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No Advanced Seats On UA?

Mon Aug 26, 2002 12:20 am

I am flying to SFO next week from CDG. Got my seat for that one no problem. However, for my trip back via ORD (SFO-ORD then ORD CDG) I could not get seat assignment on the web nor when I called UA. I was told that the seats were blocked and would be assigned only at the airport.
What is the reason for blocking seats ? Does this mean that no one has been assigned seats or simply that the percentage of seats made available in advance have all been taken ?
any infos would be appreciated.
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RE: No Advanced Seats On UA?

Mon Aug 26, 2002 10:44 am

The percentage of seats that where open for pre-assignment are gone. Someone from rez could probalbly tell you exactly but I think UA only opens 30% of the airplane for pre-assignment.
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RE: No Advanced Seats On UA?

Mon Aug 26, 2002 10:51 am

UALPHLCS is correct.

Only a small percentage of the seats on United's flights can have advanced seat assignments.

United Express flights do not have advanced seat assignments at all.

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RE: No Advanced Seats On UA?

Mon Aug 26, 2002 10:57 am

How long has that been the policy? I remember getting advanced seat assignments for a UAex flight between IAD and RDU.... 2A on a CRJ... but that was a few years ago.
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RE: No Advanced Seats On UA?

Mon Aug 26, 2002 11:00 am

Not completely true about United Express flights not having advance seat assignments, I'm travelling ATL-IAD on UA Express and have been pre assigned seats by Reservations in Sydney.

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