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User currently offlineTheflyboy From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 11 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 5085 times:

Does anyone know what BA are actually planning to do to their Club World cabin - is it new seats, layout or is it just AVOD for the IFE system?

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User currently offlineTrekster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 5080 times:

Its a new design, new layout, and of course the new ife which is going thru out the fleet.

No idea what it looks like, and no idea on release dates, though it should be soon, cant wait to see it

User currently offlineCarduelis From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2001, 1586 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 5035 times:


Welcome to Airliners.net!

There is a very good search facility here where you can learn all sorts from previous postings on the same or similar subject.

As usual on a.net, most of the many contributions are dreams, hypothesis or rumour, so do not take anything you read very seriously.

BA have not yet announced what the new Club World actually comprises.

Bon voyages!

Per Ardua ad Astra! ........ Honi Soit Qui Mal y Pense!
User currently offlineBCAL From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2004, 3384 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 4973 times:

The flyboy

Another welcome to a.net.

BA's new Club World is still under development and, at present, details are only known to BA Senior Directors and those within BA and its suppliers who are involved in its development. They are all probably bound by secrecy until official announcements are made.

In the meantime, you will have all sorts of people who know the "wife of a cleaner at BA" who has picked up snippets of information, or perhaps VS staff who believe that BA is simply imitating Upper Class. These are just rumours and hearsay. Never believe anything unless a reliable source has been given. In the meantime, we all have to wait with patience to see what BA is planning.

MOL on SRB's latest attack at BA: "It's like a little Chihuahua barking at a dying Labrador. Nobody cares."
User currently offlineWrighbrothers From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 1875 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 4932 times:

I'd think that the layout will be different to the current one in use, no doubt more leg room, and methinks a self-service bar.
Over time, World Traveler/traveler + and First will be up-dated.
I couldn't confirm this of course

Quoting BCAL (Reply 3):
who know the "wife of a cleaner at BA"



Always stand up for what is right, even if it means standing alone..
User currently offlineN725RW From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 71 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 4857 times:

My BA sales rep was in the other day (I'm a travel agent) and he did say they are working on a new Club World seat, but not sure when it's roll out is..

User currently offlineVV701 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2005, 8666 posts, RR: 25
Reply 6, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 4541 times:

BA announced that they were revamping their whole Club World product (in the air and on the ground). Their announcement was on 15 November 2005. The only substantial information in that announcement was that it would be launched in 'Summer 2006' and would cost £200M.

Since then it has been suggested that the launch date is 6 July and that a newly designed lay-flat bed is included. But this needs to be confirmed.

User currently offlineConcorde001 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 1233 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 4369 times:

Don't forget, FIRST is also getting an upgrade!
Both cabins should look stunning when revealed this summer...can't wait!

User currently offlineMonkeyboi From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 457 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 4220 times:

There is already a 'mock-up' of the new cabin which BA crew attending 'premium academy' training have visited (after signing a confidentiality agreement).

Seats are new, cabin colours new, IFE new, catering new, new self service area in galley.

Maintains same forward/rearward facing layout.

Was due to be revealed on the first aircraft this summer, but reading this weeks BA News, 'autumn' was mentioned.

User currently offlineTheflyboy From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 11 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 4133 times:

Thanks for the welcome & responses - Guess we will just have to keep our eyes open & wait and see - whatever they do it won't have much competition from AA's new seats!!!

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