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Thinking Of Flying CX To LAX--what Should I Expect  
User currently offlineCaliatenza From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 1575 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 4619 times:

since cathay doesnt fly to BLR..i would have to fly to singapore to catch the CX flight. I have never flown CX before but how is economy for the long hauls? seating? food? entertainment? and just how is the overall experience? Just wanted to try something different for a change. Oh and can i earn krisflyer miles on Cathay?

-Cheers!

Caliatenza

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User currently offlineLahaina From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 259 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4576 times:

Service is at least on PAR with QF and SQ, if not a notch better. Food is excellent. Seats are comfortable. AVOD will keep you occupied. Cabin crews are very attentive to your needs and behave with the upmost professionalism. I would fly them without any hesitations. The service beats any US carriers.

User currently offlineEI A330-200 From Sweden, joined Apr 2001, 409 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4574 times:

Pretty sure you can't earn KrisMiles on CX. SQ is a member of *A and CX is OneWorld. I could be wrong, but I wouldn't count on earning miles.

Brian



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User currently offlineCXfirst From Norway, joined Jan 2007, 3061 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4572 times:

Quoting Caliatenza (Thread starter):
can i earn krisflyer miles on Cathay?

No, unless they are codesharing on that route, but I'm positive that they are not...

If I was you, I would fly the direct SQ route SIN-LAX, nothing beats a 2-3-2 configuration on a A340-500, but then again, prices are probably sky high.

-CXfirst



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User currently offlineNorcal773 From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1447 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4566 times:

Quoting Caliatenza (Thread starter):
Oh and can i earn krisflyer miles on Cathay?

Nope. Won't happen between a *A carrier and a Oneworld carrier.

A little out of topic but how is JL's business class compared to the big dawgs i.e. SQ and CX?



If you're going through hell, keep going
User currently offlineCaliAtenza From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 1575 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 6 months 1 week 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 4541 times:

Hey guys thanx for all the help. Ive decided to stick with mh for the near future as the cx routing had a couple of bad connections on the return leg and was more expensive overall. Also SQ is charging rediculous prices for their economy class product!  Sad. Maybe i will fly cx if connections improve

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