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737 Mod Summary
73W: LED mood lighting, soft bulkhead between Y and F. Seat config is 12F/18W/94Y. 2Ku WiFi was added starting Jan. 2019.
738->73H Mod: New Y seats/AVOD, LED mood lighting, 6 rows of C+, soft bulkhead between Y and F, updated lavs, ISP in all seats. Seat config is 16F/36W/108Y.
73H+ Mod: LED mood lighting, 6 rows of C+, soft bulkhead between Y and F, updated lavs, ISP in all seats. This does not include new seats or larger AVOD screens. Seat config is 16F/36W/108Y.
73A (ex-GOL): Sky Interior, 2Ku and streaming IFE, AVOD and ISP. Seat config is 16F/36W/108Y.
739: Scimitar winglets, (3801-3830, 3901-3906 do not have them installed yet). Sat TV. Seat config is 20F/21W/139Y.

737-800 cabin video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAJAzbTvNNg


73W (Ships 3601-3610): 10/10 - Complete w/ 2Ku WiFi.
N301DQ 3601 Entered Jan 25 2017; finished Feb 17 2017
N302DQ 3602 Entered Jan 2 2017; finished Jan 24 2017
N303DQ 3603 Entered Feb 17 2017; finished March 13 2017
N304DQ 3604 Entered March 13 2017; finished April 5 2017
N305DQ 3605 Entered Dec 16 2016; finished Dec 31 2016
N306DQ 3606 Entered March 19 2017; finished March 29, 2017
N307DQ 3607 Entered Jan 1 2017; finished Jan 13 2017
N308DE 3608 Entered March 12 2018; finished April 4 2018
N309DE 3609 Entered Jan 25 2018; finished Feb 16 2018
N310DE 3610 Entered Feb 17 2018; finished March 11 2018


738 -> 73H+/738 (Ships 3701-3743): 43/43 - Complete w/ 2Ku WiFi.
N371DA 3701 Entered June 27 2016; finished Aug 7 2016
N372DA 3702 Entered Aug 14 2016; finished Sept 18 2016
N373DA 3703 Entered Sept 17 2016; finished Oct 25 2016
N374DA 3704 Entered Oct 25 2016; finished Nov 30 2016
N375DA 3705 Entered Sept 1 2016; finished Oct 10 2016
N376DA 3706 Entered Nov 3 2016; finished Dec 12 2016
N377DA 3707 Entered Jan 1 2015; finished March 1 2015
N378DA 3708 Entered Nov 7 2015; finished Nov 30 2015
N379DA 3709 Entered April 2015; finished May 20 2015
N380DA 3710 Entered May 19 2015; finished June 14 2015
N381DN 3711 Entered June 13 2015; finished July 10 2015 - SkyTeam livery.
N382DA 3712 Entered Sept 1 2014; finished Sept 28 2015
N383DN 3713 Entered July 29 2015; finished Aug 23 2015
N384DA 3714 Entered Aug 22 2015; finished Sept 17 2015
N385DN 3715 Entered Sept 16 2015; finished Oct 15 2015
N386DA 3716 Entered Sept 28 2015; finished Oct 27 2015
N387DA 3717 Entered Oct 12 2015; finished Nov 8 2015
N388DA 3718 Entered Dec 11 2015; finished Jan 7 2016
N389DA 3719 Entered Dec 26 2015; finished Jan 19 2016
N390DA 3720 Entered Jan 19 2016; finished Feb 12 2016
N391DA 3721 Entered Jan 6 2016; finished Jan 31 2016
N392DA 3722 Entered March 5 2016; finished March 29 2016
N393DA 3723 Entered Feb 23 2016; finished March 18 2016
N394DA 3724 Entered March 18 2016; finished April 11 2016
N395DN 3725 Entered April 11 2016; finished May 8 2016
N396DA 3726 Entered Nov 29 2015; finished Dec 26 2015
N397DA 3727 Entered April 26 2016; finished May 20 2016
N398DA 3728 Entered April 5 2016; finished April 26 2016
N399DA 3729 Entered March 15 2016; finished April 15 2016
N3730B 3730 Entered May 8 2016; finished June 2 2016
N3731T 3731 Entered July 14 2016; finished Aug 9 2016
N3732J 3732 Entered Aug 12 2016; finished Sept 3 2016
N3733Z 3733 Entered June 3 2016; finished June 27 2016
N3734B 3734 Entered Sept 29 2016; finished Oct 25 2016
N3735D 3735 Entered Sept 4 2016; finished Sept 28 2016
N3736C 3736 Entered Nov 29 2016; finished Dec 21 2016
N3737C 3737 Entered Dec 11 2016; finished Jan 8 2017
N3738B 3738 Entered Jan 4 2017; finished Jan 26 2017
N3739P 3739 Entered Oct 9 2016; finished Nov 4 2016
N3740C 3740 Entered Nov 19 2015; finished Dec 11 2015
N3741S 3741 Entered Oct 29 2015; finished Nov 19 2015
N3742C 3742 Entered July 9 2015; finished July 30 2015
N3743H 3743 Entered Nov 28 2016; finished Dec 24 2016

