Pe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19087 posts, RR: 53 Posted (7 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 6021 times:
I've so far flown on the -200, -300, -400, -500, -700 and -800. Most of those too many times to count (most on the 738 but not many times on the -400 and -500). Of those, my favourite is the -200: it is a noisy, fun machine, and a real character.
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IAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 24
Reply 7, posted (7 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 6000 times:
I've had the pleasure of flying on 100, 200, 300, 500, 700, 800, 900.
In order of favorites
1. 800 with winglets, if no winglets then 900 wins.
3. 700 with winglets of course.
4. 500 can't wait to see this with winglets soon.
7. 100 only because I don't remember much about them.
Any views shared are strictly my own and do not a represent those of any former employer.
Tango-Bravo From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3784 posts, RR: 30
Reply 11, posted (7 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 5977 times:
Have been on flights operated by the following, with 8 different airlines
As for favorites among the 737 variants listed above, my thought is "what's the difference?" All have the same 3x3 seating in Y/Economy and 2x2 in F (or 2x3 in KLM Business class) -- the only noticeable differences I have found are the length of the passenger cabin, hence the total number of pax seats and overwing emergency exit plug-type doors. Otherwise, I have found virtually no difference in legroom and comfort of the seats. My "favorite 737 series" is not about the aircraft but rather whether I was seated in Y or F and the level of onboard service of the airline concerned. My best 737 experience was on a KLM 737-400 in Y on the FRA-AMS route -- the pax experience in Y on any of the KLM 737 types operating flights that same day was probably of equal quality.
Thepilot From Canada, joined Jan 2010, 5 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (7 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 5959 times:
I have flown on...
737-200 (Delta and United)
737-300 (Southwest, United, US Airways, America West, Frontier Airlines)
737-400 (Alaska, US Airways)
737-500 (CanJet, United, Continental, Southwest)
737-700 (Alaska, Southwest, Continental) with winglets and without
737-800 (RyanAir, Alaska, Continental, American, Delta) w/ winglets and w/out
737-900 (Alaska, Continental)
Out of all of them, my favorite is the 737-700 with winglets. Maybe that is because I have flown it in an actual AS simulator, but it I like it a bunch. Long range, cool looking winglets, and great performance. Not a huge fan of the 2X2 exit row config though.
737-200 (why not)?
737-500 (that thing hops)
737-800 (seemed cramped to me)
CV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (7 years 1 month 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 5916 times:
I flew in the following 737's:
737-100 - D-ABEA - LH - GVA/FRA ( First 737 built for commercial service )
737-200 - G-BGDP - BA - LIS/LGW
737-200 - CS-TEM - TP - LIS/FCO
737-200 - CS-TEP - TP - PDL/LIS
737-200C - OO-SDJ - SN - BRU/CDG
737-300 - N349UA - UA - SEA/LAX
737-300 - G-OGBB - BA - LGW/FAO ( Operated by GB Airways )
737-300 - PP-VQZ - RG - GIG/CWB
737-400 - G-BNNK - BA - FAO/LHR ( Operated by GB Airways )
737-400 - G-BNNL - BA - LGW/FAO ( Operated by GB Airways )
737-400 - N776AU - US - YYZ/CLT
737-500 - PT-MNI - RG - CWB/GIG ( Nordeste Titles )
737-700 - LN-TUI - BU - LIS/OSL ( Full Braathens livery )
737-700 - LN-TUK - BU - OSL/LIS ( Full Braathens livery )
737-700 - N16713 - CO - EWR/BOG ( with winglets )
737-700 - N23707 - CO - BOG/EWR ( with winglets )
737-800 - PH-BXF - KL - LIS/AMS
737-800 - PH-BXM - KL - AMS/LIS
The best one??? CS-TEP from PDL to LIS, at that time PDL still had a short runway, our Capt. went to the end of the runway, full brakes, full power, a small tornado of moisture getting in the engine, release the brakes, my back stucked on the seat and here we goooooo......the best take-off ever!!!
PlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11563 posts, RR: 62
Reply 23, posted (7 years 1 month 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 5916 times:
I've flown most of the types, although obviously I'll never get the chance to fly a -100 now.
200 ... Ryanair (3), Palmair, European.
300 ... KLM (6), British Airways, FlyGlobespan.
400 ... KLM (6).
500 ... Lufthansa, BMI Baby, SAS (2), Braathens SAS (5), Aerolineas Argentinas.
700 ... Easyjet (3), Air Berlin, SAS Braathens.
800 ... Ryanair (5), Air Berlin, Air Europa (3), KLM.
For short flights the B732 is great fun, but when you're approaching a flight of 2 hours it gets a little too noisy for comfort. I Hope to get on the 600 and 900 series soon, the 737NG is a nice craft!
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AlexPorter From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (7 years 1 month 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 5906 times:
-300: With America West, PHX-LAS, 2005
-500: With Continental, MSP-EWR, 2006
-800: With Sun Country, MSP-PHX-MSP multiple times, 2005-2006, three currently scheduled in the future
-900: With Continental, PHX-IAH, 2005
I'd say the 737-800 is my favorite because the 737NG is more advanced, which is what I like. The 738 has winglets, while the 739 does not, and the 739 isn't as current as the 739ER, while the 738 is still the most current offering of its size. Plus, it's the most-ordered 737NG variant, as well as the one I've been on the most. Actually, it's the only 737 I've been on more than once.
: -100, -200, -300, -400, -500, -700, -800 The -100/-200 have to be my favorites, but the flights I've had on the -700 and -800 weren't all that bad for
: I have flown in the following Boeing 737 series: -200 (15) segments; (11) Indonesia's Batavia Air, (2) GA, (2) Indonesia's Sriwijaya Air. Total miles