Reply To: Since when did AA’s main cabin extra become a recognised premium ‘cabin’?

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superchris
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According to BT article…’the carrier will operate a B787-8 in a three-class configuration on the route. The Dreamliner will be equipped with wifi and have 22 seats in business class, 48 in Main Cabin Extra (premium economy), and 150 in Main Cabin (economy).’

http://www.businesstraveller.com/news/102236/american-announces-los-angeles-tokyo-route

Im sure it would certainly interest HMRC to know that they market it as a premium cabin because they only charge APD of £71 for what HMRC refer to as Reduced rate (HMRC define this as for travel in the lowest class of travel available on the aircraft).
BA on the other hand charge the increased amount for their premium economy product of £142.

So in conclusion, to claim AA have 3 class aircraft on this route is akin to stating that Ryanair operate 2 class aircraft by virtue of their front row seats.

Am I missing something??

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