I assume you are travelling in Y.
have the best IFE (V-PORT - AVOD) in Y across the pond but legroom is pathetic. They give you an amenity kit and free drinks. Food is acceptable but nothing more.
have non-AVOD IFE but it is more than adequate and they score big points by having slightly better legroom, better food, great service, and more choice of departures. Generally my airline of choice across the pond for the OneWorld points and the fact that I just prefer Terminal 4 at LHR
- it is absolutely LIGHT YEARS ahead of T3
use, which is an abject misery from beginning to end.
are excellent from IAD
- they use the A332 and again, have a slightly older non-AVOD PTV system but very good legroom and service is very good indeed. Food is good and drinks are still free I believe. Plus you get to collect Star Alliance points. MAN
is generally a nicer airport to fly through than LHR
use the 752 EWR
at the moment and I've heard they have top legroom, AVOD, and are very comfortable. Downside is of course that food is likely to be, as with many US carriers, laughably poor and you have to pay for your drinks. You get your SkyTeam points though.
use the 763ER JFK
and they dont have PTVs at all. Legroom is poor, service is poor, and so is the food. You have to pay for your drinks as well. Never had a good international flight with DL
. Avoid if you can, IMHO. You get your SkyTeam points though.
are very hit and miss. Their 772ERs are nice and although the PTVs arent AVOD they are fine and reliable. Food is borderline, but again, you have to pay for your drinks. Legroom is fine, and service is fairly good. Their 767s are not nice at all and their 744s are the same. I think the 744 does some IAD
flights, the 767 does some JFK
, and the 772 does the rest.
are generally quite good. PTV and seat is roughly the same as you'll find on BA
, food is ok, and last time I flew with them i got my drinks free although I think they charge for them now. They use nothing but lovely new 772ERs on all their LHR
routes and their LGW
routes most of the time. Not sure if RDU
is operating but you may get good fares in the back as they tend to be front-heavy on that route.
Dont know if DTW
are too far west for you but I'd definitely consider NW
. Their A330s are lovely and they have great AVOD in every seat. Food is acceptable and LGW
is much nicer than LHR
to use. I'd definitely look them up - service is a little "mature" but they are friendly enough and I really like their A330s.
US's A330s are also lovely but their 762s are ball-dissolvingly horrible. Service is ok but they are often late and food is only sometimes ok. Dont know what the free drink situation is at the moment but i'd need a few free drinks to make up for how God-awful their dirty, worn, knackered old 767s are - ancient seats, no PTV, stone age toilets etc. They fly PHL
and I think IAD
use the 744 JFK
and they are sometimes very cheap. Worth checking out if only for the food which i've heard is quite good. An unpretensious "get on with things" airline - I like them. Not flown with them across the pond but have taken them DXB
and they were ok.
Dont know much about Zoom as I havent flown them but I know they use the 763ER LGW
and they have free food but you have to pay for your drinks. Dont know if they have PTVs but I would think they probably do.
is worth taking to LHR
because their 77W does their Toronto route - ive heard it is sensational and is the best Y class product over the pond at the moment. Their 767s are in the process of being upgraded but dont bank on getting a new one, and if you get an old one they are ancient - only saving grace would be good food and acceptable legroom.
Also check out AF
- have flown them twice over the pond and they are excellent in Y in my experience. Great food, free drinks, good IFE in their 777s, and service is classy and with a smile. Planes are spotless inside if not spotless outside and CDG
an interesting airport to transit. They have almost an hourly shuttle to LHR
using A320 and A321 so connections arent a problem.
What do you mean you dont have any bourbon? Do you know how far it is to Houston? What kind of airline is this???