Review of ANA 0205 Tokyo Narita-Paris Charles de Gaulle

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  1. sendaiben
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    December 19, 2011

    On a new 777-300, this was probably the best economy experience I have ever had. We weren't able to get bulkhead or exit seats and ended up sitting in the middle four seats of the 2-4-3 configuration (the missing seat went into extra width for everyone else). In fact it's more like a 2-2-2-3 configuration, as there is a small gap between the two pairs of middle seats.

    All seats have power sockets, ten inch screens, and cup holders on the outside and inside of the tables.

    The seats are cradle type (they slide forward instead of reclining), but they had enough leg room to be comfortable and I prefer not imposing on the person behind me.

    The IFE was good (not as good as Singapore with its 100+ movies) but on demand 30+ movies and TV, music, etc. It also has a very interesting seat to seat messaging function. You can use it to send emails to seat numbers. My wife didn't like my suggestion that it would be useful to chat people up -instead we used it to send messages to our daughters.

    Service was great, polite and attentive without being cloying. The CAs on this flight were really excellent.

    The food was okay: not great but not bad. The Haagen Daaz after the meal was a nice touch.
     
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    Is the ice cream free again? I was surprised to discover last year, when we flew ANA to Europe in Y, that the ice cream wasn't free any more, and that the sparkling wine drink option was gone.
     
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    Congrats on your first trip report :D

    What missing seat? NH has 3-3-3 in the old 777-300ER config (yea it's a 777-300ER :p). I like how they put an extra gap between the middle seats in the new config. Give extra room for passengers in the middle. This is very important when there's a fat monkey sitting next to you :p
     
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    I just kind of assumed it was supposed to be a 3-4-3 configuration...

    and there were no fat monkeys on the flight :mad:
     
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    It was also on my Y flight to LAX from HND......offered free after the 豚生姜焼き!
     
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    Yep, the ice cream was free, but the food was a bit disappointing overall... :eek:
     
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    just fat ben? :p

    They only have that on their domestic 777s
     
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    you can pay extra to order the fake C meal if you want :p
     
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    photos?!
     
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    Don't knock it till you've tried it
     
  11. sendaiben
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    Seems somewhat overpriced -I'd rather spend the same money on food before or after the flight :|
     

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