They might. I’d have probably done the same mid-flight…. Just happen to have Stevie Wonder on board who sat at the piano for the flight & played all his hits to a very exclusive audience. , loved reading your post. The flight deck of my EVA Air 747-400 at Seattle. The extremely wide staircase between the decks could be narrowed, with perhaps a relocation of the CSMs office on the other side, could result in a very usable space for a decent J/F lounge or bar. I want a Boeing 747, not a 727, because they have an upstairs and a … My EVA Air 747-400 in Seattle, after I landed. It was hard for me to explain why I wanted to be up top. Trying to be good hosts, EVA decided to let me know that even though I was set to fly in economy upstairs, they had an empty seat in business set aside. Boeing designed the original 747. Another bonus is being able to lean my head against the wall for support and this is typically how I rest. Those lounges in Emirates or Qatar I would call a waste of premium space. Trust me even if its tag economy, it surely beat economy plus and the service and seats are those of business class. A short but memorable flight but nothing like it looked back in the 60s! The new “747 Experience” at the Delta Museum features a retired Delta/Northwest Boeing 747 (Ship 6301) that’s been spiffed up, hollowed out, peeled back and lovingly restored for up-close-and-personal interaction with the public. I always flew on the front row in the middle which had a coffee table in front so that you could put your feet up. Fares seem reasonably stable as well, about $900CAD return. BONUS: Flight Review: Eva Air Royal Laurel Business Class on a Boeing 777-300ER. It made me felt closer to the 747 and almost certain how it feels like inside the first jumbo jet. Especially since there was a child a few rows back who wasn’t exactly quiet. My economy class meal up top. I also liked the extra noise because it helped me sleep. In the end… it was one amazing flight. Reminds me of travelling from MEL to SIN in the mid 1970s on a QF 747-200 in first class - Commonwealth Pubilc Servants and their families went overseas on long term asignment in First then! third I had been wanting for years to fly on the upper deck of the 747, but the need for rest (and really wanting to also fly in the nose) was too strong. The seat 28A has some extra legroom that is slightly reduced by exit door that protrudes inside. It was not easy to get good rest, but having the extra arm width was better than being on the main deck. Had a fantastic flight in F on Thai late last year from Hong Kong to Bangkok (before heading back to Aus) when the whole cabin seemed to be in a big party mode as half the cabin was booked by a family on some anniversary treat. We have earphones for audio music only and movies (if available) were on a public screen. Just being up there is what gives us that smile. For my flight, I had pre-arranged to get on the plane a few minutes prior to other passengers to get photos, and it was amusing that the gate crew and the flight crew both offered for me to sit in business versus economy. Typically, flying on the upper deck of a Boeing 747 is an exclusive affair. But, even Chai has a special place for the plane, “The Boeing 747-400 is a magnificent aircraft and our appreciation for its service is heartfelt.”, Sea-Tac out the flight deck windows of the EVA Air 747-400. The EK bar is the best current equivalent, in my experience - designed to promote socialising, with a superb array of drinks (especially the Dom if you're in F). While most of these planes are based on smaller Airbus A320 series or Boeing 737 models, one recent VIP conversion took luxury to a new level. It was such a good seat that I specifically asked NOT to be upgraded to business whenever I flew! The Boeing 747 'Jumbo Jet' changed the world, bringing air travel to the masses, and allowing non-stop flights between distant cities across the globe. Is this Emirates' new premium economy seat? Boozy places when returning from up north. I think every AvGeek has a love for the upper deck. Also Airport attendants at the desk within the 24 hour departure time, have full access to give you free upgrades, but only if they see a problem with your primary booking or passenger load. I'm an extrovert and a social butterfly, but I just love the almost complete seclusion of a long flight where I can have absolutely minimal interaction with other people! If there is more you want to learn about this airliner, please visit Boeing 747 Home, Boeing 747 Specs, Boeing 747 Order Book, Boeing 747 History, and Boeing 747 Assembly, There is a practical reason to put the cockpit up