Cabin layout & comfort
Airbus’ A340-500 has a fuselage that measures 67.9 metres from nose to tail. Its right-sized 222-inch fuselage cross-section gives airlines the cabin flexibility to match market requirements, from premium seating to economy class layouts in seven-, eight- and nine-abreast layouts. A typical cabin for the A340-500 is designed to comfortably seat around 300 passengers.
4-abreast – 27in seat cushion
6-abreast – 22in seat cushion
Premium economy : 7-abreast – 20in seat cushion
Standard economy: 8-abreast – 18.1in seat cushion
High efficiency: 9-abreast – 16.7in seat cushion