BA A380 (A380 800) Seating Plan
A380 British Airways: Overview
The BA fleet consists of twelve Airbus A380s. From the UK to the US, the British Airways A380 will take up a number of high-demand long-haul routes.
The British Airways A380 seat map shows 4 cabins accessible to flyers. They are:
- The First Class cabin
- The Club World cabin, which is equivalent to Business Class in other aircraft
- The World Traveller Plus cabin, equivalent to Premium Economy
- The World Traveller cabin, which is the basic Economy package
Onboard this aircraft, there are 120 CDs and several radio programs available for passengers to enjoy via the AVOD. Additional entertainment choices include movies, TV programs, and live performances.
Each cabin features RCA and USB ports for passengers to connect their media devices to the TV displays. Upgraded earphones are available to passengers flying in First Class, Club World, or World Traveler Plus.
The BA Airbus A380 outlets are receptive to UK or US plugs. Free food and drinks are aboard the A380 BA, depending on specific conditions. Passengers in the Club World cabin get access to premium dinner service.
BA A380 Seat Map (A380 800): Best Seats
British Airways A380 First Class
The British Airways First Class A380 has fourteen seats arranged in a 1-2-1 form. Passengers are comfortable while flying, especially with the seats’ 180-degree recline. This A380 British Airways First Class cabin has storage space to keep your belongings like coats, bags, suitcases, etc. Furthermore, the seats and cabin will give you privacy.
There are 97 seats in total in the British Airways A380 Business Class cabin, with 44 on the lower deck and 53 above. Seats 10B, 10D, 10G, and 10J could be uncomfortably close to the galleys. Additionally, on night flights, the galley lights may be too bright. While the seats are comfortable, passengers may not like how close the bathrooms are to the 15th-row seats.
The 50A and 50K of the BA A380 Business Class lack windows, while the proximity of the restrooms can bother people in seats 50B and 50J. Finally, the main drawback of 56F, 56J, and 56K is the proximity to the bathroom.
World Traveller Plus
The BA Premium Economy A380 holds 55 seats, and 61AB and 61JK are the best. Their additional legroom is a nice touch, that is if you ignore the width reduction owing to the trays on their armrests. A closeness to the restrooms is the only drawback of seats 67AB and 67JK. On the other hand, seats 68DEF are bad because of the lavatory closeby and the limited recline.
The World Traveler cabin of the A380 has space for 303 passengers, with 199 lower-deck seats and 104 upper-deck seats. All A and K chairs have little storage capacity and have a box of electrical equipment underneath them. Row 20A and 20K passengers will have less legroom because of the bulging escape door.
In the Airbus A380 BA World Traveller cabin, seats 20BC and 20HJ feature reclining backs to provide passengers extra legroom, despite having narrower seats due to the placement of the tray tables and screens. The close proximity of the bathrooms to this area of the plane may also make people uncomfortable.
The bassinet-equipped 20DEFG World Traveler seats on the Airbus A380 British Airways are perfect for parents traveling with young children. Additionally, due to the configuration of the seat, other passengers may regularly bump you if you stay in 23D. The passenger in seat 25D will have lots of additional legroom because there isn’t a seat in front of him or her. The closest galleys and bars are in the 31st row, which is their major disadvantage because of the noise and light they produce.
Because of their constrained legroom, less wide seats, lack of windows, and closeness to the restrooms, seats 70A and 70K on the upper deck of the British Airways Airbus A380 leave a little to be desired. Choose rows 70B or 70J if you want a seat in this row with lots of legroom. But expect passengers to walk past on their way to the restroom.
The 78th row’s rearmost seats have a wall directly behind them, preventing much reclining. Additionally, 80A and 80K don’t have any windows. Despite having more legroom, the seats in the 80th row are typically not the best because they are so near to the restroom.