Member since 18 Oct 2012
Total posts 66
I'm flying London to New York in the middle of next year - I'm going to use points and fly in J. What do people recommend out of these option (all pretty good i think!) (i) BA London City service on A318; (ii) BA 787 (iii) AA 777 in the new J.
Member since 21 Apr 2012
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Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 06 May 2012
Total posts 107
Id try the 787 of AA 777 ,that new J class is like Cathay Pacific
Member since 01 May 2012
Total posts 32
AA in the new J......
Thanks guys... this is a real first world dilemma. Can't believe how high the taxes and charges are on these trans atlantic flights, between 250-350 pound. Crazy
Do you need to fly direct? Route via a European city to avoid the UK "luxury tax". At the same time, I believe if you redeem an AA flight you don't get slapped with a fuel surcharge the way you do with BA.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer Plat
Member since 21 Apr 2011
Total posts 23
Honestly I would more settle for whatever QF is willing to give you
Member since 22 Oct 2012
Total posts 208
Are you sure about that advice? How many flights a week does Qantas fly from London to NYC?
Haha I know meant more on the point seat allocation. Lets face it we are lucky they still fly from Sydney to Melbourne at times.
Good advice re departing from a european port. Thanks.
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