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Everything You Wanted To Know About Where To Sit On An EMB175

Everything You Wanted To Know About Where To Sit On An EMB175

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2A seems to be a preferred choice in First.

1A doesn't have a cutout so might not be as good for tall people & seems to be colder.

7C/D seems to be preferred choice for E+. Often blocked until T24, but then seem to be available.

7A/B also good, although 7B may get bumped during boarding because it's in aisle.
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Old Oct 18, 15, 7:01 pm
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Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
There was PDE but it was kind of buggy.
I do not think I have been on one that had it, and IIRC only one with WiFi - and been on quite a few of these now.
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Old Oct 18, 15, 7:06 pm
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Originally Posted by EmailKid View Post
I do not think I have been on one that had it, and IIRC only one with WiFi - and been on quite a few of these now.
This was aircraft N127SY.
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2A was fine.
PDE was dodgy. Would play audio for GoT but not video. Started watching Anchorman II which was fine but then when I stopped it to take a photo out the window I could never get it to start working again.
8:40am departure snack basket.
Bins on the A side are smaller for purses and things like that. Normal size roller fits fine across the aisle. Didn't look back and see if in Y the bins on both sides were "big".
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Old Oct 28, 15, 10:49 am
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In E+, row 7 has tons of legroom. I tend to avoid 7A/B due to the limited underseat storage (having the single F seat just in front). Also in 7B you're almost sitting in the aisle ...
7C/D are great seats with tons of underseat storage. Also, I notice that these two seats seem to be blocked until T-24 and when I check in at or just after T-24, they seem to almost always be available ...
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Old Oct 28, 15, 11:40 am
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Originally Posted by lazytom View Post
In E+, row 7 has tons of legroom. I tend to avoid 7A/B due to the limited underseat storage (having the single F seat just in front). Also in 7B you're almost sitting in the aisle ...
7C/D are great seats with tons of underseat storage. Also, I notice that these two seats seem to be blocked until T-24 and when I check in at or just after T-24, they seem to almost always be available ...
Got "upgraded" from 7C to 4C, it was no upgrade. First and only time on a 175 so didn't know config very well. 4C is weird in that it sticks out into the division (curtain) between E and F class so passengers and FA's always tend to run into it when passing. I would not take 4C again even on a CPU.
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I've been in 3C and 3D, no complaints about either seat. I've received the seats as CPU so I have not had the opportunity to sit on the single side of the plane or further up (as those seats were previously assigned to other customers).

Originally Posted by JVPhoto View Post
2A was fine.
PDE was dodgy. Would play audio for GoT but not video. Started watching Anchorman II which was fine but then when I stopped it to take a photo out the window I could never get it to start working again.
8:40am departure snack basket.
Bins on the A side are smaller for purses and things like that. Normal size roller fits fine across the aisle. Didn't look back and see if in Y the bins on both sides were "big".
Y has normal overheads. I missed the upgrade on an ORD->BOI trip a couple weeks back I didn't find a seat in Y that was particularly better than others (although I didn't get to sit in 7C/7D which others say is great).

Seconded on PDE. Video kept stalling. Gogo manages the entertainment for these flights, so hitting entertainment in the United app takes you to a specific site in your browser... then you pick the movie/TV show... hit play... and the video opens up in the United app? It kept stalling, and, on several occasions, would not play until it was stopped, went back to the browser, hit play on the movie again, but it didn't remember the spot where it was stopped - so I had to seek to the position where I last was manually
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+1 on row 7. it's insane how much legroom there is. i sat in 7A and 7B did not have anything under the seat in front when i boarded so needless to say, i had a lot of legroom and a lot of room for my bag.
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Just got in from a trip with 3 out of 4 segments on E175s. First was in 2A on a brand new plane. Had no issues with PDE, went in and out of the movie about event 15-20 minutes and never had any stalling or hiccups. It was a pleasant flight. Only detractors were not being offered a PDB (Mesa) and a doozy of a rough descent into IAH, but that was the fault of TS Patricia.
My return this AM had both segments on the E175. Both times I was in 4D - did a SDC last night and I got the seat I got. I've been in 2D a couple of times, and 4D was the same experience. I really do think I prefer this plane to B73x and A3xx
Oh, and my 22" roller fit fine in the bin over 3CD. The bin over 4CD is deep front to back, but narrow side to side. It held my laptop bag just fine.

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Old Oct 28, 15, 10:05 pm
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Originally Posted by nomad420 View Post
Got "upgraded" from 7C to 4C, it was no upgrade.
If you didn't like that, don't do 7B. EVERYONE bashes into you during boarding

Originally Posted by haddon90 View Post
+1 on row 7. it's insane how much legroom there is. i sat in 7A and 7B
ALWAYS dodging pax with large bags in 7B.

They are looking at row numbers while their bags are looking to do damage to person in 7B
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Old Dec 15, 15, 11:01 am
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I flew my third one yesterday from RDU-IAD. So far I've sat in 4A, 7F and 8A.

Any A seat in F is going to be great obviously, you might like the bulkhead due to the no recline factor but then you have to deal with getting your bag down later. For coach, the bulkhead is my favorite as there's just a certain so you get unlimited legroom. However, the E+ seats are pretty good too, they feel roomier than similar seats on the CRJ-700.
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Originally Posted by JVPhoto View Post
2A was fine.
PDE was dodgy. Would play audio for GoT but not video. Started watching Anchorman II which was fine but then when I stopped it to take a photo out the window I could never get it to start working again.
8:40am departure snack basket.
Bins on the A side are smaller for purses and things like that. Normal size roller fits fine across the aisle. Didn't look back and see if in Y the bins on both sides were "big".
1A
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Old Jan 25, 16, 7:11 pm
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Anyone with opinions on 1C/D vs 3C/D? 2 of us and the A rows are all taken anyways.
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Old Jan 25, 16, 7:31 pm
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Originally Posted by thejaredhuang View Post
Anyone with opinions on 1C/D vs 3C/D? 2 of us and the A rows are all taken anyways.
Pretty standard bulkhead versus not debate. I generally avoid bulkheads in F and would go with row 3.
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Old Feb 26, 16, 1:59 pm
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Having been spending a bit of time on the E175 lately (and I like them), some thoughts on the 7A/B versus 7C/D question.

If you are traveling with someone 7C/D are probably the best. The legroom is excellent, and you have two first class seats in front of you to put stuff under. There's also a small overhead bin right above you that might not get used by first class (it's just a little far back of them and not quite large enough for a full size rollaboard), and unquestionably yours.

If you are by yourself 7A or B might be better since 7A is a little more private, while 7B has the unlimited legroom facing the aisle. To me this makes 7A and B feel a little different from each other, though there is the issue of who gets the underseat space.

Needless to say if you're traveling with a child row 7 is excellent because they won't be able to kick the seat in front of them. But it is less desirable for a kid because the windows are not ideally placed for little people to see out of them.

The long and the short of it is that row 7 on the E175 is one of the best Economy Plus experiences in the fleet.
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Old Feb 26, 16, 2:04 pm
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Originally Posted by CMK10 View Post
the little beverage table in the armrest on the single seat side is really unstable and you need to be careful about knocking your drink off.

The little beverage table actually locks around the glasses. Once I worked that out my life improved immensely. The second glass of Buffalo Trace helped too

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