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Question On AA MD80 Coach  
User currently offlineSoxfan From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 870 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4738 times:

Hi Everyone,

I have a quick question on AA's MD80s: Are the coach seats in all of the aircraft equipped with headrests (i.e. the "new style" seats)? I've seen pictures of some with and some without, and I'm wondering if they're refurbishing, or something else.

Thanks!

Soxfan  Smile


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User currently offlineLMP737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (5 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4700 times:

AA MD-80 coach seats have adjustable headrests.

User currently offlineTranspac787 From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 3217 posts, RR: 16
Reply 2, posted (5 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4669 times:



Quoting LMP737 (Reply 1):
AA MD-80 coach seats have adjustable headrests.

The original AA birds do, yes. The ex-TW birds do not.

Quoting Soxfan (Thread starter):
Are the coach seats in all of the aircraft equipped with headrests

Unfortunately since the AA and ex-TW birds are all now in an identical configuration, you won't know which type you're on until you're on the plane itself. Also as far as I know, the AA-original birds are the only ones with power ports in coach, the ex-TW's don't have them.


User currently offlineJacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 14968 posts, RR: 59
Reply 3, posted (5 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 4640 times:



Quoting Transpac787 (Reply 2):
Also as far as I know, the AA-original birds are the only ones with power ports in coach, the ex-TW's don't have them.

They have them as well...



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User currently offlineTranspac787 From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 3217 posts, RR: 16
Reply 4, posted (5 years 10 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 4616 times:



Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 3):
They have them as well...

No they don't....


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User currently offlineTommy767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6936 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (5 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4600 times:

It's been a rare event to have non winged headrests in Y on a Super 80. All ex-twa birds don't have them. But, in my experience in the schedules if your plane shows up as an "M83" you have a greater chance of getting an ex-twa machine.


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User currently offlineAtrude777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5702 posts, RR: 52
Reply 6, posted (5 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4574 times:



Quoting Transpac787 (Reply 2):
The original AA birds do, yes. The ex-TW birds do not.

I flew on an ex TWA bird that actually had the headrest.

I was shocked to see a TWA regi and get on board to see a AA interior cabin.

Alex



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