Flight Seat Questions to SA

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  1. SNIPER59

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    I book early, and always get the exit row seats for a few dollars more...that 4 feet of leg room is a dream come true, and it doesnt matter where you sit as you can still come and go as you please. Also, it is less than half the price of the premium economy seats.
     
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    Sniper, I was under the impression that the exit row seats weren't available. Do you know what row?
     
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    It depends on the plane which row it would be...And you sometimes cannot book exit row seats online, under Manage My booking, Seat Selection. So if it doesnt work online, I call the airline directly and they do it for me. I have flown exit row seating every trip, and every leg of each trip. Cant stand people leaning back their seats on me.
     
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    Geeezzzz.... Was meant to be a joke gents,,,,,, and no one ever said it was a "stupid question",,,,, Sorry, Just having some fun.

    Good luck again on your hunt.
     
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    I know you were. Thats why I put a smilie at the end. For me the flights are brutal beyond comprehension and almost enough to keep from going again. So for me it does matter.:eek:
     
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    Wouldnt it be great if the airlines threw a sale on business class seating to Africa sometimes, just for fun?? The business class seats, which usually even fold down into a bed would be fantastic!!! However they cost more than most of my hunt packages!!! I would rather use that money to shoot more game, and suck up the seating situation, for those long dreadful hours...haha!
     
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    One of my Ph's said it very well when he gave me this reply, when I was bitchin about the horrid flights, he said..''you know, if it was close and easy, we wouldnt have the amount of game you see out here everyday''. He may be correct.
     
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    He is definitely correct, if it was a 10 hr flight and half the cost for a ticket, hunting would explode in popularity for Africa hunting.
     
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    For me it is 20 hours of flying with a 7.5 hour layover...and after one good sleep in Africa, it becomes all worth it!!
    I had never hunted anywhere abroad before, but now I have the Africa ''bug''...as is evident with this being my 3rd safari in June, in the last 13 months!! To suffer for 27 hours on a flight, to see virtually thousands of incredible animals, is worth a whole lot more to me than flying for 4 or 5 hours and not seeing a damn thing!! For the hunting experiences that I have had, I would sit in one of those flying cucumbers for twice as long!! Somehow a person just can not get enough of Africa!
     
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    The plane for Delta Atlanta to J'berg is a 777 I believe. I'll call Delta and ask them if they'll give me an exit row seat. Good idea, and thanks.
     

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