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Which Airlines Offer Flat Beds?  
User currently offlineCessnaLady From Mexico, joined May 2004, 311 posts, RR: 4
Posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3287 times:

I need my fellow a.netters' help to settle an office discussion: which airlines offer flat beds (regardless F or J)? So far we've only found Lufthansa, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Singapore and Air New Zealand about to start on its AKL-LAX and AKL-SFO routes... But which else? (And if possible, for how long?)

Marie

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User currently offlineLO231 From Belgium, joined Sep 2004, 2392 posts, RR: 21
Reply 1, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3237 times:

South African Airways came to my mind.....

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LO231



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User currently offlineJoost From Netherlands, joined Apr 2005, 3222 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3235 times:

You may check http://www.flatseats.com/

User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3806 posts, RR: 18
Reply 3, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3214 times:

Virgin Altantic and Air France aswell!

Most are listed on the website above!

Who offers the best, VS, BA, SAA...?

Rob!


User currently offlineDotcom From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 17 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3206 times:
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IB are rolling out in J class on their 340-600s and re-fitting the 300s

User currently offlineAa777jr From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3182 times:

AA has them in F class on their 772 service.  Smile

Regards.


User currently offline123 From Bolivia, joined Nov 2003, 747 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3171 times:

LB has flatbeds on their 767-300ER's!

User currently offlinePzurita1 From Greenland, joined Sep 2002, 1404 posts, RR: 13
Reply 7, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3170 times:

I was shocked not to find Ryanair, EasyJet, JetBlue or Gol in that website!!!!!  Wow!
Damn!! I should no longer consider flying them.  bitelip 



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User currently offlineCommavia From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 12744 posts, RR: 61
Reply 8, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3133 times:

In the U.S., AA and UA both offer lie-flat beds on their 777s and, in the case of UA, 747s. I am not sure if the CO, DL or NW international J products have lie-flat beds, or just nearly-lie-flat beds. Also, IIRC, doesn't US have lie-flat beds in their A330 J cabins where F used to be?

User currently offlineFbgdavidson From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 3759 posts, RR: 27
Reply 9, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 3048 times:

Jet Airways (as they are ex-SAA aircraft)
Kenya Airways



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User currently offlineRichard28 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 1680 posts, RR: 6
Reply 10, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2997 times:

do you mean proper flat beds or inferior sloping "flat" beds?

User currently offlineAirbuseric From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 4378 posts, RR: 50
Reply 11, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2963 times:

JAL does on the B777-300ER and a couple of 744's. This only in First Class of course and some new business class layouts. In the next years, the whole fleet will be renewed with the new seats.

The flat bed seats can be found on NRT-LHR; NRT-CDG flights, + flights from NRT to ORD and JFK I think...

Rgds
Eric



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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8513 posts, RR: 10
Reply 12, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2923 times:
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SAA's flat seats in J on the A346 are truly excellent. They go totally flat and have enough pitch to enable a 6 footer to stretch out. You are supplied with a duvet and pillow and there is no option other than to go to sleep! They are one of only 4 airlines to get a 5 star rating for their seats on http://www.flatseats.com (the others are BA, VS and IB)

http://www.flatseats.com/Reviews/ftr-saa-1.htm



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User currently offlineCessnaLady From Mexico, joined May 2004, 311 posts, RR: 4
Reply 13, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2876 times:

Quoting Richard28 (Reply 10):
do you mean proper flat beds or inferior sloping "flat" beds?

I mean the ones that go fully flat. Thanks so much for your responses and the links - this is taking shape!!

Marie


User currently offlineSA7700 From South Africa, joined Dec 2003, 3431 posts, RR: 25
Reply 14, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2820 times:
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Quoting Andz (Reply 12):
SAA's flat seats in J on the A346 are truly excellent.

Yes they are, but personally I prefer the Millennium configuration on the 744's - those J-class seats are sheer heaven. The flatbeds on the SA A343 and A346 are comfortable, but tend to feel like a doctor's examination table after a while.


Rgds

SA7700



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User currently offlineCHI787ORD From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 665 posts, RR: 4
Reply 15, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2788 times:

Air India in first class

User currently offlineAussie747 From Australia, joined Aug 2003, 1168 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2750 times:

EK (not on all aircraft that offer F class however) , QF in F class and VS

User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days ago) and read 2741 times:

I'd like to see waterbeds on airplanes. Now that would be a ride!  Big grin

Mark


User currently offlineZRH From Switzerland, joined Nov 1999, 5585 posts, RR: 34
Reply 18, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 2 days ago) and read 2746 times:

Swiss offers real beds in their first class of course. In the new business (A 343) they have so called "lie flat" seats. There you are flat but not really horizontal.

User currently offlineZkojh From China, joined Sep 2004, 1788 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2696 times:

u missed out nz, to LHR (Nov 5) SIN early next year


Vietnam time..
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