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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 Sep 10, 17, 4:33 pm
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Originally Posted by Bay Area Blue View Post
Yes, 30DEF to 34 DEF. Best non-PC/Exit Row seats are 18ABC to 22ABC.
Thanks! Good to know for my future transcon/Hawaii trips.
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Old Sep 25, 17, 11:59 am
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I haven't flown Alaska as an elite before, but just got upgraded to F on 737-900 AUS-SEA flight this weekend. Row 4 looks appealing, but what are the chances of me getting an equipment swap to a 3-row F cabin?
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Old Sep 25, 17, 12:59 pm
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Originally Posted by andreiz View Post
I haven't flown Alaska as an elite before, but just got upgraded to F on 737-900 AUS-SEA flight this weekend. Row 4 looks appealing, but what are the chances of me getting an equipment swap to a 3-row F cabin?
I would recommend row 2 if available for that reason (even if the risk is small) and also first choice on food.
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Old Sep 25, 17, 1:14 pm
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Originally Posted by Duke787 View Post
I would recommend row 2 if available for that reason (even if the risk is small) and also first choice on food.
Is there a choice on AUS-SEA? I know not on DFW-SEA.
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Old Oct 21, 17, 5:02 pm
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Originally Posted by andreiz View Post
I haven't flown Alaska as an elite before, but just got upgraded to F on 737-900 AUS-SEA flight this weekend. Row 4 looks appealing, but what are the chances of me getting an equipment swap to a 3-row F cabin?
I see there has been no update since 10/4...can anyone help w/that or alternatively, likelihood I'm on a reconfigured flight PDX-EWR and back in about 10 days. Thanks!
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Old Oct 24, 17, 10:10 am
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Originally Posted by bigbirdwithsilverwings View Post
I see there has been no update since 10/4...can anyone help w/that or alternatively, likelihood I'm on a reconfigured flight PDX-EWR and back in about 10 days. Thanks!
The odds are high (at least 80%!) that you'll be on a reconfigured plane
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Old Oct 26, 17, 7:10 am
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Originally Posted by bigbirdwithsilverwings View Post
I see there has been no update since 10/4...can anyone help w/that or alternatively, likelihood I'm on a reconfigured flight PDX-EWR and back in about 10 days. Thanks!
List now updated. Down to the last 8 aircraft. You can use Flightaware or Flightradar24 to find your tail number. Here are the remaining -900s in the old configuration:

N309AS
N402AS
N423AS
N448AS
N464AS
N467AS
N471AS
N495AS
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Old Oct 26, 17, 5:35 pm
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Originally Posted by SOCguy View Post
List now updated. Down to the last 8 aircraft.
Thanks for this and all the earlier updates.
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Old Oct 27, 17, 10:18 pm
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Originally Posted by dayone View Post
Thanks for this and all the earlier updates.
Ditto. Greatly appreciated!
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Old Oct 30, 17, 11:25 pm
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Originally Posted by SOCguy View Post
List now updated. Down to the last 8 aircraft. You can use Flightaware or Flightradar24 to find your tail number. Here are the remaining -900s in the old configuration:

N309AS
N402AS
N423AS
N448AS
N464AS
N467AS
N471AS
N495AS
Funny one legacy '900 left and zero "AK" non-etops series left.

Found myself in row 12 yesterday - was in aisle at least, but companion in middle. They were not so happy- especially with the lack of a window (HVAC I know) - was a SDC so we did get home earlier.
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Old Nov 5, 17, 11:04 pm
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Originally Posted by beckoa View Post
Funny one legacy '900 left and zero "AK" non-etops series left.

Found myself in row 12 yesterday - was in aisle at least, but companion in middle. They were not so happy- especially with the lack of a window (HVAC I know) - was a SDC so we did get home earlier.
flew 442AS a 737-800 PDX-EWR in first row of F on 10/31. It was great. Flew 403AS, a supposedly reconfigured 737-900 in first row of F today. Both flights in 1D and F. Today's 900 had appreciably less leg room than the 800 on 10/31---anybody know what's up w/that? I thought both were supposed to have 41" pitch?
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Old Nov 6, 17, 1:04 am
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Originally Posted by bigbirdwithsilverwings View Post
flew 442AS a 737-800 PDX-EWR in first row of F on 10/31. It was great. Flew 403AS, a supposedly reconfigured 737-900 in first row of F today. Both flights in 1D and F. Today's 900 had appreciably less leg room than the 800 on 10/31---anybody know what's up w/that? I thought both were supposed to have 41" pitch?
For non-bulkhead rows in F, pitch on the -900 is 41" and on the -800 its 42". For the bulkhead row, there is at least a couple inches more legroom on the -800 compared to the -900.

FWIW, 442AS is a 737-900ER.
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Old Nov 6, 17, 1:11 am
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Originally Posted by sltlyamusd View Post
For non-bulkhead rows in F, pitch on the -900 is 41" and on the -800 its 42". For the bulkhead row, there is probably several inches more legroom on the -800 compared to the -900.
Our preference is always 2AC or 2DF depending on direction of travel then any row behind that as I like to fully stretch out under the seat in front of me. If row 1 is the only possibility then my partner will take 1A or 1F and myself 1C or 1D so I can stretch out into the isle.
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Originally Posted by Flying for Fun View Post
Our preference is always 2AC or 2DF depending on direction of travel then any row behind that as I like to fully stretch out under the seat in front of me. If row 1 is the only possibility then my partner will take 1A or 1F and myself 1C or 1D so I can stretch out into the isle.
2A/C myself. This gives a better chance at getting your food choice, plus quicker service
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Originally Posted by sltlyamusd View Post
For non-bulkhead rows in F, pitch on the -900 is 41" and on the -800 its 42". For the bulkhead row, there is at least a couple inches more legroom on the -800 compared to the -900.

FWIW, 442AS is a 737-900ER.
. I did not know this. Is there a difference between an 900ER and a 900 re pitch or do the numbers you cited stay the same? The 800 seemed way more spacious than the 900ER. Thanks!
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