This flight check-in page allows you to choose seats from a 'row 34' which is shown in front of all the other rows and with 9 seats.

Is this just for overbooking? What are these seats like?


The plane is an American Airlines MD-80

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    Take a seat at the font, this plane is so quite at the front, and so noisy at the back. The ugliest plane was ever made in history. – Nean Der Thal Jan 6 '16 at 21:26

According to SeatGuru this row doesn't exist. I'd suspect a bug in the booking software, and wouldn't book a seat in this phantom row if I were you :)

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    I have worked in a variation of this ugly plane for 7 years, what you said is correct, it is 100% a bug. The extra row shown belongs to a wide-bodied plane, most likely a 777-200. – Nean Der Thal Jan 6 '16 at 21:23
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    @HeidelBerGensis either that, or they are some new kind of super-tiny jump seat that can fit nine passengers in the width of five normal seats, between the buklhead and/or flight attendants and the first row of normal-seat passengers. US air carriers are known for squeezing revenue, after all. – phoog Jan 6 '16 at 21:44
  • @phoog I do not think so, check the 777-200 v1 for American Airlines and you will see a match with the extra row the OP posted. – Nean Der Thal Jan 6 '16 at 21:54
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    @HeidelBerGensis it was a joke :-) – phoog Jan 6 '16 at 21:55
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    @O.R.Mapper "Sorry sir, there was a mistake, you can not board. Here's a voucher!" – Nean Der Thal Jan 6 '16 at 22:18

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