73H -> 73H+/738 (Ships 3744-3773): 30/30 - Complete w/ 2Ku WiFi.
N3744F 3744 Entered Nov 13 2016; finished Dec 4 2016
N3745B 3745 Entered Dec 5 2016; finished Dec 22 2016 @ATL
N3746H 3746 Entered March 6 2017; finished March 27 2017 @ATL
N3747D 3747 Entered Nov 13 2016; finished Dec 1 2016
N3748Y 3748 Entered March 27 2017; finished April 18 2017 @ATL
N3749D 3749 Entered April 17 2017; finished May 8 2017 @ATL
N3750D 3750 Entered April 19 2017; finished May 9 2017 @ATL
N3751B 3751 Entered May 9 2017; finished June 3 2017 @ATL
N3752 3752 Entered March 28 2017; finished April 17 2017 @ATL
N3753 3753 Entered March 6 2017; finished March 27 2017 @ATL
N3754A 3754 Entered Dec 20 2016; finished Jan 9 2017 @ATL
N3755D 3755 Entered Jan 8 2017; finished Feb 2 2017 @IND - SkyTeam livery.
N3756 3756 Entered Feb 3 2017; finished Feb 28 2017 @IND
N3757D 3757 Entered Sept 27 2016; finished Oct 18 2015
N3758Y 3758 Entered Oct 24 2016; finished Nov 10 2016 - SkyTeam livery.
N3759 3759 Entered Feb 14, 2017; finished March 4, 2017 @ATL
N3760C 3760 Entered Nov 21 2016; finished Dec 9 2016
N3761R 3761 Entered Dec 9 2016; finished Dec 31 2016 @ATL - SkyTeam livery.
N3762Y 3762 Entered Sept 9 2015; finished Oct 23 2015
N3763D 3763 Entered Jan 28 2017; finished Feb 14 2017 @ATL
N3764D 3764 (unknown modification dates)
N3765 3765 Entered Oct 24 2016; finished Nov 16 2016 - SkyTeam livery.
N3766 3766 Entered Oct 2 2016; finished Oct 24 2015
N3767 3767 Entered Nov 12 2015; finished Dec 6 2015
N3768 3768 Entered Dec 5 2015; finished Dec 27 2015
N3769L 3769 Entered Jan 9 2015; finished Jan 28 2016
N37700 3770 Entered Jan 31 2016; finished Feb 18 2016
N3771K 3771 Entered Feb 21 2016; finished March 7 2016
N3772H 3772 Entered June 23 2016; finished July 14 2016
N3773D 3773 Entered May 20 2016; finished June 22 2016

73A -> 73H+/738 (Ships 3774-3777): 4/4 - Complete w/ 2Ku WiFi.
N775DE 3775 Entered March 2 2018; finished May 17 2018 @SAL
N776DE 3776 Entered Sept 1 2018; finished Oct 17 2018 @SAL
N377DE 3777 Entered Oct 19 2018; finished Nov 29 2018 @SAL
N774DE 3774 Entered Dec 1 2018; finished Jan 19 2019 @SAL
*Has Sky Interior with 2Ku, streaming IFE, and AVOD.
*TBD if they'll eventually be 73H or 73H+. Assume H+


