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Which airline has the nicest flight attendants

Old Aug 18th, 2006, 09:28 AM
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Which airline has the nicest flight attendants

I vote for Qantas!!! I was putting someone's luggage in the overhead bin. When I was done, the flight attendant said, "would you mind if I adjust that for you?" And when they picked up my tray table after lunch, I asked for another glass of wine. The flight attendant said, "I don't have any with me, but I'll find you one."

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Old Aug 18th, 2006, 09:51 AM
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Ok here goes, my top 5

1> Malaysia Airlines
2> Thai
3> Gulf Air
4> Singapore Airlines
5> Emirates
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Old Aug 18th, 2006, 09:52 AM
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I've only flown Qantas once, for a HKG-SIN roundtrip, but their FAs also left a great impression on me. Nice, cheerful personalities.

However, since all the Australians I know are also nice and cheerful, I think it has more to do with the country then the airline.
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Old Aug 18th, 2006, 10:39 AM
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Top 10 according to me:

1)Qantas
2)Cathay Pacific
3)American Airlines - personal favorite (for a good reason )
4)LAN
5)Emirates - the sexiest
6)LOT
7)JAL
8)EasyJet
9)British Airways
10)Ariana Afghanistan Airlines
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Old Aug 18th, 2006, 01:50 PM
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Japan Airlines
in any class of service, domestic or international
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Old Aug 18th, 2006, 03:35 PM
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This of course is generalized, unfair, subjective and based on only a few times on some airlines and many, many times on others...

1. Cathay Pacific
2. British Airways
3. American (sorry Wally)
4. Alaska
5. Qantas

Hono(u)rable mentions to easyJet, BMI and Czech.

A couple of memorable (the bad kind) Qantas flights with poorly trained folks knocks them to 5th. AS and AA are usually great in premium cabins; okay to great in the back.

As for the others, if you can't say something nice about somebody...
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Old Aug 18th, 2006, 05:12 PM
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I haven't flown Qantas or any of the non-US carriers except easyJet. But in my experience, Southwest's flight attendants are consistently very friendly. My recent experience with USAir suggests they would rank near the bottom in terms of friendliness.
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Old Aug 18th, 2006, 06:14 PM
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Singapore Airlines, hands down winner IMO.
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Old Aug 19th, 2006, 07:01 AM
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1) Air New Zealand
2) Qantas
3) Southwest
4) Bangkok Air

Eva Air FAs were unfailingly polite, but don't recall them being particularly friendly.

I fly AA most often, and they're fine but they kind of just fall in the same unmemorable 50/50, maybe good/maybe bad service bucket as BA, Continental, NWA, Delta, Air Asia and AerLingus.
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Old Aug 20th, 2006, 12:54 AM
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How about posting, "Which airline has the nicest passengers?".
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I am with Melnq8 on this

Singapore Airlines at number 1

The rest of my top five as follows;

2) Air New Zealand
3) Malaysian
4) Air Pacific
5) Qantas
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Old Aug 21st, 2006, 01:42 AM
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Gsteed, excellent point !
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Old Aug 21st, 2006, 03:29 AM
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I was suprised to see several of you list EasyJet. On my last flight, (Tallinn to Berlin) they were very friendly and young. Always nice to see the ladies in heels and their hair up. I flew Ryanair last year and the same thing; young flight attendants and very well dressed. I guess that is one of the advantages of a new airline.

A few of the flight attendants that I've seen in the United States could use a course in 'Grooming 101.'
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1. Singapore
2. SAS
3. Southwest
4. Air New Zealand
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Old Aug 22nd, 2006, 01:07 PM
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I whole heartly vote for

Singapore Air.

The consistency in their service and the polite and professional manor has made me a believer in good service again.
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Old Aug 22nd, 2006, 05:51 PM
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jetBlue
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Old Aug 22nd, 2006, 07:25 PM
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American Airlines,

Air Tahiti Nui

But I'm not well-traveled on foreign airlines, so what do I know!

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Old Aug 23rd, 2006, 08:44 AM
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The FA's on Air New Zealand, Quantas
and American Airlines have always been very pleasant and helpful to me and my travel companions on all flights I have taken with them.

I've found the FA's on Delta, Continental, British Air or Air France to be just average, but then I don't fly those airlines very much.

Regardless, I always make it a point to give a friendly smile and hello to the FA's on the flights I take and from then on they almost always seem to take good care of me.



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Old Aug 23rd, 2006, 06:31 PM
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Dontcha think Hooters Air had this won before they folded?
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Old Aug 23rd, 2006, 09:38 PM
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yes, bmiller, you are correct. In the early days Hooters had nice perks but it never got the support it needed. As the airline got older, however, sagging profits doomed that airline to failure.
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