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LH MUC-BOM Changing From 343 To 73G?  
User currently offlineSwissair4ever From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 132 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 9038 times:

Is MUC-BOM changing from a A340-300 to a Privatair B737-700 all c-class?

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User currently offlineOjas From India, joined Mar 2008, 2988 posts, RR: 25
Reply 1, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 9008 times:

Yes thats right, a B737-800 I think?


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User currently offlineWindowSeat From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 1312 posts, RR: 57
Reply 2, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 8811 times:

Is FRA-PNQ (Pune) still being operated by a PrivatAir 737?


I'm all in favour of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with keyboards.
User currently offlineEwRkId From United States of America, joined Dec 2008, 594 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 8793 times:



Quoting Ojas (Reply 1):
Yes thats right, a B737-800 I think?

Nope, LH schedule says 737-700

Quoting WindowSeat (Reply 2):
Is FRA-PNQ (Pune) still being operated by a PrivatAir 737?

Indeed it is, by the 737-800


User currently offlineMUCFLYER From Germany, joined May 2004, 116 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 8562 times:

yes, Privatair HB-IIQ on behalf of Lufthansa will operate MUC-BOM over the summers rest period.

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LH 488, the second daily flight MUC-EWR on which the aircraft operates till then, will be suspended.

During winterseason the 737-BBJ is sheduled for MUC-DXB and MUC-TAS OR! MUC-AUH in the moment...


User currently offlineEBGARN From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 228 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 8413 times:

Quoting Swissair4ever (Thread starter):
Is MUC-BOM changing from a A340-300

Sorry if I'm nit-picking, but MUC-BOM has until now been operated using an A330-300. I actually flew BOM-MUC last Saturday in an A330 which still had a "new" smell to it, even in the lav's 

Btw, what do you think about having to fly that far, and approach in monsoon territory, with a B737? I will likely opt for FRA-BOM instead. Or, since I might go to Pune, FRA-PNQ with PrivatAir.

[Edited 2009-07-07 01:05:10]


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User currently offlineCyba From Cape Verde, joined Nov 2005, 209 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 8183 times:



Quoting MUCFLYER (Reply 4):
During winterseason the 737-BBJ is sheduled for MUC-DXB and MUC-TAS OR! MUC-AUH in the moment...

Did I miss a trick here?

LH doesn't operate to TAS at all (at least it hasn't for quite a few years) and only flies to AUH from FRA. Have you heard otherwise?


User currently offlineHirnie From Germany, joined May 2004, 596 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 7900 times:



Quoting EBGARN (Reply 5):
Btw, what do you think about having to fly that far, and approach in monsoon territory, with a B737?

Regarding safety there is no difference. As long as the pilots take enough fuel witth them the 737 is as safe as the A333.


User currently offlineRoseflyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 9818 posts, RR: 52
Reply 8, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 6392 times:



Quoting EBGARN (Reply 5):
Btw, what do you think about having to fly that far, and approach in monsoon territory, with a B737

A few slightly larger bumps, a few decibels louder, maybe 15 more minutes of flight time since the 737 is a bit slower. Other than that, better onboard service, smaller lines at the airport, faster boarding, faster security, faster immigration/customs.



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User currently offlineEBGARN From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 228 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 5719 times:



Quoting Hirnie (Reply 7):
Regarding safety there is no difference.

Sorry I didn't mention that my concern is purely about comfort. I'd have no safety issues with a 737 or 320.

Quoting Roseflyer (Reply 8):
smaller lines at the airport, faster boarding, faster security, faster immigration/customs.

At most places, I would expect this to be the case. But I wonder if a smaller aircraft will really speed up the process at BOM...  duck 

Last week it took 1½ hours from airport entry to the gate area. And that was with a *G card and I really kept the speed up Smile



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User currently offlineRoseflyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 9818 posts, RR: 52
Reply 10, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 5087 times:



Quoting EBGARN (Reply 9):

At most places, I would expect this to be the case. But I wonder if a smaller aircraft will really speed up the process at BOM... duck

Last week it took 1½ hours from airport entry to the gate area. And that was with a *G card and I really kept the speed up Smile

True enough.

Last time I flew out of India, my passport and/or ticket was checked 9 different times by various people. Once to get in the airport, once to get to the check in line, once at check in, once at immigration counter, once at security, once in the line for boarding, once at the podium, once in the jetbridge, once on board.

Last time I flew out of the United States, my passport and/or ticket was checked twice. Once at security, once at the gate.



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User currently offlineMUCFLYER From Germany, joined May 2004, 116 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (5 years 5 months 2 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 3363 times:



Quoting Cyba (Reply 6):
Did I miss a trick here?

LH doesn't operate to TAS at all (at least it hasn't for quite a few years) and only flies to AUH from FRA. Have you heard otherwise?

Flightcrews of MUC based Privatair got written infos about the new destination Taskent for the winter. Other sources inside Lufthansa MUC have Abu-Dhabi in addition to the MUC-DXB flights on the table. We will see. During these days nothing is for sure.


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