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Business Class Beds -- An Overview  
User currently offlineFLY777UAL From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4512 posts, RR: 3
Posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2207 times:

Just trying to get into one post all of the reviews and hear-say with the Business Class beds that airlines are now offering.

Please feel free to post what you've heard about them, both good and bad! Interesting to see the huge differences between these very (seemingly) similar products!

Thanks,

F L Y 7 7 7 U A L

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User currently offlineMEL From Canada, joined Oct 1999, 1098 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2191 times:

Flew British Airways' new Club World on London-Washington B777 G-RAES last year, and it was a remarkable product. I must say that Speedbird's fully flat bed in Business was much better than Virgin's seat in Upper Class. Virgin's does not recline fully... about 170 degrees, so you find yourself falling down, or sliding down into the seat, and your feet are literally jammed into the seat in front of you. Although Virgin's cabin service in J is superior to Speedbird's. Speedbird's seat was just far...far better. I would love to try Speedbird's FIRST class on a long haul transatlantic.


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User currently offlineSQCXlover From United States of America, joined May 2003, 56 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2153 times:

I have flew BA's club world and First Class before. Since the new club world, I don't recall flying BA First Class. Although Club world seats are shorter than First, I think it is acceptable specially saving of couple thousand dollars. BA crew are very professional. Food was good. I like the Club World seat on the upper deck very much. Flew Virgin Upper Class twice before (RT basic). On both of my flights, I was very much looking forward to it because of all the press and write up but once on board, what a big disappointment. ( The new seat was so uncomfortable, crew was not very professional, and many more....). Luckily I was on an award ticket from my SQ Kris Flyer program. As long as BA is around/available, Virgin will never get my business, this is for sure!

User currently offlineB-HXB From New Zealand, joined Jan 2001, 745 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2072 times:

CX New Business Class: Not fully flat like the BA bed but amazingly comfortable in both upright and sleep modes. Best position for sleeping is the sunbed position. Not a patch on CX First Class obviously, but still a delectful way to travel.

Best points: seat is wonderfully soft and comfy, pillows (silk/cotton design) are marvellous too!


User currently offlineShortfinals From Malaysia, joined Jul 2000, 153 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2005 times:

I've flown on BA's and SQ's C class beds. More so on the SQ ones. They're both great, although I found sitting facing backwards on BA's version a little bit disconcerting at first. You can get a good night's rest on either one of them. SQ's product doesn't go horizontal, but it is flat and also pretty good. I'll fly either one in a heartbeat, depending on whether my BA exec club or Krisflyer account needs a jumpstart. Would like to try the CX, VS and NH one though. I've heard varying accounts on those.

User currently offlineBalboy From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2000, 143 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 1940 times:

Good news for all who like the Virgin product but dislike the seat.

Britax fully flat beds will be installed, starting July 2003. This will be accompanied by a new on board service and cabin refit.


User currently offlineLeezyjet From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 4042 posts, RR: 53
Reply 6, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 1834 times:

BALboy,

That is still confidential VS info at the moment (until it is announced to the world in the next few weeks).

 Smile



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User currently offlineStarG From Indonesia, joined Mar 2003, 197 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (11 years 5 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 1741 times:

Balboy / Leezyjet:

What kind of fully flat beds are these? Any pictures?

StarG


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