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Small Island, Small Airline: Bluebird TLV-KGS-TLV  
User currently offlineel-al From Israel, joined Oct 2001, 1313 posts, RR: 5
Posted (2 years 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 8748 times:

This is a report, pretty short one, describing a short vacation to a small Greek airline flying a small airline. Very small.

At the very last minute, I booked a package deal to the Island of Kos in Greece. For 4 nights in *** hotel, flights and transfers price was $383 US. Flights alone sold for $272. Booked at www.daka90.co.il which has good prices for last minute packages and flights, but it's service is way below standard and prices are not stable. This agency is working mostly with charter flights and small airlines, making the flights timetable usually no more than a recommendation.

It was the same this time – less than 24 hours after booking I got a call that flight back was changed from 08:50 to 14:20, bad news for me as I missed few classes, but the agreement signed with them meant I could do nothing.

Flights operated by Bluebird Airways of Greece. The airline was established in 2008, and is operating just 2 B737-400s from its base in Crete's Iraklion airport.

I arrived to TLV airport at 06:10 for the 07:50 departure to KGS. Check in, security and passport were very fast (not very busy hour) and by 06:30 I was at the airside with boarding pass to seat 4F. Good morning Ben Gurion:
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FIDS:
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Airside view:
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Boarding was done at remote gate near Terminal 1, common practice by cheap airlines to save few cents to the Israel Airports Authority. Yet, construction at TLV airport meant that our bus drove around 10 minutes to get to the plane.

USAF C-17, probably came with an American VIP visiting Israel:
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Boarding SX-DAV:
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Greeted nicely at the entrance, I took my seat in 4F:
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Surprisingly, legroom was pretty decent:
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We push backed 6 minutes behind schedule but landed 10 minutes ahead, making a total of 1:23 hours in the air and 1:37 hours gate to gate. Tel Aviv's morning traffic, nice to see it from above for a change:




Service included drinks only:


Cruising:
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As we approached for landing, the plane made a 360 turn to loose altitude:
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KGS airport:
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Crossing Kos's beach:


Hard landing followed by disembarking:
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Terminal airside:
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With just one policeman in the non-EU passport control, it took a while for all passengers to clear immigration. I was one of the first off, therefore had to wait for the rest on the bus. Terminal external view:
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Control tower:


Spent a nice week in the Island, including one day visit to Budrom in Turkey (we Israelis need to go there while we still can!). I stayed at the Cosmopolitan hotel in Lambi, about 1 mile from the city. It is old hotel, but well maintained in descent location:


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Some views from Kos:
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Bodrum:

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Greece or Turkey?
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In Turkey, any city's main street will be always named after Ataturk:
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Knowing the bad blood between those 2 nations, watching so many tourists crossing in peace from Greece to Turkey and back brings hope that maybe sooner then we think it will just as easy to cross borders in my part of the world. Heading back to Greece:
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If there is something I learned from this forum, is always to show the true reason for traveling:
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On the return flight, we got to the airport 2:20 hrs prior to take off, and had to wait 20 minutes to the check in counters to open. External view, with passengers forced to stand outside because the hall was so busy:
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Only god knows how this poor hall looks like in August:
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When it finally opened, there was already a huge crowd and waiting time to check in was 40 minutes. Check in line:
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With boarding pass to 16A, I walked some more around the airport (the arrival baggage hall has both access from outside and view of the apron) then passed security and passport control, into the tiny non-EU passenger gates:
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There were passengers both to Tel Aviv and Russia, with some more seating upstairs and a small dury free shop. Boarding passes:
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Local dude:
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Boarding called on time, and once again I walked up SX-DAV:
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Goodbye Kos:
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Cabin (pretty full, it was the some on the TLV-KGS flight):
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Former owner?
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Nice view of TLV as we headed for landing on RWY 26 – notice heavy construction to extend RWY 03/21:
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Safety card (after landing I asked a card from a crew member and she gladly gave me one. She asked how many cards I have in my collection, and when I said "around 1,600" she said "now you have the best one!" oh well):


The masses heading to passport control:
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Thank you for reading, comments and questions are always welcome.



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User currently offlinePlaneHunter From Germany, joined Mar 2006, 6816 posts, RR: 77
Reply 1, posted (2 years 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 8645 times:

Hi Jonathan,

great report about this little airline - and good to see you here again!

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
This is a report, pretty short one, describing a short vacation to a small Greek airline flying a small airline. Very small.

Small, but very interesting!

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
If there is something I learned from this forum, is always to show the true reason for traveling:

  

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
Knowing the bad blood between those 2 nations, watching so many tourists crossing in peace from Greece to Turkey and back brings hope that maybe sooner then we think it will just as easy to cross borders in my part of the world.

I fear we won't see a solution any time soon.

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
Former owner?

