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. Once seated, a cabin crew member offered me a pre-departure drink and I obviously chose the champagne. parties. UK to US). weeks ago in 5A SEA-LHR. The seat is positioned at a bulkhead. We booked my trip between London and New York as a round-trip award, so we paid a total of 95,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles and about $845 in taxes and fees. The second thing that is often discussed is that the seats on the A330-300s and 787-9s only offer a small recline in the seated position and need to be manually taken apart and turned into a bed by the crew. Back in June, I flew this seat from Manchester to Atlanta with Virgin Atlantic. It's completely free and we'll never pass your information on to access it has very little going for it. Talking point: have you given up on airport WiFi? Every seat is angled towards the window, has power, and the center seats in the 1-2-1 configuration have privacy screens. Flew this 2 few If you have not received the activation email, simply enter your email address below, then click 'Submit'. Login now. is going to irritate crew trying to get trolleys through. if you feel like Dracule this is the right coffin shape for you-simply laughable. I never understood Virgin’s upper class seats on any of their planes. Virgin Atlantic Airways | Flying Club - Virgin Atlantic / Dreamliner / 787-9 Upper Class - what seat would you pick? QF take note, 31 pax for 4 toilets on a 787-9 at least they have thought about it. Related: A350 suite showdown: British Airways’ Club Suite versus Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class Suite. We booked this as a return flight, and paid 95,000 Virgin Flying Club miles and £648 tax. Fare: Lap infants are charged 10% of an adult fare. Failing that, your next best option is flying a route operated by one of the airline’s four A330-200 aircraft with its unique seating configuration. The Points Guy UK is a trading name of Red Ventures Services Ltd, registered in England and Wales No. Virgin Atlantic charges extra for bulkhead and other seats which have more legroom. Luckily, too, Virgin is pretty generous whe… See, different airlines offer incredibly varying products, A350 suite showdown: British Airways’ Club Suite versus Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class Suite, 14 Airbus A330-900neo aircraft that Virgin has on order, 6 features that set the 787 Dreamliner apart from the rest, review of the Upper Class Suite on the A350, BREAKING: UAE is removed from travel corridor immediately, Bahamas blowout: Inside the £12,000-per-night Four Seasons villa fit for royalty, American Express dropping 1 hotel elite status benefit from the Platinum Card. There’s no denying that the cabin looks incredibly swanky with the mood lighting. Please view our advertising policy page for more information. For solo travellers – the 'A' seats: While none of these seats are necessarily 'bad' for solo flyers given that all provide direct aisle access, those in the 'A' row are at an advantage whether for work or sleep, because only half as many travellers use this particular aisle as the other. Like BA with their 2-4-2 Club World config, Virgin Atlantic pioneered this herringbone design. Not only is it the airline’s newest, safest and most environmentally friendly aircraft, but it also boasts the newest, most comfortable and most modern airline seats of the entire Virgin Atlantic fleet. i booked 3g and 3k for my spouse and me for a future lax- lhr flight. Virgin Atlantic is planning a a new business class seat for its Boeing 787s, but it won't be the same as the Upper Class suites which the airline will launch mid-year on its Airbus A350 jets.. As per Nicky’s review of the Upper Class Suite on the A350, you’ll probably be happy with any of the seats you sit in on an A350-1000 as “there was really not a bad seat in the house, although Row 1 definitely had an edge, as its footwell was larger than in other rows.”. And for those travelling lovers, Virgin has called three sets of its middle seats the Love Suites — 1E, 1F, 3E, 3F, 5E and 5F. I flew Virgin Atlantic SYD-HKG-LHR & Return July/Oct 2013. It’s a staggering amount to pay on top of a mileage redemption, but when you consider that round-trip business-class tickets between the two cities regularly sell for anywhere from $2,700 to over $8,000, it doesn’t seem so bad. Companion - I typically go for window seats, and heard the "A" side is better... but as you can see from the photo, my choices are limited. In an interview between Brian Kelly and Virgin CEO Shai Weiss, he discussed plans to retrofit the Boeing 787-9s with the same Upper Class Suite, but not before the arrival of the 14 Airbus A330-900neo aircraft that Virgin has on order. It is not the bank advertiser’s responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered. The flight to Orlando had about 12 seats across 2 rows. I don’t know why VS Virgin Atlantic unveiled their new business class seat today. As PE crew stay in the PE cabin I doubt any crew However I found that when the seat was reclined after takeoff it actually wasn’t too bad and I didnt have to crane my neck too far. This compensation helps pay the costs associated with running our website, and does not result in any additional fees to you. The reason we suggest seats 2A-5A rather than starting at 1A, is because this seat looks onto the galley and therefore might be noisy and less private than if you sit a few rows behind. 