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LX LUG-ZRH-YUL (Y) And YUL-ZRH-LUG (C), Pics+vids  
User currently offlineManuCH From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 3007 posts, RR: 48
Posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 15041 times:
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Unfortunately, Airliners.net's "embed image" feature is broken, therefore I'm unable to post my trip report in here directly.

I posted it on my blog. You can read it here:

http://blog.siamo.li/2009/07/airline...et-trip-report-lx-lug-zrh-yul.html

I will post it in here as well as soon as embedding images works again.

Enjoy! Comments are appreciated 

[Edited 2009-07-11 09:27:35]


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User currently offlineLH4116 From Sweden, joined Aug 2007, 1709 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 14945 times:

Interesting report!

It looks like LX have done some changes to their Y class meals. However, they still seem to have stuck with thr dessert, that doesn't look much like a good one...

Your experiences seemed rather similar to what I had, but on another way of travel. Enjoy!

Trip Report: Train to Gothenburg, 1st Class (pics) (by LH4116 Jul 10 2009 in Non Aviation)

Thanks for posting!



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User currently offlineSemsem From Israel, joined Jul 2005, 1779 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 14911 times:

I see that LX are still serving plain lettuce as a starter. At least they give a cucumber and a tomato in C which is very generous of them.

User currently offlineManuCH From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 3007 posts, RR: 48
Reply 3, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 14903 times:
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Quoting LH4116 (Reply 1):
However, they still seem to have stuck with thr dessert, that doesn't look much like a good one...

You're right, the Y dessert was nothing to really talk about. The one in C was completely different, though (unfortunately it's not in the pics).



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User currently offlineStevAAn From Netherlands, joined Mar 2007, 41 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 14326 times:

What a nice scenery Lugano has, I never knew! But taking off and landing looks like fun to me Smile The landing in Zrh seemed to be pretty hard, or did it just looked like it was?


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User currently offlineAkhmad From Netherlands, joined Sep 2005, 2430 posts, RR: 53
Reply 5, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 13765 times:

Thank you for sharing this report!

I will be flying with LX myself in September. So it is nice to read another superb LX experience. I am getting in the mood.  Smile

Cheers,
Suryo



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User currently offlineBasefly From Denmark, joined Apr 2007, 196 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 13671 times:

Thanks for sharing..... Lugano looks really beautiful, i really must go there some time.

And you where very lucky with your seat in y!!



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User currently offlineStevaan From Netherlands, joined Mar 2007, 41 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 13628 times:



Quoting StevAAn (Reply 4):
But taking off and landing looks like fun to me

I meant; taking off and landing in Lugano looks like fun to me hehe  Smile



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User currently offlineManuCH From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 3007 posts, RR: 48
Reply 8, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 13566 times:
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Quoting Stevaan (Reply 7):
I meant; taking off and landing in Lugano looks like fun to me hehe

It definitely is! As a PPL myself flying out of Lugano I'm used to it, but it can be challenging to large corporate jets. There's even a dedicated qualification to take in order to be allowed to land IFR in Lugano: www.lugano-qualification.ch

Quoting StevAAn (Reply 4):
The landing in Zrh seemed to be pretty hard, or did it just looked like it was?

You're right - it was *very* hard. The pilot flying was a F/O in training and it looks to me like he "forgot" to flare. It's probably my first landing ever that I felt in my back for a few seconds afterwards ... but hey, they can use the plane again, so it wasn't too bad either  Wink



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User currently offlineDALelite From Switzerland, joined Jun 2000, 1770 posts, RR: 26
Reply 9, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 13155 times:

I didn't know that LX still has the old, old style biz class seats on the A-330.

cheers : DALelite



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User currently offlineManuCH From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 3007 posts, RR: 48
Reply 10, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 13139 times:
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Quoting DALelite (Reply 9):
I didn't know that LX still has the old, old style biz class seats on the A-330.

AFAIK only the new A330-300 has the new style biz class seats, and so far that's only on 1 daily ZRH-JFK flight. More to follow.



