The seat pitch is lousy and so is the elbow room. These have both a window AND direct aisle access, since they are in the last row. Boeing produce a plane called the Dreamliner and then BA installs so many seats in economy that it more like a nightmare. Seat 30 J is a standard World Traveller seat that has extra legroom. Bad seat. The Club World cabin is incredibly cramped compared to BA's A380, 747 and 777 Club World layouts. 2014/07/30 for Seat 10B, on could hardly move, and for an 8 hour flight it is just unacceptable. There are 154 economy seats on BA’s 787-8 in a 3-3-3 configuration, between rows 20 and 41. Seat 38 K is a standard World Traveller seat that is missing a window. Again, the seats are miserable, and I frequently fly Air France and American Airlines in economy transatlantic. So don't expect to get your first choice of meal. No one bumped me on the way to the toilet. The aircraft is 20% more fuel efficient than similar sized commercial jets it is designed to replace, and to date, is Boeing's most fuel efficient aircraft. I recently flew Business Class in a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner of British Airways from Seychelles International Airport (SEZ) to London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR). Because I booked so early, having followed BA’s plans to launch the route in early 2017, … 2014/05/25 for Seat 35c, on This is further compounded by how narrow the seats are. In summary, I still think the pick of the Premium Economy seats and excellent if you are a tad shorter tham me. 2016/05/18 for Seat 22B, on There are no lavatories behind you as crew rest seats are located there eliminating any bothersome from the toilet. Middle seat most resembles a coffin Staff were good and food was OK. Not worth the money. If i ever have to take this flight again i will be stowing away under the wheels as at least it's free and i doubt any less comfortable. My small backpack barely fit under the seat due to the IFE box, there was nowhere to stow the complimentary pillow, blanket and headsets if you didn't want them and there is virtually no leg room if you are anywhere over 6' (183cm). If the flight attendants forget to ask everyone to put their seatbacks up for the dinner bell like ours forgot to do, it will be virtually impossible to cut your food and try to get it into your mouth! Once all of the articles are live we will go back and cross-reference them. There is no floor storage during take off and landing. I was excited to fly the new dreamliner from LHR to PHL, but I'll likely avoid going forward, unless I can upgrade. 2017/06/13 for Seat 31 j and K, on There is also a metal box under the right side of the seat in front. Seat 41 F is a standard World Traveller seat in the last row of the plane. Seat 24 J is a standard World Traveller seat. The cabin crew has difficulty serving 1K. 2014/05/25 for Seat 10 E, on BA service was almost not existing - they have a new way now: Not using a trolly and running back and forward passenger by passenger taking individual orders a like a waiter - after waiting for 60 minutes to get a glass of wine and water I got it myself. There is limited overhead bin stowage for this seat and zero overhead bin stowage for seat 1F. If you have legs longer than 34" you are going to be cramped, if you have shoulders that are larger than 17", do yourself a favour and buy a ticket in Economy Plus, or look at another airline, it JUST ISN'T WORTH IT. Seat 23 E is a standard World Traveller seat. Also, the window passenger has to step across the feet of the aisle passenger. Best Club World / Club Suite (business class) seats on a BA 787-9. There are bassinets located at this row. Finally the internal furniture of the cabin creaks and groans badly in turbulence, and take-off/landing.No doubt it is lightweight and fuel efficient, but it sounds as if it is going to implode at any minute, and gives a cheap ambience to the cabin. The two cabins of 14 and 21 seats on the 787-8 feel far more intimate. Well it is not, it is fine. Our last premium economy flight was with Air New Zealand and in comparison BA seemed to be a third rate company. I believe BA should restrict the amount of movement to 2 clicks in the recline position, either that or leave more space between the seats. Seat 32 H is a standard World Traveller seat. 2017/11/12 for Seat 34E, on It is actually a great seat - at the very back, but away from lavatories, and next to a big empty space where the plane curves. I have read previous reviews of this seat, and based on them, one might think these bulkhead seats are terrible. I also had the box under the seat in front so leg room width was very restricted and there was certainly no room for any other items. Seat 39 F is a standard World Traveller seat. The movable headrest doesn't stay in place (it appeared every seat suffered from this.) There wasn't enough space between the metal and the side of the fuselage so I had to sit at an angle. Not enough room. Terrible seat. Even for average sized and smaller people the plane seats are just miserable. The bulkhead means you cannot put your feat under seat in front to marginally less leg room. Those seats! Once, my wife was actually waiving her arms to catch the attention of one attendant, who walked right by her. I fly transatlantic roughly 3 times a year and have been flying since a very young age on at least 25 types of aircraft, including a Comet 4B with BOAC. The seats are far too narrow. This seat was by far the least comfortable Economy class seat I have ever been on. We will run a new article in this series every few days until we have covered the entire long-haul fleet. Seat 31 H 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. Seat 26 J is a standard World Traveller seat in the last row of the section. The main issue is that the fuselage is not wide enough, reducing the seat width to 17 inches. 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. 2016/06/02 for Seat 36d, on Sadly the most uncomfortable overseas trip I've ever been on because of leg room issue. If you are sat in this row you are also one of the first to disembark. No storage locks over row 1 & 2, leaving limited storage in Club World. The plane was beautiful, the crew were wonderful, as was the food and services. The last row of Club World seats also have both a window AND direct aisle access. 