here they they might they were gonna convert some of these cargo quiet until they needed the cockpit of that it has. No wonder that some of us 'old-timers' fondly recall this as the 'golden age' of air travel ! The upstairs bubble of the Boeing 747 8 Intercontinental. Pan Am's chairman Juan Trippe had a flying ocean liner in mind, a double-decker jet. American Airlines also included the 'Piano Bar' on their LuxuryLiner DC10-30's and this was, similar to Continental's Pub zone, also open to all classes .. being located in the rear economy zone. The ultimate flight experience though was told to me by my then MD who flew the Pan Am flight between JFK - LON where there was a piano in the upstairs bar for 1st class passengers. Totally agree! The idea of the Boeing 747 started in the 1960s, when Pan Am asked Boeing for 400-seat plane. What do u recommend for inflatable for neck rest? I recently rode up top for the first time ever going from NRT to SFO on United (though it was business class and not economy). I remember lufthansa had this upstairs lounge for a short time too and this seemed super glamourous.. now I think people want sleep and privacy most! Hanging out at a bar or mingling with other pax is the last thing I want to do on a flight. I have flown several times from YVR-TPE-BKK on the 2:00 am flight and been quite impressed with the level of service. Last I flew her with Lufthansa J class in 2012. I had the pleasure of flying her when I was younger. After a few hours experiencing the upper deck, I gave in. Note: EVA Air provided my airfare from TPE to SEA. A shame really they couldn’t make it work. Email me: [email protected]. I too always wondered what it was like to ride “on top”, and this piece helped me understand just a little bit more. This means that most don’t have the ability to experience the upper deck. On the 747, it was nice always never to see any children upstairs. I Still enjoy flying in my 1972 Boeing 747-200 model Jetliner. Often, it might not be that more expensive, it will just take time, but then you get to fly on the 747. I was only in Taiwan for two-and-a-half days, my sleep rhythm was off, I was getting into Seattle at 7:30pm on Tuesday, and I needed to be back at work at 8:00am on Wednesday. 45 years later, only a handful of airlines still boast a proper inflight cocktail bar, foremost among them being Emirates' Airbus A380... ... while Qatar Airways' superjumbo also does a classy number. Side bins on the upper deck between the economy seat and the window. 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Adults only Club d’ Affaire! It was, and I made my way downstairs. Closer to home, Virgin Australia has a popular bar on its Boeing 777s flying between Sydney, Melbouirne and Brisbane to Los Angeles. There was also no AVOD. View from the front part of the upper deck. Many larger aircraft (A380 / B747) have their cabins subdivided to make then feel smaller and more intimate. 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. First version of Boeing 747-400 is a two-decked airplane that consists of 455 seats of three classes. There is a good business reason here. Eva air seats on the 747 are very cushiony and extremely comfortable. Let's start a movement to "Banish The Bar" and have all that space given over to more spacious Business Class seating! A great compilation, Chris. You know I heard that you could see the curvature of the plane from row one, on the main deck, but I didn’t really see that. It will be interesting to see how VA's new bar stacks up - the promo images are certainly promising. My first memory of commercial flight is flying on a Northwest Airlines 747-200 from Seattle to Minneapolis. You had the best of both worlds, David! Truly there is NOTHING like The 747. an enjoyable experience. I guess it’s an Avgeek thing, to appreciate the little things like viewing the wingtips and beacon from the window, or the increasing curvature of the interior as you get higher. American also had a small (4 person) First Class lounge in their B707-323C which served SYD during their initial Australian foray in the early 1970's. With many airlines constantly upgrading their fleet, and the 747-400 thus being phased out, the ability to fly economy up top on the “Queen of the Skies” will soon be a thing of the past. At first, it didn’t fully make sense to them when I asked if I could give up my business class seat in the nose of the 747 for an economy seat on the upper deck. Children under 12 should be seating behind row 30 on smaller aircraft and row 50 on Jumbos. I have used it when wanting to talk to a collegue, but the seating is not very suitable for that purpose. Inside Boeing 727 passenger plane converted into three bedroom home with a huge hot tub and bath in cockpit. He is passionate about sharing the complexities, the benefits, and the fun stuff of the airline business. 