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Mexicana's A318 MEX-DFW-MEX ( Tons Of Pics!)  
User currently offlineKLM685 From Mexico, joined May 2005, 1577 posts, RR: 19
Posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 9744 times:

Good day A.netters!

The time for another trip arrived and so has the time for another trip report! The first of this 2008. And you're right! It's going to be long and full of pictures. In this ocassion my Irish Dancing school had chosen to participate in it's first feis/competition which was hosted by another dancing school in Dallas ( more specifically Irving, Tx).

Due to the fact that three months before I went to Atlanta to another competition I wasn't 100% sure about going to Dallas as probably there are more promising competitons to assist. One day one of my friends told me she bought the ticket at 270 USD roundtrip and told me to buy mine ASAP. When I arrived home I did a little talk with my parents about the trip and decided to look for that fare. To our surprise the ticket dramatically dropped to 170 USD taxes included ( !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) roundtrip. Which is way cheaper than taking LCC Volaris to CUN.

The fare was too good to be true and it created a sense of "buying it only cuz it's cheap" feeling in the house. After buying it I proceded to select my seats for the flights only to find a VERY nice surprise. My excitement couldn't have been bigger. Going to Dallas was not important anymore when I found out I was FINALLY going to fly the A318. A plane not that interesting to most but certainly the size of it was what called most my attention. I was finally going to fly on the A320 family's toy...

MEX-DFW
Mexicana de Aviacion
Flight: MX842
Depart: 8:55 /9:12 (Scheduled/Actual)
Arrive: 11:30 / 11:32 (Scheduled/Actual)
Duration: 2h 20min
Equipment: Airbus A318
Reg: XA-UBZ
Cabin: Economy/Turista
Seats: 16F
Seat pitch: Standard
Load: 100%
Gate: 32
Departure Runway: 5L
Arrival Runway: 18R



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My dad came to my room to wake me up before 5 in the morning. Fortunately I took a shower 4 hours before so I had more time to dress and get ready ( at 5 in the morning I work in complete slow motion, I even think music goes to fast in those hours lol). At 5:35 I was on my way to the airport, traffic was non-existent and we arrived at the airport at almost 6. Considering I live in the south part of the city this was pretty fast.

Arrived at Hall F2 where Mexicana and Star Alliance check-in counters are. Mexicana's counters were full because of the departing flights to San Francisco, Miami, LAX and DFW that were checking in. Our DFW flight line was short by then, only families going with us to the competition where in line ( it ended up being that we almost had half the A318 booked). Say hi to most friends, or at least tried to say hi as I was still too asleep to get into a conversation with anyone.

15 minutes later I checked in, the check in agent was one of the nicest I've encountered so far. She figured out I was devastated and tried to make lots of jokes so I could wake up an not to put myself on the bag scale. After a very succesful check in I had to wait ( an hour) for one of my companions to check in as she was waiting for a small girl that was travelling alone. Before starting to stand there in a letargic stage, I went downstairs to see which money exchange kiosk offered me the best bet. Changed some money, bought some cigarettes and went upstairs to wait for some minutes. Later on we went to the fast food court to take breakfast and smoke before going inside the departure area.

The flight was supposed to start boarding at 8:20 ish so no time for duty free ( Not like I really wanted to buy something but I find it entretaining to always go inside and see). The gate was STILL not announced...or so we thought. Finding the gate became a mix between a treasure hunt and the amazing race until someone was very smart to call someone else and know the gate number.

Sorry for the bad quality of some of the pictures. Walking towards Gate 32



Arriving to some of the 30's



Our deepest nightmares were fulfilled and had to walk all the way to the very end of MEX T1 up to Gate 32. Not long after we arrived boarding started.

Entering the aircraft i was FASCINATED with how short it looked from the inside. Amazing...

Minutes after finding my seat.



Getting ready



Finally us the cattle class settled, business class finished up their welcome champaign and the door was closed followed by pushback.

