Old Apr 3, 19, 1:15 am
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: HKG
Posts: 1,052
CX likes to block entire rows in the back of the plane, both long and short haul. They sometimes open up earlier than check-in though and I do not know the underlying rules. You could continue to monitor the seatmaps to see if they have been opened up. If they don't until check-in, chances of securing an aisle seat at check in should be high enough.

Having said that, I would personally NEVER risk being stuck in a middle seat for a 15 hour flight. Some folks couldn't care less where they sit but you already have that (IMHO very reasonable) requirement, please do make that reservation and consider it part of your ticket cost.
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