China Eastern airways review required
Replies: 10 - Last Post: Jan 9, 2013 7:13 AM Last Post By: acc
Dec 11, 2012 3:24 AM
China Eastern airways review requiredHi,
I'm planning a super secret holiday for my hubby in July next year. I'm getting a super cheap deal with China Eastern airways and am quite tempted. I want to know if anyone has travelled on their international flight in economy class. If yes, could you please provide feedback.
I'm flying from Melbourne, Australia to Narita, Japan and return.
Dec 11, 2012 4:00 AM
Dec 11, 2012 4:01 AM
2How "super cheap"? You can fly with Jetstar via Gold Coast or Cairns for under AU$600 if you wait for the sales. Sign up to Jetstar's Jetmail to get on the mailing list and get notified when sales are on. Those dates (July) won't be on sale for a while but if you are happy to wait it is likely to save you some money.
Dec 11, 2012 4:27 AM
3The Skytrax ratings are pretty accurate.
Only thing I'd disagree with is the "online" or kiosk check-in experience, which I'd give 2 stars for domestic flights and non-existant for international flights.
I'd also give their on-time performance 2 of 5 stars.
Dec 12, 2012 12:53 AM
Dec 12, 2012 1:14 AM
Dec 12, 2012 6:40 AM
Dec 12, 2012 7:44 AM
Dec 13, 2012 8:50 PM
8I just did a quick comparison of CE with Jetstar for 3 week return trip next March.
Melbourne to Osaka return, 11 March to 29 March 2013 (end of winter?)
For the same dates, CE was A$845 return, Jetstar $1,074 return.
I'd assume CE price includes food, drink, blankets, movies etc, so it's probably a better deal,
but Jetstar may still be cheaper for other dates (although you still have to factor in the extras).
Jan 9, 2013 5:57 AM
Jan 9, 2013 7:13 AM
Who are you replying to?
I thought ren1585 was "flying from Melbourne, Australia to Narita, Japan and return."
Going with China Eastern, most of them seem to require an overnight in Shanghai and take over 24 hours to get to Narita from Melbourne.
Care to elaborate why? I've flown them to Japan many times with no issues. I'll happily do it every trip, especially at the sale prices.
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