Go Back   > > >

    Hide Wikipost
Old Aug 27, 16, 9:58 pm   -   Wikipost
FlyerTalk Forums Thread Wiki: LAA: 738 / 737-800 Domestic First / International Business seat (consolidated)
Please read: This is a community-maintained wiki post containing the most important information from this thread. You may edit the Wiki once you have been on FT for 90 days and have made 90 posts.
 
Last edit by: JDiver
Wiki Link
AA Boeing 737-823 Domestic First / International Business Class Seats

All 738s are to be configured 16F, 144Y (including 30 MCE); any that remain yet unconverted to 160 will be finished soon.

All 738s delivered prior to 10 Dec 2013 are equipped with center ceiling mounted drop down screens;

N939NN and N941NN and others delivered on or after 10 Dec 2013 have seat-back AVOD and 110 VAC plus USB seat power.

Link to AA fleet list - 737-800 configuration information by registration ("tail") numbers.

Updated 10 May 2016 by JDiver
Print Wikipost

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Mar 5, 01, 8:51 pm   #1
Original Poster
  
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Cumberland, RI AA Plat Hilton Gold
Posts: 234
LAA: 738 / 737-800 Domestic First / International Business seat (consolidated)

Quick question:
How bad is the legroom in the 737 for the first row of first?
3AB were the only two seats left next to each other.

Last edited by JDiver; Sep 23, 15 at 2:18 pm Reason: Restore original post title
abdawson1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Mar 6, 01, 1:41 pm   #2
  
Join Date: Nov 1999
Posts: 3,511
Does AA have "cutouts" in First bulkheads on the 737-800s (or any other aircraft?)?

[This message has been edited by BizJet (edited 03-06-2001).]
BizJet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Mar 6, 01, 2:32 pm   #3
  
Join Date: Feb 1999
Location: New York, NY, AA 4MM PLT, BA Gold, VS Gold, Hilton Gold, SPG Gold, Marriott Gold, Hyatt Platinum, IHG Platinum, CC Gold
Posts: 1,091
Bulkhead row is fine, but then I'm 5'8" and I usually prefer bulkhead.

I've never seen any cutouts in F class bulkheads on AA. I do recall seeing them on CO.
AAPlatinum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Mar 6, 01, 10:25 pm   #4
  
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: California
Programs: AA EXP 5 Mil, UA Global Services, BA Gold, DL Diamond, SPG Plat75, Hilton Diamond
Posts: 1,225
They used to have the cutouts in QQ (Reno)equipment. I think they have removed them when AA took over and reconfigured.
enjoystravel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Mar 7, 01, 7:04 am   #5
  
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Boston, MA
Programs: AA Lifetime Plat, QF Lifetime Gold, SPG Plat (Lifetime Gold), Hyatt Diamond, Fairmont Plat
Posts: 6,812
My experience is that the bulkhead on newly configured FC seats on the 737's are good -- I'm 5'10", and i would prefer them over the second row.

I don't agree with that on the 757's with the old grey seats.
nologic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Mar 7, 01, 7:22 am   #6
Original Poster
  
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Cumberland, RI AA Plat Hilton Gold
Posts: 234
Well the back row opened up so I took it. (Gets us first dibbs on meal choice)


<deleted>

Last edited by JDiver; Aug 27, 16 at 11:02 pm Reason: Deleted off topic material
abdawson1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Mar 8, 04, 5:47 am   #7
  
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: FINLAND
Programs: OW Emerald AY/CX, Star Gold LH, Hyatt Dmd, SPG Plat, Hilton Diam, LHW VIP, Centurion, PEN Vip.
Posts: 93
Best seat on 738 First ?

The question says it all. I would also like to hear why you should choose that particular seat? Thank you all in advance.
RTW Man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Mar 8, 04, 6:09 am   #8
  
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Toronto, ON
Programs: Marriott Gold, AA Plat 1MM
Posts: 3,056
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/Forum71/HTML/021767.html

http://www.seatguru.com
yyzflyer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 28, 08, 3:16 pm   #9
  
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 1,313
business vs first on 738?

