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On the A380, Airbus opted to put the cockpit on the main level and included a crew lavatory and flight crew rest area, allowing the pilots access to both without having to enter the cabin. Hi. Thanks for sharing your wonderful experience on the Upper deck of the 747 and your flight as a whole. More recently, most airlines put premium seats up top. Great pix. The stretch of the upstairs bubble over the 747 400 makes this cabin as long as a Boeing 737. Lufthansa's Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental. Don’t get me wrong, I love the 777-300ER, but it doesn’t have the history or character that the 747 has. Almost like a very short Boeing 737. My economy class meal up top. Yes, the lounge at the front area is probably residue space and the airlines make do with it as best as possible. The flight deck of my EVA Air 747-400 at Seattle. Virgin Atlantic no longer flies to Australia, but the cosy cocktail bars on its Boeing 747s and Airbus A340s sport an undeniably 'cool Britannia' vibe. I had the choice between chicken or fish and I went with the chicken. Nix the idea. interact with our community. Many friendships & laisons were developed! Airbus and Boeing have begun selling "VIP" versions of their airliners under the Airbus Corporate Jet and Boeing Business Jet brands. Except perhaps just to stretch out during a long flight. Yes, I feel guilty. To my defense, I was a bit jetlagged, and most things looked curved, but it also could have been EVA’s layout. Login now. Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 400 Inside December 06, 2020 Get link; Facebook; Twitter; Pinterest; Email; Other Apps; File Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 747 400 Upper Class Nose Cabin ... Boeing 747 4q8 Virgin Atlantic Airways Aviation Photo 1618063 Seat Map Boeing 747 400 Virgin Atlantic Best Seats In Plane Required fields are marked *, Copyright © 2020 AirlineReporter All Rights Reserved, Flying a Thai Airways A380 in Royal First Class. View more photos of EVA Air’s 747-400 on our Flickr. We’ll send you an email to re-activate your account and enter a new password. So, on the Boeing 747, my top recommendation is always 64K over 62A and 62K over 64A. They might. Loved their livery and I too was able to fly business class on their upper deck. The business class cabin in the nose of the 747. I have the vaguest of vague memories of the Continental bar (as a child, through the haze of obligatory tobacco smoke) - it seemed to be quite the party in the sky, not that I imbibed (or inhaled), of course. First version of Boeing 747-400 is a two-decked airplane that consists of 455 seats of three classes. Enjoyed your post on the 747. EDITOR-IN-CHIEF & FOUNDER - SEATTLE, WA. You know I heard that you could see the curvature of the plane from row one, on the main deck, but I didn’t really see that. There is the unmeasurable AvGeek factor of being up top and that is what made it awesome! Subscribe to our free newsletter and get the latest news, reviews, tips and more sent straight to your inbox, The fabulous bars, lounges and restaurants of the Boeing 747, Virgin drops complimentary snacks, moves to ‘buy on board’ in economy, Qantas rules out introducing 'buy on board' meals, drinks, Thai Airways is selling all of its Boeing 747s, Instant noodles axed but Virgin's business class 'meals' still snacks, 5 reasons you shouldn't bin your boarding passes, What to do when an airline cancels your flight, New ways for airlines to win your business. Malcolm in Vancouver. The upstairs bubble of the Boeing 747 8 Intercontinental. I will always have those sweet memories. Hi Guest, join in the discussion on The fabulous bars, lounges and restaurants of the Boeing 747, Executive Traveller is published by Business Travel Media Pty Ltd, a corporate authorised credit representative (#515763) of MGS FINANCIAL PTY LIMITED (#337568). It's a silly one. We’ll send you an email containing the activation link. This is really how the upper deck feels. Inside the master bedroom of a Boeing Business Jet 747-8i. Boeing designed the original 747. Is the A380 front staircase a standard feature or is it something that can or has been done differently ? If you really stretch, you can see the wing and an engine. The upper deck of a 747 is, or was, a cozy way of life that has vanished, along with much else. Introduced in the late 1960s, it was the largest civilian airplane in the world, and set a new standard for glamour