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flight from heathrow

BIRMINGHAM
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flight from heathrow

Hi everyone, I am travelling to Brisbane for the first time from London to meet up with my brother, his wife and son who live in Noosa, i am flying via Abu Dhabi with Etihad airlines, can anyone give me any feedback on this trip, i am hearing some great reports about the airline and some not so good ones too.

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: flight from heathrow

However you do it, this is a long trip and you're likely to suffer from some jet lag on arrival in Australia. Is there really much difference between any of the airlines flying from London to Australia if you're travelling economy class? I suspect not - the seat you are allocated, the particular crew you have, the number and mix of other passengers (if you are travelling with several football supporter travel groups and lots of babies you're probably likely to have a less pleasant flight!) probably have more bearing on the comfort of your flight than the airline chosen. Having said that, I've heard positive experiences from several friends who have flown Etihad. Etihad's fares seem to be consistently very competitive - so the airline is obvioulsy trying to appeal to the budget-conscious traveller and is seeking to fly with maximum loads.

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2. Re: flight from heathrow

I almost booked with Etihad for a trip to London at Christmas time because their fares were very competitive. Went for Malaysia Airlines in the end as they beat them in price.

Check out http://www.airlinequality.com/ for airline reviews and http://www.seatguru.com/ for advice on picking the best seats.

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Thanks to you both, cant wait to go!

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