My boyfriend and I are trying to book a flight from NYC to Bangkok in February. There's a really cheap $1k flight from Aeroflot, some $1200 flights from Air China and China Eastern, and Qatar Airways for $1300 (but with long layover) - there are a bunch more as well.
I've never flown to Asia so am not familiar with any of these airlines. For that long of a flight, I'm willing to pay more for a better experience on an airline, but I'm not sure which airlines stand out as being better than others! Does anyone have opinions or recommendations for good airlines to fly out east?
(My main concerns are service, food, in-flight entertainment, and hopefully newish planes :)
Thanks a lot!