AF 777-300ER biz class conversion

Old Oct 17, 18, 8:50 am
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AF 777-300ER biz class conversion

Have all the 300ER's that fly Europe-Asia and US-Europe been converted to the new business class? Looking to book a trip JFK-CDG-BKK and return and trying to figure out if it's worth the biz class fare.

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Old Oct 17, 18, 8:53 am
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There is a sizable chunk that have not and will not receive the new seat. If you search on the AF site it will tell you if a specific flight has the new or old seats
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Old Oct 17, 18, 8:56 am
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Originally Posted by ajeleonard View Post
There is a sizable chunk that have not and will not receive the new seat. If you search on the AF site it will tell you if a specific flight has the new or old seats
In the long term, all AF 777s will get new seats
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Old Oct 17, 18, 9:06 am
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I'm pretty certain that any 77W operating on JFK-CDG would have the flat bed seats, but I don't know about to BKK.
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Old Oct 17, 18, 9:14 am
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Are the old seats pretty horrible? Or are they decent?
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Old Oct 17, 18, 10:48 am
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See updated information about new J seats deployments and other information for details. You can see which one you get on the route when booking (the "designed by" logo / 1-2-1 seat map) but this doesn't guarantee anything.

Pretty much - if it's 772 or 77W with P, it's the new BEST seat. Otherwise it's the old NEV4 seat, which is angle flat, 2-3-2 configuration and in general worse than D1 767 seat
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Originally Posted by infmedic View Post
Have all the 300ER's that fly Europe-Asia and US-Europe been converted to the new business class? Looking to book a trip JFK-CDG-BKK and return and trying to figure out if it's worth the biz class fare.
BKK sees both old (NEV4) or BEST seats depending on the day.
JFK : A380-operated flights are old seats (NEV3 or 4). B787 flight is BEST seats, B777 flights are normally all BEST to JFK.
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Old Oct 20, 18, 4:13 pm
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LAX?

I assume LAX-CDG also gets the new seats typically? Booking shows 1-2-1 layout (773), just want to make sure it's not a common sub. Not flying until March.
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Old Oct 21, 18, 1:22 am
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Originally Posted by mkenwayx View Post
I assume LAX-CDG also gets the new seats typically? Booking shows 1-2-1 layout, just want to make sure it's not a common sub. Not flying until March.
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You cannot be sure of anything. AF typically operates a lot of A380s on that route and these have NEV3 or NEV4.
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Originally Posted by brunos View Post
You cannot be sure of anything. AF typically operates a lot of A380s on that route and these have NEV3 or NEV4.
Sorry for the bad post and lack of detail! This is on a 773.
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Old Oct 21, 18, 10:57 am
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Originally Posted by mkenwayx View Post
Sorry for the bad post and lack of detail! This is on a 773.
As you are flying in March, you cannot be sure of the equipment.
Currently one of the flight is scheduled as A380 and the other (not daily) as a 772 or 77W. But that can change, so I would not be sure.
With 772, you are sure of flat beds, not with 77W. With A380, you are sure of angled seat, including IMO opinion awful NEV3.
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