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Best options to BRU?

Old Oct 30, 12, 9:04 pm
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Best options to BRU?

Doing RDU-BRU flexible dates mid to late May. What are the best aircraft options for cabin, entertainment, etc. to this destination? Need to get one RT ticket thru an award booking...
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Old Oct 30, 12, 9:34 pm
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what cabin are you hoping for?
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Old Oct 30, 12, 9:40 pm
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If you fly UA metal it is an old school 767. In my opinion it is a terrible aircraft with poor in flight entertainment. Might try LH.
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Old Oct 30, 12, 9:47 pm
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Most likely econ...but I just did a search and almost all of those are 55K, only 1 with multiple stops is 30K, so maybe will just splurge and do first for 67.5K...I always fly Delta but I'm using a family member's UA account for this. Don't know much about their aircrafts but I remember flying their 2-5-2 777 over the pond and that was pretty bad. Do any of the continental cabins go to BRU?
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Old Oct 31, 12, 5:53 am
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Originally Posted by pastorjeffgolfer View Post
If you fly UA metal it is an old school 767. In my opinion it is a terrible aircraft with poor in flight entertainment. Might try LH.
Completely wrong!
All UA 763s have 2-2-2 flat beds in C/J and big screen individual IFE.
You might be mixing up TATL 763s with domestic 762 "ghetto birds", but even they are being upgraded to flat beds.

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Old Nov 5, 12, 3:57 pm
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SN (Brussels Airlines) has a new business class on their JFK-BRU route which looks really good: http://travel.bart.la/2012/06/09/bru...-jfk-brussels/

You could fly RDU-IAD-JFK-BRU...award availability seemed to be pretty good in C last time I looked.

Otherwise, I do like UA's new lie-flat seat on their 763's and some of the 777's. Availability IAD-BRU tends to be pretty good. Another option could be IAD-VIE on Austrian's new business class.

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Old Nov 9, 12, 11:35 am
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Air Canada?

AC has a connection via YYZ, YUL. The trans-Atlantic portion is on a 763 but the biz upgrades are available and the service is pretty good.
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