I was on a UA flight bound for IAD this week. It was on a
While I was waiting around the gate area, I overheard the
gate agent mentioning that there were 5 pilots in jump-
seats... !!!??? How is it even possible to fit that many
jumpseats in the 777?
After boarding, I soon found 3 of them sitting in the
business section... Guess it wasn't comfortable to sit on
each other's laps in the 5 jumpseats?
One of the
was sitting across the aisle from me, so I asked him if
there were really 5 jumpseats in the cockpit... he acted
annoyed and simply said it was cheaper this way... leaving
me even more confused...
What did he mean by "cheaper"???