Old Aug 22, 13, 10:30 pm
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Blueboys999
 
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Originally Posted by Jetstreamer View Post
They do this to reduce the seat count to ensure they can operate with only 3 crew.
There's an identical situation with AA's new 738's where 1 row has middle seats blocked to reduce the crew requirement. There's a fixed plastic unit with cup holders covering it. It always looks a bit odd to me but obviously it meets the need.
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