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User currently offlineAnsett767 From Australia, joined May 1999, 1021 posts, RR: 2
Posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 2682 times:

hey all

I booked a flight and reserved a seat on Air berlin from Dusseldorf to Nice last sunday.

The seat map was for a 737 (3-3 layout).

however when I got to self checkin I found out it was 2-3 layout and when I got on the plane it was in fact a Fokker 100

Which I was VERY excited about - GREAT aircraft  Smile and amazing leg room.... even though I was at bulkhead the rest was great.

So my question is - how often does air berlin use the F100 on this route? Other routes?

Was it a substitution at last minute?

Thanks in advance

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User currently offlineRAFVC10 From Spain, joined Sep 2005, 1980 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 2659 times:
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Air Berlin flies the Fokker 100 equipment on the DUS-NCE route only on friday (as scheduled); in the MUC-NCE route flies this equipment on Saturday.



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User currently offlineTriStar500 From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 4706 posts, RR: 39
Reply 2, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 2646 times:

AB is notorious for switching around capacity all over their system, if you book a few weeks in advance it actually quite common to have an equipment change by the time you actually get onto the airplane.

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User currently offlineCaspritz78 From Germany, joined Aug 2007, 518 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2614 times:

Aren't the Fokker 100 the leftovers from Germania Express later dba? I remember they used to fly FKB-TXL. Wonder how long Air Berlin can keep this zoo of planes: Airbus, Boeing, Fokker.

User currently offlineAnsett767 From Australia, joined May 1999, 1021 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (8 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 2534 times:


Well this happened to be on a Sunday so I guess it was an aircraft swap. So nice for me

I was VERY impressed about Air Berlin's offering - free soft drinks, tea coffee AND a sandwich. And for a so called low cost airline. It's more than some full service airlines offer on domestic runs in the US!

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