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TAM New Business Class?  
User currently offlineLHLX From Israel, joined Nov 2011, 79 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 3 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 4576 times:

With TAM getting new 773's, are they updating their business class seats? If so, do some Brazilian members have a preview?

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User currently offlinejfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8376 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (2 years 3 months 6 days ago) and read 4148 times:
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TAM already has 4 77W's and should get 4 more, but their J class should be the same on all 8 777-300ER's.

User currently offlineTR763 From Brazil, joined Mar 2001, 775 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (2 years 3 months 6 days ago) and read 4107 times:

I don't know when they'll start retrofitting their aircraft, but yes, there will be new interiors for its long haul fleet of 77W and A350. Don't know if the A330 will see redesigned interiors though.

http://www.aircraftinteriorsinternational.com/news.php?NewsID=18866

Edit: the article says "entire fleet"!

[Edited 2012-06-19 10:03:47]


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User currently offlineAtlflyer From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 736 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 3 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 3941 times:

Quoting TR763 (Reply 2):

Awesome...the service is exceptional I have always found. The interiors already are pretty nice, so this will really make them great.


User currently offlinemotorhussy From New Zealand, joined Mar 2000, 3205 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (2 years 3 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 3939 times:

Quoting TR763 (Reply 2):
I don't know when they'll start retrofitting their aircraft, but yes, there will be new interiors for its long haul fleet of 77W and A350. Don't know if the A330 will see redesigned interiors though.

Does this impact LAN? Surely with their impending consolidation to LATAM, it would make sense to standardise product across both their fleets.

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User currently offlineSCL767 From Chile, joined Feb 2006, 8822 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (2 years 3 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 3767 times:
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Quoting motorhussy (Reply 4):
Does this impact LAN? Surely with their impending consolidation to LATAM, it would make sense to standardise product across both their fleets.

LAN does not operate either B77Ws nor A330s. LAN continues to receive brand new B-767-316ERs and is a major customer for the Boeing 787s. LAN would not retrofit the A-343s with new interiors since they will be phased out in due course.


User currently onlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7584 posts, RR: 43
Reply 6, posted (2 years 3 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 3653 times:

Quoting SCL767 (Reply 5):
LAN does not operate either B77Ws nor A330s. LAN continues to receive brand new B-767-316ERs and is a major customer for the Boeing 787s. LAN would not retrofit the A-343s with new interiors since they will be phased out in due course.

I do not think that is what Godfrey was asking. I think the comment/question was whether LA will update its business class on the A343s, 763ERs and 788s so as to be similar to the one that JJ will unveil in its A350s and 77Ws. In other words, whether LA will fit the same seats.



Next flights: MEX-GRU (AM 77E), GRU-GIG (JJ A320), SDU-CGH (G3 73H), GRU-MEX (JJ A332).
User currently offlineSCL767 From Chile, joined Feb 2006, 8822 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (2 years 3 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 3587 times:
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Quoting EddieDude (Reply 6):
I think the comment/question was whether LA will update its business class on the A343s, 763ERs and 788s so as to be similar to the one that JJ will unveil in its A350s and 77Ws. In other words, whether LA will fit the same seats.

Most likely NOT. LAN will operate a wide-body fleet consisting of B-767s and B-787s. The A-343s would not receive new interiors for the reason I mentioned above; unless LAN unveils a new Premium Business class, hint hint. Also, LAN has not unveiled its plans for the interiors of the B-787s; which will join LAN's fleet beginning this year.


User currently onlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7584 posts, RR: 43
Reply 8, posted (2 years 3 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 3453 times:

So. This is the current J-class seat in the JJ 77Ws, right?:

http://www.airliners.net/photo/TAM/B...d=fb7740d658c88b724188c3e4518ab263

(I don't like it btw).

So one would assume the new Priestmangoode-designed cabin interior will replace the one on the pics and in the future all 77W and A350 planes will have the same type of interiors. Right?

Now...

Quoting SCL767 (Reply 7):
LAN has not unveiled its plans for the interiors of the B-787s; which will join LAN's fleet beginning this year.

...it would not be far-fetched to think that the J-class seats that LA will fit in the 787s may be the same as or similar to the seats that JJ will fit in the 77Ws and A350s.



Next flights: MEX-GRU (AM 77E), GRU-GIG (JJ A320), SDU-CGH (G3 73H), GRU-MEX (JJ A332).
User currently offlineRafabozzolla From Brazil, joined Apr 2000, 1229 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (2 years 3 months 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3311 times:

All JJ has to do is adopt Lan's interiors and they will have an instant upgrade. Classier and full-flat.

User currently offlineppvra From Brazil, joined Nov 2004, 8964 posts, RR: 40
Reply 10, posted (2 years 3 months 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3284 times:

Three-year contract with Priestmangoode beginning in January 2010, I guess a few more months and we might see the results. Can't wait!


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User currently offlineRJ_Delta From Chile, joined Oct 2000, 1944 posts, RR: 11
Reply 11, posted (2 years 3 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3163 times:

Quoting motorhussy (Reply 4):
Does this impact LAN? Surely with their impending consolidation to LATAM, it would make sense to standardise product across both their fleets.

LAN will improve the interiors ofr its long haul product with new seats in Premium Business and Economy Class. The first aircraft with the new seats has already been introduced in the latest B767-300ER (CC-BDD) and include cabin interior similar as the B787.

The new product will be presented when the first B787 arrive into Santiago.

Saludos,


User currently offlineSCL767 From Chile, joined Feb 2006, 8822 posts, RR: 5
Reply 12, posted (2 years 3 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3091 times:
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A Boeing 787-like cabin interior on the B-767-316ER.   

User currently offlineLipeGIG From Brazil, joined May 2005, 11438 posts, RR: 58
Reply 13, posted (2 years 3 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3072 times:
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The next 4 B77W's shall come with the new F and J seats.
Then is expected that the other 4 will be upgraded shortly. The A332 will come after.



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User currently offlinemotorhussy From New Zealand, joined Mar 2000, 3205 posts, RR: 9
Reply 14, posted (2 years 3 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2992 times:

Quoting EddieDude (Reply 6):
I think the comment/question was whether LA will update its business class on the A343s, 763ERs and 788s so as to be similar to the one that JJ will unveil in its A350s and 77Ws. In other words, whether LA will fit the same seats.

That's exactly what I meant thank you Señor Eduardo. Or perhaps whether JJ's upgrade will ensure it's to the current high standard of LA  



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