Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Which Airlines Offer Flat Beds?  
User currently offlineCessnaLady From Mexico, joined May 2004, 310 posts, RR: 4
Posted (9 years 3 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2948 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

19 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineLO231 From Belgium, joined Sep 2004, 2392 posts, RR: 23
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2898 times:

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

Regards,
LO231



Got both LO 788 frames already, next LO E95 and 734 BRU-WAW-BRU
User currently offlineJoost From Netherlands, joined Apr 2005, 3170 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2896 times:

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

User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3768 posts, RR: 19
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2875 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, 15 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 3 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2867 times:

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 (9 years 3 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2843 times:

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

Regards.


User currently offline123 From Bolivia, joined Nov 2003, 745 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (9 years 3 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2832 times:

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

User currently offlinePzurita1 From Greenland, joined Sep 2002, 1393 posts, RR: 14
Reply 7, posted (9 years 3 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2831 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 



Next flight: IAH-DBX-MRU-ANT
User currently offlineCommavia From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 11692 posts, RR: 62
Reply 8, posted (9 years 3 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2794 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, 3711 posts, RR: 28
Reply 9, posted (9 years 3 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2709 times:

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



"My first job was selling doors, door to door, that's a tough job innit" - Bill Bailey
User currently offlineRichard28 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 1621 posts, RR: 6
Reply 10, posted (9 years 3 months 6 days ago) and read 2658 times:

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

User currently offlineAirbuseric From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 4270 posts, RR: 51
Reply 11, posted (9 years 3 months 6 days ago) and read 2624 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



"The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going"
User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8455 posts, RR: 10
Reply 12, posted (9 years 3 months 6 days ago) and read 2584 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

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



After Monday and Tuesday even the calendar says WTF...
User currently offlineCessnaLady From Mexico, joined May 2004, 310 posts, RR: 4
Reply 13, posted (9 years 3 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 2537 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: 26
Reply 14, posted (9 years 3 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2481 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
HEAD MODERATOR

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



When you are doing stuff that nobody has done before, there is no manual – Kevin McCloud (Grand Designs)
User currently offlineCHI787ORD From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 533 posts, RR: 4
Reply 15, posted (9 years 3 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2449 times:

Air India in first class

User currently offlineAussie747 From Australia, joined Aug 2003, 1163 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (9 years 3 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2411 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 (9 years 3 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2402 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, 5568 posts, RR: 36
Reply 18, posted (9 years 3 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2407 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, 1707 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (9 years 3 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 2357 times:

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


CZ 787 to AKL can't wait.
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Which Airlines Offer Valentine Specials? posted Tue Jan 31 2006 18:39:10 by Checo77
Which Airlines Offer Economy Plus? posted Mon Jan 30 2006 11:41:06 by MBJ2000
Which Airlines Offer Good Industry Rates/ID75's posted Wed Dec 28 2005 15:28:13 by BHXDTW
Courier Travel - Which Airlines Offer This? posted Mon Oct 11 2004 23:58:50 by TheBigOne
Which Airlines Offer Wireless LAN Onboard? posted Mon Jan 12 2004 04:17:05 by Gamps
Which Airlines Offer Lounge Access At A Fee? posted Sat Sep 27 2003 05:45:59 by QANTASBOY
Which Airlines Offer The Cheapest F/C Fares posted Sun Nov 10 2002 19:03:56 by BOEING747400
Which Airlines Offer Specific Seat Selection? posted Mon Nov 13 2000 05:32:53 by Skystar
LH A340-600 – Flat Beds? posted Mon Dec 4 2006 13:23:03 by Ansett767
Does EK Have Flat Beds IN J On JFK Route? posted Tue Nov 14 2006 02:32:09 by Aerofan