29 March 2016

Airbus studies 400 PAX A350-1000 moving lavs and galleys to a lower deck.

Airbus is considering adding a small lower deck to the A350-1000 jet to accommodate lavatories and kitchens.

This is not a new idea as it has been configured in some A330 and A340 as shown in the pictures, depending on cargo storage planned by each airline.

Source: Rafael Reca

Shifting these 'service areas' off the main deck would free up significant amounts of space for more seats in both business class and economy class, Airbus said.

"The average passenger doesn't want to sit next to a lav and doesn't want to sit next to a galley" explained Kiran Rao, Airbus Executive Vice-President for Strategy and Marketing.

Source: Mario Aurich

"As we move these service areas out of the passenger cabin we create space for more seats without compromising on comfort."

"So we are looking to utilize the under-floor area of the A350-1000 for galleys and lavs," Rao said at the launch of the aircraft manufacturer's Airspace cabin concept in London.

The space beneath the passenger deck is typically used for cargo but "on long aircraft you can't fill it all with cargo" Rao said, adding that this could mean larger galleys which would "give the cabin crew a nicer area to work in."

Although the A350-1000 will typically carry 366 passengers, freeing up space occupied by galleys and lavatories could boost the seat count closer to the 400 mark.

Based on the article “Airbus considers split-level layout for A350-1000” published in Australian Business Traveller.


  1. There is significant risk of tripping and falling. Not a good idea at all.

  2. This comment has been removed by the author.

    1. provided stairs pitch is maintained at max 42 degrees or preferably 38 then the risk is low. However picture of stairs looks steeper than this and it is not an inclusive design for disabled or infirm so there will need to be at least one lav on the main deck

    2. provided stairs pitch is maintained at max 42 degrees or preferably 38 then the risk is low. However picture of stairs looks steeper than this and it is not an inclusive design for disabled or infirm so there will need to be at least one lav on the main deck

  3. Still not buying this. looks like a lot of work for the crew to carry meals and for passengers who are half asleep in the middle of the night.

  4. hot air oven is made with stainless steel and outer made of mild steel with powder coat finish.
    hot air oven manufacturer

  5. hot air oven is made with stainless steel and outer made of mild steel with powder coat finish.
    hot air oven manufacturer

  6. I think it's a great idea. It's a proven concept and I personally love the extra space on the a340-600 that Lufthansa has the bathrooms and galley downstairs. If they can make it better than the current version it will be great

  7. There's an elevator

  8. Looks like a great idea, when compared to the alternatives...

    Slimline seats
    Higher fares
    Smaller pitch seats

    Putting the galley and toilets downstairs is a touch of genius. In most businesses toilets are not on the same floor as you (excluding disabled)


  9. How safe is it for wheelchair, elderly & children to negotiate the stairs in flight in turbulence? Similarly cabin crew trying to serve meals that have to be carried up the stairs! Great idea on the ground with a stationary plane. Stupid idea when you are airborne at 35,000 ft at Mach 0.85!!!

  10. Very helpful suggestions that help in the optimizing website.
    I really like you post.Thanks for sharing.
    Gclub จีคลับ
    gclub casino

  11. عزيزي العميل شركة الصفرات افضل شركة عزل اسطح بالرياض
    ذلك لاننا نستعمل افضل مواد العزل
    كما لدينا عمال لديهم الخبره والكفاءه العالية
    نقوم بالعزل الحراري والمائي والفوم
    شركة الصفرات لعزل الاسطح

  12. I would like to use the Airbus service to add a small deck to the A350-1000 to accommodate the toilet and kitchen. บาคาร่าออนไลน์

  13. Every word this blog helps me to give detail to me.Thank you for such a nice blog.

  14. Thanks for the informations you shared!! I hope you will continue to have similar posts to share with everyone!

  15. Acquiring Custom Assignment Writing Services from a credible firm like Legitimate Assignment Writing Company ensures that you attain excellence, especially in your College Assignment Writing Services endeavors, which can be challenging in many instances.

  16. CASA98 บริการ แทงบอลออนไลน์ แทงบอลเดี่ยว บอลเต็ง บอลสเต็ป
    สมัคร casa98

  17. If you are stuck with your Law assignment then in this case you can opt for our Law Assignment Help. we provide the bestBest law assignment writing service UK.We also provideTaxation Law Homework Help for students across the globe. for more information contact us +16692714848.

