Iberia Fleet Airbus A340-600 Details and Pictures. On current fleet, Iberia operates 17 wide-body aircrafts Airbus A340-600.
Airbus A340-600 is the longest modification of A340 family.
Flying range is up to 14600 kilometers, maximum capacity is 250 passengers.
The airplane Airbus A340-600 represents turbofan low-winged aircraft of semimonocoque construction.
The wing is sweep and has thickened construction thanks to which are increased internal volumes for fuel.
The airplane’s body is made of integral panels that allowed not only to simplify construction and reduce the weight but also to reduce number of possible sections of depressurization.
Airbus A340-600 is equipped with powerful engines Rolls-Royce Trent 556.
Airbus A340-600 Iberia Aircraft Fleet Data and Registration Number
|24 Jun 2003
|27 Aug 2003
|Julio Romero de Torres
|6 Oct 2003
|6 Oct 2004
|9 Nov 2004
|Ignacio de Zuloaga
|24 Nov 2004
|27 Jan 2005
|25 Feb 2005
|10 Jun 2005
|18 Oct 2005
|Santiago Ramón y Cajal
|10 Feb 2006
|24 Apr 2006
|29 Sep 2009
|1 Jul 2009
|26 Mar 2010
|16 Jul 2010
|Ciudad de México
Iberia Fleet Airbus A340-600 Cabin Interior Class Configuration and Seats Layout
Iberia operates 2 cabin version of Airbus A340-600.
First version aircraft operates on long-haul routes with 46 seats in Business Plus, and 300 seats in Economy Class, which Iberia refers to as Tourist Class.
All the flat bed seats in Business Class have direct access to the aisle.
Second version of Iberia Airbus A340-600 aircraft operates on long-haul routes with 36 Business Plus Class seats, 23 Premium Economy Class seats and 296 seats in Economy Class, which Iberia refers to as Tourist Class.
Business Plus features seats which transform to fully-flat beds and each has direct access to the aisle.
Business class aboard Iberia’s A340-600 consisted of a single large cabin with a total of 46 seats.
There were 12 rows with four seats each in a staggered 1–2–1 configuration — the first row didn’t have a middle section at all.
These seats were a model called Solstys, manufactured by Stelia Aerospace (the company created by the merger of Aerolia and Sogerma).
The seats along the outside walls of the cabin were staggered so that some had a wide armrest on the aisle with the chair portion closer to the wall, while the others had their larger armrest on the wall with just a narrow one separating them from the aisle.
That wide armrest contained the footwell of the seat behind when it was in lie-flat mode.
In the center section, meanwhile, rows also alternated. In some, the seats were separated by their wide armrests with their chairs right on the aisle.
The seats in the other rows were positioned close together with the larger armrests separating them from the aisle and just a narrow armrest between them — they’re typically referred to as “sweetheart seats” because of the close quarters, and are better for couples.
Seat Map and Seating Chart Iberia Airbus A340-600 V1
First version of Airbus A340-600 is the most common in Iberia fleet among two versions.
This airplane is used during long-haul flights.
This version offers 46 flat bed seats of business class and 300 seats of economy class.
Business Plus class consists of 12 rows of seats.
These seats have 180 degrees recline.
The noise from the galleys and lavatory may represent a problem for passengers of the seats 1A and 1L and for passengers of the last 12th row.
Passengers traveling with babies are often seated on the seats 2E and 2G as these seats offer bassinet locations.
Economy class seats are located in three sections separated from each other with exit rows.
Most of the economy class seats have 2-4-2 configuration.
First section consists of 11 rows of seats.
Due to the exit row in front the seats 14AC and 14JL have extra legroom.
Among disadvantages: close location of the galleys and lavatories, reduced width and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing.
Because of the position of the bulkhead the seats 15DEGH have limited legroom.
These seats may have no floor storage during take-off and landing.
For passengers with babies these seats offer bassinet locations.
The second section of economy class seats include 15 rows.
Passengers of the seats 25AC and 25JL will take advantage of extra space for their legs.
Missing windows , lack of floor storage during take-off and landing make the seats 25A and 25L bad seats.
