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Korean Business Class - Any Good?  
User currently offlineAF022 From France, joined Dec 2003, 2197 posts, RR: 1
Posted (11 years 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2472 times:

I am balancing taking KE business class DXB-AKL and earning a lot of Delta miles, or taking EK business class direct and checking out the A345.

What is KE business class like? Bearable?



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User currently offlineUTA_flyinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2448 times:

KE's Prestige Class is more than bearable, I flew them 3 times on CDG to ICN and they have a very friendly/professional cabin crew, the food is quite good and the seat pitch quite acceptable; not to mention the free gift and personalized amenity kit. You also have the added bonus of SkyTeam FF miles.
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User currently offlineCarfield From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1964 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2399 times:

Well, Korean Air's Prestige class is nothing fancy like lie flat seats... but is a decent product. You get a typical J seat with 50" of legroom and a classic PTV (no AVOD) is available... Meals are their strengths... very nice presentations -- course by course... the lounge at Seoul is amazing.

Compared to EK's business class, I think KE is not too bad... EK has the fancier business class seats on the Airbus A340-500s, but still no flat seats... and I think KE's F/As are a bit more consistent and friendlier than EK... (EK is good, but the F/As really vary from flight to flight... sometimes friendly, but sometimes downright rude... KE is more consistent...)

Enjoy your KE flights... more miles sound like a better deal in this case...


User currently offlineGte439u From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 361 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2340 times:


According to this, you can earn Sky Miles when you fly on EK.

User currently offlineBoeingflying31 From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 165 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2318 times:

When I flew Korean business class, it sucked. I sat on uppder deck from LAX-NRT a while ago and the service was not the best. The food didn't taste that good, they had no ammentity kit, or any IFE ptv's on the plane. Emirates has a pretty good business class product. Their service is professional and the lounge in Dubai is the best in the world. Just my 2 cents.

User currently offlineAF022 From France, joined Dec 2003, 2197 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (11 years 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2294 times:

i don't think i get the miles i need for medallion on EK, while I would on KE (just noticed KE is the opposite of EK!)

Thanks for the feedback. I have never traveled KE or the A345, but i find EK's business class B777 (DXB-DAR) over-rated in general.

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