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Class rating 6.7

6.7/10

  • Boarding 7.3
  • Seat for sitting 5.8
  • Seat for sleeping 3.2
  • Service 7.3
  • Entertainment 6.2
  • Food & drink 6.8
  • Punctuality 7.7
  • Baggage 6.6
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Qantas has a number of slight variations in its economy seating within its international fleet following the introduction of new aircraft.

Across the fleet , seats feature lumbar support and adjustable headrest wings for extra head and neck support.

The economy seats on the Boeing 747-400, 767 and Airbus A330 fleet are currently being upgraded with a new colour scheme and Marc Newson designed fabrics and carpets. The seat is 17.5 inches wide, with a seat pitch of 31-inch pitch (78.7cms).

On the new Airbus A380, the pitch is, disappointingly, the same, and seats are only a fraction wider.

The Inflight Entertainment (IFE) system - Total Entertainment - is Audio and Video on Demand (AVOD) delivered to personal TV screens. It includes movie releases and computer games. There are also personal telephones in every seat featuring SMS with reply capability.

Economy

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FivestarFred flew Qantas Economy

Qantas 3-class B747 (config 4), SYD-LAX-JFK, Business Prior to departure I could select my lunch option for this QF107 flight. The options were pretty much the onboard menu with an extra choice only available online. Also I could make use of the complimentary chauffeur service to the airport. Frustratingly this service is very limited and inconsistent. I could get... more

Overall:

7.0/10

7.0

peterandrew62 flew Qantas Economy, on a B767-300 (Config 1)

Checked in on line, arrived and self checked bags, then proceeded to gate. Boarding prompt, welcomed by name twice, fairly full flight, again in a 2 seater by the window. Mature crew, but worked well and seemed to enjoy their job, detecting a seat which wouldn't go to upright. Biscuits and hot drinks offered. arrived on time, but problems with the airbridge led to a 10... more

Overall:

8.8/10

8.8

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