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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #380 on: August 28, 2017, 07:06:37 AM »
I am scheduled to fly on it from LHR to TLV on Oct 24 - and yet as you point out it's also scheduled on the EWR route..

Does that mean they will have received a second one by then or they haven't yet decided when to stop flying to LHR?
Their second aircraft is due to arrive on October 9th.

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #381 on: August 28, 2017, 09:25:02 AM »
Where is the 787 flying during the night while it does the day trip to London?

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #382 on: August 28, 2017, 09:32:50 AM »
Where is the 787 flying during the night while it does the day trip to London?
Seating in Israel as far as I can tell?

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #383 on: August 28, 2017, 09:33:54 AM »
Seating in Israel as far as I can tell?
To Newark!

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #384 on: August 28, 2017, 09:37:28 AM »
To Newark!
You're right! Just realized LY28 make it back on time to Israel and then goes on to London

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #385 on: August 28, 2017, 09:47:04 AM »
Let's try to explain how scheduling works for some who seem a bit confused.
We have 2 aircrafts:
Aircraft 1:
Departs to Newark Motzei Shabbos and arrives at 5:40am
Departs Newark at 1:30pm and arrives in TLV at 7:10am Monday morning.
It then departs at 10:15am to LHR, and leaves LHR at 3:25pm arriving in TLV about 10:15pm on Monday evening.
It then sets out to EWR again at 12:30am to arrive in EWR Tuesday morning at 5:50am
And so on....

Aircraft 2:
Departs TLV to LHR on Sunday at 10:15am and is back in TLV at 10:15pm so that it can head out to Newark for the Sunday night 12:30am flight, because the aircraft that flew to Newark Motzei Shabbos still hasn't returned and will only be arriving in TLV at 7:10am the following morning.
Then arrives back in TLV early Tuesday morning and does the Tuesday route to London, since the aircraft that did it Monday is now enroute to EWR
And so on.....

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #386 on: August 28, 2017, 11:06:04 AM »
Where is the 787 flying during the night while it does the day trip to London?
Until the Newark service starts?

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #387 on: August 28, 2017, 11:08:28 AM »
Until the Newark service starts?
Seating in Israel as far as I can tell?

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #388 on: August 28, 2017, 11:30:51 AM »


Planes never sit! They have to be flying!

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #389 on: August 28, 2017, 12:24:17 PM »
Planes never sit! They have to be flying!
Relax. Even this rule has plenty of exceptions. El Al has a plane sitting in EWR every day for 7 hours (and 42 hrs over the weekend).
IINM, most short haul domestic flights in the US don't operate through the night either.
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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #390 on: August 28, 2017, 12:31:27 PM »
Relax. Even this rule had plenty of exceptions. El Al has a plane sitting in EWR every day for 7 hours (and 42 hrs over the weekend).
IINM, most short haul domestic flights don't operate through the night either.
After a TLV-NYC flight longer cleanup is needed.....
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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #391 on: August 28, 2017, 01:01:25 PM »
After any ELAL a TLV-NYC flight longer cleanup is needed.....
FTFY
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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #394 on: September 06, 2017, 08:42:13 AM »
any real cabin pics?
Its flying daily to LHR now.

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #395 on: September 06, 2017, 08:51:27 AM »
Its flying daily to LHR now.
Not until Sep 12.
And that first flight availability is now Y0 and C0 (not sure if it's sold out or blocked for staff/elected officials etc.)

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #396 on: September 06, 2017, 08:52:10 AM »
I know someone flying it Sep 24 IYH.

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #397 on: September 06, 2017, 02:26:27 PM »
When i visited the boeing factory in July someone who works closely with Elal on their Dreamliner Strategy said they would start with EWR than a mix between Asia and NYC as they get more planes
LAX wasn't even anywhere near high on the list unfortunately - not even for an interior remodeling. He said the strategy is, unless your due anyways to overhaul the interiors, you use it until it really needs the complete overhaul. Sad..

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #398 on: September 06, 2017, 02:28:14 PM »
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If only it worked for North America.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #399 on: September 06, 2017, 04:06:42 PM »
If only it worked for North America.
heard one 2nd hand report that it worked calling in.
Not sure if that's true or a fluke or something.
Worth a shot asking QF rep to long sell