  18. Mumbai Escorts is the most beautiful Call Girl escort service source in Mumbai at very low-cost rates or photos available on whatsapp. High Profile Russian Escorts and Sexy Call Girls in Mumbai in call and out Call 24*7
    Independent Call Girls in Kolkata | Russian Escorts in Kolkata | Collage Call Girls in Kolkata | Celebrity Escorts in Kolkata | Call Girls Kolkata Whatsapp No
    Kolkata Escorts Whatsapp Phone Number | Kolkata Escorts Phone Number | High Class Kolkata Escorts | http://www.priyaescorts.in/kolkata-escorts.html

  19. ยินดีต้อนรับสู่ UPLAY365.COM เว็บพนันออนไลน์ All In One ที่รวมเว็บพนันออนไลน์อันดับ 1 ไว้ที่เดียวกันมากที่สุด ไม่ว่าจะเป็น เกมส์ไพ่ ที่เป็นที่นิยม เช่นบาคาร่า แบล็คแจ็ค เสือมังกร หรือจะเป็น รูเล็ต สล็อตออนไลน์ คีโน โป๊กเกอร์ forex ไก่ชน เกมส์ยิงปลา แทงบอล แทงบาส เทนนิส ESPORT แทงมวยไทย และอื่นๆอีกมากมาย พร้อมเทคโนโลยีชั้นนำจากผู้ผลิตซอฟต์แวร์เกมส์ระดับโลก ความน่าเชื่อถือได้มาเป็นอันดับ 1 สามารถเล่นได้ทั้งบนคอมพิวเตอร์ , มือถือ ระบบ android และ IOS *คาสิโนออนไลน์ : สามารถเลือกเล่นกับคาสิโนชั้นนำดังนี้ SexyBaccarat, AG Casino, GOLD Casino, SA Casino, W88 Casino, D88 Casino, WM Casino, GD Casino เป็นต้น *แทงบอล : U กีฬา (U SPORTS) , S กีฬา (S SPORTS) มั่นใจได้เลยว่า อัตราการจ่ายค่าน้ำดีที่สุดต้อง uplay365 เหมาะสำหรับทั้งนักพนันมืออาชีพและ มือใหม่ โดยทางเรามีพนักงานคอยสอนเรื่องการแทงบอลเบื้องต้น แทงง่าย อัตราจ่ายดี *สล็อตออนไลน์ ,เกมส์ยิงปลา : JOKER123,PLAYTECH และอื่นๆ อีกมากมาย ทั้งหมดนี้ สามารถเล่นได้ใน 1 ยูสเซอร์เท่านั้น สนใจสมัครสมาชิกรับเครดิตฟรี สามารถสมัครได้ตนเองที่หน้าเว็บ หรือติดต่อ Callcenter โดย ทางเรามีพนักงานไว้บริการและแก้ปัญหา ตลอด 24 ชั่วโมง สอบถามข้อมูลเพิ่มเติมได้กับแอดมินได้ตลอด 24 ชม.ค่ะ

    AS Casino
    EVO Club

  20. Emergency Cash Loans Hello Everybody, My name is Mrs. Phyllis Sue South. I live in UK London and i am a happy woman today? and i told my self that any lender that rescue my family from our poor situation, i will refer any person that is looking for loan to him, he gave me happiness to me and my family, i was in need of a loan of $350,000.00 to start my life all over as i am a single mother with 2 kids I met this honest and GOD fearing man loan lender that help me with a loan of $350,000.00 U.S. Dollar, he is a GOD fearing man, if you are in need of loan and you will pay back the loan please contact him tell him that is Mrs. Phyllis Sue South that refer you to him. contact Dr. James Eric via email: financialserviceoffer876@gmail.com Whats-App +918929509036

  21. If you want to activate prime video on your gadget then you need to follow a couple of steps. Just you need to visit Primevideo.com/mytv and enter the superb video actuation code of your gadget to get access. To see the substance of the Amazon prime video the main thing you need to do is to buy in to the amazon prime video. You can pick any membership plan according to your decision to transfer prime video in Canada. In case you are now enlisted or have a record on prime video Canada then you can basically follow the technique referenced here.
    More info :- www.amazon.com/mytv
    primevideo.com mytv