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Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:48 am

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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:05 am

I’m sure it will be amazing. 1-1-1 config in B77W.
 
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Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:23 am

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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:23 am

dubaiamman243 wrote:


You are teasing us!!!! :-)
can't wait to see the suite!!!!
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:08 pm

Seems amazing.
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:53 pm

dubaiamman243 wrote:

You need to use img tags:
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:32 am

Safe to assume the curtains showing in the lounge area will incorporate into the F suites?
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:36 am

Looks beautiful, a massive improvement over what they have now. All that gold and fake wood is gaudy to the point of being laughable.
 
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Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:14 am

Very elegant, perfect choice of colours
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:17 am

I guess controlling your own temperature and lighting to adjust to your mood is something revolutionary?!
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:26 am

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I guess controlling your own temperature and lighting to adjust to your mood is something revolutionary?!


What other airline offers anything remotely similar?
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:39 am

As garish as the current product looks in pictures, I found it extremely nice and not so overwhelming on the one occasion I had to fly it. Can't wait to see and hopefully try this new suite. :champagne:
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:30 am

sxf24 wrote:
maortega15 wrote:
I guess controlling your own temperature and lighting to adjust to your mood is something revolutionary?!


What other airline offers anything remotely similar?


"It's a product differentiation that enhances the traveller's experience" .
In laymen language, these are gadgets that allow to command a premium & retain F customers over EY or QR.
Kia & Rolls Royce have comfort & gizmo differences, but both will get you to the same place & in the same time for a huge difference in fare.
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:08 am

sxf24 wrote:
maortega15 wrote:
I guess controlling your own temperature and lighting to adjust to your mood is something revolutionary?!


What other airline offers anything remotely similar?

None I know of.

That's pretty sweet though. Your own temperature setting as well as light.

SQ doesn't seem to come close! They basically imitated EY.
 
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Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:15 am

Like SQ and EY F, it will be 'uge with bloggers, mile redemptions, and 'influencers'...someone might even pay for it one time!
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:02 am

maortega15 wrote:
I guess controlling your own temperature and lighting to adjust to your mood is something revolutionary?!


No the revolutionary bit is the authentic rope tied on the curtains!
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:28 pm

There will be a seat and next to it there will be a bed, but well that was kinda obvious......
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:16 pm

useless photos so far if you ask me...
but I do like the binocumars though...
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:46 pm

I'm looking forward to the first trip report. The photos... eh. I'm getting tired of teasing advertising. But that is just me...

Not like I'll be paying for this level of service.
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:42 pm

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SQ doesn't seem to come close! They basically imitated EY.

Agreed, I like what little EK have been teasing us with.

I would even contend SQ does not even match EY ( save for consistent closeness to the window ) :
1. though the suites are larger & the swivel chairs may be a plus - specially to armchair CEOs,
they look to me as cold & impersonal as a gynecologist room ( someone here mentionned a dentist cabinet ).
2. the folding bed probably means there is a slim mattress, not as thick as in the Appartment & no real mattress like in the Residence.
3. I way prefer the warm colours, dim lights & elegant arab designs EY have in all their Appartments ( however odd their long configuration ).

Imho, SQ failed in challenging - let alone rivalling, both EY's Residence & F product.
A shower could have put them closer to EY-EK excellence from a premium customers POV.
I rank them 4rd or 3rd depending on how EK impress me next week ( as I even prefer the QSuites to SQ's new F )
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:12 pm

Video advert for new product

https://youtu.be/3FS7a1AfDbE
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:21 pm

Will they retrofit all 77W with this? How about A380?
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:51 pm

Flighty wrote:
Will they retrofit all 77W with this? How about A380?


The pictures released so far show the A380's bar, proving the effort is first on EK's flagships & that will keep them busy for a long while.
Thus if the earlier frames are returned, I don't see why these would be retrofitted.

