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B747-400 Or B777-200  
User currently offlineUnited777 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1657 posts, RR: 0
Posted (16 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3052 times:

Which aircraft would you prefer to fly on a five hour flight the Boeing 747-400 or 777-200 on Singapore Airlines.

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User currently offlineKaitak From Ireland, joined Aug 1999, 13169 posts, RR: 33
Reply 1, posted (16 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2964 times:

Although both would have an excellent standard of service - personal TVs etc, I'd instinctively go for the 777 if I had the choice (not, of course, that I have anything against the 744!). Is this a one way trip, or could you go out on one and come back on the other? (What route is it, just as a matter of interest?)

User currently offlineTailscraper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (16 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2957 times:

I ain't got no preference there mate! Both are as good to fly in as each other.


User currently offlineFederico From Belgium, joined May 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (16 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2933 times:

I'd say the 777 just because I haven't been in one yet.

User currently offlineUnited946 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (16 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2931 times:

I'd say go for the Triple Seven. But, being a 777 pilot, I think I just might be a little bit biased.


User currently offlineCX747 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4533 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (16 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 2920 times:

I would have to say 747-400. I just love them.

"History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or timid." D. Eisenhower
User currently offlineSQ1 From Switzerland, joined Apr 2014, 10 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (16 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2902 times:

Whichever one you take, I hope you will be in one of the planes that have been upgraded to the new First/Raffles/Economy class cabin. (2 SQ 744's were painted in the "Tropical" livery since late last Sep to launch the new service). Sorry I don't know which routes the upgraded planes are put on but I suspect they are the ones to LHR, JFK via FRA, EWR via SPL, SFO via SEL and HKG, and LAX via NRT and TPE.

All else being equal, I would choose the 777. On a full flight, the 744 will make you wait longer during boarding, deplaning, immigration, reclaiming baggage, etc. etc.

Enjoy your flight, and thanks for flying SQ!  

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