Airbus A320 (UA)

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Aircraft Information

Put some info text about the A320, perhaps reproducing stats from the following: united.com A320 stats (Ted info is the same)

Seatmaps

Available on SeatExpert for both standard and Ted

Available on SeatGuru for both standard and Ted configurations.

See also united.com's A320 layout (no TED seatmap).

Seating Recommendations (Mainline)

Adapted from FlyerTalk:

First Class

The mainline configuration A320 has 12 First Class seats. These are your usual domestic seats. Stated pitch is 38” and the width is 20.5”. Seats 1A and 1B have a small cutout at foot level in the bulkhead that gives you a much-appreciated two inches of extra space. 1C and 1D lack this cutout and as such feels tight, but not like the 757. While you cannot stretch out in Row 1, you can cross your legs, in general. The seat recline on the A320 is quite generous, with the caveat that if the person in front of you is fully reclined, it is difficult to get out of the aisle seat and exiting the window seat will require the aisle seat to step into the aisle.

Note - at one time, UA A320s used to have tremendous legroom in Row 1 - we're talking into the upper 40 inches, but the planes had their seating reconfigured and now seem to be closer to the stated pitch.

Economy Plus (rows 6-11)

Rows 6, 10, and 11 are the best on the plane, hands down, in terms of legroom. Each is well into the mid-40's, if not more. Unfortunately, all have armrests that extend to the seat cushion to hold the tray tables. However, the extra one inch of seat width the Airbus Twins have over Boeing narrowbodies (18" vs. 17") helps here. Rows 8 and 9 have 36" pitch. Also note that Row 10 has limited recline so as to not impede egress through the second Window Exit (Row 11).

Economy (rows 12-26)

Pitch is very tight at 31", but at least the seats are wider than the 757/737.

Seating Recommendations (TED)

Adapted from FlyerTalk:

First Class

None.

Economy Plus (rows 1-11)

Rows 10 and 11 are the best on the plane, hands down, in terms of legroom. Each is well into the mid-40's, if not more. Unfortunately, all have armrests that extend to the seat cushion to hold the tray tables. However, the extra one inch of seat width the Airbus Twins have over Boeing narrowbodies (18" vs. 17") helps here. Also note that Row 10 has limited recline so as to not impede egress through the second Window Exit (Row 11).

Rows 1-9 have 36" pitch and all seats have 18" width. Note that the IFE equipment and safety equipment is housed over Row 2, so overhead bin space is at a premium for Rows 1-4.

Economy (rows 12-26)

Pitch is very tight at 31", but at least the seats are wider than the 757/737.