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Old Apr 28, 11, 1:38 pm
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Earlier this year, I flew Alitalia from BOS > FCO in economy and arguably we had it better than Business class. The plane was half empty so after take off, we all claimed entire rows. 15 of us even had the entire middle section of a 320 to ourselves--all four seats! Talk about lay flat
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Old Apr 28, 11, 4:53 pm
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WOW four across seating on an A320!!! Amazing!
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Old Apr 28, 11, 6:49 pm
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Originally Posted by hfly View Post
WOW four across seating on an A320!!! Amazing!
Cmon,cut the OP some slack.. He meant some other transatlantic certified type I am sure, ..even Alitalia wouldnt try and pull that stunt, flying an A320 across the Atlantic ,,,, not poss even with duct tape to fix or merge broken seats Im afraid

Loved these last two posts .. they make a profound point: Since no one with
a choice fly Alitalia longhaul you do get a nice empty plane (their service is so bad that it wont interfere with your sense of isolation for sure) -- so maybe one should quietly fly Alitalia for this reason !!!
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Old Apr 29, 11, 12:33 am
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What a deplorable post.
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Old May 2, 11, 11:08 am
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Originally Posted by raistlin View Post
What's so confusing?

If you are flying discounted economy, then I can see why you would want to "save" 30 euros by doing reservations yourself.

If you are flying Magnifica/J, I really cannot see why you should bother calling the airline yourself.
Whoops. Stupid mistake on my part. Was thinking Travel Agent, not Ticket Agent.
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Old Jun 3, 11, 1:33 pm
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What about Aeroflot, I have heard very good things about there service etc?
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Old Jun 5, 11, 11:00 am
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Originally Posted by gkbiiii View Post
What about Aeroflot, I have heard very good things about there service etc?
They improved a lot over the past few years. The service, the aircraft, even the airports are upgraded now all across Russia... But it depends where you what to fly them to.
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Old Jun 6, 11, 1:26 pm
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Originally Posted by 31dany View Post
They improved a lot over the past few years. The service, the aircraft, even the airports are upgraded now all across Russia... But it depends where you what to fly them to.
With Delta Skymiles, is it possible to use them and go to Spain, from the USA? I have for a long while wanted to try them.
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Old Jun 7, 11, 10:26 am
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Originally Posted by gkbiiii View Post
With Delta Skymiles, is it possible to use them and go to Spain, from the USA? I have for a long while wanted to try them.
Depends on how many miles you want to burn. If you're OK with it pricing out as a US-SVO return plus an SVO-Spain return, you could do it. However, it's not looking good for SVO as a connecting flight for US-Spain given the MPM restrictions. (SVO-MAD is over 2,000 miles, and DL's MPM restrictions usually offer a couple hundred miles more than the shortest route, but likely not that many.)
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Old Jun 7, 11, 12:35 pm
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Originally Posted by mtkeller View Post
Depends on how many miles you want to burn. If you're OK with it pricing out as a US-SVO return plus an SVO-Spain return, you could do it. However, it's not looking good for SVO as a connecting flight for US-Spain given the MPM restrictions. (SVO-MAD is over 2,000 miles, and DL's MPM restrictions usually offer a couple hundred miles more than the shortest route, but likely not that many.)
So would Alitalia, USA-Rome-Spain count for a low (saver) miles option, under the Skymiles program?
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Old Jun 7, 11, 1:30 pm
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Originally Posted by gkbiiii View Post
So would Alitalia, USA-Rome-Spain count for a low (saver) miles option, under the Skymiles program?
Probably going to depend on what the origin and destinations are, but I think the answer is going to be no. I tried MIA to MAD and BCN, and both came in over the MPM when routed via FCO.
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Old Jun 10, 11, 8:18 pm
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What a deplorable post.


Sory if I hurt your feelings...its only a website about airlines etc so please dont take it personally
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Old Jun 11, 11, 11:58 am
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Sory if I hurt your feelings...its only a website about airlines etc so please dont take it personally
It's just that it's so painful to see someone make a fool of himself in such a sad way... but suit yourself!
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Old Jun 12, 11, 5:19 am
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Originally Posted by raistlin View Post
It's just that it's so painful to see someone make a fool of himself in such a sad way... but suit yourself!

Sorry to have caused you such pain! Ill bear in mind your insecurity and seeming lack of a sense of humour in future
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Old Jun 25, 11, 5:57 am
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My answer to this question is any Asian airlines with the exception of the Asian airlines in skyteam are great way to fly into Europe...
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