Seat map Airbus A330-300 Qatar Airways. Best seats in the plane

Seat map Airbus A330-300 Qatar Airways. Best seats in the plane

Qatar Airways operates 3 versions of Airbus A330-300.

First cabin version of the Airbus A330-300 (333) V1

Seat Map Airbus A330-300 V1 Qatar Airways

First version of Airbus A330-300 is the most common among three versions in Qatar Airways fleet.


This airplane offers seats in two sections: business and economy.

First 5 rows are the seats of business class. These seats have 2-2-2 configuration. So, there are 30 flat bed seats that have 165 degree recline.

Passengers of the seats of the 1st row will take advantage of extra legroom. At the same time close location of the lavatory and galley may cause discomfort.

The only disadvantage of the seats of the 5th row is location of the galley and lavatory behind.

Behind the seats of business class two sections of economy class seats are located. There are totally 275 seats here.

All A, D, G and K seats of the economy class have restricted legroom because of the entertainment equipment that is stored under these seats.

First section consists of 20 rows of seats that have 2-4-2 configuration. The main advantage of the seats of the 10th row is extra space for passengers’ legs. Among disadvantages: noise from the galleys and lavatories located in front, reduced width of the seats as the tray tables are built-in the armrests making them immovable and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing. For passengers with infants the seats 10DEFG offer bassinet locations.

Missing windows make the seats 16A and 16K bad seats.

Lack of recline and no windows are the disadvantages of the seats 30A and 30K. All other seats of the 30th row are less reclining than standard.

Behind the exit row 15 rows of second section of economy class seats are located.

The seats 31AB and 31JK are considered good seats as they have extra legroom. However, these seats are narrower than standard as the tray tables are in the armrests and have no floor storage during take-off and landing.

The seats 31DEFG on the contrary have limited space for passengers’ legs. The other disadvantages are the same: reduced width and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing. Passengers with babies are often seated on these seats as they offer bassinet locations.

Because of the curvature of the airplane the seats AB and JK of the rows 42-45 may feel cramped. Misalignment of these seats may also cause neck strain while watching TVs that are located on the back of the seats located in front. Another disadvantage of the B and J seats of the rows 42-45is proximity of the lavatories.

As there are no seats behind the seats 42E and 42G are often bumped by other passengers and crew members passing by.

The main disadvantages of the seats 4DEF are restricted legroom and reduced width.

The seats of the last 45th row are considered bad seats as they are less reclining than standard and other passengers tend to congregate in this area while waiting to use lavatories that are located behind.

Second cabin version of the Airbus A330-300 (333) V2

Seat Map Airbus A330-300 V2 Qatar Airways

The second version of Airbus A330-300 may accommodate 259 passengers in three classes: 12 in first class, 24 in business class and 223 in economy class.

First class consists of 3 rows of flat bed seats that have 1-2-1 configuration. These seats have 180 degree recline. All these seats are standard only close location of the galley and lavatory may cause some discomfort for passengers of the seats of the 1st row.

Business class has 24 angle-flat seats with 165 degree recline that are divided into two small sections. First section contains 1 row of seats. The seats of the 10th row are more private. However, close location of the galley and lavatory may represent problem.

Second section of business class seats is located behind exit row and has 3 rows of seats that have 2-2-2 configuration. The main disadvantage of the seats of the 11th row is limited legroom, the noise from the galley and lavatory located in front and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing.

The noise from the bassinet located behind is the disadvantage of the seats 14E and 14F.

Economy class seats are also divided into two sections.

Because of the entertainment equipment stored under the seats B,D, G and J these seats have restricted legroom and storage space.

First section includes 14 rows of seats. 13 rows have 2-4-2 configuration and 1 row contains 4 seats. Due to the bulkhead position the seats of the 16th row have restricted legroom. Among other disadvantages: reduced width of the seats as the tray tables are in the armrests making them immovable and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing. Passengers travelling with babies are often seated on the seats 16DEFGas these seats offer bassinet locations.

Behind the exit row the second section of economy class seats with 15 rows is located. Passengers of the seats of the 30th row will feel comfortable thanks to extra space for their legs. But as the tray tables are built-in the armrests these seats are narrower than standard. Lack of floor storage during take-off and landing is another disadvantage of these seats. For passengers with babies the seats 30DEFGhave bassinet locations.

Due to transition of the seats from 4 to 3, the seats 41D and 41G are often bumped be service carts but the seats 42DEF have limited legroom.

Because of the curvature of the airplane AB and JK seats of the rows 41-43 may feel narrower.

Other passengers tend to congregate in the area of the seats 43D, 43F, 43JK and of the seats of the last 44th row while waiting to use lavatories and thus causing discomfort to passengers of these seats. Limited recline makes the seats 43JK, 44AB and 44DEF bad seats.

Third cabin version of the Airbus A330-300 (333) V3

Seat Map Airbus A330-300 V3 Qatar Airways

This version of Airbus A330-300may transport 238 passengers. The seats in this airplane are divided into three classes: first, business and economy.

First class may accommodate 12 passengers on its’ flat bed seats that have 180 degree recline. There are three rows of seats here per 4 in each. Location of the lavatory and galley in front will cause discomfort to passengers of the seats of the 1st row. The noise from the galley located behind will also cause inconvenience to passengers of the seats of the 3rd row.

Behind the exit row 3 rows of business class seats are located. These seats have 2-2-2 configuration. So, there are totally 18 angle-flat seats here. The main disadvantages of the seats of the 10th row are: limited legroom, close location of the lavatories and galley and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing.

As there is a bassinet location behind the seats 12EF this may cause discomfort to passengers of these seats.

Economy class contains 208 standard seats that are located in two sections.

Because of entertainment equipment stored under B,D, G and J seats of the economy class the legroom and under-seat storage are restricted.

Most of the seats in economy class have 2-4-2 configuration. First section has 14 rows of seats. The seats of the 16th row have limited space for passengers’ legs. As the tray tables are built-in the armrests the width of these seats is reduced a little. Also these seats have no floor storage during take-off and landing. Passengers with babies are often seated on the seats 16DEFG as they offer bassinet locations.

The second section of economy class seats is located behind the exit row. Due to the exit row in front the seats of the 30th rowoffer extra legroom. However, these seats are narrower than standard and have no floor storage during take-off and landing. For passengers with infants the seats 30DEFG offer bassinet locations.

As there are no seats behind the seats 38D and 38G may be bumped by other passengers and crew members passing by.

Due to curvature of the airplane AB and JK seats of the rows 39-41 may feel narrower and cramped. Also these seats may cause neck strain because of misalignment of the seats located in front while watching TV that are located on the back of those seats.

Other passengers tend to gather in the area of the seats 41D and 41F and of the seats of the 42nd row in order to visit lavatories and causing discomfort to passengers of these seats. Limited recline makes the seats of the last 42nd row bad seats.

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