"Full" view of gates 32 & 33 and of our "Futuristic/minimalistic/European" terminal design. ( I know that doesn't make sense but so does the look of the terminal :S)


This in particular called my attention as on the outside it looks kind of empty due to AM being on T2 now.


FA doing their jobs.


JR!


I finally got to see the airtrain!


Just when "full chancla" or full thrust was applied, another A318 came to perform by our side.


Just like an airplane ballet they arrive and we depart




I love the buzz from the engines taking off.


Time to leave Mexico City...



We reached enough altitude before the seat belt sign was turned off and we were allowed by this irresistible voice to use our electronic devices.

In this flight I was seated next to two ten years old girls who were going with us to the feis but whose parents were seated rows infront. So I was basically taking care of whatever they might need. Not long happened until headphones were given and one of them didn't work at all unless you hold it at a certain angle, etc... The girl was definately not happy so I only had two options:

1) fix her headphone entrance
2) gave them mine

I was too entretained and laughing tons with the comedy shows that were shown on the screens ahead. Palazuelos sketch was too funny. So I figured out I wanted to keep looking at the IFE so I found this solution

I took the plastic of the headphones and wrapped it so the headphone thing would stay still and she could here SOMETHING. Of course it worked for 5 minutes as she had to be still.



awwwww almost nostalgic


We were definately intrigued with the modern art show on display...



In-Flight



Drink and Breakfast service started after 40 minutes into flight. The options were scrambled eggs or enchiladas. Although I had no intention on eating the enchiladas, when the service came to us only eggs were the only option. Whatever...

Karla serving breakfast


Esther giving drinks


Although I have no pictures of her, Connie is my favorite MX FA now. She's awesome!

My eggs, which were actually good


After an hour or so we were already over the US. I had no headphones to watch the IFE now, and besides that they sang "Girls just want to have fun" for the rest of the flight. In my desperation I took ouy my ipod to hear some music only to find it USELESS due to an internal error ( ipod shuffle do that once in a while).

After reading the inflight magazine, sleeping and looking out the window, all in 5 minutes of course, I decided to take out my camera and try shots.

Any ideas of what this is?


Starting our descent


Where is this airport?



Finally we were on our path to land into DFW from the north. That gave me an excellent view of the airport.


cool! DFW is HUUUGE




After an 180° degree turn we were over Grapvine lake?




After 3 minutes of experiencing a roller coaster on finals...

LANDED!


The approach was fascinating, we experienced some huge bumps which had half of the plane staring at the sickness bags. The girls on my side were pretty scared, although I'm not sure if it was because of the aircraft shaking or because of me throwing my arms in the air ( like i just don't care) in a thrill ride way.

We vacated the runway just infront of Terminal D and infront of the Cargo area. Isn't this magical?




AA767


A nice gate neighbour Big grin


Different sizes in less than 100 m



Terminal D @ DFW is fantastic. It is spacious enough for it not to feel crowded, clean and of course fast! Arriving to immigration was a breeze.


The immigration officer was very nice, although he asked lots of senseless questions. In 5 minutes I was out of there and straight to the baggage claim which has some cool airplane scale models in each baggage belt. We called our hotel shuttle to pick us and 20 minutes later we were on our way to our Ultra deluxe Quality Inn Hotel (...)



Oh yeah



On that day only half of the people going arrived. Unfortunately I was left alone with hungry shopping girls and a firend's boyfriend who was going to buy everything his bride wanted to buy before their wedding. I felt alone and scared...

10 minutes later we were at Grapevine Mills going from store to store as if there was no tomorrow. I was seriously considering going into the movies and stay there all afternoon but I had to give it a try.

SIX HOURS Later


Went back to the hotel, eat pizza and went straight to sleep. Or so I tried cuz for a moment I thought I was sleeping in a freezer. Next day IHOP and Target were the plans for the day as I was not allowed to go to Six Flags...It was not open anyway.

Of course


Later that night we registered for the feis at the Sheraton Grand Hotel @ DFW.




View of DFW from the Sheraton. Fedex Apron


Feis day


Random award


Me before competition with my top student




When it ended we went to dinner with me at the edge of collapsing with a dramatic pose going on.


