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Bedding on non-premium transcon domestic wide bodies?

Old Apr 6, 21, 11:40 pm
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Bedding on non-premium transcon domestic wide bodies?

Do the wide-body transcon domestic flights in F have a pillow and/or other bedding? For example, SFO IAD SFO?

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Old Apr 6, 21, 11:58 pm
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Originally Posted by SFO_FT View Post
Do the wide-body transcon domestic flights in F have a pillow and/or other bedding? For example, SFO IAD SFO?
If you're lucky, you'll get a Saks pillow and day blanket, but they are not guaranteed outside of the PS routes to/from NYC. I did not receive either on a LAX-IAD 788 RT last summer.
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Originally Posted by SFO_FT View Post
Do the wide-body transcon domestic flights in F have a pillow and/or other bedding? For example, SFO IAD SFO?
Didn't get either one on a recent IAD-SFO on the 788.
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Old Apr 7, 21, 4:21 pm
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Originally Posted by econ View Post
Didn't get either one on a recent IAD-SFO on the 788.
That was also my experience on an IAD-SFO high-J 763 two Sundays ago.
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Old Apr 7, 21, 4:24 pm
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Nope.
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Old Apr 8, 21, 9:53 am
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I've flown this route/equipment about 8 times in the last year. Standard domestic First, so the answer is no. You won't even get the thin blanket unless you ask (again, standard First IME).
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Old Apr 8, 21, 12:55 pm
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Was on a transcon (non-ps) 788 true Polaris some time ago: just the thin blue "blankette" as in standard domestic F was provided, no pillow.
It really took away from the otherwise great lie-flat seat.experience.
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Old Apr 8, 21, 1:27 pm
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Originally Posted by SFO_FT View Post
Do the wide-body transcon domestic flights in F have a pillow and/or other bedding? For example, SFO IAD SFO?
No, not a practice of UA after the merger, only PMUA did that
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Old Apr 8, 21, 9:35 pm
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Another datapoint: I flew SFO-IAD earlier this week on the 763. Thin blanket was available at all F seats, but no pillow. The only domestic widebodies current getting the better bedding (thicker blanket/duvet, regular pillow, and gel pillow) are those operating the premium transcons (JFK/EWR-LAX/SFO).

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Old Apr 10, 21, 1:32 pm
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Your coat (or other outer garment you brought) as a blanket and your backpack (or other soft carry-on item) as a pillow.
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Old Apr 10, 21, 5:57 pm
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Originally Posted by FlyerBeek View Post
...The only domestic widebodies current getting the better bedding (thicker blanket/duvet, regular pillow, and gel pillow) are those operating the premium transcons (JFK/EWR-LAX/SFO)...
All the lie-flats (incl. 752s) to/from Hawaii (even to/from west coast) get pillow and duvet. Hawaii is domestic.

I think all coat-to-coast lie-flats should get same treatment.

At a minimum, equip all red-eye lie-flats, from Hawaii and West coast. Maybe it's an issue of getting the pillows and blankets back to west.

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Old Apr 10, 21, 8:01 pm
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Originally Posted by econ View Post
Didn't get either one on a recent IAD-SFO on the 788.
didnt get one the other direction on a 777 in Dec. 19. They had the thin blankets on request only, and when my wife asked for a pillow, she suggested taking another blanket and bunching it up to make one.

definitely a change from the good ol days. Cant remember when, but probably either not too long before the merger or not too long after, I was on a 2-4-2 configured 777 SFO-ORD, and there was bedding provided (definitely well pre-saks, though).
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Does UA offer pillows and blankets on HNL-EWR in economy? I am flying it next week. Thanks

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Your coat (or other outer garment you brought) as a blanket and your backpack (or other soft carry-on item) as a pillow.
You don't know how many times I've done that - both on and off of planes. 😁😁
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Old Apr 12, 21, 9:58 am
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Does UA offer pillows and blankets on HNL-EWR in economy? I am flying it next week. Thanks
Absolutely not.
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