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Been On Same Plane Same Seat More Than Once?  
User currently offlineinitious From Singapore, joined Dec 2008, 1054 posts, RR: 15
Posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 4154 times:

Hello fellow a.netters!

I would like to see if any of you guys have flown an airplane more than once - and in the same seat!

For me, I just flew BKK-SIN today on TG and it was changed to an A346 from the scheduled A345. I was in seat 12A. To my surprise, I saw HS-TNC at the gate, the plane that flew me BKK-PVG and PVG-BKK both on seat 12A. In summary, I've flown HS-TNC thrice and all 3 times I was in seat 12A. Any of you had such an interesting encounter before? It's kinda creepy when you come to think of it, though. However, it does give you some kind of "homely" feeling when you've flown a few times in exactly the same airplane seat.

Regards,
Daniel


One way I will fly around the world!
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User currently offlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17060 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4139 times:

Yep, and even on the same route and same flight number!

Have flown on G-CIVL twice on BA279 (LHR-LAX) both times in seat 37A.



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User currently offlineplaneguy727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1244 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 4120 times:

I've had this experience several times. Here's one example:

US Piedmont livery a/c (A319), seat 3A (LGA-DCA, DCA-LGA, DEN-PHL, LGA-CLT)



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User currently offlineHarpAndShamrock From Ireland, joined Mar 2011, 133 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 4093 times:

BHX-ZRH-BXH in the same seat on the same Helvetic F100. For some reason Swiss won't let you choose your own seat for web check in on flights operated by Helvetic (although they do take into account the preferences you made (Window or Aisle) at booking) and on both of my flights, some 4 days apart, I was given the left side window seat 1 row behind the exit. First thing I noticed sitting down the second time was that they didnt tighten the wobbly recline on it in those 4 days!


2011 so far: LX (4), FR (2), EI (2), BE (2) - 4004 miles
User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11638 posts, RR: 60
Reply 4, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4049 times:

So far I've found about 40 stubs for seat 2D on Air Southwest. I've not tallied it up per aircraft, but proportionally it means I must have sat on the same seat on the same aircraft up to 13 times.


Dan  



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User currently offlineeicvd From Ireland, joined Mar 2008, 2152 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4041 times:

I did, just over a month ago. I flew on EI-DPC a FR 738 from DUB to LGW & back later that day. Cant remember the seat number now but it was definetly the same seat, an F seat down the back.

User currently offlineKingFriday013 From United States of America, joined May 2007, 1296 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4024 times:

When I flew the final scheduled DL DC-9-30 flights back on Labor Day last year, I was on the same aircraft for both legs DTW-EWR and the return (obviously). However I sat in 13B on both flights. I was supposed to be in 13F on the return but a family decided to take the row (I didn't particularly want to sit next to two very young children either) so I ended up in the same seat as on the earlier flight.

-J.



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User currently offlinedumbell2424 From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 918 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 4010 times:
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Quoting KingFriday013 (Reply 6):
scheduled

key word there  

I've flown in the same seat on N188DN, 23A, almost 3 years separate from each other


User currently offlineIBERIA747 From Spain, joined Aug 2003, 1831 posts, RR: 58
Reply 8, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 3990 times:

There are 3 Iberia A340s I have been on more than once. Seat numbers were never the same, though.

EC-GLE: UIO-GYE-MAD (22A) and MAD-GUA (8L)
EC-HGU: MAD-UIO (7L), MAD-LPA (34A) and LPA-MAD (8C)
EC-HDQ: MAD-ORD (15A) and UIO-GYE-MAD (22L)



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User currently offlineSAAB900 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2007, 487 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3924 times:

21F My favourite window seat when I used to fly Sky Europe B737's on various routes, LTN-BTS-LTN, MAN-BTS-MAN, LTN-KSC-LTN, MAN-KSC-MAN, BTS-KSC-BTS & LTN-TAT.
I miss that airline!!

Dave(SAAB900).


