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User currently offline767er From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 1092 posts, RR: 4
Posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 4421 times:

I have just come acrosss www.seatmap.com and wondering its accuracy!!!!!!

I noticed you cannot do a search for Y for SQ which makes sense as they do not pre allocate seats. Any other quirks about this seat.

Otherwise i thought it was great!!!!!!!

Brent


Aircraft flown:F27,Viscount. EMB120, SAAB340, ATR70, 737-200.737-300,DC8, DC10,747-100,747-200,747-300,747-400, A320, A3
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User currently offlineYoungDon From United States of America, joined May 2001, 414 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 4395 times:

I like it...

Have you ever been to seatguru.com?

Don


User currently offlineYoungDon From United States of America, joined May 2001, 414 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 4368 times:

How exactly, btw, do you read Galileo data?

Don


User currently offline767er From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 1092 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 4355 times:

Don

Galileo is okay to read once you know the codes mean. I have lost my brreakdown of the codes..sorry.

seat guru is only avaliable for US airlines I think.



Aircraft flown:F27,Viscount. EMB120, SAAB340, ATR70, 737-200.737-300,DC8, DC10,747-100,747-200,747-300,747-400, A320, A3
User currently offlineYoungDon From United States of America, joined May 2001, 414 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 4337 times:

Does anyone know what the codes mean?

User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8906 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 4297 times:

I really like this site. On a few US Airways flights I'm going on in a few weeks, there are 14/16, 15/16, and 12/12 seats in First Class still available, so I stand a good chance to upgrade.

Jeff


User currently offlineMika From Sweden, joined Jul 2000, 2881 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 4279 times:

Pardon my ignorance but what am i supposed to put in "Class"? What are the different classes called?

User currently offlineYoungDon From United States of America, joined May 2001, 414 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 4269 times:

go to this website to learn all you need to know about the Galileo codes

http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/people/edelman/travel/galileo/

Don


User currently offlinePilottim747 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1607 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4053 times:

As far as accuracy it looks like this site gives you the same information a travel agent sees. It isn't, however, what the airline sees so it's not always accurate. Only the airline will see the exact number of seats and if the flight is oversold.

pilottim747



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User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Reply 9, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 4013 times:

How real time is the information? What is Etour?

User currently offlineStrickerje From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 723 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3988 times:

Classes -
First: F
Business: J
Coach: Y

I compared these maps to the seat maps on the airline websites, and most of them matched almost perfectly. Those that weren't the same only had a discrepancy of one or two seats. This is good because it gives seat maps for airlines that don't publish seat maps on their websites. Overall, this site seems to be very good.


User currently offline9V-SPF From Germany, joined Sep 2001, 1375 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3911 times:

Thank you very much for posting that link.
This kind of site is exactly what I was searching for for a long time.
I just found out that I had a lot of luck by reserving some good seats on my DL flight from FRA to ATL in September as there are very few window seats left.
And when you´re checking some transatlantic flights during the next few days, business doesn´t seem t to be too bad at this time...

Daniel


User currently offlineContinental From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5519 posts, RR: 18
Reply 12, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3718 times:

I typed in E for coach! I like this site, it's very informing, and you can tell who's gonna sit by you in a few days when you go to fly!

co


User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Reply 13, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 3618 times:

Re-the seat map how can it show seats occupied a month ahead? These are not reserved seats as there is another icon for that. So what does this mean exactly? Can anybody confirm some random flights with an actual CRS?

User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Reply 14, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 3606 times:

And what do the letters "L" and "R" next to the class designator mean? Are there any other letters?

User currently offlineQatarAirways From Qatar, joined Sep 2008, 0 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3508 times:

I didn't find it accurate at all for my Qatar Airways flight. It showed 20 something passengers on my Doha to London flight a couple of days before the flight. In reality there were near 200 passengers on the flight.

User currently offlinePilottim747 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1607 posts, RR: 5
Reply 16, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3336 times:

I had my mother (travel agent) check it with Worldspan CRS for two flights coming up this weekend. The flights were both Northwest operated by Mesaba flights, an Avro RJ and a Saab 340. The info on the website was the same thing that she could find in her CRS.
Don't take this information as completely accruate, however. As QatarAirways pointed out, there can be huge differences. The airlines aren't going to release the whole truth about their bookings even through CRS. Some airlines will also be more accurate than others, I'd guess US and European are probably the safest.

pilottim747



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User currently offlineBeno From Australia, joined Aug 2002, 428 posts, RR: 4
Reply 17, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3323 times:

Any chance of finding out regos for any of the flights?