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We’ll send you an email containing the activation link. The flight to Dubai had about 45 seats across 4 rows in Upper Class and we found it better to sit next to each other. What is it with the Poms(BA &VS)....no idea how to set up or offer premium cabins?? I also chose an A side window seat as these are more private because they look at the back of the middle row, rather than directly at another seat. Virgin Atlantic received its first Boeing 787-9 in October 2014, and now has 17 B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. Signing up with Executive Traveller only takes a second and lets you B787 view from the A seats. For sleeping – seats 2A-8A: Over on this side of town you've already got an aisle that's quieter than the other, and by choosing a seat in rows 2-8, you'll be far enough away from galley noise and any chatter at the inflight bar to get some solid rest. would notice PE pax using the J bar. Not on this plane - the seats actually flipped so that you were sleeping on the outer shell of the seat - so very uncomfortable, especially when you only get a very thin so-called mattress between you and the hard casing. and from the window is just as irritating and non-sensical as it sounds. It is likely that the new seat being rolled out to the older Virgin Atlantic aircraft would be slightly different to the A350’s. Best Virgin Atlantic Upper Class seats on an Airbus A330-300 and a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Top picks: 2A-5A Though these two aircraft are very different in many ways, the layout of their Upper Class cabins is pretty much the exact same. This innovative aircraft joined the Virgin Atlantic fleet in October 2014. Last time I flew with them I flew in premium economy. popular for daytime flights (i.e. Only Virgin Atlantic and  Air New Zealand persist with this design. We have flown twice with Virgin Upper Class. The major difference is that the bar on the A330 is perpendicular to the fuselage whereas on the Dreamliner, it’s parallel to the seats in row K. Related: 6 features that set the 787 Dreamliner apart from the rest. Read: Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 Upper Class review, Hong Kong-London. There is also a bassinet directly opposite 1A, meaning you might be sat opposite a baby for your entire flight. Here are the best watches of the year: should you care? You can clearly see that a curtain separates the 2 side by side lavs. Many of the offers that appear on this site are from companies from which The Points Guy UK receives compensation. dining can be done but the companion is required to sit with their legs in the The current ones are so much better but I think density is lower on reverse herringbone. The key issue for airlines when planning a business class cabin is how to maximise seat numbers whilst also maximising passenger space. It probably makes them money, but the coffin design + limited window view makes it an outdated product these days. Seat map. I would like to subscribe to The Points Guy UK newsletter and special email promotions. Though in many ways the mood lighting is just a distraction from what’s otherwise a subpar business class seat. After a quick refurb, the seats are up there amongst our favourite Virgin Atlantic Upper Class seats. Virgin Upper Class with a baby Preflight: infant fares, bassinets and seat selection Lap infant or own seat: car seats are not permitted in Virgin Upper Class as airbags are fitted in the seats so we opted to take J as a lap infant. I flew Virgin Atlantic Upper Class on their Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from London to Los Angeles, which ended up being my favourite flight I've ever taken! below, then click 'Submit'. Onboard both aircraft, row A is the place to be. You can not relax in the seat. The worst J class coffin that I have ever flow in not to forget about the service nothing has changed for Virgin A...... Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer - Chairmans Lounge. This site does not include all credit card companies or all available credit card offers. All seats are fully flat with direct aisle access. Answer 1 of 9: My wife and I are flying VS300 (LHR-Delhi) and returning VS355 (Bombay-LHR). Qantas says 87% of flyers willing to take COVID vaccine if required, Hilton Honors 2021 status match unlocks fast-track to Gold, Diamond, How to get a free upgrade to Emirates premium economy, Virgin Australia reopens Perth, Gold Coast lounges, 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. 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No issues with noise for overnight flight because no-one used it. Virgin Atlantic have a presence in aviation that not many airlines can content with. Editorial Note: The Points Guy UK is independent; the opinions published here are always those of the reviewer, who has final editorial approval. The seat configuration in this Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Upper Class is a herringbone configuration, in 1-1-1 layout. These seats are referred to as Extra Legroom Seats. On Monday 8 April 2019, Virgin Atlantic is expected to unveil its new Upper Class suite for its forthcoming Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. Virgin Atlantic 787-9 Upper Class Seat. The only plus to this trip is the lounge access in all 3 cities, and the Revivals Lounge when arriving @ LHR. Read reviews of seat 1A and find a better seat with our Virgin Atlantic seating charts. Why don’t they make it recline like every other business class seat. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page. So there is really 2 lavs for the 31 business class. Then it was an A330 (I think), and the Upper Class seats were in this configuration. The proximity to the galley and lavatory area might be bothersome. This means that no advice is given or implied and you are solely responsible for deciding whether the product is suitable for your needs. (1 on either side of the galley area). As Virgin Atlantic’s top tier cabin. Already have an Executive Traveller account? awful in my view. Most of the time, the aircraft type will be written in the flight details while booking. If you view virginatlantics website there is a video showing premium economy (35pax) has use of at least 2 of those lavs. The 787s (and A330s) represent a huge leap for us and our whole industry in improving our carbon footprint. Though these two aircraft are very different in many ways, the layout of their Upper Class cabins is pretty much the exact same. Agree that sitting For your next Virgin Atlantic flight, use this seating chart to get the most comfortable seats, legroom, and recline on . So, perhaps for sentimental reasons or even arrogance, they will only change the design if they have no choice. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. would these be appropriate for socializing , in a quiet manner of course, across the aisle.? Hi Guest, join in the discussion on The best business class seats on Virgin Atlantic's Boeing 787-9, Executive Traveller is published by Business Travel Media Pty Ltd, a corporate authorised credit representative (#515763) of MGS FINANCIAL PTY LIMITED (#337568). First off, every seat in the cabin is both parallel to the sides of the fuselage and faces forwards — already off to good start. The footwell is larger at this location. For more information on Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club programme, see this post. I think I would be more likely to use it if it was in a separate area rather than just at the back of the cabin. Once you know what your options are, you’ll be able to make a more informed decision about the seat you’d like to sit in — happy flying! For example, seats 3A, 5A, 3K and 5K are called Solo Corner Suites, owing to the added feeling of privacy being farther away from the aisle. The seats at the front were quite close together but as you went further down the plane they got further apart. Virgin Atlantic Airways | Flying Club - best seats for couple on upper class on 787-9 - hello: the online seat map in UC is to me at least, confusing. Resend one to yourself here. Virgin's Upper Class product is well known for its style and class. When will Qantas reopen its international lounges? I had always wanted to try Upper Class so I took full advantage of my trip to NYC to test it out. The Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 aircraft features a three class configuration with 31 lie-flat bed Upper Class seats, 35 Premium Economy seats, and 198 standard Economy class seats. Seat 1 A is an Upper Class open suite featuring a seat that transforms into a fully lie-flat bed and a partial sliding door that offers semi-privacy. Out dated Horrible seats and configuration. Upper Class can be found on all of Virgin’s aircraft, but the brand new Upper Class Suite is currently only on its A350-1000s. It’s a facility that I like the idea of, but have never actually used except to get a drink to take to my seat. Already have an ET account? 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It might be worth noting that the Loft, an area that was designed as a social hangout to replace the bar, is situated at the back of the cabin. Then, four coveted seats — 3A, 5A, 3K and 5K — are flush against the window for those all-important photo ops in the sky. That can be hard, however, as different airlines offer incredibly varying products. This could mean that those sat in row 11 and maybe 10 and 9 might find passengers toing and froing from the Loft, and maybe being rather loud and chatty while they’re there. That's because passengers in the 'G' seats and the 'K' seats exit to the aisle on the right, while the aisle on the left is only utilised by travellers in the 'A' seats (below) – making for less foot traffic, and by extension, less chance of noise and disturbance. Subscribe to our free newsletter and get the latest news, reviews, tips and more sent straight to your inbox, The best business class seats on Virgin Atlantic's Boeing 787-9. pursue this style of seat – other than being fully-flat and having direct aisle interact with our community. © 2021 THE POINTS GUY, LLC. When all of the 'A' seats are snapped up, a 'K' seat is our next-best choice. 