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User currently offlineHAF From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 17 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 13040 times:



Quoting ManuCH (Reply 10):
AFAIK only the new A330-300 has the new style biz class seats, and so far that's only on 1 daily ZRH-JFK flight. More to follow

I was on the ZRH-NBO-ZRH-YUL in Biz a few weeks ago. I was expecting the worst after reading the reviews of the business seat on this forum and I have to admit i was positively surprised to find them much more comfortable than i was expecting. A lot of legroom, nice pitch, and of course excellent cabin service. I was actually able to sleep on both ZRH-NBO and NBO-ZRH a good 5-6 hrs. We were on AC on the YYZ-ZRH and although the seating was better since they offer the lie flat biz product, the hospitality of the LX crew and cleanliness of the cabin were better on Swiss. Maybe those seats are old but Swiss makes is up with more professional crew, better meals, better amenities, cleaner aircrafts and overall better customer service compared to other business class products (UA, LH, AC) i have experienced over the atlantic.

-e


User currently offlineChootie From Germany, joined May 2007, 284 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 12953 times:

What a wonderful trip report!!!! And your pictures(including YUL) were GREAT!!!  bigthumbsup 

Will be flying LX in August, and am really looking forward to it!!

Thanks and keep up the GREAT work  praise 



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User currently offlineDALelite From Switzerland, joined Jun 2000, 1770 posts, RR: 26
Reply 13, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 12667 times:



Quoting ManuCH (Reply 10):
AFAIK only the new A330-300 has the new style biz class seats, and so far that's only on 1 daily ZRH-JFK flight. More to follow.



Quoting ManuCH (Reply 10):
AFAIK only the new A330-300 has the new style biz class seats, and so far that's only on 1 daily ZRH-JFK flight. More to follow.

i know, i was talking about the old blue biz and economy class seats, guess they are still form the former SR.
i expected the current brown seats.

cheers: DALelite



They loved to fly and it showed..
User currently offlineCityofAthens From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (4 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 12593 times:

Nice photos etc! Nice to read you enjoyed the experience and received professional attention from LX staff. This seems to be quite consistent, although I think its fair to say one would expect service on a Swiss airline to be good.  Wink

I was a bit surprised at the presentation of the snack in Business Class (the Happy Mix) ... seems a bit "cheap" especially when one considers this is Swiss Business Class; still that is the only bit I didn't like.

I was reading the UK edition of Business Traveller magazine and came across the advert for LX's new Business Class seat ... really great image of customer lying down reading a book, and characters and images related to the book appearing all over the cabin ... old maps on the cabin wall, old ships and mysterious sea creatures "floating" above the waves over the passenger's seat .... lovely idea, you should try to look it up.

Quoting Semsem (Reply 2):
I see that LX are still serving plain lettuce as a starter. At least they give a cucumber and a tomato in C which is very generous of them.

Dry humour at its best Big grin


User currently offlineManuCH From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 3007 posts, RR: 48
Reply 15, posted (4 years 8 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 11329 times:
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OK, posting pictures works again, so here's an embedded version of my trip report...


So it's that time of the year again - summer vacation, here we come! This year me and my bf decided to visit Montreal. And for the first time, we made the big step and upgraded ourselves to Business for the return flight. As it turned out, it was definitely worth it.

The entire trip consists of 4 legs, which I'll try to describe as accurately as possible for all you fellow A.netters...

Lugano-Zurich, Switzerland

Flight: LX 2905 (LUG-ZRH)
Airplane: Saab 2000
Operated by: Darwin Airline
Class: Y
Seat: 12F
ETD: 10:35
ETA: 11:25

We didn't even have to get up too early. Lugano is a nice little airport in southern Switzerland, and you can literally check-in until 30 minutes before departure. We did web-checkin, so we were able to show up at the airport at 10:00.

The entrance of Lugano Airport
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The Saab 2000 taking us to ZRH
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeI1ATRgI/AAAAAAAABuI/Hwp6IvETJbU/s800/montreal%202.jpg

View from my seat
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeLW_uvOI/AAAAAAAABus/FRZ7X5-2E5U/s800/montreal%203.jpg

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeLiGJ6ZI/AAAAAAAABuw/VniANL4aEG8/s800/montreal%204.jpg

Boarding began on time, about 15 minutes before departure, and we took off right at the scheduled time. The estimated flight time was 35 minutes, but it turned out we had to hold about 10 minutes overhead Zurich because of the usual congestion there is at that time. At the end, we still landed on time.

As usual, this was a short, uneventful but still very nice flight with Darwin Airline's Saab 2000 - actually my favorite airliner. Service consisted of 1 bottle of water and some Swiss chocolate.

