Go Back   SQTalk > Other Airlines > Star Alliance Partners

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 3rd November 2016, 06:55 PM   #1
Join Date: 22-Aug-2011
Posts: 40
Default Air China 747-800

Does anybody know which routes they fly these on to the US from Beijing and does anybody have any experience of business class on this aircraft?

17august is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 3rd November 2016, 07:00 PM   #2
SQTalk Solitaire PPS
Pinkfloyd's Avatar
Join Date: 22-Jan-2009
Location: Back in SIN
Programs: Going, going..... Gone!
Posts: 1,274

Think they are doing the PEK-JKF sectors on the 748's. Not sure about any other routes.
God must have been a ship owner, he placed the raw materials far from where they are needed and covered two-thirds of the earth with water...
Pinkfloyd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 5th November 2016, 08:52 PM   #3
SQTalk PPS Club
sumitsan's Avatar
Join Date: 14-Oct-2008
Posts: 429

Haven't posted here in years due to being extremely busy with work. Sorry about that.

Yeah, Pinkfloyd is correct. The second daily PEK-JFK-PEK flight is a 748 (the first one is a 77W). I've taken this flight (Y class on the outbound and upper deck J class on the inbound), and was impressed.

There is also a PEK-SFO-PEK flight that's now a 748, but those are the only international routes I know that use this aircraft type with Air China.

Last edited by sumitsan; 5th November 2016 at 09:01 PM..
sumitsan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10th November 2016, 04:26 PM   #4
Join Date: 22-Aug-2011
Posts: 40

Great. I have to go to NYC from BKK and so have booked business on the 747 on the way out and return on the 77W based on trip reports and your feedback
17august is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th November 2016, 02:03 PM   #5
Danny Bhoy
SQTalk Elite Gold
Danny Bhoy's Avatar
Join Date: 29-Dec-2006
Location: S'pore
Programs: KF Gold, SPG Lifetime Plat, HGP Diamond, Accor Plat
Posts: 200

I did a MR on CA SIN-PEK-JFK back in June. I'm hardly someone of discriminating taste, but I thought the business class hardware (lie flats etc.) on the 747 was pretty decent, certainly at the fare that I paid. Entertainment was nowhere as extensive as say Krisworld, but nor did I expect it to be. Crew service was average at best but adequate if you manage your expectations.

Will be doing another run to North America in December, this time apparently on 77W.
Danny Bhoy is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT +8. The time now is 09:53 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Techadmin: Luke | Hosting: www.lomag.net