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Which Seat You Normally Go For At Economy Class?  
User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9210 posts, RR: 15
Posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 8 hours ago) and read 4228 times:

I always request an aisle seat by the window side, preferably the one at the EMERGENCY EXIT (UNLIMITED SEAT PATCH!!!!!!)

You?

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User currently offlineWidgetBoi From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 1432 posts, RR: 19
Reply 1, posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 4214 times:

Window seat in an emergency exit row Big grin

jeremy


User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9210 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 4208 times:

But the exit itself blocks you

User currently offlineHejja From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2004, 7 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 4203 times:

On a 747 I love the very last row window seat. Only 2 abreast and lots of space between seat and bulkhead. On take off its quite exciting as the plane pitches back and the wings flex 6 feet upwards. Bit noisy but great fun.

User currently offlineTrekster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 4202 times:

any window seat, bulkhead if poss

i know what u mean about being in te last row.

Was on a 330, and could see the wings flex. It was strange, the front was up, and we were still bouncing around on the ground


User currently offlineTg 747-300 From Norway, joined Nov 1999, 1318 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 6 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 4195 times:

I normaly prefear a window seat some place in the back. I also like sitting on the right side. Beeing in the back is best because: It's noisier, you can see the entire cabin and best of all; enjoy the flaps.

You might as why i like to sit on the right, and honestly I don't know. It just feels a little more natural for me.

tg 747-300



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User currently offlineVatveng From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1010 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (10 years 6 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 4156 times:

If on a 717 or other DC-9 variant, I opt for left side window, as there's only 2 seats on that side. If 3+3 seating, either side window.


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User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9210 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (10 years 6 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 4149 times:

I normally choose an aisle seat coz its easier for me to get out.

User currently offlineINNflight From Switzerland, joined Apr 2004, 3767 posts, RR: 60
Reply 8, posted (10 years 6 months 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 4145 times:

Window seat... no matter where, preferably in front or after the wing. I like to see down on the ground.

regards, Florian



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User currently offlineCOAB767 From Guam, joined Nov 2003, 1377 posts, RR: 9
Reply 9, posted (10 years 6 months 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4135 times:

I'll be specific.

Continental Airlines
Boeing 777-200 16A, or 18A
Boeing 767-400 24A
Boeing 757-300 22A (Overwing emergency exit)
Boeing 757-200 16A (Overwing emergency exit)
Boeing 737-800 14A (Overwing emergency exit)

Northwest Airlines
Boeing 747-200G (Beach Market) 15A, 21A (2L emergency exit)
Boeing 747-400 35B
Boeing 757-300 27A (Overwing emergency exit)
Boeing 757-5500 16A (2L emergency exit), 24A
Boeing 757-5600 16A (2L emergency exit), 24A (overwing emergency exit)
McDonnell Douglas DC10-30 18A
McDonnell Douglas DC9 (All Series) 5A




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User currently offlineDl757md From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1562 posts, RR: 17
Reply 10, posted (10 years 6 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4134 times:

I almost always non-rev so I'd have to say.......................an open one. Laugh out loud

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User currently offlineDouglas7Seas From United States of America, joined May 2004, 129 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (10 years 6 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 4127 times:

I am usually on Alaska Air 737s or DC9-80s. I always go as far back as possible (usually the last row or two), and always an isle seat. Back in the "old days" I always loved to sit by the window. Then I had to fly air force charters, DC8-63s, (Flying Tigers, TransAmerica) from So. Cal to the Phillipines and Japan. Having to sit still for 18 plus hours, or crawl over sleeping comrades was NOT good. Cured me of window seat love.

See ya,

John



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User currently offlineHorus From Egypt, joined Feb 2004, 5230 posts, RR: 59
Reply 12, posted (10 years 6 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 4115 times:

Window seats do it for me


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User currently offlineFlyingNanook From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 830 posts, RR: 12
Reply 13, posted (10 years 6 months 3 days ago) and read 4105 times:

I prefer a window on the left side of the plane behind the wing so that I can watch the flaps and thrust reverser (on 737-200) and also not have the wing block my view of the ground below. Yeah, I'm picky.


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User currently offlineWorldoftui From Sweden, joined Aug 2007, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (10 years 6 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 4101 times:

I think I have a slight touch of OCD.

Has to be on the right. Get nervous and sweaty palmed if an seated on the left. Have no idea why!

I prefer a window, and towards the back too. Like to watch the wing flap around during turbulence. Having said that, not adverse to being seated in 1A on the UA 777! Thats of course if I can afford a first class seat!


Mark


User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7110 posts, RR: 12
Reply 15, posted (10 years 6 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4096 times:

The seat by the centre of the Left Wing, so you can get all those great wing views.

User currently offlineEspion007 From Denmark, joined Dec 2003, 1691 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (10 years 6 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 4084 times:

I like sitting pretty far back.Not too far,but far enough to have a good view of the wing and flaps,but while having a good view of the ground


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Of course,who needs to sit in economy when you can be right up in first?

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