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Top 100 airlines 2015 published

Based on 18 million questionnaires, the latest Top 100 is out and surprise surprise the top 10 are all Asian. Can't believe BA are beating Virgin Atlantic and that easyjet rate higher than United! (which rates higher than all the other US majors bar Delta...)

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Re: Top 100 airlines 2015 published

Garuda at 8?

Are they still banned from Europe?
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Re: Top 100 airlines 2015 published

I know that for example Turkish is actively sending mails to customers to vote (got one myself). perhaps that explains the high rating.
Didn't get those mails from other programmes i'm enrolled in.
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Re: Top 100 airlines 2015 published

I thought FIFA airlines would be number 1 this year...

Seriously how are these airlines placed anywhere above number 50 ?
Turkish at 4
Garuda at 8
Air France at 15
Malaysian at 24

I flew with Turkish Airlines from Zurich. Someone brought a large bag at the last minute,
the crew placed it in front of the main door, which conventionally is a main escape route....!
And we left 40 minutes late!
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Re: Top 100 airlines 2015 published

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I thought FIFA airlines would be number 1 this year...

Seriously how are these airlines placed anywhere above number 50 ?
Turkish at 4
Garuda at 8
Air France at 15
Malaysian at 24

I flew with Turkish Airlines from Zurich. Someone brought a large bag at the last minute,
the crew placed it in front of the main door, which conventionally is a main escape route....!
And we left 40 minutes late!
I'm guessing this is all long haul and probably business flyers. There's no other way. Notice Ryan Air didn't even make it!
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Old 17.06.2015, 19:16
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Re: Top 100 airlines 2015 published

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I thought FIFA airlines would be number 1 this year...

Seriously how are these airlines placed anywhere above number 50 ?
Turkish at 4
Garuda at 8
Air France at 15
Malaysian at 24
Only another anecdote, but I flew econ with Turkish, on a connecting flight from London to Bangkok and it was one of the best long haul econ flights I have taken in a while. Food and drink offering both above average, service was great, and that they still provided the little amenity packs with eye masks and earplugs was a nice touch.

And Ataturk lounge is out of this world, seriously one of my favourites anywhere in the world. Architecturally stunning, light, three grand pianos, a scaletrix track, a golf simulator, pool table, cinema...

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I'm guessing this is all long haul and probably business flyers. There's no other way. Notice Ryan Air didn't even make it!
But Easyjet and a host of Asian budget airlines did
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Re: Top 100 airlines 2015 published

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I thought FIFA airlines would be number 1 this year...

Seriously how are these airlines placed anywhere above number 50 ?
Turkish at 4
Garuda at 8
Air France at 15
Malaysian at 24

I flew with Turkish Airlines from Zurich. Someone brought a large bag at the last minute,
the crew placed it in front of the main door, which conventionally is a main escape route....!
And we left 40 minutes late!
So evidently you were flying business class if it was in front on the main door on a ZRH-IST flight.

Turkish biz class is now excellent, very convenient for China trips
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So evidently you were flying business class if it was in front on the main door on a ZRH-IST flight.

Turkish biz class is now excellent, very convenient for China trips
I've flown Turkish Airlines several times and they were surprisingly good and their prices (e.g. to the Gulf) difficult to beat.
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Based on 18 million questionnaires, the latest Top 100 is out and surprise surprise the top 10 are all Asian. Can't believe BA are beating Virgin Atlantic and that easyjet rate higher than United!
Virgin Atlantic are an awful airline, full of preening prima donnas and celebrity sycophants who used to willfully ignore the rest of us plebs in Upper Class (at least on the LHR > LAX route which I used to frequently travel on and was always full of luvvies).

Of the 10 or so times I flew with them I was only once offered their onboard massage (it was a so called lottery) and more often than not their lounge spa services were heavily oversubscribed e.g. haircuts and so not available. And on one occasion I even missed my flight when their driver turned up late to pick me up.

Give me BA any day.
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Re: Top 100 airlines 2015 published

Several? only 2 flights a day in out of basel for a long time.

Yes a million percent sure, a lot of my mates are now jobless. Official reason is profit but for sure the french tax uncertainty had a part to play.
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