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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #420 on: September 26, 2017, 10:55:56 AM »
Per OMAAT it works if you book over the phone.
Cool. He doesn't mention how much the YQ is.

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #421 on: September 26, 2017, 11:20:48 AM »
Cool. He doesn't mention how much the YQ is.

Seems to be no YQ.

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #422 on: September 26, 2017, 11:26:47 AM »
Seems to be no YQ.
That's great! How is availability for business? Better than United? Is Citi the only transfer partner?

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #423 on: September 26, 2017, 11:27:24 AM »
I just started a new thread for this topic. I think it is more than worthy of it's own thread....

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #424 on: September 26, 2017, 11:30:17 AM »
That's great! How is availability for business? Better than United? Is Citi the only transfer partner?

Yes QF is only transferable from TY points.

I just started a new thread for this topic. I think it is more than worthy of it's own thread....

True.

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #425 on: September 26, 2017, 01:32:38 PM »
And poof, there goes all LY award availability.
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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #426 on: September 26, 2017, 01:33:01 PM »
Seems to be no YQ.
Apparently that's been YMMV.
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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #429 on: October 16, 2017, 08:55:03 PM »
First 789 to USA is now in flight

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #430 on: October 16, 2017, 09:22:29 PM »
Do they overbook the 789?  No first class to compensate...
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #431 on: October 17, 2017, 02:02:05 AM »
I'm flying it from LHR to TLV next Wednesday.
Worth a review if noone has reviewed it until then?

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #432 on: October 17, 2017, 02:05:51 AM »
Do they overbook the 789?  No first class to compensate...
Same story as in their 769 - they often offered me to downgrade in exchange for a round trip in J. I've never accepted and doubt anyone does.

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #433 on: October 17, 2017, 02:37:45 AM »
JFK service starting Jun 29. Departing TLV 10:40am flight returning 6pm from JFK. Second JFK flight (4pm from TLV) switches over to 787-9 Sep 16.
As of now, LY 1 will be the last NYC flight to switch over (so far not on schedule for the upcoming 12 months)

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Re: Will the LY Dreamliner have a First Class cabin? (a little hint)
« Reply #434 on: October 17, 2017, 02:38:57 AM »
Same story as in their 769 - they often offered me to downgrade in exchange for a round trip in J. I've never accepted and doubt anyone does.

Why not?
Sounds like a square deal to me, especially if you get seated in Y+ or exit.