Sponsor Message:
Travel Polls & Prefs Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
I Will Be Flying ORD-MSP-EAU-RHI On July 31st.  
User currently offlineTWA1985 From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 651 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 4558 times:

Hi everyone.

I will be flying ORD-MSP-EAU-RHI (All on Northwest Airlink/Mesaba).

There will several firsts for me. My first time flying on the CRJ-900 (ORD-MSP), my first time flying on the Saab-340 (MSP-EAU-RHI), my first time flying into EAU, and my first time flying into RHI.

So, what can I expect? How is the CRJ-900 and the Saab-340? Anyting special about the EAU and RHI airports?

An anyting else you can add.

Thanks,

TWA1985

3 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineMPDPilot From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 1005 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 4525 times:

The 900, is just a more comfortable CRJ. Nothing special, I am 6'4" and I think it is tolerable especially on such a short flight. As for the Saab I have never flown on one. I was suppose to but I took a bump for 300 dollar voucher. But I have family in RHI so I have been to the airport numerous times. The airport has one "jetway" but it isn't like the ones at MSP it is one level and the whole terminal is one room. Very small and simple, I like it. As for EAU I have never been so I don't know.


One mile of highway gets you one mile, one mile of runway gets you anywhere.
User currently offlineAzjubilee From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 4030 posts, RR: 27
Reply 2, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 4417 times:

You will be flying entirely on Mesaba airlines - enjoy your flight. As said, the 900 is new, has increased bin sizes, windows, the floor is lowered, new lighting etc... However, the cabin is just as narrow as the 200. It's definitely a better ride however. As far as the saab, many of them have been refurbished with new seats and carpet. The ride will be a little louder, but I think you'll find it acceptable for serving such small cities.

As for the airports... EAU will only be a short stop to drop people off and get more fuel. If you're continuing to RHI, you will not deplane. You might get a new seat for weight and balance purposes, but you won't get off. Therefore, the airport quality and condition is a moot point. It is nothing special, though the restaurant has really good onion rings. RHI, is a bit nicer IMO with a jetbridge for the saab, but is also a one room waiting area.


User currently offlineFghtngsiouxATC From United States of America, joined Mar 2009, 218 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (5 years 5 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 4260 times:

Can't say much about the CRJ900 but with the Saab, it's a very nice aircraft for short flights. I recently flew MSP-HIB-TVF and all in all it's a very comfortable flight. I had the absolute best flight attendent on that flight as well. It's a very narrow cabin, but I'm 6'0 and just barely touch the ceiling, so unless you're taller you should be fine. The seats are light gray leather with blue carpeting I believe. The only gripes I have are the lavatory is EXTREMELY small and on a hot day, until the engines are started, it will get very hot after pushback from MSP.

Have a safe and fun trip!


Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
What Aircraft Will I Be Flying? posted Mon Mar 3 2008 03:02:33 by QantasA333
What WN Plane Will I Be On, On Monday? posted Fri Nov 14 2008 14:19:24 by Bbinn333
What AF B77W Will I Be On? posted Sun Aug 10 2008 11:33:18 by SDLSimme
What Plane Will I Be On? posted Fri Apr 18 2008 09:59:32 by UltimateDelta
Will The 787 Rollout On 7-8-7 (July 8th, 2007) posted Wed May 2 2007 02:34:56 by Boston92
Will I Be Comfortable On Emirates 777-300? posted Fri Aug 26 2005 22:20:00 by EZYAirbus
Will I Be Able To Do This? Please Help... posted Sun Jun 7 2009 19:24:16 by StarAlliance38
Where Can I Find The Exact A/c I'll Be Flying In? posted Tue Feb 10 2009 05:57:56 by B777a340fan
Which US Airport Will Be Named After Obama? posted Fri Nov 14 2008 13:38:54 by CODCAIAH
What Meal Will I Be Served? posted Sat May 10 2008 05:50:36 by LH4116