Member since 24 Aug 2011
Total posts 55
CX has joined most other airlines in downgrading their economy class product on the Boeing 777-300ER to 10 abreast. This means that of the regular 777 airlines flying to Australia, only VA, SQ and Thai remain 9 abreast. It will also mean that CX's economy product on the A350 and A330 will be significantly better than the 777.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 31 Aug 2015
Total posts 86
Horrible choice. 3-3-3 is the way to go in Economy for 777's.
Member since 16 Oct 2015
Total posts 7
It's kinda weird they put 9 abreast on A350 which has a slightly wider cabin, while 10 abreast on B777 which has a slightly narrower cabin
Member since 07 Oct 2012
Total posts 761
Member since 13 Dec 2013
Total posts 3
Really disappointing news from such an excellent airline. Sad to see a brilliant aircraft such as the 777 now one to avoid from an ever growing list of airlines.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 11 Nov 2014
It is a shame that airlines continue the race to the bottom with Y seating. I am 6'2" and struggle to get comfortable. I try and budget for a premium economy ticket where possible but sometimes the prices can be too high for that.
Member since 13 Sep 2016
Total posts 30
I agree Hutch, while a lot of people complain about 3-4-3, or even 3-3-3 on the Qantas Boeing 787, but the bottom line is that 99 percent of the ticket-buying public won't care, they are buying on price and will make do with a tighter fit and grumble about it a bit but any airline which sticks to less dense economy seating will find themselves at a disadvantage to the lower fares of other airlines.
Member since 01 Dec 2011
I flew economy to Europe this year-QF, A380, 3-4-3. I had a middle seat, with an entertainment box under the seat in front. I now say never again will I fly more than 7 or 8 hours in economy! An aisle seat might have been OK, but I won't take that risk again--next year, business to USA, should be worth the extra. I was lucky, I got it in the global sale.
Member since 31 Mar 2016
Total posts 37
Member since 13 Jan 2015
Total posts 80
Oh well luckily i only use SQ to Europe
Member since 06 Sep 2012
Total posts 99
Member since 05 Jun 2012
Total posts 56
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