Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 23 May 2012
Total posts 178
I want to ask, which airline has the better premium economy seats from Sydney to Los Angeles. Qantas, Virgin, United or Delta
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 07 May 2012
Total posts 299
Qantas - 38" to 42" pitch - 19.5" seat width
Virgin Blue - 38" pitch - 19.5" seat width.
I would go with Qantas on the SYD-LAX service for the pure fact you make likely fly on the A380 or a reconfigured B747 with A380 seating. This would be a superior experience than what Vigin Blue, Delta or United would offer. I would not even contemplate Delta or United .
Member since 20 Nov 2011
Total posts 107
The 38" - 42" can be found in the A380 cabin if you sit in the outer seats, the middle row of 3 has 38". It is not just the seat that makes the difference. The QF premium ecconomy experience is suprising similar to domestic J. Think of your average meal on a SYD-BNE domestic J flight, that is the sort of dinner you can look forward to. The Beverage list is near identical to the J cabin as well. The QF W or Y+ cabin is often refered to as a 'lite' business product, where as the US carriers really only offer an 'ecconomy plus' product.Oh and go for QF 11/12, unless there is a last minute substitution, this is the usual A380 SYD-LAX flight.
Member since 15 Apr 2011
Total posts 216
Got to agree - Qantas. The whole thing looks a lot classier and well rounded, and of course you get to fly upstairs on the A380.
Thank you! I will be flying QF11 on 10/June and returning on QF12 on 24/June. My friend showed me how to fly on the A380 and he also said that Qantas' Premium Economy had won the Best International Premium Economy Award.
Member since 17 May 2012
Total posts 32
Ive found QF its a step down from Business not a step up from Economy for meals and wine etc. It's a pretty good product. On the same route Virgin is good too in a dedicated cabin on a new 777
Member since 29 Nov 2012
Total posts 8
Don't forget the Premium Economy on Air NZ. Sure, you hop via Auckland for a few hours but personally I enjoy the break and the wine in the Air NZ lounge.
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