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Fifth Freedom, South American Style! LA SYD-AKL  
User currently offlineaflyingkiwi From New Zealand, joined Nov 2010, 514 posts, RR: 3
Posted (2 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 10820 times:

Fifth Freedom, South American Style! LA SYD-AKL

Background
For the return leg from Sydney to Auckland, I wanted to try a fifth freedom carrier preferably from South America. Both Aerolineas Argentinas & LAN Airlines fly this jaunt across the Tasman (though AR are ending their flights to AKL in June, opting to fly direct to SYD). Between those 2 I was more interested in flying LA, who along with the recently merged TAM are now the biggest airline in South America. Fares weren’t too bad ($250 NZD) so I quickly pulled the trigger.

Booking on LA’s clean website was hassle-free & after booking you have the ability to manage your booking , check-in online & select your seat. However the last option is unavailable to anyone who books a cheap fare...


Previous Reports in this Series:
A Battle In The Skies Of Oz, DJ Vs QF, SYD-MEL-SYD (by aflyingkiwi Apr 25 2012 in Trip Reports)
Sydney Bound On The Big Bird! EK A380 AKL-SYD (by aflyingkiwi Feb 12 2012 in Trip Reports)

Sydney
Before we get to the actual flight I’d look to show you a few pics of Sydney. I spent 5 very enjoyable days there & it really is a one-of-a-kind city!

The Sydney Opera House from the walkway on the Harbour Bridge
http://i.imgur.com/F2qrG.jpg

Sydney’s CBD
http://i.imgur.com/EnEJ0.jpg

A quintessential shot
http://i.imgur.com/g8tK7.jpg

Two famous Sydney icons, The harbour bridge & Sydney ferries
http://i.imgur.com/WN7OZ.jpg

The Operahouse
http://i.imgur.com/9nkEP.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ks7g3.jpg

There is a boat race known as the ‘Ferrython’ which occurs every Australia Day (26 Jan). Interesting to see China Southern sporting a ship.
http://i.imgur.com/pS6Xo.jpg

Very patriotic
http://i.imgur.com/EVKUF.jpg

Sydney may be a teeming metropolis but there are a still a few quiet spots
http://i.imgur.com/eV6Iy.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ErCu8.jpg
Every Australia Day they have a fireworks display which I was able to attend
http://i.imgur.com/ve6Vu.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/cFhlB.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/gHGHI.jpg

Another bit of natural beauty, this is ‘The Gap’
http://i.imgur.com/x6EIS.jpg

Bondi Beach
http://i.imgur.com/U147j.jpg

On the final day, I made it to Taronga Zoo to see some Australian wildlife.

A sleepy koala
http://i.imgur.com/QIHOk.jpg

Komodo Dragon
http://i.imgur.com/wkIGK.jpg

Emu
http://i.imgur.com/wJdiK.jpg

A rather lazy kangaroo
http://i.imgur.com/CXHlb.jpg

To finish off here’s a skyline shot..
http://i.imgur.com/LYfWY.jpg

& the Operahouse & Harbour Bridge
http://i.imgur.com/ZhZQz.jpg

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User currently offlineaflyingkiwi From New Zealand, joined Nov 2010, 514 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (2 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 10814 times:

Wednesday 1st February
After spending the night at the ‘Formule 1 Sydney Airport’, I caught a shuttle (which cost $6) to Sydney’s international terminal.

After arriving I made it over to the LA check-in desk where there was no line awaiting me. The check-in agent attended to me rather quickly & I was able to walk away with my requested window seat.

http://i.imgur.com/V0O1p.jpg

From there I made it over to the outdoor observation desk, which was totally empty when I arrived.

