Airbus A380 Seat Map with Airline Configuration

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Are you searching for an Airbus A380 seat map for various airlines? And do you know the same aircraft can have different seat configurations as per airlines’ requirements? If not, we will find out in this blog.

Aircraft seat maps and configurations can be customized as per airline requirements when placing orders. Major aircraft manufacturers including Boeing and Airbus allow their customers to change their seat configurations.

Today, we will particularly talk about the Airbus A380 seat map and configurations. Without further delay, let’s get started with some basic details on A380.

About Airbus A380

Everybody knows Airbus A380 because it is the world’s largest and most spacious passenger aircraft. This iconic jumbo jet has already operated more than 800,000 flights carrying over 300 million passengers worldwide.

The production of the A380 has been closed however, the jumbo jet will continue to operate commercial flights for some decades and the Airbus company will provide essential support to its customers.

A380 is designed and developed with new technologies, a modern flight deck, advanced materials, optimum efficiency and reliability. This jumbo passenger jet was introduced to compete with Boeing 747 in the long-haul market.

Some key features of the Airbus A380 are:

  • State-of-the-art Aerodynamics for lower fuel burn, lower noise and superior climb performance.
  • Advanced Cockpit
  • Modular Avionics with DMC Benefits and easy upgrades.
  • New Flight Controls Architecture with Dual Hydraulic/Electric.
  • Advanced Materials with weight benefits
  • New Generation Engines
  • Variable Frequency Electrical Power Generation
  • Sidestick Control
  • Brake-to-Vacate System 

Airbus A380 Seating Capacity

The world’s largest commercial passenger aircraft can carry more than 500 passengers. The majority of airlines operating full-length double-deck A380s carry up to 525 passengers. The maximum certified seating capacity of the jumbo jet is 853.

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We have discovered some basic information about Airbus A380 with its seating capacity. Now, let’s explore the Airbus A380 seat map of major airlines across the globe.

Airbus A380 Seat Map British Airways

British Airways operates 12 Airbus A380-800 fleets with a seating capacity of 469 designed in four class configurations.

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BA Airbus A380 Seat Map
SEATING CLASSCAPACITYPITCHWIDTH
First (Upper Deck)14 open suites78 inches22 inches
Club World (Upper Deck & Main Deck)97 Flat Bed Seats72 inches20 inches
World Traveller (Upper Deck)199 Standard Seats31 inches17.5 inches
World Traveller Plus (Main Deck)55 Recliner Seats38 inches18.5 inches
World Traveller (Main Deck)104 Standard Seats31 inches17.5 inches
TOTAL SEATS469

The A380-800 operated by British Airways features 14 open suites on First Class, 97 Flat Bed Seats on the Club World, 199 Standard Seats on the World Traveller, 55 Recliner Seats on the World Traveller Plus and 104 Standard Seats on the World Traveller.

Airbus A380 Seat Map Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines also operates the Airbus A380-800 which offers a seating capacity of 471 with four-class configurations. There are two versions of the seat map for Singapore A380.

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Singapore Airbus A380 Seat Map

A380-800 Seat Map (Version 1)

SEATING CLASSCAPACITYPITCHWIDTH
First6 closed suites81 inches35 inches
Business78 Double Bed Seats55 inches30 inches
Premium Economy44 Recliner Seats38 inches19.5 inches
Economy343 Standard Seats32 inches19 inches
TOTAL SEATS469

A380-800 Seat Map (Version 2)

SEATING CLASSCAPACITYPITCHWIDTH
First12 closed suites81 inches35 inches
Business86 Double Bed Seats55 inches30 inches
Premium Economy36 Recliner Seats38 inches19.5 inches
Economy245 Standard Seats32 inches19 inches
TOTAL SEATS379

Singapore Airlines offers four-class configurations on its Airbus A380-800 fleet including First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy. The seating capacity and arrangement is based on two versions (Version 1 and Version 2) as illustrated in the table above.

Airbus A380 Seat Map Emirates

Emirates operates 118 Airbus A380-800 in more than 50 destinations across the globe. Over 105 million passengers have been served by Emirates A380 since 2008.

Talking about the seat map, Emirates offers two layouts for A380s with three-class configurations and one layout for A380s with 2-class configurations. 

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Emirates Airbus A380 Seat Map

A380-800 3-class (Layout 1)

SEATING CLASSCAPACITYPITCHWIDTH
First14 closed suites86 inches23 inches
Business76 Flat Bed Seats48 inches18.5 inches
Economy399 Standard Seats32-34 inches18 inches
TOTAL SEATS489

A380-800 3-class (Layout 2)

SEATING CLASSCAPACITYPITCHWIDTH
First14 closed suites86 inches23 inches
Business76 Flat Bed Seats48 inches18.5 inches
Economy427 Standard Seats32-34 inches18 inches
TOTAL SEATS517

A380-800 2-class Layout

SEATING CLASSCAPACITYPITCHWIDTH
Business58 Flat Bed Seats48 inches18.5 inches
Economy557 Standard Seats32-34 inches17.5 inches
TOTAL SEATS615

As mentioned in the table above, Emirates offers three seating layouts for its A380-800; two of them are based on 3-class configurations (First, Business and Economy) and one is based on 2-class configurations (Business and Economy).  

Airbus A380 Seat Map Qatar Airways

At present, Qatar Airways operates 10 Airbus A380-800 aircraft with a maximum seating capacity of 517. As per the seat map is concerned, the airline offers a single layout with three-class configurations.