Afterwards everyone went to their rooms to pack and later on drink some beers while watching Cruel Intentions



DFW-MEX
Mexicana de Aviacion
Flight: MX845
Depart: 15:25 /15:30 (Scheduled/Actual)
Arrive: 18:10 / 17:58 (Scheduled/Actual)
Duration: 2h 28min
Equipment: Airbus A318
Reg: XA-UBQ
Cabin: Economy/Turista
Seats: 9D
Seat pitch: Emergency exit row
Load: 98%
Gate: D11
Departure Runway: 18L
Arrival Runway: 5R



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Being devastated we arrived at the airport around 1:30 to find only one check-in counter open although the agent was doing a great job as the queue was moving very fast. Security was a breeze and it left us plenty of time to go around some of the stores that are inside Terminal D. We ate a chopped beef sandwich and then headed to the Gate which was a few feet away. After buying a Traveler National Geographic and doing some plane spotting I was ready to board on my second A318 adventure.

Getting into DFW terminal area with our Bangladesh driver aka Rocky which had us laughing for days!




Hmmm KLM huh?


Some AA planes


Century Airlines 727?


I was actually taking a picture of the airlines sign but I wasn't going to take his ilussion away.


Welcome!


Terminal D


Departure Area


Gate Area


Our plane back home next to Lufty's flight to Germany


Very short isn't it?


I love airline meals and eat almost everything they would give me, but this was a kick in the butt. The pasta was hard, the ham was terrible and the it looked radioactivly yellow


I slept for a while and then went back to talk to the FA and show them airplane pictures which I gave them some as a gift. They in exchange gave me a bunch ( like 15?) bags of peanuts lol. We landed in a Mexico City after a very roller coaster approach again. Headed to gate 35 and went to immigration and baggage reclaim.




Overall it was a pleasure flying with Mexicana. I find FA to be "nicer" than AM although I like AM alot as well. Mexicana offers nothing special in their flights but they don't lack the basics. In regarding going to the US, i'm indistinct into flying MX or AM.

Thanks for having the patience of reading this trip report and hopefully a MIA/FLL one will come in the future.

Cheers!

Alonso


KLM- The Best Airline in the World!
25 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently offlineXAAPB From Mexico, joined Jan 2005, 435 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 9674 times:

Doctor, as always a pleasure reading your trip report! Great pictures
Greetings from Vero Beach!



Jorge Meneses
User currently offlineOsprey88 From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 330 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 9404 times:

Loved reading your trip report, especially since you flew on a unique aircraft like the A318, thanks for sharing!

One quick thing though, this would be a Champion Air ( http://www.championair.com/index.asp ) 727-200, one of the last readily flyable commerical 727s out their today. That bird you pictured down their was probably headed down Mexico way just like you.


[Edited 2008-03-09 21:21:01]

[Edited 2008-03-09 21:23:15]


"Reading departure signs in some big airports reminds me of the places I've been"
User currently offlineAAden From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 835 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 9284 times:

I really liked the pictures.

aaden


User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 33
Reply 4, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 8894 times:



Quoting KLM685 (Thread starter):
Any ideas of what this is?

Randolph Air Force Base on the east side of San Antonio, TX.

Quoting KLM685 (Thread starter):
Where is this airport?

Fort Worth Spinks Airport...general aviation airport south of Fort Worth, TX

Quoting KLM685 (Thread starter):
After an 180° degree turn we were over Grapvine lake?

...you got it...

Good report, and nice pictures.....thanks for sharing.

Tom at MSY



"The criminal ineptitude makes you furious"-Bruce Springsteen, after seeing firsthand the damage from Hurricane Katrina
User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8506 posts, RR: 55
Reply 5, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 8754 times:
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Nice report and pix, thanks.

Pretty neat to get a 318 flight and 2 diffrerent birds for that matter, they are still pretty rare in volume terms.

The breakfast meal looked ok, thought that pasta does look a bit nasty.

Look forward to more reports in the future, they make good reading.