11a I imagine is practically facing the bar, which seems bad. The CX reverse herringbone blows it out Log in below. If you’re spending your cold hard cash or splurging your stash of Flying Club miles on an Upper Class ticket, then there are definitely a couple of decisions to make before you click that confirm button. However, for an added feel of privacy and those views that we live for, any A and K window seat is slightly better than a D or G seat. Virgin Atlantic had committed £10m to a full refurbishment of these four aircraft. Image Credit: Virgin Atlantic. Top picks: Number one, without doubt, is the Upper Class Suite onboard the A350s. On most other airlines, the seats convert to beds by sliding forward. Registered Office: Red Ventures Services Ltd, The Cooperage, 5 Copper Row, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2LH. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter! Towards the front of row K isn’t a bad second choice, the main difference being that the seat is less private and has a view of other passengers’ feet. I should add, the If you are not sure which is the right product for you, you should seek advice. of the water. Virgin even calls these seats suites and went on further to come up with names for them. I still remember these seats on CX's original Herringbone (Still in use at A340). For passengers who prefer a bit of ease when egressing from their seat but also enjoy gazing out of the window at the world below, then the Solo Freedom Suites (2C, 4C, 6C, 2H and 4H) are perfect. FYI VA is Virgin Australia and VS is Virgin Atlantic, but yes I've tried on ANZ for a tasman flight and didn't like it. Virgin Atlantic places Upper Class at the front of its Boeing 787s, with 31 seats in a 1-1-1 layout: Window seats are labelled 'A' and 'K', with the centre spots as 'G'. Didn’t receive an activation email? Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. Flying a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 soon? This means that the seats face away from the window. The fuselage of both the A330 and Boeing 787 are around half a meter narrower than the A350. The information, including card rates, product pricing and fees, presented in the review is accurate as of the date of the review – please check product pages for the most current information. Upper Class Virgin Atlantic Upper Class Seat. For couples – consecutive seats of the same letter: It might be tempting to sit across the aisle from one another, such as one person in a 'G' seat and the other in a 'K' seat, but by choosing an adjacent pair of the same letter – such as 3A+4A, 6G+7G or 9K+10K – it's much easier to chat with your partner as you'll be seated closer together. Instead, travellers on the Dreamliner – and the older Airbus A330s – will see a different seat again. Best seats in the plane. Get the best seat possible with our Virgin Atlantic 787-9 seating chart and traveler seat reviews. The Points Guy UK will not sell your email. One-way Upper Class tickets cost 47,500 miles plus about £445 tax. 5A and 6A is better than 5A and 5G. US to UK) while I understand its very hated it when CX had it. You’ll have to be flying on pretty specific routes to fly this unique configuration. smit0847, the bar on the overnight flights certainly does get used. Product links are provided on a non-advised basis. They both have 31 seats in a 1-2-1 configuration with a bar at the back of the cabin. It's hard to enjoy the view anyway as you have to twist around and look behind you, but on daytime flights where natural sunlight is desirable, aim for another row instead. These seats provided the most privacy and were best for single travelers. Another point worth noting is that service is generally started at the front of the cabin, meaning the farther back you sit, it could take longer for you to get those all-important food and drinks. The Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 Upper Class seat. This is the clearest indicati… I would never fly this airline again so long as they keep using this configuration of seating. And to make matters even more confusing, some airlines offer different products within their own fleets. For instance, 2A is a window seat and 7G is in the middle. Disclaimer: The responses below are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. I don't want to sound small minded, however now that Virgin Atlantic has the 787-9, wonder if they will consider a direct flight to Australia? Everyone else has dropped it. In Autumn 2019, the long-awaited A350 started flying to New York (JFK) and is slowly being introduced to other destinations. rarely used for overnight flights (i.e. Virgin Australia, Air Canada frequent flyer partnership, Singapore Airlines: new KrisFlyer 2022-2023 status extension, Apple's own cellular modem could finally launch 5G MacBooks, Apple's new $900 AirPods Max noise-cancelling headphones, Apple's next Mac M2 laptop chips could out-muscle Intel, The Executive Traveller 2020 Christmas Gift Guide, Australian approval of Pfizer vaccine expected in January. These routes will boast the most updated, modern version of the airline’s Upper Class. This is especially true of seat 1A. I was very close to it on both the HKG- LHR - HKG flights and was very much disturbed by the passengers @ the bar. There are two common problems that come up time and time again with Virgin Atlantic