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User currently offlineCaptain.MD-11 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 704 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1854 times:

I am flying to Miami soon from the U.K. and I was just wondering, which airlines/planes would you select to fly on for this trip? Smile/happy/getting dizzy

P.S. What is the situation with Swiss air cause they would be one of my choices!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


Twins,twins, everywhere.... but where are the three holers?
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User currently offlineVS744 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2001, 677 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1790 times:

Definately fly Virgin on their 744's

User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 30
Reply 2, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1754 times:

Hello

You shouldn't have a problem with Swissair. They have enough money to fly at least a couple of months and Miami is one of the destinations they will keep.

Hope this helps,
RJ100



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User currently offlineBombayhog From United States of America, joined May 2001, 557 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1739 times:

Take Virgin- a direct flight. They need your business and they're a great way to get to MIA.

Regards.

/gwl


User currently offlineOzarkD9S From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 4878 posts, RR: 22
Reply 4, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1730 times:

Virgin for sure.


Next Up: STL-TPA-BWI-PWM-BWI-STL
User currently offlineLPL From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 1055 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1731 times:

Virgrin Atlantic 747 400

You won't be sorry


User currently offlineCV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1722 times:


Hi!

I think BA will not be bad either, check the best prices and go for it!!!
regards.


User currently offlineIkarus From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 3524 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1699 times:

Oooh well, I'm a Virgin Atlantic Fan myself, so what can I say? Choose the original innovator. Their entertainment is still top-notch, even though others have caught up. Their food is quite good out of the UK. Their service can be great. And you can be 100% sure to have a PTV and a great, wide selection of uncensored movies and music. On BA, the selection might be smaller, and the movies might be censored to permit kids to watch them (I am not sure about that). Plus, if you're unlucky and they use an older a/c, you might not have a PTV at all....

Regards

Ikarus


User currently offlineSushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 15
Reply 8, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1691 times:

Yeah take Virgin. I have never been on them but from what ive heard they are pretty good!


Pershoyu Spravoyu Litaki!
User currently offlineCaptain.MD-11 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 704 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1686 times:

thanks people! Smile/happy/getting dizzy Sounds like Virgin is pretty popular, but I have a little grudge against Virgin. I applied for a job as a steward, passed all their tests etc and then failed at the final hurdle!  Pissed But yes I have never heard a bad word said against them, great planes great service!Thats why I wanted to work for them!!!!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


Twins,twins, everywhere.... but where are the three holers?
User currently offlineCaptain.MD-11 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 704 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1680 times:

TWA comes up the cheapest.(Why does that not supprise me?!)  Big grin
I plan to pay a little more and go for Delta/Air France on either MD-11(for the first time) 747-400(for the first time) or A340-300 (guess what?For the first time!)
Virgin/BA are considerably more expensive! US Airways are also good value.



Twins,twins, everywhere.... but where are the three holers?
User currently offlineLambourne From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2001, 81 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1671 times:

Yeah, the Virgin 747 service from Gatwick, the 005 I believe, been there, experienced the flight, great stuff.

User currently offlineCovert From Ghana, joined Oct 2001, 1445 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1661 times:

try virgin atlantic. it would be pretty fun. or you can try old speedbird.


thank goodness for TCAS !
User currently offlineDouglas DC 8 From Switzerland, joined Aug 2001, 149 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1659 times:

Take Swissair, they try all things to get the confidence of their passengers again. Service is great and the aircraft is probably an MD11.

User currently offlineNotar520AC From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1606 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1647 times:

Gulfstream 5!!!


BMW - The Ultimate Driving Machine
User currently offlineGibberish From Switzerland, joined Sep 2000, 424 posts, RR: 2
Reply 15, posted (12 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1613 times:

Swissair all the way man!

Their service is even better than normal because everybody is trying harder and believe me - their service has improved a lot since the grounding. Go A320 to ZRH and then MD11 to MIA. They will keep flying to Miami. All flights are guaranteed until 03-28-02 - that's when Crossair takes over.

Have a nice flight.

gibberish


User currently offlineCaptain.MD-11 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 704 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (12 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1602 times:

I fancy flying Swissair, I have heard nothing but good comments about them from friends and family + its on an MD-11! Im just worried about flights being cancelled and losing my money! I could fly Delta but it seems that their leg-room is not up to scratch (I am 6ft+)  Smile/happy/getting dizzy I was about ready to book with Delta but now I am reconsidering. Smokin cool


Twins,twins, everywhere.... but where are the three holers?
User currently offlineTg 747-300 From Norway, joined Nov 1999, 1318 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (12 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1598 times:

I would go for NWA'S Dc10 service from AMS

tg 747-300



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User currently offlineCaptain.MD-11 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 704 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (12 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1589 times:

Why NWA? I love the DC-10 but I have heard that Northwest are not that impressive.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


Twins,twins, everywhere.... but where are the three holers?
User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 30
Reply 19, posted (12 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1579 times:

Captain.MD-11: If you choose Swissair you will fly A-320 to Zurich. I think SR has leather seats even in economy on their A-320s!

Enjoy your flight,

RJ100



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User currently offlineBaec777 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1231 posts, RR: 2
Reply 20, posted (12 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1562 times:

From London Gatwick,


Flight VS 005 -
Virgin Atlantic Airways Aircraft 744
Depart London, London Gatwick Apt
Dep. Time 10:45am Nov 01

Arrive Miami, Miami International Apt
Arr. Time 03:30pm Nov 01
Travel Time 14 hours 10 mins Total Stops 1

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Virgin Atlantic Airways VS 0005

Depart Gatwick Apt - London (LGW)
Date November 01 2001
Scheduled Time 10:45am - Terminal Not Available
Estimated (Actual) Time 10:45am Gate Not Available
Status On Time - No delays posted

Arrive Miami, FL (MIA)
Date November 01 2001
Scheduled Time 3:30pm - Terminal Not Available
Estimated (Actual) Time 3:30pm Gate Not Available
Status On Time - No delays posted
Baggage Claim Not Available


From London Heathrow,


Flight BA 207 -
British Airways Aircraft 744
Depart London, London Heathrow Apt
Dep. Time 09:40am Nov 01

Arrive Miami, Miami International Apt
Arr. Time 02:30pm
Travel Time 13 hours 0 mins Total Stops 1

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

British Airways BA 0207

Depart Heathrow Apt - London (LHR)
Date November 01 2001
Scheduled Time 9:40am - Terminal Not Available
Estimated (Actual) Time 9:40am Gate Not Available
Status On Time - Estimated time of departure

Arrive Miami, FL (MIA)
Date November 01 2001
Scheduled Time 2:30pm - Terminal Not Available
Estimated (Actual) Time 2:30pm Gate Not Available
Status On Time - Estimated time of arrival
Baggage Claim Not Available



Baec777  Big thumbs up


User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8868 posts, RR: 12
Reply 21, posted (12 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 1546 times:

Delta is always a sound choice. Also, are you considering going into FLL, as that might be a little cheaper.

Jeff


User currently offlineCaptain.MD-11 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 704 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (12 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 1537 times:

The prices are pretty similar.Delta is the best value.I have to fly into MIA really, as I am going up to Naples to begin my flight practical training  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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