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Old 02-06-2008, 11:30 AM
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Apologies if this thread has already been created, but I couldn't find it in my immediate search.

Which airline do you fly on most frequently? We're all trying to find the airline that has the cheapest price (that's why I book via Orbitz!) each time around, but there has to be that one airline that you find yourself flying on pretty often.

For me, it's AirTran, but I am flying on JetBlue in March and I've never flown JetBlue. I traveled via SouthWest last month cause' they had their $49 each way special going on.
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Old 02-06-2008, 01:36 PM
 
Location: SD
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When it's just myself or my husband, we fly Delta. We've been flying them for 10 years and we're medallion members. When we fly as a family (6 of us), we usually research direct and cheapest flight.
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Old 02-06-2008, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Hampton Roads, Virginia
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Whichever one is the cheapest. Last time it was Southwest.
I am not loyal to any one airline or car rental company because I only fly for pleasure these days and cost is the main factor.
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Old 02-06-2008, 03:21 PM
 
Location: Sputnik Planitia
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whichever gives me the best deal except US Airways. I will not fly US Airways at any cost! I don't want to deal with flight delays and gross incompetance even if the ticket is free.
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Old 02-06-2008, 04:06 PM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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I agree with you about US Air but they have such a stranglehold on Philadelphia International sometimes I have to bite the bullet in order to fly direct. If I have an option, I'll go with whoever is cheapest with a slight premium given to smaller airlines like Frontier or Airtran.
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Old 02-06-2008, 09:42 PM
 
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Almost exclusively with Southwest. They are always the cheapest. But you have to time it right. In the last 5 yrs of flying (3-4 round trips per year) I have only found one flight to be less than SWA.
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Old 02-06-2008, 10:11 PM
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Location: Raleigh, NC
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Mostly American. They have the best presence at my local airport, and along with Delta is a preferred airline for my employer. I occasionally fly Southwest, Delta and Continental, depending on destination and price.
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Old 02-06-2008, 11:42 PM
 
Location: Way on the outskirts of LA LA land.
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Let's see, I think TWA tops the list, followed by PanAm, Eastern, and Western. Oh yeah, Pacific Southwest Airlines and Hughes Air West also come to mind. I just thought I'd bring some of the "fallen flags" into the discussion for fun.

Actually, I've only flown a few different airlines, most of them just once or twice:
Continental, American, LACSA, and TWA are the ones that I remember flying. There may have been others, but I don't remember them if I've flown them.
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Old 02-07-2008, 08:04 PM
 
Location: Palm Coast, FL & Floral Park, NY
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I fly almost exclusively Jetblue and with my fiancee up in NY and myself down in FL, I have flown my fair share (roughly every 2-3 weeks for over a year now). My searches always include Jetblue first, then southwest and then airtran. I usually consider price first when I am searching but that usually takes second fiddle to convenience and if I can get a nonstop on Jetblue for a few bucks more I am all for it. I find their flight to be the most pleasant experience in a world where air travel is like a giant air bus. My problem is a bit more complicated. I have two major airports equidistant from where I live--Jacksonville and Orlando. Jetblue flies nonstop out of both but offers more convenient flights out of Orlando. Southwest only flies nonstops out of Orlando. If I have to drive the 1.15 hr ride, I prefer Jax. Therefore, Jetblue gets my business more. Southwest has to run a real good deal to get me to bite. Airtran recently started flying into Daytona Beach which is close to me but has always been pricy and had crappy airlines/schedules. Airtran did not really break this mold but this month will be offering non stop service. They will be seeing more of me since they usually have a cheaper price to offset my driving. Although Airtran is 3rd place in my book--truly no frills flight from the seats to the snacks. Planes are new but other than that, the flights are hardly excitable. I am spoiled by Jetblue.
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Old 02-07-2008, 09:27 PM
 
Location: Grosse Ile Michigan
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Anyone but Airtran.
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