus. It reduces your ability to sit straight forward and have to twist into the middle seats space. 2015/06/20 for Seat 25F, on In 2019, British Airways revealed a new business class seat called Club Suite. The foot rest is only of use to someone under 5'6". 2015/11/13 for Seat 38 B and C, on 7) Air pressure more comfortable than on other planes. The bad news is that it is currently only on the A350, Boeing 787-10 and a very small number of Boeing 777 aircraft. Date of flight 21 Dec. 2015. I was incredibly uncomfortable even with the extra leg room. The IFE boxes are far too large and restrict legroom. Terrible! Seat 31 C is a standard World Traveller seat. Most noticeably, it feels narrower. You can see the seating configuration on seatguru.com I had the window seat, 1K. Have been travelling between Toronto and London quite often recently. Search for. BA94 YUL LHR. Can't imagine flying long haul on this aircraft. 2015/09/30 for Seat 33k, on I flew from Heathrow to Newark and was in stunned disbelief how uncomfortable the seating, width and actual cushion was. Even a 777 in a 10-abreast config is considered "comfortable" compared to that torture bird!! Seat 25 F is a standard World Traveller seat. Passengers with infants might be seated here. Nothing great about it, but nothing horrible either. What are the most valuable credit card sign-up bonuses? This seat might have limited recline and the close proximity to the lavatories might be bothersome. Quick noodles were also available on this flight, BA88. The biggest issue is with the VOD system. 2016/11/28 for Seat 25a, on The space to the side gives you room to organise your stuff while in the air, and there's no recline restriction. Seat 31 B is a standard World Traveller seat. That helped, but these seats are also very narrow, and all seem have a weird dipped shape, so there is constant pressure on your lower thighs while sitting. This means you look right at the person in the Aisle/Window seat. Very narrow seat in this 7 abreast configuration. 2017/12/04 for Seat 6F, on Air Canada A330 used to fly to London form Calgary and it was much more comfortable. I had never sat in a middle row before, so was very pleasantly surprised at how comfortable this was. The persons who made this decision do not travel in Economy long haul. 2014/03/05 for Seat 36A, on This seat might have limited recline and the close proximity to the lavatories might be bothersome. Economy seating is always a bit tight and this is no exception,but to read some the comments,you would imagine the worst trip possible. The air is slightly better at the back of the plane, but that's little comfort when one is trapped in the middle seat of the plane. It sucks, but that's the fact. No blind to lower. Ten hours of pure torture! The British Airways A350 fleet was the first to get the brand-new Club Suite seat, with its 1-2-1 layout. A very uncomfortable trip indeed! The seat is very comfortable for sitting and sleeping and gets no bumps from other passengers because it is protected. A 2-2-2 as opposed to the 2-3-2 seating arrangement would have been far more comfortable. However, my enthusiasm soon waned! I was very excited to take the Dreamliner and have the opportunity to fly on basically the most modern aircraft to enter service. The armrest won't go all the way up as it stops at an 45 degree angle. There are seven seats per row in a 2-3-2 layout. I'm 1.75m tall and my knees were touching the front seat. I agree with all the comments about the space on this plane. Both are window seats, but the change was significant as it left me sitting on the left side of the aircraft for the flight from London to Calgary. The seat width is no narrower than any other economy seat ive travelled on. Boeing 787-9 operated by British Airlines includes 216 seats located in 4 classes. This includes using an affiliate tracking cookie if you click an external link. The tray table and video monitor are in the armrest making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. In today's age of plane design, you should not have to hop over someone to get out of your row when in business class. The service was very friendly and ambitious, the meal very good tasting. Economy on this aircraft to be avoided at all costs. "Dream"liner?? Paid £60 per person for seats in row 30 to benefit from extra leg room. British Airways’ 787-10 Routes. No one in the forward section of WT could sleep, even with earplugs or headphones. My very wonderful travel agent moved me to 23H for the return flight - and that seat didn't have the problem. 38A by the way does appear to have a window - the map is wrong. Be careful of your headphone cable, the AUX socket is in the side of the seat and I broke mine within a few hours due to the narrowness of the seat. Sad that BA will be replacing the 787 with the 777 for the LHR-Austin run after Nov. 2015. Seat 21 C is a standard World Traveller bulkhead seat. Closest thing to a coffin i have ever experienced. Spacious and comfortable seat cushion. No AV box under H seats, so plenty of leg room. No complaints - very private if u raise the screen and even managed a few hours sleep. This is part of a new series of Head for Points British Airways seat guides. On the return flight I managed to get 39J and this was heaven as the other seat next to me - 39H - was unoccupied. Paid extra for traveler plus seat. Very noisy! No question of a doubt that these seats are the worst I have ever flown. All in all, the most uncomfortable long haul aircraft I've flown. 2017/06/25 for Seat 23F, on Seat 2 D is a standard forward-facing Club World seat. Seat 10K is great choice. Very little storage or privacy. Upgraded to WTP due to on-line check-in issues. As one of the only twosomes in World Traveller this seat might be ideal when traveling with a companion. Seat 1 F is a standard forward-facing Club World bulkhead seat. Seat 35 K is a standard World Traveller seat. Easily one the the best economy seats that the aircraft has too offer! Passengers with infants might be seated here. Only negative is that being at the back of the plane, you're last to get the food - and they've often run out of one of their two options by the time they reach you. 2015/11/08 for Seat 23H, on When the person in front reclines the back of their seat is within inches of your face. In total there is 6 toilets onboard but for example LOT managed to put 10 on their 787s. Seat 21 E is a standard World Traveller seat. Seat 38 J is a standard World Traveller seat. Seat 22 B is a standard World Traveller seat. They are the closest together I have ever experienced. 2018/01/03 for Seat OK, on How do BA American Express companion vouchers work? Main problem with fully reclined seats in front. Unfortunately, knees were permanently snug against the seat in front of me and middle armrest was already claimed by my neighbor. Would never fly WT on this plane again. Seat 32 E is a standard World Traveller seat. At least you have decent storage, ability to control the air volume and access to the aisle and overhead storage. Terrible!!!! 2017/06/02 for Seat 22d, on Callous opportunism on BA again 10 J is a standard World Traveller seat closed.... S with no Wifi on this aircraft are 3A and 3k LHR on BA s... Ability to control the air volume and access to the lavatory and might. A purpley light until the lock was engaged control ; the headrest does not feature a first cabin. Airbus A350-1000 is the first to disembark are both skinny, we were inches! 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