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User currently offlineQantas744ER From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1286 posts, RR: 4
Posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 3410 times:

hey, i have a question, the Boeing 747-400`s from Eva Air have a 8F 16C 396Y
seating configuration, 16C seats is nothing compared to other airlines.
I got this info from the JP airlines fleet book.

So my question is doesnt Eva fly that many business people, because they only have 8F and 16C seats. I´m kinda surprised that this airline concentrates more on the Y passengers is this really like this or what is the reason for this configuration? And im not talking about the Combis im talking about a full passenger config. 747-400 such as B-16402

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Is there any changes in the configurations in future?

Cheers Leo


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User currently offlineFoxBravo From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 2985 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 3371 times:

Here are seat maps: http://www.evaair.com/html/b2c/engli...eva/Corporate_profile/Fleet_facts/

They seem to have three different configurations. Two have 8F/16C as you described, but note that they also have very large premium economy sections. The third has more premium seats (12F/32C)



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User currently offlineQantas744ER From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1286 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 3351 times:

oh ok thanks, do you know witch registrations have witch configurations?

Cheers Leo



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User currently offlineTod From Denmark, joined Aug 2004, 1724 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3278 times:

Quoting Qantas744ER (Thread starter):
Is there any changes in the configurations in future?

This Fall they were taking bids on 744 interior reconfiguration.

Tod


User currently offlineKanebear From United States of America, joined May 2002, 953 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3237 times:

EVA's Super Business Class is so poor that it really makes no difference to fly it vs. Evergreen Deluxe which IMO is the best bargain across the pacific. If I gotta fly Y, ED is a better way to go.

User currently offlineFoxBravo From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 2985 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3221 times:

Quoting Tod (Reply 3):
This Fall they were taking bids on 744 interior reconfiguration.

Just a guess, but I would imagine that they will bring the 744s in line with the new 773ERs, which have a more traditional 3-class layout, including lie-flat beds in first class and an upgraded business class.



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User currently offlineCarpethead From Japan, joined Aug 2004, 2938 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 3128 times:

Some of the combis are going for freighter conversions as the 773ERs arrive starting next year.

User currently offlineFlyingHippo From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 680 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 3092 times:

Quoting FoxBravo (Reply 5):
Just a guess, but I would imagine that they will bring the 744s in line with the new 773ERs, which have a more traditional 3-class layout, including lie-flat beds in first class and an upgraded business class.

BR's 773ERs do not have First Class. It is, however, in a 3 class config:
C/Y+/Y


User currently offlineAlexchao From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 688 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2828 times:

Quoting Qantas744ER (Reply 2):
oh ok thanks, do you know witch registrations have witch configurations?

Cheers Leo

B-16401/B-16402/B-16462 have 8F/16C
B-16410/B-16411/B-16412 have 12F/32C

The followng are Combi aircraft:
B-16403/B-16405/B-16406/B-16407/B-16408/B-16409
B-16461/B-16463/B-16465 have 8F/16C


User currently offlineMD90fan From Bahamas, joined Jul 2005, 2931 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 2792 times:

Quoting Kanebear (Reply 4):
EVA's Super Business Class is so poor that it really makes no difference to fly it vs. Evergreen Deluxe which IMO is the best bargain across the pacific. If I gotta fly Y, ED is a better way to go.

A while back I read a post on here and basically it had EVA Air and they had so many different classes on their aircraft.



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User currently offlineVfw614 From Germany, joined Dec 2001, 3946 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2681 times:

I have been on EVA Air's Premium Laurel (A332) and Super Business (B74M) recently and Super Business was a joke compared to Premium Laurel. The only interesting thing about it was that First and Super Business shared the upper deck and the single galley up there, resulting - IIRC - in the same food service for F and C. However, Super Business certainly needs an update urgently.

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