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I Got To Ride In A 747!  
User currently offlineBoeing747-400 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1115 times:

I really need to find a flight in a 747. Since it is my favorate airplane, and I still haven't gotten to ride on one, could anyone send me some info on some good cheap 747 flights?? Do you recommend Tower Air?? Please help!!!! Thanks!!!

Boeing744



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User currently offlineJohn From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 1374 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (14 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 967 times:

Tower Air may be a cheap ride on a 747, but it'll be like a sardine sanwich. BA was selling some cheap seats to London, but I think that expired at midnight (24Sep).

User currently offlineWings From Portugal, joined May 2005, 2831 posts, RR: 68
Reply 2, posted (14 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 936 times:

If you fly with KLM they let you visit the cockpit if you ask nicely. FAA is restricting the access to the flightdeck but FAA rules do not apply with foreign carriers when it comes to that matter. Enjoy it.
Wings



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User currently offlineKaitak From Ireland, joined Aug 1999, 12436 posts, RR: 37
Reply 3, posted (14 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 931 times:

Most European airlines do let passengers see the cockpit. BA and Virgin certainly would, I'm sure.
As for Tower Air, much as I like to fly in 747s, I don't think I'd be that desperate . . .
However, there are also two other US carriers - Northwest (pretty much in the Tower Air league also, possibly not quite as pleasant) and United (which should be decent enough) - flying 747s on domestic flights, although I'm not sure that either fly domestic 747s from NY.



User currently offlinePilot1113 From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 2333 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (14 years 11 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 904 times:

UAL operates one on their route from ORD to LAX or SFO (I don't remember which, look it up on www.expedia.com).

- Neil Harrison


User currently offlineBruce From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5054 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (14 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 871 times:

United offers a flight from LAX to DEN on a 747. I wanted to book that on my trip out west but missed the sale.


Bruce Leibowitz - Jackson, MS (KJAN) - Canon 50D/100-400L IS lens
User currently offlineValujetMD-81 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (14 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 859 times:


I've been on a 741,742,744,772,773,763,762,733,734,735,736,737-7,738
722,721.  

Those are the planes I have been on from Boeing, ny next goal, the 717-200 & 757's                                                                                                                    


User currently offlineAC_A340 From Canada, joined Sep 1999, 2251 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (14 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 856 times:

How do you put those smiley faces there?

User currently offlineTanguy From Australia, joined Sep 1999, 154 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (14 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 843 times:

AC_A340, if you look at the headings directly above the TOPIC box where the initial letter of enquiry was printed you'll find a heading, Help. Click on that and you'll find the info to enable you to use the smiley faces too   Cheers from Mike (Down Under- and still finding my way around my computer!!!)

User currently offlineLH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 54
Reply 9, posted (14 years 11 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 833 times:

Now I find out that I can visit the cockpit on my flights to London!

LH423



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User currently offlineHmmmm... From Canada, joined May 1999, 2104 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (14 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 825 times:

You mean to say...

I must ride in a 747!

Otherwise, you were announcing that you already had. You raised my hopes only to dash them. How could you do that to me? Bad grammar I can forgive, but cruelly playing with my emotions like that is unconscionable.  

P.S. Tower Air is not the cheapest ticket. It is the most expensive. It could cost you your life. There are many other airlines which are much more affordable.



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