Emirates 777 Business Class Seating Plan
The aircraft configuration is fairly dense / economy-class heavy with 8 seats in First (suites), 42 angle-flat seats in Business and 304 standard economy class seats.
I have received some feedback regarding the types of seat which constitutes “lie-flat” vs. “flat-bed” so here is my general rule of thumb when I use such terminology: But I digress…for more information on the types of Business Class seats that global airlines offer, Seat Guru has a great breakdown.
The remaining 4.67 I paid for out of pocket, which I actually needed in order to hit my ,000 spend requirements for the Chase Sapphire Reserve 100,000 point sign-up.
Overall, I was very satisfied with this deal, and I was pleased by the mileage accrual that Emirates flights earn on Alaska Airlines’ program.
For the starter, I requested to try both the Tamarind Prawns as well as the Chicken Tikka Salad.
The main menu featured a small clip on Chicken Biriyani, which sold me on wanting to give it a try.
I like how this was a gender-specific bag because I found the shave kit useful when I landed in Dubai.
Since the flight left relatively late in the evening, the main event would be dinner service followed by a Continental breakfast shortly before landing.
After I left the Emirates Lounge at Johannesburg, I headed over towards the departure gates for my flight to Dubai. I was on a one-way ticket to Toronto from Johannesburg.
It is also one of the greenest, with lower community noise and emissions per passenger than the Boeing 747-400 despite having almost 50% more floor space and 60% more headroom.
Carbon fibre, a strong and light material, is used on key parts of the A380.
Next came the Prawns, which really was just two prawns served with some salsa (mango coriander) and smoked pepper cream. Breakfast service, which was served prior to landing, was very basic.
Part of me is slightly surprised given the fact that American serves two full meals in Business class on transatlantic red-eye flights, whereas Emirates does not? Emirates’ ICE system, which stands for Information, Communication and Entertainment, is one of the best entertainment programs out there.