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Time To Vote For Your Favourite/worst Airline  
User currently offlineOa260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 30073 posts, RR: 59
Posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 10435 times:

BBC Watchdog is running a poll.



I voted best Airline : Swiss International Airlines

I voted Worst Airline : US Airways

Post your choices here and see the result.

52 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
User currently offlineAf773atmsp From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 2834 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 10435 times:

Best airline: SY

Worst airline: NW

It ain't no normal MD80 its a Super 80!
User currently offlineJcchristie From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 39 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 10428 times:

Best Airline: AA

Worst Airline: UA

User currently offlineVirginblue4 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2008, 945 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 10416 times:

Best Airline: Thomas Cook

Worst Airline: EuroAtlantic

[Edited 2008-10-27 14:26:06]

[Edited 2008-10-27 14:26:55]

The amazing tale of flight.
User currently onlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17765 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 10412 times:

Best Airline: BA

Worst: None

Work Hard, Fly Right
User currently offlineTupolevTu154 From Germany, joined Aug 2004, 2222 posts, RR: 24
Reply 5, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 10408 times:

Best: VG
Worst: FR

Tom Big grin

User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 12167 posts, RR: 56
Reply 6, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 10405 times:

Best Airline: Air Southwest

Worst: Can't think of one - each of my flights on different airlines have always had a good point.

Dan  Smile

...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
User currently offlineRedTailDTW From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 769 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 10402 times:

Favorite: Northwest

Least Favorite: None (although I dont really like Southwest or US Airways)

There isn't a carrier that I have flown yet that has treated me so poorly that I have had to stop flying with them.

Mason (RedTailDTW)

Northwest Airlines. Now your flying smart!
User currently offlineQantasistheway From Australia, joined May 2008, 318 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 10399 times:

Best/Favourite: Qantas

Worst: Ryanair

Although FR haven't completely let me down, just so far they are by far the worst.

User currently offlineCO7e7 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2864 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 10395 times:

Best Airline: LH

Worst Airline: LY

User currently offlineTango29 From Ireland, joined May 2006, 312 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 10393 times:

Best Airline: Lufthansa

Worst Airline: Ryanair

Flown: A300,310,319,320,321,332,333,346,380, B720, 727,732,733,734,735,738,741,744,752,753,763,772,773
User currently offlineToulouse From Switzerland, joined Apr 2005, 2762 posts, RR: 56
Reply 11, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 10390 times:

Best: Aer Lingus

Worst: Ryanair

Long live Aer Lingus!
User currently offlineStarAlliance38 From United States of America, joined Jan 2008, 1447 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 10385 times:

Best: US Airways

Worst: Delta

Roar, lion, roar
User currently offlineDaviation From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 10379 times:

Of the airlines I've flown in the last ten years, which are still in business, my experience is:

Best: Continental, Air Tran, Jet Blue, El Al
Good: Delta, Northwest, Air Canada
Fair: American
Poor: US Airways

That's my experience, anyway. I'm sure flights can vary day by day, but my overall impressions usually remain the same. US Air is always dreadful, and I feel bad saying that because my brother-in-law is a first officer with over 20 years seniority.

User currently offlineBPS3458 From Australia, joined Oct 2006, 605 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 10370 times:

Best Airline: KE
Worst Airline: NW/UA

This is based on recent trips taken in the past 24 months.

User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 9027 posts, RR: 11
Reply 15, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 10346 times:

Best (I've flown on): British Airways

Worst: US Airways

User currently offlineMal787 From Australia, joined Jul 2007, 713 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 10339 times:

I think this should be broken down into 2 sections , full service and LCC otherwise we are comparing apples with apples.
So for me

Best full service

Best LCC

These are the only 2 LCC i have flown but Globelspan beat Ryanair hands down


BN2 Metro, 402,404, Conquest, king air, 707,727.200, 732,733,734,735,736,738,757,762,763,742,743,744, MD11, DC9,Westwind
User currently offlineKimberlyrj From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2008, 385 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 10331 times:

Hi there

Best - Monarch Airlines (hands down!)
Worst - Thomson (never again)

Best - British Airways (well I dont want to loose my job do I)
Worst - US Airways

Best - SouthWest
Worst - RyanAir

Best over all, for money etc
Monarch Airlines

Worst over all


User currently onlineSOBHI51 From United States of America, joined Jun 2003, 4392 posts, RR: 24
Reply 18, posted (7 years 7 months 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 10316 times:

I am going to give a very weird answer
Best airline SQ
Worst airline SQ
Flew SQ few times great flights.But on 2 occasions it was a terrible flight.
Back in 2004 HKG-SFO
This year SIN DXB and all in F

I am against any terrorist acts committed under the name of Islam
User currently offlineSAA380 From South Africa, joined Mar 2008, 215 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (7 years 7 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 10291 times:

The best flight I had was on an Etihad A332.
So I'd vote #1 for Etihad.

