Review: Virgin Atlantic Upper Class A340 Los Angeles To London Heathrow

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    Having been excited to try Virgin's new 787 Dreamliner, English sparkling wine and all, I was a bit disappointed to board what appeared to be a quite aged Airbus 340-600. Indeed, as I got to the seat it seemed to me that the hard product was a bit rough around the edges. Virgin's seats are herringbone-style and angled away from the windows, which is both private and a tad claustrophobic at the same time. One of the benefits of the herringbone-style seats, however, is the generously sized ottoman that you can use at takeoff and landing, which I appreciate quite a bit as opposed to business class seats where the footwell is underneath the seat in front of you. In fact, the ottoman was equipped with a seatbelt of its own, and was designed such that you could invite a traveling partner (or someone you just met on the plane, I suppose, if you're cheeky) to dine with you, as the tray table could be adjusted accordingly. The post Review: Virgin Atlantic Upper Class A340 Los Angeles To London Heathrow appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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