When you earn a companion reward seat, taxes, fees and surcharges are still applicable for both you and your companion and booking is reliant on reward seat . I would fly this airline again. Seat 59 C is a standard Economy Class seat. Seat 57 H is a standard Economy Class seat. 2016/01/16 for Seat 11K, on Seat 66 D is a standard Economy Class seat. Real shame. Flew LHR-DEL & back in Upper Class. I had paid extra for this seat and wish now that I hadn't bothered. The tray table is in the armrest, making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. Far more middle class than upper class Virgin. Seat 48 J is a standard Economy Class seat. Not sure what was blocking things, other reviewers may have mentioned the AV systems. Seat 7 A is a standard Business Class seat however, it does not have a window. Seat 25 D is a standard Premium Economy seat. Virgin Atlantic offers complimentary meal and bar service aboard all its flights. There is no floor storage for this seat during take-off and landing. Photo: Pranjal Pande | Simple Flying Not worth the money and as for the stewardess' comment that there was 6inches more legroom than economy well this is simply untrue when the seats recline and must mean economy is inhumane. The real problems arise when the seat in front reclines so being 6ft tall things got tight. Highly recommended over other Virgin birds. The 4 star covers their quality of onboard products, airport, and staff service. A seat in front, the so-called "Economy Delight" cabin has three extra inches of legroom on the Virgin Atlantic 787-9 in economy class. Therefore I did not sleep well during this long haul flight. Reminded me of a padded park bench compared to the A330's deeper cushioned seats. 2018/03/23 for Seat 48c, on Vast spaces of nature, the Atlantic Ocean, the South Sea,long intervals of time, years, centuries,are of . Because these are also automatic flushes they did so 2 to 3 times for each 'sitting'! They are NOT exaggerating. Seat 45 D is a standard Economy Class seat however, the position of the bassinets may be bothersome. I found it to be comfortable as one could be for a 9 hour flight. No wonder why most of airlines have them. Firstly all the centre seats have TWO entertainment boxes under the seat restricting the width of the leg room by over 8". This is an extra legroom seat, all of them are for A-C and H-K for rows 45-51 - the middle seats D-G are normal. There's a media box each at H and K. Looking across the aisle, there're also media boxes at D and F. These boxes are quite large for this day and age; they're like the old slimline desktops put vertically, cutting out 15% of the width for my legs. Seat 60 D is a standard Economy Class seat. In addition,unless you have the large table out, the only place to put a drink or snack is on a small table behind your shoulder. The tray table is in the armrest, making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. Seat 56 D is a standard Economy Class seat. Seat 9 A is a standard Business Class seat. Seat 66 B is a standard Economy Class seat in the last row of the aircraft whose proximity to the galleys may be bothersome. Love travel? 2019/03/27 for Seat 59D, on We had paid to go premium because my husband is 6ft 3 (not outrageously tall these days) the pitch seemed less than on the airbus (flown on the journey out) then as soon as the passenger in front put his seat back, my husband couldn't put his knees together. Seat 25 H is a standard Premium Economy seat. The new Boeing is a great airplane. If on your own go for an isle seat to avoid the entertainment box. Seat 64 H is a standard Economy Class seat. As others have noted, the seats have a low width which is rather uncomfortable. Only problem is you have to turn your head behind the seat to look out the window because of the herringbone config. Virgin Atlantic economy Light tickets allow travelers to pay less when they can pack light. I'm kinda surprised for such a new model plane that there are so many things broken already. Frequent travelers give the airline an average rating of 8.2/10. What was wrong with using the Airbus? 2019/06/28 for Seat 22F, on Hope to do it again :). I read plenty negative comments prior to booking but still worse than I expected. The tray table is in the armrest, making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. Seating pitch up to 31 inches 1 x 10kg hand luggage Economy Classic Our standard seat which includes free seat selection and a hold bag. Very disappointing leg room for a premium seat c.w. Economy Light Pack light and pay less. Seat 55 A is a standard Economy Class seat. Wish they had better alignment with the windows. I have flown the 330 many times and this plane is a upgrade. Also, the Revenue Management team at Virgin Atlantic can and do shuffle around availability all the time. Seat 48 D is a standard Economy Class seat. An extra charge must be paid to reserve this seat. The headrest was way too high for me and I couldn't adjust it low enough. I really liked the large windows and the ability to polarize to vary light intensityno more shades! Not first time I have sat in exit row/bulkhead seats but first time it really annoyed me not having the seat pocket in front to store items. Seat 60 A is a standard Economy Class seat. This can be a welcome extra touch, and is pictured in the photograph below. Enough bag room under the seats---in fact more than in row 24 on the way back. Comfortable and adds a bit of privacy as you look at the back of the other row. Yes the entertainment boxes reduce the width of leg room a bit but did not cause any discomfort. There also are 2 windows, rather than one. This seat was near the galley and there was a little noise, but actually had a level of privacy due to it being opposite a cupboard where the crew put their jackets. The slightly more compact 2-4-2 configuration makes avoiding the middle section of four seats in the middle of the cabin even more important than usual. Seat 55 J is a standard Economy Class seat. Economy is in two sections in a 2-4-2 (AC-DEFG-HK), with the Economy Delight in the second section between rows 51 and 56 in the AC and HK seats nearest the windows and the centre seats. 