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TK's New Y Color Scheme On Owned 77Ws (pic)  
User currently offlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4299 posts, RR: 12
Posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 13125 times:


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Here is the first a.net pic. Thanks!
TK received its first of 12 77Ws on Oct.14th and this is the new Y, 246 seat with 32" pitch in 3-3-3
Y+ has 63 seats with 45" pitch in 2-3-2
J has 28 seats with 78" pitch in 2-3-2 also.

What are your thoughts on this new color scheme?

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User currently offline777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 5716 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 13091 times:

Quoting TK787 (Thread starter):
J has 28 seats with 78" pitch in 2-3-2 also.

Same config as Y, is that a first for an airline with no F cabin? a non F cabin carrier should have their J as 2-2-2.


User currently offlineAndaman From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 13077 times:

Perhaps we should see more pictures first, but it doesn't look inviting. As noted already, it looks like a bus or old Ilyushin.

User currently offlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4299 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 13066 times:

Quoting 777way (Reply 1):

You mean same 2-3-2 in Y+ and J, I think.
You know we were all surprised at "Turkish Aviation threads" followers with the 2-3-2 in J. A lie flat seat in the middle seat.
I don't think it is a first. I think MS J is 2-3-2 also on their new 77Ws.


User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6403 posts, RR: 55
Reply 4, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 12942 times:

The cabin reminds me of Austrian Airlines' 777 which also has green seats like that. I guess I'll find out in March when I hope to fly it LAX-IST.

The777Man



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User currently offlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4299 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 12908 times:

Quoting The777Man (Reply 4):
Austrian Airlines' 777 which also has green seats

This one?

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3-4-3, ouch!


User currently offlineAvianca From Venezuela, joined Jan 2005, 5900 posts, RR: 40
Reply 6, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 12889 times:

Quoting TK787 (Thread starter):
J has 28 seats with 78" pitch in 2-3-2 also.

I am surprised that they have so few J seats ... on what routes they will use this baby?

Quoting TK787 (Reply 3):
I think MS J is 2-3-2 also on their new 77Ws.

arent there a bunch of airlines with this seating in J (also AF?)



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User currently offline777way From Pakistan, joined Dec 2005, 5716 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 12871 times:

I meant 2-3-2 in both J and Y ios unusual, normally if its 2-3-2 in J its 2-4-2 or 3-3-3 in Y.

User currently offlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4299 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 12842 times:

Quoting Avianca (Reply 6):
I am surprised that they have so few J seats ... on what routes they will use this baby?

Well, the thinking goes like this: "J is the new F"...
TK's J will be comparable to most F, lie flat, 78" pitch, great food and service.
and the 63 seats in Y+ will be more like a J, 45" very generous, again upgraded menu and check-in.
so not that bad.

In terms of routes;
Total 5 frames will arrive by the end of the year, another 7 by August 2011.
By then 4 x ex 9W 77Ws will be returned.
I think they start with the Asian routes, to China, Japan, BKK, HKG, then JFK, LAX. I am sure ORD, YYZ, GRU, IAD, JNB might see them from time to time. Not sure LHR will get it, since 333s will take over most of the medium haul.


User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6403 posts, RR: 55
Reply 9, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 12690 times:

Quoting TK787 (Reply 5):
This one?

Yes; the first (front) Y cabin is actually 3-3-3 and the back Y cabin is 3-4-3 on Austrian.

The777Man



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User currently offlinePEET7G From Hungary, joined Jan 2007, 695 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 12496 times:

Quoting The777Man (Reply 9):
Yes; the first (front) Y cabin is actually 3-3-3 and the back Y cabin is 3-4-3 on Austrian.

If my memories from earlier this year serve me right, they changed to an all 3-4-3 config...however I was flying up front so I might have seen/heard it wrong 



Peet7G
User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 3831 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 12164 times:

Quoting The777Man (Reply 9):
Yes; the first (front) Y cabin is actually 3-3-3 and the back Y cabin is 3-4-3 on Austrian.

Even if this is no longer the case, why did they go for it? Seems incredibly weird to have two levels of comfort for people who have probably paid rather similar prices?!