As indication, SQ own theirs & will retrofit 14 A380s (+ the 5 new) until 2020, at the likely tune of 2 frames out-of-service at any one time.
https://centreforaviation.com/insights/analysis/singapore-airlines-a380-seat-density-increase-new-cabin-products-to-improve-fleet-profitability-381490

Considering furthermore that as flagships EK's A380s fly to the most premium destinations & that 77Ws will be replaced with 777Xs within a few years, the same scenario may apply ( or perhaps none even until the 777X ). We should know next week.
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:43 pm

Honestly my first impressions are very good! This looks like a very solid product and an upgrade from what they have now.
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:21 pm

No more tacky yellow wood! This looks like it will be great.
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:10 pm

Glad there won't be anymore of that horrid gold/wood combo.
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:14 pm

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Glad there won't be anymore of that horrid gold/wood combo.


I agree on that. Always fount that this gold and fake wood looked awfull. Gettng away this would already be an upgrade...
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:17 am

Flighty wrote:
Will they retrofit all 77W with this? How about A380?


Since Emirates works with a 12 year lease business model, they never retrofit their old planes. Instead new deliveries just incorporate the upgrades.
 
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Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:15 am

FromCDGtoSYD wrote:
Flighty wrote:
Will they retrofit all 77W with this? How about A380?


Since Emirates works with a 12 year lease business model, they never retrofit their old planes. Instead new deliveries just incorporate the upgrades.


I wouldn't say never, as EK did retrofit their whole first batch of 77W's to suites in F and lie-flat J, from SkyCruiser seats in F and recliners in J.
 
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:18 am

Flighty wrote:
Will they retrofit all 77W with this? How about A380?

Totally depends on whether owns or leases the aircraft. Emirates may refit older aircraft which are leased but it depends on how longs left on the lease.
 
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Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:27 am

MaverickM11 wrote:
Like SQ and EY F, it will be 'uge with bloggers, mile redemptions, and 'influencers'...someone might even pay for it one time!


Come on! You are just spoiling the fun. :rotfl:

Let everyone believe this is as viable as Ryanair.
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Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:03 am

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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:11 am

Business class will remain 2-3-2 on EK 77W's

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https://twitter.com/AusBT/status/929580350912847872
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:17 am

The new first class suites will be installed on the A380's as well however will see first class cabin reduced from 14 to 11 seats

https://twitter.com/AusBT/status/929592512863338496
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:30 am

Ridiculous that EK aren't reducing J.
 
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:31 am

A few more pictures of new cabin along with EK press release

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https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/e ... emplate-2#
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:57 am

Tim Clark has told AusBT that a likely starter for the new first class suites could be Chicago

https://twitter.com/AusBT/status/929601846208901120
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:14 am

First routes will be BRU and GVA, ORD is good start for US market. ORD is doing well in F and J for EK
 
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:27 am

IMHO still not enough less bling. What's with the walls all the way to the ceiling? High and narrow rooms always feel smaller and claustrophobic.
 
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:33 am

If only I had money enough to fly F or J. This economy class "upgrade" is a nightmare;
Installed "ergonomically" thin seats
Removed Power outlet
No more separate cupholder...
 
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:04 am

rebr wrote:
If only I had money enough to fly F or J. This economy class "upgrade" is a nightmare;
Installed "ergonomically" thin seats
Removed Power outlet
No more separate cupholder...


The power outlets are now located at the bottom of the seat back. Each seat still has its own.
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Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:39 am

Flighty wrote:
Will they retrofit all 77W with this? How about A380?


The new F class product will be put on new 77W aircraft, and later on new A380 deliveries as well. No retrofit for existing aircraft was mentioned.

Given the 12 years lease period I would be surprised if current aircraft gets retrofitted.
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:47 am

Well the first class looks good, so much better than the SQ one.

Those economy seats look very thin, I will be travelling on EK next month.
 
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Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:53 am

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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:55 am

That J is laughable.
 
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:05 am

GoSharks wrote:
That J is laughable.


Why does EK stick with 2-3-2?
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:08 am

2-3-2 isn't the end of the world, especially with that design, but it isn't something you launch in 2017 when you're a world-class carrier. F looks AMAZING tho.
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:09 am

Fabulous. I did like the gold and wood though, call me tacky all you want. As the rapper BG (who coined the phrase) said bling bling!
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:20 am

This J is so classic and still too bling bling.
 
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Re: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed

Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:48 am

Given their competition, it seems unreasonable to expect J-class passengers to choose them if they’re flying a triple-7.
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