Seat map Airbus A319-100 “British Airways”. Best seats in the plane

Seat map Airbus A319-100 “British Airways”. Best seats in the plane


British Airways operates 4 versions of Airbus A319 airplanes.

First cabin version of the Airbus A319 (319) Domestic V1

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This version is the most common in British Airways and is mainly used on short-haul flights inside the country.

This configuration has 143 standard seats that mainly have 3-3 configuration.

The main disadvantage of the seats of the 1st row is their close location to the galley and lavatory and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing.

All B seats of the rows from 2 to 8 are convertible to the Europe Club configuration in which these seats are removed. These seats have gaps in the middle and at sides making it uncomfortable for passengers.

The seats of the 9th row are not reclining die to the emergency exit located behind.

The seats 10A and 10F have extra legroom but don’t have window-side armrests.

The best seats on this airplane are the seats 10BC and 10DE as they have extra space for passengers’ legs.

The seats 23DEF are considered bad seats as they may have limited recline and are located close to the lavatory.

The seat 24C is also located close to the lavatory and this seat is also often bumped by other passengers passing by.

The seats 25AB are also bad seats because of their close location to the lavatory and galley. The seat 25A also doesn’t have a window.

Second cabin version of the Airbus A319 (319) Domestic V2

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Second version of Airbus A319 is used by British Airways during domestic flights to Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Aberdeen. Cabin of this Airbus A319 includes 132 seats in 22 rows that have 3-3 configuration.

The seats of the 1st row have such disadvantages as proximity of the galley and lavatory and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing.

B seats of the rows from 2 to 8 are convertible to the Europe Club configuration in which these seats are removed. These seats have gaps in the middle and at sides making it uncomfortable for passengers.

The main disadvantage of the seats of 8th row is that these seats do not recline.

Passengers of the seats 9A and 9F will take advantage of extra legroom but these seats do not have armrest at window-side and it may be uncomfortable.

The seats 9B, 9C and 9D, 9E are the best seats as they have extra space for passengers’ legs.

The seats of the last 22nd row are standard but their close location to the lavatories and galley may be botehrsome.

Third cabin version of the Airbus A319 (319) Domestic V3

The third version of Airbus A319 may accommodate 144 passengers.

The airplane contains 24 rows of seats that have 3-3 configuration each. All these seats are economy class seats that are divided into 2 sections.

First section has 9 rows of seats. Passengers of the seats of the 1st row will feel comfortable thanks to extra legroom. However, as the tray tables are in the armrests the width of these seats is reduced a little. Lack of floor storage during take-off and landing is another disadvantage of these seats.

Due to the exit row located behind the seats of the 9th row are less reclining than standard.

The second section consists of 15 rows. The seats of the 10th row are considered the best seats on this airplane because they offer additional space for passengers legs. No floor storage during take-off and landing and slightly reduced seats’ width may be bothersome.

The noise from the lavatories located behind is the main disadvantage of the seats 24C and 24D.

The seats of the last 25th row are considered bad seats because of limited recline and because of close location of the galley and lavatories.

Fourth cabin version of the Airbus A319 (319) European

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This version of Airbus A319 is used by British airways during short-haul European flights.

This airplane may transport 23 passengers in two sections.

Club Europe section includes 40 standard seats. The first 3 rows have 4 seats. Between A and C seats as well as between D and F seats are located blocked seats. The seats of the first row have such disadvantages as reduced seats width as the tray tables are located in the armrests making them immovable and close location of the galley and lavatory.

The best seats in this section are the seats 4A, 4C and 4D and 4F. These seats have extra width and extra space for passengers’ legs. All the seats of the 4th row are convertible from Club Europe to Euro Traveller configuration thanks to the movable divider between these two sections thus making possible many configurations. As to the seats B and E of the rows from 4 to 8 they have gaps at the sides and in the middle making them uncomfortable.

The seats of the 9th row do nor recline.

The seats 10A and 10F have no window-side armrests and it is the only disadvantage. At the same time passengers of these seats will take advantage of extra legroom.

The other seats of the 10th row the seats 10B, 10C and 10D, 10E are considered the best seats as they have extra space for passengers’ legs.

All the seats of Euro Traveller are standard. Only the seats 23DEF, the seat 24C and the seats 25AB have some peculiarities. So, the seat 24C is located close to the lavatory. The seats 23DEF may have limited recline and proximity of the lavatory may be bothersome. These seats are considered bad seats as well as the seats 25A and 25B that are also located close to the galley and lavatory. Plus the seat 25A is missing a window.


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