Member since 30 Jan 2014
Total posts 84
Hi all, looking at SYD-BKK in j which airline offers the best seat/product? Does anyone do a lie flat on this route? Thanks
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 17 Aug 2012
Total posts 1,285
I believe all three carriers on this route only offer angled-flat business class.
Member since 03 Apr 2013
Total posts 11
Emirates, Thai and Qantas. All angled lie flat. I would choose Thai due to their schedule and that travelling on a 744 is more comfortable than 77W and 333.
Member since 17 May 2012
Total posts 32
The new night flight time ( ex DST) leaving Syd at 9.45pm arr BKK at 3am isnt a great schedule. The day flight (11am) is great arr BKK 4.20pm. and yes both on a 747.
Member since 07 Jul 2013
Total posts 71
I would choose Emirates, even though it doesn't have the A380 product, food and entertainment wise Emirates does really well.
Hope this helps, although Emirates only has one night flight, which might not be so convenient for all.
Member since 20 Mar 2012
Total posts 196
I'd book through Qantas, that way you can have can have a mix between EK or QF if you wish and can pick the most convenient flights. I've done this sector a few thimes and i've found that Qantas is generally pretty good. Good luck with it
Member since 12 Apr 2013
Total posts 870
Cannot fault Qantas either. Flat seats would be definitelly better though.
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 24 Aug 2011
Total posts 384
SQ via SIN if you have the time.
Thanks for the advice, can't believe there's no lie flat product on this direct route..
Cathay Pacific - Asia Miles
Member since 25 Apr 2013
Total posts 262
Uh...Emirates' seats are least angled towards the floor, I think. For schedule I'll go for TG or QF, so that's leveled out. If it was my choice I'd go for TG with the upper deck.
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