AA737-823 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 6247 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (11 years 9 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 6330 times:
I like Southwest a lot. Reasons I can think of:
NICE new planes.
Winglets on 73G's.
Consistent profit earning.
Laid-back boarding procedure. (cattle-call)
Easy booking online.
Drawbacks to Southwest are:
Not-so-nice older planes
Laid-back boarding procedure
I live in Dallas, so due to the Wright amendment, I never get to fly WN unless I am elsewhere in the States.
I also admire AirTran, and anticipate flying that airline someday. AmWest does nothing for me. ATA is one I would like to try- I helped my friend book a ticket on them last October, and they said it was great.
KEno From Malaysia, joined Feb 2004, 1842 posts, RR: 25
Reply 3, posted (11 years 9 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 6315 times:
Monarch Scheduled (uk) gets my vote everytime because it's a LCC with all the trimmings of a full service airline. Sadly I heard from a previous thread that they will be turning into a ryanair-style airline where you have to pay for the meals etc. Not a good news
Kevin752 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 744 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (11 years 9 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 6310 times:
I would have to say that Southwest Air lines is my favorite LCC. I like the ease that all thier staff gives off when you come into contact with them. I also like the easy boarding system and their planes expecially the B737-300.
Vatveng From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1140 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (11 years 9 months 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 6247 times:
AirTran. Hands down.
Love the 717s, the cattle-class fares are dirt cheap and the coach service is better than on AA or DL (in my experience). And they fly to places I actually want/need to go to, I have lots of family in Dallas and Denver. And their website actually makes sense! Most majors' websites are too busy and a lot of LCC websites either try too hard or are too bare-bones to be of any use.
WGW2707 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 1197 posts, RR: 31
Reply 8, posted (11 years 9 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 6232 times:
My favorite is jetBlue Airways. This airline pioneered the concept of low cost carriers also offering a superior coach class product to the competition. jetBlue's coach product is one of the best two coach class products in the United States, rivalled only by the cabins on AA's MRTC-equipped fleet. jetBlue provides comfortable leather seats with PTVs and high-quality IFE, a 32" seat pitch in the front cabin and a superb 35" seat pitch in the aft cabin. jetBlue also has a very chic, modern corporate image, and their aircraft feature one of the best liveries of our time.