QatarA340 From Qatar, joined May 2006, 1684 posts, RR: 7 Posted (6 years 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 43027 times:
Tommorrow, the first 77W based in the State of Qatar will arrive in Doha marking the end of Qatar's all-Airbus policy. It will be A7-BAA and used for Dubai starting Dec. 1, and Washington from January.
The seating is very generous, with Business class in a classic 2+2+2 layout, becoming flat beds!
Here is an interactive video of the interior from qatarairways.com
TreeHillRavens From Malaysia, joined Jun 2007, 361 posts, RR: 1 Reply 2, posted (6 years 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 42723 times:
Quoting CHRISBA777ER (Reply 1): The biz class doesnt look much different to the new seat on the A346 (which is the best I've ever tried I should point out) - what are the main differences?
Judging from the seat map posted on their website, the new J/C seat on QR 77W will be fully flat instead of lie-flat. Just like the new J/C seat QF will introduce on their A380, which will be fully flat also.
Jfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 7846 posts, RR: 8 Reply 3, posted (6 years 3 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 42482 times:
Nice Business Class cabin on the 773ER, I'm surprised there is no First Class given how large the airplane is. I can't wait until New York sees the 777 nonstop to Doha, an A330 via GVA just isn't the same.
EtihadAirways From United Arab Emirates, joined exactly 7 years ago today! , 145 posts, RR: 0 Reply 5, posted (6 years 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 42229 times:
Congratulations to Qatar Airways for their first B777.300ER.
Since the first time I saw it on Airliners.net I fall in love with it coz it looks Amazing from the outside & I was Dying to see how dose it look from the inside and for sure it look Great.
Finally my wish for the Business class seats came true and they are have flat beds the 2-2-2 configuration is very generous a small lounge would be very welcomed to make the product truly 5 star or even a standing snack bar like on the new BA club world or on SIA A380.
Over all looks very good compared to what emirates have on their business in fact this product looks like what Emirates offer on some of it's B777 first class.
Behramjee From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 4664 posts, RR: 43 Reply 14, posted (6 years 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 41153 times:
QR needs to have the B 773ERs in a 2 class configuration to fly them on medium/long haul routes where there is potentially high density demand but low demand for F class especially. This is probably why routes such as IAD is getting the B 77W ahead of others as its a long haul flight which sees demand mainly in Y class and a little in J but hardly anything in F. Also it needs to use the B 773ERs on nonstop USA flights as this aircraft's CASM is lower than the A 346!
Nice, I will be on that flight that day, coming from LAX and continuing on to AUH. Got a great deal on that flight, too bad I'm flying Y class and won't get to experience business. I was wondering which aircraft they will use on that flight, because when I went on Qataraiways.com it showed it as the A346, but then my itinerary showed it as the 77W. So, are you sure it will be the 77W?
Maybe in the future; QR has 14 77W on order, and probably it will use one in LHR sometime in the next two years--although I see other more important routes such as Australia, USA, Canada, South America, ect..
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25 Norcal773: J class too. Configuration on both classes is the same and it is 1-2-1. I've actually flown it.
26 CHRISBA777ER: Yeah thats just what we need - another boring 777. Be grateful QR send the glorious four-holer to LHR instead - quieter, smoother, and with a first c
27 The777Man: Schedules in Apollo CRS show DOH-DXB starting now on 5Dec07 and DOH-IAD on 10Jan08. Anyways, very nice to see QR join the 777 family and I hope to fl
28 Vioron: I have booked seats on the IAD-DOH-BOM route for the first week of January.The aircraft listed for IAD-DOH is still the A340-600. However on the way b
29 B742: I quite agree. The A340-600s are supremely quiet compared to the 777-300ERs. Highly unlikely and no plans to at the moment. This is likely to be the
30 BEYauty: Too bad I'm leaving on Jan 1 and won't be on the T7, never been on one before and was looking forward to it. Maybe on the way back, but not sure yet
31 QatarA340: NEW DEVELOPMENTS: --- Establishment of Oryx Aircraft Leasing Company to help the national carrier in its growth plans --- Airline plans to reach profi