The observation deck in all its glory
http://i.imgur.com/tVH5F.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/PDmoG.jpg
QF 744 with a VS A346 landing in the background
http://i.imgur.com/sVPkp.jpg

BA tail
http://i.imgur.com/rhQf0.jpg

Domestic terminals
http://i.imgur.com/0Yjk2.jpg

Overall the observation deck is a nice little facility though at this time it was quite wet, so it wasn’t the most desirable place to be. It also is quite hard to find though it’s well worth a visit if you’re ever in SYD.

From there it was time to go through immigration & security which fortunately was quick & once out we were met by this.

http://i.imgur.com/jdxBI.jpg

At SYD you’re basically forced to walk right through the duty free shops which I find quite annoying. Unfortunately this phenomenon has spread as now they’ve got a pretty similar setup in AKL, though at least at AKL they’ve got a path you can follow to avoid the duty free shops.

Moving on, here’s a JL 772 with an EK whalejet in the background
http://i.imgur.com/Z8zJR.jpg

UA 744
http://i.imgur.com/uUNUc.jpg

It’s a shame they’ve changed the livery as I don’t think this one was too bad..
http://i.imgur.com/oakIZ.jpg


User currently offlineaflyingkiwi From New Zealand, joined Nov 2010, 514 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (2 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 10801 times:

Date: February 1st 2012
Routing: Sydney (SYD) to Auckland (AKL)
Flight No: LA 800
Timings (actual) : 0925-1440 (0939-1450)
Pushback: 0939
Rotate: 1010
Duration (actual) : 3hrs 15 mins (3hrs 11mins)
Seat: 29A

Type: Airbus 340-300
Registration: CC-CQF


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Here’s the plane that’ll be taking me across the Tasman
http://i.imgur.com/mbK5H.jpg

CC-CQF is one of 5 A343 in LA’s fleet & has been in service for just over 10 years. LAN (including all of their subsidiaries) currently have a fleet of 151 aircraft. Pretty impressive!

Boarding occurred on time & after a friendly greeting on board, I made it to my seat 29A

Legroom is acceptable though I thought the seat was a bit too hard
http://i.imgur.com/RzumN.jpg

Long time since I’ve seen one of these
http://i.imgur.com/IJmV8.jpg

Headphones
http://i.imgur.com/TYke1.jpg

Safety Card
http://i.imgur.com/0bB5N.jpg

It seemed like an archaically long time before we were able to pushback from the gate about 15 minutes late. Interestingly, there was no information from the cockpit. Furthermore, we spent another 30 minutes waiting in line until we were finally able to takeoff.

JQ A332 next to us
http://i.imgur.com/Net2u.jpg

UA 744
http://i.imgur.com/PRVqF.jpg

QF whalejet
http://i.imgur.com/cAnCR.jpg

Saying goodbye to Australia
http://i.imgur.com/5vmw2.jpg

After takeoff I decided to explore the IFE. LAN’s ‘in’ system is touchscreen & includes:

40 Movies
100 TV features
Over 400 Audio features
20 Games


The only weakness I found is that it isn’t a gate-to-gate system but otherwise it will keep you entertained for even the longest of flights.

Remote
http://i.imgur.com/aMjx7.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/kyA17.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/OPsbh.jpg

Airshow
http://i.imgur.com/yyTGO.jpg

LAN
http://i.imgur.com/MLgbb.jpg

In-flight magazine
IFE guide
Duty Free


About halfway through the flight, trolleys were pushed through the cabin signalling meal service. I have to admit, I didn’t think that LA would offer any sort of meal service so it caught me a bit by surprise. One choice was available, which was a ham & cheese sandwich.

Meal
http://i.imgur.com/STFjM.jpg

The sandwich can’t be described as fresh though it was edible. Fruit & a rather nice carrot cake were also on the tray. A beverage service was also provided & unlike on EK, the drinks trolley arrived immediately after the trays were given. Also it’s worth noting that LA had metal cutlery which is something I look for.

Cabin
http://i.imgur.com/LtYp1.jpg

Unfortunately, this flight had to come to an end. However, there were some pretty good views of AKL on descent. It’s always cool to see your home town/city from the air!