Whilst surfing around looking at North American awards using QF miles it appears that sometimes a 2 cabin AA aircraft can be redeemed for a 'business award' e.g. LAX-YYZ, but other times it's considered a 'first award' e.g. DFW-MIA.

Anyone know why that is? Or is this a question for the QF board?
kiwibigdave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 28, 08, 3:24 pm   #10
  
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: SMF
Programs: AA EXP 4MM
Posts: 742
Quote:
Originally Posted by kiwibigdave View Post
Whilst surfing around looking at North American awards using QF miles it appears that sometimes a 2 cabin AA aircraft can be redeemed for a 'business award' e.g. LAX-YYZ, but other times it's considered a 'first award' e.g. DFW-MIA.

Anyone know why that is? Or is this a question for the QF board?
AA calls the same physical cabin (the front cabin of a plane with 2 cabins) "first" on domestic US sectors, and "business" on international sectors.
card1953 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 28, 08, 3:51 pm   #11
  
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: PHX
Programs: AA Peon Gold
Posts: 2,862
Quote:
Originally Posted by card1953 View Post
AA calls the same physical cabin (the front cabin of a plane with 2 cabins) "first" on domestic US sectors, and "business" on international sectors.
With the exceptions being the 777 and the 767-200. The 767-200 is sold and equipped as a three class with business and a first.
WRCSolberg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 28, 08, 4:52 pm   #12
  
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 1,313
Quote:
Originally Posted by card1953 View Post
AA calls the same physical cabin (the front cabin of a plane with 2 cabins) "first" on domestic US sectors, and "business" on international sectors.
Ahh, OK, that makes sense.

Thanks!
kiwibigdave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 28, 08, 5:35 pm   #13
FlyerTalk Evangelist
  
Join Date: May 2002
Location: NYC, USA
Programs: AA EXP 2MM, Lifetime Platinum, HH Gold, SPG Gold, Travelers Aid JFK Volunteer
Posts: 10,081
Quote:
Originally Posted by WRCSolberg View Post
With the exceptions being the 777 and the 767-200. The 767-200 is sold and equipped as a three class with business and a first.

The above applies on selected AFS flights that are sold with three classes of service.

On other AFS and non-AFS domestic runs (such as hub-hub), the Business cabin is sold as Coach and is available for elites and full-fare coach (Y/B fares) to pre-reserve.
ESpen36 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 29, 08, 9:23 am   #14
FlyerTalk Evangelist
  
Join Date: May 2001
Location: LAX; AA EXP, MM; HH Gold
Posts: 31,550
Quote:
Originally Posted by WRCSolberg View Post
With the exceptions being the 777 and the 767-200. The 767-200 is sold and equipped as a three class with business and a first.
That's not an exception; you're talking about something completely different than card1953's answer to the OP. You're talking about three cabin aircraft and card1953 was discussing "the front cabin of a plane with 2 cabins." 762s and 777s are not "planes with two cabins," and thus, there exists no "exception" to card's answer.
FWAAA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 30, 08, 8:07 pm   #15
  
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Brooklyn
Programs: AA, Marriott, just about everything down to non-elite now, Avis PS
Posts: 85
Quote:
Originally Posted by ESpen36 View Post
On other AFS and non-AFS domestic runs (such as hub-hub), the Business cabin is sold as Coach and is available for elites and full-fare coach (Y/B fares) to pre-reserve.
Is the business cabin available to just elite and Y/B, or to everyone? I'm back down to dirt status, and I was able to choose 10HJ when holding a reservation just now for JFK-MIA on a 762. Will it get spit back out later?

(And - is a mile upgrade to the F cabin worth it if I can in fact sit in J? Never sat in 3-class F before.)
Cazique is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 8:05 pm.

Contact Us - FlyerTalk - Archive - Top