Airline Seating Chart Shows You Best Seat For Your Needs

Airline Seating Chart Shows You Best Seat For Your Needs

Whether you want more leg room, a better spot to stash your carry on bag, or to keep your elbows safe from the ravages of rickety drink carts, this handy diagram will help.

The above diagram comes to us courtesy of Show Me How: 500 Things You Should Know Instructions for Life From the Everyday to the Exotic by Lauren Smith and Derek Fagerstrom. The illustration offers a great visual guide to selecting seats for your next airline trip. Need a safe spot to stash your carry on? Pick a seat at the back, you’ll board first and have your pick of the available bins. Want to bank on decent leg room? Grab a seat by the bulkhead or the back of the plane, seat pitch increases towards the back of many planes.

Have a travel tip, trick or infographic to share? Let’s hear about it in the comments. Thanks Edward!

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  • also, don’t forget to figure out which direction you are flying

    i love being by the window, but hate sunrise and sunset. so when:

    travelling north
    am: sun will be east, so sit on the left of the plane
    pm: sun will be west, so sit on the right side of the plane

    etc etc

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