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Old 12-03-2009, 03:27 PM
 
Location: NJ/NY/CT area.
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Prices are about the same(give or take) and I am interested what company has better luggage rules, food, service etc from your point of view.

Thanks.
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Old 12-03-2009, 04:11 PM
 
Location: rain city
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AVOID AlItalia! Under every circumstance and on any occasion. Each and every time I have heard an AlItalia story either on the internet or firsthand from someone who flew them, nothing but troubles ensued.

The airline is bankrupt, hasn't been able to find a buyer, and is wholly and completely unreliable in every respect. Stay away.
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Old 12-03-2009, 04:23 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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None of the above. I've flown with Icelandair (very good, punctual and efficient if not particularly warm & fuzzy); Air Canada (adequate) and British Airways (direct flight into an awesome terminal but they do have a tendency to lose luggage).
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Old 12-03-2009, 04:32 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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I've had your normal flight experience with AirFrance, SAS and Lufthansa. As the pp suggested, avoid Alitalia. Never, ever will we fly them again, even if they are considerably cheaper.
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Old 12-03-2009, 06:07 PM
 
Location: NJ/NY/CT area.
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Thanks.

If you do not mind, what's wrong with AlItalia, examples, please.
Are the rest of them about the same on luggage, food, service?

IcelandAir, Air Canada and BA probably a little bit more expensive, at least they are not on top of the list. I am economy class passenger, if it matters
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Old 12-03-2009, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Olympus Mons, Mars
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From that list Lufthansa of course! It's a pretty good airline.
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Old 12-03-2009, 06:53 PM
 
Location: NJ/NY/CT area.
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Why Lufthanza is better?
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Old 12-03-2009, 06:59 PM
 
Location: Olympus Mons, Mars
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why is it better? read some reviews at airlinequality.com ;-)
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Old 12-03-2009, 08:09 PM
 
Location: NJ/NY/CT area.
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why is it better? read some reviews at airlinequality.com ;-)
Well, AlItalia looks a little bit different from other carriers according to the mentioned site... Folks complaining about FA not showing up often, my best flight in this regard was when I took 3 seats(plane was half empty) and slept for something, like 6-7 hrs out of 9

Thanks for the link.
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Old 12-03-2009, 09:51 PM
 
Location: Bike to Surf!
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I've recently flown to/from Europe via Indian Airlines (go figure) and Aer Lingus. Both had acceptable service. Indian Airlines was a LOT cheaper than any other alternatives. Aer Lingus wasn't bad either.
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