Take-off video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9fwaWk_VXU
Landing video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L94s2OEGQY8

A look out of the window right after landing in ZRH
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeQUeWGvI/AAAAAAAABv0/fXyUSdDm3Vk/s800/montreal%205.jpg

Just got off the Saab 2000, bags already being unloaded
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeLJmR5SI/AAAAAAAABuo/zOwAH9EEwaQ/s800/montreal%207.jpg

Inside the bus taking us from the stand to the terminal
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeG-mc-ZI/AAAAAAAABto/1XDqloeFAUc/s800/montreal%206.jpg

We now had 1:25 hours to get to our next flight - plenty time in Zurich. We even had time to get something to eat.


Zurich-Montreal

Flight: LX 86 (ZRH-YUL)
Airplane: Airbus A330-200
Class: Y
Seat: 18G
ETD: 12:50
ETA: 15:00

After lunch, we took the SkyMetro to go to gates E.
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeJMiRK_I/AAAAAAAABuM/MXNCN5XM9UI/s800/montreal%208.jpg

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeIIFkNpI/AAAAAAAABt8/FT1_aymhj3Q/s800/montreal%209.jpg

Our gate, with already lots of people standing in line - boarding hadn't begun yet.
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When on board, I had a very nice surprise: I was one of the 2 people in the Economy section to have a lucky seat where I could actually stretch my legs to one side, because there were only 3 seats in front of our row of 4!

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeJmHWqFI/AAAAAAAABuQ/fcQi-7XRqTQ/s800/montreal%2011.jpg

Take-off was 10 minutes after the scheduled time. The flight was really quiet, no turbulence to speak of. The service was great, I would say above average for Economy. Smiling FAs, very efficient and quick.

We received a snack shortly after take-off (some pretzels and drinks - yes, the entire can, without asking!), then later some lunch. There were 2 choices, of which you can see the pictures below:

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeInvpe3I/AAAAAAAABuE/YX6H-ofiR-8/s800/montreal%2012.jpg

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeGHKN7eI/AAAAAAAABtg/rI1KaRRDoeY/s800/montreal%2013.jpg

Both were actually quite good. Yes, airline meals can get better with time  Smile

Landing was right on time. There was a 10 minute wait at immigration, and our bags were already there after that. The terminal we arrived at in YUL was a little shabby IMHO. Right outside, we took the tickets for the Aérobus taking us to our hotel.

Sorry, no videos for this flight, as we were seated in the center seats.

For those who care, you can look at the pics we took during the vacation itself in the following gallery:

http://picasaweb.google.com/ManuCH1176/Montreal2009

We took this as a very relaxing and easy vacation, really just doing some sightseeing around the city, and driving to Quebec City for 1 day. Montreal is a nice place, and I'd recommend it to everyone.


Montreal-Zurich

Flight: LX 87 (YUL-ZRH)
Airplane: Airbus A330-200
Class: C
Seat: 12A
ETD: 16:50
ETA: 06:15 (+1)

Fast forward 9 days, it was already time to leave again, vacation was over. Too bad... but a nice flight in Business class was waiting for us  Smile which cheered us up a bit.

We took the same Aérobus to get to the airport. Being used to North American standards, we showed up at the airport around 14:15 - 2:30 hours early. It turns out this was *way* too early, especially because we were flying in Business. There was no queue whatsoever, and even security looked empty. Check-in and security took about 10 minutes total, and we were there at 14:30 ready to board. Our airplane wasn't even there yet. Hah!

Luckily we had the right to access the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge, which we obviously did. Free drinks always sounds good  Wink

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeKGzzNoI/AAAAAAAABuY/v1_ftsFP8cY/s800/montreal%2015.jpg

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeM2J1RfI/AAAAAAAABvE/uG11J7fyXn4/s800/montreal%2016.jpg

I also took the time to play with my MacBook and iPhone 3GS: tethering actually works, and is quite fast, too!

At 15:00, right on time, our airplane from ZRH landed.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeNIt9jkI/AAAAAAAABvI/8olmgxA46RQ/s800/montreal%2014.jpg

Around 16:15 we went to the gate. Boarding started just when we arrived, we bypassed the queue (OK, I admit it, I really enjoyed that part, especially because I never did it before) and boarded immediately. We had all the time in the world to make ourselves comfortable in our seats.

