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IAD To Hong Kong This Summer...Any Recommendations  
User currently offlineBg777300er From Bulgaria, joined Mar 2005, 269 posts, RR: 1
Posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4025 times:

I'm flying IAD to Hong Kong this summer. Any recommendations for best airlines (economy class)? Price not an issue....

[Edited 2005-05-17 16:42:30]


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User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 85
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3976 times:

I always recommend you go IAD-LAX-HKG on a hybrid UA/SQ itinerary. You can't beat SQ's economy.

Personally, I'm planning on going DCA-ORD-HKG on UA entirely in Sept. but that's just because its cost effective and I'd like to be able to upgrade.

N


User currently offlineN754PR From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3969 times:

UA?... they suck so bad its not even funny. As for SQ... I'll say nothing.

User currently offlineAJO From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 577 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3953 times:

UA is a good option, as far as I'm concerned.
Other Star Alliance possibility is IAD-YVR-HKG on AC.

If you prefer flying OneWorld carriers, try IAD-JFK-HKG on AA and CX.



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User currently offlineAa777jr From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3933 times:

CX economy class is very nice.

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User currently offlineMH017 From Netherlands, joined Apr 2005, 1692 posts, RR: 30
Reply 5, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3904 times:

Would go for IAD-EWR-HKG on CO


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User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3768 posts, RR: 19
Reply 6, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3902 times:

IAD-EWR-HKG on CO or IAD-LHR-HKG on VSBig grin

Rob!


User currently offlineMoose1226 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 250 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 3896 times:

Quoting AJO (Reply 3):
IAD-YVR-HKG

I was entirely unaware that AC served IAD-YVR... Please enlighten me!


User currently offlineHT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6525 posts, RR: 23
Reply 8, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3893 times:

How about some Round-the-world-trip on any given Alliance ? At least RTW´s on StarAlliance allow backtracking within a continent. So you could fly east via Europe to HGK, backtrack to SIN and catch that SQ-A345 SIN - LAX or even SIN - EWR.

Alternatively fly via Southamerica (GIG/GRU) and Southafrica to SIN and onwards to HKG, then home either via Japan or even via New Zealand.

There is a downloadble tools for palnning RTW´s on www.staralliance.com (in the downloads section); however, the prices you have to obtain somewhere else ...



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User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6645 posts, RR: 55
Reply 9, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 3881 times:

I would suggest ANA (NH) IAD-NRT-HKG. Just as fast as UA, you'll get UA miles and really great service.

The777Man



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User currently offlineUAalltheway From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3870 times:

I looked up flights on Orbitz using the test dates of Jul 8 and 15 (both fridays). Considering fare prices, airline / airline condition, services, ife, a/c, etc. I would go with CX.  Smile

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