Class rating 7.6
- Boarding 8.2
- Seat for sitting 7.2
- Seat for sleeping 4.6
- Service 7.9
- Entertainment 7.1
- Food & drink 7.3
- Punctuality 9.0
- Baggage 8.2
- Of course, your ratings vary widely for different classes. Choose one below for full details.
New seating in Swiss's long-haul economy cabins has reduced the thickness of the backrest by 5cm, increasing the amount of leg room available.
The long-haul fleet is configured 2-4-2, with a 32-inch seat pitch (81cm). Seats are just over 17 inches wide (44cm). They have an adjustable headrest with flexible 'wings' and lumbar support.
Entertainment systems show a choice of 22 films, 40 TV programmes, 16 music channels, 15 games and 300 CDs, except on the A330-200 flights. These have the same except there are only 12 films, 20 TV choices, 10 games and no CDs.
The system is AVOD, except on the A330-200. Seatback creens are nine inches across, except on the A330-200, where they are only 6.5 inches.
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I was flying on a Miles & More reward ticket issued by Lufthansa, from Beijing to Brussels via Zurich. The time schedule of the flights was perfect, as it would see me arriving in Brussels by 2 PM with a one hour connection time in Zurich. Just enough time to allow me to pick up my rental car in Brussels and drive to Rotterdam to surprise my dad for a 7 PM dinner on... more
Zurich - New York 10/26/12 2 choice of meal - excellent ! Real fork and knife, no plastic which is superb. In flight entertainment was good, sound quality very good. Seat was ok for economy class, pitch also ok. All drinks free of charge. Cabin crew friendly and proffesional. A340-300 do not have mood lightning and this aircraft version is showing its age. more