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After he arrived (after all the hugs and such) I went right into asking him what it was like being higher. Designed in the 1960s, the Boeing 747 jumbo jet opened up intercontinental air travel to the masses. No question, I enjoyed being able to experience it, and even as a non-AvGeek there are true benefits of flying on the upper deck over the main deck. Surveys at the time indicated that around 30% of Pan Am's passengers chose to fly with the airline for this feature alone, and it's one that you can still experience on the ground – just not in the air. Required fields are marked *, Copyright © 2020 AirlineReporter All Rights Reserved, Flying a Thai Airways A380 in Royal First Class. But when it came down to it, during most of the time on the upper deck, it felt no different than being down below. Great pix. Both in economy and in business, EVA Air did a great job with service, the catering, and providing the best product they could with an aging aircraft. The spacxe could also be used for an extra 1-2 rows of seats. Has anyone got any info what its like in economy seats on the upper deck in a Boeing 747? Resend one to yourself here. The 777-300ER is 20% more fuel efficient and lets EVA connect TPE to cities in North American and Europe that the 747 can’t. Typically, flying on the upper deck of a Boeing 747 is an exclusive affair. Even if, on paper, other products might seem like a better option, there is nothing quite like flying on an EVA Air 747-400. This means that most don’t have the ability to experience the upper deck. But then again, that is really too expensive and only the hyper-rich sheikh tycoons can afford this indulgence. Wingspan: 211ft … But I was not expecting the old product to be in such great shape. It is in the nose downstairs which, to be honest, makes more sense if you want individual, private seats. Inside the master bedroom of a Boeing Business Jet 747-8i. Going up the stairs of a 747 (or even an A380) is always exciting. Malcolm in Vancouver. The Boeing 747, here an Iberia 747-200, is a low-wing airliner powered by four turbofans, with a distinctive raised forward passenger deck and cockpit. Same as the folks in economy downstairs. No way. This is really how the upper deck feels. Business Class upstairs in the bubble of the 747. Sure, it might be louder, harder to see, have to climb stairs, but all of that does not matter! EDITOR-IN-CHIEF & FOUNDER - SEATTLE, WA. i’m just leaving Bangkok with a dodgy belly so they’ve put me upstairs! I had seen interiors that were decades newer, but looked in worse shape; it was almost like traveling in time. By 2,000, they were increasingly rare, only really used with legacy hardware or for nostalgic reasons. It is often called the Jumbo Jet or Queen of the Skies.The Boeing 747 is one of the easiest planes in the world to recognise. 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Better and faster service and a lot quieter. For one day only, the public will be able to purchase tickets for the ultimate 747 experience, including the … I think I might have had my hopes up that being on the upper deck was going to be some huge magical experience. Does that really matter? Although the power of AvGeek goodness flying on the upper deck is strong, the need to get a good rest is much stronger. I am not going to say that the food was amazing, but it wasn’t horrid and it was free for economy passengers. ... To this day, the "upstairs" seating area -- reserved for a lucky few each flight -- imparts a sense of prestige and exclusivity. A few things stacked against them at the time – high fuel prices, incumbents (Cathay) that loaded up capacity with triple daily flights to Vancouver, and I surmise an ownership couple that were a little too hands on. Lufthansa's new Boeing 747-8I (Flight + Interior) - YouTube He has been quoted and written for a number of news organizations, including BBC, CNN, NBC News, Bloomberg, and others. Lufthansa's Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental. These seats are blocked out online, but you can always called Eva 1-800 and have them if avail. I specifically wanted to do this flight. You wonder what someone was thinking to even put it in there. But when it comes down to it, most passengers are going to care less about the aircraft that they are flying on and more about getting an improved product (better IFE, inflight Wi-Fi, etc.) My gf and I will be on the top deck last row on the right side after the stairs. We’ll send you an email containing the activation link. The only downside was they ran out of lobster (first world problems!). By the time I was done with my food, it was well after midnight and I was ready to get some sleep — but this is where I hit another challenge. 