Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 06 Oct 2017
Total posts 39
It's time for me to "Meet the Fokkers".
Member since 06 Aug 2017
Total posts 119
My experience of flying VA Fokker 100s is on Perth-Kununurra flights of about 3 hours' duration. It's not a bad plane and the seat pitch is very generous (34 inches). My advice would be that the nearer you are to the front, the better: the engines are at the back of the plane and the cabin is noticeably noisier at the back compared with the front. Check Seatguru for more info about the seats.
Member since 01 Mar 2012
Total posts 200
I found the seat on the Fokker 100 to be quite generous. I don’t like the bulk head as I like to stretch my legs under the seat so I’d go for a forward seat from row 2. I found that more than suitable for a two hour flight from Brisbane to Cairns.
Member since 25 Jul 2013
Total posts 32
I am a platinum VA flyer but haven't been on a Fokker aircraft (yet). Do any of them have inflight entertainment? I was reading in the inflight magazine that the WA charter planes now have this feature, however I wasn't sure if it was referring to a different aircraft type
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 767
from the Virgin website
Member since 15 Aug 2017
Total posts 41
These are incredibly comfortable aircraft
For what it is worth folks.. 1E is a pearler for legroom as the bulkhead encroaches minimally in front of this seat so plenty of room to stretch. The downside - the arm rests are not movable and are solid as they include the tray table which is a pain when your backside is is equally impressive as my height!
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