Sponsor Message:
Aviation Trip Reports Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
What Is Your Most Enjoyable Flight?  
User currently offline9V-SVC From Singapore, joined Oct 2001, 1797 posts, RR: 10
Posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 2361 times:

My most enjoyable flight has to be my first ride on Boeing 777. Last year , I decide to fly to Jakarta because I always wanted to fly a Boeing 777 and besides the air ticket was cheap from Singapore . I was flying on AF256 (Singapore-Jakarta ) .The moment Istepped onto the plane , I was full of praised with the interior of Air France's B777 . The flight itself was very smooth and the power of the 2 GE90 engines impressed me greatly . Even through the service has a lot to be desired, i enjoyed my B777 ride .

Charles


Airliners is the wings of my life.
8 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineCathay Pacific From Australia, joined May 2000, 1864 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2300 times:

My most enjoyable flights got to be:

CX's J Class HKG-JNB-HKG (B744)(although the seat of my HKG-JNB flight would not recline but the f/a and senior purser as well as the flight manager kept apologising for the inconvenience...furthermore, after writing an e-mail to CX's customer relation telling them about the seat's problem, they gave me US$150 gift certificate!!!That was pretty nice huh!!!!  Smile ) ;and

SQ's Raffle Class SYD-SIN-HKG-SIN-SYD (B744 and B772).

Their service, food, entertainment...everything were perfect!!!! If their J class product has such high standard, I can't imagine what their F class would be like!!!!

 Smile/happy/getting dizzy Smile/happy/getting dizzy Smile/happy/getting dizzyCathay Pacific....Now You Are Really Flying Smile/happy/getting dizzy Smile/happy/getting dizzy Smile/happy/getting dizzy



cathay pacific, now you're really flying
User currently offlineChepos From Puerto Rico, joined Dec 2000, 6207 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2291 times:

I've had 2 very enjoyable flights- one with Delta on an L-1011, the flight was so smooth and so relaxing . Another very nice flight would have been on a TWA MD-80 between SJU-MCO (my first flight in first class). Both of these planes were just amazing, interior wise I must say the most comfortable must have been the AA 737-800 I just flew on this past Sat. the interiors are just amazing, that MRTC makes the plane look so spacious that you don't even feel you're on a narrow body.
Chepos



Fly the Flag!!!!
User currently offlineRyanair!!! From Australia, joined Mar 2002, 4749 posts, RR: 26
Reply 3, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2284 times:

Malaysia Airlines MH 134 Brisbane - Kuala Lumpur. I posted a trip report on it. I was the only passenger in Golden Club Class. Lunch and dinner was excellent for the 7.5hr flight. I had three flight attendants serving me. I had CDs on demand on the my PTV as well. Seats were very comfortable though not as sophisticated as SQ or CX. Simply wonderful. At the end of the flight, the in-flt supervisor came up and shook my hand, thanked me for flying with them.

Since I was the only one on the cabin, one particular FA spent a substantial amount of time chatting with me. I had a good time on that flight. Would love to do it again!

Looking forward to my J Class trip to BKK next week, with who else but Malaysia Airlines.  Laugh out loud

Regards
Ryan



Welcome to my starry one world alliance, a team in the sky!
User currently offlineCathay Pacific From Australia, joined May 2000, 1864 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2269 times:

anyone flown QF J class b4??? what is it like????


cathay pacific, now you're really flying
User currently offlineAirplanetire From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1809 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 2229 times:

ATL-ZRH; June 15, 2001; Swissair A330-200; economy class

First of all, flying gets me more excited than anything else just about, except trips to faraway places. This had both of those things. I was on the way to a trip in Greece and Turkey with my family.

I had never flown the A330 or Swissair, and had never set foot in Switzerland, so I was really excited at just the thought of knowing I would get to experience that all in the next 8 hours. As soon as I got into the seat, I was in heaven. I had never had a PTV before, which I did then, the seat was more comfortable than any other economy one I have ever been in, and I had a window seat. The service was absolutely amazing, even in economy, which was where I was. And of course, I was flying, which is enough to give me a GREAT day.