739ER induction: 130/130 - complete (114 with scimitars, 15 without, 1, in mod), all equipped w/ SatTV and 2Ku WiFi.
N801DZ 3801
N802DN 3802
N803DN 3803
N804DN 3804
N805DN 3805
N806DN 3806
N807DN 3807
N808DN 3808
N809DN 3809
N810DN 3810
N811DZ 3811
N812DN 3812
N813DN 3813
N814DN 3814
N815DN 3815
N816DN 3816
N817DN 3817
N818DA 3818
N819DN 3819
N820DN 3820
N821DN 3821 in SSW mod
N822DN 3822 (no scimitars)
N823DN 3823 (no scimitars)
N824DN 3824 (no scimitars)
N825DN 3825 (no scimitars)
N826DN 3826 (no scimitars)
N827DN 3827 (no scimitars)
N828DN 3828 (no scimitars)
N829DN 3829 (no scimitars)
N830DN 3830 (no scimitars)
N831DN ​3831​​
N832DN ​3832​​
N833DN 3833
N834DN 3834 Entered Feb 26, 2015; finished March 12, 2015
N835DN 3835 Entered Feb 27 2015; finished March 19 2015
N836DN 3836 Entered March 19 2015; finished March 31 2015
N837DN 3837 Entered March 25 2015; finished April 10 2015
N838DN 3838 Entered April 17 2015; finished May 3 2015
N839DN 3839 Entered April 22 2015; finished May 10 2015
N840DN 3840 Entered May 16 2015; finished May 29 2015
N841DN 3841 Entered June 18 2015; finished July 1 2015
N842DN 3842 Entered July 15 2015; finished Aug 1 2015
N843DN 3843 Entered July 26 2015; finished Aug 7 2015
N844DN 3844 Entered Aug 7 2015; finished Aug 20 2015
N845DN 3845 Entered Aug 27 2015; finished Sept 6 2015
N846DN 3846 Entered Sept 18 2015; finished Oct 6 2015
N847DN 3847 Entered Oct 6 2015; finished Oct 27 2015
N848DN 3848 Entered Nov 19 2015; finished Dec 4 2015
N849DN 3849 Entered Nov 24 2015; finished Dec 15 2015
N850DN 3850 Entered Dec 10 2015; finished Dec 29 2015
N851DN 3851 Entered Jan 19 2016; finished Feb 3 2016
N852DN 3852 Entered Jan 25 2016; finished Feb 18 2016
N853DN 3853 Entered Feb 18 2016; finished March 9 2016 ETOPS
N854DN 3854 Entered Feb 26 2016; finished March 15 2016 ETOPS
N855DN 3855 Entered March 15 2016; finished April 1 2016 ETOPS
N856DN 3856 Entered March 30 2016; finished April 16 2016 ETOPS
N857DZ 3857 Entered April 8 2016; finished April 30 2016 ETOPS
N858DZ 3858 Entered April 22 2016; finished May 13 2016 ETOPS
N859DN 3859 Entered May 12 2016; finished May 27 2016 ETOPS
N860DN 3860 Entered June 29 2016; finished July 9 2016 ETOPS
N861DN 3861 Entered July 8 2016; finished July 20 2016 ETOPS
N862DN 3862 Entered July 27 2016; finished Aug 8 2016 ETOPS
N863DN 3863 Entered Aug 5 2016; finished Aug 16 2016 ETOPS
N864DN 3864 Entered Aug 19 2016; finished Aug 26 2016 ETOPS
N865DN 3865 Entered Sept 9 2016; finished Sept 21 2016 ETOPS
N866DN 3866 Entered Oct 6 2016; finished Oct 20 2016 ETOPS
N867DN 3867 Entered Nov 2 2016; finished Nov 10 2016 ETOPS
N868DN 3868 Entered Nov 29 2016; finished Dec 8 2016 ETOPS
N869DN 3869 Entered Dec 23 2016; finished Jan 6 2017 ETOPS
N870DN 3870 Entered Jan 20 2017; finished Feb 1 2017 ETOPS
N871DN 3871 Entered Jan 26 2017; finished Feb 9 2017 ETOPS
N872DN 3872 Entered Feb 8 2017; finished Feb 17 2017 ETOPS
N873DN 3873 Entered Feb 27 2017; finished March 11 2017 ETOPS
N874DN 3874 Entered March 8 2017; finished March 18 2017 ETOPS
N875DN 3875 Entered March 15 2017; finished April 3 2017 (ETOPS decommissioned).
N876DN 3876 Entered April 7 2017; finished April 21 2017 ETOPS
