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Emirates has unveiled the new first class cabin for their 777s at the Dubai Air Show on November 12th, 2017.

Notably, the new F cabin is fully enclosed from floor to ceiling, has a reduction from 8 seats to 6 total, had virtual windows for the center cabins and features video-based room service ordering.

Business and Economy cabins have also been refreshed, but not completely overhauled.

Dedicated 777 refresh page
Emirates Press Release (includes PDF downloads of fact sheet with more details)
Youtube Promo video of new 777F

Current known routes flown with new F:

GVA - EK83 / EK84
BRU - EK181 / EK182
FRA - EK43 / EK44
HND - EK312 / EK313
STN - EK33 / EK34 EK65 / EK66
VIE - EK125 / EK126
SIN - EK352/353 (unscheduled)
MUC - EK53/54
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Old Dec 10, 17, 3:09 pm
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Any idea when the new F will be available to SIN?
And did EK mentioned something about new F on A380?

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Old Dec 10, 17, 5:03 pm
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Casey Neistat back with a video and a cool gift from EK. We can expect a review of the new 777 F from him soon on BRU-DXB

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Old Dec 10, 17, 9:30 pm
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My big question is now: Do the centre suites (with the virtual windows) have (virtual) binoculars? 😏
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Old Dec 11, 17, 8:49 pm
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For anyone interested, Casey Neistat review is up. I don't know if anyone has seen it yet, but it appears as though there is at least 3 empty suites in the cabin. While I understand EK's reluctance to release award seats in this new F cabin, isn't it just ridiculous to have empty seats when you can let people use points/miles for these? Surely points and miles mean something to the airline? Why not make some award seats available? I know revenue is much better than points/miles for the airline, but how is an empty seat better than that???
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Old Dec 12, 17, 4:06 am
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Surely points and miles mean something to the airline? Why not make some award seats available? I know revenue is much better than points/miles for the airline, but how is an empty seat better than that???
What means more to the airline is the revenue from paying first class customers who expect a certain image from an elite airline. The sort of people who do not want to sit next to a backpacking freeloader. EK is not the only airline that attempts to maintain some level of exclusivity. The good airlines do not normally offer easy access to first class.
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Old Dec 12, 17, 4:23 am
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What means more to the airline is the revenue from paying first class customers who expect a certain image from an elite airline. The sort of people who do not want to sit next to a backpacking freeloader. EK is not the only airline that attempts to maintain some level of exclusivity. The good airlines do not normally offer easy access to first class.
Think calling someone whom has earned 100k+ air miles a "backpacking freeloader" is a tad harsh.

They could have two tiers of points; credit card and air miles. Let them be combined for non-F seats, but keep F rewards for genuine air miles only. Isn't the whole point in a loyalty scheme to reward those whom fly regularly with you?

To me, the issue with reward seats is that some people can earn them very easily using credit card spending (myself included, cheers EY).
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Old Dec 12, 17, 5:31 am
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And here's the pretty enthusiastic review of the new F:

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Flying a remote controlled drone in a plane? Not sure if this is legal.
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Flying a remote controlled drone in a plane? Not sure if this is legal.
Neither is that outfit......
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Old Dec 12, 17, 6:23 am
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Flying a remote controlled drone in a plane? Not sure if this is legal.
It's not smart, but I don't think it's illegal
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Old Dec 12, 17, 7:22 am
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It's not smart, but I don't think it's illegal
Yes, let’s not let this thread veer off into another Dress Code thread 🤭

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Old Dec 12, 17, 8:56 am
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Emirates sure are getting the vloggers in to market their new suites!

Smart for brand awareness, although not convinced that those whom can actually get these suites will be watching Neistat and the like.
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Originally Posted by Recondite View Post
Emirates sure are getting the vloggers in to market their new suites!

Smart for brand awareness, although not convinced that those whom can actually get these suites will be watching Neistat and the like.
im watching 😎
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Old Dec 12, 17, 10:36 am
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After watching that casey video my IQ dropped by 10. Not nearly as obnoxious as that shower pop-up shop guy. EK should not be encouraging such behaviour and ruining the ambiance for paying pax. If I was on that flight I would have demanded my money back.
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Old Dec 12, 17, 11:03 am
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After watching that casey video my IQ dropped by 10. Not nearly as obnoxious as that shower pop-up shop guy. EK should not be encouraging such behaviour and ruining the ambiance for paying pax. If I was on that flight I would have demanded my money back.
why? Not sure you’d have seen or heard him and the flight looked like a 1/6 load anyway

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