There is a new premium economy, and business cabin. Economy in a 3-3-3 layout.
The amenity kit in Business Class is a new limited edition, featuring Australian designs.
It has large volcanic rocks dominating the space.
There is a great view of the runway, hot springs and glaciers.
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Pitch is the industry standard 38 inches, and a recline of 9.5 inches, but width is only 20 inches.
The seat also has a 'lazy Z' position which supports most parts of your body and has a netting basket for your feet.
Most passengers, flying on the cheapest of economy tickets, will now earn fewer Miles flying Virgin Atlantic, and will find it much harder to earn status. However, passengers paying for Flexible Premium Economy or any Upper Class ticket will do well under the changes.
We sample a flight up the most pointy of ends, including the degustation meal.
Check out flying BA from London Heathrow to Hong Kong, to see if it is worth over eight thousand pounds a ticket.
We fly on Cathay Dragon from Shanghai to Hong Kong, and find the food above average, with the same good Cathay lounges, but the IFE and service is below par.
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