N877DN 3877 Entered April 26 2017; finished May 10 2017 ETOPS
N878DN 3878 Entered May 18 2017; finished June 2 2017 ETOPS
N879DN 3879 Entered June 2 2017; finished June 13 2017 ETOPS
N880DN 3880 Entered July 13 2017; finished Aug 5 2017 ETOPS
N881DN 3881 Entered July 10 2017; finished July 27 2017 ETOPS
N882DN 3882 Entered Aug 7 2017; finished Aug 18 2017 ETOPS
N883DN 3883 Entered Aug 17 2017; finished Aug 28 2017 ETOPS
N884DN 3884 Entered Sept 1 2017; finished Sept 11 2017 ETOPS
N885DN 3885 Entered Oct 18 2017; finished Nov 1 2017 ETOPS
N886DN 3886 Entered Nov 8 2017; finished Nov 22 2017 ETOPS
N887DN 3887 Entered Nov 16 2017; finished Dec 3 2017 ETOPS
N888DU 3888 Entered Dec 13 2017; finished Dec 30 2017 ETOPS
N889DN 3889 Entered Dec 20 2017; finished Jan 6 2018 ETOPS
N890DN 3890 Entered Feb 9 2018; finished March 1 2018 ETOPS
N891DN 3891 Entered Feb 23 2018; finished March 15 2018 ETOPS
N892DN 3892 Entered March 13 2018; finished March 26 2018 ETOPS
N893DN 3893 Entered March 27 2018; finished April 7 2018 ETOPS
N894DN 3894 Entered March 30 2018; finished April 9 2018 ETOPS
N895DN 3895 Entered April 17 2018; finished April 27 2018 ETOPS
N896DN 3896 Entered April 30 2018; finished May 14 2018
N897DN 3897 Entered May 17 2018; finished May 30 2018
N898DN 3898 Entered May 25 2018; finished June 6 2018
N899DN 3899 Entered June 14 2018; finished June 27 2018
N900DU 3900 Entered July 1 2018; finished July 14 2018
N901DN 3901 Entered July 26 2018; finished Aug 8 2018 (no scimitars)
N902DN 3902 Entered Aug 2 2018; finished Aug 15 2018 (no scimitars)
N903DN 3903 Entered Sept 30, 2018; finished Oct 12, 2018 (no scimitars)
N904DN 3904 Entered Sept 27 2018; finished Oct 10 2018 (no scimitars)
N905DN 3905 Entered Oct 29 2018; finished Nov 9 2018 (no scimitars
N906DN 3906 Entered Oct 31 2018; finished Nov 14 2018 (no scimitars)
N907DN 3907 Entered Nov 9 2018; finished Nov 20 2018
N908DN 3908 Entered Nov 26 2018; finished Dec 7 2018
N909DN 3909 Entered Nov 29 2018; finished Dec 11 2018
N910DU 3910 Entered Dec 7 2018; finished Dec 18 2018
N911DQ 3911 Entered Dec 12 2018; finished Jan 15 2019
N912DU 3912 Entered Dec 14 2018; finished Jan 15 2019
N913DU 3913 Entered Jan 15 2019; finished Jan 25 2019
N914DU 3914 Entered Jan 18 2019; finished Jan 31 2019
N915DU 3915 Entered Jan 29 2019; finished Feb 9 2019
N916DU 3916 Entered Jan 30 2019; finished Feb 13 2019
N917DU 3917 Entered Jan 31 2019; finished Feb 25 2019
N918DU 3918 Entered Feb 1 2019; finished Feb 27 2019
N919DU 3919 Entered Feb 21 2019; finished March 5 2019
N920DU 3920 Entered March 1 2019; finished March 13 2019
N921DU 3921 Entered April 3 2019; finished April 19 2019
N922DZ 3922 Entered March 29 2019; finished April 13 2019
N923DZ 3923 Entered April 2 2019; finished April 14 2019
N924DZ 3924 Entered April 29 2019; finished May 9 2019
N925DZ 3925 Entered April 30 2019; finished May 11 2019
N926DZ 3926 Entered May 7 2019; finished May 17 2019
N927DZ 3927 Entered June 1 2019; finished June 13 2019
N928DU 3928 Entered May 25 2019; finished June 5 2019
N929DZ 3929 Entered May 31 2019; finished June 11 2019
N930DZ 3930 Entered June 27, 2019; finished July 9, 2019

