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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #8251 on: December 24, 2017, 01:59:26 PM »
Inc.: I Just Flew First Class On American Airlines and Mint Class on JetBlue (Oh, What a Difference) http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw2deJpDo

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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #8252 on: December 24, 2017, 02:45:22 PM »
Inc.: I Just Flew First Class On American Airlines and Mint Class on JetBlue (Oh, What a Difference) http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw2deJpDo

I was wondering if this would be worth reading, as my experience with both airlines (mostly in Y) didn't leave me with any expectations for surprises.

My reaction after reading is thinking about American (which they called "the new American" post bankruptcy) was that when it comes to that airline the saying "plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose" rings as true as ever.
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #8253 on: December 24, 2017, 04:10:12 PM »
Inc.: I Just Flew First Class On American Airlines and Mint Class on JetBlue (Oh, What a Difference) http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw2deJpDo
JetBlue mint is way better then American, but they only have it on a few routes so they can pay more attention to it... Not such a valid comparison..... but as a flyer mint is way better
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #8254 on: December 24, 2017, 04:18:43 PM »
JetBlue mint is way better then American, but they only have it on a few routes so they can pay more attention to it... Not such a valid comparison..... but as a flyer mint is way better
I've never flown JetBlue mint. Nor can I recall when was the last time I flew domestic long-haul. Even in Y the choice is a no-brainer (and even an FLL over MIA choice is a no-brainer).
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Re: Interesting Articles...
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #8256 on: December 25, 2017, 07:35:46 AM »
Inc.: I Just Flew First Class On American Airlines and Mint Class on JetBlue (Oh, What a Difference) http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw2deJpDo
not quite a comparison as he flew domestic first on aa and mint on JetBlue which competes with the lie-flat business and first that aa flies in some domestic markets

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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #8257 on: December 25, 2017, 08:39:48 AM »
JetBlue mint is way better then American, but they only have it on a few routes so they can pay more attention to it... Not such a valid comparison..... but as a flyer mint is way better
Seems like he flew “domestic” J/F, which obviously doesn’t compare to B6 J.
I’d like to re-read the article when he flies on a true AA transcon / Flagship F, and for those AA also only has a few routes (less then B6 possibly).

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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #8258 on: December 25, 2017, 09:36:55 AM »
Seems like he flew “domestic” J/F, which obviously doesn’t compare to B6 J.
I’d like to re-read the article when he flies on a true AA transcon / Flagship F, and for those AA also only has a few routes (less then B6 possibly).
True he said he didn't have lie flat, so it wasn't even supposed to a nice business class. He Should've realized that so I'm not sure why he wrote an article comparing apples to oranges
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« Reply #8259 on: December 25, 2017, 10:01:29 AM »
not quite a comparison as he flew domestic first on aa and mint on JetBlue which competes with the lie-flat business and first that aa flies in some domestic markets
Seems like he flew “domestic” J/F, which obviously doesn’t compare to B6 J.
I’d like to re-read the article when he flies on a true AA transcon / Flagship F, and for those AA also only has a few routes (less then B6 possibly).
True he said he didn't have lie flat, so it wasn't even supposed to a nice business class. He Should've realized that so I'm not sure why he wrote an article comparing apples to oranges
Isn't that exactly his point? On the same route, AA had what they pass off as first and b6 managed to get real first.
AA and united manage to do real first on transcon flights, and I hate that they don't offer it on any other domestic routes. I hope JetBlue forces them to up their game.

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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #8260 on: December 25, 2017, 10:03:57 AM »
AA does have 777s on that route. He just didn't take it.
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« Reply #8261 on: December 25, 2017, 10:07:23 AM »
Isn't that exactly his point? On the same route, AA had what they pass off as first and b6 managed to get real first.
AA and united manage to do real first on transcon flights, and I hate that they don't offer it on any other domestic routes. I hope JetBlue forces them to up their game.
Technically it's true, but realistically it's not a valid comparison .....
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #8262 on: December 25, 2017, 10:10:58 AM »
AA does have 777s on that route. He just didn't take it.
Is it more expensive?
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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #8264 on: December 25, 2017, 10:42:18 AM »
AA does have 777s on that route. He just didn't take it.
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Is it more expensive?
Not more then fake F. Search Matrix using extension code "AA / aircraft t:777" to confirm times / dates.
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