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A 5 Star Meet In The Bavarian Heat!  
User currently offlineMSS658 From Belgium, joined Oct 2010, 2474 posts, RR: 15
Posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 10295 times:

A 5 star meet in the Bavarian heat!!







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Part I of the series can be found here:
Germanwings, A Near Miss And A Smart Upgrade! (by MSS658 Mar 29 2013 in Trip Reports)


Background:



June 2012, After being invited by fellow member and friend Daniel (LH4532) to meet somewhere in Europe in the middle of August I decided to look into possible options. This particular airport is a stopover point of two foreign airlines that makes a round trip in Europe before heading back to their homebase in Asia. A particular flight came into mind and the price was reasonable. So I decided to go ahead and book that flight. Due to pricings on my last leg out of Brussels I would have to depart from Dusseldorf or Cologne to Manchester. Both options involved new carriers, eventually I decided to opt for Cologne due to better timing and price. I would be flying Germanwings for the first time. The aircraft type would unfortunately be on a standard Airbus A319 aircraft. The Dusseldorf option would have contained a flybe Embrear 175. Oh well, we can’t have all in life.

Germanwings policy regulate that only one carry on bag is strictly allowed on board. Even more do Economy passengers pay 10 EUR to check in a bag. With the added costs an Economy ticket between Cologne and Manchester only costs a few Euro’s lesser than Economy plus (no bag fees, free snack). So I was more than lucky to treat myself to an Economy plus (Smart) ticket. (more can be seen in Part I of the story)

Off course I needed to get to the mini meeting in Munich and back home later that day. I gave some obvious hints in Part I, for the ones who wouldn’t have figured it out yet I would be taking Singapore Airlines to Munich. SQ operates a daily flight from Singapore to Manchester and back via Munich and sells tickets on these sectors. Funny enough a Lufthansa one way ticket in Economy was about equal to Singapore Airlines’ Business class. While service wise you will receive on Singapore in Economy as one might expect in Lufthansa’s Business class. Not all LH is bad off course, I opted them for my return trip back to Cologne from Munich a few hours after my arrival. I would fly on the mighty Boeing 777-300ER to Munich and fly the rather common A319 back to Cologne/Bonn airport! If I would have chosen to fly to Dusseldorf I could have logged the Airbus A321, a plane that I only logged twice. Including once when I was only 10 years old. On another occasion I flew them in the US between Ft Lauderdale en Charlotte
Wifi And Condensation On US Airways! (by MSS658 Dec 10 2010 in Trip Reports)


Pre-departure:



The alarm went off at 5.00 for a 6.00am departure. I ordered the airport shuttle, after going to a few more hotels I arrived at Terminal 1 shortly afterwards at 6.20. Terminal 1? Wait a minute?? Doesn’t Singapore Airlines leave from Terminal 2??

Leaving Manchester Ringway airport



For the ones who are a bit familiar with the Manchester airport it’s clear that this isn’t the correct terminal. Did the driver made an error? Not at all. I decided to jump off the shuttle here since I wanted to check in for my Munich-Cologne leg later this afternoon. After an unsuccessful attempt at the kiosk the Lufthansa agent explained me it was not possible to check in since I’m flying SQ to Munich but she successfully manually checked me in for the leg. Seat 24A was printed out on a grocery receipt and I was ready to go. Nice how Etihad made it’s ticketing desk in the rather dull terminal 1.




After this being dealt with I started my walk to Terminal 2 via the long corridors where I arrived at around 7.




Terminal 2 for Singapore Airlines?




In comparison to the other terminals here in Manchester terminal 2 doesn't look bad at all. SQ 327 to Singapore via Munich is running on time.




After a short line I was given a boarding pass on an equal quality grocery receipt for my pre-assigned seat 38A. Next it was up to security, the line was quite crowded since we had quite a bit of charters leaving to the Mediterranean and Caribbean area. Finally by 7:30 I passed security and was in Terminal 2. Quite a nice variety of traffic to be seen here, like this Monarch A300 that is ready for departure as ZB654 to Malaga.




