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Inflight Experience / Seating American Airlines 777-200 retrofit

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Eugene Gzz, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. Eugene Gzz

    Eugene Gzz Reader

    Hello, I am about to book a flight from DFW to Seoul ICN. American shows the operated aircraft is a 777 with economy, business and first. Could anyone say the progress that American Airlines might have on the refurbish of the old 777´ case I might be luck in getting a new cabin as older one and its lay flat seats are bad. I will fly in October 2016, still some time away,. thanks
  2. Gaurav

    Gaurav Well-Known Member

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    I think the upgrade project is at a standstill given the seat sourcing issues for AA so I certainly wouldn't count on having the new seats :(
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  3. Jacob McCarthy

    Jacob McCarthy Active Member

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    yea, Zodiac got way behind on retrofits and the project has basically stopped
  4. JohnR

    JohnR New Member

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    In January 2016 I got tickets from DFW to ICN first class September 17th, 2016 for my wife and myself using miles on a 777-200 V1. In April I noticed our seating assignment had been changed. I called American Airlines to inquire what happened. The girl there checked and found out that on September 15th the plane was changing to a 777-200 V2 and changed my seats for us. Whether it changes again is to be seen. Hope this helps.
  5. David W

    David W Well-Known Member

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    According to Seatguru, AA's 772 - V2 doesnt have an F cabin so were you refunded the miles?

    I had a friend who was able to book JFK-BCN AA F while at the time the aircraft for the flight didnt have an F cabin. She booked it anyway, called AA and they did nothing and told her to pay the extra miles because there was no saver J space. A few weeks ago AA proactively reached out to her, told her that shes ticketed in F but the flight doesnt have an F cabin so they rebooked her in J, at the old J rates. She had to fly on those dates so I told her to keep the F booking they AA was giving her trouble. Worked out in the end though!
  6. JohnR

    JohnR New Member

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    Since AA changed our plane they refunded the difference in miles from the old First class mileage rate to the old business rate. Worked out fine.