2016/12/15 for Seat 61g, on The seats are very narrow, and do not recline enough to be comfortable without making up the bed. The crew on this fight was excellent. It was almost impossible to eat comfortably and the toilets nearby meant an almost constant queue waiting to use them. All-in-all a very satisfying experience. This seat has a misaligned window. This includes the airline's seats, amenities, food, beverages, staff service and cleanliness. Seating pitch up to 31 inches Choose seat at any time 1 x 10kg hand luggage 1 x 23kg checked baggage Economy Delight Both good all around. 2018/01/11 for Seat 7G, on This is the sort of seating that I've experienced on short haul budget airlines where the seats often don't recline. Between 53f and 53g has a lift up armrest. Seat 60 J is a standard Economy Class seat. Flight LHR to HGK. The 787s (and A330s) represent a huge leap for us and our whole industry in improving our carbon footprint. Read user reviews for Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 (789). Seat 63 A is a standard Economy Class seat. Economy class flight. The economy seats are so small (I'm a size 6) and when you recline you have to force the seat back instead of gently pressing the button and leaning back. The toilets behind row 53 where incredibly noisy when flushed. I wondered why the economy seats on Boeing's newest and supposedly best-ever plane are reported as being so hard. The plane itself feels, for want of a better word, solid. Seat 60 F is a standard Economy Class seat. Economy has 198 seats in a 3-3-3 config; Premium economy has 35 seats in a 2-3-2 config; Business class has 31 seats in a 1-1-1 config; this is pretty standard for these aircraft. 48A for all future flights. The lighting was very well managed, and the automatic shades allowing you to see out without being blinded by light are very good. Seat 7 G is a standard Business Class seat. The dreamliner is great too! There is no floor storage for this seat during take-off and landing. Seat 48 K is a standard Economy Class seat. Audio Visual on Demand is available with a variety of movie and television programmes; children's channels and video games via Virgin Atlantic's Vera Touch 2 system. The bedding and pyjamas are also very good quality. The aisles are too narrow for a passenger to pass a trolley. This forward section of economy is the best, ready access to the toilets without the queue. Find the best airplanes seats, information on legroom, recline and in-flight entertainment using our detailed online seating charts. So you may see 'X0', then an hour later, it's 'X9'. Seat 24 D is a standard Premium Economy seat. The tray table is in the armrest, making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. 2015/10/20 for Seat 7K, on The service was excellent - food acceptable but not memorable. If you want to upgrade using miles, you can't. You're stuck in Economy. Seat 57 J is a standard Economy Class seat. Seat 59 F is a standard Economy Class seat. On way out I sat in the 'window' seat 53A - no window unless reclined - and I felt pushed up against the side of the cabin. Before booking a companion seat, here's the lowdown: You must book your companion reward seat by calling the Virgin Atlantic Customer Centre - they cannot currently be booked online. Seat 23 K is a standard Premium Economy seat. Sign up for our free newsletter and get the latest news, insights, and money-saving tips. Seat 50 C is a standard Economy Class seat. Worth every penny, to be honest i would never book first or business again. Seat 5 A is a standard Business Class seat. It's like being sat in the galley. Seat 61 G is a standard Economy Class seat. Virgin Atlantic positions its premium economy cabins closer to business class, which means passengers can use the washrooms in the front (between the cabins) and have access to the business class snack area ( although not the bar). Virgin Atlantic is a certified 4 star airline. I guess they really don't make them like they used to flown lots of long haul over last 5 years found these economy seats to be the worst i have ever had the mispleasure to be wedged in great service by all staff let down by greed for profits never again will i fly in one of these in this configuration Dreamliner more like nightmare liner. Seat 61 K is a standard Economy Class seat. Virgin need to dump this old fashioned herringbone configuration. There is no floor storage for this seat during take-off and landing. Seat 48 C is a standard Economy Class seat. Seat 51 B is a standard Economy Class seat however, the close proximity to the lavatories may be bothersome. Seat Map Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 (789) Airplane Boeing 787-9 (789) Virgin Atlantic with 3 classes and 258 seats on board. Even the lesse known airlines like Vietnam, Garuda, Thai and Asiana are far better. Also the computer boxes under the seat in front severely restricted legroom and the positioning of the footrest meant there was no way my husband would get his feet underneath. Although the seat widths have reduced to just 18.5" in order to cram in a 2-4-2 arrangement, the bespoke leather seats and giant 13.3" screens make it a much more bearable proposition. Seat 48 A is a standard Economy Class seat. The Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 aircraft features a three class configuration with 31 lie-flat bed Upper Class seats, 35 Premium Economy seats, and 198 standard Economy class seats. Thin cushions, video box reduces legroom, and with seat in front reclined, the seat is in your face for 10 hours! Seat 65 J is a standard Economy Class seat. There is no floor storage for this seat during take-off and landing. This plane layout has a serious design flaw in having only the center bathroom for all of economy class. Seat 24 A is a standard Premium Economy seat. Don't pay extra for this unless you have extremely narrow hips. the bed is like lying on particle board. 