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Virgin Atlantic A340-300s, Suites To Be Installed  
User currently offlineTeahan From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 5294 posts, RR: 61
Posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 5010 times:

Some weeks back it was rumoured here that Virgin Atlantic's A340-300s would be getting the Suites installed and staying for another few years. Here is the confirmation:

http://www.flightdailynews.com/farnborough2004/07_22/airtransport/virgin.shtm

Jeremiah


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User currently offlineSafetyDude From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3795 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 4861 times:

It was pretty much "confirmed" on some of the Virgin forums awhile ago, but thanks.

Is the company that made the old UC seats still making the bars?

 Smile
-Will



"She Flew For What We Stand For"
User currently offlineAlitaliaMD11 From Spain, joined Dec 2003, 4068 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 4747 times:

HEy


i hope VS aproves there coach class becuasae the PTVs are about the size of a Nokia cell phone screen. I do like the VS 343s but i would prefer they replace them with the 346s or even the 345s.



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User currently offlineRichard28 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 1621 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 4587 times:

As there are only 5 A343's being re-fitted, it confirms previous threads that the 4 x Arcadia A343's will be leaving the fleet.

This will leave the odyssey config'd A343's with the Suites.

Will be interesting to see how many suites they can fit in the A343, as it is a rather small J cabin (in length) compared to the A346 - and is also split in half.

Rich.


User currently offlineDutchjet From Netherlands, joined Oct 2000, 7864 posts, RR: 57
Reply 4, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 4582 times:

Intersting - if VS is making this investment in atleast 5 of the A343s, I guess that is confirmation that VS will retain at least a small number of A343s in their fleet to operate "thin" and new routes.

User currently offlineSafetyDude From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3795 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 4550 times:

Looking at the seat maps on V-Flyer, the 346 with suites has 48 in Upper Class, compared with 50 Upper Class seats on the non-346s.

Installations will begin in the summer of 2005, so do not get your hopes up that high.  Big grin

-Will



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User currently offlineLeezyjet From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 4042 posts, RR: 53
Reply 6, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 4467 times:

"the 346 with suites has 48 in Upper Class,"

Umm, no it doesn't, it has 45. The LHR 744's have 44.

I didn't even know they were re-configuring the A343's !!!.

You can learn so much from this site !!.

 Big grin



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User currently offlineSafetyDude From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3795 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 4433 times:

Umm, no it doesn't, it has 45. The LHR 744's have 44.
I knew 48 was a strange number. I guess that I was getting a bit dizzy on V-Flyer.  Laugh out loud

-Will



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User currently offlineIntheknow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4236 times:

Hi

The A343s will have the config J34 W36 Y171 according to our latest suite service literature released last week. So 6 less in J, 8 more in W and 16 less in Y due to more premium.

Cheers

ITK


User currently offlineBA777 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 2179 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (10 years 2 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 4007 times:

Nice to see the VS 343s sticking around for a while  Smile

ITK, could you possibly drop me an e-mail please? I'd love to have a chat to you about a flying career looking after the self-loading cargo! My address is in my profile.

Thanks

Henry


User currently offlineSafetyDude From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3795 posts, RR: 15
Reply 10, posted (10 years 2 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 3969 times:

i hope VS aproves there coach class becuasae the PTVs are about the size of a Nokia cell phone screen. I do like the VS 343s but i would prefer they replace them with the 346s or even the 345s.
Sorry, I had to say this, but it should be "VS improves their".

Also, IFE, while a luxury and slowly becoming standard, is still a luxury, so do enjoy it.  Smile

-Will



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User currently offline7LBAC111 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2004, 2566 posts, RR: 35
Reply 11, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3817 times:

I know this thread is mainly about the Suites, but Im due on an A343 next month from LHR-EWR in Economy, and - well I'm a little worried. Is it as bad as it sounds back there?

Any help would be appreciated,

7LBAC111



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