New B777-9 will be ten-across in economy
BOEING has released full technical details of its future B777-9 series aircraft. These are expected to enter service in a few years’ time and have already been purchased by Emirates, Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines.
Included among the B777-9’s details are Boeing’s recommended seating plans. These reveal that the unpopular ten-across (3-4-3) economy class layout will almost certainly be adopted by all airline customers.
However, heeding the almost universal negative passenger feedback from those wider cabin on the B777-9, allowing seat manufacturer Zodiac to devise a lightweight seat providing 17.4 inches of width for the B777-9. Although this seat is not quite as boeing.com