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LAX-KOA round trip - aircraft type - flat bed?

LAX-KOA round trip - aircraft type - flat bed?

Old Sep 30, 17, 9:27 pm
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LAX-KOA round trip - aircraft type - flat bed?

Hi,

Does delta only fly 757s from LAX to KOA with domestic first or are there any flat beds from LAX to KOA on Delta? Any other airline?

If its the 757s, do they have the new upgraded domestic first class with personal video etc?

Also, I cannot take a stop over in HNL on the way to KOA (I am aware of the flat bed service to HNL).
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Old Sep 30, 17, 9:40 pm
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757 will be domestic version, no flatbed.
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Originally Posted by vivek314 View Post
Hi,

Does delta only fly 757s from LAX to KOA with domestic first or are there any flat beds from LAX to KOA on Delta? Any other airline?

If its the 757s, do they have the new upgraded domestic first class with personal video etc?

Also, I cannot take a stop over in HNL on the way to KOA (I am aware of the flat bed service to HNL).
1) I’ve never seen a 75S do LAX-KOA, currently on a 739 but switches to a 75H sometime soon. Not aware of any other airline that does either.

2) All of the 757s that fly to HI have all been updated with IFE and new seats.

3) Is there any specific reason that you can’t stop over in HNL?
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Originally Posted by MCO Flyer View Post
1) Iíve never seen a 75S do LAX-KOA, currently on a 739 but switches to a 75H sometime soon. Not aware of any other airline that does either.

2) All of the 757s that fly to HI have all been updated with IFE and new seats.

3) Is there any specific reason that you canít stop over in HNL?
Not sure why anyone would want to experience HA when there is a nonstop option available.
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Originally Posted by WWads View Post
Not sure why anyone would want to experience HA when there is a nonstop option available.
I was just curious as to why the OP canít stopover in HNL.
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There's also the 737-900's as well from LAX to KOA. Same seats but missing the middle restroom piece.
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Originally Posted by MCO Flyer View Post
1) Iíve never seen a 75S do LAX-KOA, currently on a 739 but switches to a 75H sometime soon. Not aware of any other airline that does either.

2) All of the 757s that fly to HI have all been updated with IFE and new seats.

3) Is there any specific reason that you canít stop over in HNL?
#2 is horrible news to some.
My current legroom on 5A is atrocious for a F seat.
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Old Oct 16, 17, 8:18 am
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Originally Posted by WWads View Post
Not sure why anyone would want to experience HA when there is a nonstop option available.

Yes. I prefer to fly non stop esp as I'm traveling with family and kids. No reason to go to HNL and we have limited days, so non stop is the preferred option.

I got the F seats for just around £250 extra for rtn flights per person as it's on a code share with my intl Virgin Atlantic flight from LHR so I'm not too fussed. 5 hr day time flight with no flat bed is OK I guess given its at economy ticket prices
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For complex itineraries like this from LHR - KOA, I'd definitely consult the "Where we fly" map on the website (link: http://dl.fltmaps.com/en)

This will help show that out of KOA Delta flies to Seattle and LAX,but it looks like the Seattle flight is only on Saturday's with the LAX flight running Daily.

Unfortunately it looks like both the LAX and SEA flights are running with the lousy 757 configuration, no flat beds and 3 rows of C+ in the FC cabin. I checked American and United and it looks like they all are only flying the 757, 737 or 321 into KOA, no widebodies unless you want to connect in HNL.
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Bumping this to see whether anything has changed since 2017. I see DL pricing significantly higher than other flights LAX-KOA. Is this a demonstrably better first class experience on this route ?
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Old Jan 12, 20, 10:56 pm
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UA flies the 752 with lie-flats to KOA but requires a connection in DEN which defeats the purpose if flying on a VS/DL itinerary that puts you ex-LAX since it would require you to go on UA with the LHR - DEN flight
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Old Jan 12, 20, 11:03 pm
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Originally Posted by thewhitezone View Post
Bumping this to see whether anything has changed since 2017. I see DL pricing significantly higher than other flights LAX-KOA. Is this a demonstrably better first class experience on this route ?
Not at all, just standard domestic FC. Last summer, DL was using the 739 on this route, not sure if this is going to be the case again this year or not.
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Old Jan 13, 20, 1:28 am
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Originally Posted by thewhitezone View Post
Bumping this to see whether anything has changed since 2017. I see DL pricing significantly higher than other flights LAX-KOA. Is this a demonstrably better first class experience on this route ?
Delta only has one flight a day from LAX to Hawaii that has layflats and that's to HNL. The rest is the standard domestic first class experience.
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