737-900ER Delivery Schedule:
2013 12
2014 19
2015 19
2016 19
2017 19
2018 24
2019 18


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Old Jun 24, 15, 1:07 am
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Official Delta B737-700/800/900 Mods Thread

As DL is installing Satalite TV and Scimitar Winglets on B739s and PTVs on B738s. Here's a wiki to keep track of those changes!
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Wiki made for upcoming project. Info from N515CR.
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I thought all of the 739s had the 'split' scimitar winglets from the start?

Nice to see the 738s all getting TV. I was worried when I saw this thread that it would be another instance of DL retrofitting the cabin to 'ultra-slimline' paper-thin seats to squish more pax in
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I thought all of the 739s had the 'split' scimitar winglets from the start?

Nice to see the 738s all getting TV. I was worried when I saw this thread that it would be another instance of DL retrofitting the cabin to 'ultra-slimline' paper-thin seats to squish more pax in
They're delivered with the usual blended winglets and some newer B739s are going straight into mods.
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Originally Posted by BostonPlanesAndTrains View Post
They're delivered with the usual blended winglets and some newer B739s are going straight into mods.
I'm guessing that adding the new winglets is being done at ATL? I flew on the first passenger flight of N837DN on April 10th.
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I'm guessing that adding the new winglets is being done at ATL? I flew on the first passenger flight of N837DN on April 10th.
yes. its part of the indoc checks. (along with wifi and I think sat. TV)
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Originally Posted by Dawgfan6291 View Post
yes. its part of the indoc checks. (along with wifi and I think sat. TV)
Correct. Straight from the factory to TechOps.

DL.com doesn't always show the Sat TV immediately after the mods (same with the 738 upgrades), but the 739's are supposed to be getting Sat TV prior to entering service.

The first 33 739s, which don't have Scimitars or Sat TV, should be going back at some point for those mods.
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Originally Posted by N515CR View Post
Correct. Straight from the factory to TechOps.

DL.com doesn't always show the Sat TV immediately after the mods (same with the 738 upgrades), but the 739's are supposed to be getting Sat TV prior to entering service.

The first 33 739s, which don't have Scimitars or Sat TV, should be going back at some point for those mods.
I totally forgot this was an issue. I still can't believe so many of them are still floating around with no satellite TV. I don't know what the schedule is, or how quickly they are cycling them through ATL. But Any guesses how many will be done by end of July?

And for the 738s, are they going to update these to the slimline seats with new AVOD a la the 739s and 75Ys? Or are they going to keep the regular 738 F seats and add the older AVOD?
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Originally Posted by brocklee9000 View Post
I totally forgot this was an issue. I still can't believe so many of them are still floating around with no satellite TV. I don't know what the schedule is, or how quickly they are cycling them through ATL. But Any guesses how many will be done by end of July?
I haven't seen anything re timing for the first chunk of 739s, just that the new ones will get mods before entering service. There are only 8 left on order, so we could speculate that 1) once the order is complete, they'll cycle the older planes through, or 2) once an Mx cycle is due, they'll get the mods.