Congregation of passengers near lavatories and limited recline are the main disadvantages of the seats 38AC, 38 JL and 39DEGH.
The third section of economy class seats has 14 rows.
Passengers of the seats 40AC and 40JL will feel comfortable thanks to extra legroom.
As the tray tables are in the armrests the width of these seats is slightly reduced.
Other passengers tend to gather in the area of these seats while waiting to use lavatories thus causing discomfort to passengers of these seats.
Also these seats may have no floor storage during take-off and landing.
The seats 41DEGH have the following disadvantages: limited legroom, location of the galley in front and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing.
Due to missing seats behind the seats 50D and 50H are often bumped by other passengers and service carts passing by.
As there is no seat in front the seat 52D offers extra legroom.
But proximity of the galleys and lavatories will cause discomfort for passengers of this seat and of the seat 52H.
The seats 52AC, 52JL and 53DEH are considered bad seats due to limited recline and close location of the lavatories and galleys.
Seat Map and Seating Chart Iberia Airbus A340-600 V2
Second version of Airbus A340-600 operated by Iberia may transport 342 passengers in tow classes: business and economy.
Business class consists of 42 angle-flat seats that have 170 degrees recline.
These seats are located in 7 rows per 6 in each.
Each row has 2-2-2 configuration of seats.
Location of the galleys and lavatory in front will cause discomfort to passengers’ of the seats 1C, 1DH and 1J.
The only disadvantage of the seats 6A and 6L are misaligned windows.
The noise from the galleys and lavatories located behind the seats 7C, 7DH and 7J will cause inconvenience to passengers’ of these seats.
Behind business class seats 300 standard seats of economy class are located.
The seats of the economy class have 2-4-2 configuration.
Economy class is divided into three sections.
First section consists of 11 rows.
Passengers of the seats 10AC, 10JL and 11DEGH will take advantage of extra legroom.
However, these seats have also some disadvantages: the tray tables are built-in the armrests making them immovable and thus reducing the width of these seats a little.
Also these seats have no floor storage during take-off and landing. Close location of the galleys may cause discomfort as well.
Due to the exit row located behind the seats of the 21st row are less reclining than standard.
Second section of economy class seats includes 15 rows.
The seats of the 22nd row are a little narrower than standard and have no floor storage during take-off and landing.
Also, the seat 22A and 22L have limited space for passengers’ legs due to protrusion of the exit doors inside.
The best seats of the economy class are the seats 22C, 22DEGH and 22J.
Passengers of these seats will feel comfortable thanks to extra legroom.
The seats 23A and 23 L are considered bad seats because of missing windows.
Proximity of the lavatories and limited recline are the main disadvantages of the seats 35AC, 35JK and 36DEGH.
The third section has 14 rows of seats.
The main disadvantages of the seats 37AC, 37JL and 38DEGH are: congregation of passengers in the area of these seats in order to visit lavatories, reduced width as the tray tables are in the armrests making them immovable and lack of floor storage during take-off and landing.
Also, the seats 37A and 37L have reduced legroom because the exit doors protrude inside.
Passengers of the seats 37C, 37J and 38DEGH on the contrary will take advantage of additional space for their legs.
Because of configuration change of the seats from 4 to 3, the seats 47D and 47H are often bumped by service carts but the seats 48D and 48H have limited legroom.
Also the seats 48D and 48H are a little narrower than standard.
The noise from the galleys and lavatories located behind and limited recline make the seats 49AC, 49JL and 50DEH bad seats.
Airbus A340-600 Iberia Aircraft Fleet Inflight Amenities and On-Board Services Information
- Audio. The audio selections for both Business and Economy Class offer 200 music channels.
- Video. Both Business Plus and Economy Class offer individual TV screens with more than 50 films in different languages and close to 80 choices for TV series and documentaries.
- AC Power. Each Business Plus and Economy Class seat has a 110v AC power port. All seats on this aircraft also have access to a USB port at their seat.
- Internet. This aircraft has Wi-Fi and GSM texting capability.
- Food. On long-haul flights, both classes are offered complimentary meals.
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