Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 01 Apr 2015
Total posts 39
What do people rate as superior? Skybed MK1 or the equivalent product on Emirates 777-300s
(Ingoring MK2, new A330 product and Emirates A380 product)
Member since 11 Jan 2013
Total posts 179
Skybed Mark 1
Member since 08 Jun 2014
Total posts 308
emirates by far, I keep slipping down the old skybed and cant sleep. I would give skybed 6/10, emirates angled flat 8/10 and cx or emirates newer seats 9/10
Member since 12 Apr 2013
Total posts 870
Cannot agree more - it is more convenient to sleep in Emirates lie-flat then in Qantas one. Though should add that for day usage IMHO Qantas definitely better - Emirates too narrow
Member since 20 Mar 2014
Total posts 15
Have flown both and Qantas leads by far IMO :)
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 21 Aug 2013
Total posts 47
Had a great night's sleep in an unrefurbished QF A330-300 Skybed MK1 from SIN- MEL four nights ago. Can't see how anyone can 'slide down' when there is a plate at the end that pulls out specifically to stop that happening. Anyway, definitely superior, but Skybed MK1 is obviously not long for this world...
Member since 20 Nov 2011
Total posts 107
I've done both to Melboune, Emirates far better TV and entertainment, so try that enroute to singspore for example, as for sleeping...pretty similar, more width with Qantas. It's a bit crazy that this time next year Skybed mk1 will be only a memory!
Member since 07 Oct 2012
Total posts 767
I suspect a couple of mk1 747's will be around a little while longer.
Fair point, I've often wondered why JQ don't re-upholster the MK1 in Orange and one up the other LCC for 'business class' ;)
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