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Re: Comparison Business Class: Lufthansa vs. Virigin vs. British Airways
« Reply #20 on: November 09, 2011, 11:48:19 AM »
Aren't the miles required and fuel surcharges a factor as well?

When it comes to star alliance I am willing to use extra miles to get more comfort (I have plenty).

Regarding the BA flight there are about an extra $500 in fees (2 passengers -  one way) but it may be worth it to use them up before the 16th and conserve the Continental miles.

What would you advise?

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Re: Comparison Business Class: Lufthansa vs. Virigin vs. British Airways
« Reply #21 on: November 09, 2011, 11:54:40 AM »
Regarding the BA flight there are about an extra $500 in fees (2 passengers -  one way) but it may be worth it to use them up before the 16th and conserve the Continental miles.
The 16th will affect mostly US-Asia/South America folk.

Can you get a connecting CO flight from EWR on a 752 or 772?
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Re: Comparison Business Class: Lufthansa vs. Virigin vs. British Airways
« Reply #22 on: November 09, 2011, 12:03:56 PM »
The 16th will affect mostly US-Asia/South America folk.

Can you get a connecting CO flight from EWR on a 752 or 772?

Not that I see.

The only other choice for business is on a CO 757-200 (Also via Newark) which I assumed is not as good as a 777-200ER.

So, Whats my best bet?

Also, If the only reason for me to keep my BA miles is for use domestically on AA is it worthwhile to keep them or use them up?

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Re: Comparison Business Class: Lufthansa vs. Virigin vs. British Airways
« Reply #23 on: November 09, 2011, 12:34:05 PM »
How about connecting via JFK with the BA all business flight to LCY. 13 minutes after landing your out of the airport.

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Re: Comparison Business Class: Lufthansa vs. Virigin vs. British Airways
« Reply #24 on: November 09, 2011, 08:11:29 PM »
Not that I see.

The only other choice for business is on a CO 757-200 (Also via Newark) which I assumed is not as good as a 777-200ER.

So, Whats my best bet?

Also, If the only reason for me to keep my BA miles is for use domestically on AA is it worthwhile to keep them or use them up?

Dan? AussieBochur? Anyone?

Can you give some advice?

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Re: Comparison Business Class: Lufthansa vs. Virigin vs. British Airways
« Reply #25 on: November 21, 2011, 01:30:53 PM »
JUST DID NOT ENJOY IT YOU CANT SIT NEAR ANYONE, SERVICE WAS NOT THAT GRT ETC. LOUNGE IS HEATHROW IN BEAUTIFUL

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Re: Comparison Business Class: Lufthansa vs. Virigin vs. British Airways
« Reply #26 on: November 21, 2011, 03:05:48 PM »
JUST DID NOT ENJOY IT YOU CANT SIT NEAR ANYONE, SERVICE WAS NOT THAT GRT ETC. LOUNGE IS HEATHROW IN BEAUTIFUL

"Did" what? Which airline and class? Can you provide more details?

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Re: Comparison Business Class: Lufthansa vs. Virigin vs. British Airways
« Reply #27 on: November 21, 2011, 04:04:57 PM »
virgin upper class

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Re: Comparison Business Class: Lufthansa vs. Virigin vs. British Airways
« Reply #28 on: December 01, 2011, 06:16:51 PM »
JUST DID NOT ENJOY IT YOU CANT SIT NEAR ANYONE, SERVICE WAS NOT THAT GRT ETC.  LOUNGE IS HEATHROW IN BEAUTIFUL

it definitely is ::)

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Re: Comparison Business Class: Lufthansa vs. Virigin vs. British Airways
« Reply #29 on: December 01, 2011, 06:20:51 PM »
I like BA generally. Have never flown VA, but I hear mixed reviews. Some love it and some think it is just OK.

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Re: Comparison Business Class: Lufthansa vs. Virigin vs. British Airways
« Reply #30 on: December 01, 2011, 10:07:20 PM »
it comes down to alot of factors. least for ur money would be Lufthansa through continental. on comfort if u are flying to london and return VA lounge is the best I have been to the massage is amazing and the bar is great and on some flights they have a bar I loved it but u got to do research what flight it is and BA 747 is amazing and the lounge t5 is fantastic I must say I didn't enjoy it I just enjoyed continental business first