avi8tir
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SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:47 pm

Have a choice on a SIN-NRT flight later this year....

Which product is better.... def tempted to go 787 as its the newest.
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RE: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:55 pm

It's not even a contest in terms of the actual seat - SQ all the way.
 
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RE: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:07 pm

Quoting avi8tir (Thread starter):
Which product is better.... def tempted to go 787 as its the newest.

JL, inexplicably, put an old slanted lie flat seat on their 787.
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RE: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:13 pm

JAL does not offer fully flat seats in business class. They are a generation behind their competition. SQ certainly has a better seat.
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RE: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:59 pm

Ok, lets talk A388 vs. 787.... its only a 6 hour flight... and I'll get SQ LHR-SIN a few days before on a 773ER.
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RE: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:10 pm

Quoting avi8tir (Reply 4):
Ok, lets talk A388 vs. 787.... its only a 6 hour flight... and I'll get SQ LHR-SIN a few days before on a 773ER.

SQ has the same Business Class seat on the A380-800 as the 777-300ER.
 
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RE: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:20 pm

Quoting avi8tir (Reply 4):
Ok, lets talk A388 vs. 787....

I think it´s not about the seat, it´s really about the a/c. He´s going on SQ long haul to LHR, he is asking wether you´d choose dreamliner or whalejet, so to speak, not the differences between SQ and JAL. My opinion is A388, not only due to the better product at SQ, but because I thnk we´ll see a lot more 787 in the future than A380 (sadly).
 
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RE: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:40 pm

Quoting falkerker (Reply 6):
I think it´s not about the seat, it´s really about the a/c. He´s going on SQ long haul to LHR, he is asking wether you´d choose dreamliner or whalejet, so to speak, not the differences between SQ and JAL. My opinion is A388, not only due to the better product at SQ, but because I thnk we´ll see a lot more 787 in the future than A380 (sadly).

In reality, this is what I am referring to..... I guess the product isnt as important since its only 6 hours. and I am not getting the A388 LHR-SIN as I had wanted to get on (773ER as mentioned above).

guess Im going whalejet!
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RE: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:30 pm

If, as you say, the product is not relevant, then for me the choice is easy: 787. You'll experience SQ's J class seat on the 77W, anyway, which is exactly the same seat as they have installed on the A388, therefore it's a product that you will have already experienced, so why not try something different?
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RE: SQ A388 BIZ Vs. JAL 787 BIZ

Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:04 am

Definitely the 787. The A380 really isn't anything special to fly on, but the 787 is packed with cool new stuff that you can actually see and play with...

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