Seat Recommendation UA 767-300 Lie Flat C.

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  1. genemk2

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    Does anyone have insight into which lie-flat seat in UA's Business Class is best on the 767?

    I looked on Seatguru and didn't find anything. I'm currently booked in 8A b/c I like to look out the window and the rear-facing keeps your head slightly above your feet in flight. Any other considerations?

    Thanks!!
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  2. 2wheels

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    All things being equal, I choose a window facing away from where the sun will be.
     
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    I would agree with your choice of it being a rear facing. However, window or aisle is you preference
     
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    IIRC row 8 does not have all the windows. If you like rear facing and windows, I'd go with row 6.
     
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    On a TATL I'll go for C/H so that I've got aisle access without anyone stepping over me - window's only fun for a short period, preferably rear-facing. On a domestic I'll go rear-facing window.
     
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    Agree 100%, I'm a 8C kind of guy for your reasons.
    Also please keep in mind on a trans atlantic/pacific route, most of your fellow passengers would really appreciate it if you closed the screens on the windows so they can either see their vedio screens or sleep without the glare of the sun.
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    Thanks for all the replies! I'm going TATL IAD-DME so I'll sit on the left side of the plane -- that will be north-facing so no sun. I still prefer windows, even on long-haul -- I will likely only get up once during the flight.

    But I will go 6A if there are better windows there!

    Thanks!!
     
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    Although it doesn't look available on your flight, I prefer the 6J/K side if I have to, as 2K gets used as a pilot rest suite so it feels like there's less noise (and tromping in the aisle) coming from F on that side, as opposed to the left aisle.
     
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    8A has the same amount of windows as seen in 8K.

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    Just sat in 8A the other day and didn't have a window issue.
     
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    Steer clear of row 10. The proximity to the galley makes it for an awful seat. There is a refrigerator compressor that vents right next to 10J/K. It's loud and annoying.
     
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    Back facing, aisle, in my personal favourite, having flown this multiple times.
    I say aisle because if you have a wide body like me, that seat is incredibly narrow. That damn armrest gets in the way and the foot well is way too small.

    I love row 6. Often the FA's out of laziness, will get items from the F galley (which is closer) insted of the business class galley.
     
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    My bad. I know there is a row on the 763s that is missing a window. Wonder if it is row 7?
     
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    When heading east on TATL flights I like the left window side as well since you'll have a shot at getting some northern lights views.
     
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    Is there a reason you're not considering row 6? 6A/K are my favorite seats in biz on the 767.
     
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    I started out with 8A, but based on feedback, I changed to 6A!

    Second question, a bit of a hijack:

    I was originally booked on a L-fare on the outbound, B-fare on the return. After a few days I realized that L is lower than W and was not eligible for SWU-use.

    I called UA expecting them to charge me difference in fare PLUS change fee to go from L to W. But the agent said that I would only have the pay the difference in fare. My understanding is that L-fares are one of the cheapest categories of tickets -- did I just get lucky here by not having to pay the change-fee? Or did the rules from the B-fare carry over?
     
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    UA has often made the ability to "fare-up" without penalty available to customers. CO will do it, too, but only if you're buying up to a fare that is confirmed in the higher cabin, not just to be able to use an upgrade cert.
     
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    Accordig to Seat Guru, 13AB misaligned window also close to galley and lav's
     
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    6B is my favorite seat on dayflights/domestic. 6A on the overnight. Lots of privacy, you'll also be the first from biz to deplane. I don't mind the rear facing. Don't like the middle two seater, you loose your privacy.
     
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    The OP was asking about business class seats on an International Config 763.

    The seats you are referring to are a) coach and b) reserved as crew rest seats for international routes.
     
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    Oops, yes your right, guess when I get up in the morning should wipe the sleep out of my eyes before I look at seat maps:confused:
     
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    It's kind of cool we all have a favorite seats for various reasons. I think the only thing we might have in common is we rather be up front rather than in Y :)
    I also personally think there really isn't a bad C seat in PMUA international 767.
     
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    I prefer row 9JK (on the right side) of the aircraft, or 7, but NOT 9 on the left The middles aren't bad although some aircraft have THREE seats in the middle which is odd. but most likely not this config.
     
  25. Rob
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    Er, no 767-300ER international config flying for United has three business class seats in the middle section.

    (Also, you prefer 9JK but not 9 on the right? Doesn't make much sense ;))
     

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