If you want to find a place with a view, be sure to avoid the window seats.
How often have you boarded a plane and arrived at your carefully selected window seat, only to discover that there is no window?
Given the sky-high view is one of the few advantages of the clamp against the wall of the plane, it’s a pretty disappointing scenario to find yourself.
Sometimes seats do not match with windows as a result of the extra rows, some airlines pressure on the board of directors, who throws the perfect alignment of the seats and windows in the war.
It is a phenomenon that brought the popular hashtag #wheresmywindow.
My seat has no window. maybe it is that extra? #wheresmywindow #missingwindow #windowawarenessday https://t.co/tMh5L8n4F3 pic.twitter.com/0dv3OmZlao
— Alistair Bates (@realAlistairB) July 21, 2017
But in a new note on her blog, Virgin Australia reveals the window “seats” on its aircraft, which have no windows and the air conditioning system.
If you enjoy looking out the window during a flight, the airline says that you want to avoid seat 9A on the Boeing 737-800s, seat 39A on the Airbus 330-200 and seats 21A and 21K on the Boeing 777-300ER.
Passengers in these places the person directly in front, behind and even in the row of them in the opposite window seat will have with windows, but they won’t.
Here is the reason why it happens, using the example of the Boeing 737 aircraft, which comprises the largest part of the fleet of Virgin Australia.
The airline explains that the planes of the type 737, air-distribution pipes running through the hull the hull of the plane on the overhead.
“These pipes run to the side of the fuselage to the overhead vents, in the space where a window of seat 9A normally would be, then, to provide air conditioning in the cabin through overhead ventilators,” Virgin Australia said.
And it is not only a feature on the 737. It can also be found on the Boeing 777, 747, 757’s and even the 737 MAXs.
“Most Airbus types have also a similar window to the window frame, so it is not exclusive for one type of aircraft or corporation; it is actually a fairly common feature in commercial aircraft,” the airline says.
So if you find yourself in a windowless of the window, your sacrifice is to keep track of all of your co-passengers cool and comfortable.
This article originally appeared on the News.com.au