ORD-PVG in F? How Important is FEBO?

 
Old Jul 2, 10, 9:47 pm
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ORD-PVG in F? How Important is FEBO?

Are meal choices limited or plentiful on AA in F ORD-PVG? In order words, should you care about being in rows 3 or 4 versus 1 or 2?
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Old Jul 2, 10, 10:29 pm
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Originally Posted by nologic View Post
Are meal choices limited or plentiful on AA in F ORD-PVG? In order words, should you care about being in rows 3 or 4 versus 1 or 2?
Ive never had an issue in getting my preferred meal in international F on AA. 1 J is my seat regardless of flight number.
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Old Jul 2, 10, 11:26 pm
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Ive never had an issue in getting my preferred meal in international F on AA. 1 J is my seat regardless of flight number.
I still follow the rule because in the end it is AA and who knows what the catering will be.
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Like HNL I too have never had a problem. 1J is also my preferred seat and I have always gotten my first choice. As I think about it, I don't think I have ever seen the F-cabin FAs doing FEBO...they seem to always start in the front.
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Originally Posted by AAExpDFW View Post
Like HNL I too have never had a problem. 1J is also my preferred seat and I have always gotten my first choice. As I think about it, I don't think I have ever seen the F-cabin FAs doing FEBO...they seem to always start in the front.
I'm currently in 3J, but 1J is available. The rest are middle seats.
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Considering that the F meals are basically identical to the J meals, the chances that they'll run out of an F pax's choice are probably pretty low...
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Flown ORD-PVG in F several times

I never remember not getting my selection, but for the life of me, I can't rememnber anything about the food. No matter what they call it, it is still airline food. Have a nice meal at a restaurant the night before.
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What you get is the typical business class airline food. If food on a plane is really, really important try CX F or one of the japanese or korean airlines.

If you are allergic or dislike certain food why not just order a special meal?
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It's not likely you will have a problem getting the airline food of your preference; Shanghai has a lot better dining choices than American Airlines.

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Are meal choices limited or plentiful on AA in F ORD-PVG? In order words, should you care about being in rows 3 or 4 versus 1 or 2?
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Do the coach seats have entertainment systems? Or just shared TV screens?
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Do the coach seats have entertainment systems? Or just shared TV screens?
The 772s that operate this route all feature seat-back PTVs in Y.
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