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Cost Difference-VS/BA-PE/WTP-Worth It?  
User currently offlineASTROJET707 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 299 posts, RR: 5
Posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3048 times:

I was searching fares to LHR next spring via SFO or LAX and VS is about $330.00 more than BA for PE vs. WTP. I understand VS seat width is 20.0" while BA is 18.5". Does the higher fare correlate to better service. I am flying VS this week from SFo to LHR in PE and thought about BA-WTP IAH-DTW-LHR-DTW-IAH in the spring...love the B763s. Your thoughts? Thanks. PAris Hilton and I have something in common, every inch counts(20vs18.5).

AJ707

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User currently offlinePlaneMad From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2003, 533 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 3000 times:

Well I would go with VS PE anyday. I love the airline and I feel they do offer a better product than BA do.

Sam D Big grin


User currently offlineSevenHeavy From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 1156 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2977 times:

The new PE seats currently being fitted by VS are far and away the best of their kind (to be fair the old ones weren't)

I have sat in the new PE seats and I was impressed. The leather is the same as that used in the J suites and gives a much classier feel to the cabin. The seats are more adjustable and VS now offer a vastly upgraded service (previously it was basically economy meals and amenities) featuring catering and crockery excusive to premium economy.

These should be on all the B744 fleet by next spring. With this in mind the extra is definately worth it.

Regards



So long 701, it was nice knowing you.
User currently offlineNzrich From New Zealand, joined Dec 2005, 1522 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2943 times:

Also between LHR and LAX
you can try
The Air NZ premium pacific economy..
You get the space y class meals but j class wine and cheese etc..



"Pride of the pacific"
User currently offlineFCAFLYBOY From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2006, 600 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2934 times:

VS offer a far superior product over BA's WTP - as you would expect as they had it first.
pay the extra for VS. IFE much much better too!


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