Re: Singapore Airlines The A340 vs 777 saga continues

Date:         27 Aug 99 16:25:27 
From:         "Russell Short" <>
Organization: The Internet Group Ltd
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JF Mezei <> wrote:
> I do understand the issue of the walls next to windows being more at an
> angle on the A340 than on the 777, but I do not understant why anyone
> would want to claim that the ceiling in the middle of the cabin would be
> lower on the A340.  Are there any facts to back this up ?

There indeed is more headroom on the A340 compared to the 777, but you have
to take out the centreline stowage bins to get it! Above the aisles, though,
the 777 has more clearance. Also under the overhead baggage bins when
they're shut.