in the skies. Also Airport attendants at the desk within the 24 hour departure time, have full access to give you free upgrades, but only if they see a problem with your primary booking or passenger load. I really enjoyed this post and pictures. Your email address will not be published. My wife, 3 young chioldren and I were the only FC passengers so had the run of the upper deck lounge to ourselves - the perfect way to travel with young children. The QF A380 "lounge" is more a waste of space and certainly doesn't do the job it was intended to, not that I'm complaining as I have no interest in nor ever use the on-board lounges. Hear! I’d have probably done the same mid-flight…. I would compare it to the 340. No way. There was also no AVOD. It's a pity that the lounge area of the QF A380 is such a miserable place. Elsewhere in Japanese aviation history is ZA001, the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner that flew. I know it might seem crazy to your friends, but next time you are taking a trip, look at your options. My  ,  how   things   change! I had experienced this a bit when I took a visit to the top floor on a Lufthansa 747-8I flight, but during takeoff and flight, I didn’t notice it being too loud on the 747-400. Babies under 2 should pay for their own seat the inconvenience it brings to the passenger next to them. For one day only, the public will be able to purchase tickets for the ultimate 747 experience, including the … Thanks for sharing. The seat 28A has some extra legroom that is slightly reduced by exit door that protrudes inside. I had the pleasure of flying her when I was younger. Since then, I have been able to fly on many other 747s and always wanted to experience being up higher. third He has been quoted and written for a number of news organizations, including BBC, CNN, NBC News, Bloomberg, and others. Real or virtual — the 747 is an amazing plane! I knew going into this flight that EVA’s 747s have an old product. Sadly the A380 and 747 have been discontinued and we will see a lot less of them as passenger jets. After getting my photos, I made my new home in seat 81A. I think I might have had my hopes up that being on the upper deck was going to be some huge magical experience. Jumbo Facts about the British Airways Boeing 747-400. It is in the nose downstairs which, to be honest, makes more sense if you want individual, private seats. DPReview editor Barnaby Britton has been documenting the process, inside and out. The take off and landing was spectacularly smooth. On second thought. Although the price is the same for a middle seat in the back of the main deck, an upper deck seat is really much more like an “economy plus,” option one might find on a domestic airline. It’s sad to see the “Queen of the skies” go. David has written, consulted, and presented on multiple topics relating to airlines and travel since 2008. We have earphones for audio music only and movies (if available) were on a public screen. Although the power of AvGeek goodness flying on the upper deck is strong, the need to get a good rest is much stronger. Go on! When asked about the 747’s future with the airline, Glenn Chai, executive vice president for EVA Air explained to me, “Now, we use B747-400s for some flights to Seattle and Vancouver. The Boeing 747-400 is a wide-body airliner produced by Boeing Commercial Airplanes, an advanced variant of the initial Boeing 747.The "Advanced Series 300" was announced at the September 1984 Farnborough Airshow, targeting a 10% cost reduction with more efficient engines and 1,000 nmi (1,850 km) more range. Is there space behind the seats to the wall. I always try to sit in a window seat, mostly to gaze outside. As "glamorous" as it looks, is there really any need for these social spaces on a plane? Typically, flying on the upper deck of a Boeing 747 is an exclusive affair. One disappointment that I had was not being able to see the wings. Another room from the 747 will be displayed at the Air Park in Hamamatsu, halfway between Tokyo and Osaka. For comparison, this is similar to the sound of the wind against a window in advance of a storm. Your guide to earning and spending points at Qantas Hotels, Marriott Bonvoy Gold, Platinum status fast-track, Marriott Bonvoy status fast-track in Asia Pacific, Qatar Airways shuts Al Safwa, business, first class lounges, Virgin Australia's new Adelaide lounge will open April 2020, Priority Pass adds railway lounges to its growing network, Singapore Airlines to upgrade