2020/02/24 for Seat 7E, on Really was an awful experience, such a shame. We will add a link to our Boeing 787-9 guide when it is published. Absolutely horrible seat. 2014/06/29 for Seat 26C, on The 3x3x3 arrangement is bad enough, but the biggest problem is the the lack of leg room. The tray table and video monitor are in the armrest making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. Seat 3 B is a standard forward-facing Club World seat, however, the close proximity to the lavatory and galleys might be bothersome. 2014/12/17 for Seat 38A, on Auto shading window was set to dark during entire flight. Also, you get served first in coach, important when there are only two trolleys for the whole cabin. Leg room is quite good though. Other than that very nice service and yes, of course things like galley activity and bathroom are there but its part of the whole deal so no complaints. 2015/07/29 for Seat 35k, on A flight attendant told us on the return they weren't "allowed" to sell 30A and 30K because of the space restrictions. Seat 31 B is a standard World Traveller seat. 2015/12/09 for Seat 30C, on 2017/10/25, on Have been in BA business class often and overall comfortable, food very good as is service. They need another toilet in Club, not least because the crew did little to deter the stream of WT+ passengers coming into Club to use the facilities. The plumbing is extremely noisy,you can hear every flush.Add to this the constant banging of the doors and the fact that some fellow passengers find it a good spot for a loud chat which they apparently think you want to listen to, then it all adds up to completely awful disturbed,sleepless night. Flight from Heathrow to Newark in December. I fully endorse other negative comments about the Economy class seating in the BA Dreamliner. Virtually no space between rows, so that when the person in front of me leaned back not only couldn't I work but I couldn't adjust the screen to an angle at which I could see it. Sorry to have to drop trash on the floor but could not get it in my bag. These seats are not directly near the galley or toilets but give you easy access to the toilets without being too near, and access to the galley should you require anything from the crew during flight, also near the two rear exits. As with the older WTP cabin, the passenger in front's seat recline can be intrusive. I don't always travel economy but I would never do it again on this plane with this configuration. Very annoying if you're sitting next to the WC where I was! The crew were great, but encouraged people to comment on the lack of space. 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 24 F is a standard World Traveller seat. If I can't get into World Traveler Plus, I will always select this seat. I was in 2F on the flight from LHR to New Orleans. Seat 6 B is a standard forward-facing Club World bulkhead seat. 2019/03/07 for Seat 40E, on There is no floor storage for this seat during take-off and landing. This seat is very narrow. My back was still hurting 3 days after we got back home. Granted the seat doesn't lean back any farther than any other economy seat -- which is really not all that far, but the space around this seat is great. 2015/01/22, on 2015/11/29 for Seat 39D, on Also, difficult to time bathroom runs as close to 30 rows of people can pop out in front of you. Yes it is that bad. I was in 25f. Continuing implies your consent to this policy. Other than that not bad at all considering I'm 6'5". There are bassinets located at this row. I also plugged in my own Bose Headphones (the standard ones provided are too uncomfortable) to find that the audio setting it simply too loud. Seat 39 D is a standard World Traveller seat. This seat features no interruption from a passenger accessing the window seat. Access to the seat was awkward. There is no floor storage during take-off and landing. This seat features unrestricted aisle access. I got on early and checked all surrounding seats in this side of the economy cabin and I could get 2 feet under every seat except 22 H. Had a lot better return flight. No space at all for your feet. This critique is written by a former Boeing employee. Head rest not as comfortable as old seat. 2015/07/30 for Seat 34F, on The window seats have extra floor space you can keep your belongings next to you during the flight (excluding takeoff and landing) which means you can make the most of the room under your seat in front of you with you feet. 2016/04/02 for Seat 27c, on Also, it might get cold by the exit during flight. My seat would not go back and I was trapped in an airless hole. BA is filling it's pockets with money for the extra seats it has installed at our inconvenience. 2016/02/15 for Seat 6F, on British Airways does not feature a First cabin on its 787-8. I flew on this 787-8 from London to Chennai. Seat 37 E is a standard World Traveller seat. Seat 12 F is a World Traveller Plus seat that might have limited recline. Seat 32 F is a standard World Traveller seat. They are extremely private yet the two of us could easily talk to each other as we were only inches apart facing each other. 2019/05/03 for Seat 3A, on I am amazed at the bad choice of Economy class seats on the 787. Particularly liked the window tinting and lighting for the cabin. Seat 25 J is a standard World Traveller seat. 2016/03/27 for Seat 3E, on I have flown the London Toronto route regularly for the last 5 years; previously on 747's and 777's. Cabin crew were excellent. 2016/02/07 for Seat 10K, on Had a wonderful roundtrip LHR - Austin Sept 2014. Have you seen those golf balls with the core made of what looks like tightly packed rubber bands? 2016/10/15 for Seat 31D, on Seat 30 H is a standard World Traveller seat that has extra legroom. London to Philadelphia. 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. BA need to look into this ASAP. But don't trip up the very nice BA flight crew! I would think for any over 6ft it would be extremely uncomfortable. In addition, when the attendent serves the window passenger, the screen must be down and they have to reach across the aisle passenger. "Dream"liner?? 2015/11/01 for Seat 39J, on Their seats on all their planes are wonderful. Worst transatlantic flight I have ever been on. 2015/06/20, on All I can say is that I will never take BA again on a longhaul flight unless it's in premium economy or better. Anyone with a 36 inch waist or more - avoid the emergency exit seats! ), Maximise your frequent flyer miles and hotel points by signing up to our emails, 3A and 3K are nice seats and you don’t have to climb over anyone, but the back of the front cabin is a noise magnet. It was newer, the tv screens were bright, and for my body size (5'4" 150lbs) the seats were fine to me. The metal boxes under seat reduce the leg room to a few inches. 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