No, but there were numerous other operators (Vision Air, Olympic, Pan Am, Carnival, Malaysia Airlines).

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
Safety card (after landing I asked a card from a crew member and she gladly gave me one. She asked how many cards I have in my collection, and when I said "around 1,600" she said "now you have the best one!" oh well):

Very nice! And btw - that's an impressive collection.


PH



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User currently offlineabrelosojos From Venezuela, joined May 2005, 5100 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (2 years 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 8600 times:

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
Safety card (after landing I asked a card from a crew member and she gladly gave me one. She asked how many cards I have in my collection, and when I said "around 1,600" she said "now you have the best one!" oh well):

= Wow. That is really impressive!

Thanks for the report on an airline that I had no idea existed. I loved the non-av pictures as well.

Cheers,
A.



Live, and let live.
User currently offlinesimonisjf From South Africa, joined Sep 2012, 24 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 8528 times:

I love these types of trip reports, keep them coming. The more far flung and exotic, the better! A trip report is just that- a trip, including pictures of the beaches and food captured the entire trip. Thanks for that!


@simonisjf is where I am at. I love thunderstorms, but only from the ground!
User currently offlinedebonair From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2435 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (2 years 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 8464 times:

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
Flights operated by Bluebird Airways of Greece. The airline was established in 2008,

Nice TR, great to read from such exotic airline- I thought the were long time bust...


User currently offlineTheCommodore From Australia, joined Dec 2007, 2874 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (2 years 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 8337 times:

Hey

Thanks for posting, excellent pics. The whole report is intriguing. Never thought of going to this part of Greece, but certainly will next time.

Cheers

TheCommodore



Flown 905,468 kms or 2.356 times to the moon, 1296 hrs, Longest flight 10,524 kms
User currently offlineQuokkas From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (2 years 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 8092 times:

Hi Jonathan,

Good to see another of your short trips being reported.

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
less than 24 hours after booking I got a call that flight back was changed from 08:50 to 14:20,

That's always annoying, you pick something that suits and then it gets changed.

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
Service included drinks only:

No hot or cold snack? OK it was a short flight but Bluebird's website suggests that for "short duration flights (up to one hour and fifteen minutes), a variety of soft drinks together with a hot or cold snack is served..."

Mind you, the same site does tells us that " a fleet renewal programme is continuously in progress enabling us to meet the expectations of our market." Hopefully they will be able to expand and avoid the end that other regional carriers have faced.

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
brings hope that maybe sooner then we think it will just as easy to cross borders in my part of the world

With wise leaders and goodwill we can live in hope. Nice photos of both Kos and Bodrum.

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
External view, with passengers forced to stand outside because the hall was so busy:

I suppose that with the demands being made on Greece, there is little prospect of expanding the facilities in the short term.

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
(after landing I asked a card from a crew member and she gladly gave me one.

That is kind of her and nice that she displayed an interest in your very impressive collection. In stark contrast I notice that some airlines have taken to printing the safety info on the back of seats to reduce "walkages" and weight. Good to see Bluebird hasn't gone that way.

Thanks for sharing,
Roy / Quokka


User currently offlineWidebodyroga From United States of America, joined Sep 2008, 613 posts, RR: 16
Reply 7, posted (2 years 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 7815 times:

Hey Jonathan,

I knew that if we were ever to see a TR featuring BlueBird it would be by you. I swear I have seen more photos of their aircraft at TLV than any other place, even their base at HER.

Off topic, but why do all Greek airlines use shades of blue as their main color? I mean, sure, it's the color of their flag but some diversity wouldn't hurt. If anything it would make them stand out. I heard that a new Greek airline called GreenJet will be launched later in the year. Given their name, hopefully they'd not use blue for their livery...

The Kos seafront looked really nice and more green that I would have imagined. Bodrum looked nice too. The Turks really love their flag don't they?   I often make fun of how much we use the US flag here in the States but the Turks have taken it to a whole new level. I mean, a single flag on top of the castle tower would suffice. Four of them is a bit of an overkill if you ask me  

Nice of them to allow you to get a safety card. How was the service otherwise? Was the crew friendly? What was the demographic of the pax? Most of them were Israelis I take it?

Quoting el-al (Thread starter):
I got a call that flight back was changed from 08:50 to 14:20, bad news for me as I missed few classes,

How come you had to miss some classes given that the departure time moved later into the day? Unless by 8:50 you meant that the original departure was for 20:50?

Thanks for sharing,

Stojan



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User currently offlineel-al From Israel, joined Oct 2001, 1313 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (2 years 5 days ago) and read 7731 times:

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 1):
great report about this little airline - and good to see you here again!

Thank you PH. You know I'm not the guy who just write reports and don't reply to others, but working full time and studying full time is taking it's toll   

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 1):
Small, but very interesting!

