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No More First Class On NWA Int. Flights  
User currently offlineUSAirways737 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1026 posts, RR: 1
Posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 4353 times:

According to WCCO-tv Minn./St.Paul NWA will remove all first class seats from its international fleet to allow for more leg room for Business Class.

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User currently offlineSEVEN_FIFTY7 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 957 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 4288 times:

I didn't think they ever literally *had* a "first class" at all. I mean, when I flew them, "first class," two summers ago from LGA-MSP-SNA, the seats were almost as hard as a park bench with little padding. Sure, we were seated in row 2, and sure it was termed "first class." But I thought it was meant as a marketing joke, in which the Company assumed passengers knew better. The service had some modicum of what normally is considered "first class," but those seats were really charter-quality coach.

Well, at any rate, if this newsstory is true, I don't think the regular passengers will mind. Afterall, they never really had a *true* first class experience on NW.

You can't miss what you never had.

User currently offlineJiml1126 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 4263 times:

Don't they have First Class on 747? I saw the ads few days ago.

User currently offlineAdam84 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 1400 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 4255 times:

Yeah the f/c seats in their narrowbodies are more uncomfortable than coach, but he was talking about on their 747's, they have a first class, a world buisness class and coach. Its the only plane in their fleet that has a intl. f/c.

User currently offlineAa737 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 849 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 4247 times:

I know the DC-10s Int'l haven't had a first class for years.

Are they tearing out First and putting Biz seats in instead, or just removing seats.

User currently offlineNWA Man From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1828 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4246 times:

From what I've heard, NW's World Business Class seats will replace the existing First Class seats on the 747s. Also, some seats will be taken out on the lower level to increase the WBC pitch to 60" (from 48" now). No word yet on whether the pitch on the DC-10 WBC seats will be changed to 60" (I believe it is also 48" now.)

As for Seven_fifty7's comment, Domestic first class will remain.


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