Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 10 Apr 2013
Total posts 167
Rumoured possible QF 787 config
Is this a feasible and a legitimate configuration?
Does it look like 8 or 9 abreast economy?
Member since 07 Oct 2012
Total posts 764
I'm hoping it's true, but just gotta wait and see what QF does. Would show that QF wants to be a leader, rather than follow the other sheep.
Member since 27 Jan 2016
Total posts 40
Will be interesting - but with such a high J and W I don't know how they would fit even 165 without going 9 abreast. Also 165/3 is 55 blocks of 3 seats.
Member since 28 Sep 2011
Total posts 302
Another sardine can?
Cozysuite 3-3-3 19" economy
Well I imagine 32" I'm sure is the best that we can hope for with up to 5" recline.
I'm a bit more cynical - 31 max, 30 not out of the question: 42/28/165 is going to be tight I think, Y might depend on whether the premiums get the same or less than we're used to up there.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 19 Mar 2014
Total posts 358
It seems a high ratio of premium and j and limited economy. Perhaps that the strategy, make economy less desirable in a 9 abreast config. and make the premium ecnomy more desirable and widen the gap.
Emirates Airlines - Skywards
Member since 30 Nov 2015
Total posts 419
and raise revenue.
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 234
ummmm...that's the goal of most? businesses in OZ
Member since 30 Aug 2013
Total posts 148
AJ has already said it will be 9 abreast 787 economy. That is the industry standard. Hardly any operators have 8 abreast.
Looks like another one to avoid.
Member since 24 Oct 2010
Total posts 1,002
I have little doubt we will see anything other than a nine-across 3-3-3 configuration in Qantas' Boeing 787 economy, as Alan Joyce has already (and accurately stated) "Nine-abreast is the standard."
Qantas Boeing 787 will be three-class, likely 9-across in economy
Do you think that the Cozysuite will be highly likely since they have to make the economy different from Jetstar 787 Y seats?
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