Weird 737-900 seat map

Old Feb 10, 19, 12:37 am
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Weird 737-900 seat map

Flying TLV-AMS on Feb 27 on a 737-900
very weird seat map.
Exits on rows 34 and 35.

Did anyone else notice this?
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Old Feb 10, 19, 4:18 am
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Strange indeed, and it's the same seat map for both flight to AMS that day. Also checking a couple of other random destinations (same day) FCO has the same strange configuration on both flights, while LIS showing the normal 739 configuration.
Moreover Row 21 on this strange configuration (first row in Economy) shows just 21HJK with no A/B/C seats but a lavatory instead.

Another oddity is ExpertFlyer shows Biz on the unusual configuration with no P (premium) marking on the seats like it usually does...


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Old Feb 13, 19, 3:26 am
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I got a not- official reply:
All 737-900's will be retrofitted the first one is the 4X-EHF.
I will report back.
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Old Feb 13, 19, 6:55 am
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Interesting. Wonder what changes they are making, and why.
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Old Feb 21, 19, 5:54 am
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Originally Posted by Houminer View Post
I got a not- official reply:
All 737-900's will be retrofitted the first one is the 4X-EHF.
I will report back.
Any additional information, including economy? What are the best exit-row seats? Is row 21 ok, or noisy?
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Old Feb 21, 19, 6:54 am
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Just happened to me on Bucharest-TLV.
On TLV-Bucharest it is listed as 737-800. But on the way back - Bucharest-TLV (March 20) it is now a 737-900 and my seat got moved to 35C.

Here is a picture on the seat arrangements to Bucharest:



and here is the seat arrangement on the way back:
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Old Feb 25, 19, 10:24 am
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Originally Posted by Houminer View Post
I got a not- official reply:
All 737-900's will be retrofitted the first one is the 4X-EHF.
I will report back.
Any update?
Just curious as one of my upcoming flights will be on a retrofitted plane. I had a 21A selected, and now 22A is the first row on that side.
Thanks
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Old Feb 25, 19, 10:29 am
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My flight is in 2 days (if they donít change aircrafts)
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Old Feb 25, 19, 10:59 am
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Ok looking forward.
im just surprised that LY would have come up with a new retrofitted version without communicating about it, PR etc
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Old Feb 25, 19, 11:31 am
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I just booked flights in May to AMS and the exit seats I got are still row 45.
Will have access to seating map probably by tomorrow when the Elal site is updated.
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Old Mar 2, 19, 7:32 pm
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Originally Posted by Houminer View Post
My flight is in 2 days (if they donít change aircrafts)
How did it go?
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Old Mar 3, 19, 1:37 am
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Update

Flew twice on these aircrafts (there is is more than one)
C was renumbered rows 1-4 but no real difference.
21 ABC does not exist.
Rows 22-23 are labeled "preferred" I don't know why.
The small galley between Y and C is gone, instead there are 21 HJK with plenty of legroom. Beware of 21H you are right across of the WC door.
28 Is the row before the exits - no recline
34 is the row of the first exit - no recline but extra legroom.
35 is the exit row.


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Old Mar 3, 19, 1:41 am
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Originally Posted by Houminer View Post
Flew twice on these aircrafts (there is is more than one)
Well obviously, as I mentioned above I found two more flights that day that had a similar configuration, including the second AMS service.

Thanks for reporting back.
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Old Mar 3, 19, 3:15 am
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Originally Posted by Houminer View Post
Flew twice on these aircrafts (there is is more than one)
C was renumbered rows 1-4 but no real difference.
21 ABC does not exist.
Rows 22-23 are labeled "preferred" I don't know why.
The small galley between Y and C is gone, instead there are 21 HJK with plenty of legroom. Beware of 21H you are right across of the WC door.
28 Is the row before the exits - no recline
34 is the row of the first exit - no recline but extra legroom.
35 is the exit row.


Thanks .
And the actual seats in C are the same? They didn't retrofit anything new?
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Old Mar 3, 19, 6:11 am
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Thanks .
And the actual seats in C are the same? They didn't retrofit anything new?
No changes in C
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