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CX Or SQ To Australia  
User currently offlineRobbie86 From Sweden, joined May 2006, 537 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 3928 times:

I'm planing a backpacking trip to Australia in November this year. Right now I've booked ARN-LHR-HKG-BNE and SYD-HKG-LHR-ARN with CX. But then I thought, would SQ be a better choice? I'm mostly thinking of the comfort onboard. What do you think? Change my reservation to SQ or keep it with CX?


Next flights: ARN-LHR-IAD on BA 319/VS343 EWR-LHR-ARN on VS346/BA319
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User currently offlineCjh2007 From Austria, joined Jan 2007, 263 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 3924 times:

Both excellent carriers from what ive heard... You should spare yourself the bother of rebooking, because really, comparing SQ with CX is like comparing apples, with well... apples... Big grin But hey, what do i know...

Cjh



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User currently offlineDoor5Right From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2005, 707 posts, RR: 16
Reply 2, posted (7 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 3922 times:

There is NO choice, Mr Robbie86.

SINGAPOE AIRLINES is the only way to go and DO make sure you break the journey and spend some time at Changi Airport. It is THE great arial crossroads and you will be amazed.

Plane your journey to have at leat an 18/24 hour break (there is excellent cheap budget accomodation in the transit hotels airside in each terminal and with an onward boarding card you can exit immigration and go visit Singapore as well as exploring Changi.

You will never regret it!



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User currently offlineCrazyHorse From Austria, joined Nov 2005, 328 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 3912 times:

I have book the same trip to Down Under with CX in September this year. CX seems to be a great airline with a nice product in all off their classes. I would prefer CX to Down Under.

User currently offlineRobbie86 From Sweden, joined May 2006, 537 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 3906 times:

Hmmm... Looks like the only way is to fly CX to Australia and SQ back to Sweden  Smile


Next flights: ARN-LHR-IAD on BA 319/VS343 EWR-LHR-ARN on VS346/BA319
User currently offlineDoor5Right From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2005, 707 posts, RR: 16
Reply 5, posted (7 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 3904 times:

It also depends depends, Mr. Robbie, on how much flexibility you want with your ticket and whether you have already found the secret of how to obtain SQ's cheapest fare  Smile


My soul is in the sky...
User currently offlineCCA From Hong Kong, joined Oct 2002, 831 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (7 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 3894 times:

I'd say you'd have a better chance of flying with a new product (seats) if you choose SIA. The new SIA economy seats look very comfortable and probably has the best IFE in the sky. The CX ones won't be on your route consistently for quite a while.


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User currently offlineInbarD From Israel, joined Jan 2007, 219 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (7 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3871 times:

I would probably go for SQ, they seem to have really good product and service. Hope you have a good time in Brisbane.  Smile

User currently offlineAg92 From India, joined Jul 2006, 1317 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (7 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3864 times:

Well, if you have a Boeing 747-400 with SQ then I don't know which ones because I have heard horror stories with that aircraft

If you have the 777 then pick SQ as the cabin comfort is miles better then 744

IFE is GENERALLY on demand with SQ, I dont think this is the case with CX

For more information on SQ seats visit
http://www.sqtalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=245

Dont know if it helps or not

Regards


User currently offlineCXfirst From Norway, joined Jan 2007, 3058 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (7 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3827 times:

I would do SQ ARN-CDG/ZRH/MXP-SIN-BNE so you get the new 77W with the new seats, they look very good. However, the normal Singapore product is about as good as CX product.

Economy, Business or First? - These could change who you should fly with.

-CXfirst



From Norway, live in Australia
User currently offlineElite From Hong Kong, joined Jun 2006, 2796 posts, RR: 10
Reply 10, posted (7 years 6 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3823 times:

Cathay Pacific is having brand new seats beginning January of 2007. Although none in service just yet, I strongly recommend you flying CX  Smile My main home carrier :P

User currently offlineTimboflier215 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 1336 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (7 years 6 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 3786 times:

Quoting CXfirst (Reply 9):

I'd take that option. The new 77W seats are the best, in all classes, of any other airline at the moment.


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