Regards

Mark



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User currently offlineOmoo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 8700 times:

great trip report, nice ladies too.... ! Big grin

User currently offlineJetsGo From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 3080 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 8597 times:

Nice report! If I ever make it out to CUN, I'll be sure to give MX a try.

Quoting Tom in NO (Reply 4):
Good report, and nice pictures.....thanks for sharing.

Tom or B747forever??



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User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 33
Reply 8, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 8585 times:



Quoting JetsGo (Reply 7):
Tom or B747forever??

My name is Tom, but some people just call me.....Tom  wink 

Tom at MSY (having maintained the same username since 1999)



"The criminal ineptitude makes you furious"-Bruce Springsteen, after seeing firsthand the damage from Hurricane Katrina
User currently offlineLonghornmaniac From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 3278 posts, RR: 45
Reply 9, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 8524 times:



Quoting Tom in NO (Reply 8):

Tom at MSY (having maintained the same username since 1999)

And not on the crackberry!  Smile

Great report! Enjoyed it a lot!

Cheers,
Cameron


User currently offlineBFS From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 738 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 8470 times:

Great report - can't believe I missed you! I passed through the exact same doors into the terminal on your return journey just a short while after! AND I was watching Cruel Intentions at the same time in my Dallas hotel room. How funny!

User currently offlineEdelag From Mexico, joined Dec 2005, 331 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 8450 times:

Nice TR, I always enjoy traveling to or through DFW. Terminal D is a great terminal.


It's not just the destination, it's the journey.
User currently offlineLX64A332 From Switzerland, joined Aug 2007, 273 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 8336 times:

Noce TR!
I've always wanted to try MX to CUN, however AA was always 200$ cheaper  Sad
MX has got to be one of the last airlines serving complete hot meals on flights this length in North America.



SWISS remains Swiss. With Lufthansa. :D
User currently offlineKPWM From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2288 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 8335 times:

Awesome report! I really like all the pictures, especially the overview of DFW. That food looked pretty good.

Regards,
KPWM



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User currently offlineDFW13L From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 8181 times:

Thanks for making my airport look so good! Loved all the pictures. Even Grapevine Mills and then your great view of the FedEx ramp and my runway DFW13L. In fact, in your picutre of the FedEx ramp, I usually park my car in that parking lot that was partially obstructing the view. They run shuttles to that parking lot and to your Sheraton. Thanks for the pic of DFW Immigration. I'm always afraid to take pictures there, though I guess it's not a big deal. It's such a nice place to go through customs and immigration.

The food on Mexicana looked good, by the way. I need to fly them sometime.

Quoting KLM685 (Thread starter):
Hmmm KLM huh?

Yes! KLM starts a daily A330 DFW AMS at the end of March!

Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 5):
Pretty neat to get a 318 flight and 2 diffrerent birds for that matter, they are still pretty rare in volume terms.

I'm an active spotter at DFW, and I've never seen XA-UBQ. I've seen most of the others but not that one! So your point is right!


User currently offlineKLM685 From Mexico, joined May 2005, 1577 posts, RR: 19
Reply 15, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 8118 times:



Quoting Tom in NO (Reply 4):
Randolph Air Force Base on the east side of San Antonio, TX.



Quoting Tom in NO (Reply 4):
Fort Worth Spinks Airport...general aviation airport south of Fort Worth, TX

Thanks for that! About the Randolph Air Force Base it looked pretty weird as doesn't like like a conventional airport layout or maybe I was expecting something like Fort Worth Spinks Airport. I knew here I can find the answers to my questions so thanks for that!

Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 5):
Pretty neat to get a 318 flight and 2 diffrerent birds for that matter, they are still pretty rare in volume terms.

The breakfast meal looked ok, thought that pasta does look a bit nasty

Exactly! I was pretty excited about flying the smallest member of the A320 family. Before boarding I was explaining my friends about how small it looks and how difficult is to get on one on a frequent basis. At first they didn't see how short it really is until we were finally boarding. They were surprised about the length of the Economy section as you're in runway 16 and you're ALMOST at the very back of the plane.

