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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #75 on: May 19, 2017, 05:32:40 PM »
Just a reminder, an airline usually uses a new plane for shorthauls for the first month or two for crew training etc.

I wonder if that will be the case here and if so, on what routes
I guess European

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #76 on: June 11, 2017, 03:37:59 AM »
I'm​ attending the launch event they are hosting for the press and financial community in Tel Aviv with David Maimon and Boing's Vice Chairman.

As expected no First class

Main takeaway: business in 1-2-1 configuration

Premium Economy in 2-3-2 configuration

ViaSat wifi
Recardo seats
Panasonic video
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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #77 on: June 11, 2017, 03:51:37 AM »
They are getting their 1st plane the 2nd week of September.

First flights to London to train the staff, then first route is to Newark

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #78 on: June 11, 2017, 03:54:22 AM »
They are getting their 1st plane the 2nd week of September. No color yet on the first route
Have a strong feeling that EWR will be from the first ones...

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #79 on: June 11, 2017, 03:57:15 AM »
Yeah I've just edited my post. First flights are to London for training purposes, then Newark indeed

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #80 on: June 11, 2017, 04:02:07 AM »
Yeah I've just edited my post. First flights are to London for training purposes, then Newark indeed
Thanks for confirming it   i noticed 2 weeks ago that J class from Newark is more expensive than from JFK from Nov and on

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #81 on: June 11, 2017, 04:04:48 AM »
Well done. Yeah makes sense, they had VR tours of the new J product, it's a game changer for them

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #82 on: June 11, 2017, 04:36:37 AM »
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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #83 on: June 11, 2017, 04:38:46 AM »
Any idea what dates they'll be flying to London?  I'd like to snag a one-way points ticket if possible!

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #84 on: June 11, 2017, 04:39:57 AM »
Looks quite solid.
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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #85 on: June 11, 2017, 04:42:21 AM »
Looked impressive. On par with competition as far as I could tell from the VR

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #86 on: June 11, 2017, 04:43:34 AM »
Let's just hope the next refresh doesn't take 15 years!

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #87 on: June 11, 2017, 04:59:42 AM »
This now appears on the homepage:
https://www.elal.com/dreamliner

Y will drop from 32" to 31", although 15 seats will only have 30". 5" recline. Coat hook and adjustable headrest. 12" screens.

PE will be 38" with foot rests and 13" screens (12" in first row) + remotes.  19" width, 7" recline, adjustable headrest. USB and power outlets. Coat hook and bottle holder. Comes with blanket and pillow, bottled water, and amenity kit.
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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #88 on: June 11, 2017, 05:41:18 AM »
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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #89 on: June 11, 2017, 06:27:15 AM »
Business class seems more spacious then on UA 77W