About an hour and a half before arrival, the lights were turned on and the flight attendants prepared for our pre-arrival, breakfast service. Mine fortunately did not.
Post navigation. This seemed to be the case for other people around me checking in.
Cold items included a salad bar and a mix of finger sandwiches, along with meat and cheese. In addition to the overhead bins, there are plenty of small pockets at the seat to keep your passport, cell phone, laptop and other small electronics nearby. Located around the corner from the main check-in counters, the premium check-in area is available to AirPoints elite members, Star Alliance Gold and Virgin Australia Velocity elite members even if traveling in economy class.
I was first offered a wake-up drink: a banana, mango, and berry smoothie. United StatesUSD. There was also virtually no storage in the seat, save for one small cubby for a phone or passport in a pop-up armrest on the left, and the literature pocket on the left.
I highly prefer the reverse-herringbone configuration that a lot of airlines use nowadays, for example what Cathay Pacific uses in their As.
This was accompanied by a small ramekin of mixed nuts, served ice cold. Waiting at our seats were noise-cancelling headphones, slippers, amenities kits, a pillow and bottle of water.