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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 Jul 6, 18, 9:59 pm
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That’s not fair. I am also in the same boat as you, and it’s pretty disgraceful that they’re trying to gouge their most high paying customers. I need to be in Munich so I can’t go up to Frankfurt anyway. But I still feel duped.
Because you read something on a blog that wasn't correct?
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Old Jul 6, 18, 10:47 pm
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
Because you read something on a blog that wasn't correct?
I know what you want to say. But it was not only the Blog, the seat map also showed the new first Class till one week ago. But sure, Emirates is free to change the Airplane anytime.
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Old Jul 7, 18, 1:30 am
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I didn't ask. The moment the Emirates Sir said 400 Euro, I ended the call politely.
Personally I would pay the 400. Surely that's a small cost in comparison to the ticket price. Especially if booking it was just for the new F.
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Old Jul 7, 18, 1:38 am
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Personally I would pay the 400. Surely that's a small cost in comparison to the ticket price. Especially if booking it was just for the new F.
There is still the change that the airplane in Frankfurt changes. Than it would really hurt. 😁
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Old Jul 7, 18, 1:57 am
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Originally Posted by Kölner View Post
There is still the change that the airplane in Frankfurt changes. Than it would really hurt. 😁
That would add insult to injury 😂

I would still take the risk. If you want to try the F at a later date it will cost you 4k more, not 400.
Or plead with them to let you change to BRU.
Very annoying though.
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Old Jul 7, 18, 2:26 am
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List of Airplanes and Routes with new First Class

I made a list so we know what Emirates Airplanes and Routes have the new Generation First Class at the moment (7th July 2018).

At the moment there are six Boeing 777 with new First Class:

A6-EQH
A6-EQI
A6-EQJ
A6-EQK
A6-EQL
A6-EQM

And six routes with new First Class:

EK33/34 (London-Stansted)
EK43/44 (Frankfurt)
EK83/84 (Genf)
EK89/90 (Genf)
EK181/182 (Brüssel)
Ek183/184 (Brüssel)
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Old Jul 7, 18, 2:55 am
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Originally Posted by Kölner View Post
I made a list so we know what Emirates Airplanes and Routes have the new Generation First Class at the moment (7th July 2018).

At the moment there are six Boeing 777 with new First Class:

A6-EQH
A6-EQI
A6-EQJ
A6-EQK
A6-EQL
A6-EQM

And six routes with new First Class:

EK33/34 (London-Stansted)
EK43/44 (Frankfurt)
EK83/84 (Genf)
EK89/90 (Genf)
EK181/182 (Brüssel)
Ek183/184 (Brüssel)
For those who don't speak German and might be confused: Genf = Geneva
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Old Jul 7, 18, 2:56 am
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Originally Posted by dsched View Post
That would add insult to injury 😂

I would still take the risk. If you want to try the F at a later date it will cost you 4k more, not 400.
Or plead with them to let you change to BRU.
Very annoying though.
No need to plead, just pay the change fee. In fact it might even be cheaper or the same fare, could also do GVA and get a short connecting flight if desperate
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Old Jul 7, 18, 5:58 am
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
Because you read something on a blog that wasn't correct?
What are you talking about? 6 months ago all the seatmaps showed the new first class to/from MUC, it was posted on EVERY blog, and it was accepted by virtually everyone in every frequent flyer community including this one that their next destination with the new F was going to be MUC. It’s not like I got what I deserved, or I had it coming to me, or something? I’m not sure why the attitude towards me.

But that’s life. Things happen, but life still goes on. Still doesn’t change the fact I feel slightly duped. I’m not complaining about it, but it doesn’t changed the way I feel based on all the overwhelming evidence I pointed out above 6 months ago! It’s not like this was just some speculation. It’s unfortunate, but I don’t need some Flyertalk bully putting salt in the wound for no reason either because you’re jealous or have an ulterior motive. But attitude is not necessary.
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Old Jul 7, 18, 10:32 am
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Originally Posted by Kölner View Post
I made a list so we know what Emirates Airplanes and Routes have the new Generation First Class at the moment (7th July 2018).

At the moment there are six Boeing 777 with new First Class:

A6-EQH
A6-EQI
A6-EQJ
A6-EQK
A6-EQL
A6-EQM

And six routes with new First Class:

EK33/34 (London-Stansted)
EK43/44 (Frankfurt)
EK83/84 (Genf)
EK89/90 (Genf)
EK181/182 (Brüssel)
Ek183/184 (Brüssel)
What was the reasoning behind these routes? I'm genuinely curious. I would not (naively?) have thought they were all high profile routes.
Stansted always seemed to me the poorest LON Airport, but not used it in years because of easier from the other 2.
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Old Jul 7, 18, 11:04 am
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What was the reasoning behind these routes? I'm genuinely curious. I would not (naively?) have thought they were all high profile routes.
Stansted always seemed to me the poorest LON Airport, but not used it in years because of easier from the other 2.
The new First Class has less seats, so I think Emirates uses it on routes, where they don't need so many First Class seats. And also on routes which just need on airplane, because they only have six airplanes for six routes.
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Old Jul 7, 18, 11:11 am
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What was the reasoning behind these routes? I'm genuinely curious. I would not (naively?) have thought they were all high profile routes.
Stansted always seemed to me the poorest LON Airport, but not used it in years because of easier from the other 2.
LHR and LGW are both all A380, so I guess a B777 would look like a downgrade. Also, having STN with the new F would be a selling point for the new service.
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Old Jul 7, 18, 11:13 am
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PS... There is already a thread for the new B777 F class.

777 New First Class
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Old Jul 8, 18, 12:28 am
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What was the reasoning behind these routes? I'm genuinely curious. I would not (naively?) have thought they were all high profile routes.
Stansted always seemed to me the poorest LON Airport, but not used it in years because of easier from the other 2.
Now you (and other premium pax) have a reason to try the new STN route. See?
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Old Sep 1, 18, 7:17 am
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What was the reasoning behind these routes? I'm genuinely curious. I would not (naively?) have thought they were all high profile routes.
Stansted always seemed to me the poorest LON Airport, but not used it in years because of easier from the other 2.
I would think Geneva is obvious because of all the purchased F tickets from money launderers and bankers constantly coming and going. Brussels because of the EU there you have a ton of government money that will actually purchase F. The other two I’m sure have their own reasons too.
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