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PIA's New Business Class Seat  
User currently offlineGF-A330 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2001, 1643 posts, RR: 2
Posted (11 years 2 months 1 hour ago) and read 4576 times:

Hi all,

Please find a piece of interesting news in the news section of my website. Log on and see for yourself, the new business class seat which PIA has ordered for its 777 fleet.

http://www.geocities.com/fly_pia/news

Regards.

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User currently offlineRupertvander82 From France, joined Dec 2002, 411 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (11 years 2 months 1 hour ago) and read 4553 times:

Why are all the 'new' business class seats starting to look like replicas of each other?

SQ, CX, QF, ANA all have similar looking seats!


User currently offlineSayem55 From Pakistan, joined Jul 2001, 324 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 4503 times:

thats gr8 for American travelers to Pakistan.


StarFighter
User currently offlinePIA747 From Pakistan, joined Apr 2003, 624 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 4456 times:

PIA Needs to be consistent with its product. It should have the same or equivalent business seats installed on all its aircraft servicing long haul routes.

User currently offlinePIAforME From Denmark, joined Sep 2001, 164 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 4384 times:

Im looking forward for these 777s to be inducted into the fleet and goin C-class to Pakistan  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Kamran Sarwar
PIAforME


User currently offlineJaysit From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4307 times:

Does the glass of champagne come with the PIA seat as well?

User currently offlineJAL From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 5083 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4290 times:

Can't access the site.


Work Hard But Play Harder
User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13738 posts, RR: 19
Reply 7, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4264 times:

Me neither.

Try again in an hour, it'll be fixed by then.



Anyone can fly, only the best Soar.
User currently offlineRyanair!!! From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 4742 posts, RR: 26
Reply 8, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 4252 times:

Actually, It looks very much like a white Spacebed! It looks cosier too!


Welcome to my starry one world alliance, a team in the sky!
User currently offlineSpk From Thailand, joined Jun 2001, 458 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 4193 times:

Of course, the seat definitely looks like SpaceBed. That's because it's made by the same manufacturer, Aviointeriors. The seats are based on the same seat model with minor customizations.

User currently offlineBigmo747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 306 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 4125 times:

Wait till some kid (most likely a kid of a non-rev, or a kid of a minister's cousins nephews son) has peed/puked in it or wait till it is cleaned with a jaroo (a bunch of sticks held together with a string for the purpose of cleaning)--i'd like to see what it looks like then Big grin

On the serious side, PIA747 has a very valid point--all of PIA's long haul aircraft should be fitted for consistency--it would be unfair for a paid passenger flying on a 743 from NY to KHI not to have seats like that when the 777's enter service.

adios


User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13738 posts, RR: 19
Reply 11, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 4102 times:

I hate Geocities. Stupid damn hosting.

Can someone post a picture of it here?



Anyone can fly, only the best Soar.
User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13738 posts, RR: 19
Reply 12, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 4077 times:

I'm not impressed with Avio Interiors. They have already sold the SpaceBed to Dragonair.

For shame on them. Shame on SIA for letting this happen.

Makes me queasy.



Anyone can fly, only the best Soar.
User currently offlineOxygen From Hong Kong, joined Sep 1999, 674 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 4021 times:

Really? Dragonair also uses the Spacebed ? I looked a the pictures on their website and there seat doesn't seem to have dropping armrests..

User currently offlineRupertvander82 From France, joined Dec 2002, 411 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 3992 times:

Ha ha S_Air...

I've to agree with you, it's a shame to see the spacebeds getting reproduced for other airlines...


User currently offlineSpk From Thailand, joined Jun 2001, 458 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 3972 times:

S_Air

SpaceBed is not SIA's product. It's a seat design from Aviointerios. All SQ did was to slap the SpaceBed name to it.


User currently offlineJAL From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 5083 posts, RR: 8
Reply 16, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 3912 times:

Looks comfy, a definite improvement over their current Business Class.


Work Hard But Play Harder
User currently offlineStarG From Indonesia, joined Mar 2003, 197 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 3884 times:

Correct me if I am not wrong, but I think SQ is the only Aviointerior 'Spacebed' customer that can claim 'the widest bed in the sky' because their version is the only one which armrests can recline to be part of the 'bed'.

I guess that is the most significant uniqueness on SQ Spacebed.

I am not really sure but does anybody knows if the others have NASA cushion like Spacebed does?

StarG


User currently offlineSpk From Thailand, joined Jun 2001, 458 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 3861 times:

From Aviointeriors' web site, the collapsible armrest is a standard feature. http://www.aviointeriors.it/cocoon.htm

Standard Features:

  • Adjustable seat bottom depht.
  • Electrically controlled recline mechanism
  • Electrically controlled adjustable folding and sliding
  • front legrest and footrest.
  • Electrically controlled adjustable lumbar support.
  • Bi-fold in-arm table with fwd/aft sliding movement and
  • swivelling rotation.
  • Adjustable head rest.
  • Baggage bar with side restraint. Front and rear track
  • fitting anti-rattle device.
  • Positive locking shear pin.
  • Literature pocket mouse-trap frame.
  • Lifevest pounch.
  • Swiveling in-arm table.
  • Personal reaching light.
  • Fireblocked foam cuchion.
  • Fully flat inclined sleeping position (10° inclination during the flight).
  • Side and center armrest fully collapsable.
  • Center privacy divider.
  • Rear seat back video installation provision.
  • In-flight-entertainment provision.


User currently offlineStarG From Indonesia, joined Mar 2003, 197 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (11 years 1 month 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 3828 times:

Oops.. then I guess it is just like any other JCL seats...

StarG


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