all remaining A380s. Many thanks below, then click 'Submit'. It was the first wide-body aircraft ever made. Note: EVA Air provided my airfare from TPE to SEA. No wonder that some of us 'old-timers' fondly recall this as the 'golden age' of air travel ! Where the main deck economy has a seat pitch of about 32″, the upper deck has a seat pitch of 35-36″ and is set up as 3-3 (downstairs it is 3-4-3). Does that really matter? That Continental photo looks like a set from an Austin Powers movie. Qantas should improve on their lounge a bit, doesnt look to good when you compare it to EK and EY. an enjoyable experience. This means that most don’t have the ability to experience the upper deck. Many other local people also recalled the iconic aeroplane fondly. I remember flying on BA and JAL back in the 80’s on the upper deck and super excited as you can imagine for a 5 year old. Now, the screens are super small and the resolution is nothing to write home about, but that is not what the flight was about. Now our minister's get savaged by media for even commuting to Canberra and every travel expense scrutinised, let alone a foreign diplomat deployed to the other side of the world! I feel sorry for the extroverts out there who can't contain themselves and feel the need to engage in what would be a blissful, disconnected, "me" time in the air. More airlines are starting not allowing any type of pets on the plane and iam excited of these new policies, Also, like to add , Airlines on the timetable of the day ,would restrict parents from flying on red eye departure times and the first morning flights . It is intended to serve F and J, but is really not a very appealing space. When I arrived up top and saw the economy section, I realized that it was a bit more than just the extra few feet of altitude. super excited but reading your post it seems it will still be economy ( for a second there I thought I may have been upgraded )…still going upstairs on a 747 jumbo is enough!! Also is the audio headset connection the old style two prongs? While most of these planes are based on smaller Airbus A320 series or Boeing 737 models, one recent VIP conversion took luxury to a new level. United's cocktail lounge sported a large communal bench and both bright yellow and cool blue chairs in a colour scheme that's a little more on the 'modern' side... ... with flight attendants bringing Champagne to your seat. The extremely wide staircase between the decks could be narrowed, with perhaps a relocation of the CSMs office on the other side, could result in a very usable space for a decent J/F lounge or bar. Side bins on the upper deck between the economy seat and the window. All opinions are my own. If you’ve forgotten your password, simply enter your email address Children under 12 should be seating behind row 30 on smaller aircraft and row 50 on Jumbos. Both in economy and in business, EVA Air did a great job with service, the catering, and providing the best product they could with an aging aircraft. Unfortunately, their business model wasn’t well thought out and they eventually folded. ... Upstairs there are another five rows (1-1), along with six rows of economy class. On today fleet, Virgin Atlantic operates 8 jumbo jet aircraft "Queen of The Skies" Boeing 747-400. Who, other than cabin crew, is going up and down between Business and First during the flight? Resend one to yourself here. , loved reading your post. Reminds me of travelling from MEL to SIN in the mid 1970s on a QF 747-200 in first class - Commonwealth Pubilc Servants and their families went overseas on long term asignment in First then! I was still given a free set of headphones and before departure, I was able to see that the system provided quite a few movie and other entertainment options. I’m pretty sure Iran Air has economy on their 747s as well. An early photo of an economy class cabin on-board a Boeing 747. Especially since there was a child a few rows back who wasn’t exactly quiet. And they’re still flying the SP! They   still   continue   to    bleed    government    coffers    with   business   class   flights    for  uncessary     overseas   travel ,   while   the   government    struggles   to   find   money  to   fund    healthcare! I did the Queen of the sky back in July 2002 With Canadian Airlines when it was bought by Air Canada Toronto to Vancouver on a 930am flight. BONUS: Flight Review: Eva Air Royal Laurel Business Class on a Boeing 777-300ER. But when it came down to it, during most of the