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BA vs UA

BA vs UA

  1. Anonymous

    I’m looking at flights Prague to the USA.

    I can go BA first for 76,500 AA miles or Business for 51,750 miles (10% rebate factored in) and about $300+ taxes and fees on a 747-400
    UA business for 57,500 miles and $50+ taxes fees on a 777-200 (the horrible 2-4-2 set up).

    What would you fly??? Is BA first worth the extra miles and fees?

  2. David W

    Neither of them are great options. Both seats are cramped but BA’s seats are bit more private if you choose a window seat. The catering isnt great but I;m hopeful about UA’s new Polaris product.

    I’d probably go with whichever schedule works best for you.

  3. MarkS

    While the flight I took is UA Polaris First, they did offer the new Polaris bedding and it’s impressive. Very comfortable. Catering was typical United and disappointing. The PJ’s are great, but these are only available on 12+ hour flights. A Europe trip is not going to get to 12 hours. Tough call DeborahM, but I’d go UA. You also might check to see if Austrian is available. You’ll eat well for sure there.


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