lmml 14/32
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BA Or VS To MCO?

Sat Sep 02, 2006 10:27 pm

Soon I shall be non-revving LGW-MCO. I have never been on a B777 but I prefer to fly VS than BA? Any suggestions?
 
ddbonf
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RE: BA Or VS To MCO?

Sat Sep 02, 2006 11:22 pm

Working for VS I am probably biased but my favourite aircraft is the 777  Smile  Smile
 
74472
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RE: BA Or VS To MCO?

Sat Sep 02, 2006 11:39 pm

Non-revving to Orlando ? GOOD LUCK !!

I'd go with VS if I were you, bigger plane, more seats, more flights, more chance !!
 
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RE: BA Or VS To MCO?

Sun Sep 03, 2006 12:26 am

Quoting 74472 (Reply 2):
Non-revving to Orlando ? GOOD LUCK !!

You'd be suprised. I doubt you'll have any problem, particularly if you are flying in the next month or two. Orlando has huge peaks and troughs and if you avoid the peaks (i.e. Christmas, easter, school holidays etc.) you should be fine.

I have flown non-rev to Orlando about a dozen times in the last couple of years and never had a problem. Often flights have hundreds of empty seats.

Hope this Helps.

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lmml 14/32
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RE: BA Or VS To MCO?

Sun Sep 03, 2006 1:09 am

Quoting 74472 (Reply 2):
Non-revving to Orlando ? GOOD LUCK !!

I have non-revved to MCO in peak months in the past with the entire family and had no problems. Of course I did my homework right and did not turn up and asked to be checked-in. This time we are travelling off peak and I just need two seats. So far things look good on all three flights on the days I need. Of course if anyone from BA or VS here wishes to give me some advise I am open for it !
 
JetBlueAUS
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RE: BA Or VS To MCO?

Sun Sep 03, 2006 3:47 am

VS... heard a lot of good things about them.
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747luvr
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RE: BA Or VS To MCO?

Mon Sep 04, 2006 8:35 am

I've had a nice experience on VS MCO-LGW-MCO last year...it's HOT here....
 
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RE: BA Or VS To MCO?

Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:40 pm

VS is nice, took my daughter to MCO last year (she was 5). The crew really went out of their way to look after her.
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atco2b
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RE: BA Or VS To MCO?

Wed Sep 13, 2006 5:46 pm

The rest of the family are off to UVF soon with VS... looking forward to their flights with VS!

I flew with them in 2002 when their A340-600's were being delivered, loved the service, would definitely fly with them again!
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aerlingus747
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RE: BA Or VS To MCO?

Wed Sep 13, 2006 9:35 pm

Last time I flew VS from MCO to MAN the service was good but the seat was rock hard and the IFE was terrible.
 
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Jetlagged
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RE: BA Or VS To MCO?

Fri Sep 22, 2006 1:43 am

BA 777's are very comfortable, if you don't mind the 3-3-3 config. The only problem is that you might find yourself being bussed in from a remote stand on the return flight to LHR.

VS service is nowhere near as good as it used to be and their flights to Orlando usually have charter flight style seating (thin hard cushions, less legroom).

I'd pick BA on that route.
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RE: BA Or VS To MCO?

Fri Sep 22, 2006 2:57 am

Quoting Jetlagged (Reply 10):
on the return flight to LHR.

Don't you mean LGW

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