2016/09/04 for Seat 66h, on Seat 50 H is a standard Economy Class seat. There are no views out of windows unless you are a contortionist. 2019/01/26 for Seat 47a, on 46C has a box in the legroom in front which meant I had restricted leg room so avoid this seat. Seat 24 G is a standard Premium Economy seat. Good seat position, as previously said there is a box under 46A but it doesn't restrict you very much, I could still fit a rucksack under for takeoff. Seat 49 A is a standard Economy Class seat. Other reviwers on here also comment on the proximity of rows 10 & 11 to the bar area and i agree. Great leg room in this row. FAs were excellent & always on hand, no need to use the buzzer. There is no floor storage for this seat during take-off and landing. Between the inability to sort of sink into the seat and the lack of neck/head support, sleeping was impossible on this overnight flight. There is no floor storage for this seat during take-off and landing. In rows G and K there is ZERO privacy, you are facing directly to the passengers on the other side of the aisle and the seat width made me feel claustrophobic. The high ceilings and big windows made the flight very comfortable. A SEAMLESS TRAVEL JOURNEY Delta and Virgin Atlantic operate in the same terminal in LHR. The tray table is in the armrest, making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. The Dreamliner is a very quiet plane and it's quite relaxing. 2016/03/09 for Seat 65k and 66e, on Y seats felt a bit hard, but ife was great, very intuitive and in seat power useful. 2019/08/23 for Seat 57A, on 2017/08/17 for Seat 23K, on We have to fly back London - Johannesburg but managed to change to 2 separate aisle seats. Even when the lady in front reclined her seat while I was having my meal, it wasn't a problem. To be honest I fly a lot, with various airlines, and Virgin are awful I've flown their upper deck 747, A340 and 787. Seat 61 F is a standard Economy Class seat. Will not be flying Virgin again for long flights on 787 routes. 2018/01/14 for Seat 22 AC, on What a treat! on ), and then breakfast in the morning, the English breakfast was nice. Strengths: Cabin comfort is valued. I sat in 46C in economy from EWR-LHR on the VS2's first flight of 787-900 on this route. The back seat recline stops fairly high so if i want to lie but with the head area still a little raised i cannot. Seat 54 F is a standard Economy Class seat. 2016/03/27 for Seat 66A, on Seat 51 G is a standard Economy Class seat however, the close proximity to the lavatories may be bothersome. Use airplane seat map to find which ones are more comfortable and which should be avoided. Seat 56 H is a standard Economy Class seat. Nothing wrong with the plane but what have VA done with their design. Seat 62 K is a standard Economy Class seat. The proximity of the food prep area and the 'lockers' right across from the seat are noisy and have lots of flight attendent traffic. The location of the loos in economy is troublesome only 4 in the middle of the plane for economy, none at the rear. The bar is right next to your seat, and the staff stand in front of your seat to make drinks throughout the flight. Why the toilets need to be at the back of the aircraft??? This seat has a misaligned window. Seat 46 F is a standard Economy Class seat. Seat 54 D is a standard Economy Class seat. The Virgin Atlantic Economy Delight's benefits include: 34-inch seat pitch (31 inches - Classic and Light) Premium Check In (not available with either Classic or Light) Free anytime seat selection (also available with Classic) Priority boarding (not available with either Classic or Light) 23kg checked bag (hand luggage only with Light) Joburg to Heathrow overnight flight. Great service and great seat! This is useful for an overnight flight. Seat 50 A is a standard Economy Class seat. An extra charge must be paid to reserve this seat. Ideally as a pair in order to occupy 21H too. The foot space in the seat was restricted due to the metal box (this seems to be the standard for economy window seats on this aircraft), and the recline on the seat is too much for the already limited space. Seat 64 D is a standard Economy Class seat. This is the worst business class i have flown. Seat 50 K is a standard Economy Class seat. Seat 22 A is a standard Premium Economy seat. Very friendly staff on board. Seat padding is so thin I was sore during the flight. Coming home I sat in 53J (middle seat) hoping it would be better but found it hard at mealtimes as had to try to eat with elbows tight against me. Fantastic seats, probably best in Premium Economy. You will see that all the good comments are from the front 25 rows. The tray table is in the armrest, making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. I am so disappointed. 2017/01/09 for Seat 63c, on Seat 62 C is a standard Economy Class seat. If you must travel , go for row 47a-c, seats more padding and a little extra leg room. 2015/05/11 for Seat 21C, on Really view these middle seats as very poor value for money. It is so cramped and uncomfortable. Seat 63 C is a standard Economy Class seat. Seat 45 G is a standard Economy Class seat however, the position of the bassinets may be bothersome. Flew in this seat 10hrs SFO to London. These reservations still include complimentary meals, drinks and snacks, but if you want to choose. The tray table is in the armrest, making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. 2018/10/08 for Seat 50A, on (Obviously Emirates, Qantas etc are another league in their long-haul economy).