Thx.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 1):
I fear we won't see a solution any time soon.

Who knows. Greece and Turkey ended 400 years of conflict in one year.

Quoting abrelosojos (Reply 2):
Wow. That is really impressive!
Thx. Don't invest in it as much as I used to, but when I fly I can't resist them.

Thanks for the report on an airline that I had no idea existed. I loved the non-av pictures as well.

Glad you liked it. No report is full without non-av pics.

Quoting simonisjf (Reply 3):
I love these types of trip reports, keep them coming. The more far flung and exotic, the better! A trip report is just that- a trip, including pictures of the beaches and food captured the entire trip. Thanks for that!

Thank you. Amazing how for one this is exotic while for the Israelis hopping to a Greek island is the most common thing to do.

Quoting debonair (Reply 4):
Nice TR, great to read from such exotic airline- I thought the were long time bust...

Thx, Bluebird is still around (pretty much due to it's TLV traffic).

Quoting TheCommodore (Reply 5):
Thanks for posting, excellent pics. The whole report is intriguing

Thank you.

Quoting Quokkas (Reply 6):
Good to see another of your short trips being reported

Thx, unfortunetly I can't really make a trip longer then 5 days right now, but next year it will be different (next stop: Myanmar).

Quoting Quokkas (Reply 6):
That's always annoying, you pick something that suits and then it gets changed

Annoying indeed, in particular as I was looking on a package to Varna (Bulgaria) and didn't book it eventually because of flights time, that's why I choose Kos (which was my second choice as I was in already in Greece this year).

Quoting Quokkas (Reply 6):
No hot or cold snack? OK it was a short flight but Bluebird's website suggests that for "short duration flights (up to one hour and fifteen minutes), a variety of soft drinks together with a hot or cold snack is served..."
Mind you, the same site does tells us that " a fleet renewal programme is continuously in progress enabling us to meet the expectations of our market." Hopefully they will be able to expand and avoid the end that other regional carriers have faced

Nope, only drinks. On the e-ticket it was clearly written that no food will be served on the plane. Given the economy status of Greece on the one hand and the relative success of Olympic and Aegean on the other hand, I can't really see a future to a tiny airline flying to places that work 4 months a year.

Quoting Quokkas (Reply 6):
With wise leaders and goodwill we can live in hope. Nice photos of both Kos and Bodrum.

I was thinking just the same. It is simply depressing to compare leaders like Ataturk and Venizelos to world leaders today.


Quoting Quokkas (Reply 6):
I suppose that with the demands being made on Greece, there is little prospect of expanding the facilities in the short term.

There is a problem with airports like KGS, because you need to invest a lot in a facility that will stand empty for 8 months every year. It's a known problem with seasonal holiday destinations airports.

Quoting Quokkas (Reply 6):
That is kind of her and nice that she displayed an interest in your very impressive collection. In stark contrast I notice that some airlines have taken to printing the safety info on the back of seats to reduce "walkages" and weight. Good to see Bluebird hasn't gone that way.

I only noticed that on FR.

Quoting Widebodyroga (Reply 7):
I knew that if we were ever to see a TR featuring BlueBird it would be by you. I swear I have seen more photos of their aircraft at TLV than any other place, even their base at HER.

You are right, BZ do make a lot of money on the Israeli market. I was reading that 10% of the Israelis who flew abroad during the summer flew to Greece.

Quoting Widebodyroga (Reply 7):
Off topic, but why do all Greek airlines use shades of blue as their main color? I mean, sure, it's the color of their flag but some diversity wouldn't hurt. If anything it would make them stand out. I heard that a new Greek airline called GreenJet will be launched later in the year. Given their name, hopefully they'd not use blue for their livery...

Interesting! never thought about that.

Quoting Widebodyroga (Reply 7):
The Kos seafront looked really nice and more green that I would have imagined. Bodrum looked nice too. The Turks really love their flag don't they?   I often make fun of how much we use the US flag here in the States but the Turks have taken it to a whole new level. I mean, a single flag on top of the castle tower would suffice. Four of them is a bit of an overkill if you ask me  

I did noticed more turkish flags and less photos of Ataturk in Turkey in comparison to my visits to Turkey in 2008 and before that.

Quoting Widebodyroga (Reply 7):
Nice of them to allow you to get a safety card. How was the service otherwise? Was the crew friendly? What was the demographic of the pax? Most of them were Israelis I take it?

100% Israelis. Crew was kind and professional, did the job right on both legs.

Quoting Widebodyroga (Reply 7):
How come you had to miss some classes given that the departure time moved later into the day? Unless by 8:50 you meant that the original departure was for 20:50?

It was on the return leg, I had classes from 12:00 to 21:30, I was due to land at 10:20, giving my enough time to made it on time, but since I landed at 15:45, I got to class only at 16:30.



