Member since 01 Jan 2014
Total posts 25
We are flying Tokyo/Sydney next March and at present we have seats allocated on the upper deck. I have revisited the Qantas website and can now see that we are due to fly on one of the 747s with an old first class cabin. Would the seats upstairs still have been updated to the latest Skybed II business class seats or are we better to now choose 4EF (as we would like to be side-by-side) in the old first class cabin?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 11 Jan 2013
Total posts 179
If you see the old first class on the seat maps then the skybeds on that 747 will be the MK1 beds.
Therefore book the 1st class beds as they are fully flat!
Delta Air Lines - SkyMiles
Member since 06 May 2015
Total posts 44
Upstairs is the MkI style seats, i would definately recommend going for 4EF located in the old 'first cabin' if available
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 768
Chris published an article today which tell's you this
"1. These old first class seats convert into fully-flat beds, while the first generation of business class Skybeds you’ll find on the same aircraft are angled flat beds or ‘sloping sleepers’ – so you'll get a much better night's sleep being at the pointy end of the plane"
Changing our seats right now!!! Many thanks all for the quick feedback :)
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We are flying Tokyo/Sydney next March and at present we have seats allocated on the upper deck.
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