747 Upper Deck Warning - 64K vs 62K

Old Apr 27, 19, 3:21 am
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747 Upper Deck Warning - 64K vs 62K

Hi all,

I recently reviewed/flew LHR - LAX 64K (out) and 64A (in). The latter seat was after displeasure in 62K.
Why would one dislike row 62 you may ask - well the view sucks.
As a complete aero geek this definitely differentiates the rows for me.
So I issue a warning to others!



62K

64A
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Old Apr 27, 19, 3:25 am
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How about a warning against using a content-free thread to promote your Youtube video?
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Old Apr 27, 19, 3:27 am
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Originally Posted by craigthemif View Post
How about a warning against using a content-free thread to promote your Youtube video?
Is posting a video like I have done against FT rules?

Sorry, I'm more than happy to remove the link! I pledge/owe my life BA FT quite frankly.
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Old Apr 27, 19, 3:50 am
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Thank you for sharing, @ConcordeLuvr ^

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Old Apr 27, 19, 4:03 am
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Great video- thanks for sharing.
The food looked really good.
I haven’t been on a 747 in ages- your video reminded me what a great place the upper deck is.
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Old Apr 27, 19, 4:18 am
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All I know is the view's better with the blinds up! 64 and 62 are great seats. At the margins some pluses and minuses between each. I don't care for the wing/engines blocking part of my view every flight and tend to 62K on westbounds to the west of North America, but certainly I was happy to be in 64K for a go around one time.
Nice little up-to-date summary trip video.
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Old Apr 27, 19, 7:46 am
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Originally Posted by ConcordeLuvr View Post
Hi all,

I recently reviewed/flew LHR - LAX 64K (out) and 64A (in). The latter seat was after displeasure in 62K.
Why would one dislike row 62 you may ask - well the view sucks.
As a complete aero geek this definitely differentiates the rows for me.
So I issue a warning to others!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhVPjJ-fDD0&t=112s


62K

64A
who cares when you re asleep with the window blinds shut?
the view is great from the window in row 40 and higher too, but I would nt choose to sit there.
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Old Apr 27, 19, 9:52 am
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Originally Posted by ConcordeLuvr View Post
Hi all,

I recently reviewed/flew LHR - LAX 64K (out) and 64A (in). The latter seat was after displeasure in 62K.
Why would one dislike row 62 you may ask - well the view sucks.
As a complete aero geek this definitely differentiates the rows for me.
So I issue a warning to others!
64A
I would agree. From my pov I prefer 64A/K over 62A/K as in the former you get 4 windows instead of 3 and a much better view of the wing & engines





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Old Apr 27, 19, 10:16 am
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Are both rows 62 and 64 blocked for Gold? Have a flight to JFK coming up and managed to blag 60B due to AA flight changes further down the route. Hoping to get 62/64 AK at T7 (Bronze), but wasn’t sure if they actually open up to non Golds?
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Old Apr 27, 19, 10:47 am
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Are both rows 62 and 64 blocked for Gold? Have a flight to JFK coming up and managed to blag 60B due to AA flight changes further down the route. Hoping to get 62/64 AK at T7 (Bronze), but wasn’t sure if they actually open up to non Golds?
They're not blocked for Gold. I've got 62K booked for a future flight and have done so a couple of times. Additionally, I managed to book 64K seven days out as a Bronze, and somehow ended up amidst empty 64J and empty 63J/K.
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I really don't see that much of a difference... I still manage to get a lovely view from 62K as I do from 64K... All much of a muchness.

The only thing I don't like about 62K is sitting opposite the crew for take off and landing, and I disliked it as crew sitting opposite pax also... So, that is the only negative for me really.

I prefer it being a little cooler at 62 by the door too.
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Old Apr 27, 19, 11:50 am
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Originally Posted by greg5 View Post
They're not blocked for Gold. I've got 62K booked for a future flight and have done so a couple of times. Additionally, I managed to book 64K seven days out as a Bronze, and somehow ended up amidst empty 64J and empty 63J/K.
Very strange, on MMB I can opt to pay for seat selection for some of seats but all of row 62 and 64 are blocked out. If I go to book a flexible ticket rows 62 and 64 are available including 64A with the bassinet. Screenshots below... is this normal?



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Very strange, on MMB I can opt to pay for seat selection for some of seats but all of row 62 and 64 are blocked out. If I go to book a flexible ticket rows 62 and 64 are available including 64A with the bassinet. Screenshots below... is this normal?
Yes, it is.

If you need to pay, you can only pay for 60B (on some flights, when not blocked), 63AB, 63JK and 64B.
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Old Feb 14, 20, 7:13 am
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BRITISH AIRWAYS Flight 283 - 21 Aug
London LHR 09:55 - Los Angeles LAX 13:05
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BRITISH AIRWAYS Flight 278 - 30 Aug
San Jose SJC 20:10 London LHR 14:30

I cant select row 62 at all - Im 'gold' ish - TP year reset me 8th Feb but technically Gold until 31st March, at which point I will drop to silver as i havent maintained.

Are the seats booked/blocked and is it 'predictive' e.g. it knows the date of the flight and my status at time of the flight so isnt allowing me...No sure.
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Old Feb 14, 20, 7:20 am
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Originally Posted by GavT_london View Post
BRITISH AIRWAYS Flight 283 - 21 Aug
London LHR 09:55 - Los Angeles LAX 13:05
and
BRITISH AIRWAYS Flight 278 - 30 Aug
San Jose SJC 20:10 London LHR 14:30

I cant select row 62 at all - Im 'gold' ish - TP year reset me 8th Feb but technically Gold until 31st March, at which point I will drop to silver as i havent maintained.

Are the seats booked/blocked and is it 'predictive' e.g. it knows the date of the flight and my status at time of the flight so isnt allowing me...No sure.
Looking in EF all of row 62 is occupied for your LHR-LAX flight and for your SJC-LHR flight.
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