A quick peek to the FIDS, Singapore Airlines 327 to Munich and Singapore is still running on time. The inbound had just arrived actually. I’m happy I wasn’t flying United to Washington this morning as UA 21 was posted with a delay of nearly 9 hours.




Breakfast at Pret-a-manger with a great view  


As in almost each UK airport I’ve been in, the duty free section is the only thing that isn’t dull at all.




I wonder what the delayed UA passengers were thinking when they saw this!!




Between a Terminal filled with Boeing 767s, 777s and A330s this one looked a bit lost.




Virgin Atlantic A330-300 G-VSXY whom had just arrived from Orlando MCO as VS 074




Etihad and Thomas Cook at Terminal 1.




While there was no gate assigned yet to my Singapore Airlines flight I started to wander around Terminal 2. Until I got stopped by this.


9V-SWH would have the honor to transport me to Germany this morning.




Massive engine?




Look from up front.




Soon I went to the podium and asked about the load which only is half full today. I asked for a threesome for myself and got seat 40K. As soon as the gate got assigned on the FIDS the passengers started to appear. There was an announcement made in the gate area announcing our flight time to Munich to be 1hr 45 mins. The ones continuing on to Singapore would be another 12 hrs 45 mins in the air before reaching SIN. As a free gesture of SQ we got mints before boarding! Great way to start a great flight.

Boarding was called at 8.30 UK Time, 9:30 Germany and a few minutes later I was onboard of.


17. Singapore Airlines flight SQ 0327 from Manchester to Munich


Saturday, August 18 2012.
Manchester (MAN/EGCC) - Munich (MUC/EDDM)
Singapore Airlines 0327 (Virgin Atlantic 7327)
Boeing 777-312ER (LN:615) Economy 40K
Delivered to Singapore Airlines on 27 February 2007
09.10-08.58 (Gate 206; Terminal 2; wheels up on runway 23L at 09.11)
12:15-11:43 (Gate H34; Terminal 2; wheels down on runway 08L at 11.43)
Announced flying time: 1 hour 33minutes
Cruising Altitude: FL370
Load factor: 50% in Y
Routing:
DEGIG-L603-MAMUL-UL603-TESGA-U7725-BAMBI-T1A4-B4RAM

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Personal statistics
172th flight registered
17th flight in 2012
1st flight on Singapore Airlines
17th flight on the Boeing 777
4th flight on the Boeing 777-300ER
1st flight on 9V-SWH


Movies made onboard SQ 0327 from Manchester to Munich

Saftey video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2Lx1acD3P0

Taking off in Manchester:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LtFMnVvZDk

inflight
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HCp_siQIMw

Landing into Munich:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKK5XR2obro

Planehunter flew this exact same flight on this exact aircraft a few years before me, you can read his report here
Guernsey, Ash Cloud Alarm & Mostly Empty SQ 77Ws (by PlaneHunter Sep 26 2010 in Trip Reports)

When boarding I was greeted by 2 young flight attendants. I tried to make them believe that seat 40K is to the left! I responded with you can try but we will send you right back then. Great response and it sat the tone towards the start of a great flight and turned right. There are some good seats if you turn right as well..




A seat behind the wing is a sight I’m more used to.




Another A300 bound for Sharm El Sheik




The usual pre-flight routines took place, the box appeared from out of my bag and I received a big thank you. With a load this light boarding was soon completed, the ground crew came on the intercom wishing us a pleasant flight and the door was closed soon. Pushback commenced 10 mins prior to our STD. Monarch, Firstchoice and Delta are present at terminal 2.




I must say I just love the massive wing and size of the 777




A view of the Aviation viewing park




At 9:10 in Manchester, or 10:10 in Munich the engines were spooled up and 9V-SWH started her long trek towards Germany and Singapore.




Soon above the English countryside




Bye Bye MAN! See you in a couple of months with a bunch of A.netters.




Soon we reached our cruising altitude and the Singapore magic began.




A Nice, fluffy pillow and a comfortable blanket was provided, fancy this on a flight that is only an hour and a half.




