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User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3766 posts, RR: 19
Posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2449 times:

Continental Airlines

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American Airlines

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United Airlines

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Northwest Airlines

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US Airways

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Delta

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Which US major airline do you prefer?

Mine:
1 - CO
2 - AA/UA
3 - DL
4 - NW
5 - US

Rob!

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User currently offlinePPVRA From Brazil, joined Nov 2004, 8941 posts, RR: 40
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2443 times:

I've never flown CO before, but I have some sort of natural attraction to them... can't explain.

From the one's I've flown:

1. UA
2. AA
3. US
4. DL

PPVRA



"If goods do not cross borders, soldiers will" - Frederic Bastiat
User currently offline1MillionFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 2431 times:

CO
DL
NW

other countries

BA


User currently offlineAlitalia744 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 4742 posts, RR: 45
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2429 times:

1. Delta
2. American
3. Continental
4. Northwest
5. United
6. USAirways



Some see lines, others see between the lines.
User currently offlineFriendlySkies From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 4105 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2427 times:

I've never flown another airline in my life (both parents work there), so....

UNITED!


User currently offlineMH017 From Netherlands, joined Apr 2005, 1684 posts, RR: 31
Reply 5, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2422 times:

B742,

1 - CO
2 - NW
3 - DL

Does this look like Skyteam ? Big grin



don't throw away tomorrow !
User currently offlineUAalltheway From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2410 times:

1. UA
2. CO

Depends on the aircraft flying the route I want to be on, though..


User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2404 times:

I use AA. AA usually has cheaper prices from MSP to Europe. However, I'd fly on NW if they had better IFE on their DC10's. Switch to the A330's already!!!

Mark


User currently offlineRCS763AV From Colombia, joined Jun 2004, 4391 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2391 times:

1. Delta
2. Continental
3. United
4. American

US and NW are just so lame...



Les escribo desde el frío de mi verde altiplano.
User currently offlineJetsGo From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 3080 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 2386 times:

1. United
2. Northwest
3. American
4. Continental
5. Delta
6. US Airways


Chris



Marine Corps Aviation, The Last To Let You Down!
User currently offlineRwSEA From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 3077 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2358 times:

My opinion, in order:

1) DL - Good service, good hubs, transcon widebodies, great west coast to Europe connections, sentimental value as lots of my "firsts" were on DL.

2) UA - Great Asia and London service, good hubs, great staff.

3) US - Good staff, Airbus planes are nice, not very convenient from west coast (hopefully this will change).

4) NW - Planes old, not the most comfortable, hubs aren't most convenient, good Asia and AMS service.

5) AA - Rude F/A's and staff, MD-80s very boring and no IFE, crappy hubs.

6) CO - Very uncomfortable coach seats, sardine-can planes, IAH and EWR aren't very convenient domestic hubs geographically, as far as CLE, what's the point?


User currently offlineZKEOJ From New Zealand, joined Feb 2005, 1003 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2342 times:

1. UA/AA tied

3. DL
4. NW
5. US

those are the ones I have been on, so can't judge the others... If you count America West as "mainland" airline as well, they were pretty good, but I only did AW Express on the new CRJ900...

Cheers
micha


User currently offlineBananaBoY From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 1573 posts, RR: 23
Reply 12, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2341 times:

UA.

Won't fly with anyone else if I can help it.


Mark



All my life, I've been kissing, your top lip 'cause your bottom one's missing
User currently offlinePaul From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 374 posts, RR: 3
Reply 13, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 2338 times:

UA

They are fantastic. Got four flights in July with them in Business Class, can't wait!

Paul



Veni, vidi, vici.
User currently offlineCrox1 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 305 posts, RR: 3
Reply 14, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2340 times:
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Hi,

Gotta be UA, simply cos of Channel 9, service may not be the best, F/A may not be the greatest; (but they are all beautiful, with the sunniest disposition and give the best service ever; (am flying UA next week and hoping for an upgrade)).

Without Channel 9 the flight seems to drag, without it you rely on the innacurate map on on your PTV/Main screen or your Captain speaking to you every 3-4 hours.

This is simply a Trans - Atlantic, UK - US, and vice - versa, point of view of an occasional flyer.

Andy



Both optimists and pessimists contribute to the society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute
User currently offlineFlyMIA From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 7108 posts, RR: 9
Reply 15, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2323 times:

1.AA
2.UA
3.CO
4.NW
5.US
6.DL



"It was just four of us on the flight deck, trying to do our job" (Captain Al Haynes)
User currently offlineMD11junkie From Argentina, joined May 2005, 3146 posts, RR: 58
Reply 16, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2322 times:

1. DL
2. NW
2. AA
3. CO
4. UA
5. US


Cheers! wave 
Gastón - The MD-11 Junkie



There is no such thing as Boeing vs Airbus as the queen of the skies has three engines, winglets and the sweetest nose!
User currently offlineAR1300 From Argentina, joined Feb 2005, 1740 posts, RR: 3
Reply 17, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 3 days ago) and read 2321 times:

DL
AA
ATA
UA

I flew Spirit, too, but it doesen't count...

Quoting MD11junkie (Reply 16):
1. DL
2. NW
2. AA
3. CO
4. UA
5. US

Drop by my house for a math class  Wink

Mike



They don't call us Continental for nothing.
User currently offlineIcarus75 From France, joined Oct 2003, 796 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2317 times:

1- CO
2- UA : Previously my prefered airline.
3- AA

Never flown on NW or US
Prefer not to speak about DL!  banghead   spit 



Flying is amazing!
User currently offlineUsAirways16bwi From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1004 posts, RR: 4
Reply 19, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2305 times:

1- US
2- UA
3- CO
4- DL
5- NW
6- AA


User currently offlineMD11junkie From Argentina, joined May 2005, 3146 posts, RR: 58
Reply 20, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2296 times:

Quoting AR1300 (Reply 17):
Drop by my house for a math class Wink

LOL... post done at 4.30am after a hard day of work - I should revise that post.

1. DL
2. NW
3. AA
4. CO
5. UA
6. US.


DONE - HAPPY?  taekwondo   Silly

Cheers! wave 
Gastón - The MD-11 Junkie



There is no such thing as Boeing vs Airbus as the queen of the skies has three engines, winglets and the sweetest nose!
User currently offlineAirbus3801 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 1089 posts, RR: 5
Reply 21, posted (9 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2284 times:

1. United
2. Continental
3. Delta
4. Northwest
5. US
6. American


I just love United and Continental but I haven't flown Continental enough get the full idea!


User currently offlineBurnsie28 From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 7531 posts, RR: 8
Reply 22, posted (9 years 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2256 times:

1. Northwest
2. Continental
3. Delta
4. United
5. American
6. US Airways



"Some People Just Know How To Fly"- Best slogan ever, RIP NW 1926-2009
User currently offlineYULQC From Finland, joined May 2005, 48 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (9 years 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 2184 times:

Out of the one I've flown...

1-US (even better since they joined *A..)
2-QX (used to dead head a lot on QX PDX-YVR.. very cool crew)
3-AA (for their network.. )

But I must admit.. I've been dreaming to fly CO.. especially their 764...!!!



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