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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 Apr 14, 19, 10:39 am
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Originally Posted by m3red View Post


massive upgrade

So I have a question do you think EK will really upgrade the entire fleet or use the new planes coming in as a defect upgrade to the fleet ( cabins) ? I tend to think they will use the new planes coming in. Face it their one time leading edge cabins have lost some of their luster having said that I still enjoy both F and biz
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Old Apr 14, 19, 10:55 am
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Originally Posted by edgewood49 View Post
So I have a question do you think EK will really upgrade the entire fleet or use the new planes coming in as a defect upgrade to the fleet ( cabins) ? I tend to think they will use the new planes coming in. Face it their one time leading edge cabins have lost some of their luster having said that I still enjoy both F and biz
EK is not, and never was going to, upgrade existing planes.
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Old Apr 14, 19, 11:46 am
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Originally Posted by S.R View Post
Apparently Riyadh and Kuwait will be getting the 777ís with new F.
https://m.khaleejtimes.com/emirates-...adh-and-kuwait
Which route will lose these new f with these changes?
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Old Apr 14, 19, 11:54 am
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Which route will lose these new f with these changes?
Might be none. Given the mention of MLE, a single 77W frame could in a day operate DXB-MLE-DXB + Riyadh and Kuwait returns. Using a new delivery, so not removing any existing frames from other routes. Sounds to me like the purpose is for training, as they get many more new F sectors that can be used for this.
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Old Apr 14, 19, 12:38 pm
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Originally Posted by skywardhunter View Post
EK is not, and never was going to, upgrade existing planes.
Ok so why the new suites or new business seats if their not going to upgrade ?
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I believe the new 777X will have them.
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Old Apr 14, 19, 1:36 pm
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Ok so why the new suites or new business seats if their not going to upgrade ?
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Old Apr 14, 19, 2:45 pm
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MLE, which is generally a couples destination, seems like an odd choice for the new F product.

Having flown the new F product six times now, for sleeping, the old first class seat is definitely better for me. For whatever reason the new seats do not go fully flat and as a side sleeper this isn't great. I also nearly got hit in the face by a projectile Perrier bottle during the take off roll as one of the bar doors was not latched properly...

I've had a couple of fantastic flights in F on the A380 recently - I think it's still the best F product that EK offers.
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Old Apr 14, 19, 10:06 pm
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Originally Posted by Lkaroo View Post
MLE, which is generally a couples destination, seems like an odd choice for the new F product.

Having flown the new F product six times now, for sleeping, the old first class seat is definitely better for me. For whatever reason the new seats do not go fully flat and as a side sleeper this isn't great. I also nearly got hit in the face by a projectile Perrier bottle during the take off roll as one of the bar doors was not latched properly...

I've had a couple of fantastic flights in F on the A380 recently - I think it's still the best F product that EK offers.
i canít agree - the bed is much wider and more comfortable on the new F (Iíve done GVA x 2 and STN) now so Iíve also traveled a bit on it.

its not great for couples who want to sit together (the best seats would be 1A/E or 2F/k but itís across an aisle)

my favourite seat is 2F - Middle suites are much bigger
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Old Apr 14, 19, 10:14 pm
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Originally Posted by m3red View Post

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its not great for couples who want to sit together (the best seats would be 1A/E or 2F/k but itís across an aisle)
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Couples need to learn to sit separately on the plane! What's wrong with a bit of alone time? They'll be together all the time once they reach the destination anyway.
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Old Apr 15, 19, 1:46 am
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Our DXB-MLE flight at the end of August is showing new F as well.
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Old Apr 15, 19, 7:04 am
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Originally Posted by skywardhunter View Post
EK is not, and never was going to, upgrade existing planes.
Seems Gary posted today regarding refresh on the entire 777-200ER fleet with the 300ER following
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Old Apr 15, 19, 7:21 am
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Originally Posted by edgewood49 View Post
Seems Gary posted today regarding refresh on the entire 777-200ER fleet with the 300ER following
Not sure which post you're talking about so have not had the chance to read it, but I assume it's referring to the 777-200LR fleet which were all converted to 2 class with a different J configuration and thus updated. The 777-300ER will likely not be updated as they have started retiring/returning some of these already and will be replaced by the 777-8/9 and other aircraft with EK's latest order.

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Seems Gary posted today regarding refresh on the entire 777-200ER fleet with the 300ER following
Who is Gary?
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Old Apr 15, 19, 4:40 pm
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Originally Posted by Traveler Dave View Post


Just saw our MLE-DXB in July with the same change. Nice added bonus. Glad I used points to upgrade to F.

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Same with mine for August. That's exciting.
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