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I almost felt my flight was a piece of history, experiencing something that future generations might never be able to. Almost like a very short Boeing 737. Plane buffs, frequent flyers and Qantas staff are flocking to farewell the airline's last Boeing 747 in special flights before the plane joins a growing number of Jumbos parked up or being scrapped. Of an age when flying on a 747 was just short of a miracle. Flew Oasis several times from YVR-HKG and they used old Singapore airline 747’s; you could book a $1500 CAD business class return ticket, which effectively gave you two seats together on the upper deck. For many years I flew on 747s from London to Bangkok and return. Didn’t receive an activation email? More recently, most airlines put premium seats up top. Heres a short Video of the old Dog : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_sB2PZ0gC0. I loved climbing up the stairs for the first time, those awesome side bins, and looking down from way up. I’m more excited flying than going to my destination the Palawan Islands.. lol and I’m a avid flyer . Introduced in the late 1960s, it was the largest civilian airplane in the world, and set a new standard for glamour in the skies. Go on! They   still   continue   to    bleed    government    coffers    with   business   class   flights    for  uncessary     overseas   travel ,   while   the   government    struggles   to   find   money  to   fund    healthcare! After getting my photos, I made my new home in seat 81A. Agree that Qantas A380 'Lounge' is a complete waste of space. Wow what wonderful photos! Great post! Log in below. Even if not on the upper deck, you should try to fly on either a 747-400 or 747-8I just for the experience — it is quite a bit different than even the A380. The world's first Boeing 747 set the trend for what was to come, with Pan Am turning the jumbo's entire upper deck into a 'restaurant in the sky' for its first class passengers: Travellers could share the experience with up to three companions... ... or could make new acquaintances and discuss the issues of the day. The Boeing 747 is a large, long–range wide-body airliner and cargo aircraft manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes in the United States. If you are sitting in Row 1, you also get the benefit of being able to see pretty much straightforward from the windows as they curve in! I’m pretty sure Iran Air has economy on their 747s as well. It’s sad to see the “Queen of the skies” go. Thanks for sharing your wonderful experience on the Upper deck of the 747 and your flight as a whole. Already have an Executive Traveller account? However, presented by the difficulties involved with tuning pianos and how easily a little turbulence or a bumpy landing could make a traditional piano change key in an instant, AA opted for electric Wurlitzer organs: Appreciated by passengers and cabin crew alike, the organs provided live inflight entertainment that was always in tune. David has written, consulted, and presented on multiple topics relating to airlines and travel since 2008. Talking point: have you given up on airport WiFi? The lower deck includes the seats of all three classes. I really wish I could glamorize more what it was like taxiing, taking off ,and flying from the upper deck, but honestly, it was hard to tell a difference visually — although it was late and dark and I know when I have flown on the upper deck on the A380 during the daytime, it was quite different. More airlines are starting not allowing any type of pets on the plane and iam excited of these new policies, Also, like to add , Airlines on the timetable of the day ,would restrict parents from flying on red eye departure times and the first morning flights . I remember flying on BA and JAL back in the 80’s on the upper deck and super excited as you can imagine for a 5 year old. Oh, and the world’s second-fastest passenger plane, the Boeing 747 … Another down side is that there was a gap between the inner and outer windows of about 6″. They now have a 5-star ranking from Skytrax and listed in the top 10 international airlines. Although, I did spend a few hours on the bottom deck, at the end of the flight, I had to go back up and see it again :). In all my years working for them