Which airline in the world come close to SIA?

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Which airline in the world come close to SIA?

Post by FanFanX » Fri Nov 22, 2013 2:18 am

Which airline in the world come close to SIA?
In terms of expensive tickets, high level of service/comfort, cabin crew professionalism, etc.
I have taken Cathay Pacific many times but still feel Cathay is one class below SIA.

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Re: Which airline in the world come close to SIA?

Post by GLORYmum » Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:27 am

Emirates.

Newer fleet, touch screen inflight entertainment, wider leg room, better connection through Dubai and slightly cheaper rates.

However, the food is lagging, less choice of Asian flavour.

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Post by starlight1968sg » Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:22 am

BA though the air stewardess may not be that young.

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Re: Which airline in the world come close to SIA?

Post by dolphinsiah » Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:02 am

starlight1968sg wrote:BA though the air stewardess may not be that young.


Hi Starlight1968,

Can share why BA is good.... :thankyou:
Their current Airticket promotion to Europe very attractive....
So I must make a decision before 28 Nov 2013..

I took EVA air to America...not bad . :xedfingers:

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Re: Which airline in the world come close to SIA?

Post by starlight1968sg » Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:19 am

BA's inflight entertainment (fr Sydney to home) is newer, higher tech & more user friendly.


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Re: Which airline in the world come close to SIA?

Post by dolphinsiah » Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:34 am

FanFanX wrote:Which airline in the world come close to SIA?
In terms of expensive tickets, high level of service/comfort, cabin crew professionalism, etc.
I have taken Cathay Pacific many times but still feel Cathay is one class below SIA.


According to Sktrax : the following are considered 5 stars airlines:

http://www.airlinequality.com/StarRanking/5star.htm

5-STAR AIRLINES
ANA All Nippon Airways
Asiana Airlines
Cathay Pacific
Hainan Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Qatar Airways
Singapore Airlines

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Re: Which airline in the world come close to SIA?

Post by dolphinsiah » Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:36 am

starlight1968sg wrote:BA's inflight entertainment (fr Sydney to home) is newer, higher tech & more user friendly.



I assumed you were on the A380...

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Re: Which airline in the world come close to SIA?

Post by jetsetter » Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:36 am

Qatar is world-class too but usually need to pass by Doha...
Emirates - depends on new or old aircraft. I ever took an old one...seats very hard :( Food...not appealing to me.
BA - food still not up to mark compared with SQ, but coffee is good. Attendants (unionised) so not that hospitable; very professional and business-like. Lack that human touch.
CX - I like very much cos they hv many TVB and HK movies channels! Oriental food cooked by Canto chefs best. Attendants' service std very high.
TG - Not that bad also...caught up with CX. Highly recommended.
JAL & ANA - Better than expected. 100% service-oriented attendants, esp towards toddlers. Food is decent.


NW & UA - Utilitarian. Unfriendly attendants but cheapest to get to US.
Air France - attendants (unionised too) look unfeeling! Food not of Parisian standard though.
KLM - spacious but still laggin behind us.


Sorry, SQ still No. 1. But food-wise, it's at its best on long haul flights like USA and Europe. Food on China/ASEAN-bound SQ flights is mediocre.

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Re: Which airline in the world come close to SIA?

Post by starlight1968sg » Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:43 am

dolphinsiah wrote:
starlight1968sg wrote:BA's inflight entertainment (fr Sydney to home) is newer, higher tech & more user friendly.


I assumed you were on the A380...

No. Am referring to BA16 which I took recently.

My personal preference is still SQ but pricey.
Thanks.

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Re: Which airline in the world come close to SIA?

Post by dolphinsiah » Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:20 am

starlight1968sg wrote:
dolphinsiah wrote:
starlight1968sg wrote:BA's inflight entertainment (fr Sydney to home) is newer, higher tech & more user friendly.


I assumed you were on the A380...

No. Am referring to BA16 which I took recently.

My personal preference is still SQ but pricey.
Thanks.


Oh , BA16 is a 777 jet plane.
Yes, agree with you SQ is still the best...
Hope I can get to try the A380 one day....

If for next year trip to Europe I strike TOTO , I will take SQ on the A380... :wink:

I am dreaming.... :please:

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