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Qatar Airbus A380 Seat Map
SEATING CLASSCAPACITYPITCHWIDTH
First (Upper Deck)8 open suites90 inches23 inches
Business (Upper Deck)48 Flat Bed Seats51-52 inches22 inches
Economy (Upper Deck)56 Standard Seats31-32 inches16.9/18.5 inches
Economy (Main Deck)405 Standard Seats31/32 inches16.9/18.5 inches
TOTAL SEATS517

You can find three-class configurations (First, Business and Economy) in the Upper Deck of Qatar Airways A380 whereas the Main Deck holds economy class seats.

Airbus A380 Seat Map Qantas Airways

Qantas Airways operates 12 Airbus A380-800s and offers a total seating capacity of 485 in two different layouts.

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Qantas Airbus A380 Seat Map

Qantas A380 Seat Map (Layout 1)

SEATING CLASSCAPACITYPITCHWIDTH
First (Upper Deck)14 open suites79 inches22 inches
Business (Upper Deck)64 Flat Bed Seats78 inches21.5 inches
Premium Economy (Main Deck)35 Recliner Seats38-42 inches19.5 inches
Economy (Main Deck)371 Standard Seats31 inches17.5 inches
TOTAL SEATS484
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Qantas A380 Seat Map (Layout 2)

SEATING CLASSCAPACITYPITCHWIDTH
First (Upper Deck)14 open suites79 inches22 inches
Business (Upper Deck)70 Flat Bed Seats78 inches21.5 inches
Premium Economy (Main Deck)60 Recliner Seats38-42 inches19.5 inches
Economy (Main Deck)341 Standard Seats31 inches17.5 inches
TOTAL SEATS485

As illustrated in the table above, Qantas Airbus A380-800 is equipped with First and Business class on the upper deck and Premium Economy and Economy Class on the Main Deck. Layout 1 is configured to accommodate 484 passengers (371 in Economy Class) whereas Layout 2 holds 485 passengers (reduced to 341 in economy class). 

Korean Air Airbus A380-800 Seat Map

At present, Korean Air operates 10 Airbus A380-800 aircraft with a maximum seating capacity of 407 passengers. The seating layout is illustrated in the table below.

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Korean Air Airbus A380 Seat Map
SEATING CLASSCAPACITYPITCHWIDTH
First (Upper Deck)12 open suites83 inches26.5 inches
Prestige (Main Deck)94 Flat Bed Seats74 inches21 inches
Economy301 Standard Seats33-34 inches18.1 inches
TOTAL SEATS407

Inside Korean Air A380, you can find First Class seats on the upper deck whereas the Main Deck holds Prestige and Economy Class seats.

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ANA Airbus A380 Seat Map

All Nippon Airways (ANA) currently operates 3 Airbus A380s and offers four-class configurations including First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy. The total seating capacity is 480.

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SEATING CLASSCAPACITYPITCHWIDTH
First (Upper Deck)8 open suites78 inches33 inches
Business (Upper Deck)56 Flat Bed Seats62 inches21 inches
Premium Economy (Upper Deck)73 Recliner Seats38 inches19 inches
Economy (Main Deck)343 Standard Seats32-34 inches17 inches
TOTAL SEATS480

Inside ANA A380, we can find three classes on the Upper Deck (First, Business and Premium Economy) and the Economy Class in the Main Deck.

Airbus A380 Seat Map Lufthansa

Lufthansa owns 8 Airbus A380-800 aircraft however, all of them are grounded currently and are in deep storage in Spain and France. As per the latest report, the national flag carrier of Germany is preparing to reactivate the A380s (probably from Summer 2023) in response to the steep rise in customer demand and the delayed delivery of ordered aircraft.

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Lufthansa used to operate A380-800 with a single layout combining 4-class configurations; First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy.

SEATING CLASSCAPACITYPITCHWIDTH
First (Upper Deck)8 open suites81 inches31 inches
Business (Upper Deck)78 Flat Bed Seats64 inches20 inches
Premium Economy (Main Deck)52 Recliner Seats38 inches19 inches
Economy (Main Deck)371 Standard Seats31 inches18.2 inches
TOTAL SEATS509  

After the reactivation of Lufthansa’s grounded A380s, we can expect the same seating layout for commercial passenger flights.

Conclusion

We discovered the Airbus A380 Seat Map of major airlines around the world in this article. For the specific airline, you can visit the airline’s official site and find the 737 MAX 8 seat map.

Some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Where is the best place to sit on an Airbus A380?

The best place to sit on an Airbus A380 may depend on the airline seating configuration and design. So, it will be better to check the seat map of airlines operating A380 for selecting the best seats.

What is the layout of the Airbus A380?

Airbus A380 is a double-decker aircraft and the seating layout is designed based on the airline’s requirements. 

Which is bigger A380 or 747?

Airbus A380 is bigger than the Boeing 747. The wingspan of the A380 is 15 meters longer compared to the 747. 

How many toilets does an Airbus A380 have?

Airbus A380 can have a maximum of 18 toilets in its cabin however, it might vary according to the airline’s requirements.

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Manoj Karki
Manoj Karki is contributing as a travel content writer at AviaTech Channel. Professionally, he is a Senior Test Automation Engineer, and currently works/lives in Finland. He has traveled almost all European Countries, and major U.S. cities. He loves both aviation, and travel so, shares valuable content with our readers.

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