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User currently offlineEnglandair From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2000, 2228 posts, RR: 3
Posted (13 years 10 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1176 times:

Do any airlines NOT have a row number 13 because of the number's association with bad luck?

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User currently offlinePrebennorholm From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 6453 posts, RR: 54
Reply 1, posted (13 years 10 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1150 times:

Yes, Icelandair has always had a row #13 on all planes.
There are many more airlines who have row #13.
On a SAS F50 I have seen 13 rows numbered 1-12 and 14. Rediculous!
Have you ever slept in hotel room #13? I guess not.
Best regards, Preben Norholm



Always keep your number of landings equal to your number of take-offs, Preben Norholm
User currently offlineCV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 10 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1137 times:


Hi!

I agree with Preben, row 13 is like having 13 passengers in a flight or the 13th. plane in the take-off line.... 13 is just the number after the 12 and before the 14! Just that!
Regards


User currently offlineFlyVirgin744 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 1313 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (13 years 10 months 6 days ago) and read 1117 times:

One time when I was assigned row 13, it was supposed to be a window seat but I got a wall. Bad luck I guess!  


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User currently offlineCo LITE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 10 months 6 days ago) and read 1111 times:

GOOD QUESTION! I was reading an ASA CL65 chart, and it went 12-14!!! No 13.

User currently offlineZRH From Switzerland, joined Nov 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 35
Reply 5, posted (13 years 10 months 6 days ago) and read 1109 times:

Swissair does not have any row 13, it always goes 12-14!

User currently offlineStarship From South Africa, joined Nov 1999, 1098 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (13 years 10 months 6 days ago) and read 1109 times:

My house number is 13 and I recall my mother saying soon after I moved in that I must immediately remove the brass number from the front door and give the house a name, which is something of a family tradition. However, I left the number on the door - it gets polished regularly and is there for all to see. I don't have a hang-up with # 13. In fact any numerical bad luck I might have had, has involved other numbers.

I seem to recall that I have sat in row 13 on more than one aircraft, but because it was no big deal, the details are hazy.



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User currently offlineMegatop747-412 From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 264 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 10 months 6 days ago) and read 1101 times:

SIA DOES NOT have row 13 at all - apparently, they have row 11, 12 then 14...

BTW, all SQ's Raffles (Business) Class start at row 11, regardless of a/c type and config. Difft economy will always start from row 31 onwards. (First class is from row 1)...


User currently offlineEvilboy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1092 times:

TWA = no row 13

User currently offlineChadU From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1081 times:

I am just getting my PPL. Currently I am a flight nurse. The emergency department I routinely go to has no room 13. You don't want to give patients something else to be concerned with.

User currently offlineNorthStarDC4M From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 3025 posts, RR: 36
Reply 10, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1080 times:
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AirCanada has a row 13 on almost everything in the fleet thats big enough to have 13 rows! (CRJ/Dash 8-300 are smallest that do) in fact they start the economy section on all the larger airliners at row 12!


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User currently offlineRaggi From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 1001 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1071 times:

SAS don`t have row 13 on their 767s


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User currently offlineMattNZ From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 150 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1067 times:

Air New Zealand - has row 13!

User currently offlineCO777/200 From Germany, joined Sep 2000, 56 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 1060 times:

There are a lot of carriers without row thirteen:

AOM, ALITALIA, CATHAY, GARUDA,....


User currently offlineN175dz From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2000, 274 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (13 years 10 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1057 times:

Delta has a row 13 on it's MD-11s and 777s in Bizelite, but not on the 767s, as it only goes up to row 11!!

cheers, Phil.


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