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RonE
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El-Al 737-700/800 Seats

Thu Oct 02, 2003 6:25 pm

I'm due to fly with El-Al from Tel-Aviv to Zurich and back on their 737-800 (to) and 737-700 (back).

I know that one of the rows has a "blocked" window seat- i.e. seat next to the window but with no actual window. My agent booked me seats 13F on the outbound (737-800) and 15F on the return (737-700). Does anyone know whether any of these two rows contain the "blocked" windows? Many thanks,

RonE
 
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RE: El-Al 737-700/800 Seats

Thu Oct 02, 2003 6:50 pm

Hey RonE,

I flew with El Al B737-700 (4X-EKD) last month from Tel Aviv to Amsterdam.
I was in seat 19F, over the wing in a window seat on the right. The coach seats on the LY737NG are very comfetrble, and the entertainment is good as well, but I can't answer you about the "blocked" window seats, I didn't see it when I flew.
Maybe you can take a look at the EL AL website or on an EL AL timetable to see the plane configuration.

Jonathan B
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RonE
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RE: El-Al 737-700/800 Seats

Thu Oct 02, 2003 7:38 pm

Thanks Jonathan B!

If I remember correctly I think it ir row 12, but I don't know if its the same for all the 737's and if that's the only row....

BTW, they don't have seatmaps at the El-Al websites (I would gather for security reasons)
 
ly334
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RE: El-Al 737-700/800 Seats

Thu Oct 02, 2003 7:45 pm

Hi,

I flew many times with the 738 of EL AL.
I remember on the 4x-eka, it was on row 12.

Really nice and comfortable cabin, especially the C class.

If you are coming back with a B757, ask for row 16 or 17, they have the emergency doors with a lot of legroom.


Have a safe trip


ly334
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alonk
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Seats On LY738's And 73NG's

Thu Oct 02, 2003 8:21 pm

seats 9F&A are blocked window seats on all 738&73NG's
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RE: El-Al 737-700/800 Seats

Thu Oct 02, 2003 10:56 pm

Hello everybody,

Yes I can confirm that is not on row 13 (on the 738) because I was on it (12E) 1 week ago...
 
RonE
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RE: El-Al 737-700/800 Seats

Fri Oct 03, 2003 3:54 am

Thanks a bunch you guys, you've been of great help!

Sabena_a340- my condolences.

Ly334- yes, I also flew a couple of times on the 738 but it was a few years ago so I just didn't remember the seat numbers. Very comfy seats indeed. The 757's in contrast are more like what El-Al used to be like in the "bad old days", sardine can configuration.

Alonk- thanks for the additional info.


If we are already on the topic, what about the 747, 757, 767 and 777?
Never been on 747 or 777 of El-Al's but I do remember on the 757 row 11 is "blocked" and row 7 too I think but I'm not sure, and on the 767 rows 25 and 26. Please correct me if I'm wrong. Any additional information would be useful for the future.

Thanks again!

RonE

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