User currently offline767er From Australia, joined Apr 2001, 1092 posts, RR: 4
Reply 18, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 3306 times:

That is pretty impossible unless you know someone at the airline concerned.


Aircraft flown:F27,Viscount. EMB120, SAAB340, ATR70, 737-200.737-300,DC8, DC10,747-100,747-200,747-300,747-400, A320, A3
User currently offlineLMML 14/32 From Malta, joined Jan 2001, 2565 posts, RR: 6
Reply 19, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3255 times:

didn't find it accurate at all for my Qatar Airways flight. It showed 20 something passengers on my Doha to London flight a couple of days before the flight. In reality there were near 200 passengers on the flight.


The numbers next to the class code are not the actual seats left. The largest number is 7 the smallest is 1. They are only an indication of the flight status and differ from one destination to another, even on the same airline. For example a destination where there are a considerable number of no shows, the flight may be overbooked but still showing as saleable.


User currently offlineQatarAirways From Qatar, joined Sep 2008, 0 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 3136 times:

LMML,

I understand this as I have a relative who owns a travel agency and I learned a little about the systems. I was talking about the actual seat map.


User currently offlineSegmentKing From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3066 times:

most airlines do not allow advance seat assignment.... so don't trust a seat map if your life depended on it! (for load information)

-n


User currently offlineBoieng747-400 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3050 times:

Hi guys,
Thanks for the link it just made me phone up an airline. At the counter the lady told me there wasn't any window seats left anymore, looking at the seatmap here I saw there were some. Funny enough when I phoned the airline up the girl gave me the possibilities which were shown free on the seat map. Thanks for posting the link! Just made me avoid 8 hours cramped in the middle and got my a window seat!

Tim


User currently offlineFanoftristars From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1609 posts, RR: 5
Reply 23, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2796 times:

I just checked my flight to HNL from LAX and it says we have a tripple 7 for the way there, and a 767-300 on the way back. Expedia says that it's a 777 both ways. Who is right? Flight 53, LAX-HNL June 21, Flight 54 HNL-LAX June 26.


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User currently offlineElal106 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 975 posts, RR: 4
Reply 24, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2798 times:

I saw the exact same seating arrangements both with swiss and american airlines as they did when i was on the phone arranging my seats...moments after they gave me my seating arrangements it showed up on the chart online. very acurate for me i'd say!!

25 Alexchao : Fanoftristars: I'm assuming that you're on UA 53 and UA 54? Anyway, I checked with both the webite and Expedia.com. They both show 777 for UA 53 and 7
26 Samurai 777 : I checked out seatmaps.com - and I love this site! But I want to know is this: How accurate is it with Air Canada and other Canadian carriers? However
27 SegmentKing : the system uses a GDS, such as Galileo, Worldspan, Sabre, etc to put up a seat map. It does NOT show blocked seats or unavailable seats.. just generic
28 Wimpycol : The seatmap feature doesn't seem to work, at least for me. I type in all the information needed (flight #, date, fare class, dep/des city, etc...) to
29 Post contains images Fanoftristars : OK, so it looks like in my case seatmap.com is correct. UA's pdf timetable show's it a 777, and when I booked on expedia it showed a 777. The e mail t
30 UN_B732 : What does it mean like Y--- is tha tthe amount of people. -Transaero Boeing 737-200
31 SegmentKing : That shows a limited amount of seats available. Most GDS's offer 3 numbers for each bucket, well 4: 1) 9's across the board (Y9 B9 M9 K9..), 2) 7's ac
32 BR715-A1-30 : When I tried it, It said that the seat map option was not available. Is this just temporary or has everybody else gotten it.
33 Ual767ord : I have the same problem.
34 Wimpycol : The seatmap feature doesn't seem to work, at least for me. I type in all the information needed (flight #, date, fare class, dep/des city, etc...) to
35 Salvation : It works on and off in regards to the seat map feature. Certain airlines may not be listed though so it depends on what particular airline you choose.
36 Post contains links Wimpycol : yes it works! wahooooooooo Very good SITE indeed!!! Check these sites about service on board with good background info. on different seats!!! http://W
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