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Does UA Still Have Any Old Seats?  
User currently offlineUAL1837 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (11 years 9 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3246 times:

I should know this, since I'm a United brat, but does United still have any of the old seats (square top seats in econ. w/out headrests; grey leather seats in first) in any airplanes anymore? All I've flown in the last year or so is an A319, an A320, a 747-400, and five 777s, they've all had the new seats.

Thanks for any help!

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User currently offlineFLY777UAL From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4512 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (11 years 9 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3233 times:

The 767-200 fleet still has ALL of the old seats (F, C, Y), and the ex-Shuttle 737's all have the old Y seats.

F L Y 7 7 7 U A L


User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39906 posts, RR: 75
Reply 2, posted (11 years 9 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3225 times:

I think some of the United 767-200s still has them.
I flew IAD-SFO last year that had them.

I also own a pair of United seats in my living room. I bought them at a thrift shop here in San Francisco for $15.00.  Smokin cool


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User currently offlineGaruda From Indonesia, joined Nov 2000, 584 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (11 years 9 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3168 times:

I flew N608UA and N601UA last August. Both still have the old seats that you've mentioned, in all three classes.

JA


User currently offlineKaiTakFan From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1588 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (11 years 9 months 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3142 times:

Superfly, having a set of old UA seats is way cool! I would love to have some one day!!

I also think that some of the 737s MIGHT still have the old leather f class seats. I have also flown on some pretty nasty 757's the past year. Cant really recall if they had the old seats since I just came in from London with a horrible hangover. Sorry I cant help more on that!


User currently offlineUA744Flagship From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 9 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3101 times:

Every aircraft has the "new" seats designed by BE Aerospace (the 747s and 777-internationals have even "newer" seats designed by Rumboldt, UK - the First Suite, with the 767-300-internationals having the "old new" infl F seats designed by BE), with the exception of:

737 Classics - All
767-200 fleet - All
757 fleet - about 1/3 of it is lacking the seats, but these are being steadily outfitted with new seats and Decor 5.6 as they go through heavy maintenance


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