Bobo2196 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 5, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1258 times:
I can not imagine being crammed in a 737 for a transcon flight! I prefer the room of a widebody on long-haul flights. Being stuck in such a narrow tube for such a long time, I WOULD GO CRAZY! I would book myself out of the way or through a hub to avoid being on a narrow body transcon flight!
Bobo2196 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 8, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 1181 times:
the pitch is no different than an AA/UA widebody
Pitch is very important indeed on a transcon flight but being on a widebody gives you a more open and spacious feeling, so you arent so cramped...
In the american publics eyes, long flights are usually associated with widebodies (747,767,something big). When they get to the airport and see a dinky little thing (the 738 isnt all that dinky), the first thought that goes through their mind is "i'm going to be in that little thing for how many hours?" The same thing applies to commuter flights, most people go out of their way to avoid commuters. Their next transcon will probably be on something bigger, if you know what i mean.