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New York-London On Kuwait Airways A343 (pics+vids)  
User currently offlineMEL From Canada, joined Oct 1999, 1098 posts, RR: 13
Posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 26618 times:

Check it out here:







This is part 2 of a previous trip report:
Winnipeg-London Air Canada 77W In J+Y (pics+vids) (by MEL Jun 11 2007 in Trip Reports)


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User currently offlineNorthStarDC4M From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2990 posts, RR: 37
Reply 1, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 26567 times:
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Great report... but silly question... did you change seats on the 175? Because row 13 is the 2nd or 3rd row of economy, and is ahead of the wing? Your film view looks alot like what i had from 21F?


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User currently offlineMEL From Canada, joined Oct 1999, 1098 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 26507 times:

Yup, I changed seats on a few flights. On the B762 from Winnipeg to Toronto I moved from 3A to 4A. And the EMB175 flight, I did move to somewhere behind the wing.


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User currently offlineTUNisia From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1844 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 26334 times:

I really liked the format of your trip report! It made for a great read and I loved the pics/vids.

Also, what was up with the oxygen mask on the Kuwait flight to LHR? Did that happen after takeoff or something?

Thanks!

TUNisia



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User currently offlineSemsem From Israel, joined Jul 2005, 1779 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 25827 times:

On my last trip to New York we waited 1 1/2 hours to take off from JFK and did not make up the time. The time before 2 hours. I am surprised that in the summer they are so empty. Do they give you a choice for dinner? And what do they give for breakfast?
I read that they were losing a lot of money rather like Gulf Air is. My cousin flew with them from London to JFK once because they offer lower fares than the others. You write great reports. Very interesting. Am I also correct that most of the crew are not from the Mid East?


User currently offlineChristao17 From Thailand, joined Apr 2005, 938 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 25762 times:

As always, a very nice report. You take the best pictures.

It would seem that Virgin's idea of towing their planes out to the runway would be agood one for everyone at JFK to use. Such a waste of fuel to have even one engine running for an hour.



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User currently offlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17051 posts, RR: 10
Reply 6, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 25737 times:

Excellent TR with good pics/videos.

The flight was very empty (JFK-LHR). Is this usual. And does the majority if the passenger going on to Kuwait from LHR.


The BA aircraft G-BNLN that you filmed was I traveling on in December the 18th 2006 to LAX as BA 0269.

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User currently offlineManchesterMAN From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 1217 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 25654 times:

Nice trip report. I've often wondered about taking Kuwait Airways from LHR-JFK as they often have pretty cheap fares. Its a bit of a shame they are not in a major alliance as I'd like to fly them but can't justify taking such a long flight and earning no miles, not even if they are £100 cheaper. Maybe one day this will change.


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User currently offlineSandroZRH From Switzerland, joined Feb 2007, 3427 posts, RR: 50
Reply 8, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 25606 times:

Very nice report with great pics, thanks for sharing!

Quoting ManchesterMAN (Reply 7):
Its a bit of a shame they are not in a major alliance

That's probably why a lot of people don't fly them despite the good fares, but as you said, that might change one day.


User currently offlineBuck3y3nut From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 879 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 25357 times:

As usual, great report with excellent pictures. This time a lot of videos too. How did you manage to get the sound from the ATC?? It's almost as if you are listening to UA's Channel 9  Smile Love that Big grin

User currently offlineSR 103 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1739 posts, RR: 39
Reply 10, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 25300 times:

Excellent trip report. Those are some great pictures you took at JFK, really nice. I flew Kuwait Airways a while back, never really found them to be anything special as you said. I mostly ended up using a European carrier for all my travels to and from Kuwait.

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User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8493 posts, RR: 55
Reply 11, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 25071 times:
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Excellent report and photo's as usual, many thanks.

We don't see many KU TR's so it is good to read one.

Whilst not keen on their cabin colours, the meal service seems of a reasonable size.

The photo's you took at LGA, were they airside?

The monorail thing at JFK looks pretty neat for spotting though I'm not sure I fancy a day going round and around.......

Regards

Mark



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User currently offlineGr8Circle From Canada, joined Dec 2005, 3094 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 24130 times:

Picture quality was great!!

User currently offlineAg92 From India, joined exactly 8 years ago today! , 1317 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 23929 times:

Great report but why where there oxygen masks hanging in one of the pictures

User currently offlineArsenal@LHR From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 7792 posts, RR: 20
Reply 14, posted (6 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 23792 times:
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A super trip report, the videos from JFK and the spotting ones from Hatton Cross were very enjoyable. KU is one of those "middle tier" airlines, neither great nor bad, they do offer competive fares on LHR-JFK. Was suprised to see a light load, when i flew them on LHR-JFK-LHR a few years back (July/August) the load factor was close to 100%. Their A340's look a bit dated though their 777's interiors looked much nicer when i flew them.


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