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User currently offlineflyenthu From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 379 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 10 months 1 week 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1817 times:
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Hello:

I am thinking forward to July regarding a trip to Kolkata from Houston. I have done this on BA (does not fly CCU anymore), SIA, and EK. I am debating between SIA and EK right now, but I am quite open to other options as well. Which one do you suggest? Long layover durations doesn't bother me, and a route with more comfort (low turbulence) is preferred.

Thank you!

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User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 6475 posts, RR: 32
Reply 1, posted (1 year 10 months 1 week 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1803 times:
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Quoting flyenthu (Thread starter):
I am debating between SIA and EK right now, but I am quite open to other options as well. Which one do you suggest?

If you go with SIA wouldn´t you have to backtrack a long way?


User currently offlineflyenthu From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 379 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (1 year 10 months 1 week 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1800 times:
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Yes, when I flew on it in Dec 2010, it went right over and past Kolkata, and then after a long layover in SIN, we took a brand new A330 from SIN-CCU.

User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 6475 posts, RR: 32
Reply 3, posted (1 year 10 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 1791 times:
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To be honest, unless you are flying F and have access to lounges etc. backtracking 4 hrs after flying 20 plus a layover sounds grueling.

I once had to do MEX-FRA-EZE for work, in F, and it´s not something I would like to do again.


User currently offlineFlyingSicilian From Italy, joined Mar 2009, 1380 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 10 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1762 times:

Well, Turkish is starting service to IAH this summer, though I do not know if they fly CCU from Istanbul.

Qatar serves IAH to Doha and then has non-stops to CCU.


LH goes via FRA and Mumbai so that is two stop, but so is SIA with the DME and SIN stops.

I've heard good things about Qatar up front.



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User currently offlineflyenthu From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 379 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (1 year 10 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 1672 times:
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It is SQ. Just booked a flexi fare, just in case plans change. Couldn't let go of the great prices.

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