Seat map Boeing 777-300 Air New Zealand. Best seats in the plane

Seat map Boeing 777-300 Air New Zealand. Best seats in the plane

Air New Zealand operates two versions of Boeing 777-300.

First cabin version of the Boeing 777-300 (773) V1

Seat Map Boeing 777-300 Air New Zealand

This airplane may accommodate 332 passengers in three classes: business premier, premium economy and economy.


First 11 rows of seats represent the seats of business premier class. These rows contain 4 seats each. Proximity of the galley and lack of overhead bins are the main disadvantages of the seats 1B and 1J.

Missing windows make the seats 7A and 7K bad seats.

Behind the exit row the other 4 rows of business class seats are located. The noise from the galley and lavatory located in front will cause discomfort to passengers of the seats of the 9th row. These seats have bassinets for passengers travelling with babies.

The only disadvantage of the seats of the 12th row is proximity of the premium economy class behind.

Premium Economy class offers 44 recliner seats. These seats offer extra legroom to passengers and have two windows. However, the legroom of the seats 23DE is limited due to close location of the Business Premier class seats. Passengers traveling with infants are often seated on the seats 23DE and 23JK. Among disadvantages of these seats as well as of the seats 23AB are: reduced width and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing.

The seats 25A and 25K have only one window but the seats 27A and 27K have no windows at all.

Proximity of the lavatories may represent a problem for passengers of the seats 29JK, 30DE and 31DE.

Economy class may transport 244 passengers. Economy class seats are divided into two sections. Most of the seats have 3-4-3 configuration.

The tray tables of the seats of the 34th row are in the armrests making them immovable and thus reducing the width. Also these seats have no floor storage during take-off and landing. The seats 34B and 34J are considered good seats but the seats have limited space for passengers’ legs because of the protrusion of the exit doors. In addition it can get very cold by the exits during the flight.

The best seats of the economy class are considered the seats 35DEFG. These seats offer bassinet locations for passengers with infants. Due to position of the bulkhead these seats have extra legroom. However, these seats are a little narrower than standard and have no floor storage during take-off and landing.

The main disadvantage of the seats 36AB and 36JK is limited legroom.

As there are no seats in front the seats 36C and 36H offer extra legroom and often bumped by other passengers passing by.

The seats ABC of the rows 37-46 as well as HJK seats of the rows 37-46 if purchased together may be converted to the Economy Skycouch seat by raising foot rest providing additional comfort during long-haul routes.

Location of the galley and lavatories behind will cause discomfort to passengers’ of the seats 46ABC, 46D, 46G, 46HJK and 47DEFG. Limited recline makes the seats 47DEFG bad seats.

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

Thanks to the position of the bulkhead the seats of the 48th row have extra space for passengers’ legs. Among disadvantages: lack of floor storage during take-off and landing, reduced width of the seats as the tray tables are built-in the armrests making them immovable and the noise from galleys and lavatories located in front. For passengers with babies these seats offer bassinet locations.

As there are no seats behind the seats 56C and 56H are often bumped by service carts and other passengers passing by.

AB and JK seats of the rows 57-59 are perfect for passengers traveling in couples. A and K seats of the rows 57-59have some extra space at windows’ side but it may be also a disadvantage as it is hard to sleep without a wall to lean against. The legroom of the seats 57AB and 57HK is limited.

Congregation of passengers in the area of the seats 59AB, 59D, 59G, 59JK and 60DEFG in order to visit lavatories will cause inconvenience to passengers of these seats. Also, the seats of the last 60th row are less reclining than standard that is why these seats are considered bad seats.

Second cabin version of the Boeing 777-300 (773) V1

The second version of Boeing 777-300 offers 342 seats of three classes.

First 11 rows of the airplane contain the seats of business premier class. These seats are divided into 2 sections and have 1-2-1 configuration. There are totally 44 flat bed seats of this class. These seats can be transformed into a full-fledged bed.

First section of business premier class has 7 rows of seats. Location of the galley in front and lack of overhead bins are the main disadvantages of the seats of the 1st row.

The noise from the galley and lavatories located behind will cause discomfort to passengers of the seats of the 7th row.

Behind the exit row 4 more sections of business premier class are located. Passengers traveling with infants are often seated on the seats 9A and 9K because these seats of bassinets. Proximity of the galleys and lavatory will represent problem for passengers of the seats of the 9th row. Facing into the lavatories makes the seats 9B and 9J bad seats.

Situation when behind the seats 12A and 12K fly passengers with infants may be bothersome.

Behind the seats of business premier class 54 recliner seats of the premium economy class are located. There are totally 8 rows of seats here. 7 rows have 2-4-2 configuration and 1 row contains 2 seats.

Passengers of the seats of the 23rd row will take advantage of extra legroom. However, these seats are a little narrower than standard because the tray tables and video displays are in the armrests making them immovable and have no floor storage during take-off and landing. The seats 23AB and 23JK are considered good seats. For passengers with babies the seats 23DEFG have bassinets.

Close location of the lavatory and galley is the only disadvantage of the seats 28AB, 28JK, 29D and 29G.

Location of the seats of the 30th row between lavatories and proximity of the galley make these seats bad seats.

244 seats of the economy class are located in two sections.

Due to protrusion of the exit doors the legroom of the seats 34A and 34K is limited. Also, passengers of these seats may get cold during the flight by the exits. Passengers of the seats 34B and 34J on the contrary will take advantage of extra legroom. For passengers with babies these seats offer bassinets. The seats of the 34th row have some common disadvantages: reduced width ad lack of floor storage during take-off and landing.

Passengers traveling with infants are often seats on the seats 35B, 35DEFG and 35J. Proximity of the galley may cause discomfort to passengers of these seats. As the tray tables of the seats 35DEFG are built-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.

The seats 36C and 36H are considered the best seats because they offer additional space for passengers’ legs. However, these seats are a little narrower than standard and have no floor storage during take-off and landing.

ABC and HJK seats of the rows 37-46 if purchased together with the neighbored seats may be converted to the Economy Skycouch seats because these seats have extendable foot rest rise of which transforms the common seats of economy class into a couch-like seat that provides passenger with additional personal space during long-haul flights. The pitch of these seats is 33 inches.

The main disadvantage of the seats 46ABC, 46D, 46G and 46HJK is close location of the lavatory and galley behind.

The seats 47DEFG are considered bad seats because of limited recline, galley located behind and lavatories located on the both sides of the seats.

Second section of economy class seats consists of 13 rows.

Thanks to the exit row located in front the seats of the 48th row provide extra legroom. Among disadvantages of these seats: lack of floor storage during take-of and landing, reduced width and proximity of the lavatories and galley. Protrusion of the exit doors may cause some discomfort to passengers of the seats 48A and 48K. For passengers with babies the seats 48C, 48DEFG and 48HJ are equipped with bassinets.

Due to missing seats behind, other passengers and crew members passing by may bump the seats 56C and 56H.

The noise from the galley and lavatories located behind will cause inconvenience to passengers of the seats 59AB, 59D, 59G, 59JK and 60DEFG. Limited recline makes the seats 59AB, 59JK and 60DEFG bad seats.

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