Auckland CBD
http://i.imgur.com/nygdf.jpg

Ports of Auckland & the harbour
http://i.imgur.com/G4REy.jpg

Urban landscape of Auckland
http://i.imgur.com/xsDDW.jpg

Rangitoto Island, it looks a lot more interesting from the ground
http://i.imgur.com/0JRC1.jpg

Natural landscapes
http://i.imgur.com/hUDTu.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/Rj2AP.jpg

Manukau mini-CBD
http://i.imgur.com/9OS9M.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ot2bG.jpg

On the ground
http://i.imgur.com/gSEJh.jpg

EK are everywhere!
http://i.imgur.com/e36Az.jpg

A shot of LAN’s business class during disembarking.
http://i.imgur.com/aIuUo.jpg

Once I disembarked, I made it through immigration which didn’t take too long, however there was a huge mass of people at the baggage claim/quarantine area. There were huge queues at quarantine with no order at all. Fortunately for me, I wasn’t carrying anything that needed inspection so was able to travel through the NZ citizen fast-track line but it is disappointing that for many, this is the first impression they get of NZ & AKL is supposedly the best airport in the Pacific region.

Conclusion
Overall I had a perfectly pleasant flight with LAN. There was good legroom, good IFE & even a small meal, which took me by surprise. The crew also did everything they were required to do (though nothing above & beyond). Lastly it was a great experience getting my first flight on the A340. I like the 2-4-2 seating arrangement found in A330’s/A340’s so will be aiming to fly on more of them.

Also I must say that I had an awesome time in Sydney & Melbourne. They both are great cities & I would highly recommend visiting them.

Previous Reports
A Battle In The Skies Of Oz, DJ Vs QF, SYD-MEL-SYD (by aflyingkiwi Apr 25 2012 in Trip Reports)
Sydney Bound On The Big Bird! EK A380 AKL-SYD (by aflyingkiwi Feb 12 2012 in Trip Reports)
A Wet Day In Wellington & NZ’s New A320 (by aflyingkiwi Jul 28 2011 in Trip Reports)
Surprise Trip To Japan Pt 2, NRT-KIX-AKL On NZ 77E (by aflyingkiwi Jun 28 2011 in Trip Reports)
Surprise Trip To Japan Pt 1, AKL-NRT On NZ 767 (by Aflyingkiwi May 24 2011 in Trip Reports)
The Return Leg From Europe, FCO-ICN-AKL On KE (by aflyingkiwi Mar 14 2011 in Trip Reports)
Logging The 717! BCN-VCE On Spanair (by aflyingkiwi Jan 15 2011 in Trip Reports)
A Trip Of A Lifetime To Europe, ICN-LHR On KE (by aflyingkiwi Dec 21 2010 in Trip Reports)
A Trip Of A Lifetime To Europe, AKL-ICN On KE (by aflyingkiwi Dec 2 2010 in Trip Reports)

Regards,
aflyingkiwi


User currently offlinedc9northwest From Switzerland, joined Feb 2007, 2284 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (2 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 9991 times:

Hi there aflyingkiwi,

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Reply 1):
After arriving I made it over to the LA check-in desk where there was no line awaiting me. The check-in agent attended to me rather quickly & I was able to walk away with my requested window seat.

I'm guessing this means no on-line check-in either? I understand not being able to choose your seat in advance, but OLCI is almost like a given in this day and age...

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Reply 2):
LAN’s ‘in’ system is touchscreen & includes:

Ah, touchscreen. Good. More airlines should switch to that sort of system, as the remotes are horrible to work with...

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Reply 2):
The sandwich can’t be described as fresh though it was edible. Fruit & a rather nice carrot cake were also on the tray. A beverage service was also provided & unlike on EK, the drinks trolley arrived immediately after the trays were given. Also it’s worth noting that LA had metal cutlery which is something I look for.

