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What is your favorite airline and why? #5274495 11/22/19 11:35 AM
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My Daughter flies to Denver for Thanksgiving and the wife and I will over Christmas. We almost always fly Southwest and that is pretty much the only carrier I really have experience with.

I like them because:

1. I can find cheap fares
2. The service is good
3. 2 bags fly free
4. They don't nickel and dime you to get a decent flight.


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Re: What is your favorite airline and why? [Re: ZZman] #5274503 11/22/19 11:40 AM
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They all suck. Some a little less.

Re: What is your favorite airline and why? [Re: ZZman] #5274508 11/22/19 11:42 AM
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The one with the cheapest fair it isn't like the old days they offer very little that another airline doesn't and as for their food LOL I'd prefer a PBJ and sandwich!


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Re: What is your favorite airline and why? [Re: ZZman] #5274509 11/22/19 11:42 AM
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The vast majority of my trips are international. I use All Nippon Airways. Excellent service on the ground and in the air.

If domestic, I like Alaska. My second choice is United.


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Re: What is your favorite airline and why? [Re: ZZman] #5274510 11/22/19 11:44 AM
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I like Alaska for domestic flights. I use them often and I have always had good luck with them.


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Re: What is your favorite airline and why? [Re: ZZman] #5274511 11/22/19 11:44 AM
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Delta and it's not close. I'll pay for on-time performance and quality.


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Re: What is your favorite airline and why? [Re: ZZman] #5274512 11/22/19 11:46 AM
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Consumers demanding cheap flights has ruined flying in general for me.

If I lived near the west coast, they now have "private jet coops" which would get my business.

Re: What is your favorite airline and why? [Re: ZZman] #5274528 11/22/19 11:59 AM
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Cutest flight attendants work on Delta.

American has very old grouchy female flight attendants.

I agree , the 'Walmart-ification' of air travel has made things worse over the years...



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Originally Posted by Reddy45
Consumers demanding cheap flights has ruined flying in general for me.


Couldn't agree more.


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Delta because their customer service is one of the best and because we live in their home town we have decent fares.

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Re: What is your favorite airline and why? [Re: ZZman] #5274591 11/22/19 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by ZZman
My Daughter flies to Denver for Thanksgiving and the wife and I will over Christmas. We almost always fly Southwest and that is pretty much the only carrier I really have experience with.

I like them because:

1. I can find cheap fares
2. The service is good
3. 2 bags fly free
4. They don't nickel and dime you to get a decent flight.


Southwest for the same reasons.


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Re: What is your favorite airline and why? [Re: ZZman] #5274595 11/22/19 01:10 PM
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Any of them that get me to destination on on time without serious delays or hassle. Includes United, Delta, Swiss Air, Air France

Even Frontier and my RT $70 ticket to Portsmouth NH<> Orlando was incredible flight.

The worst has to be Air Canada for a work fly 4-5 times a year. I have never experienced a positive thing with them including outdated dirty/noisy planes, rude cabin crew (yes Canadians rude!), delays and cancellations.

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Originally Posted by Inspecktor
Originally Posted by ZZman
My Daughter flies to Denver for Thanksgiving and the wife and I will over Christmas. We almost always fly Southwest and that is pretty much the only carrier I really have experience with.

I like them because:

1. I can find cheap fares
2. The service is good
3. 2 bags fly free
4. They don't nickel and dime you to get a decent flight.


Southwest for the same reasons.


+1 Soutwest for me. Their boarding options are great, too


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I flew Southwest once. That was two times too many. Never again.

None of the other airlines are really a favorite, but being near Chicago I tend to split between United and American, which ever is cheaper. And as I get older, I find that I really don't want to deal with any of them anyway.

My all-time favorite airline was the original Midway that was around in the late 80's. Not as many destinations, but if they served somewhere that I wanted to fly, they were my first choice.


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