DC-9 seating help

Old Jun 12, 12, 9:17 am
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DC-9 seating help

Have a flight coming up on a DC-9 and selected 6E. DL seatmap shows row 6 as the first row in Y with only 2 seats on the starboard side, with the 3 seat config beginning with row 7. (This makes 6E an aisle seat) SeatGuru, though, shows row 5 as the first row in Y and the 3 seat config beginning with row 6, making 6E a middle seat. Anyone know which is correct?
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Old Jun 12, 12, 9:20 am
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Row 5 is two and two 5AB EF, row 6 is two and three 6AB 6DEF in equipment that hasn't gotten "economy comfort". Other than row 5, every "E" seat is a middle for the older non "EC" equipment.

If the equipment does have Economy comfort, as most do now, row 5 doesn't exist, and row 6 is the two and two 6AB EF and then row 7 goes to two and three AB DEF.

According to Delta's website, all two class planes have economy comfort now as of June 7th. The DC9-50 lost row 5 to accommodate EC.

Beginning June 7th you can enjoy Economy Comfort™ on all two-class Delta flights worldwide. With greater legroom, more recline on select routes, and other premium features, Delta has taken affordable comfort to new heights. Recline up to 50% more on select flights Three to four inches (7-10 cm) additional legroom. Complimentary beer, spirits & wine on select international flights

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Old Jun 12, 12, 9:20 am
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IIRC, on PMNW DC-9s, row 5 was the first row of coach. However, if EC seats have been installed or DL has made other modifications, who knows?
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Old Jun 12, 12, 9:28 am
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Pretty sure 6 is now bulkhead EC
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Old Jun 12, 12, 9:31 am
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Okay, it's the EC thing. The DL seatmap shows them as EC seats. Thanks, folks!
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Old Jun 12, 12, 10:36 am
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Okay, it's the EC thing. The DL seatmap shows them as EC seats. Thanks, folks!
First three rows of coach on DC9's are now EC and what was row 5 is now row 6

Once upon a time (like when the 9's flew for the Blue Goose) there were three seats on the right (starboard) side of the plane.

Years ago, one was taken out to give the FA a place to stand.

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Old Jun 12, 12, 7:53 pm
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I was just on a DC-9 today and it had the economy comfort section and 6E was definitely an aisle seat.
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