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BA (744/777) Vs. AA (777)  
User currently offlineMNeo From Bulgaria, joined Mar 2004, 776 posts, RR: 1
Posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 4928 times:

Which airline in your opinion provides a better service and comfort


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User currently offlineBombayhog From United States of America, joined May 2001, 557 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 4899 times:

BA- better service.

AA- more comfortable.

Generally speaking, if you're talking about economy class, I have found this to be the case. I think many will agree.


User currently offlineStarlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17044 posts, RR: 66
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 4842 times:

Yes I would agree  Big grin


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User currently offlineMNeo From Bulgaria, joined Mar 2004, 776 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 4808 times:

Does AA have a ticket agreement with BA (hence if im connecting in LHR from AA to BA do i have to go thru customs or can i get my boarding pass at the AA desk from my departure airport)


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User currently offlineStarlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17044 posts, RR: 66
Reply 4, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 4765 times:

You can get your boarding pass from departure. This even worked for my friend flying LHR-CDG-JFK-Raleigh on BA-AA-AA with two different tickets.


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User currently offlineMrwayne From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 4690 times:

BA are the best i have been on both in first class BA win, in business AA wins, in T/C they are both equal but BA win hands down on service and manners from crew.
And BA bar is free in all class.


User currently offlineThrust From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 2690 posts, RR: 10
Reply 6, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 4646 times:

The AA 777s provide more room than I ask for. They seat fewer passengers than other airlines on their 777s, only up to 245 passengers. Most tend to be a little higher...Delta is 275 passengers, United does 258. I interpreted this to mean AA 777s have more room than many other airlines' 777s. Can anyone confirm or support this? I have not flown the 777 from any airline besides AA. BA I don't know about their service, because I have never flown on them period, so I can't give an opinion on that.

Regards,
Thrust



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User currently offlineKZBA From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 113 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 4563 times:
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The typical BA 777 only has 224 seats...14F/48J/40W/122M, it it actually holds less than the AA 777. BAs service is superior to AAs, regardless of the cabin you are travelling in. (Just my opinion, which is somewhat biased since I work for BA)

User currently offlineAA777 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 2544 posts, RR: 28
Reply 8, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 4509 times:
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AA has the whole "more room in coach" going on, so that means its more comfortable in coach than BA probably is. BA's service however is superior to AA's. BA is my Favourite Airline  Laugh out loud. They have the best service, best aircraft, and best destinations. (I still love AA though, as my Username would suggest  Big grin ).

-AA777


User currently offlineBA001Concorde From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 94 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4417 times:

Mrwayne: "BA are the best i have been on both in first class BA win, in business AA wins..."


Mrwayne,

How does AA's Business Class beat out BA's? BA has Club seats that turn into completely flat beds while AA still uses the regular J class seats (that recline about 160 degrees).

Rgds,
BA001




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User currently offlineAnsettB727 From Australia, joined Mar 2004, 224 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 4390 times:

I'm with BA001Concorde....maybe Mrwayne has confused AA Business with another airline!

In economy, I'm with the BA for staff, AA for legroom school of thought. And you can't beat free G and Ts!


User currently offlineMNeo From Bulgaria, joined Mar 2004, 776 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 4294 times:

Thanks for the replys ill probably end up flying BA because "skylinkus" works with them but without AA(go figure)
BTW: what atre G and Ts

PS: what are the Drinkin laws on BA planes



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User currently offlineLH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 54
Reply 12, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 4195 times:

Well...G&T to me means Gin and Tonic...but that could be just because I'm a lush  Laugh out loud

While I've never flown AA on trans-Atlantic and being BA staff I may be a bit biased, but I think the only place AA excel in is legroom.

LH423



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User currently offlineStarlionblue From Greenland, joined Feb 2004, 17044 posts, RR: 66
Reply 13, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 4091 times:

Drinking laws on BA planes? If you're 18 you shouldn't have a problem. Not that they carded me when I was 16...


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User currently offlineShamrock_747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 3971 times:

I had a drink on BA when I was 15. Seeing as you're in the 16-20 age group I'd be very surprised if any European airline didn't serve you a drink.

Definately go for British Airways - my experiences on them have shown really superb service.


User currently offlineKen777 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 8279 posts, RR: 8
Reply 15, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 3837 times:

In cattle car the "more room throughout coach" can really be a blessing - especially if you get a window seat with no one beside you. In first I don't think anything can beat the Flagship Suite, but that is not on all AA flights. BA has excellent cabin service and AA is generally just under that from my LHR - ORD experiences.

User currently offlineVSGirl From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 3815 times:

A few weeks back I flew on American Airlines from LHR to JFK. I was in business class and to be honest I found the seats very worn... They where not to BA's standard at all. The crew where nice enough though, better then BA's I think...

The look of the aircraft was ok, I mean, they both look the same to me. If I had to choose, AA or BA B772 I would have to say British Airways for Business & First and American Airlines for Coach

Kimberly.


User currently offlineAA787 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 610 posts, RR: 12
Reply 17, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 3704 times:

First-Despite the Flagship Suite, BA's first class is superior. It is constantly acclaimed and BA knows how to deal with First class passengers better than anyone.

Biz-BA's flat beds beat anything on a red-eye that is well...not flat.

Coach-I will go AA on this one. With only 3 classes in comparison to 4 you get treated better because you're 3rd tier, not 4th tier. MRTC makes the decision even easier.

It all depends on where on the plane you're flying.

Have a nice trip  Smile

AA787



ET In NYC
User currently offlineMNeo From Bulgaria, joined Mar 2004, 776 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 3617 times:

Well thans for the responses, Seems like AA is the winner in the coach classif i could find cheap BA intra-europe tickets(if u know a good site please send it to me LHR-SOF) i will go on AA otherwise BA it is.


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User currently offlineAzmd80 From Italy, joined Nov 2003, 290 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (10 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 3510 times:

BA is better for service, AA probably better for seat pich in Economy.

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