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Layout

Jaivin Anzalota -

The Layout amenity covers everything from classic layouts to the newest space-saving premium-cabin configurations. Scores for seating layout are determined by passenger comfort and typical configurations — with the general rule that the fewer seats across a cabin, the better the layout. For example, 3-3-3 on a Boeing 777 receives a higher score than a 3-4-3 layout. In premium cabins, new layouts that provide direct aisle access receive higher scores than similar layouts that don’t (e.g., 2-2-2 staggered versus 2-2-2 non-staggered).

Available data elements

Attribute Value(s) Description
id e.g. 1 Unique numerical identifier
display_text e.g. “More space (3-3-3)” Up to 30-character string (English). See character limits by language
quality n/a better standard An assessment of the layout density
row_layout e.g. “3-3-3” The most prevalent configuration of seats in the cabin for the aircraft subfleet operated
direct_aisle_access n/a no yes Whether all seats in the configuration offer direct aisle access (premium cabins only)
type angled pods forward-backward forward herringbone middle seat free n/a staggered herringbone staggered v-shaped yin-yang Orientation of seats
updated_at ISO 8601 formatted field e.g. 2015-11-04T09:20:22Z Indicates when the data element was last updated

Full set of values available via the amenities /layouts endpoint

Display text definitions

Type Description
“Space saving” Rows have more seats across than flights operated using comparable aircraft
“Standard” Rows have the industry norm of number of seats across
“More space” Rows have fewer seats across than flights operated using comparable aircraft
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