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What Is Better On SYD-HKG CX Or QF?

Sun Jul 10, 2011 3:06 am

hi all, I am finishing a booking of a nice and cheap flight

LIM-SCL-AKL-SYD (LA) SYD-HKG (CX / QF) and than HKG-LAX with CX and LAX-LIM again with LA.

so my questino what should I use, CX A330 for the SYD-HKG flight or better QF 747-400?

thanks for your recomendations!
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RE: What Is Better On SYD-HKG CX Or QF?

Sun Jul 10, 2011 9:37 am

I would fly QF, just so you get to fly 3 airlines on the one trip. I cant say which one would be better, though they would both be very good.
 
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RE: What Is Better On SYD-HKG CX Or QF?

Sun Jul 10, 2011 10:05 am

I fly both on a very regular basis for work...while I now fly J, I used to fly Y, so I can offer opinions on both.

I prefer CX as an airline, but dislike their A330s. Many of them are run down and just not as comfortable. Because of this, I would choose QF. If it were 747 vs. 747, I would recommend CX, but...in this case, QF wins.
 
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RE: What Is Better On SYD-HKG CX Or QF?

Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:54 am

I think both are good airlines, although I never flew on QF before. CX uses the A333 with their famous Y class seat which does not recline. If this bothers you, I would choose QF. CX has a 2x4x2 seating so if you are lucky you only have one person sitting next to you. On the 747 only the last few rows are 2x4x2.
 
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RE: What Is Better On SYD-HKG CX Or QF?

Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:28 am

Quoting sw733 (Reply 2):
Many of them are run down and just not as comfortable.

Then again, CX has just started sending its brand new A333s with the new J product to SYD (B-LAL). So as long as you get the right flight (IIRC CX100/101), you'll get a new plane.

So it comes down to whether you like 747s or A330s better. QF's 744s are by no means new.
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RE: What Is Better On SYD-HKG CX Or QF?

Mon Jul 18, 2011 2:37 pm

Quoting NZ107 (Reply 4):
Then again, CX has just started sending its brand new A333s with the new J product to SYD (B-LAL). So as long as you get the right flight (IIRC CX100/101), you'll get a new plane.

CX has not used the regional business class product to Australia for years. All of them tend to be fairly new as they have the higher takeoff weights allowing for more passengers and cargo.

Last aircraft I flew to SYD was less than a month old.
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RE: What Is Better On SYD-HKG CX Or QF?

Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:50 pm

For the soft product, CX is outclassing QF.
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