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Who Should I Fly To HNL?  
User currently offlineUncGSO From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 344 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 4435 times:

Hey all. I'm taking a trip to Hawai'i in July and was wondering which airline would be the most "comfortable" to fly. With fare as no object, who offers PTV's or even may still serve meals in coach? Legroom? Haven't really done much searching on the aircraft types that will be flying into HNL. Outta GSO, im not worried. Just wondering who would be the best bet outta say MSP, ORD, ATL, IAH, DFW, etc. to HNL. Thanks for any input.

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User currently offlineKevin777 From Denmark, joined Sep 2006, 1165 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 4406 times:

Well, if you'd been out just a bit earlier I'd say it was a no-brainer: Book yourself on the last NW DC-10 flight MSP-HNL! But that's over now... I've been to Maui back in 2004, absolutely gorgeous place, flew AA LAX-OGG (752), nothing special at all about that though.

Kevin777  Smile



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User currently offlineThePalauan From Guam, joined Oct 2006, 264 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 4395 times:

Quoting UncGSO (Thread starter):
who offers PTV's or even may still serve meals in coach?

Go with Continental. Their 767s are comfortable and the service is great!  bigthumbsup 



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User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19186 posts, RR: 52
Reply 3, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 4391 times:

For a refreshing experience, swim.


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User currently offlineTinkerBelle From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 4369 times:

Quoting Kevin777 (Reply 1):
Well, if you'd been out just a bit earlier I'd say it was a no-brainer: Book yourself on the last NW DC-10 flight MSP-HNL!

He's looking for an airline that offers PTV's and the DC-10 hardly ever did.

Quoting ThePalauan (Reply 2):
Go with Continental. Their 767s are comfortable and the service is great!

I'd fly CO too, great service for sure and I belive you'll get a meal.


User currently offlineCOSPN From Northern Mariana Islands, joined Oct 2001, 1603 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 4363 times:

Take CO from IAH, LAX,EWR,GUM or NGO, 767-400 with PTV......

User currently offlineKevin777 From Denmark, joined Sep 2006, 1165 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 4359 times:

Quoting TinkerBelle (Reply 4):
Quoting Kevin777 (Reply 1):
Well, if you'd been out just a bit earlier I'd say it was a no-brainer: Book yourself on the last NW DC-10 flight MSP-HNL!

He's looking for an airline that offers PTV's and the DC-10 hardly ever did.

I know!.., but I'd trade PTV for a historic DC-10 flight anytime..!

Kevin777  Smile



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User currently offlineCroCop From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 4312 times:

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 3):
For a refreshing experience, swim.

That was damn funny.

I would fly the 777. I wouldn't take NWA, for their aging fleet offers no comfort. CO is nice, but UAL with the 777 is my choice. As far as comfort? the 777 for UAL is two class, and the comfort level outside of E-plus is not so desirable. Maybe a CO 767 offers the space you require.

My opinion? the 777 and UAL.


User currently offlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19186 posts, RR: 52
Reply 8, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 4310 times:

Quoting CroCop (Reply 7):
That was damn funny.

No it wasn't. It was as funny as a demented pig named Bob running full-speed into a brick wall.



"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
User currently offlineLufthansa From Christmas Island, joined May 1999, 3204 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 4207 times:

Quoting CroCop (Reply 7):
I wouldn't take NWA, for their aging fleet offers no comfort.

If he fly's NW he'll be going in a brand new A333, with PTV's and AVOD, so I don't think it's exactly all that bad, especiallly compared to what American, Delta and United are offering.


User currently offlineNwa744tpa From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 67 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 4207 times:

If you are looking for IFE heaven, NW A330's from MSP offer 40 MOVIES and a few short programs all on-demand, but you'll have to pay for a sandwich and chips. If you want a free meal and decent IFE (not on-demand), choose DL or CO. If you want decent IFE but will buy your meals, then AA, US, or UA. Also, HA from the west coast offers free hot meals. Hope it helps.....