I do not recall Red carpet/seat covers. Usually try and scoop an economy seat on the upper deck, but sometimes this becomes a difficult task since I no longer have “G” status and they block seats (presumably for frequent flyers); releasing some of them closer to departure date. I cant think why a piano on an airplane wasn't a sustainable idea?! One disappointment that I had was not being able to see the wings. It's a pity that the lounge area of the QF A380 is such a miserable place. I am sure this is due to the angle of the upper deck and helps with sound, but it also removes the passengers from the flight experience a little more (and makes taking photos a bit of a challenge). The back of the upper deck. I think inflight lounges are a waste of premium space which would be better used for more revenue earning seats or improved comfort of existing seats. If you have not received the activation email, simply enter your email address below, then click 'Submit'. Over the Christmas / New Year break, Australian Business Traveller will be revisiting some of our most popular articles of 2017. Good for short private talks or just simply to stretch out during a long flight. Unless you have the means, a job willing to pay, the miles to upgrade, or some extra luck, you’re relegated to the main deck. super excited but reading your post it seems it will still be economy ( for a second there I thought I may have been upgraded )…still going upstairs on a 747 jumbo is enough!! Loved their livery and I too was able to fly business class on their upper deck. Today, Air France, Virgin Atlantic, and EVA Air are the only ones to offer the option. I had the choice between chicken or fish and I went with the chicken. Yes, the lounge at the front area is probably residue space and the airlines make do with it as best as possible. Is there space behind the seats to the wall. Luckily, have a window seat up there for my next outbound flight in the fall however. Each seat has its own in-flight entertainment (IFE) system. I always try to sit in a window seat, mostly to gaze outside. I had never flown in row 1 of a 747 either, so the temptation was high, but I wanted to fly upstairs. The sad part is that many airlines, including EVA, are in the process of retiring their old 747-400s and replacing them with the 777-300ER. Would fly again on this flight instead of the newer Dreamliner 787. It is intended to serve F and J, but is really not a very appealing space. More recently, most airlines put premium seats up top. Many other local people also recalled the iconic aeroplane fondly. I know a lot of people will fly WAY out of their way just to fly on a 747 (or another type of aircraft). Great article! Yet a redesign of the area could produce excellent results. The take off and landing was spectacularly smooth. Who, other than cabin crew, is going up and down between Business and First during the flight? Many friendships & laisons were developed! Keeping track of what Iran Air is flying and how they have their 747s configured isn’t as easy as other airlines. Your email address will not be published. I have to say that it was the right call, since I was able to get good sleep during the rest of the flight, and was ready to function the next day. I once sat in the second row of the nose on Continental, but have always wanted to be in the first row because I hear the curvature of the plane allows you to almost see forward – did you have a chance to experience that? We’ll send you an email to re-activate your account and enter a new password. Dad's already taken the furs...... cheeky bugger. Many thanks The Most Beautiful Aircraft in the World. Forget that pre-flight visit to the Qantas First Lounge – after take-off, you could instead enjoy an exclusive atmosphere in what was the Captain Cook Lounge on the Boeing 747's upper deck: Guests could simply grab a newspaper or magazine and make themselves comfortable... ... or ditch the reading material in favour of fine wines and a little conversation: While Qantas again provides a small inflight lounge and meeting area on today's Airbus A380s, it's not quite the upper deck of the '70s. This is the inside of Boeing 747-8 private jet! The stretch of the upstairs bubble over the 747 400 makes this cabin as long as a Boeing 737. The Boeing 747-400 is a wide-body airliner produced by Boeing Commercial Airplanes, an advanced variant of the initial Boeing 747.The "Advanced Series 300" was announced at the September 1984 Farnborough Airshow, targeting a 10% cost reduction with more efficient engines and 1,000 nmi (1,850 km) more range. parties. 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