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Old Oct 25, 18, 5:52 pm
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Originally Posted by Thai-Kiwi View Post
Space+ at only 83cm on the 321 will be a rude shock to those used to, and maybe even (k)need, the generous 88cm on the 320.
Completely different seats and design so you can't directly compare seat pitch with older seat designs.

I've been told the Acro design "feels" like an extra 3-4cm or so. Remember as well the middle seat is wider than the aisle and window seats.
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Old Oct 25, 18, 9:53 pm
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Originally Posted by sbiddle View Post
Completely different seats and design so you can't directly compare seat pitch with older seat designs.

I've been told the Acro design "feels" like an extra 3-4cm or so. Remember as well the middle seat is wider than the aisle and window seats.
I understand your point, and indeed the critical distance is between the forward face of your seat to the back of the seat in front. If the seatback thickness changes then seat pitch comparisons are more difficult.

But unless the new back seat on the 321 is at least 5cm 'thinner' than the 320's seat back, then 88cm seat pitch must still be greater than 83cm seat pitch ... Anyway, proof of the pudding will be the actual experience.

Notes can then be compared.....
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Old Oct 28, 18, 5:43 pm
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Looks like NZ937/938 is becoming an A321NEO, guess OOL is the prime market for one.
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Old Oct 30, 18, 4:26 am
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Iíve been informed by airnz that the first flight will be Akl to brissie on 23rd Nov, NZ739
flight is pretty pricey so unlikely sadly, that I will be on it..
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Old Nov 10, 18, 10:50 pm
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Originally Posted by sbiddle View Post
Completely different seats and design so you can't directly compare seat pitch with older seat designs.

I've been told the Acro design "feels" like an extra 3-4cm or so. Remember as well the middle seat is wider than the aisle and window seats.
marketing BS, feels like extra space but its not. Its like a JUMBO kilo, its still a kilo.
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Old Nov 10, 18, 11:54 pm
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marketing BS, feels like extra space but its not. Its like a JUMBO kilo, its still a kilo.
Umm well pitch is just a single measure from the same point to the same point. It doesn't take into account shape etc.

Other measures which affect space more than pitch are seat front to to seat in front. Front of cushion to seat to in front. As those will given you a better feel for how much space there is.
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Old Nov 11, 18, 1:53 am
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Anyone booked on the first flight to/from Brisbane?
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Old Nov 19, 18, 11:21 pm
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Why is it hanging out in the hangar for so long after arrival prior to its first revenue flight?

It irks me that I have never seen it while flying in and out of Auckland
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Old Nov 19, 18, 11:37 pm
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Originally Posted by NZbutterfly View Post
Why is it hanging out in the hangar for so long after arrival prior to its first revenue flight?

It irks me that I have never seen it while flying in and out of Auckland
Huge amount of familiarisation going on for everybody in the airline.
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Old Nov 27, 18, 10:58 pm
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A review from Australian Business Traveller
https://www.ausbt.com.au/what-it-s-l...airbus-a321neo
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Old Nov 30, 18, 12:23 pm
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Originally Posted by nzkarit View Post
Umm well pitch is just a single measure from the same point to the same point. It doesn't take into account shape etc.

Other measures which affect space more than pitch are seat front to to seat in front. Front of cushion to seat to in front. As those will given you a better feel for how much space there is.
yes and that's why airlines love THIN seats.
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Old Dec 3, 18, 6:23 am
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Any actual FTer bum in seat reports from the A321neo (other than the AusBT reports, which you can find here, here and here)?
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Old Dec 3, 18, 1:56 pm
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I do find it interesting that ausbt regard the WiFi price as being expensive compared to other airlines - compare it to UA where it's US$15.99 for an hour, US$20.99 for 2 hours or US$26.99 for the entire flight on 4-5 hr United domestic flight including their p.s service between LAX and EWR.
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