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BA or Thai airlines Bangkok to London

Brighton, United...
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BA or Thai airlines Bangkok to London

Hello. We are planning returning from Bangkok to U.K. Up grading to business class. We want a lay flat bed and preferably on the upper deck. Which air line is better, BA or Thai?

Is there much of a cost difference?

Thanks

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Windhoek, Namibia
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1. Re: BA or Thai airlines Bangkok to London

Cost different is entirely at the mercy of the dates, so we can't say that with any certainty. You'll have to do your own research for your own dates.

I've flown both longhaul in Business (BA many, many times; Thai only once, from BKK to MEL) and I prefer Thai. Given the choice and a similar price, I would choose Thai. However, the exact aircraft type always matters too, so that's important to consider.

London, United...
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2. Re: BA or Thai airlines Bangkok to London

how about Emirates?

Almeria Spain
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3. Re: BA or Thai airlines Bangkok to London

Don't think Emirates fly direct.

London
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4. Re: BA or Thai airlines Bangkok to London

I would go with EVA every time (or BA for AVIOS).

Worthing, United...
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5. Re: BA or Thai airlines Bangkok to London

Or Finnair? We've flown a couple of times with them from Bangkok on the A350. They've extremely good.

UK
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6. Re: BA or Thai airlines Bangkok to London

I would (and do) avoid BA on this route.

If the price difference is not a problem then go for Thai, if you are looking for Oneworld points/status then go with Qatar. Finnair will probably have a good price but their service and in particular the business class seat is not as good as Qatar.

Houston, texas, USA
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7. Re: BA or Thai airlines Bangkok to London

I have flown both in business, though not often, and prefer Thai Air.

Silver Spring...
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8. Re: BA or Thai airlines Bangkok to London

Perhaps your choice will be decided for you, because of upgrade availability.

Warks.England
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9. Re: BA or Thai airlines Bangkok to London

Thai are introducing their new A350 on the LHR route and their business,imho.is superior to BA.

SS

England
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10. Re: BA or Thai airlines Bangkok to London

BA use an old B777 on the BKK route. Not very nice & no upper deck.

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