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Would you rather fly...BA 777 or AA 767 from London to Chicago?

Booking flights from London to Chicago.

I've got 2 choices for the dates/time needed.

Either American Airlines 767, or British Airways 777.

Both are the same price and pretty much the same time.

With that said, from those who have experience...which would you rather fly, and why?!?

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BA all the way.

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I'd fly BA. Better service and cabin.

Here are some pics of the cabins to make your decision.

BA 777
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777 b/c it's BAs.

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No option of 787?

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BA 777 definitely. BA has better service and the 777 is a sweet plane.

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. . . whichever one lands in one piece would be my preference.....

but yeah, that 777 is the shizzle alright.
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Thanks for the input folks.

So BA over AA hands down huh? Why is that?

Nicer interiors, nicer staff, better food, roomier?

I've flown AA to Europe before. Not any major complaints. Kind of old plane, but we made it there, and that's what matters. I just put a few movies on the tablet, and try to sleep the whole way. Lots of people are super picky, but not for me.

With that said...given the choice of a better plane/airline, I'd choose that all day.

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Does it really matter ? All thats important is it stays in the air .

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Does it really matter ? All thats important is it stays in the air .
Ever fly across the Atlantic? Yeah, comfort, good food, and nice staff make a big difference when in the air that long.

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Does one have a higher cruising speed than the other?
Doesn't really matter, ATC tells pilots how fast they can fly.

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Ever fly across the Atlantic? Yeah, comfort, good food, and nice staff make a big difference when in the air that long.
Yes , I have , same shit from every airline .

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Yes , I have , same shit from every airline .
No, they aren't all the same.

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In November I just flew Air France to spain and American back home to the states from paris. American sucks fucking monkey balls. Food was horrible, staff was rude and disenchanted to say the least, seats were cramped. On Air France the staff were attentive, corteous and the food was delicious. Plus, they had a camera on the tail section so you had a birds eye view of take off and landing, that was cool as fuck, beautiful watcing the take off and landing with the setting sun in the back ground. It was better than being in the cockpit. American I got to nothing but a safety video.

"includes 10 used-car dealers or auto repair shops, 11 liquor stores and bars--two of which advertise lingerie fashion shows and a third billed as a "gentlemen's club"--three cut-rate motels and one trailer park. The squat, brick municipal building is next to a currency exchange and a few steps from an adult video store. The bars open at 10 a.m. and close at 6:30 a.m."

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In November I just flew Air France to spain and American back home to the states from paris. American sucks fucking monkey balls. Food was horrible, staff was rude and disenchanted to say the least, seats were cramped. On Air France the staff were attentive, corteous and the food was delicious. Plus, they had a camera on the tail section so you had a birds eye view of take off and landing, that was cool as fuck, beautiful watcing the take off and landing with the setting sun in the back ground. It was better than being in the cockpit. American I got to nothing but a safety video.


what kind of food? I can't really eat anything on the plane unless its like a candybar. I'm like 400lbs cramped in the seat, so i don't really have the urge to eat.
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what kind of food? I can't really eat anything on the plane unless its like a candybar. I'm like 400lbs cramped in the seat, so i don't really have the urge to eat.
If you were really 400lbs, you would never lose the urge to eat. Quite opposite, your carry on bag would be filled with snacks.

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what kind of food? I can't really eat anything on the plane unless its like a candybar. I'm like 400lbs cramped in the seat, so i don't really have the urge to eat.
It was a beef stew like meal, delicious. Low in salt, meat actually had flavor, served it with steamed veggies, and a side of bread and brie. Dessert was a lemon bar, cheese cake thing.

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It was a beef stew like meal, delicious. Low in salt, meat actually had flavor, served it with steamed veggies, and a side of bread and brie. Dessert was a lemon bar, cheese cake thing.

we would get like a aluminum tray with cooked meat(pork or chicken) then a side container with two slices of bread, cheese, ham, cucumber lettece, and a kitkat bar.


I think i would have an appetite if I sat in business class where i wouldn't be so cramped up. 9hrs is a bitch. I'm hoping the 777 has more leg room.
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