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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 Oct 14, 18, 1:04 am
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There definitely seems to be an issue with technical reliability on the new product IMO. Flew on A6-EQO (newest aircraft, 3 weeks old) and 2E has no functioning virtual windows!
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Old Oct 15, 18, 4:55 am
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Originally Posted by Lkaroo View Post
New F should be launched on an Asian route before the end of this month...
There hasn't been a press release but as it's now loaded in GDS, new F will be operating on HND route from 28 October... Great that it's finally on a long flight!
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Old Oct 15, 18, 8:27 am
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Originally Posted by tom139 View Post
There definitely seems to be an issue with technical reliability on the new product IMO. Flew on A6-EQO (newest aircraft, 3 weeks old) and 2E has no functioning virtual windows!
I would agree. we had no wifi. no heating or cooling working. seat which kept losing power and tv as well. not great!
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Old Oct 15, 18, 11:33 am
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Originally Posted by Lkaroo View Post


There hasn't been a press release but as it's now loaded in GDS, new F will be operating on HND route from 28 October... Great that it's finally on a long flight!
Finally. I'll take a detour and fly to HND instead of MNL!
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Old Oct 15, 18, 6:14 pm
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Slim pickings. Only see it on T/F to HND.
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Old Oct 15, 18, 8:55 pm
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Originally Posted by kaiotes View Post
Slim pickings. Only see it on T/F to HND.
Not that I can see from EF. It will operate on every day when a 777-300ER is flying, it will not operate when the 777-200LR is flying which I assume will eventually be downgraded to two class once all the frames have bveen refitted.
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Old Oct 28, 18, 9:23 am
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Itís not on HND-DXB on 29 October! Seems to have been a last minute aircraft change.
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There hasn't been a press release but as it's now loaded in GDS, new F will be operating on HND route from 28 October... Great that it's finally on a long flight!
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Old Nov 5, 18, 3:21 am
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For those interested - great experience between Geneva and Dubai. Can't wait to try it again.

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Old Nov 5, 18, 3:51 pm
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Originally Posted by gillyd22 View Post

.....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!!!!!
This lounge is god awful, the food is vile, seating dirty. Having been there twice I had decided that I would avoid in future, this backfired last week, arrived 1930, checked in 1940, fast track security was closed !
25minutes to get through security before the 1km shop enforced route march to the grubby little train into the manky remote terminal.

Usual chaotic late boarding and the into tranquil broken seat 2K.

next time back to LHR....
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Old Nov 6, 18, 8:12 pm
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Looks like after the VIE 777 announcement, Emirates has only updated the GDS with the new aircraft type though to mid-April 2019. Do we think the route will continue to get the 777 after that?
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Old Nov 9, 18, 12:02 am
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Is there anyone else out there who thinks that the ďnewĒ EK F is only going to be designated for specific routes and not going to be the actual across the board product? I donít see them proactively advertising it as something thatís going to be an across the board change. Not to mention have we heard of any A380ís getting the product? If they arenít putting it on the A380ís I think itís safe to assume this is a special configuration for specific routes. Also if two people are traveling together, they would not want this arrangement. The current F product on the A380 is just perfect as far as Iím concerned.

I also find it interesting they started the product on routes that are probably the most paid F, with probably the most single passengers considering how much banking money there is and government money there is between Geneva and Brussels.

Just my two cents...
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Old Nov 9, 18, 7:46 am
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Originally Posted by NWplatinum View Post
Is there anyone else out there who thinks that the ďnewĒ EK F is only going to be designated for specific routes and not going to be the actual across the board product? I donít see them proactively advertising it as something thatís going to be an across the board change. Not to mention have we heard of any A380ís getting the product? If they arenít putting it on the A380ís I think itís safe to assume this is a special configuration for specific routes. Also if two people are traveling together, they would not want this arrangement. The current F product on the A380 is just perfect as far as Iím concerned.

I also find it interesting they started the product on routes that are probably the most paid F, with probably the most single passengers considering how much banking money there is and government money there is between Geneva and Brussels.

Just my two cents...

Agreed if one looks at that market they're targeting one can easily understand. And yes their first and biz are just fine. I mean really.
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Old Nov 9, 18, 7:48 am
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Originally Posted by NWplatinum View Post
Is there anyone else out there who thinks that the ďnewĒ EK F is only going to be designated for specific routes and not going to be the actual across the board product? I donít see them proactively advertising it as something thatís going to be an across the board change. Not to mention have we heard of any A380ís getting the product? If they arenít putting it on the A380ís I think itís safe to assume this is a special configuration for specific routes. Also if two people are traveling together, they would not want this arrangement. The current F product on the A380 is just perfect as far as Iím concerned.

I also find it interesting they started the product on routes that are probably the most paid F, with probably the most single passengers considering how much banking money there is and government money there is between Geneva and Brussels.

Just my two cents...
You've asked this previously on this very thread. Please go back a few pages to see the reply from m3red.
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Old Nov 9, 18, 7:54 pm
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You've asked this previously on this very thread. Please go back a few pages to see the reply from m3red.
It was more of a rhetorical question, and Iím just stating my opinion. The rollout of this ďnewĒ firstclass is so slow, and is totally not rushed, and is not crazily marketed by EK, that I am convinced it is not going to be fleetwide.

My opinion.
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Old Nov 10, 18, 12:44 am
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It was more of a rhetorical question, and Iím just stating my opinion. The rollout of this ďnewĒ firstclass is so slow, and is totally not rushed, and is not crazily marketed by EK, that I am convinced it is not going to be fleetwide.

My opinion.
Yeah, I think pretty much everyone has reached that conclusion
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