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EK & Rolling Out Of New Seats

Sat Aug 25, 2007 12:58 pm

I'm scheduled to take EK316 to Osaka tomorrow...I'm in J but hoping for an upgrade to F. Flight is supposed to be on an A340-5 which has awful J seats. Darn umcomfortable

Is there any chance that this aircraft will have the new seats in J (just in case I don't get the upgrade)

What are the chances of EK switching this flight o a 777W instead?
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RE: EK & Rolling Out Of New Seats

Sat Aug 25, 2007 1:19 pm

They shouldn't have any A345 with the new J seat. Due to the totally different number of first, business and economy class seats I wouldn't think that they would change to the 77W. However, I think the A345 J seat is better than the old 77W J seat (about half the fleet has this seat, so I would rather have it an A345, then having the chance of getting a bad 77W).

But, then again, the first class seat is ***SO**** much better. But, even though I don't know the loads of F on Dubai to Osaka, I doubt that you'd get an upgrade (unless your using miles to upgrade).

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RE: EK & Rolling Out Of New Seats

Sat Aug 25, 2007 3:17 pm

Quoting Aerofan (Thread starter):
I'm in J but hoping for an upgrade to F

My friend..... y u don't buy yourself a first class tkt u won't have to wait for the airline for free upgrades!!!

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