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Is UA blocking some Row 1 domestic F seats for FAs? No longer starting 11 Nov 2020?

Is UA blocking some Row 1 domestic F seats for FAs? No longer starting 11 Nov 2020?

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UA appears to have dropped the FA social distancing seat blocking program on 11 Nov 2020

Originally Posted by cosflyer View Post
i was chatting it up with a ua mainline gate agent in houston and showed her this post....she said that uax aircraft crj200 and erj170/175 and ua mainline 737 have "hard blocked" ....seats 1c/d on uax crj200,erj170/175 and 1e/f on the 737 can not be used(hard blocked) and on the 319/320 1 b/e can be used if needed(soft blocked) the reason she said that uax seats are blocked is that the distance from the galley to row 1 is relatively short and thats why those seats are hard blocked and on the 737 there are 2 f/a seated in the forward jumpseat so on takeoff and landing they can be socially distanced.
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Old Oct 3, 20, 8:14 pm
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Are any seats blocked on 757-300?
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Old Oct 3, 20, 9:51 pm
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Originally Posted by RobOnLI View Post
ERJ/CRJ generally have 1B blocked
-RM
1C
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Old Oct 4, 20, 12:49 am
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Our PP upgrades cleared into 1B&E on an A319 PVR-SFO. The FAs were pretty surprised -- they said they thought the seats were supposed to be blocked. The guy in 1F also swore up and down UA assured him 1E would be blocked. The upgrade appears to have triggered the evening before, so it did not seem to be a GA (game-time) decision. However, we didn't get seat assignments until the GA cleared us into those seats just before boarding.
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Old Oct 4, 20, 9:55 am
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On my -8 flight 1DE were blocked. FAA social distancing for flight attendants. Our pursuer sat in D for take off.
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Old Oct 4, 20, 12:41 pm
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Originally Posted by Duke777 View Post
Are any seats blocked on 757-300?
If UA can sell all 24 F seats, they won't block any.
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Old Oct 4, 20, 4:42 pm
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Originally Posted by fly747first View Post
If UA can sell all 24 F seats, they won't block any.
(Even if they can't, they still won't block any.)
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Old Oct 5, 20, 5:43 pm
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Originally Posted by fumje View Post
(Even if they can't, they still won't block any.)
Yep, none blocked on my 757-300.
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Old Oct 5, 20, 9:23 pm
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Originally Posted by Duke777 View Post
Yep, none blocked on my 757-300.
I guess I have been lucky on my FLL EWR flights on which I have had two seats to myself in F; not as lucky for FLL - ORD
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Old Oct 6, 20, 9:47 am
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1E blocked on a 738 last night from MCO to EWR, but 1B wasn't. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Old Oct 6, 20, 3:01 pm
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Originally Posted by threecap View Post
1E blocked on a 738 last night from MCO to EWR, but 1B wasn't. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
The 738 should have 1E/F blocked, not 1B/E.
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Old Oct 6, 20, 7:40 pm
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Originally Posted by Duke777 View Post
Yep, none blocked on my 757-300.
1 E&F were blocked on my flight Friday.
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Old Oct 12, 20, 12:33 pm
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Have a 737-700 ride coming today. The inbound flight had 1 A & B blocked. My flight has the entire first row blocked off. Hoping they wind up releasing two seats as I'm #2 on the upgrade list

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Old Oct 12, 20, 12:45 pm
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Took two flights this past week. SFO to PDX on a 737... first was completely full. PDX to SFO on A320... someone cleared into 1B. I ended up having the only empty first class seat next to me (was in 1F), which was wonderful

It seems at this point to be totally random/inconsistent?
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Old Oct 12, 20, 1:21 pm
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Saturday CVG>DEN on a 175, seat 1C was blocked.

Connecting flight DEN>ONT on an A320 1B & 1E were empty when I boarded (last) into 1A. Few minutes later, 2 people come from the back and sit at 1B and 1E.

Just a note...First class seemed foreign to the passenger next to me in 1B, as he watched my every move on how to remove a tray table, etc, and asking me "Does the foot rest swing out?".
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Old Oct 12, 20, 1:26 pm
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Originally Posted by wunderpit View Post
..."Does the foot rest swing out?".
"Only if you push hard enough on the back of the seat so it goes into a lie-flat position"
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