China Eastern Airlines domestic First class lounge at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is quite spacious, but at peak departure times you may find it hard to locate a free seat space. China Eastern is a member of the and has a code share partnership with Delta Air Lines. Delta puts China Eastern in the top group of airline partners for earning Delta miles, bonuses and qualification dollars. There is another sea of neutral tones on display here, and by far, the best seats are those facing the windows, which feel more private and match the feel of some carriers international First Class offerings. Please view our page for additional details. The beds are lie flat.
They even personally take my iPhone and get me connected to the Wi-Fi. In the middle is a single pair of seats that fold down into a double bed or two singles with privacy screen. Oddly, our flight listed many breakfast options, but there was no breakfast served — only two lunches. Or is this a nonsense. Currently, China Eastern is at a similar situation as its fellow partner China Airlines. Love to Fly, Fly to Love. It also clearly was not one of the light meal options.
There are no snacks other than Chinese peanuts. The seat ended up being the high point of the trip by far, though I wished the cabin had had even a splash of color. For a few years now China Eastern very competitive prices on the Australia to Europe sector, trying to target mainly backpackers going to Australia for a gap year. Opinions expressed here are the author's alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. This seat count the highest among all Chinese 77Ws. The red tab you see above indicates the menu for the first three months of the year, while later seasons are marked with different colors.
I was truly impressed as each bottle was brought with a smile and my Flight Attendant seemed very happy to be doing her job. Finding the right seat with the help of an airlines aircraft seat maps can improve the quality of your long flight. The tray table and video monitor is in the armrest, making the armrest immovable and slightly reducing seat width. Dessert for both meals is the same fruit plate. Honestly I'm not a big fan of Chinese porridge so I didn't touch it.
The owner of this site is not an investment advisor, financial planner, nor legal or tax professional and articles here are of an opinion and general nature and should not be relied upon for individual circumstances. I asked whether they have a Western breakfast as well but they didn't seem to understand my question. I want to fly from england to oz this october but I cant work out when these new cabins are being implemented. The beige colors for First and Business Class are elegant and stylish while the warm gray chosen for Economy Class make the seats visually calming and appealing. How is the business class on those flights? The lounge is massive, with plenty of seating spread across two floors. As usual, I tried a little bit of everything.
Two minutes after takeoff, the video screen was activated. Finding the lounge proved to be an adventure of its own. However, for other passengers, a full second meal would have been necessary. This time Ben made the better choice in ordering ravioli. The seats give passengers a sense of privacy and can be transformed into fully flat beds. A total of 316 seats will be installed, including 6 in First Class, 52 in Business Class, and 258 in Economy Class. Outside of these flowers in the galley and the red maintenance tape, it was a sea of brown for 14 hours.
Studying international relations, American government, and later obtaining a law degree, Matthew has a plethora of knowledge outside the travel industry that leads to a unique writing perspective. A nice duvet and pillow are provided. I have also noted some reports about smoking, but have decided to chance it and have even booked the forward most seats in the business cabin as I much prefer the privacy of a 2-row mini-cabin. There was no one in the Priority boarding lane. A gravy may have been necessary to give the meat some more flavor, but not this gravy. I had a quick look during my flight and I can only agree. At the front of the plane are six First Class suites, with sliding doors for extra privacy, and a centrally paired seat which can convert from two seats into a full double bed.
We shot the impressive Canarsie approach into Runway 31L and firmly touched down, putting an end to yet another impeccable flight with China Eastern. A fresh glass of ice was brought along a new bottle of Perrier for this final stage of the flight. The only amenities were Goji hand wash and body lotion. China Eastern has a nice thing going. They are not as grayish and mundane as that of Air China, yet not as plastic and hideous as that of China Southern. After the dessert cart, ice cream was offered in a small container with a plastic spoon. Eventually, I found my bearings and was directed to an elevator by an agent who barely looked up from her phone as I passed.