Well, at least there was something. Metal cutlery is a nice touch as well.


Nice pics of Sydney too; too bad about the wet conditions during your departure.

Thanks for sharing!


User currently offlineba319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8531 posts, RR: 54
Reply 4, posted (2 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 9069 times:
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Nice report and pictures, thanks for sharing.

Meal looks a bit weak, but in fairness not bad for a flight of this duration in this day and age.

Congrats on getting on your first A340, and on quite a rare operator of the type too, impressive!

Cheers

Mark



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User currently offlineaflyingkiwi From New Zealand, joined Nov 2010, 514 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (2 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 8493 times:

Hi dc9northwest,

Quoting dc9northwest (Reply 3):
I'm guessing this means no on-line check-in either? I understand not being able to choose your seat in advance, but OLCI is almost like a given in this day and age...

I think LA do have online check-in though it isn't available on the SYD-AKL flight for some reason.

Quoting dc9northwest (Reply 3):
Ah, touchscreen. Good. More airlines should switch to that sort of system

  

Quoting dc9northwest (Reply 3):
Nice pics of Sydney too; too bad about the wet conditions during your departure.

Yes, the weather conditions weren't particularly great during the first part of my stay but it did get better..

Hi Mark,

Quoting ba319-131 (Reply 4):

Nice report and pictures, thanks for sharing.

Thanks!

Quoting ba319-131 (Reply 4):
Meal looks a bit weak, but in fairness not bad for a flight of this duration in this day and age.

Yeah, I'm happy that a meal was available.

Quoting ba319-131 (Reply 4):
Congrats on getting on your first A340

It was a very enjoyable experience, looking forward to flying more of them.

Regards,
aflyingkiwi


User currently offlineakhmad From Netherlands, joined Sep 2005, 2457 posts, RR: 53
Reply 6, posted (2 years 2 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 7615 times:

Hi aflyingkiwi,

That’s the spirit! Flying fifth freedom to Australia. How nice to experience LA through your eyes.  


Quoting aflyingkiwi (Thread starter):
Before we get to the actual flight I’d look to show you a few pics of Sydney.

Great photos, especially Bondi Beach and Taronga Zoo!  


Quoting aflyingkiwi (Thread starter):
Another bit of natural beauty, this is ‘The Gap’

Beautiful. Definitely bigger than the gap I have seen in Northern Territory.

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Reply 1):
From there I made it over to the outdoor observation desk, which was totally empty when I arrived.

I would not mind having the whole observation desk for myself.

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Reply 2):
I didn’t think that LA would offer any sort of meal service so it caught me a bit by surprise.

A nice surprise, I assume! LA serves meal as well on fifth freedom FRA-MAD leg. Good to see its consistent service level.


Thank you for sharing this exciting journey from Down Under.

Best regards,
Suryo.  



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User currently offlineronerone From Jordan, joined Aug 2004, 1659 posts, RR: 53
Reply 7, posted (2 years 2 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 7587 times:

Great report aflyingkiwi!

I have always found LAN to be a 'sexy' airline   On the hardware front, they are top-notch and their IFE is fantastic, but on the software front -as you mentioned- they are just quite okay.

The croissant sandwich you got was exactly the same as what i got in Business Class on the same route a couple of years back! Interesting!


Thanks for sharing!

Cheers,
Roni



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User currently offlineaflyingkiwi From New Zealand, joined Nov 2010, 514 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (2 years 2 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 7235 times:

Hi Suryo,

Quoting akhmad (Reply 6):
That’s the spirit! Flying fifth freedom to Australia. How nice to experience LA through your eyes.

Thanks!

Quoting akhmad (Reply 6):
Beautiful. Definitely bigger than the gap I have seen in Northern Territory.

Yes, it is a site of natural beauty.  
Quoting akhmad (Reply 6):
I would not mind having the whole observation desk for myself.

