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Your LanChile Experiences?  
User currently offlineJBLUA320 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 3180 posts, RR: 19
Posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1860 times:
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Hey-

I will probably be flying LanChile from New York- Santiago- Easter Island in a few months and was curious to know how their service and stuff was.

I have heard great things, and EPinions has good reviews, but I would like recent reviews if possible.

Thanks! (BTW- All 763 flights)

JBLU

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User currently offlineMIAspotter From Spain, joined Nov 2001, 2852 posts, RR: 25
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1761 times:

I flew LanChile back in 1999 CCS-MIA-CCS-MIA on their 763s and I have to say those where the best flights I ever had! the cabin is roomy the service is good and the crew is really freindly!  Big thumbs up

I bet you will love it!

Post a TR soon!

Cheers

MIAspotter  Nuts



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User currently offlineMD 11 From Germany, joined Sep 1999, 195 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1755 times:

Hi,
I flew them in 1999, too: Buenos Aires to Santiago: And it was great: Friendly personell and good service. In economy, you`ll find no better way to fly in South America!

Have a nice trip,

MD11


User currently offlineTeva From France, joined Jan 2001, 1875 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1749 times:

I flew with LanChile in 90, on a 707, from Tahiti to Easter Island and Santiago, and return .
Even if aircraft was old, and IFE limited, I have notice the good level of maintenance. In addition, food was ok, and staff was very friendly.I broke my leg 2 days before my departure, and didn't inform them. They took care of me during the flight, making sure I would have enough space. They allowed me to stay on board during the IPC transit, and arranged wheelchair for me at SCL.


I flew Lan again in 95, on domestic routes. once again, it was old plane (the classic 737-200), very clean and well maintained. My first flt was Calama-Antofagasta-Santiago.
I was in Economy. First leg is around 25 minutes long. And I have been very surprised to get a drink service (any type of drinks, including alcohol) . Then, after the short stop at Antofagasta we had a new drink service, followed by the hot meal. And for the hot meal, choice between meat and fish !!! All this in Economy, on a DOMESTIC flight ....

I you add to this very good service the very young and modern fleet of Airbus, I am pretty sure you will enjoy your flight.

Terva



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User currently offlineJBLUA320 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 3180 posts, RR: 19
Reply 4, posted (11 years 11 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1707 times:
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thanks  Smile

Its 763s all four flights.. Im not keen on 14 some odd hours on a 767, then another 5 or so (x2), but hey- thats life.

Lan only has PTVs in Coach on the 340s right?

JBLU


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