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787, A350, or A380: What’s The Best Plane For Passenger Experience?

Have you ever watched a bottle of water become a crushed, miniature version of itself while airborne? That simple visual is the most common reminder that flying in a metal tube is not quite like life down on earth. Fortunately, airlines are investing major dough in upgrading their fleets- and some of the newer offerings are simply fantastic for the passenger experience. Here’s how to choose between the best new planes… ( More...

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eby chi 2
the A380 without a doubt.
joel wiley 2
IMHO, the 'passenger experience' is less a matter of the hollow metal tube than what the operators of the tube cram into it in the way of classes, seats and services.
If the hollow metal tube is sized just right so you can squeeze in 9 18 inch wide seats abreast plus two aisles, but not more, than you do have at least enough width for your seats. Boeing tried to make a very confortable cabin with 2-4-2 seating in their 787, but airlines soon figured out it would be possible to use a 3-3-3 layout by fitting in narrower seats. That's why most people feel the A350 is more confortable than the B787. Before anyone protests, I fully agree that the culprits are the airlines, not Boeing.


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