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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 Sep 1, 18, 7:31 am
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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 Iím sure have their own reasons too.
Or because the seat manufacturer is supposedly in Geneva
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Old Sep 1, 18, 1:03 pm
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Originally Posted by skywardhunter View Post
Or because the seat manufacturer is supposedly in Geneva
People have been talking like this new 777 F class is going to be rolled out fleetwide, yet new 777ís being delivered donít have it, and EK really isnít giving an estimation on when theyíll be releasing it fleetwide, saying sometime in 2020 or something. EK also doesnít really seem to be flaunting it like itís going to be fleetwide. Iím of the opinion that I donít think theyíll be putting the new F on all their 777ís.

So it begs the question why, and then further as someone asked above why these routes? First off when you think about it the product its very nice, and cutting edge, and cool, and all that great stuff. But itís terrible for people traveling together. Secondly, these routes probably have the highest capacity of paid, single person F fares when you think about the city pairs and all the money floating around on these particular routes. The FRA one is probably to compete directly with LH business travelers too like HONís who pay for F. Stansted I havenít found a good answer for, but Iím sure thereís a reason. In any event, Iím pretty certain on the reasoning for the Geneva and Brussels routes. All of this is just a guess, but I have some reasons to my logic.
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Old Sep 1, 18, 8:13 pm
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Originally Posted by NWplatinum View Post


People have been talking like this new 777 F class is going to be rolled out fleetwide, yet new 777ís being delivered donít have it, and EK really isnít giving an estimation on when theyíll be releasing it fleetwide, saying sometime in 2020 or something. EK also doesnít really seem to be flaunting it like itís going to be fleetwide. Iím of the opinion that I donít think theyíll be putting the new F on all their 777ís.

So it begs the question why, and then further as someone asked above why these routes? First off when you think about it the product its very nice, and cutting edge, and cool, and all that great stuff. But itís terrible for people traveling together. Secondly, these routes probably have the highest capacity of paid, single person F fares when you think about the city pairs and all the money floating around on these particular routes. The FRA one is probably to compete directly with LH business travelers too like HONís who pay for F. Stansted I havenít found a good answer for, but Iím sure thereís a reason. In any event, Iím pretty certain on the reasoning for the Geneva and Brussels routes. All of this is just a guess, but I have some reasons to my logic.
Which new 77Ws don't have it ?
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Old Sep 1, 18, 8:27 pm
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Originally Posted by skywardhunter View Post
Which new 77Ws don't have it ?
Rhetorical question?

I think all 7 deliveries from A6-EQH have the new suites in F.
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Old Sep 1, 18, 8:33 pm
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Originally Posted by ft101 View Post
Rhetorical question?

I think all 7 deliveries from A6-EQH have the new suites in F.
Misread previous post a as a statement that not all deliveries have new F, didn't see the word opinion
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Old Sep 15, 18, 4:47 pm
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Is it possible to get the new F through EK points? Can't find any seats from BRU, GVA and STN. Although blogs say it is.
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Old Sep 15, 18, 10:01 pm
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Is it possible to get the new F through EK points? Can't find any seats from BRU, GVA and STN. Although blogs say it is.
you cant use miles at the moment on these flights as a total reward but you can use them to upgrade a sector if ever available...
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Old Sep 15, 18, 11:20 pm
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you cant use miles at the moment on these flights as a total reward but you can use them to upgrade a sector if ever available...
Surely If Skywards Miles dan be used for upgrades they can be used for awards as well? After all they come from the same fare bucket (Z). If / when they are available is of course entirely another matter.
(Or are you referring to ‘space available on board upgrades’ which are only available to silver and higher Skywards members?)
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Old Sep 16, 18, 1:39 am
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Surely If Skywards Miles dan be used for upgrades they can be used for awards as well? After all they come from the same fare bucket (Z). If / when they are available is of course entirely another matter.
(Or are you referring to Ďspace available on board upgradesí which are only available to silver and higher Skywards members?)
​​​​​​Space available upgrades which don't require Z are available once you're at the airport for any member (technically at check-in but often only processed at gate). Onboard is only Silver and above
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Old Sep 16, 18, 11:49 am
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Originally Posted by thijsseh View Post


Surely If Skywards Miles dan be used for upgrades they can be used for awards as well? After all they come from the same fare bucket (Z). If / when they are available is of course entirely another matter.
(Or are you referring to Ďspace available on board upgradesí which are only available to silver and higher Skywards members?)
i was told no reward so my guess is miles upgrade at the gate or onboard...
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I have a DXB-LON coming up and must admit that - for once - I am considering sacrificing convenience for the sake of trying out this new product, thus opting for the STN flight. I am a bit deterred by the fact that it adds around 40 minutes to my ride home to central London (and I still very much like the A380). But it does look rather interesting and the "novelty factor" might be intriguing.
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Old Sep 16, 18, 4:57 pm
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I have a DXB-LON coming up and must admit that - for once - I am considering sacrificing convenience for the sake of trying out this new product, thus opting for the STN flight. I am a bit deterred by the fact that it adds around 40 minutes to my ride home to central London (and I still very much like the A380). But it does look rather interesting and the "novelty factor" might be intriguing.
Do it
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Old Sep 16, 18, 5:52 pm
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Originally Posted by flying_pig View Post
I have a DXB-LON coming up and must admit that - for once - I am considering sacrificing convenience for the sake of trying out this new product, thus opting for the STN flight. I am a bit deterred by the fact that it adds around 40 minutes to my ride home to central London (and I still very much like the A380). But it does look rather interesting and the "novelty factor" might be intriguing.
If you are paying cash for F then it is a real no brainer. As mentioned before, very little award availability either as an award ticket or miles upgrade at the moment. Can't see that changing soon.

Alternatively you could fly on it to BRU and then get a short hope from BRU to LCY and it would probably be quicker than getting the CD from STN if you're in central London!
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Old Sep 17, 18, 12:06 am
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Originally Posted by sydtogla View Post
If you are paying cash for F then it is a real no brainer. As mentioned before, very little award availability either as an award ticket or miles upgrade at the moment. Can't see that changing soon.

Alternatively you could fly on it to BRU and then get a short hope from BRU to LCY and it would probably be quicker than getting the CD from STN if you're in central London!
take this advice! Tried the new F to STN last week. It is fabulous. Just one problem - it goes to STN! Luckily Iím not returning from STN as there is only one lounge there thatís used by every airline known to man, including EK. Plus Priority Pass plus anyone who wants to pay!! So it is very, very busy. And the offerings fall somewhat short of the normal EK offerings. Plus, they nearly didnít let me in, even though I was holding an onward J ticket! They said it was at capacity!!!!!
but it looks as though you are only going there as opposed to leaving from there so no issues for you! If you have the opportunity to try the new first, I would definitely go for it.
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Old Sep 26, 18, 1:03 am
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Just FYI, they do open the redemption space (Z) on many of the new F flights a few days before departure. If you set Expertflyer alerts on the flights that interest you, you might be pleasantly surprised. I flew DXB-STN in F last week by doing just that.
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