User currently offlineHorizonGirl From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 807 posts, RR: 15
Reply 10, posted (3 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 3892 times:

I've been on WS's 737-700, C-FWCN twice, both in seat 15F. First, YYZ-YYT, then YYT-YYZ on the way back!  


Devon



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User currently offline747LUVR From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 394 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (3 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 3719 times:

Flew VH-OEJ from LAX-SYD, then 3 weeks later, flew her on the return back SYD-LAX....diff seats though. Was still great to fly her both ways across the Pacific

User currently offlineairtrainer From Belgium, joined Aug 2003, 1557 posts, RR: 12
Reply 12, posted (3 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 3707 times:

In january, I flew CRL-VLC on FR. I was on seat 8A, then two days later when I saw that the same aircraft would bring me home I intentionally sat in 8A...
Back in 2005 I flew BRU-LIS on TP and found on the way back that I was on the same aircraft and on the same seat randomly given at check-in.
I've also flow on 9M-MRB (MH 772) twice last year, first time KUL-BKI and second time KUL-CDG two weeks later but on a different seat.
I think that's all.



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User currently offlinefalstaff From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 6084 posts, RR: 29
Reply 13, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 3682 times:
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Quoting B747forever (Reply 1):
Yep, and even on the same route and same flight number!

I did that many times on NW DC-9s DTW-STL in the 2000s.



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User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 6173 posts, RR: 30
Reply 14, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 3648 times:
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This December I flew EZE-FRA on D-ABVP, LH 510, seat 83A, would have to meet a colleague in FRA for an hour and board LH 498 FRA-MEX. Turned out to be D-ABVP and I was seated again on 83A.


MGGS
User currently offlinegingersnap From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2010, 893 posts, RR: 5
Reply 15, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 3626 times:

Back in 2004, I flew EMA-ALC returning 1 week later.

Both legs were flown by G-BRIG during it's identity crisis.


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I've also flown on the following more than once
G-OGBD (WW 733)
G-BVZE (WW 735)
G-VLIP (VS 744)
G-VROS (VS 744)
G-VROC (VS 744)
G-VRUM (VS 742)
G-JEDI (BE Q400)



Flown on: A306 A319/20/21 A332 B732/3/4/5/7/8 B742/4 B752 B762/3 B772/W C152 E195 F70/100 MD-82 Q400
User currently offlineQuokka From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3616 times:

I flew to and from MAD with EK aboard an A340-300, in seat 2K. The registration was A6-ERO in both directions - see trip reports:
We're Off To Sunny Spain: EK Per-MAD (by Quokka Sep 5 2010 in Trip Reports)
We're Off To Sunny Spain: Part 2 EK MAD-PER (by Quokka Sep 22 2010 in Trip Reports)


User currently onlineUltimateDelta From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2111 posts, RR: 6
Reply 17, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3599 times:

I'm not even gonna bother to count how many times I've been in 10A or 4D on Midwest's 717s...but it was a lot. Not sure how it breaks down between the aircraft (I managed to catch 23 out of the 25- all but N902ME and N928ME), but I'm sure there are several cases of that.


Midwest Airlines- 1984-2010
User currently offlineisitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 23
Reply 18, posted (3 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3587 times:

To answer the lead Q, yeah...a few times. I like 7A in Y on DC-9s and 4A or 4B in F on anything with four F rows.
safe



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User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 22
Reply 19, posted (3 years 4 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 3444 times:

Quite a few times on the same CO airplane, and recently on the same aircraft and same seat for both flighs of an out and back, Monday and Friday.


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User currently onlineYflyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1012 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (3 years 4 months 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 3442 times:

There was a time when I was flying between MHR and HIO on my employer's ERJ135 corporate shuttle on a weekly basis. There are six planes in the fleet, I've been on all of them multiple times, and I usually end up sitting in the last few rows. Based on that I'm sure I've been in the same seat on the same plane on many occasions. I don't think it's ever happened on a commercial flight, though. I don't fly commercially enough for that to happen.

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