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Consolidated 739/ER reconfigured F/PE/Y 16/24/138 Thread [Completed]

Consolidated 739/ER reconfigured F/PE/Y 16/24/138 Thread [Completed]

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See below in the expanded wiki for the list of the reconfigured aircraft.

December 3, 2015 Alaska announced a reconfiguration of its fleet.

Originally Posted by alaskaair.com/newsroom
Seats in the Premium Class section will have at least 35" of pitch, compared to 31" to 32" in the rest of the main cabin. To make room for the Premium Class while maintaining pitch in the main cabin, Alaska will reconfigure and reduce the number of seats available on some aircraft. Also, pitch in the First Class cabin will be increased from 36" to 42" providing a significantly enhanced experience for those customers.


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Model Fleet count Current seats Reconfigured cabin
 (First class/Main cabin)(First class/Premium class/Main)
 
 737-800 61 16/147 12/30/117 [FT Thread]
 
 737-900/900ER 77 16/165 16/24/138
 
 E175 15 12/64 12/12/52
First -900 is N319AS. Should return to service in the second half of January.

The timeline for the -800's was just shy of four months. The -900/-900ER's will take just over a year.

List of reconfigured aircraft:

737-900

N302AS
N303AS
N305AS
N306AS
N307AS
N315AS
N317AS
N318AS
N319AS
N320AS
N323AS

737-900ER

N224AK
N236AK
N237AK
N238AK
N247AK
N248AK
N251AK
N253AK
N260AK
N263AK
N264AK
N265AK
N266AK
N267AK
N268AK
N270AK
N272AK
N273AK
N274AK
N275AK
N277AK
N278AK
N280AK
N403AS
N407AS
N408AS
N409AS
N413AS
N419AS
N428AS
N431AS
N433AS
N434AS
N435AS
N440AS
N442AS
N453AS
N457AS
N459AS
N461AS
N462AS
N468AS
N469AS
N472AS
N474AS
N477AS
N478AS
N479AS
N481AS
N483AS
N486AS
N487AS
N491AS
N492AS
N493AS
N494AS

Total: 67/75 (89.3% complete)

Last updated: 10/26/17


Previous thread discussing PE

You can find the scheduled tail number of your flight here:
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/as123
(replace as123 with as[your flight num])
However aircraft swaps are frequent, even up to the last hour.
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Old Mar 31, 17, 7:35 am
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Originally Posted by mbluecpa View Post
Likely yes, as 268 was a February new delivery and it's in the new configuration. Since your flight is tomorrow, you can check the seat map: the Y cabin is slightly different on the reconfigured planes (somewhere in this thread is the difference).
Thanks so much! The seat map is still showing 33 rows not the 34 rows of the converted planes. Maybe they are anticipating a plane swap...I'll keep my fingers crossed that there's no equipment changes and the map will be updated shortly. If I am on this plane, I'll report back on whether or not it has the mod.
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Old Mar 31, 17, 9:48 am
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The new planes are still being delivered in the old configuration. N270AK is scheduled to go in for the mod next week.
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Old Mar 31, 17, 11:33 am
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With AS, anything can happen.
Earlier this week, we were happy believing the equipment was to be a 739. Upon boarding, quickly realized it was a 400 .
Well, that is the last time I will depend on something silly like power at the seat.
Lesson learned.
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Old Mar 31, 17, 1:12 pm
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Expert Flyer could be helpful to you as they have aircraft equipment change alerts:

Aircraft Change Alert
The Aircraft Change Alert form allows you to create an Aircraft Change Alert for a particular flight. An Aircraft Change Alert will periodically check the aircraft equipment code returned with the seat map of a flight to see if it has changed since the alert was created. If so, ExpertFlyer will notify you as to what the new aircraft equipment code is.

I don't think it can tell new config from old config though?
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Old Mar 31, 17, 2:14 pm
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Originally Posted by dmodemd View Post
I don't think it can tell new config from old config though?
It should, I believe, if the seat maps changes. Example from an UA flight:

Aircraft: Boeing 767-400 (764)

New Aircraft: Boeing 767-400 (764)
(If the New Aircraft code is the same as the old, then we have detected a change in the cabin configuration.)
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Old Mar 31, 17, 2:54 pm
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Originally Posted by Kurt View Post
Chatted with a flight attendant on AS682 SEA-DEN yesterday. She told me that reconfigured 737-900s would all have 12 F seats. I replied that there would still be 16. "I've been here 25 years and I just read it in my training materials," she said. I made a hasty return to my seat.
Not sure what training materials she was referring to, but I haven't seen anything of the sort with regards to training materials.
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Old Mar 31, 17, 3:49 pm
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Originally Posted by AS Flyer View Post
Not sure what training materials she was referring to, but I haven't seen anything of the sort with regards to training materials.
Having flown a brand new 900ER with the new configuration last week, I can tell you for sure it has 16 FC seats. It was wonderful by the way.....
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Old Mar 31, 17, 7:11 pm
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Originally Posted by pcoll View Post
With AS, anything can happen.
Earlier this week, we were happy believing the equipment was to be a 739. Upon boarding, quickly realized it was a 400 .
Well, that is the last time I will depend on something silly like power at the seat.
Lesson learned.
Looks like they changed it to a 738, I'm glad I wasn't in row 4.

Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
It should, I believe, if the seat maps changes. Example from an UA flight:
This is really helpful, I didn't realize Expertflyer would notify you of this. I set up an alert.
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Old Apr 1, 17, 5:09 pm
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Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
It should, I believe, if the seat maps changes. Example from an UA flight:
Good to know... EF says "...equipment code returned with the seat map of a flight to see if it has changed".

It isn't clear what "it" means, I guess it should say "either".
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Old Apr 2, 17, 4:07 pm
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Originally Posted by AS Flyer View Post
Not sure what training materials she was referring to, but I haven't seen anything of the sort with regards to training materials.
I wasn't in the mood to entertain her fine line of B.S. so I just said "that's interesting" and beat it back to my seat. Not worth the effort to argue sometimes. :-:
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I wasn't in the mood to entertain her fine line of B.S. so I just said "that's interesting" and beat it back to my seat. Not worth the effort to argue sometimes. :-:
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Old Apr 2, 17, 10:16 pm
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Originally Posted by Putzy View Post
It looks like the total 900/ER's to be reconfigured is 71. Right now the number that are complete is still one. Two more should be in service in a few days.
Does anyone know how many have been reconfigured and/or when will the whole fleet be reconfigured? Thanks!
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Old Apr 2, 17, 11:23 pm
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Originally Posted by bigbirdwithsilverwings View Post
Does anyone know how many have been reconfigured and/or when will the whole fleet be reconfigured?
Check the Wiki at the top of the page.
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Old Apr 2, 17, 11:25 pm
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Check the Wiki at the top of the page.
gee...that's a bit embarrassing. Does anyone have an eta re when the whole process will be done? thank you
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Old Apr 2, 17, 11:30 pm
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gee...that's a bit embarrassing. Does anyone have an eta re when the whole process will be done? thank you
Also in the Wiki.
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