FIRST on the 747 going from 16 to 8 from April 20th 2011?

Old Dec 8, 10, 12:20 am
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FIRST on the 747 going from 16 to 8 from April 20th 2011?

Is it finally happening?
Looks like LH has changed F availability to F8 on most 747 flights starting April 20th, 2011!
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Old Dec 8, 10, 12:28 am
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Bad news this will mean Upgrade opportunity using HON upgrade vouchers will become less and hard to redeem on the 744

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But good news for those, who have already upgrades reserved for dates later that 20th April, 2011
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Old Dec 8, 10, 1:53 am
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But good news for those, who have already upgrades reserved for dates later that 20th April, 2011
Don't be cheered up that much. It will take LH ages to convert all their 744 fleet from the old F seat to the new one

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Old Dec 8, 10, 7:35 am
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Just checked the seat map I have for a trip in August and doesn't appear to have been updated yet...still have 83A & C reserved.
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Coincidentally, I've been tracking the *A (particularly US) F award availability on a regular basis for my dates of travel and just noticed that there is no F today where there was yesterday...thought this might be the reason for the US award issues.
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Old Dec 9, 10, 9:52 am
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Originally Posted by LH/LX View Post
Bad news this will mean Upgrade opportunity using HON upgrade vouchers will become less and hard to redeem on the 744
Hi LH/LX- have you had trouble redeeming your evouchers as HON?
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Old Dec 9, 10, 10:19 am
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Originally Posted by Rambuster View Post
Is it finally happening?
Looks like LH has changed F availability to F8 on most 747 flights starting April 20th, 2011!
Does this mean that the current F will be retrofitted with the new F on A380 and the that there will be much more space and privacy also on the 747? I.e. only window seats with aisle access... or are they simply just removing/blocking half of the current seats?

What if you travel with a companion, there is no way to sit next to each other anymore... or what will this look like?
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Old Dec 9, 10, 10:32 am
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I'm on LAX-FRA in June and FRA-LAX in July and it's still showing the 16 seats in F
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Originally Posted by TRAVELSIG View Post
Hi LH/LX- have you had trouble redeeming your evouchers as HON?
Not much on routes operated with the 744 with the exception to FRA-DXB-FRA as it is quite busy most of the time with F revenue passengers
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Originally Posted by LH/LX View Post
Not much on routes operated with the 744 with the exception to FRA-DXB-FRA as it is quite busy most of the time with F revenue passengers
Good news- my experience as well (except DXB where I don't fly via FRA). Using with SQ is a little bit trickier.
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Originally Posted by cityboy340 View Post
I'm on LAX-FRA in June and FRA-LAX in July and it's still showing the 16 seats in F
Your seatmap may (as mine does), but the fare classes for sale say otherwise. Additionally, see below.

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Does this mean that the current F will be retrofitted with the new F on A380 and the that there will be much more space and privacy also on the 747? I.e. only window seats with aisle access... or are they simply just removing/blocking half of the current seats?

What if you travel with a companion, there is no way to sit next to each other anymore... or what will this look like?
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/miles...ofit-info.html
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Old Dec 9, 10, 2:36 pm
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Originally Posted by LH/LX View Post
Don't be cheered up that much. It will take LH ages to convert all their 744 fleet from the old F seat to the new one
All 10 B744's destined for revamp will be done from april till the end of 2011.
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Old Dec 10, 10, 12:50 am
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Originally Posted by Rambuster View Post
Is it finally happening?
Looks like LH has changed F availability to F8 on most 747 flights starting April 20th, 2011!
which routes in particular have been changed?
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Old Dec 10, 10, 6:28 am
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Originally Posted by fflyer1 View Post
which routes in particular have been changed?
First thing came to my mind is BKK as Rambuster is a frequant traveller on that route
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