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LHR-NRT On What Airline?  
User currently offlineWorldspotterPL From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 128 posts, RR: 8
Posted (9 years 1 month 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 3325 times:

Hi guys,
I am planning a trip with my family (5 Persons) to Tokyo in April. The lowest prices on this route (around 550 GBP) are with Aeroflot, Alitalia, Austrian, Lufthansa and SAS via their european hubs of course. All the direct fligths (Jal, Ana, BA, VS) cost around 800. Which of the airlines stated is the best on this route in terms of entertainment/service?

Cheers,
Paul


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User currently offlineBrokenrecord From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 772 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 month 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3305 times:

To be honest with you, I highly recommend ANA. I flew them on a direct from IAD to NRT in Y class, and it was wonderful.

User currently offlineB742 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 3768 posts, RR: 19
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 month 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3300 times:

If you had to go via a European airport, then I would choose SAS, then LH!

SAS has a much better in-flight service, as they have PTV's, and LH doesnt!

If you wan't to fly direct I would choose ANA or VS, VS flights are on the 346, which are great!

I'm not sure if LHR will receive the ANA 77W's by April, but if they do, then choose ANA!

Rob!  Smile


User currently offlineUAalltheway From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 month 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 3291 times:

If you wanted to fly direct than I reccomend VS.  Smile But if you're willing to make a stop than definitly SAS!

User currently offlineOzzie From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 338 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 month 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3260 times:

Well, if SQ is an option I would jump right on that one, yet you didn't list it so maybe not.

The only SQ negative is bad seat pitch in their 744/772 varients.

As for the other airlines, I don't have experience flying with them but I would go for JAL, ANA, or SAS. Three airlines with nice three letter acronyms  Smile.


User currently offlineWorldspotterPL From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 128 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (9 years 1 month 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3249 times:

Thank you very much for your opinions...it should be SAS then for us. Sometimes there are cheap fares on VS and ANA, if so, I know I won't make a mistake  Wink

Cheers,
Paul



Paul Langfermann @ Worldspotters.Net - The Art of Flying Photos!
User currently offlineUAcosCS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (9 years 1 month 4 days ago) and read 3240 times:

Direct BA, connect LH. My opinion.

User currently offlineSoups From Ghana, joined Jun 2004, 3438 posts, RR: 14
Reply 7, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3222 times:

Not sure if SU still flies the LHr-SVO-NRT route

[Edited 2005-08-29 15:35:52]


Next destinations, Suarabaya, beirut, paris, Accra
User currently offlineWorldspotterPL From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 128 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3212 times:

BA is really expensive so no option...so what about Aeroflot? They fly via Moscow...it must be an adventure...positiv or negativ?


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User currently offlineSoups From Ghana, joined Jun 2004, 3438 posts, RR: 14
Reply 9, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3211 times:

if the aeroflot service is still available i believe u stay on baord the a/c in SVO


Next destinations, Suarabaya, beirut, paris, Accra
User currently offlineWorldspotterPL From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 128 posts, RR: 8
Reply 10, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 3205 times:

what about service, PTVs or such?


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User currently offline777klm From China, joined Apr 2005, 530 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 3204 times:

I just tried to look for a KL flight to Tokyo, why are these flights so darn expensive?!??!?


Next flight: AMS-PEK
User currently offlineDoona From Sweden, joined Feb 2005, 3771 posts, RR: 13
Reply 12, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 3197 times:

Found a flight from LHR to NRT via VIE on Austrian in april next year for around £460 on expedia.co.uk, per person that is. Ain't gonna get much cheaper than that. Whatever you choose to do, book and pay quickly, since more and more fuel 'surcharges' and such might be slapped on as we discover that we don't have any oil left...

Cheers
Mats



Sure, we're concerned for our lives. Just not as concerned as saving 9 bucks on a roundtrip to Ft. Myers.
User currently offlineAa777jr From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3193 times:

ANA or JL.

Both excellent service.

Regards.


User currently offlineBA380 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1466 posts, RR: 8
Reply 14, posted (9 years 1 month 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3187 times:

SAS...

or pay the extra - all the direct airlines are good on this route.



cabin crew: doors to automatic and cross-check...
User currently offlineWorldspotterPL From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 128 posts, RR: 8
Reply 15, posted (9 years 1 month 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3153 times:

Thanks for all the answers. I also found AUA is very cheap. How is their service/IFE to Tokio compared to SAS? Any experience?

Cheers,
Paul



Paul Langfermann @ Worldspotters.Net - The Art of Flying Photos!
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