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And for the 738s, are they going to update these to the slimline seats with new AVOD a la the 739s and 75Ys? Or are they going to keep the regular 738 F seats and add the older AVOD?
From DL's announcement last year, it seems that the seats will be the same as the existing 73Hs. Aircraft gettings mods will get updated lavs and LED cabin lighting.
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N379DA is now showing AVOD on Delta.com. Wiki updated
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Originally Posted by brocklee9000 View Post
And for the 738s, are they going to update these to the slimline seats with new AVOD a la the 739s and 75Ys? Or are they going to keep the regular 738 F seats and add the older AVOD?
I just flew on 3709 this past weekend and can confirm it has the new TVs like the 739 - not the old small ones like the 73H and 75X. Also, the bulkhead behind FC was removed so now row 10 has tons of legroom. Overall a really nice upgrade and a pleasant surprise on the route I was flying (delta.com showed 738 with no TVs). The satellite TV was working as well as the wifi. One thing that surprised me was that it didn't have the new seat covers for Comfort + or First Class - that must be a later installation.
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I just flew on 3709 this past weekend and can confirm it has the new TVs like the 739 - not the old small ones like the 73H and 75X. Also, the bulkhead behind FC was removed so now row 10 has tons of legroom. Overall a really nice upgrade and a pleasant surprise on the route I was flying (delta.com showed 738 with no TVs). The satellite TV was working as well as the wifi. One thing that surprised me was that it didn't have the new seat covers for Comfort + or First Class - that must be a later installation.
Cool! That's a pleasant surprise!
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Originally Posted by RMAnalystATL View Post
I just flew on 3709 this past weekend and can confirm it has the new TVs like the 739 - not the old small ones like the 73H and 75X. Also, the bulkhead behind FC was removed so now row 10 has tons of legroom. Overall a really nice upgrade and a pleasant surprise on the route I was flying (delta.com showed 738 with no TVs). The satellite TV was working as well as the wifi. One thing that surprised me was that it didn't have the new seat covers for Comfort + or First Class - that must be a later installation.
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From DL's announcement last year, it seems that the seats will be the same as the existing 73Hs. Aircraft gettings mods will get updated lavs and LED cabin lighting.
Great, these answered pretty much all my questions. I am relieved that the soft bulkhead is actually happening, although it will be a serious Russian roulette if youre playing the row 10 game (i.e. pick a non-aisle Comfort+ seat and worry about restricted foot room).

And...actually yeah, I'm surprised they don't have th new seat covers as well. With an average mod time of over a month, that is a LOT of downtime, you think they'd just do the seats as well. Especially since they went to the trouble of installing the new AVOD.

Two more questions:
Will the 737-800s that currently have AVOD eventuall get the retrofit (new seats, lights, avod) as well as a soft bulkhead? Or will they remain? If not, that makes the Russian roulette even more risky.

And when you say the same seat as the 73H... All the -800s I've been on in F have the typical blue and grey seat that's plusher/thicker than the newer F seats (like the 739). So they're just keep those seats, but making the hole bigger for the new PTVs? I think I like the older seats more than the new ones.
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Do any 737-800 still have overhead entertainment.....the last few I have flown on said overhead but when I got on low and behold they had tvs😀
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Great, these answered pretty much all my questions. I am relieved that the soft bulkhead is actually happening, although it will be a serious Russian roulette if youre playing the row 10 game (i.e. pick a non-aisle Comfort+ seat and worry about restricted foot room).

And...actually yeah, I'm surprised they don't have th new seat covers as well. With an average mod time of over a month, that is a LOT of downtime, you think they'd just do the seats as well. Especially since they went to the trouble of installing the new AVOD.

Two more questions:
Will the 737-800s that currently have AVOD eventuall get the retrofit (new seats, lights, avod) as well as a soft bulkhead? Or will they remain? If not, that makes the Russian roulette even more risky.

And when you say the same seat as the 73H... All the -800s I've been on in F have the typical blue and grey seat that's plusher/thicker than the newer F seats (like the 739). So they're just keep those seats, but making the hole bigger for the new PTVs? I think I like the older seats more than the new ones.

1) I think they'll eventually fix to B73H, but now they're just focusing on eliminating Overhead Tv's.

2) The newly modded B738's will have the new B739 seats.

Hope this helped!
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