A321 (Non-Mint) Rows 9 and 22

Old Jun 18, 19, 7:00 pm
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A321 (Non-Mint) Rows 9 and 22

When booking rows 9 and 22 on a non-mint A321 it mentions that the seats are narrower.

Has anyone had experience with the seats being slimmer than other seats and what was your experience traveling in these rows?
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Old Jun 18, 19, 9:56 pm
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They are both horrible seats, probably the worst in the fleet. Avoid them.
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Old Jun 23, 19, 8:12 am
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Originally Posted by RAD_PDX View Post
They are both horrible seats, probably the worst in the fleet. Avoid them.
I routinely sit in 9B/C with my SO. They are fine and definitely not the worst seats in the fleet. I've never sat in 22 so I can't comment.
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Old Jun 26, 19, 2:41 pm
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Originally Posted by MSYtoJFKagain View Post
I routinely sit in 9B/C with my SO. They are fine and definitely not the worst seats in the fleet. I've never sat in 22 so I can't comment.
Disagree... they are not fine. Perhaps I overstated them as being "the worst", but under no circumstances do I recommend them.
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Old Jun 26, 19, 5:06 pm
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You haven't given a reason that you find them so horrible.


Pros for me:

Only paired seats in the front so no third wheel. Extra elbow room on the left. They don't feel any narrower than a normal seat.

Cons:

As with most front of the cabin non-EMS seats, you are very unlikely to get overhead space unless you're Mosaic.



I don't see any reason why they're worse than a standard seat.
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Old Jun 27, 19, 5:53 am
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Originally Posted by RAD_PDX View Post
I guess you're right.

Avoid them at all costs.
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Old Jun 27, 19, 10:44 am
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Originally Posted by RAD_PDX View Post
They are both horrible seats, probably the worst in the fleet. Avoid them.
Can you elaborate a bit more as to why they are "worst in the fleet"?
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Old Jun 27, 19, 10:50 am
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Doesn't actually have extra legroom, limited recline, more narrow, I assume there is a power outlet as advertised but I didn't see it.
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Old Jun 27, 19, 10:54 am
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Originally Posted by RAD_PDX View Post
Doesn't actually have extra legroom, limited recline, more narrow, I assume there is a power outlet as advertised but I didn't see it.
Thank you for the reply.

Row 9 isn't supposed to have Extra Legroom.

Row 10 is an Exit Row with a full size door. On top of that, there is an FA jumpseat located behind the row so it's not supposed to recline.

Power outlets are located underneath the seats.

All of this stated on the JetBlue website at time of booking.

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Old Jun 27, 19, 11:03 am
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Originally Posted by RWPrincess View Post
Thank you for the reply.

Row 9 isn't supposed to have Extra Legroom.

Row 10 is an Exit Row with a full size door. On top of that, there is an FA jumpsuit located behind the row so it's not supposed to recline.

Power outlets are located underneath the seats.

All of this stated on the JetBlue website at time of booking.

So it doesn't recline and it is more narrow... my advice holds, don't sit there. I'm not debating that JetBlue doesn't say all of this, it's still a bad seat.

FYI, SeatGuru also mistakenly lists it as an exit row (not uncommon for them to be wrong though)
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Old Jun 27, 19, 11:26 am
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I'll have to bring a measuring implement next time but my butt can't tell the difference.
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Old Jul 1, 19, 9:27 am
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The seats in rows 9 and 22 are identical to the rest of the core seats. With the E seats you have a FA jumpseat facing backwards where F would be, but other than take off and landing those jumpseats are usually empty. Recline might be slightly limited but I don’t remember for sure. Power outlets are behind your legs facing forward, I think one outlet for the pair of seats. The seats are not narrower, but as non-EMS seats you still get standard legroom.

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Old Jul 2, 19, 2:46 pm
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My wife and I fly JetBlue a lot to Florida.and I figured we would give row 9 a try because it only has 2 seats.We usually get 2 aisles across from each other. If I have a choice I vote for the 2 aisles over the row 9 seats. Even though there were only 2 seats, it felt cramped.
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