FLIGHT CI919
CLASS OF SERVICE Premium Eco
SEAT NUMBER 31K
AIRCRAFT Boeing 777-300ER
TAKEOFF 16-10-02 4:55 p.m.
VIEWS 916
LANDING AT 6:50 p.m.
henrylau1991
The 6th October 2016

Photo review of China Airlines flight from Taipei to Hong Kong in Premium Eco

After the short vacation, it need to back to Hong Kong. It is really surprise trip for me,
you will know that why if you read this report. This flight was arranged by 359, but due
to the late delivery. The plane was change like this 359>77W>343>333.

The previous day 1 Oct, the seat map it show that it will use 333 on CI919.
My seat is 31K, just a normal Economy Seat.
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However, I checked the seat map at night. The seat still keep in 31K, but they
use 77W instead of 333. 31K seat in 77W is Premium Economy Class. It means
I can enjoy the seat again. Thanks CI.
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Ready for boarding.
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The B777-300(ER) B-18005
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The newest plane of CI, B-18662. It is the first day on service, she will operate CI923
to Hong Kong later.
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The passengers start onboard the plane to Hong Kong.
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The nice Premium Business Class.
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The Premium Economy Class.
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My seat 31K.
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But they need to improve the maintenance.
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The 12.1 inches PTV.
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Another view of Premium Economy Class.
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The safety card and the headphone.
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The Chinese Drawing in the washroom.
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The exit row of the Economy Class.
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You can see the tiny remote in the 1st row of Economy Class.
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The full view of PEY.
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You can check whether the generous legroom of PEY.
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The seatbelt airbag which you can find in J class and PEY (except row 30) in this
aircraft.
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The sleeping mode of this seat.
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The lighting mood.
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The B737-800 B-18662 will fly to Hong Kong as CI923.
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Ready to takeoff.
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The safety video.
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The really quite cabin.
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Say goodbye to Taipei.
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Really nice view when the plane is climbing.
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Unbelievable that the flight to HKG is low capacity like this.
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Another beautiful view in FL400.
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The nice PEY cabin, it just a little area which between J and Y.
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The meal is Chicken noodles and Chocolate sticks.
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The sky it look dimmed now.
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The airshow it show that we in FL400.
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Beautiful sunset will start now.
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After the meal, look around the Economy Class.
There are 256 seats in Economy Class.There are arrange as 3-4-3 config. It want to
maximize the capacity for CI's long haul flight.

The 11.1 inches PTV, it is the newest one in CI.
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You can see the twins seat in the 77W.
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The recline mode of the Economy Class.
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Some photo of the Economy Class.
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The tray table.
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The universal socket.
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The headrest of the Economy Class.
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The normal Economy Class washroom.
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The middle galley in the 77W.
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The legroom of the Economy Class is fine, but width is not good for the long haul
flight. That is the drawback of 3-4-3 config of 77W. It may feel uncomfortable for
the flight to Europe and USA.
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The rear galley.
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The beautiful sunset.
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Start descending now.
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Nice sunset before landing.
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The lighting mode of landing.
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We is near Ma On Shan now.
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Here is Chinese University of Hong Kong.
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Another airshow show that we will land soon.
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Here is the highest hill in Hong Kong, which call "Tai Mo Shan"
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Finally, we land in Hong Kong safely.
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The passengers start leave the plane.
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The nice headrest of PEY.
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Some photo of Premium Business Class.
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The flight time of CI919.
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Verdict

China Airlines 

Cabin 9.0
Cabin crew 8.0
Entertainment 9.0
meal/catering 7.5
TOTAL 8.4/10

Taipei - TPE 

Efficiency 8.0
Access 8.0
Services 8.0
Cleanliness 8.0
TOTAL 8.0/10

Hong Kong - HKG 

Efficiency 8.0
Access 9.0
Services 8.5
Cleanliness 8.5
TOTAL 8.5/10

Conclusion

It is really big surprise that CI was changed the aircraft for 333 to 77W. It let me enjoy the PEY in this short flight.
Although the service and food is same as Economy Class, the seat is more comfortable. Also, the crew is smile
enough and they are pleasant to help you if you have any problem.

It is rarely see the cabin for low capacity, because I assume the flight was full if they change the aircraft.
It just around 50% loading of CI919.

The ticket price of this flight is quite cheap, it just HKD$1020 for the return flight which all include.
I hope next time can travel on A350-900

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