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3 Class A320 On Kuwait Airways?

Fri Mar 05, 2004 3:25 am

Anyone know why KU has a 3 class 320 layout? Anybody experience the different classes of service? It's mighty rare to have a 3 class layout on a modern day narrowbody. Some Russian aircraft are in a 3 class layout but other than that it's rare (1st, Biz, and Eco...nevermind Eco plus)
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RE: 3 Class A320 On Kuwait Airways?

Fri Mar 05, 2004 5:50 am

Kuwait is a v v v vrich country and has A 320s flying all over the Gulf and Northern Africa region and many rich Arab pax fly KU first class even on A 320s to these cities hence they have F and J class on their A 320s.

I think that GF too at one time had a 3 class A 320 layout?
 
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RE: 3 Class A320 On Kuwait Airways?

Fri Mar 05, 2004 6:45 am

GF definately had 3 class layouts on their A320's at one time. First Class was 3 rows of 2x2 seating. Business class was 4 rows of 2x3 seating, and of course Economy was 3x3 seating.
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RE: 3 Class A320 On Kuwait Airways?

Fri Mar 05, 2004 7:26 am

I think that GF too at one time had a 3 class A 320 layout?

Yes GF definitely had a 3 class A320. I once flew it BAH-BOM back in 1999. There was no F so we business class passengers ended up in the F seats and the C seats were used to higher paying Y class passengers. I am pretty sure KU does this on a few routes as well. Don't know why they think they need a 3 class A320, but I guess the "few" routes with F pax are worth it.

The only aircraft missing from my KU list is the 320 so I can not comment on them, but I am pretty sure it is very similar to GF's.

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RE: 3 Class A320 On Kuwait Airways?

Fri Mar 05, 2004 7:41 am


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GF is in the process of reconfiguring all their A320s into a normal 2-class layout as it would be more competitive, according to the airlines chairman. Maybe KU will follow?
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RE: 3 Class A320 On Kuwait Airways?

Fri Mar 05, 2004 7:49 am

Maybe they follow the QR A32S 2 class config?

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RE: 3 Class A320 On Kuwait Airways?

Fri Mar 05, 2004 8:02 am

Maybe KU will follow?

Doubt it. This is KU were are talking about. They are not exactly known for their "good" management skills.  Laugh out loud

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