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Old Mar 6, 17, 4:00 am
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Berlin ITB EK Hype

2 days until we see the new F class - what do we think is coming?

It surely has to be a little more like the EY model?
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Old Mar 6, 17, 4:06 am
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I read on here something about train compartment style.

I can't imagine EK reducing seat numbers too much in F given their financial situation, perhaps a more private suite (higher walls?) and perhaps a different seat orientation (some kind of staggered setup where the bed is perpendicular to direction of travel like on EY? I could imagine a small reduction in seat numbers, but not by half.
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Old Mar 6, 17, 4:35 am
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Originally Posted by m3red View Post
2 days until we see the new F class - what do we think is coming?

It surely has to be a little more like the EY model?
Has it been confirmed that we will be seeing the new F product at ITB Berlin?
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Old Mar 6, 17, 5:02 am
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Originally Posted by HB7 View Post
Has it been confirmed that we will be seeing the new F product at ITB Berlin?
pretty much and there will be less seats for sure.
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Old Mar 6, 17, 5:26 am
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They shouldn't meddle with F. It's perfectly fine, and better than most other airlines.

It's J they should be looking at, at least on the 777.
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Old Mar 6, 17, 6:55 am
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
They shouldn't meddle with F. It's perfectly fine, and better than most other airlines.

It's J they should be looking at, at least on the 777.
We had a very comfortable 11.5 hour flight back from HND last night on a 77w.

Today is dragging though but the 5 hour time difference isn't EKs fault!
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Old Mar 6, 17, 7:11 am
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Originally Posted by m3red View Post
We had a very comfortable 11.5 hour flight back from HND last night on a 77w.

Today is dragging though but the 5 hour time difference isn't EKs fault!
You were in J???
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separate temperature-controlled compartments, basically walled off rooms. don't ask how i know.
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Old Mar 6, 17, 7:18 am
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Originally Posted by skywardhunter View Post
You were in J???
No F.
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Old Mar 6, 17, 7:19 am
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Originally Posted by keitherson View Post
separate temperature-controlled compartments, basically walled off rooms. don't ask how i know.
similar to what I've heard - not seen it though.
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Old Mar 6, 17, 7:28 am
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Originally Posted by m3red View Post
No F.
So...? The previous reference to 777 was regarding J..

walled off rooms sounds interesting, basically EY apartments with higher walls
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Old Mar 6, 17, 8:25 am
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Originally Posted by skywardhunter View Post
So...? The previous reference to 777 was regarding J..

walled off rooms sounds interesting, basically EY apartments with higher walls
DYKWIA said F is fine on the 77w and my comment was that I agree as we had a nice flight.
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Old Mar 6, 17, 8:44 am
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DYKWIA said F is fine on the 77w and my comment was that I agree as we had a nice flight.
sounded like disagreeing that J needs a revamp as you had a comfortable flight... anyway, veering way OT
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Old Mar 6, 17, 8:54 am
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Originally Posted by skywardhunter View Post
sounded like disagreeing that J needs a revamp as you had a comfortable flight... anyway, veering way OT
F needs an update but J more so. Not sure we'll see any more J changes
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So looking forward to it !
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