Quoting BFS (Reply 10):
Great report - can't believe I missed you! I passed through the exact same doors into the terminal on your return journey just a short while after! AND I was watching Cruel Intentions at the same time in my Dallas hotel room. How funny!

I know Patrick! We've been having this coincidences twice now! First in ATL, now DFW! Incredible! We were now FEET away from each other. Or gate to gate to make it most precise. Cruel Intentions was good although we were all very tired and drinking lots of beers. Next time you'll join!

Quoting Edelag (Reply 11):
Terminal D is a great terminal.

AND Irtysh-Avia (Kazakhstan)">IT IS a great terminal. No preference between DL or AA but I think transiting and going through DFW as a passenger is WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY much easier and better than going through ATL. You go through 1134234 security checkpoints, train, etc... in Atlanta and they wait for your bags at the Delta Terminal pshewwww. DFW is way quieter, more spacious and friendlier with pax. At least Terminal D. Not too much to do inside really, but it gives you a sense of being in a huge mall.

Quoting LX64A332 (Reply 12):
MX has got to be one of the last airlines serving complete hot meals on flights this length in North America.



MX and AM still serve hot meals although AM serves a more lighter choice. MX even serves food going to SAT. It's always a nice deal to get some sort of meal in a flight. Makes the service get extra points.

Quoting KPWM (Reply 13):
especially the overview of DFW. That food looked pretty good.

Thanks for that! I loved the picture of DFW and was jumping like a little kid when the airport appeared in the window!

The food was good, specially the breakfast. The pasta was really nasty actually.

Quoting DFW13L (Reply 14):
Thanks for making my airport look so good! Loved all the pictures. Even Grapevine Mills and then your great view of the FedEx ramp and my runway DFW13L. In fact, in your picutre of the FedEx ramp, I usually park my car in that parking lot that was partially obstructing the view. They run shuttles to that parking lot and to your Sheraton. Thanks for the pic of DFW Immigration. I'm always afraid to take pictures there, though I guess it's not a big deal. It's such a nice place to go through customs and immigration.

I saw which parking lot you're taking about. The views from planes landing in that your runway are amazing. I was planning on taking an hour to spot some of the approaching planes but my schedule was too tight. Also the weather wasn't nice at all, cloudy and rainy sometimes. So no chance for spotting.

The picture of DFW immigration was easy. I had the camera hanging in my shoulder. I pressed my camera to my stomach and took the picture, only to avoid me looking through the lense how a ton of officers approaching me. You're not always sure about how they could react.

Quoting DFW13L (Reply 14):
I'm an active spotter at DFW, and I've never seen XA-UBQ. I've seen most of the others but not that one! So your point is right!

Bad luck I suppose! When i'm next in DFW let's see if we could organize a spotting session!


Thanks all for your comments, they're greatly appreciated.

Cheers



KLM- The Best Airline in the World!
User currently offlineUK_Dispatcher From United Arab Emirates, joined Dec 2001, 2592 posts, RR: 30
Reply 16, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 8036 times:

Nice report and great to get on those two A318s. I had no idea MX had the A318 until I saw one at JFK a couple of years ago. Thanks for posting your report.

User currently offlineDALCE From Netherlands, joined Feb 2007, 1677 posts, RR: 7
Reply 17, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 7814 times:

Lucky you to get 2 different 318's, a typs still missing in my log.
You really gave a nice overview of the service and flightpaths taken!
Great pics aswell!

Quoting JetsGo (Reply 7):
Quoting Tom in NO (Reply 4):
Good report, and nice pictures.....thanks for sharing.

Tom or B747forever??

 Big grin Big grin Big grin

Cheers,
Joost ( D-ALCE )



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User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 33
Reply 18, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 7779 times:



Quoting DALCE (Reply 17):
Quoting JetsGo (Reply 7):
Quoting Tom in NO (Reply 4):
Good report, and nice pictures.....thanks for sharing.

Tom or B747forever??