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeNzgxqsI/AAAAAAAABvU/1j2uNVTrufM/s800/montreal%2017.jpg

Now that's what I call legroom!
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeHh92MXI/AAAAAAAABt0/GCC6OIM--dE/s800/montreal%2018.jpg

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeIQI_G4I/AAAAAAAABuA/60Av9cVjvVI/s800/montreal%2019.jpg

The view from my seat
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeFyHj-DI/AAAAAAAABtc/CsMhT0OFeFI/s800/montreal%2020.jpg

Take off was about 10 minutes late, but no problem, we had already received our welcome drink. Champagne, please...

And that's the part I prefer:
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeNq3NlXI/AAAAAAAABvQ/k1U55Td1FcE/s800/montreal%2021.jpg

After take-off, service started with an apéro. The same pretzels we had during the onward flight, but with some white wine and a nice white tablecloth on the table.

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeHGHziWI/AAAAAAAABtw/ZQduGWmYCYs/s800/montreal%2022.jpg

Later, we were given the menu, where we had a choice among 4 meals. I picked "Seared beef tenderloin in red wine sauce with potato and portobello mushroom purée, carrots and green beans". Delicious and with a very nice presentation!

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeONVWMRI/AAAAAAAABvY/F3qjJBmhdWk/s800/montreal%2023.jpg

Lights were turned off at 01:00 (Swiss time) and turned on again for breakfast at 04:30. Those who can sleep on airplanes could have slept for 3:30 hours straight. For some reason I'm unable to do so - probably I need a totally quiet environment to sleep - but I was still able to relax nicely while listening to some music.

Yes, the A330-200 still has the old Business class cabin, and therefore no lie-flat seats. But still, for us this was a huge difference and we found them really comfortable.

Then, breakfast was served - we were asked to fill out a form right after take-off with our breakfast preference, and I received what I wished. Unfortunately it was too dark to take a decent pic of the breakfast, but it was once again very nicely presented and very good.

And here's a quick shot I captured while approaching ZRH:

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeO_SqOWI/AAAAAAAABvk/HF5Tz8GPP-k/s800/montreal%2024.jpg

Take-off video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5siRvRwUyfc
Landing video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhcQbx8XtaY

Landing was 15 minutes early, at 06:00. We got off the plane, took the SkyMetro and headed for the Business lounge at gates A. We had to wait for 3 hours until we could board our flight to Lugano.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeKStwSBI/AAAAAAAABuc/CRW9PZsbvRE/s800/montreal%2025.jpg

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeOeDmsNI/AAAAAAAABvc/B6FXszLxpVA/s800/montreal%2026.jpg

We relaxed a little bit on the massaging chairs - it actually gets annoying after a couple of minutes, so I just turned it off and stayed there relaxing a bit and enjoying (...) jet lag. I hate travelling weast-to-east, and it really screws up my day. Luckily melatonine works wonders, and I only feel like not having slept an entire night (which is true) after having taken it.


Zurich-Lugano

Flight: LX 2902 (ZRH-LUG)
Airplane: Saab 2000
Operated by: Darwin Airline
Class: C
Seat: 1F
ETD: 09:25
ETA: 10:05

3 hours later, we finally headed to our gate for the flight to Lugano. Boarding started just as we arrived.

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeMrc0ASI/AAAAAAAABu8/7xVwIUCd4qA/s800/montreal%2027.jpg

The bus took us to the stand...
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeKlofmfI/AAAAAAAABug/vpqBteTYAl4/s800/montreal%2028.jpg

...and we boarded.
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeOkvdJcI/AAAAAAAABvg/GNn6HpCnGmk/s800/montreal%2029.jpg

A quick glimpse at the cockpit before take-off...


The Saab 2000 door
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeH3o64gI/AAAAAAAABt4/Sq5xTU9NpsU/s800/montreal%2031.jpg



We took off 10 minutes late, but the flight was supposed to take only 30 minutes. Really short, nice. We chatted a bit with the FA, as she was 2 meters from us on her jumpseat.

The view from my seat
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeP84MZ3I/AAAAAAAABvs/hjnDFhMk6S4/s800/montreal%2034.jpg

And out of the window
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldePtOvtXI/AAAAAAAABvo/H3lh2FSP4O4/s800/montreal%2032.jpg

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeLymfIlI/AAAAAAAABu0/xAquhSEVQo8/s800/montreal%2035.jpg

After 15 minutes, the captain announced we were starting our descent. Yes, these flights are really short.

I noticed that our descent wasn't really taking place as fast as it should. I fly on this route quite often, and we were still at about 15000 ft while only about 10 nm from the point where the approach starts - and the airplane is normally at 6000 ft there. I was right: the captain came on the PA to announce that an airplane had blown a tire on the runway in Lugano, and that we had to hold at PINIK until the runway was cleared.