And worst would be SAA A343 flight from JNB to Perth.
I didn't like it at all. A very cramped atmosphere with the plane almost full.  boxedin 

Hard work always pays.
User currently offlineNWADC9 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4904 posts, RR: 9
Reply 20, posted (7 years 7 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 10261 times:

Out of Current Airlines...
Best: Midwest/Continental/Southwest (three-way tie)
Worst: Commutair (no in-flight service, F/A was as if there wasn't one on board, no lav Big grin)
It's a joke; B1900D's have no F/A's, and most carriers don't provide anything for IFE except a view of the cockpit

Flying an aeroplane with only a single propeller to keep you in the air. Can you imagine that? -Capt. Picard
User currently offlineElBandGeek From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 778 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (7 years 7 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 10244 times:

Of the airlines I've flown I would rank them as such, however I wouldn't say any of them are at all bad. I've never had a real negative experience on a plane (at least none that was the airline's fault)

TZ (although they're not around anymore)

User currently offlineEICVD From Ireland, joined Mar 2008, 2289 posts, RR: 5
Reply 22, posted (7 years 7 months 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 10230 times:

Havnt flown with many airlines, only Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Futura & Jetx. Best was definetly EI, cant say there was a worst.

User currently offlineExFATboy From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 2974 posts, RR: 9
Reply 23, posted (7 years 7 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 10201 times:

Network Carrier:

Best: Qantas
Best US Domestic: Continental
Worst: United

Best: JetBlue
Best outside the US: EasyJet
Worst: Spirit

I haven't flown Virgin America or (on the possible other end) Ryanair yet.

User currently offlineNovak500 From Canada, joined Dec 2007, 121 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (7 years 7 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 10198 times:

Best: BA

Worst: Air Transat

25 PHXmd80 : Best: US Airways. Every flight I have had with them has been great. Two different crews have gone above and beyond for me. Can't figure out for the li
26 RAFVC10 : Best Airline: Emirates Praying to see it soon operating from Barcelona to Dubai!!! Worst Airline: Continental Airlines I suffered three times this yea
27 JetBlueAUS : Best Legacy: CO Worst Legacy: UA Best LCC: B6 Worst LCC: WN
28 TupolevTu154 : The Watchdog poll has closed and results will be revealed next month. It'll be interesting to see where FR comes
29 EICVD : Even if they do come will it stop people flying them? I dont think so
30 Sfuk : Best: Singapore Airlines Worst: Ryanair
31 LipeGIG : Best: VS Worst: Ryanair
32 LDIkaros : Best: OZ, CX Worst: AA, UA
33 HeartDoc : Best Airline: SQ Worst Airline: AA and Air India
34 UltimateDelta : How'd I guess? Best: Midwest Worst: Pinnacle/ NW Airlink
35 DJMEL : Full Service Airline:- Best - A tie btw SQ and EK Worst - Air Pacific LCC / New World Airline:- Best - Virgin Blue Worst - Jetstar
36 Pe@rson : Don't know how FR can get worse LCC - in all but 0.01% of the time deliver exactly as promised. It clearly shows the stupidness and dumbness of those
37 TupolevTu154 : If I'm honest, every flight I've had with them has gone off without a hitch, except for a delay PIK-BOH which lasted two hours. But on the other hand
38 Pe@rson : And you still voted FR as the worst? How absurd! What can you buy for 1p? You can’t even by penny sweets for that nowadays. Yet you STILL vote it w
39 Elite : Favorite (big surprise...): CX No hated airlines, good experiences so far.
40 BTVB6Flyer : Best - Continental and Jet Blue Worst - US Airways
41 Isitsafenow : BEST for reliability and service.... CO & COEX and MIDWEST WORST for reliability and service... UA Express safe
42 StarAlliance38 : Woohoo!! I'm not alone
43 Brilondon : Best: a tie; AA and DL Worst. WN
44 TupolevTu154 : Because pretty much everything about them is nowhere near as good as any other airline I've flown on! I'm not saying it's abysmal, but it's not fanta
45 KU747 : Best : Cathay Pacific Worst : U.S. Air
46 Sebjacques92 : Hi Best: Here is one you might not expect but the Czech Airline Travel Service is my favourite. Worst: Ryanair, but only because of their lack of cust
47 EIRules : Best: SQ by a mile (loved those A380 flights especially) Worst: Delta (I'm excluding FR since they are low cost and arent playing by the same rules as
48 Alaska737 : Best: Alaska/Horizon Worst: Mesa (Mainly go!)
49 BW424 : Best:Tie with BA and VS Worst:Spirit
50 AmricanShamrok : Best: Aer Lingus (surprise surprise) Worst: Aeroflot
51 Warren747sp : Best at this time: Air France Wost always: US Air. W
52 ACDC8 : I don't really have a "best" airline. Pretty well all of the airlines I've travelled on have had their good days and bad days, so I can't really say w
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