Meal Service direction in J

Old Jun 2, 19, 12:10 am
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Meal Service direction in J

Iím on the DTW-CDG in July in Business on the 789. Iím currently in 2A. Does AF serve from front? I understand they donít follow FEBO. Is that true? Itís a short flight so I want to make sure Iím seated to get served early so I can sleep.
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Old Jun 2, 19, 5:38 am
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Iím on the DTW-CDG in July in Business on the 789. Iím currently in 2A. Does AF serve from front?
Yes they do.
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Old Jun 2, 19, 5:57 am
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I understand they donít follow FEBO. Is that true?
No, they don't follow FEBO

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Old Jun 2, 19, 7:52 am
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Thanks guys!!
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Old Jun 2, 19, 7:34 pm
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Originally Posted by irishguy28 View Post
No, they don't follow FEBO

What is FEBO? In FlyerTalk context.
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Front Even, Back Odd: Used on two aisle aircraft in the premium cabins when orders are taken by two FAs simultaneously.
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Old Jun 2, 19, 10:14 pm
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Front Even, Back Odd: Used on two aisle aircraft in the premium cabins when orders are taken by two FAs simultaneously.
Also used depending on the flight number, no matter if the airplane is a single aisle or two aisle. Even flight numbers get their orders taken from the front, Odd flight numbers start from the last row of the premium cabin.
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Old Jun 3, 19, 6:00 pm
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Thanks for the explanation. What's the purpose of switching it up? To break the monotony? To keep passengers on their toes? (I'm sure there's an actual reason)
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Thanks for the explanation. What's the purpose of switching it up? To break the monotony? To keep passengers on their toes? (I'm sure there's an actual reason)
To make passengers life miserable. On DL the FAs are supposed to follow FEBO. I always select my seat based on the flight number, but FAs not always follow it.
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My guess: they (as in, US carriers) follow FEBO because they think it's a "fair" thing to do. The Last shall be the First, etc...

A possible legacy from the olden days, maybe an assumption that Mr 1A and Mrs 1B are going to be 1A and 1B on their way back. Everything in order and everyone in their god determined place.

Except that, in the modern days, Mr and Mrs 1A and 1B who got last choice on their inbound flight weren't able to book the same seats on the way back because of crafty FTers who had figured it all out, and thus they also got last choice on the way back.

A sad story where obsolete chivalry makes things worse when trying to make them better, thanks to the internet. (Still only a blind guess, mind )
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Old Jun 4, 19, 8:28 pm
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Originally Posted by Maestro Ramen View Post
A sad story where obsolete chivalry makes things worse when trying to make them better, thanks to the internet. (Still only a blind guess, mind )
Interesting. I wonder what happened and prompted them to make that official policy.
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