Despite the poor weather, it was a cool experience having the whole observation deck to myself.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 6):
A nice surprise, I assume! LA serves meal as well on fifth freedom FRA-MAD leg. Good to see its consistent service level.

Yes, it was a pleasant surprise. Good to see that they still offer a meal on shorter fifth-freedom legs like FRA-MAD.

Hi Roni,

Quoting ronerone (Reply 7):
I have always found LAN to be a 'sexy' airline   On the hardware front, they are top-notch and their IFE is fantastic, but on the software front -as you mentioned- they are just quite okay.

I agree. Their hardware is pretty up there though they could improve their soft product. I guess for Y it doesn't matter that much though it would be apparent in J..

Quoting ronerone (Reply 7):
The croissant sandwich you got was exactly the same as what i got in Business Class on the same route a couple of years back! Interesting!

I guess some would say consistency is the key..  

Regards,
aflyingkiwi


User currently offlineCaptainRed From Germany, joined Oct 2010, 684 posts, RR: 21
Reply 9, posted (2 years 2 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 6744 times:

Hi aflyingkiwi,

great report. Having flown with LAN as well just last year on a 5th freedom flight on the other side of the globe (doing the famous FRA-MAD run of course), I was really interested to read about your experience. Seems like you had a nice flight with them as well. Good to see that they offered a small breakfast with that croissant, looks actually quite nice (just a shame that it wasn't completely fresh).

Also liked your pictures of Sydney and the area, for sure a great city.

Thanks for putting this report together for us

CaptainRed


User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5162 posts, RR: 55
Reply 10, posted (2 years 2 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 6648 times:

Hey, aflyingkiwi,

really good to follow you´re special Trans Tasman LAN service.
I like also you´re pictures from Sydney. Never been there myself.

Greetings,
Markus(FLIEGER67)



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User currently offlineaflyingkiwi From New Zealand, joined Nov 2010, 514 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (2 years 2 months 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 6456 times:

Hi CaptainRed,

Quoting CaptainRed (Reply 9):
great report

Thanks.  
Quoting CaptainRed (Reply 9):
Having flown with LAN as well just last year on a 5th freedom flight on the other side of the globe (doing the famous FRA-MAD run of course)

Yes I've read quite a few reports derailing that leg.

Quoting CaptainRed (Reply 9):
Good to see that they offered a small breakfast with that croissant, looks actually quite nice (just a shame that it wasn't completely fresh).

Yes it was nice to receive a meal as only QF & EK offer a complimentary meal on the Tasman route nowadays..

Quoting CaptainRed (Reply 9):
Also liked your pictures of Sydney and the area, for sure a great city.

  

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 10):
really good to follow you´re special Trans Tasman LAN service.

Thanks Markus!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 10):
I like also you´re pictures from Sydney. Never been there myself.

I'm glad you liked them.

Regards,
aflyingkiwi


User currently offlineMSS658 From Belgium, joined Oct 2010, 2474 posts, RR: 15
Reply 12, posted (2 years 2 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 6146 times:

Hi aflyingkiwi.

Great report, thanks for sharing it with us.
Nice to see that MAD-FRA is not the only 5th freedom route of LA.
Actually planning to do the latter once the 787 comes in.

Greetings
Marc



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User currently offlineaflyingkiwi From New Zealand, joined Nov 2010, 514 posts, RR: 3
Reply 13, posted (2 years 2 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 6112 times:

Hi Marc,

Quoting MSS658 (Reply 12):
Great report, thanks for sharing it with us.

Thanks for that.

Quoting MSS658 (Reply 12):
Nice to see that MAD-FRA is not the only 5th freedom route of LA.

  

Quoting MSS658 (Reply 12):
Actually planning to do the latter once the 787 comes in.

Definitely a good idea. Looking forward to seeing a report of it.  