Generous legroom and legrest




Just in case you would get bored of Krisworld  


Coat hangers, cupholders, remote... All you can name.




Paper menu’s in Economy class.




Offerings on this mornings run to Munich





9.40 UK Time or 10.40 in Central Europe we would be leaving the English coastline.




Soon the trays were cleared but while stowing my tray table I found this new gadget.




Singapore’s IFE has a lagoon of video and audio channels. Did not have time to check each single feature, I should try a longhaul sooner or later. While having a huge choice of options the system was a bit hard to navigate with.




The flight information channel, where I kept the IFE on during the majority of the flight.




Or fancy some music?




Soon it was time to make a small walk throughout the cabin. I wouldn’t mind to continue on to Singapore actually. The rear cabin with beige/Yellow seating.




Comfortable seats  .




Forward Y cabin (where my seat is) with green/tourqoise seating.




Flight progress on the overhead monitors, waving hey to all the Dutch friends and members here.




Just passed the Rotterdam area




Soon the Economy Class leader thanked me for the chocolates and we had a nice conversation about the industry, the job, my hobby.... I thanked him for the wonderful flight. Singapore Airlines does set the bar.

11:15 Munich time, 10:15 Manchester time the engines were brought to idle and the massive Boeing 777 started descending. During our descent the Economy Class leader brought me some more homework.




Somewhere over the FRA area.




I liked the tone of the lights that were set for decent.




Speed brakes deployed.




It looks like a good day above Germany today  .




Soon I discovered another hidden feature in the seat, plugs! Hmm... I really should try a long haul flight with them soon or later..




The Austrian alps in the far distance




Looking if I can see a friend of mine who was starting a road trip to Innsbruck and would be passing around Munich now




Final Approach onto 8L




At 11:38 Central European time, or 10:38 UK time. The mighty Singapore 77W touched the soil of runway 8L ending this gorgeous flight. Soon passing an A340-600, ‘a type that’s high on my to fly list’ Departing as Lufthansa 428 to Charlotte.




Before reaching our gate we passed at the viewing terrace where a group of familiar a.netters were awaiting my arrival. Fellow member and friend Daniel (LH4532) took a great shot of 9V-SWH before reaching it’s next parking position. Can anyone see mee?




11:43 Munich time/ 10:43 UK time 9V-SWH came at a complete stop at gate H34, 30 mins before our STA. Good job for the on-time performance.




Not long after the deboarding started, Another review of the J-class cabin




I was allowed to peek in the first class as well, would not mind spending some hours in this seat.




One of the F/A’s noticed me and offered on taking my pic in one of the F seats which I did except. Unfortunately no front office visit on this trip so I was trough the jet glass bridge at 11.50, or 10.50 back where this flight departed from.


Transfer time in Munich airport



One last view of 9V-SWH, now being prepared for the continuation leg of Singapore Airlines flight 327 to Singapore.




From what it looked like half the passengers would remain in Munich, the other half deboarded and waited in the gate area until a new crew would take them on to Singapore later on. As Munich standards everything went extremely smooth and soon I was met in the arrivals hall by fellow member and friends Planehunter, Johannes (Luxair747SP), Elias (Emek96), Daniel (LH4532) and Robert (MD11Bob). Soon we had a great lunch in the airbrau, funny detail on the menu card.




Following the local advice  


Soon I boarded another 777. Not to Singapore, not yet to Cologne.. But in Planehunters 777 for a tour around the airport and the different spotting places.




Swiss DC3




When using my 200mm lens I noticed a fairly familiar bird. A Condor Boeing 757-300 registred D-ABOL. The same bird that took me from Frankfurt to Palma de Mallorca 6 weeks prior. You can read a detailed report on this flight here.

Flying The 274 Narrowbody Jet To Mallorca! (by MSS658 Mar 17 2013 in Trip Reports)




The Whale jet at the gate




Dash 8 Q-400




Air Dolomiti ATR 42




Airberlin is present here as well




For Sveinn!




High on this list to log once!




When spotting in German airports (Or Palma, but since there are more German registred planes than Spanish one could count it as a German one) I always seem to run into the DB-logojet  


E-jet departing




Spot the intruder!




