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Deek 61 posts

I’ve had middle seat blocked for me on a recent flight to Istanbul which was almost full (checked on expertflyer beforehand) and I’m only Silver, so for sure it’ll happen for Golds.

Empty middle seat is an unpublished BA benefit and even then not guaranteed even for golds.

So I fail to see how you are so certain it will happen on a completely different airline.

I didn’t say it always happens, obviously if the plane is full you won’t get it, but I’m giving anecdotal evidence that it does happen.


@simonjones
the middle seat is E and is currently showing as occupied, not blocked, hope that helps.

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