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MD-88 Vs MD-90 Seating  
User currently offlinejetblueguy22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2808 posts, RR: 4
Posted (2 years 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 4024 times:
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I recently booked a couple flights on DL. When I was picking my seats I noticed the seating on the aircraft was different. I know they are different types but why is the seating on the MD-90 2-3 while the MD-88 is 3-2? Is it something to do with MD switching it up? If so what reason did they have for doing it?
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User currently offlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 15781 posts, RR: 27
Reply 1, posted (2 years 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 4014 times:

Quoting jetblueguy22 (Thread starter):
Is it something to do with MD switching it up? If so what reason did they have for doing it?

It is an airline choice. Most MD-80s are 2-3 but Delta and Alaska chose 3-2 I believe because it suited their preferred galley configuration better. There may be a few other airlines out there that followed suit, but 3-2 is definitely the exception rather than the rule for the MD-80s. On the MD-90s Delta just did the same as everyone else.



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User currently offlinejetblueguy22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2808 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (2 years 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 4013 times:
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Quoting BMI727 (Reply 1):
It is an airline choice. Most MD-80s are 2-3 but Delta and Alaska chose 3-2 I believe because it suited their preferred galley configuration better. There may be a few other airlines out there that followed suit, but 3-2 is definitely the exception rather than the rule for the MD-80s. On the MD-90s Delta just did the same as everyone else.

Thanks! I figured it was airline option but I wasn't sure if it had something to do with W&B.
Bue



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User currently offlineDL_Mech From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 1968 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (2 years 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3936 times:

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