Austrian Airlines 3-D seat map
Credit: Austrian Airlines/Renacen

Last week, Austrian Airlines introduced a 3-D seat map feature. Instead of simply scrolling over a 2-D image of the plane, potential flyers on Austrian Airlines routes flown by Boeing 777s can now see their seats in 3-D before booking them on the Austrian Airlines website. See the image above for a better sense of what that means. The move comes after Austrian’s Star Alliance partner United began offering a 3-D seat map on its website for flyers on its CRJ-550s.

Overall, this is great news for consumers. It seems that more and more airlines will be offering 3-D seat maps, which of course will make it easier for flyers to choose which seats are best for them. The 3-D seat map trend could even make sites like SeatGuru obsolete unless they step up their games.

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1 Comment On "Austrian Airlines and United Are Now Offering 3-D Seat Maps"
  1. Steve|

    Unfortunately, I cannot access the seating for Austrian Airlines. I bought tickets several months ago and told I could only select seats once we arrive at the airport. Never had this issue with anybody else and I have been flying since 1968! TERRIBLE policy!

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