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Best EK First Seating?

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Pushka

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I have open choice on a 4 hour early evening flight Auckland to Brisbane. No sleeping required. But will surely try the shower.

A380 on Emirates. A cheap F bargain.

Where do I sit? :p

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Re: What the best seat(s) to choose in First class on A380?

I have open choice on a 4 hour early evening flight Auckland to Brisbane. No sleeping required. But will surely try the shower.

A380 on Emirates. A cheap F bargain.

Where do I sit? :p
If all the seats remain open, why not try all of them, 15 minutes each... :p
 

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Re: What the best seat(s) to choose in First class on A380?

Of course! Full tour of shower too. Pre. :D. Goodness must remember to cover the mirror then!
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Re: What the best seat(s) to choose in First class on A380?

Of course! Full tour of shower too. Pre. :D. Goodness must remember to cover the mirror then! 
The RH shower as you face the front (where the J 'lounge' is on QF A380s) is larger than the other; I've had hotel rooms with smaller bathrooms. So if you chose a K seat, you would just swan up forward. On the long haul, they take your preferred time at the start and I think you can nominate which side.

Yes, forget seat selection, now its shower selection!
 

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The RH shower as you face the front (where the J 'lounge' is on QF A380s) is larger than the other; I've had hotel rooms with smaller bathrooms. So if you chose a K seat, you would just swan up forward. On the long haul, they take your preferred time at the start and I think you can nominate which side.

Yes, forget seat selection, now its shower selection!
I've only travelled Y+ on the A380 with Qantas and that's up top. Our Emirates F experience wasn't on an A380. Still rather good.

This flight is in March. Time for others to join me. :p.

Any ideas why the last two middle seats have a triangle? I can select them.

I'm on my own this flight (no MrP) and have to stop over at Bne due to no flights to Adelaide. So Dom, here I come

Is there a bad seat? I can't believe I'm even asking this. First world problem indeed.

I have it in my head that I need to be 1A.

I'm presuming that J can't use the shower? I've read you receive a laundry bag and amenity kit by having the shower.

I could just turn the taps on if I didn't need a shower. :D
 

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As they say in the QF F thread, there are no bad seats in F! For overnight flights, personally I would the first and last rows, due to proximity to toilets/galleys etc, but as its a day flight, that's less of a worry. !A would be fine :)

This trip report gives some pics of the cabin and showers. the 'triangle' seats are shown - I don't think that are different as far as pax are concerned.
 

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As they say in the QF F thread, there are no bad seats in F! For overnight flights, personally I would the first and last rows, due to proximity to toilets/galleys etc, but as its a day flight, that's less of a worry. !A would be fine :)

This trip report gives some pics of the cabin and showers. the 'triangle' seats are shown - I don't think that are different as far as pax are concerned.
Thank you for the TR!
 

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Re: What the best seat(s) to choose in First class on A380?

The RH shower as you face the front (where the J 'lounge' is on QF A380s) is larger than the other; I've had hotel rooms with smaller bathrooms. So if you chose a K seat, you would just swan up forward. On the long haul, they take your preferred time at the start and I think you can nominate which side.

Yes, forget seat selection, now its shower selection!
Assuming the load stays the way it is, I would say it's imperative that both showers are tested. :)
 

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Re: What the best seat(s) to choose in First class on A380?

Pushka:
I did the AKL-MEL equivalent a few weeks ago, and there were two other pax, with the same number on the outward bound leg from MEL. I didn't use the shower but at least one other person did, even on such a short flight.

Mind you, as I said at the time, I may well have been tempted, had I not had the opportunity a few times on longer flights previously.

With that sort of loading, there certainly are no bad seats in F. (IF there ever are.:))

The only problem with that short haul flight is that the caviar doesn't feature.
Still, there is the Dom Perignon as compensation.:p
 

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I did try the caviar on an EK flight last week. I'm sure I didn't order it as I don't like seafood.

But after 2 Moët in the lounge and 2 Dom on the plane, anything could have happened between brain and mouth. :eek:

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I find it's important to eat the caviar with the accoutrement otherwise it's a bit dull and salty. And of course glass of DOM or Henessey Paradis.
 
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It was $900NZD a few days ago. I needed 130 status points for a status run and this came in at 120 points. Plus I have some work to do in NZ! Win Win
Thanks, I might have to do the same this year, really want to try EK A380 F!
 

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Just allocated 2E & 2F for myself and the wife (gosh! we'll be getting hitched a week earlier!!) for JFK-DXB and DXB-BKK later in the year. Drained my entire Qantas balance of 402,000 points and $2500.00 in taxes and fees, just to fly the EK birds.

And the chauffeur drive at Dubai ..... most likely they pick you up in Volvos?? Really? :shock:
 

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I have open choice on a 4 hour early evening flight Auckland to Brisbane. No sleeping required. But will surely try the shower.

A380 on Emirates. A cheap F bargain.

Where do I sit? :p

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We have exactly the same trip coming soon, also booked on the recent sale.
By the time I made the booking most of the seats were occupied already (I guess we were not the only one thinking $900 for F is a bargain) so I had to call EK to release 3E/3F.
 
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