boeing77787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2010, 13 posts, RR: 0 Posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3883 times:
I'm flying Continental's BusinessFirst to Athens on a 767 in June. I just wanted to hear people's opinions about the BusinessFirst seat and service. I know the seats are out-dated but are they really that bad? Also, how is the pre-flight experience on BusinessFirst?
ikramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21972 posts, RR: 59
Reply 1, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3877 times:
I've enjoyed them, but find the 767 seat the worst of the fleet. I much prefer the 757 cradle, or the 777 near flat, both of which are being replaced with lie-flat seats before the 767 gets upgraded...
Anyway, while more eyeballs may see it here, this is a "polls and prefs" kind of post no?
Of all the things to worry about... the Wookie has no pants.
CALMSP From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4165 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3815 times:
preflight experience is enjoyable if the coach boarding is done through L2. Otherwise, you'll have 200 people walking by you.........but hihgly unlikely that L1 would be the main boarding door for the flight.
AznMadSci From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 3773 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3609 times:
There's a few CO reports in the Trip Reports forum. You could do a search and see how European BF service is like or the route to ATH. I actually did the ATH flight a few years ago, but in Y, and it was a nice flight!
AA737-823 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 6172 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3318 times:
CO's BizFirst service is very nice, IMHO. I took it to London last spring, and thoroughly enjoyed the flight.
The 767 seat isn't the best, but the single seat in the middle is something that has become very rare for a business class- Delta and the lot do 2-2-2. So, snag that seat.
The IFE on the 767 fleet is also outdated. BUT- it's still pretty good, I think.
In short, you take CO J for the service, not for the IFE or the seat.
Also, the President's clubs (to which you will have free access at the departing point, and usually some sort of shower/partner facility at arrival) are quite nice.
I suspect you'll thoroughly enjoy your trip, just as I have.