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747-400

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by JordanG, May 15, 2017.

  1. JordanG

    JordanG Reader

    Is there any airline still using the second deck of the 747-400 as first class? If so which routes?

    Thanks
     
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  2. David W

    David W Well-Known Member

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    I dont believe so. It was much more common to put F in the nose of the 747 and to split business class into 2 cabins, one behind F and the upper deck. LH had F on the upper deck of their 744s but was was removed a few years ago and replaced with business class.
     
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  3. Miko

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    Delta One (their first? or at least best on that plane) is on the top deck on the 744 - you'll have to fly from DTW to Asia for a ride. (https://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Delta_Airlines/Delta_Airlines_Boeing_747-400_C.php).

    Personally I've only gone up there once for a Singapore Airlines Business Class flight, I would have traded that for the 777 in a heartbeat, I took that route and seat to just to say I had been up there once in my lifetime. On our layover I tried to re-route to get back to the luxury of the 777 seat they had at the time and no luck, back to the attic for me.
     
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  4. Gaurav

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    Delta One isn't really first. It's just Delta branding of their business class.
     
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  5. Miko

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    Makes sense - i hadn't the pleasure of that airline's premium cabin, but if it's anything like AA/UA then it would pale in comparison to an international premium offering. @JordanG , that was the best I could find on seatguru walking through each airlines 747-400 seatmap. Perhaps consider doing the 350/380/777/787 on a premium (non-US) carrier for the long haul and pick a short 747 leg in region to get the upper-deck bucket-list checkoff :)
     
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