7E72004 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3587 posts, RR: 2 Posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2562 times:
I have never flown in a 747 and would like very much to take a trip in one. I live in Indianapolis and obviously no 747 service is there...but does anyone know of any "semi-cheap" places i can go while taking a trip on a 747? It seems like most of any overseas flights are on a 767 or 777. And i really want ot take a trip on a 747
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Jasepl From India, joined Jul 2004, 3582 posts, RR: 38
Reply 5, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2443 times:
BA recently announced an Autumn sale starting at $198 return (+ taxes, of course) to LHR, which might not be such a bad deal. Or you could try Air India from ORD to LHR or FRA - don't know the fares, but they're rock bottom, for sure.
That said, it just might work out cheaper for you to see if you can get on one of UA's domestic add-ons out of O'Hare.
PanAm747 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4242 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2424 times:
I agree with Ushermittwoch, your best bet is on United. Either hop on a puddle jumper (or cheaper, drive up) to ORD and catch a 747 from there.
My last trip I flew SAN-LAX-ORD specifically to fly on a 747-400, and the first thing I did was ask one of the f/a's if I could visit the flight deck after we landed. I got a personal tour of the plane AND got my picture taken in the flight deck!! They are very accomodating and are delighted to hear from us aviation enthusiasts.
Best of luck!!
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