Seating guide: Boeing 777

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Here is a guide as to the best and worst seats in First, Club World, World Traveller Plus and World Traveller on the Boeing 777 (all variants). Please ask your questions here, and hopefully someone will be able to help!

The following triple-seven seat maps have been prepared for quick comparison and reference.

MMB/Expertflyer Aircraft Codes:
777 = 777-200ER (77M, 77R, 77J, 77L,77S, 77T) and 777-300ER (77G)
77W = 777-300ER (77H and 77G (occasionally))

Type 77M 777-200ER
Refurbished four class: 8F 49J 40W 138M; fitted with new Club World Suites
G-RAES G-VIIA G-VIIB G-VIIC G-VIID G-VIIE G-VIIF G-VIIG G-VIIH G-VIIJ G-VIIK G-VIIL G-VIIM G-VIIN G-VIIS (15)
Refreshed 2010 First, 2019 CWS, 2010 WT+, 2018 WT (10 abreast) and Thales IFE



Type 77R 777-200ER
Refurbished four class: 14F 48J 40W 134M
G-VIIV G-VIIW G-VIIY (3)
2010 First, 2006 CW, 2018 WT+/WT (10 abreast) and Panasonic ex3 IFE




Three class 777-200
Type 77J 777-200ER
Three class: 48J 24W 203M
G-YMMR G-YMMS G-YMMU (3)
2006 CW, 2000 WT+/WT (9 abreast) and upgraded TES IFE



Type 77L 777-200ER
Refurbished three class: 48J 40W 184M; fitted with new Club World Suites
G-YMMG G-YMMH G-YMMI G-YMMJ G-YMMK G-YMML G-YMMN G-YMMO G-YMMP G-YMMT (10)
2019 CWS, 2018 WT+, 2018 WT (10 abreast) and Panasonic ex3 IFE



Type 77S 777-200ER
Refurbished three class: 32J 48W 252M
G-YMMA G-YMMB G-YMMC G-YMMD G-YMME G-YMMF (6)
2006 CW, 2018 WT+/WT (10 abreast) and Panasonic ex3 IFE



Type 77T 777-200ER
Refurbished three class: 32J 52W 252M
G-VIIO G-VIIP G-VIIR G-VIIT G-VIIU G-VIIX (6)
2006 CW, 2018 WT+/WT (10 abreast) and Panasonic ex3 IFE



Four class 777-300
Type 77G 777-300ER
Four class: 14F 56J 44W 183M
G-STBA G-STBB G-STBC G-STBE G-STBF G-STBI G-STBJ G-STBK G-STBL (9)
2010 First, 2006 CW, 2010 WT+/WT and Thales IFE



Type 77H 777-300ER
Four class: 8F 76J 40W 130M
G-STBD G-STBG G-STBH G-STBM G-STBN G-STBO G-STBP (7)
2020 First, 2019 CW, 2018 WT+/WT and Panasonic eX3 IFE



Related threads:

A guide to BA's 777 fleet
LGW & LHR selected 777s go 10-abreast (3-4-3) in Y 2018 onwards
New BA First Class? [8F configured Boeing 772]







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Old Aug 1, 17, 12:15 pm
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1K and 2K.
Hi, managed to change return to 2K, can I ask why you recommend this seat please?
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Old Aug 1, 17, 3:50 pm
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Looking at booking CW awards for July 2018. Both LGW-OAK (777) and LHR-SJC (787) are available for booking. Based on this thread, the LGW 777s seem to be long in the tooth, but there may be refurbs next year. Just in terms of the difference in the seat, and to play it safe in view of possible aircraft swaps, am I better off going with the 787?
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Old Aug 1, 17, 4:02 pm
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SJC by a mile

Great new 789, better cabin pressure, IFE, food, easy arrivals process (although OAK may be too)

And the chance of availability in F

No brainer
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Old Aug 1, 17, 4:19 pm
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SJC by a mile

Great new 789, better cabin pressure, IFE, food, easy arrivals process (although OAK may be too)

And the chance of availability in F

No brainer
I don't think its quite such a slam dunk. Gatwick 777s are being refreshed from spring 2018 to feature a smaller, refreshed CW cabin with new IFE.

