I was on a 2.15 hr flight the other night from FLL - CMH with about 16 other passengers on a 737-800. We were all told we could sit in rows 4-10 no where else. The first few rows were reserved for the flight crew. There excuse was for weight and balance. I hardly think on an airplane that size that an even amount of 16 passengers spread out on the plane would be a problem. There was basically 1 person per side per row. I would have liked more separation. Could it have been that it was easier for the flight crew to keep track of passengers if they all sat together? The flight crew were not concerned about catching Covid 19 since not one wore a mask.
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