Emirates 50 super leaving towards Dubai




I had a little surprise from Belgium, for the fellow members however after opening we soon realised that the chocolates did not survived the Bavarian heat (which was +34). We joked it still could be used as a gift trick on a flight that isn’t that good. As all good stories end 16:15 approached and Planehunters 777 dropped me and MD11bob (who was on the same flight as me) off again at terminal 2. After exchanging our thank you’s and goodbye’s it was time to head to the airport.

Lufthansa 1992 to Cologne/Bonn is running on time




Soon I went to the kiosk to print my boarding pass, now I at least have one that has a bit better quality. After security and buying a new (and better) box of chocolates I proceeded to gate G34 where my airbus A319 was awaiting me. D-AILA named Frankurt would be operating today’s flight to CGN. Irronicly enough this is the same gate where I arrived earlier from Manchester. The 777 did look better at that gate IMO.




The gate area in one of my favorite european airports




Enough 777’s in one day? I wouldn’t think so quite yet. JA 8105 arriving from Tokyo Narita as ANA 207.




Not long after I noticed an amount of people walk towards the podium and towards the jetway. Boarding had started without any kind of announcements. Thumbs down for Munich and Lufthansa on this one..

At 17:15 I was onboard of...

18. Lufthansa German Airlines flight LH 1992 from Munich to Cologne/Bonn


Saturday, August 18 2012.
Munich (MUC/EDDM) - Cologne/Bonn (CGN/EDDK)
Lufthansa German Airlines 1992
Airbus A319-114 D-AILA ‘Frankfurt’ CN 609 Economy Class 24A
Delivered to Lufthansa German Air Lines on 24 june 1996
17.30-17.28 (Gate G34; Terminal 2; wheels up on runway 08L at 17.35)
18.35-18.24 (Gate C40; Terminal 1; wheels down on runway 32R at 18.20)
Announced flying time: 52minutes
Cruising Altitude: FL2470
Load factor: 100% in Y
Routing:
MUC-GIUMI-DINKN-FITI-ASKIK-GULGO

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Personal statistics
173th flight registered
18th flight in 2012
6th flight on Lufthansa German Airlines
19th flight on the Airbus A320 series
9th flight on the Airbus A319-100
1st flight on D-AILA



Movies made onboard LH 1992 from Munich to Cologne/Bonn

Taking off in Munich:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02f1Es7_m4A

Inflight:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dcct0dG8gMc

landing into Cologne/Bonn:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=revY9ebuYck

When entering I was greeted by a rather Business friendly male F/A and was directed to the second before last row where I was greeted by another female F/A whom I distributed the infamous chocolate box where I got thanked for. I find our 319 to be rather small if you compare it to this bird.




The majority of the cabin was filled by a Czech youth soccer team. Once they got settled in we pushed back and where on our way a bit earlier. passing the ANA being prepared for it’s long journey back to Narita.




Munich seems to be rather calm at this time a day since there were barely any other movements at this time. We were at the threshold of runway 8L in no time.




at 17:35 D-AILA lifted off from runway 8L. Well runway?? from my position it looked like we were still on the taxiway. There must be some explanation for this. However we entered the Bavarian skies safely.




Bye Bye MUC! Thanks for a few wonderful and hot hours.




As the majority of Lufhansa’s shorthaul fleet this A319 has been equipped by the newer NEK seating. Unlike the Brussels Airlines version of NEK I found this version to be rather bland. The cabin looked to be pretty well used as well. One advantage about NEK is the decent amount of legroom provided.
Brussels-Frankfurt! The Kuwait Way! (by MSS658 Dec 17 2012 in Trip Reports)




The carts were in the aisle soon. However on today’s flight there were only beverages, no mystery snack. Not a good move for Lufthansa here as they do a snack service on the even shorter Frankfurt-Brussels hop (which is 35mins). With the added fact that their major competitor airBerlin had a choice of 2 snacks on a similar domestic flight and that I was hungry really made this thumbs down for Lufthansa... or maybe I was still spoiled from my Singapore experience... Well for so far the Lufthy cuisine....




