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Member since 14 Oct 2016
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Member since 23 Dec 2017
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Don't they block out middle seat if you are WP? Or maybe its just domestic flights?
Member since 18 May 2018
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Speaking from a recent experience flying QF Melbourne to Singapore in Y. It looked like an empty plane right up until boarding when it turned out they dumped a few Asia bound Jetstar flights onto our plane. Another passenger said it happens a lot with the A380's now heading back to Singapore. Not sure if the same thing happens in Sydney but if it does, stay upstairs. Otherwise you might have a Jetstar passenger seated between you celebrating their "upgrade" by drinking as much complimentary booze as they can get a hold of.
Member since 28 Aug 2015
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In my experience the lower deck often looks empty on Expert Flyer but tends to fill up rapidly when check in opens - my guess is a lot of people in the main Y cabin do not pre-select seats.
Member since 22 Oct 2012
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What's your seat allocation now in the upper deck Y cabin Theresnormissin? Whilst many do prefer this mini-cabin, just steer clear of 35DEF. It's a substandard set of sets, with a solid wall beside 35D.
Thanks for the tip Phily. We're currently in Row 33. Seat Guru is noting a 'limited recline' on the seats but I'm sure we can cope for the day trip. If we were further back in the cabin I probably would have made the change and not posted in the community!
Member since 15 Oct 2016
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Originally Posted by phily
Did you mean seats in row 36, esp 36D, which seems to have a solid wall beside it - these are allocated last in economy upper deck section
Member since 05 Jun 2018
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Hi Theresnormissin. If you stay on the upper deck then my wife & I have flown several times in 32A/B or 32J/K: we don't mind them at all. Space is good and there's a small storage bin under the window which is handy. It also seems a little quieter up there. Hope this helps ;-)
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