Which flight shoudl we take?

Dec 18th, 2004, 07:35 AM
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Which flight shoudl we take?

Okay, going to Thailand for Honeymoon.
Which flight would you take?
Northwest in Coach
Non-Stop Detroit to Tokyo
Tokyo to BKK
OR
EVA Air in Econ. Deluxe
DTW-LAX on NWA
LAX-Taipei
Taipei-BKK

Basically, I am asking is going EVA Air in Econ. Deluxe worth the extra flight segment or is coach a trade off for the quciker flight?

Thanks.
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Dec 18th, 2004, 07:48 AM
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If I were flying by myself, I would take NW via Tokyo. Just want to get it over with, quick.

But on a honeymoon, I would recommend the Evergreen Deluxe class on EVA. It's 2-4-2 seating, so you can sit together all by yourself in relative comfort, so that longest leg can actually be kind of "enjoyable", which definitely won't be the case on NW's 747-400 flights.
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Dec 18th, 2004, 08:02 AM
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Thank you for your input.
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Dec 18th, 2004, 08:06 AM
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Okay one more thing what about the exec. econ. on Singapore, is that better than econ. deluxeon EVA?

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Dec 18th, 2004, 10:09 AM
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Hard to say which is better, SQ's Exec. Econ. or EVA"s Evergreen Deluxe. But the total flight time on SQ via Singapore will be longer.
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Dec 19th, 2004, 04:28 PM
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I would select another carrier in preference to NW. Have not had much luck with them.
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Dec 19th, 2004, 09:41 PM
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As rkkwan says, the flight via Singapore would be longer and they only have the Executive Economy on their a 340-500's which do the ultra-long flights, you would be in normal Economy coach from Singapore ( 2 hrs 20 mins ), but if for example you were heading to Phuket and not BKK itself then Singapore is a viable alternative as it takes only 'minutes' longer from SIN to Phuket than from BKK to Phuket.

Otherwise if you are doing it Westbound then certainly I would go for EVA Air Economy de-luxe over NW normal Coach.
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Dec 19th, 2004, 09:43 PM
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PS You might also like to post on the 'Asia' section if you want some more comments.

Happy Honeymoon!
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