Narrow-Body (Aircraft) – Glossary Definition

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What is a Narrow-Body Aircraft?

A narrow-body aircraft is a plane (aircraft) with one aisle down the center.

A narrow-body aircraft is also known as a single-aisle aircraft. It is the opposite of a wide-body (twin-aisle) aircraft.

More on Narrow-Body Planes

Narrow-body airplanes usually are distinguished by having only one aisle running through the main cabin. On the largest of the narrow-body planes, you’ll have a 3+3 seating arrangement, but they can also be 2+2, 2+3, 1+2, 1+3, and even 1+1.

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