Guess I must have missed how I could be confused with B747forever.....somebody'll have to explain it to me.

Quoting KLM685 (Reply 15):
About the Randolph Air Force Base it looked pretty weird as doesn't like like a conventional airport layout

.....the military community supprting Randolph is located between the two runways, hence the odd layout.

Tom at MSY



"The criminal ineptitude makes you furious"-Bruce Springsteen, after seeing firsthand the damage from Hurricane Katrina
User currently offlineDALCE From Netherlands, joined Feb 2007, 1677 posts, RR: 7
Reply 19, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 7722 times:



Quoting Tom in NO (Reply 18):
Guess I must have missed how I could be confused with B747forever.....somebody'll have to explain it to me.

Every trip report he reacts on he states with the same words : great pics, thanks for sharing. You reply just looked very similar, so we joked at it a bit Big grin



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User currently offlineKlm685 From Mexico, joined May 2005, 1577 posts, RR: 19
Reply 20, posted (6 years 4 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 7700 times:



Quoting Tom in NO (Reply 18):
.....the military community supprting Randolph is located between the two runways, hence the odd layout

Just searched for it in Google and looks like a whole town is inside those runways. Must be pretty cool to live there.

"Hey son, could you please go to you-re uncle's house beside the runway?"

Quoting DALCE (Reply 19):
Every trip report he reacts on he states with the same words : great pics, thanks for sharing. You reply just looked very similar, so we joked at it a bit

LOL that's about right. Although it has gone beyond B747forever!

Quoting DALCE (Reply 17):
Lucky you to get 2 different 318's, a typs still missing in my log.
You really gave a nice overview of the service and flightpaths taken!
Great pics aswell!

Thanks for that! Its a cool plane to fly with. It has a sort of cozy feeling. I would definately like to have one on my own lol.

Quoting UK_Dispatcher (Reply 16):
I had no idea MX had the A318 until I saw one at JFK a couple of years ago. Thanks for posting your report.

I think they were the first airline in the continent to have one. Later LAN followed.


Cheers!



KLM- The Best Airline in the World!
User currently offlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17053 posts, RR: 10
Reply 21, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 7385 times:



Quoting Tom in NO (Reply 8):
Quoting JetsGo (Reply 7):
Tom or B747forever??

My name is Tom, but some people just call me.....Tom

Tom at MSY (having maintained the same username since 1999)

He thought you were pulling my leg!!

Nice TR

The pics are brilliant.

How many seats does MX have in their A318s??


Thank you for sharing

B747froever



Work Hard, Fly Right
User currently offlineKLM685 From Mexico, joined May 2005, 1577 posts, RR: 19
Reply 22, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 7142 times:



Quoting B747forever (Reply 21):
He thought you were pulling my leg!!

Nice TR

The pics are brilliant.

How many seats does MX have in their A318s??


Thank you for sharing

You're welcomed! I'm thrilled about how TOM in NO got confused with the local jokes here  Wink

About MX A318's it has
12 J
88Y

IF i'm not mistaken. The only number i'm not sure of is the 88 in Y.

Thanks for your comments

Cheers



KLM- The Best Airline in the World!
User currently offlineUSAirALB From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 3038 posts, RR: 2
Reply 23, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 7097 times:

How come the FA's did a manual demo? I have seen the Mexicana safety video on the 319.


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User currently offlineKLM685 From Mexico, joined May 2005, 1577 posts, RR: 19
Reply 24, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 6973 times:



Quoting USAirALB (Reply 23):
How come the FA's did a manual demo? I have seen the Mexicana safety video on the 319.

Small correction: A318

On the Outbound flight no safety video for us. But it was done on the inbound flight. So I guess it's different aircrafts with or without safey videos.



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User currently offlineMexicana757 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3031 posts, RR: 29
Reply 25, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 6842 times:

Alonso

Thanks for writing up the trip report and sharing your experience. Another good TR from you and pictures.  bigthumbsup 

Nice airfare find on MX!! Lately I have been seeing good sales w/ them from ORD.


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