seats in Upper Class. Smit: It's possible to fit two sets of legs under the dining table - you just have to 'zig zag' them between each other, so it's more suited to couples than colleagues. Upper Class seats are located at the front of the aircraft, all with direct aisle access. The main reason being that each seat faces the back of the seat the row G in the middle, giving the illusion of slightly more privacy. Flying in seat 1A on a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 soon? It's an improvement against the current seat. There's also an inflight bar and lounge area for Upper Class flyers, so whether your plans are to socialise or sleep, Australian Business Traveller scopes out the best business class seats. rear J toilets are shared with PE and the curtain between J and PE was never Our Boeing 787-9 configuration. directly behind each other (i.e. It's been years since I've flown with Virgin and I'd be most grateful for advice on the best seats for my wife and I. They were the first to use it. No, no, no! I had chosen a seat in the middle of the Upper Class cabin away from the galley, toilets and bar. aisle because there is not enough room for 2 sets of legs under the table which third To learn more about Virgin’s Flying Club, you can read our guide here. Editorial Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. I'd never been overseas at the time, and was eager to watch the ground go by underneath me. Seats to reconsider: Because there's no curtain or wall between that inflight bar and the cabin proper, seats in rows 9 and 10 are less than ideal due to their proximity to this area, while seats in row 11 are quite literally next to the bar and are best avoided when trying to work or sleep: Row 7 is also missing a window. For privacy – aim further forward: With all passengers facing towards the aisles rather than away from them as you'd get on airlines like Cathay Pacific, the only way to improve your privacy here is to select a seat further forward in the cabin (with a lower row number) rather than that the rear. What makes it a unique Upper Class product is that these four A330-200 aircraft were purchased from Air Berlin when the airline went bankrupt in 2017. Our 787 Dreamliner is configured with 31 Upper Class, 35 Premium and 198 Economy seats, all featuring touch screen entertainment. The British Airways solution is unique, having half the seats facing backwards and slotting them together in a ‘yin yang’ pattern. I find them to be especially uncomfortable in the upright position, making a daytime flight worse than overnight flight. Virgin Atlantic Upper Class bar 787. But why? A RED VENTURES COMPANY. would never fly an airine with that seat config. While some airlines operate four classes on some of their long-haul jets, Virgin Atlantic opted for three: Upper Class (business class), Premium (premium economy) and economy. Upper Class. Upper Class has always featured prominently across the airline’s advertising since its formation in 1984. Related: How to pick your perfect aeroplane seat. Seat map Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner “Virgin Atlantic”. As borders come down, where can you travel across Australia? (Not all 4). Unfortunately, these are the worst lie-flat business lass seats on the market. Galleys are located at the front near the flight deck, with the bar at the rear and restrooms just behind. They both have 31 seats in a 1-2-1 configuration with a bar at the back of the cabin. Have to get up out of seat to convert into bed and food leaves a lot to be desired. Unless you are on the front row I would sit next to each other. While Virgin Atlantic no longer flies to Australia, Aussies can still hop aboard the airline's flights to London Heathrow from Hong Kong, Shanghai, New York and more – in many cases, served by the modern Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with the latest generation of 'Upper Class' business class suites. By clicking a product link, you are departing from The Points Guy UK, and we cannot be held responsible the accuracy of the information contained within the linked site. Seats arent great. Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 (789) Seat Map; Info; Photos; Click any seat for more information. closed the entire flight. Red Ventures Financial Ltd is acting as a credit broker, not a lender. Virgin Atlantic will probably go for a newer configuration when they get the A350s. There's not much to enjoy about flying to your destination in the equivalent of a coffin, being in the A row all you can see is the long bland wall along the back of the centre row of seats, not to forget the joy of having your sleep interrupted every time someone bangs your feet when they stick up over the edge of the foot rest and working on your laptop means you almost always have to close the window shades to stop the light from the windows reflecting off your screen. Its small, cramped and gimmicky. If you’re flying in business class, you want to make sure you’re sat in the best possible seat to maximise your travel. They are sassy and unique. Almost no storage and facing away Product is suitable for your next Virgin Atlantic had committed £10m to a full refurbishment of these aircraft. 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