For the reference
Going Home, The Star Alliance Way! (by MSS658 Mar 21 2012 in Trip Reports)
The Easy Way To (Air) Berlin! (by MSS658 Feb 16 2013 in Trip Reports)

Cruising over the German countryside




Our descent started at 17.55 over a point quite a few members will recognize? I will let the guessing to you guys!




Over the Rhine Valley...




Cabin shot of our fully loaded A319




Speed brakes deployed, It’s been a nice day on this side of Germany as well.




A few twists and turns later we were on final approach to runway 32R, I do love the rural landscape around the CGN area.




At 18.20 D-AILA hit the runway and slowed gently down, this almost meaning the end of my trip. We were treated by a special bird during our taxi!




The gate where I departed from to Manchester a few days earlier, occupied by another Germanwings A319.




At 18.24 we came to a halt at gate C40 at terminal 1 next to a Germanwings A319 D-AGWR, looks like 4U occupies both terminals in Cologne.




Cabin after the flight from Munich before being prepared for its return journey to MUC as LH1993.




Not long later I bid the crew farewell and entered the terminal!

Arrival in Cologne/Bonn Airport



When walking through the terminal I noticed terminal 1 looked a bit nicer than terminal 2 where I departed from.




With no baggage to claim I was soon landside again. Seems like we are in a huge peak of Germanwings arrivals with only my MUC flight and another Lufthy from Tegel arriving at 19:35. Here is a quick peek of the FIAS!





After saying goodbye to Robert I quickly used the free wifi. Soon I realised that I had one problem, due to the lack of time on the inbound I totally did not have a clue where I parked my car, thankfully I found it after a few minutes of searching! I like the design of the CGN airport, reminds me a bit of Tegel!




At 19:00 I was on the highway for a long drive over the German, Dutch and Belgian highways, this time in relaxed spirits. I even had time to get a typical ‘Pakje friet’ just after crossing the Belgian border.



I reached home at 22.00, tired but happy about another successful trip.

Overall verdict



Logging the Singapore Airlines flight from Manchester to Munich has always been high on my to do list and I’m happy I finally had the chance to log Singapore Airlines. Even with a few very small details SQ beats all the others out there. Very comfortable seating, a real meal, great inflight entertainment and professional and friendly Flight Attendants.I would love to try them out on a long haul flight sooner or later. Maybe on a future US trip between Frankfurt and New York? Maybe elsewhere... Who knows...

Lufthansa on the other side was more on the average side. Business friendly F/A’s a cabin that was rather well used and a very limited catering which only contained one beverage, no snack or whatsoever. Common, you serve a more generous catering on a flight from Frankfurt to Brussels which is half as long as the Munich-Cologne flight and let’s not even get into what Germanwings or Airberlin do serve on a similar flight. The lack of boarding announcements did not help my rather mixed impression about Lufthansa neither. Will I keep flying Lufthansa? Sure, this flight is a one off and I had in the meanwhile another domestic flight with them and was very satisfied.

Finally I would like to thank fellow members Planehunter, Daniel, Johannes, Elias and Robert for the great afternoon in Munich! With special thanks to Planehunter for a tour in his 777  .


Overall Remarks.



Singapore Airlines 0327 from Manchester to Munich (Total score is 86%):



Departure: 80% (Airport felt like a bit of a maze! free mint service and very nice ground agents compensated a lot)
Aircraft cleanliness : 80% (Great and warm, some signs of age could be seen however)
Seat Comfort: 90% (Firm, headrests and tons of extra’s)
IFE: 90% (tons of options for a flight taking a bit over an hour)
Crew: 90% (Nice, proactive, joking and friendly.)
Catering: 70% (Cheese or ham sandwich which tasted ok)
Arrival: 90% (Well signed and easy)



Lufthansa German Air Lines 1992 from Munich to Cologne/Bonn (Total score is 72%):



Departure: 70% (Easy and very efficient, no boarding announcements however.)
Aircraft cleanliness : 70% (Well used cabin and bland seating)
Seat Comfort: 80% (NEK)
Crew: 70% (Business friendly.)
Catering: 60% (only a round of drinks)
Arrival: 80% (Fast and smooth)

How did todays flights compare?