time on the upper deck, it felt no different than being down below. Get notified of all new comments. An EVA 747-400 coming in for landing – Photo: Woodys AeroImages | FlickrCC. My first memory of commercial flight is flying on a Northwest Airlines 747-200 from Seattle to Minneapolis. We loved Eva Air 747 upper deck. It is often called the Jumbo Jet or Queen of the Skies.The Boeing 747 is one of the easiest planes in the world to recognise. With many airlines constantly upgrading their fleet, and the 747-400 thus being phased out, the ability to fly economy up top on the “Queen of the Skies” will soon be a thing of the past. The reason for putting the cockpit there was to allow for a freight-loading door in the nose cone. Totally agree! How times have changed! 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And yes ironic that QFs Captain Cook Lounge of a bygone era some 30yrs ago (I just adore the nautical colonial theme) was and still is infamous versus the utter useless and forgettable waste of space they have today on the A380. I remember the rear lounges in the Vickers Viscounts that flew from Perth to Port Heldand in the mid-60s. BONUS: Flying Business Class on a Hello Kitty EVA Air Boeing 777-300ER. Those lounges in Emirates or Qatar I would call a waste of premium space. I guess it’s an Avgeek thing, to appreciate the little things like viewing the wingtips and beacon from the window, or the increasing curvature of the interior as you get higher. Already have an Executive Traveller account? Of course, these lounges were primarily the purvey of carriers prior to the introduction of Business Class. I was sitting in row 81 (2nd row) and if I put my head all the way on the window, I could barely see the winglet and navigation light. They now have a 5-star ranking from Skytrax and listed in the top 10 international airlines. Hanging out at a bar or mingling with other pax is the last thing I want to do on a flight. Since there is such a curvature to the side of the fuselage, there is quite a bit of space between the seat and wall. Most wont because they were burnt from past customers using their name when they got an upgrade when they shouldnt have. I think every AvGeek has a love for the upper deck. These seats are blocked out online, but you can always called Eva 1-800 and have them if avail. Behind me is the galley. I also liked the extra noise because it helped me sleep. When it came to the Boeing 747-300, the upper deck was stretched again by 23.4 feet (7.11 m) compared to the earlier Boeing 747-200. Chris Chamberlin is the Associate Editor of Executive Traveller, and lives by the motto that a journey of a thousand miles begins not just with a single step, but also a strong latte, a theatre ticket, and later in the day, a good gin and tonic. This is a business class layout which gives a much more intimate four seats abreast layout. My EVA Air 747-400 in Seattle, after I landed. i’m just leaving Bangkok with a dodgy belly so they’ve put me upstairs! Virgin Atlantic is opening the cabin doors to its last Boeing 747 for the final time, in what’s set to be the hottest ticket in town for aviation enthusiasts. The seats did have a usable headrest, but since there was such a gap between the seat and the window, leaning my head would cause severe neck pain, if I did it long-term. I'm travelling to Bangkok and wondered how comfortable its going to be. Unless you have the means, a job willing to pay, the miles to upgrade, or some extra luck, you’re relegated to the main deck. I had seen interiors that were decades newer, but looked in worse shape; it was almost like traveling in time. I almost felt my flight was a piece of history, experiencing something that future generations might never be able to. At first, it didn’t fully make sense to them when I asked if I could give up my business class seat in the nose of the 747 for an economy seat on the upper deck. Sandra Waters said: “In 1977 I flew to Toronto with the Vincent Owners Club (my sister and husband were members) and we had the whole of the upstairs! It is double decker -- the upstairs being for first-class travelers -- and had four engines, which was its fatal flaw in terms of fuel cost and the environment. A TWA 747, Boeing's first jumbo jet. How time has changed. A short but memorable flight but nothing like it looked back in the 60s! The choice was as varied in Asia with Japan Airlines opting for something simple yet social... ... 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