User currently offlineYXDfan From Canada, joined Dec 2000, 193 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 2257 times:

I've got 4 flights that would qualify in my "most enjoyable" category... in chronological order... you may note that all of my travels seems to be done on political business... such is true!:

February 2000 Vancouver (BC)-Calgary (AB)
CANADIAN AIRLINES DC-10-30ER Seat 34A

Click for large version
Click here for full size photo!

Photo © Gary Watt


I had just spent reading week (also known as spring break at American colleges) visiting my aunt on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia and was making a one-stop return to Edmonton where I was living at the time. It was a Friday night and I was going to stop in Calgary for the weekend for a PC Policy Conference with a couple of MPs and our leader Joe Clark. I was on an open points ticket so I could pretty much standby for whichever flight I wanted. I checked in at 6:15pm and asked what had room to Calgary that night. She said the 7:30pm run was half-empty so I said i'd take it. I checked my boarding pass and knew something was up when I saw Seat 34A on CP94. Most YVR-YYC flights were either 600 or 1300 series flight numbers and none of them had 34 rows! I arrived at the gate and found myself on a London-bound DC-10 that was stopping in Calgary... which apparently only happens on Friday nights... just my luck to be travelling on Friday night! The seat was naturally way more comfortable than the usual domestic coach seat and the back half of the plane was virtually empty. The flight attendants serving the back section were very attentive and provided the fantastic CP service that I so dearly miss now...  Sad The best part was that because this was considered an international flight, the booze was free!



May 2000 Edmonton (AB)-Toronto (ON)
AIR CANADA A320 Seat 1A

Click for large version
Click here for full size photo!

Photo © Matthew Lee


I was enroute to Quebec City for the Federal PC National General Meeting, where I was running for a position on the PC Youth executive. I had flown down from Fort McMurray 4 hours earlier and because I was heading east on the red-eye, it was the best connection I could get. I had my luggage checked only as far as Edmonton so I could head over to the condo where I was living during the school year to pick up some files to take to Quebec. I arrived at YEG about 1 hour before departure of the red-eye run to Toronto and I had to check my luggage again. When I initially checked in at Fort McMurray I was assigned 22B on my Edmonton-Toronto flight. I wasn't too thrilled with this because I needed some sleep on this flight and it wouldn't be happening in a middle seat. When I re-checked my luggage at Edmonton, I asked the agent if she had any windows or aisles left on the flight because I had some meetings to go into upon arrival at Quebec. She took a quick look at me and then her screen and said "You bet, i've got just one left and its all yours". I was naturally impressed. She handed me a boarding pass that said 1A... the first row of Executive Class! This was a surprise! She looked back at me and said "We've got a bunch of rowdy high schoolers on the flight tonight and its full... you look like you could use the break...". I thouroughly enjoyed the sleep I got in that seat... and was astonished when I awoke to see the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)! Probably the best AC experience i've ever had!



July 2001 Fort McMurray (AB)-Calgary (AB)
WESTJET B737-200 Seat 15A

Click for large version
Click here for full size photo!

Photo © Bo Kim


I was heading to Calgary for a connection to Saskatoon for a Saskatchewan Party (Political) Youth Conference. It was my first trip on WestJet from McMurray and I was thouroughly impressed with everything. There were towering culumlus clouds all over the sky so I was expecting a particularily rough trip. We left the gate precisely ontime at 3:50pm. As we were taxiing to the runway, the Captain came on to welcome us aboard. His last sentence was "We hope you enjoy today's service, if you do please tell your friends about us so we can fill some of those empty seats next to you". The afternoon flight is always the least busy, but I thought this was such a great way to promote their service. Anyway, we took off and made a prompt climb to 28000 feet... dodging every cloud around us... not a bump on the way up. Service came through was was quick and friendly as usual. The captain came on about 20 minutes in and said we might be encountering some rough air in about 5 minutes so if we needed to get up we should do it now... warning people about rough air, what a concept! Turns out, we didn't get any and he apologized for the error 10 minutes later when he told us we were commencing decent. We were on the ground 42 minutes after take off... it sure beat the usual 1h10m on the Dash 8! The leg to Calgary was also great with more storm dodging skill from our new Captain (crew change in Edmonton).



