baguy
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The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:45 pm

Last night I was thinking, what is the worlds worst airline & what is the worlds best airline? So I thought I would ask the members of a.net!

There will be three catagories: North America & South America, Europe & Africa & Asia & Oceania. Members will vote what there worst & best airline is in which ever category[s] they choose. On the evening of Saturday 22nd April (BST) the votes will be counted for each category, the 3 winners & 3 losers will go head-to-head for the final votes. The two with the most votes for each category will win or lose.

GET VOTING!

BAguy
 
HBDAN
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:48 pm

Quoting Baguy (Thread starter):
There will be three catagories: North America & South America, Europe & Africa & Asia & Oceania

 Confused
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cedarjet
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:49 pm

Categories seem confused. I'll just say the following:

best: British Airways
worst: Delta Air Lines
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:49 pm

Quoting HBDAN (Reply 1):
Quoting Baguy (Thread starter):
There will be three catagories: North America & South America, Europe & Africa & Asia & Oceania

N. and S. America are one category
Europe and Africa are one category
Asia and Oceana are one category


Thats my best guess anyway.
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baguy
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:50 pm

FutureUALpilot is right, that is what I mean!
 
IberiaA319
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:51 pm

This thread should be in the Aviation Polls Forum.

Check the different Airline Star Rankings in http://www.airlinequality.com

5 Star airlines are:

Cathay Pacific Airways
Malaysia Airlines
Qatar Airways
Singapore Airlines
 
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ClassicLover
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Fri Apr 21, 2006 11:00 pm

Quoting FutureUALpilot (Reply 3):
N. and S. America are one category
Europe and Africa are one category
Asia and Oceana are one category

North America - American Airlines (not flown a South American airline)
Europe - British Airways (not flown an African airline)
Asia and Oceana - tough, Cathay Pacific or Qantas.
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AEROFAN
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Sat Apr 22, 2006 12:25 am

Best Airline NA = CO
Worse Airline NA = AA

Best Airline Europe = VS
Worse Airline = Have no opinion

Best Airline Asia/Oceana = SQ
Worse = Air Pacific

[Edited 2006-04-21 17:41:19]
 
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Sat Apr 22, 2006 12:32 pm

Best NA = B6
Worst NA = NW

Best Europe = BA
Worst Europe = no opinion (only flown BA, VS, LH, all were pretty good)

Best Asia/Oceana = QF (only one I've flown)
Worst Asia/Oceana = no opinion
 
baguy
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Sat Apr 22, 2006 10:20 pm

Thank you for all your votes.
The Airlines in the finals will be: Best NA - American Airlines Worst NA - Northwest

Best Europe - British Airways Worst Europe: N/A

Best Asia/Oceania - Qantas Worst Asia/Oceania - Air Pacific

SO

BA,AA & QF Vote for Worlds best airline
NW & Air Pacific Vote for Worlds worst airline

BAguy

 alert Please note that in some categories there have been ties so remarks from previous posts have been added as votes to the relevant airlines alert 
 
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Sat May 06, 2006 9:57 am

I flew with Westjet for the first time this week and I was blown away by the service and the overall experience. I can't wait to fly with them again
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Sat May 06, 2006 12:44 pm

My vote for best:

WestJet
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Cathay Pacific
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cwldude
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Mon May 08, 2006 2:47 am

North America & South America :
BEST Continental Airlines
WORST Alaska Airlines

Europe & Africa :
BEST Virgin Atlantic
WORST Ryanair

Asia & Oceania : This is a tougher one but I'm gonna have to go with
BEST Malaysia Airlines
WORST Sichuan Airlines

[Edited 2006-05-07 19:53:03]
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Mon May 08, 2006 3:24 am

Worst anywhere: NW

 
ozvirginuk
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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Mon May 08, 2006 3:35 am

My votes....

The Americas -

Best - UA and JJ
Worst - RG

Europe & Africa

Best - VS
Worst - OA

Asia and Oceania -

Best - NZ
Worst - MU

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RE: The Worlds Worst (& Best) Airlines

Tue May 09, 2006 7:32 pm

Best Airline NA = CO
Worst Airline NA = AA

Best Airline Europe = VS
Worst Airline = don't know

Best Airline Asia/Oceana = SQ
Worst = don't know

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