Given that equipment can change at any time, I would go for whatever airports (LGW vs LHR, OAK vs SJC) suit your purposes better.
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Old Aug 1, 17, 4:31 pm
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Originally Posted by erethnor View Post
Hi, I have an overnight flight LGW-MAU coming up and was wondering about a WTP upgrade.
Judging by info on this thread I believe it'd be a non-refurb aircraft, so:

- is it worth the upgrade, mainly for sleeping?
- price would be 200 per person each way, worth waiting for the day of check in and upgrade at airport?
- considering the flight is 21 to 12, will there be any food served at all?
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I'm assuming you mean Mauritius which is MRU. I've only done this route 4 times and only once from LGW as it used to go from LHR however;

- It will definitely be an old non refurbished aircraft, 777-200.

- You can only upgrade with Avios if there is availability. If your booking class is in Q, O or G then these are not upgradeable.

- Are you being offered a 200 upgrade each online? For such a long flight I would take this. This is called a POUG (Proactive Online Upgrade 'offer)
- Upgrade offers on the day may or may not be offered. This is called an AUP (Airport Upgrade Offer)

You will definitely get a meal and a breakfast onboard but what they are I really don't know what they might be.
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Old Aug 4, 17, 9:17 am
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Just flew LHR - YYZ on an unrefurbished 777. This was the return leg of a trip which was outbound on an unrefurbished 747. Such a huge dip in quality from the refurbished planes. I didn't know that unrefurbed 777's still flew from LHR. Are there plans to update them or not? Seriously thinking about switching to Air Canada on this route if these planes are becoming the norm - always used to be refurbed 777's and the 787.
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Old Aug 4, 17, 9:21 am
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All the remaining B777s will be refurbished in the next couple of years.
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Old Aug 4, 17, 9:37 am
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Is it known where and when the LGW refurbishment is being completed? Also, any news on which routes will get them first?
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Old Aug 27, 17, 4:26 pm
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I'm booking LGW to TPA for a friend in WT...any thoughts on seats? She prefers aisle but is okay with a window...just no middles, of course. Does anyone voluntarily book a middle, I wonder? Even the little kids don't do it voluntarily!

Also, BA are showing a 777 but not the same as seatguru is showing for the date (21/10). Is there any consistency as to which aircraft it might be? Looks like it is probably a 3-class but that still has differences.

If anyone has any thoughts, I'd be glad to hear them. I'd like her to have as pleasant a flight as possible! Thanks!
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Old Aug 27, 17, 4:41 pm
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Originally Posted by kileysmom View Post
I'm booking LGW to TPA for a friend in WT...any thoughts on seats? She prefers aisle but is okay with a window...just no middles, of course. Does anyone voluntarily book a middle, I wonder? Even the little kids don't do it voluntarily!

Also, BA are showing a 777 but not the same as seatguru is showing for the date (21/10). Is there any consistency as to which aircraft it might be? Looks like it is probably a 3-class but that still has differences.

If anyone has any thoughts, I'd be glad to hear them. I'd like her to have as pleasant a flight as possible! Thanks!
Doing a dummy booking it looks like a 40J version and best to use this for seatmaps, ignore seatguru. It's not reliable. Any aisle should be fine, all economy is much of a muchness, with the exception of perhaps purchasing an exit seat which IIRC should show for purchase from 14 days out. It is an older aircraft and will therefore have old IFE, small screens so maybe best advise to bring a book or preload a film etc on a laptop/IFE etc.

Or personally I'd pick the middle of the front cabin as your friend will be off quicker. 16C and H are the plum seats on this configuration but they are usually greyed out for status holders.

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Old Aug 28, 17, 5:06 am
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What is going on with this seat map exLGW
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Old Aug 28, 17, 5:36 am
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Wow that is curious. You need to charge your battery btw!
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Many thanks, Peter01. You're help is really appreciated!
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Old Sep 10, 17, 11:34 am
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48J 777-2 mini cabin advice

I'm flying LHR-BKK in a few months with wife + kids (4 pax total). The window pairs in the mini cabin are available, as are centre pairs in mini and front.

Any advice on the mini cabin? In particular, do PE pax come through to use the loos? (Seems like a long way back for them to use the economy loos instead)

Also, is there any separation at all between the cabins, or is the back wall of CW row 11 the front wall of PE row 12. I saw a picture that seemed to show a jump seat row between the cabins, but images and reports on the mini cabin are rare.

Thanks
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