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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #705 on: September 17, 2014, 03:07:51 PM »
Haven't flown SQ R yet?

Can't believe you haven't done CX F long-haul yet.  Silly to judge it based on the YVR flight, not nearly enough time to have a blissful 10 hour sleep on the best bed in the sky.

The LH 747 bed wasn't too hard for you?

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Nope. We both loved it.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #706 on: September 17, 2014, 03:09:24 PM »
Time for an update.

I realized that I must split between hard and soft to be fair:

Hard Product:
1. EY F on A346 (JFK-AUH) (true luxury)
2. LH F on 744 (JFK-FRA; FRA-JFK) (seat+bed)
3. EK F on A380 (JFK-DXB-SIN) (shower is NOT a gimmick)
4. CX F on 777 (JFK-YVR) (This may rise after a true long-haul)
5. OZ F on A380 (ICN-LAX) (32 inch IFE is awesome)
6. LH F on A380 (FRA-JNB)
7. LH F on 748 (LAX-FRA)
8. TG F on A380 (BKK-CDG)
9. JL F on 777 (CGK-NRT)
10.LH F on A340 (FRA-BOS)

Soft Product:
1.LH F on 744 (FRA-JFK)
2.LH F on A380 (FRA-JNB)
3.CX F on 777 (JFK-YVR)
4.OZ F on A380 (ICN-LAX)
5.JL F on 777 (CGK-NRT)

The only thing that really surprises me is how far down the hard product list JL F is... the only thing I can say in defense is that pitted against any one of the ones I above it, I'd prefer those.
You've got LH  744 F  twice, one listed in hard product and one listed in soft product, you meant 747-800?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #707 on: September 17, 2014, 03:34:47 PM »

Nope. We both loved it.
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Was more comfortable for sleep than SQ R, IMO.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #708 on: September 17, 2014, 03:38:47 PM »
You've got LH  744 F  twice, one listed in hard product and one listed in soft product, you meant 747-800?

Not sure what you're confused about...
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #709 on: September 17, 2014, 04:24:18 PM »
Not sure what you're confused about...
My question is why would you list the same aircraft in hard product and soft product?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #710 on: September 17, 2014, 04:29:52 PM »
My question is why would you list the same aircraft in hard product and soft product?

One is a ranking of hard products.

The other is a ranking of the service I received on those hard products.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #711 on: September 17, 2014, 04:31:31 PM »
One is a ranking of hard products.

The other is a ranking of the service I received on those hard products.
Oh, get it

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #712 on: September 17, 2014, 04:36:34 PM »
So EY and EK  doesn't make it on your soft product list ?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #713 on: September 17, 2014, 04:42:18 PM »
They're not in the top 5...
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #714 on: September 17, 2014, 04:44:38 PM »
They're not in the top 5...
Have you ever tried  BA F?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #715 on: September 17, 2014, 04:47:42 PM »
Have you ever tried  BA F?

Couple more months, couple more months... JFK-HKG LHR-JFK
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #716 on: September 17, 2014, 11:05:07 PM »
Would say KE F comes right after CX F for the most comfy bed in the sky. Very thick mattress pad and nice huge fluffy blanket.

Haven't tried EK or EY F, but those seems a lot more blingy.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #717 on: September 17, 2014, 11:11:02 PM »
If you're saying blingy without corresponding substance than yes on EK. Not EY.

Can't even imagine apartments...
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #718 on: September 18, 2014, 09:18:32 AM »
Would say KE F comes right after CX F for the most comfy bed in the sky. Very thick mattress pad and nice huge fluffy blanket.

Haven't tried EK or EY F, but those seems a lot more blingy.
The "downside" with KE F is the "faucet light" that sits right over the seat. Knocked into it one too many times.


Though it is not stopping me from flying them in January.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #719 on: September 18, 2014, 09:15:43 PM »
Wow, the award hotel market in NZ is bleak.

Not a single Hyatt, SPG, or Marriott hotel in the whole country; no nice Hilton's (no Conrad  >:(); and a single decent Intercontinental in Wellington.

Choice hotels anyone?  ::)

Am I really giving up a week in MLE at the Conrad for this??
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