What are the best airlines for transatlantic flights?
Virgin Atlantic is a British Airline, offering transatlantic flights to locations such as London to Boston, London to Orlando or Manchester to New York. They offer a range of fares, with their cheapest being the ‘Light’ fare, which doesn’t include any free checked luggage. They offer more luxurious options, such as the ‘Delight’ option which gives you more legroom, priority boarding, higher quality food and a flight kit including a blanket, pillow and headphones.
British Airways is the National Airline of the U.K. They offer many transatlantic passenger flights from its base in London Heathrow. They offer a basic or standard ticket on their long-haul routes, which differs in the amount of luggage permitted, seat selection and boarding priority. The operate transatlantic flights on their large fleet, including their new Airbus A380, Boeing 787’s and Boeing 777-300ER’s.
Although many people associate United Airlines with domestic flights in the US, they also offer many transatlantic flights to destinations such as Brussels, Dublin, Tel Aviv, Barcelona and Stockholm from US destinations such as Chicago, New York and Washington.
Germany’s leading airline and one of the largest airlines in the world, Lufthansa, has more than 300 destinations in over 100 countries, meaning they offer a wealth of transatlantic passenger flights. Some of these include Munich to Baltimore, Panama City to Frankfurt and Frankfurt to Salvador, as well as many of the well-known North American destinations.
Air Canada offers a no-frills flight service with friendly attentive flight attendants. Their transatlantic flights are operated on their new Boeing 787 Dreamliners, which include seat power points, larger TV personal screens and a greater selection of entertainment.
Condor Airlines is a typical ‘transatlantic discounter’, which offers transatlantic passenger flights at a discounted price. They link many American cities to Germany with their transatlantic routes, making up their total 75 destinations. Their economy class tickets include free checked and hand luggage, entertainment and USB ports.
Aer Lingus is an Irish airline based in Dublin but offers connecting services to the UK and Europe through its vast network with the International Airlines Group (IAG). This includes British Airways, Iberia, LEVEL, and Vueling.