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LGW & LHR selected 777s go 10-abreast (3-4-3) in Y 2018 onwards

LGW & LHR selected 777s go 10-abreast (3-4-3) in Y 2018 onwards

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777-200ER


32J 48W 252Y (code 77S)
32J 52W 252Y (code 77T)
14F 48J 40W 134Y (code 77R)
48J 40W 184Y (New Club Suite)
(code 77L)
8F 49J 40W 138Y (New Club Suite) (code 77M)

777-300ER

8F 76J 40W 130Y (New Club Suite) (code 77H)

Updated 777 aircraft now in service:

LGW Based Aircraft:

Completed:


G-VIIX - 08 March 2018
G-VIIR - 20 April 2018 (currently stored at LGW)
G-VIIO - 23 May 2018 (currently stored at LGW)
G-VIIP - 25 June 2018 (currently stored at LGW)
G-VIIT - 07 October 2018
G-VIIU - 07 November 2018
(currently stored at LGW)
G-VIIV - 25 January 2019
G-VIIW - 02 April 2019

G-YMMC - 15 May 2019
G-VIIY - 04 June 2019
G-YMMF - 03 October 2019
G-YMMD - 01 November 2019
G-YMMB - 20 November 2019
G-YMME - 14 December 2019

In Progress:

None

Planned:

G-YMMA - TBC (currently based at LHR)
G-YMMR - March 2021 (currently based at LHR)
G-YMMS - April 2021 (currently based at LHR)

LHR Based Aircraft:

Completed:

G-RAES - 08 October 2019
G-VIIL - 31 January 2020
G-VIIK - 02 March 2020
G-VIIM - 20 March 2020

G-VIIN - 14 April 2020
G-VIIB - 25 April 2020 (currently at CWL)
G-VIIF - 15 June 2020 (currently at CWL)
G-VIIS - 12 July 2020
G-VIIC - 8 September 2020

G-YMMI - 8 October 2020

In Progress:

None

Planned:
G-VIIA - TBC (currently stored at CWL)
G-VIID - TBC (currently at CWL)
G-VIIG - TBC (currently at CWL)
G-YMMG - TBC (All seats except in the First cabin removed in May 2020 to increase cargo carrying capacity)
G-STBA - October 2020
G-YMMK - October 2020 (All seats except in the First cabin removed in May 2020 to increase cargo carrying capacity)
G-STBD - November 2020
G-STBE - December 2020
G-YMMO - December 2020 (currently 4-class)
G-STBF - January 2021
G-STBL - February 2021
G-YMMJ - February 2021 (currently 4-class)
G-STBB - March 2021
G-VIIE - March 2021
G-STBI - April 2021
G-STBH - May 2021
G-STBJ - May 2021
G-VIIJ - May 2021
G-YMMN - May 2021 (currently 4-class) (currently at CWL)
G-VIIH - June 2021
G-STBK - June 2021
G-YMMH - June 2021 (currently 4-class)
G-STBC - July 2021
G-YMMP - August 2021 (currently 4-class)
G-STBG - August 2021
G-YMML - September 2021 (currently 4-class)
G-YMMT - November 2021
G-YMMU - December 2021



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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:39 am
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LGW & LHR selected 777s go 10-abreast (3-4-3) in Y 2018 onwards

From today's (4 Nov 2016) Capital Markets Day presentation:

Y capacity increases from 216 to 252
W capacity increases from 24 to 48
J capacity reduced from 40 to 32

Net increase of 52 seats, 332 total.
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:41 am
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Originally Posted by Ldnn1 View Post
From today's (4 Nov 2016) Capital Markets Day presentation:
How on earth can they further densify the short haul fleet?
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:43 am
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Bye bye BA, it's been nice...........
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:44 am
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Looks like they have managed to shove an entire extra CW row in between doors 1 and 2!
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:44 am
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Originally Posted by sts603 View Post
How on earth can they further densify the short haul fleet?
I would guess they'll get rid of the front galley/cupboards like easyjet/wizz etc. Row 1 won't be quite as nice in future.

But remember, they're not a LCC
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:44 am
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Standing room only...
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:46 am
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Originally Posted by chris1922Mk2 View Post
Bye bye BA, it's been nice...........
Where do you go though? Just checked and indeed LH has 180 seats on their 320...
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:47 am
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So the LGW 777s will have 10 across in Y, but the LHR 777s will only have 9 across? How does that work? Will they be putting those bloody awful seats from the 788 into the LGW 777s or what?


Sounds hideous.
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:48 am
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Not just Gatwick.

Heathrow 77Ws going 10-across, too.

Ouch.
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:49 am
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Reminiscent of the old 'how many marshmallows can you fit in your mouth' contest. Crazy, does it benefit pax in any way?
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:51 am
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to be fair to BA it's no worse than anyone else. Virgin out of LGW is even more weighted towards Y and if this is a splitting of the fleet it actually makes sense to do this on a bucket and spade base.

Most leisure flyers out of LGW won't notice the denser Y. For me the (probable) removal of the cupboard and loss of the row 1 privacy is a bigger issue.

Edit: just seen post #9. that changes things a little.
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:51 am
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Originally Posted by ba_cityflyer View Post
Not just Gatwick.

Heathrow 77Ws going 10-across, too.

Ouch.
Changes to F and J capacity in the LHR fleet?
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:51 am
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How many toilets have they dropped in J? Looks like 2...
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Old Nov 4, 16, 3:53 am
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At least the Gatters fleet will have all new seats, IFE etc. Surely some consolation for the irregular leisure traveller?
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Originally Posted by sts603 View Post
Where do you go though? Just checked and indeed LH has 180 seats on their 320...
Emirates or Qatar going east, Virgin going west ? Dunno. but as is often said here, a race to the bottom and constant de-valuing of the product. In all classes.
NOT the world's favourite airline, it's not even the UK's favourite.
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