Your Favorite Airline

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  1. Matt

    Matt [email protected]

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    the worst ones are American (Please explain to me why most American stewardesses are around 40-50 years old?)
    cos Steve B and his useless union hippy mates seem to think that being old, ugly and fat are not grounds for dismissal.

    This is why I like Asia.
     


  2. JetBlast

    JetBlast Senior member

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    This is Aeroflot's new image-
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    They sure look good on the outside but they are still just as horrible on the inside, especially the 767s we get at Dulles.

    Do you remember what kind of airplane you were on? If it was a 767 or DC10 I can understand since those airplanes have been around for ages (DC10 was retired a while ago, 767 just recently) but their new A330s are very nice.

    Hear hear on the Southwest. I can't stand them or JetBlue.

    JB
     


  3. odoreater

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    Do you remember what kind of airplane you were on? If it was a 767 or DC10 I can understand since those airplanes have been around for ages (DC10 was retired a while ago, 767 just recently) but their new A330s are very nice.


    It wasn't the airplane that was the problem - it was the shitty service from their staff and personnel.
     


  4. tiger02

    tiger02 Militarist

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    I've only flown Malev once so far, but no complaints. JFK --> BUD direct flights make up for a lot though.
     


  5. globetrotter

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    I've flown Malev, Balkan, Jat, Aeroflot.

    I used to fly Montenegro airlines once a month or so. they have one plane, maybe a 707. mondays it flies from Podgoriza to Rome, Tuesdays someplace else, wed Podgoriza to Budapest, etc. I would fly in from rome, out through Budapest. they don't sell tickets anyplace but at the airport they are flying from that day, and they only take cash.
     


  6. JetBlast

    JetBlast Senior member

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    Ah ok. I've heard more complaints about their sh*tty old airplanes but this is the first I have heard of the staff. That is not good, maybe you were just on a bad flight.

    JB
     


  7. odoreater

    odoreater Senior member

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    I've flown Malev, Balkan, Jat, Aeroflot.

    I used to fly Montenegro airlines once a month or so. they have one plane, maybe a 707. mondays it flies from Podgoriza to Rome, Tuesdays someplace else, wed Podgoriza to Budapest, etc. I would fly in from rome, out through Budapest. they don't sell tickets anyplace but at the airport they are flying from that day, and they only take cash.


    I haven't flown JAT in a while, but I remember it fondly from my childhood. I've flown Malev, Balkan and Aeroflot more recently, and of the three Malev is probably the best, although, you get that same Eastern European - former Communist bloc vibe from all of them. Balkan was, by far, the worst of the three.
     


  8. tiger02

    tiger02 Militarist

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    , you get that same Eastern European - former Communist bloc vibe from all of them.

    Hot chicks who want green cards? [​IMG]
     


  9. Get Smart

    Get Smart Don't Crink

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    IMLE...Asiana was the best, but mostly because I flew to Seoul first class

    KAL is also very good

    Delta was good, once my 6 hr delay ceased

    Northwestern, United, American are all average not great not bad. American has been the worst of the 3

    Southwest was wholly unpleasant


    some of my friends flew a plane called Spirit Air (?) and thought the plane would fall apart since both their food tray screws fell out when they opened it, and the steward had a big hole in his uniform pants. oh and there was what appeared to be dried blood along their windowsill. and it was full of families with little kids, all crying of course
     


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    These airlines all seem to be like travelling to Vietnam circa 1980.
     


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    Aeroflot can be surprising good on certain routes. LHR-DME is major business route these days and the level of service on Aeroflot is far superior to BA, which continue to milk this highly profitable route by running it as a shorthaul flight (i.e., the same service you get on a short hop to Paris or Frankfurt).
     


  12. Brian SD

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    I love Southwest. So chill and many of the people are creepy.
     


  13. tiecollector

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    I've never flown a really nice airline, I have heard that Virgin and British Airways are super nice with the newer planes. I never base my ticket purchase on plane choice.

    Ryan Air was alright, it was the baggage checkin terminal at Stansted that frightened me.

    The only really bad flight I've had was Alitalia, which is a Delta partner.
     


  14. LabelKing

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    I once flew a United and the plane was quite dirty.
     


  15. tiecollector

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    I once flew a United and the plane was quite dirty.

    Continental, I think has the oldest planes I've seen, with the 70s interior.

    Of course, the last time I flew was US Airways, which I think has been in and out of bankruptcy. This is in Dallas:

    [​IMG]
     


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