User currently offlineDTW757 From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 1552 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 4166 times:

When I booked our trip to HNL, I used WorldPerks miles and was given many different flight options. I chose DL through CVG on the outbound with the 767-400 and NW on the return through MSP with the DC10. Delta offered us better service on that trip because of the meals and snacks we were given. There were various movies and shows showing on the overhead TV's. On the return it was the old NWA snack box purchase option and movies on the screen in front of the cabin.

Now of course that has changed. If you haven't been on the A330, take NW. The 330 is a great bird with great inflight features with one exception and that's food. I'm guessing that the HNL service on the 330 is much the same as the DC10 was save for the PTV's. Go NW, bring your own food and enjoy the A330.



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User currently offlineCO767 From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 44 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4033 times:

Hmmm. I say take a look at my username and there ya go. In reality though, CO flies nice, new, clean, and comfortable wide bodies with PTVs.

User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 85
Reply 13, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4015 times:

I would take the unique experience of flying an A330-300 if you're not a big international traveler and wouldn't normally get the opportunity.

NS


User currently offlineAlexPorter From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 3981 times:

I'm also going to say CO - they are really the best U.S. airline, and you can take them from GSO with a stop at IAH.

User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 22
Reply 15, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3977 times:

Quoting CO767 (Reply 12):
Hmmm. I say take a look at my username and there ya go. In reality though, CO flies nice, new, clean, and comfortable wide bodies with PTVs.

He is very correct......pretty simple for me who I have picked many times from IAH-HNL and inter-island with Hawaiin Airlines. CO1 and CO73 excellent and CO1 is my choice, it is scheduled in earlier.  Smile



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User currently offlineN231YE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3973 times:

I would go with above statements of CO. I tried NW's 753 flights, however, they required stops on the west coast (LAX and SFO, respectively), and thus made a very long and tiring day.

User currently offlineLACA773 From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 4002 posts, RR: 2
Reply 17, posted (7 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3888 times:
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My choices would be DL via ATL or CVG.
(they offer complimentary hot meal services on their Hawaii flights)

CO via IAH or EWR.
(have complimentary meal service as well and they have individual IFE on their ac's that fly to Hawaii).

My last choice for you would be HA. And that only being because you'll most likely have to connect a couple of times to get onboard one of their great flights from the West Coast.

LACA773


User currently offlineEvan767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 2957 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (7 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 3862 times:

Quoting LACA773 (Reply 17):
My last choice for you would be HA. And that only being because you'll most likely have to connect a couple of times to get onboard one of their great flights from the West Coast.

OR he could do RDU - LAX on Delta and LAX - HNL on Hawaiian. I think Hawaiian even operates out of the same terminal as DL in LAX. I know they do in SFO, but not sure about LAX.



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User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (7 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3860 times:

Quoting ThePalauan (Reply 2):
Go with Continental. Their 767s are comfortable and the service is great!



Quoting TinkerBelle (Reply 4):
I'd fly CO too, great service for sure and I belive you'll get a meal.



Quoting COSPN (Reply 5):
Take CO from IAH,



Quoting CO767 (Reply 12):
CO flies nice, new, clean, and comfortable wide bodies with PTVs.



Quoting AlexPorter (Reply 14):
I'm also going to say CO -



Quoting IAHFLYR (Reply 15):
CO1 is my choice, it is scheduled in earlier



Quoting N231YE (Reply 16):
I would go with above statements of CO



Quoting LACA773 (Reply 17):
CO via IAH or EWR.

This one's easy.

Fly Continental. . . .


User currently offlineBurnsie28 From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 7526 posts, RR: 8
Reply 20, posted (7 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 3848 times:

Quoting CroCop (Reply 7):
I wouldn't take NWA, for their aging fleet offers no comfort

Yes those max 3 year old A330's are just sooo old.



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