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Re: Employee Seating

#51 Post by Inverted2 » Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:40 am

I've been picking my seat for years. I don't know what you mean about owing money. When I deadhead I always try and choose my seat so I don't get a middle seat and have never been charged.
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Re: Employee Seating

#52 Post by Victory » Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:41 am

You changed it to preferred seats? Didn't it say those cost extra?
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Re: Employee Seating

#53 Post by Tail-Chaser » Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:20 am

I've been taking the best seat possible for 2.5 years... I guess I should start selling valuables. 😂
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Re: Employee Seating

#54 Post by Lightchop » Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:21 am

bearitus wrote:
Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:03 am
Like online through the AC app when checking in for the deadhead. I usually get assigned the aisle seat but because I am a big unit I prefer to switch it to the Emergency exit row seat. I have been doing this for the past 8 months at Jazz and have built up quite an unexpected tab.
It's an error. No we don't get charged to choose a yellow "preferred" seat. Instead of posting on avcan I suggest emailing your base rep or someone with contract compliance. It will be resolved quickly.
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Re: Employee Seating

#55 Post by altiplano » Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:42 pm

I can't see them charging you. It's clearly a mistake.

Did someone email you a bill or something?
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Re: Employee Seating

#56 Post by Dry Guy » Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:46 pm

You should post your issue in the Jazz forum. They might know more about what the contract says. I kind of doubts it mentions you are entitled to preferred seating but who knows. Maybe it was just something that they let slide for a while but now are cracking down on. I hope you aren't the one they are making an example of.
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Re: Employee Seating

#57 Post by Lightchop » Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:07 pm

The contract has no play here. It doesn't say anything. You can choose any seat AC allows you to choose. AC has always had ultimate control on our seating and passes, it isn't in the contract. In the past we could sit in premium econ, but alas no more. So AC is on top of and aware of what you can and can't choose for seating. If we were charged I'd owe thousands...
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Re: Employee Seating

#58 Post by av8ts » Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:01 am

Lightchop wrote:
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:07 pm
The contract has no play here. It doesn't say anything. You can choose any seat AC allows you to choose. AC has always had ultimate control on our seating and passes, it isn't in the contract. In the past we could sit in premium econ, but alas no more. So AC is on top of and aware of what you can and can't choose for seating. If we were charged I'd owe thousands...
As of last week I could still choose premium economy when checking in 24 hours prior
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Re: Employee Seating

#59 Post by Lightchop » Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:47 am

av8ts wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:01 am
Lightchop wrote:
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:07 pm
The contract has no play here. It doesn't say anything. You can choose any seat AC allows you to choose. AC has always had ultimate control on our seating and passes, it isn't in the contract. In the past we could sit in premium econ, but alas no more. So AC is on top of and aware of what you can and can't choose for seating. If we were charged I'd owe thousands...
As of last week I could still choose premium economy when checking in 24 hours prior
Hire date?

I can't. Used to be able to on the 330 and 787 but no longer. It changed for me about a year and a bit ago.
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Re: Employee Seating

#60 Post by plhought » Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:19 am

POS/DH is 'H' fare class. It allows you to pick "Preferred" seating. Still Y class (coded as Y+) (*note* NOT premium economy on the widebodies which is 'O' class).

Some POS bookings are space-available J upgradeable as well. Depending on employer/contract etc.

Picking the yellow seats isn't going to cost you anything.

Widebodies have some preferred seats (first row Y, exit row...etc) but not a section like the narrowbodies. If you are not seeing them when you check in they are most likely already booked, or protected by reservations for PNR's with infants or children (some seats are near a bassinet/kept protected to keep children and parent beside each other)
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