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NRT-YVR and NRT-SAN will get SKY SUITE upgrade in FY2019

NRT-YVR and NRT-SAN will get SKY SUITE upgrade in FY2019

Old Sep 25, 18, 11:37 pm
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NRT-YVR and NRT-SAN will get SKY SUITE upgrade in FY2019

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no exact date given but at the end of the NRT-SEA press release, JAL mentions SAN and YVR will get the SS upgrade and all JL long-haul routes will have SKY SUITE seats in FY2019
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Old Sep 25, 18, 11:50 pm
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Now I just need JL to upgrade the menu on YVR then that will be another option for me. I just need a la carte menu instead of set menu for 2nd meal service
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Old Sep 26, 18, 7:43 am
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https://www.aviationwire.jp/archives/156541

so there will be a new retrofitted SS8 config with only Y and C cabins. SEA route will be getting that. I guess YVR and SAN may also be getting this less premium config too.
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Finally!!!
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Old Sep 26, 18, 10:57 am
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Finally!!!
don’t get too excited. It’s a “downgrade” if they use the crappy SSIII seats on these routes
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Old Sep 26, 18, 11:24 am
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Originally Posted by JALPak View Post
https://www.aviationwire.jp/archives/156541

so there will be a new retrofitted SS8 config with only Y and C cabins. SEA route will be getting that. I guess YVR and SAN may also be getting this less premium config too.
Interesting, another 787 config. Are the Y seats being changed out to SkyWider ones, or just refurbing the C cabin?
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Old Sep 26, 18, 12:11 pm
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Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
Interesting, another 787 config. Are the Y seats being changed out to SkyWider ones, or just refurbing the C cabin?
I would expect SKY WIDER
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Old Sep 26, 18, 12:15 pm
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Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
Interesting, another 787 config. Are the Y seats being changed out to SkyWider ones, or just refurbing the C cabin?
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I would expect SKY WIDER
It's confirmed to be SKY SUITE and SKY WIDER, at least for SEA. Probably same for YVR/SAN?

https://www.ar.jal.co.jp/arl/en/sea/?m=aren_1
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Old Sep 26, 18, 12:21 pm
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Originally Posted by JALPak View Post

don’t get too excited. It’s a “downgrade” if they use the crappy SSIII seats on these routes
Seeing how KIX-LAX got the SSIII, it wouldn't surprise me if YVR and SAN follow suit.

SSIII might be a watered down version of reverse-herringbone but they're still a step up from the old seats IMHO.
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Old Sep 26, 18, 12:28 pm
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Originally Posted by SilverChris View Post
Seeing how KIX-LAX got the SSIII, it wouldn't surprise me if YVR and SAN follow suit.

SSIII might be a watered down version of reverse-herringbone but they're still a step up from the old seats IMHO.
You still have hope with SEA going real SS.
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Old Sep 26, 18, 11:44 pm
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You still have hope with SEA going real SS.
If the rumours mentioned for 156 Y and 38J are correct, it will need to be something more compact than the APEX suites.
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Old Sep 26, 18, 11:57 pm
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Originally Posted by CPH-Flyer View Post
If the rumours mentioned for 156 Y and 38J are correct, it will need to be something more compact than the APEX suites.
can they just get rid of the galley between Y and PY cabin and move the lavatories to the original galley position? But then I am still not sure if that’s enough for the extra Y seats.
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Old Sep 27, 18, 12:02 am
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We probably will find out more about the new config when SEA goes on sale on Nov 5
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Originally Posted by JALPak View Post

don’t get too excited. It’s a “downgrade” if they use the crappy SSIII seats on these routes
I prefer the Apex Suites to anything reverse-herringbone, but are the SSIII that bad? I was hoping to try them BKK-HND next year.
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NRT-SAN is now showing up as SS8 (E12 Config - C30Y156) starting April 1st while NRT - YVR is still showing E03 (Shell Flat Neo).
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