SEPTEMBER 2001 Toronto (ON)-Edmonton (AB)
AIR CANADA A320 Seat 17A

Click for large version
Click here for full size photo!

Photo © Henry Jr Godding


I was on my way back from Toronto at Federal PC National Council... my first flights since 9/11. The crew on the longer leg of my return trip were supurb. The aircraft we were on was in AC colours, but the interior was still entirely old CP with the Blue and Red seats which are waaaay more comfortable than AC's. Even though the plane was full, I wasn't uncomfortable at all. The captain came on and said he anticipated a few bumps for the first 45 minutes and then smooth sailing the rest of the way to Alberta. Well sure enough, at 45 minutes after takeoff we got the last of the light intermittent chop we'd been going through. Service was done by an entirely ex-CP crew and the meal was delicious. We landed in Edmonton early to a beautiful late summer evening. I was also impressed that before landing, AC was taking donations on behalf of the Red Cross for the victims of WTC and the Pentagon. Classy move.


User currently offlinePll-lot From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 112 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 2226 times:

My most enjoyable flight was on a nearly empty TAM F100 from GRU to NVT and on to POA. Even though each leg of the flight only lasted about 45 minutes, we were served food and chocolates, and pax were all very well attended to. Announcements were given in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and German. And at one point, a very beautiful (they were all gorgeous) FA came up to me and said with a huge smile, "I speak English, so I can help you." It was great. Another nice thing about the flight was the scenery. The flight took us south of São Paulo, over the forests that hug the Atlantic coastline, and the mountains, over the state of Paraná, then out over the Atlantic for a St-Maarten type landing over the beach at Navegantes. We turned around quickly, picked up a couple of passengers and headed for Porto Alegre. TAM has always been a great airline for me.



User currently offlineSabena 690 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2220 times:

Hey,

My most enjoyable flight was my first and last Sabena flight the 29th of March.

This was the goodbye flight of the last B747-329 of Sabena.
We flew one and a half hour above Belgium on low altitude and did several approaches on Ostend,...

Sabena, 1923-2001  Crying  Crying


Top Of Page
Forum Index

Reply To This Topic What Is Your Most Enjoyable Flight?
Username:
No username? Sign up now!
Password: 


Forgot Password? Be reminded.
Remember me on this computer (uses cookies)
  • Trip reports only! Other topics here
  • If criticizing an airline, express yourself in a dignified manner.
  • No adverts of any kind. This includes web pages.
  • No hostile language or criticizing of others.
  • Do not post copyright protected material.
  • Use relevant and describing topics.
  • Check if your post already been discussed.
  • Check your spelling!
  • DETAILED RULES
Add Images Add SmiliesPosting Help

Please check your spelling (press "Check Spelling" above)


Similar topics:More similar topics...
What Is Your Dream Departure And Destination posted Sat Aug 4 2001 11:37:03 by High_flyr69
What Was Your Worst Flight Ever posted Sun Mar 3 2002 22:45:04 by Thvgjp
OS561- Most Amazing Flight Ever! Alps Sightseeing! posted Sat Apr 22 2006 21:45:37 by Glidepath73
Th Most Awkward Flight Ever... posted Thu Feb 28 2002 21:47:53 by Ammunition
What Is It Like To Fly Transatlantic On USAirways? posted Wed Jul 11 2001 21:16:16 by ViperGJV
What Is Southwest Like? posted Wed Jul 11 2001 05:30:44 by JetSpotter
Your Best Ever Flight! posted Tue Jun 12 2001 16:42:23 by Airliners
From Experience,which Is The Most Delayed Airline? posted Sun Mar 25 2001 11:11:37 by US Air/TWA Fan
What Is Olympic Like? posted Wed Nov 29 2000 12:13:54 by SQA340
Emigrating To NZ- This Is What It Feels Like posted Fri Aug 5 2005 13:11:57 by Jafa39

Sponsor Message:
Printer friendly format