User currently offlinejfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8091 posts, RR: 7
Reply 12, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 12157 times:
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Any J class and Y + photos ? would like to see 78 inch J class with 2-3-2 seating.

User currently offlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4299 posts, RR: 12
Reply 13, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 12050 times:

Quoting jfk777 (Reply 12):
Any J class and Y + photos ? would like to see 78 inch J class with 2-3-2 seating.

I was waiting for better quality a.net pics but here is a link showing all classes from the delivery flight:
http://www.flugrevue.de/de/bilderstr...irlines-boeing-777-300er.33256.htm


User currently offlineEK413 From Australia, joined Nov 2003, 4692 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 11195 times:

Quoting TK787 (Thread starter):

What are your thoughts on this new color scheme?

I have one thing to say and I believe a few would agree...         

EK413



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User currently offlineBrianDromey From Ireland, joined Dec 2006, 3901 posts, RR: 9
Reply 15, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 10904 times:

I think the colour scheme is fine, my issue is with the headrests which are in three different shares of three different colours, so ateast 10 colours on the seats alone, plastic housing will probably add another couple of hues. Carpets, curtains and bulkhead decorations yet more. I think it just looks a bit busy, had the one with one headrest colour it would have looked quite attractive. Those greens and reds look good to me, it just there is too much going on visually.


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User currently offlineAAairplane From United States of America, joined Jan 2009, 94 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 10410 times:

I like the seats, and the headrest looks just fine to me, but one thing I don't care for, although rather insignificant, is the bulkhead. It looks quite dated already in my opinion. Thanks!

AA



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User currently offlineclickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9601 posts, RR: 69
Reply 17, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 9573 times:
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Here is another interior shot:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/royalscottking/5079483917/


User currently offlineseabosdca From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 5107 posts, RR: 4
Reply 18, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 9494 times:

Quoting 777way (Reply 7):
I meant 2-3-2 in both J and Y ios unusual, normally if its 2-3-2 in J its 2-4-2 or 3-3-3 in Y.

But, as you can see from the picture, it's 3-3-3 in Y, like many 777s.



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User currently offlineb707forever From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 459 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 7616 times:

Looks completely uninspired to me. Don't like the mix / match of colors throughout. Only the Y+ cabin looked somewhat inviting.

User currently onlineflanker From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 1624 posts, RR: 2
Reply 20, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 7548 times:

HORRIFIC interior. What are we back in the 70's again? How can a company conceive such a monstrosity and actually put it in an airplane. Same with the Austrian pic... green carpet WTF?


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User currently offlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4299 posts, RR: 12
Reply 21, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 7356 times:

The design company was Priestman Goode;
http://www.priestmangoode.com/content/uploads/TurkDW.pdf

The newly arrived 330-300s and 77Ws have these interiors, and looks like the whole fleet will have it eventually. So far in a month;
-I have yet to hear one single person giving a positive opinion on the Y. But like I suggested just by replacing all the headrests it could be fixed easily.
-Y+ is my favorite and almost everyone likes it
-J pitch is generous, most like the color scheme, most don't like the middle seat on the 77W, but 333 is 2-2-2.


User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 3831 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 7049 times:

Quoting TK787 (Reply 21):
-I have yet to hear one single person giving a positive opinion on the Y

I think it looks quite good - at least more interesting than a lot of interiors out there...

... and from a seated position, passengers won't be able to see the colour of the headrests anyway!


User currently offlineEnviroTO From Canada, joined Aug 2004, 821 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 6291 times:

The pale blue seat fabric and the back wall make it look soviet. The colour gradient is a good idea but the colour wheel doesn't go from blue to dark blue to dark red to bright red to dark green to light green. They should have gone either progressively lighter towards the windows or towards the middle seat and/or from purple to blue to green or something lined up with the colour wheel. I can't figure out what they were trying to accomplish.

User currently offlineAmmunition From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2002, 1064 posts, RR: 4
Reply 24, posted (3 years 5 months 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 5648 times:

This puts a potentially whole new dimension to seting assignment:


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26 Post contains links EK773 : Snippets of the new Jcl seat can be seen on the latest TK commercial featuring Manchester United. Albeit the cabin of an A330 is featured with the 2-2
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