Regards,
aflyingkiwi


User currently offlineinfodesk From Switzerland, joined May 2006, 1451 posts, RR: 33
Reply 14, posted (2 years 2 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 5724 times:

Hi aflyingkiwi,

Thanks for this report, I really enjoyed it! Good on you for trying out LAN on the Tasman hop, it's nice to have some variety isn't it?

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Thread starter):
I spent 5 very enjoyable days there & it really is a one-of-a-kind city!

Couldn't agree with your more. I absolutely loved Sydney.

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Thread starter):
On the final day, I made it to Taronga Zoo to see some Australian wildlife

We spent some time there too on our recent trip. It has to be the nicest zoo I've ever been to. The koalas were my favourite part, they are so cute!

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Thread starter):
Overall the observation deck is a nice little facility though at this time it was quite wet, so it wasn’t the most desirable place to be. It also is quite hard to find though it’s well worth a visit if you’re ever in SYD.

I didn't know there was one and found it reasonably easily thanks to the signs. There isn't much there, but at least it's something.

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Thread starter):
However, there were some pretty good views of AKL on descent. It’s always cool to see your home town/city from the air!

Lovely shots!

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Thread starter):
wasn’t carrying anything that needed inspection so was able to travel through the NZ citizen fast-track line but it is disappointing that for many, this is the first impression they get of NZ & AKL is supposedly the best airport in the Pacific region.

We did have a bit of a wait at AKL, but it didn't bother me. I was prepared for the strict entry policy and I actually think it's good that NZ take things so seriously.

All the best & happy flying
Infodesk   



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User currently online817Dreamliiner From Montserrat, joined Jul 2008, 2316 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (2 years 2 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 5665 times:

Great trip report!

Didnt know LA flew SYD-AKL, Thanks for sharing 



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User currently offlineaflyingkiwi From New Zealand, joined Nov 2010, 514 posts, RR: 3
Reply 16, posted (2 years 2 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 5402 times:

Hi Hannah,

Quoting infodesk (Reply 14):
Thanks for this report, I really enjoyed it! Good on you for trying out LAN on the Tasman hop, it's nice to have some variety isn't it?

Thanks for that! It is lovely to have so many airlines flying across the Tasman though unfortunately one of the more exotic options, AR, are ending services.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 14):
Couldn't agree with your more. I absolutely loved Sydney.

  

Quoting infodesk (Reply 14):
It has to be the nicest zoo I've ever been to

I haven't been to too many zoos but I had a very enjoyable time there. The views are spectacular as well.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 14):
We did have a bit of a wait at AKL, but it didn't bother me. I was prepared for the strict entry policy and I actually think it's good that NZ take things so seriously.

I'm all for a strict entry policy but I think they could handle the crowd control a lot better. Interestingly there have been calls to tighten biosecurity further because about a month back a single fruitfly made it into the country. Apparently if it had found a mate than it could've potentially destroyed NZ's fruit growing industry.

Hi 817Dreamliner,

Quoting 817Dreamliiner (Reply 15):
Didnt know LA flew SYD-AKL, Thanks for sharing

Thanks for the reply!

Regards,
aflyingkiwi


User currently offlinePlaneHunter From Germany, joined Mar 2006, 6757 posts, RR: 77
Reply 17, posted (2 years 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3841 times:

Hi aflyingkiwi,

sorry for the late reply, I missed this nice report! Good to read about your LA experience!

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Thread starter):
It’s a shame they’ve changed the livery as I don’t think this one was too bad..

I can only agree. The "new" one is horrible.

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Thread starter):
I have to admit, I didn’t think that LA would offer any sort of meal service so it caught me a bit by surprise. One choice was available, which was a ham & cheese sandwich.

AR served a similarly sized meal on my SYD-AKL flight. Well, in comparison, EK serves a hot meal on the route.

Quoting aflyingkiwi (Thread starter):
EK are everywhere!

Yes, and the planes are getting bigger, with 77Ws replacing A332/A343/772 and A380 replacing 77Ws...


PH



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