After 10 minutes of holding, I dared, and I nicely asked the FA: "as we're holding and the pilots are probably not too busy, is there a chance to visit the flight deck?". She said that she doubted, but that she would still ask. And guess what - it was granted!  Smile Sorry, no pictures of that part. The captain was very nice and explained me some things about the Saab 2000, while the F/O checked the airplane flying the holding pattern over and over by itself. Both very nice guys, thanks again for this opportunity!

At a certain point the captain sent me back to my seat and said we were going to divert to Milan MXP because the runway was still closed and we had used up all our holding fuel. Not what I wanted to hear, but oh well. The plan was to land in MXP, refuel, then take-off again to LUG as soon as the runway would open again.

So, after holding for 45 minutes, we started our approach into MXP

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeGirWw8I/AAAAAAAABtk/tgZtsM4aKdo/s800/montreal%2036.jpg

After a while, the engines spooled up again, and the captain announced that LUG was now open again, therefore we wouldn't have to divert to MXP. Good news!

Here's a pic of Mount Bre near Lugano during our approach:

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_QwopX33P8IE/SldeMIAAh4I/AAAAAAAABu4/mXF56LgzjlA/s800/montreal%2037.jpg

Sorry, no videos of this flight, as we chatted with the FA all the time. She was really nice. Apparently there was a passenger who wanted to sue the pilot who blew the tire, and now we were 45 minutes late because of that. WTF?! He should be glad that our pilot decided to abort the approach into MXP, otherwise it would have gotten much, much later.


After a nice landing and 2 minutes waiting for our bags, we were on our way home.

All in all, these were 4 great flights, with great flight attendants and even a cockpit visit. What could I whish more than that?

I hope you've enjoyed reading my trip report. All feedback is welcome.



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User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8430 posts, RR: 55
Reply 16, posted (4 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 11185 times:
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Nice report & pictures, thanks for sharing.

Seems even the Y meals are pretty good.

The J seats are really showing their age on the 332 fleet, thank goodness they are on the way out, hope to try the LX 333 in J later this year.

Interesing you were allowed up front, thought that was a big no no!?

Quoting ManuCH (Thread starter):
Here's a pic of Mount Bre near Lugano during our approach:

- Great pic!

Regards

Mark



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User currently offlineManuCH From Switzerland, joined Jun 2005, 3007 posts, RR: 48
Reply 17, posted (4 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 11054 times:
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Quoting BA319-131 (Reply 16):
Interesing you were allowed up front, thought that was a big no no!?

Apparently, in some countries on some airlines it's really up to the captain's discretion. When the Saab 2000's were operated by Crossair before the Swissair collapse, they actually used to fly with the cockpit door open (not unlocked - really "open"!).

I have also asked on the A332, but the request was denied (with a silly answer as well: "the captain said that he also wanted to have a look at the cockpit when he was a private pilot, but he was always denied as well, so that's just the way it is").

[Edited 2009-08-01 08:37:43]


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User currently offlineLX64A332 From Switzerland, joined Aug 2007, 273 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (2 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 5652 times:

Nice TR!
I am flying the same route (YUL-ZRH-LUG) next month in C, I was wondering what was the business class service like on ZRH-LUG?

Cheers...



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User currently offlineLXM83 From Switzerland, joined May 2005, 607 posts, RR: 5
Reply 19, posted (2 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 5261 times:

Hello ManuCH

Great report! I especially liked the LUG-ZRH-LUG part, reminded me of the good old times when I flew in and out of LUG many times when the old LX still had a presence there.

I'll really need to fly on a Saab 2000 soon again, preferably to LUG!

Best regards,
LXM83


User currently offlineGVAJFKflyer From Switzerland, joined Aug 2009, 100 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (2 years 4 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 4605 times:

Very nice trip report. Funny I missed it for more than two years !

I must say I loved the picture of Monte Brè. Truly spectacular.

Also Montreal is very nice. Last time I went (with Swissair) was 1997. At the time, they were flying the MD-11 there. And my outbound flight was operated to Mirabel (YMX). However, ten days later, for my flight back to Switzerland, they had switched to Dorval (Trudeau - YUL). It was fun to experience the two airports.

Anyway, after reading your report, I now want to go back to Montreal ... and to Lugano (too long I haven't been as well).

Best,

GVAJFKflyer


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