WBC vs CO's BF to HNL

 
Old May 5, 04, 12:01 pm
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WBC vs CO's BF to HNL

I can book a full economy Y "Connect First" fare on NW for December and get a 1st class seat to Hawaii, which you can't do on CO. My question is - is "1st Class" MSP to HNL on a DC-10 the same as WBC between the US and Asia? Thanks!
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Old May 5, 04, 12:53 pm
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Originally Posted by IAH-OIL-TRASH
I can book a full economy Y "Connect First" fare on NW for December and get a 1st class seat to Hawaii, which you can't do on CO. My question is - is "1st Class" MSP to HNL on a DC-10 the same as WBC between the US and Asia? Thanks!
Aside from the same seats, config... no.

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I just want to make sure the seat spacing and reclining capabilities are closer to CO's BF than to Delta's miserable 1st class seats to Hawaii. I'm really not picky about the food 'cus I know it's just to fill the opu before I can hit Sam Choy's or Mama's Fish House or Kaka'ako Kitchen or etc.... But I do care about the seat and reclining. Thanks!
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Yes, you do get the WBC configuration on the DC-10-30 nonstop for MSP-HNL.
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Originally Posted by IAH-OIL-TRASH
I just want to make sure the seat spacing and reclining capabilities are closer to CO's BF than to Delta's miserable 1st class seats to Hawaii. I'm really not picky about the food 'cus I know it's just to fill the opu before I can hit Sam Choy's or Mama's Fish House or Kaka'ako Kitchen or etc.... But I do care about the seat and reclining. Thanks!
IAH,

It's the same seating as the reg. WBC DC-10s on those Asia routes, so you've got the same space and recline capabilities as CO's. I really love the product up front in WBC on those DC-10s, even more so than CO's BF, but as you know, CO's BF would trump NW's WBC/F to Hawai'i anyday.

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Is there a pre-arrival snack on the MSP-HNL flights? CO offers one on the similarly-long IAH-HNL flights.
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NW WBC/FC to Hawaii

Yes, there is a snack prior to arrival on the MSP/HNL nonstop.

There will be west coast/hnl service starting in June with 757-300's and I am not sure if it will be domestic FC seating (24 seats) or reconfigured to Asian 757 service with less seats and more pitch. Anyway, your flight from MSP will be on a DC10-30 because a 757-300 Cannot fly that far nonstop.

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Old May 5, 04, 6:13 pm
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Anyway, your flight from MSP will be on a DC10-30 because a 757-300 Cannot fly that far nonstop.
What? You're kidding me... CO's been planning a CLE-HNL non-stop on a ERJ with in-cabin fuel tanks for years!

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