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KLM operates 2 versions of Boeing 777-300 airplane.

First cabin version of the Boeing 777-300ER (77W) V1

The Boeing 777 Freighter features capacity never seen before on a twin-engined freighter. With a maximum payload of 102 tonnes, a total capacity of 37 pallets and a maindeck that can take 3-metre pallets, the Boeing 777 Freighter can carry virtually every type of freight. The Boeing 777-300 ER is a twinjet long-haul aircraft with a 11,000 km range with palletized holds forward and rear.

The first version of Boeing 777-300 operated by KLM is the most common among 2 versions.

This airplane may transport 425 passengers in three classes: business, economy comfort and economy.

Business class consists of 5 rows of flat bed seats that have 2-3-2 configuration.

E seats of the business class doesn’t provide easy access to the aisle.

Lack of floor storage during take-off and landing and close location of the galleys and lavatories are the main disadvantages of the seats of the 1st row.

The noise from the galleys located behind will cause discomfort to passengers of the seats of the 5th row. The seats 5A and 5J have no windows.

Economy comfort class offers 40 seats.

Because of the position of the bulkhead the seats 9AB offer extra space for passengers’ legs. However, close location of the galley may cause discomfort, these seats have only one window, are narrower than standard because the tray tables and personal TVs are in the armrests making them immovable and have no floor storage during take-off and landing.

Proximity of the galleys may represent problem for passengers of the seats of the 10th row. Position of the bulkhead provides some extra legroom for passengers of the seats 10DEFG and 10JK. Passengers travelling with infants are often seated on these seats as they have bassinets. As the tray tables and personal TVs are in the armrests the width of these seats is reduced a little. Lack of floor storage during take-off and landing is another disadvantage of these seats.

As there are no seats in front, the seats 11C and 11H have extra legroom. At the same time these seats are often bumped by other passengers passing by for the same reason. Among other disadvantages: lack of floor storage during take-off and landing and reduced width.

Economy class may transport 350 passengers. The seats of the economy class are divided into three sections.

First section has 9 rows of seats that have 3-4-3 configuration.

Passengers of the seats of the 15th row have less personal space because the seats of economy comfort class located in front that are more reclining.

Entertainment equipment stored under C, D and H seats limit the under-seat legroom of these seats.

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The main disadvantage of the seats 18A and 18K are missing windows.

Lavatories located behind the seats of the 23rd row may cause inconvenience to passengers of these seats.

Second section of economy class seats consists of 14 rows of seats that also have 3-4-3 configuration. Passengers of the seats of the 30th row will feel comfortable thanks to extra legroom provided by the exit row located in front. However, protrusion of the exit doors restricts the extra legroom of the seats 30a and 30K. Other passengers tend to gather in the area of these seats while waiting to use lavatories causing discomfort to passengers of these seats. As the tray tables are built-in the armrests these seats are a little narrower than standard. Also these seats have no floor storage during take-off and landing. The seats 30BC and 30HJ are designated by KLM as preferred seats to reserve which an extra fee should be paid. Passengers of these seats as well as of the seats 30A and 30K may get cold during the flight by the exits. The seats 30A and 30K are less padded than standard.

The disadvantages of the seats of the 43rd row are: close location of the galley and lavatory and limited recline.

The third section of economy class seats is located behind another exit row.

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Thanks to the exit row located in front the seats of the 50th row offer extra legroom. As the exit doors protrude inside passengers of the seats 50A and 50K will have to angle their legs to fully stretch them. KLM designates the seats 50BC and 50HJ as preferred seats for which an additional fee is charged. The seats of the 50th row have the following disadvantages: reduced width, lack of floor storage during take-off and landing, proximity of the lavatory and the cold from exit doors that passengers may feel during the flight.

Due to position of the bulkhead the seats 52DEFG have limited space for passengers’ legs. Among other disadvantages: location of the galley and lavatories in front, no floor storage during take-off and landing and reduced width because the tray tables and personal TVs are in the armrests making them immovable. However, some passengers prefer to have personal TV in the armrests to have possibility to adjust it easily.

As there are no seats behind the seats 58C and 58H are often bumped by service carts and other passengers passing by.

The noise from the galleys and lavatories located behind will cause discomfort to passengers of the seats 62AB, 62D and 63DEFG, 63JK. Because of limited recline the seats 62AB, 63DEFG and 63JK are considered bad seats.

Second cabin version of the Boeing 777-300ER (77W) V2

This version of Boeing 777-300 operated by KLM may accommodate 408 passengers: 34 in business class, 40 in economy comfort and 334 in the economy class.

Business class seats offer flat bed seats that have 180 degree recline and are located in two sections: firs section consists of 5 rows of seats: 4 rows have 2-2-2 configuration and 1 row has 2-2 configuration. Close location of the galleys and lavatory may cause discomfort to passengers of the seats of the 1st and 5th row. Lack of floor storage during take-off and landing is one more disadvantage of the seats of the 1st row.

The second section of business class seats has only 1 row that contains 6 seats. These seats, the seats of the 6th row have the same disadvantage – proximity of the galleys and lavatory.

Economy comfort consists of 4 rows of seats that have 3-4-3 configuration. The seats of the 10th row are a little narrower than standard and have no floor storage during take-off and landing.

334 seats of the economy class are divided into three sections. Most of the economy class seats have 3-4-3 configuration.

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First section includes 8 rows of seats. Location of the lavatories behind will cause discomfort to passengers of the seats 20G, 20HJK, 21DEFG and 22ABC.

Second section with 14 rows of seats is located behind the exit row. Passengers tend to congregate in the area of the seats 30ABC and 30HJK while waiting to visit lavatories causing discomfort to passengers of these seats. Passengers of the seats 30BC and 30HJ will feel comfortable thanks to additional space for their legs. The legroom of the seats 30A and 30K on the contrary is limited by exit doors. Among other disadvantages of the seats of the 30th row: reduced width and no floor storage during take-off and landing.

Because of the bulkhead position the seats 30DEFG have limited legroom. Also as the tray tables are in the armrests the width of these seats is reduced. Lack of floor storage during take-off and landing is another disadvantage of these seats.

The noise from the galleys and lavatories will cause inconvenience to passengers of the seats of the 43rd row.

The third section of economy class seats is located behind another exit row. The main disadvantages of the seats of the 50th row are: close location of the galleys and lavatories, reduced width and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing. Also, the seats 50A and 50K have limited space for passengers legs due to protrusion of the exit doors. Exit row located in front provides extra legroom for passengers of the seats 50BC and 50HJ.

Due to position of the bulkhead the seats 52DEFG have limited legroom. Location of the galley in front, tray tables built-in the armrests that reduce the seat width and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing are the main disadvantages of these seats.

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Due to missing seats behind the seats 52D and 62H are often bumped by other passengers passing by. Another disadvantage of the seat 62H is location of the galleys behind.

Boeing 777 Klm Seat Chart

Location of the galleys and lavatory behind is the main disadvantage of the seats 62ABC and of the last 63rd row.