"In Israel, on order to be a realist, one's must believe in miracles" - David Ben Gurion.
User currently offlinelewis From Greece, joined Jul 1999, 3637 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (2 years 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 7623 times:

Nice report and a rare airline, I didn't even know this airline existed! Nice pics from Kos and Bodrum, I haven't been to either.

Quoting Widebodyroga (Reply 7):

Off topic, but why do all Greek airlines use shades of blue as their main color

Aegean, now Greece's biggest, doesn't. But yeah, it has to do with the color of the flag and most of all, the sea. Blue/white is a very catchy combo that matches the "Greek scenery" (Aegean islands) that most foreigners have in mind when thinking of Greece.

Quoting el-al (Reply 8):
Greece and Turkey ended 400 years of conflict in one year.

Not realy but definitely not killing each other at the moment.

Quoting Widebodyroga (Reply 7):
The Turks really love their flag don't they?

That and the Ataturk portrait. I noticed that too when I visited Antalya.


User currently offlineWidebodyroga From United States of America, joined Sep 2008, 613 posts, RR: 16
Reply 10, posted (2 years 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 7487 times:

Quoting lewis (Reply 9):
Aegean, now Greece's biggest, doesn't.

The gray belly and the thin red cheatline doesn't make them non-blue :p Their logo, website, interiors and pretty much everything else is blue. And despite the simplicity of this concept I have to say that I like it, don't get me wrong. I just think that in terms of marketing and "recognize-ability" a color other than blue may be helpful. But then again I'm not an expert in the field.   

But since we are on the topic, despite the terrible state of its economy, a bunch of new airlines have recently sprang out of Greece: Minoan, GreenJet, Hellas Airlines. Quite interesting. It hasn't been that long ago that the Imperial Hellenic Airlines, Viking Hellas and Athens airlines went bust. And like Jonathan mentioned, it's a wonder how BlueBird stays afloat during the off-season.



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User currently offlineroberts87 From Netherlands, joined Dec 2011, 990 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 7071 times:

Nice report thanks for sharing! Always interesting to read about such an usual airline... I for one had never heard of them before reading this report!  

User currently offlineEL-AL From Israel, joined Oct 2001, 1313 posts, RR: 5
Reply 12, posted (2 years 19 hours ago) and read 6786 times:

Quoting lewis (Reply 9):
Nice report and a rare airline, I didn't even know this airline existed! Nice pics from Kos and Bodrum, I haven't been to either.
Quoting roberts87 (Reply 11):
Nice report thanks for sharing! Always interesting to read about such an usual airline... I for one had never heard of them before reading this report!

Thx to both of you. I know this is such a rare airline - one of the reasons I booked this deal.



"In Israel, on order to be a realist, one's must believe in miracles" - David Ben Gurion.
User currently offlinetaloush From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2001, 154 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (2 years 9 hours ago) and read 6646 times:

If I told my parents I was holidaying in a place called 'Kos' I'd promptly get a slap across the face lol


Your attention, please.
User currently offlineODAFZ From Afghanistan, joined Jul 2004, 357 posts, RR: 5
Reply 14, posted (2 years 5 hours ago) and read 6573 times:

Quoting taloush (Reply 13):
If I told my parents I was holidaying in a place called 'Kos' I'd promptly get a slap across the face lol

bad boy LOL


User currently offlineadamspotter From Netherlands, joined Feb 2011, 1162 posts, RR: 3
Reply 15, posted (1 year 12 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 6445 times:
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Hi Jonathan,

Thank you for the insite on this airline we dont see all to much here. They seem to be doing good business as the flight loads were close to full both ways and always nice to get a free drink!
Love your destination pictures too, good stuff!

cheers,

Brendan


User currently offlinedaviation From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (1 year 12 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 6399 times:

Jonathan, beautiful trip report, as always!

Quoting taloush (Reply 13):
If I told my parents I was holidaying in a place called 'Kos' I'd promptly get a slap across the face lol

LOL! I have both Israeli and Lebanese family members. I once said "Koos Emok" in front of them and they all nearly fell off their chairs. I didn't realize that it's both a Hebrew and Arabic curse!


User currently offlineEL-AL From Israel, joined Oct 2001, 1313 posts, RR: 5
Reply 17, posted (1 year 11 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 5785 times:

Quoting taloush (Reply 13):
If I told my parents I was holidaying in a place called 'Kos' I'd promptly get a slap across the face

The hebrew fraze sound very much the same....

Quoting adamspotter (Reply 15):

Hi Jonathan,

Thank you for the insite on this airline we dont see all to much here. They seem to be doing good business as the flight loads were close to full both ways and always nice to get a free drink!
Love your destination pictures too, good stuff!

Thank you.

Quoting daviation (Reply 16):
Jonathan, beautiful trip report, as always!

Thx dave.



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