1. Short Haul Economy

Best score: Singapore Airlines 86%
Singapore Airlines score 86%
SQ 0327’s score (MAN-MUC): 86%
Lufthansa’s score: 77%
LH 1992’s score (MUC-CGN): 72%
Worst score: American Eagle 60%

Conclusion: SINGAPORE Airlines has set the bar for short haul flying with 86%. Today's flight from Manchester to Munich was even rated as the best flight taken in 2012! Lufthansa scored a bit lower than the average short haul score!

2. Airports

Best Airports: Toronto MAN@18/08/2012: 80%
MUC@18/08/2012: 80%
CGN@18/08/2012: 80%
Worst Airport: Berlin SXF 30%

Conclusion: Most airport experiences were rated pretty good on today’s trip. While the transfer experience in Munich was rated slightly below average, the Manchester and Cologne airports were rated way above their averages. Munich is rated as my 7th best airport experience.

3. Aircraft Types

(Average rating per type)

Best rated types: Q400 85%
Boeing 777-300ER Average: 82%
A319-100 Average: 73%
SQ0327 MAN-MUC 86%
LH1992 MUC-CGN 72%
Worst rated types: ATR72 60%

Concusion: Singapore Airlines’ Boeing 777-300ER scored better than the average flights operated by the 77W! The Boeing 777-300ER is listed as my 3rd favorite aircraft type!
Lufthansa’s A319 scored slightly lesser than other flights on the A319-100.


As a bonus I would like to give a list of regs I spotted in Manchester, Munich and Cologne/Bonn

Manchester Ringway International Airport
G-MONS
G-PLJO
G-OYBF
G-DOPH
G-VSXY
G-DOAR
G-OOBK
G-OZBU
9V-SWH
A6-EYJ

Munich International Airport
9V-SWH
D-AIHM
D-AIHU
D-AIDN
D-AIKJ
D-AIPL
D-AILA
D-AIHO
JA780A
D-AIDA
SE-DIR
D-AIHQ

Cologne/Bonn International Airport
D-AILA
D-AGWQ
D-AGWR
D-AXPB

Total facts in this trip report
1 New Airlines (Singapore Airlines)
2 New Registrations (9V-SWH and D-AILA)

Thanks for reading and viewing this trip report, I hope you enjoyed reading it. As usual, comments and feedback are always welcome

Stay tuned for my next trip report:
b.transatlantic to the b.apple

[Edited 2013-05-02 06:50:19]


Next trip report: Well worn A330s and Hassle free MUC transfer
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User currently offlineMSS658 From Belgium, joined Oct 2010, 2474 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 10292 times:

