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Which plane has the best business class

Discussion in 'Flights' started by chicski, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. Shoey

    Shoey Hard Yards

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    I flew the (Edit: Qantas) A380 Sydney to LA on Business (never flew Business before that, but I did fly Emirates First from Christchurch on points and that was insane!). I was slightly underwhelmed - A380 felt a bit dated, and having a 2/2/2 config and having to step over a neighbour to access the aisle it felt more like a premium economy.

    My return leg is via 787 from San Francisco so have higher hopes for that one!

     
  2. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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  3. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    787 was very nice!
     
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  4. Shoey

    Shoey Hard Yards

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    Yep it was Qantas! QF11
     
  5. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    The A380s with that seating are around 10 years old and showing their age. Small non HD screen and just a worn product

    The 787 seat/suite is far superior

    3 out of the 12 A380s have the new business class with 2 getting upgraded at the moment

    All will have the new interiors by year end
     
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  6. Harper11

    Harper11 Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  7. blutek

    blutek One of Us

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    We were on one of the new QF 787 SFO-SYD in December. With 1-2-1 it was equal to many of the best business class seats (non suites) and the crew were surprisingly very good. The older skybeds aren't much better than BA's densified Club World. And one of QF 747 J cabins is still 2-3-2.
     
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