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JL ’new’ F-Class: “NEW JAL SUITE” | NRT - JFK

JL ’new’ F-Class: “NEW JAL SUITE” | NRT - JFK

Old May 17, 14, 11:28 am
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Cool JL ’new’ F-Class: “NEW JAL SUITE” | NRT - JFK

Flight info

Route: NRT-JFK
Flight # : JL6
Depart: 11:10
Arrive: 11:15
Equipment: B773
Seat: 2A


Welcome to another trip report,

Here are a few teaser pics but please see the video (no ads)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypSsewtLUoI



























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I will provide a more detailed write up later, suffice to say my experience was very good (as it was with my previous JL F flight from NRT to ORD a year and a half ago). Good food, service and a comfortable seat - although I would say it was more of a refresh of their “JAL SUITE” rather than a completely new F product.
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Old May 17, 14, 12:07 pm
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Thanks for the great video.
Did they run out of Salon or did you ask for Dom?
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Old May 18, 14, 7:12 am
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Originally Posted by kkjay77 View Post
Thanks for the great video.
Did they run out of Salon or did you ask for Dom?
No they didn't run out - I asked for both [email protected]:-)
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Old May 18, 14, 10:44 am
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Awesome report thank you!

Now bear with me here....please listen carefully to your video at the 0:57 mark...is what I'm hearing really what I think? Did someone have chili for lunch?
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Old May 18, 14, 3:03 pm
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Originally Posted by enviroian View Post
Awesome report thank you!

Now bear with me here....please listen carefully to your video at the 0:57 mark...is what I'm hearing really what I think? Did someone have chili for lunch?
or it might have been the sound of a rollerboard getting on/off to the moving side walk right behind me
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Old May 18, 14, 10:25 pm
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Camera phone?
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Old May 19, 14, 12:05 am
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Originally Posted by AndrewE View Post
No they didn't run out - I asked for both [email protected]:-)
they ran out of Salon on my flight last summer as they only load 2 bottles
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Old May 19, 14, 3:47 am
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I flew JL F nrt /ord this past January. Your pictures bring back fond memories. I believe JL has really picked up their F game. In my view they have surpassed CX F which I just flew ord/hkg five weeks ago and I will be flying cx f hkg/ord this Thursday 5/22.
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Old May 19, 14, 5:29 am
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Interestingly, my opinion of JL 6 in F is very different. Flew about two months ago. I had the Japanese meal and thought that it was AOK, but not better. Far below that served on NH. The bedding, IMO, is pathetic. Sure, it's that foam product; but it's way too thin, especially when compared to the CX feather mattress. And the pillow was a rectangular piece of the mattress product cut into the shape of a pillow. Pillows need loft. Finally, I thought that there was more of a language problem on JL than on NH. (There's no language problem on CX, of course, but that's expected.) For OW F between Asia and the US I'll be sticking with CX.
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Old May 19, 14, 5:38 am
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Does anyone know if ORD-NRT routes is also serviced by the new suites?
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Old May 19, 14, 7:40 am
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Originally Posted by jmw2323 View Post
they ran out of Salon on my flight last summer as they only load 2 bottles
I think this is the standard. Judging from the press release on the agreement with the vintner, it seems like there is a finite amount of the stuff, so they probably rationed it up front after the order went through (X number of flights, Y bottles per flight).

Originally Posted by jmj9905 View Post
I flew JL F nrt /ord this past January. Your pictures bring back fond memories. I believe JL has really picked up their F game. In my view they have surpassed CX F which I just flew ord/hkg five weeks ago and I will be flying cx f hkg/ord this Thursday 5/22.
This was my experience too, having compared JL6 F directly to CX831 F a few weeks prior.

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Does anyone know if ORD-NRT routes is also serviced by the new suites?
Yes, see here.
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