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BA Premium Economy

Dallas, Texas
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BA Premium Economy

Has anyone flown BA WT+ from Dfw to Rome? It looks like it's a 747. Worth the extra $$$?

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London, United...
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1. Re: BA Premium Economy

Yes

Vancouver, Canada
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2. Re: BA Premium Economy

Not from DFW to Rome, but from and to North America a great many times. 'Worth the extra $$$?' It is to me, but others' views will definitely vary.

London, United...
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BA does not fly a 747 from DFW to Rome

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As a FYI World Traveller Plus is only available on long haul aircraft. So it won't be available on the Heathrow-Rome leg, just DFW-LHR which is the important leg.

I presume if you booked WT+ that you'd be in economy for LHR-FCO, though others may wish to correct me.

Dallas, Texas
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5. Re: BA Premium Economy

You are correct. It would be WT+ dfw to lhr only on 747.

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DFW-LHR is indeed the most important leg. It's funny how that works that way, because isn't CE available on the LHR-FCO sector? I know it doesn't work that way, but you'd think they would adjust the fare matrix to include CE into the shorter sector.

But anyways, I like the BA WT+ product, it's decent and often cheaper than many comparable products

London
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CE is available on the second leg, but will only appear as "standard" if you have booked the whole journey in J or F.

However, you are able to upgrade that sector independently if you wish.

Some of BAs LHR-FCO flights are 767s, which have a "proper" CE cabin, as opposed to the curtain on the 320s

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I have done the DFW to LHR WT+ and getting ready to do it again next month. To me it is definitely worth it-for the comfort level and the time you save getting off the plane.

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9. Re: BA Premium Economy

Worth is subjective. How much money are you willing to pay? The important thing is understanding WT+ benefits. Seat-wise, it's a step up from economy (wider seat, more legroom, foot rest) but it's not anywhere near a lie-flat seat of modern business class. The cabin is quieter as there are less travelers in the section. You get a business class main course for dining, as well as relatively decent wine served in a glass. On a 747, there should be a dedicated restroom to the WT+ cabin.

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