Past trip reports:
Germanwings, A Near Miss And A Smart Upgrade! (by MSS658 Mar 29 2013 in Trip Reports)
Flying The 274 Narrowbody Jet To Mallorca! (by MSS658 Mar 17 2013 in Trip Reports)
The Easy Way To (Air) Berlin! (by MSS658 Feb 16 2013 in Trip Reports)
Brussels-Frankfurt! The Kuwait Way! (by MSS658 Dec 17 2012 in Trip Reports)
Avrojetting To And From Copenhagen! (by MSS658 Nov 26 2012 in Trip Reports)
Toronto, Niagara And A Delayed YYZ-CDG! (by MSS658 Oct 22 2012 in Trip Reports)
Toronto City Centre? But Not On Porter! (by MSS658 Sep 23 2012 in Trip Reports)
To Canada? On Air Canada If Course! (by MSS658 Aug 31 2012 in Trip Reports)
SAS, Stockholm And The A.net Meeting! (by MSS658 Jul 29 2012 in Trip Reports)
Spectacular Southeastern Sunset Takeoff With US! (by MSS658 Jun 17 2012 in Trip Reports)
US Airways A332s, A Step Forward In The Fleet? (by MSS658 Apr 26 2012 in Trip Reports)
Going Home, The Star Alliance Way! (by MSS658 Mar 21 2012 in Trip Reports)
Jetting The Blue Way To New York! (by MSS658 Feb 4 2012 in Trip Reports)
Chasing The Storm On US Airways! (by MSS658 Jan 24 2012 in Trip Reports)
A Trip On A Classic Silverjet And Some Trains! (by MSS658 Jan 4 2012 in Trip Reports)
Losing My Southwest Virginity! (by MSS658 Dec 18 2011 in Trip Reports)
Au-revoir Continental! (by MSS658 Dec 5 2011 in Trip Reports)
SATA, The Azores And The A310 Part II (by MSS658 Nov 13 2011 in Trip Reports)
SATA, The Azores And The A310! Part I (by MSS658 Oct 16 2011 in Trip Reports)
Sun, Snow, Rain And ... Lufthansa! (by MSS658 Sep 4 2011 in Trip Reports)
Propping Around The Upstate! (by MSS658 Aug 7 2011 in Trip Reports)
US Airways And Irregular Operations! (by MSS658 Jul 17 2011 in Trip Reports)
Lufthansa, There Is No Better Way To Fly! (by MSS658 Jul 5 2011 in Trip Reports)
A Short Hop On A Big Bird! (by MSS658 Feb 27 2011 in Trip Reports)
A West Side Flight On The East Side! (by MSS658 Jan 9 2011 in Trip Reports)
Wifi And Condensation On US Airways! (by MSS658 Dec 10 2010 in Trip Reports)
Air Canada, North America's Hidden Jewel? (by MSS658 Nov 6 2010 in Trip Reports)
A Ride With A Rare Blue Bird! (by MSS658 Oct 31 2010 in Trip Reports)
US Airways A333's.Are They Really That Bad? Part 2 (by MSS658 Oct 23 2010 in Trip Reports)
US Airways A330-300's. Are They Really That Bad? (by MSS658 Oct 16 2010 in Trip Reports)



Next trip report: Well worn A330s and Hassle free MUC transfer
User currently offlinedirktraveller From Singapore, joined Jan 2011, 553 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 10158 times:

Hi Marc

Another great trip report from you. As most of my SQ flights originates or bound for Singapore, I could only wonder how they perform on such "fifth-freedom" flights.

It seems you really enjoyed your 1.5 hours flight with SQ, and their offerings looks great for such a short flight. The presence of their long-haul product makes the experience even better I guess, with the Economy seats that I found really comfortable.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Funny enough a Lufthansa one way ticket in Economy was about equal to Singapore Airlines’ Business clas

Somehow I found this funny at the same time, I used to fly CGK-SIN regularly, and it was the exact opposite. SQ Economy Class usually offers the highest fare on this route that on some occasions it could match the LH Business Class fare. LH used to operate the SIN-CGK flight as part of the LH790/791 CGK-SIN-MUC route.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Offerings on this mornings run to Munich

Wow. Menus on a 1.5 hour Economy Class flight? Amazing. I've flown their regional routes a long time ago, and for 1.5 hour hops like SIN-CGK I did not recall there's menu distributed.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
I thanked him for the wonderful flight. Singapore Airlines does set the bar.

As I could see they indeed set the standard, even in such a short flight they did not fail to amaze apparently.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Hmm... I really should try a long haul flight with them soon or later..

Come and experience Singapore Airlines on a long-haul, to Singapore....  

Thanks for sharing this report.

Regards,
Dirktraveller.


User currently offlineEmek96 From Germany, joined Apr 2013, 72 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 9998 times:

Hey Marc!

Great report of our little meeting in summer in MUC! I think it would be a great idae to revise it one day !

In general, SQ is just great, I can only agree.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Offerings on this mornings run to Munich

Just a great meal for such a duration, on our flight it was next to the same, but very good !

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
From what it looked like half the passengers would remain in Munich, the other half deboarded and waited in the gate area until a new crew would take them on to Singapore later on. As Munich standards everything went extremely smooth and soon I was met in the arrivals hall by fellow member and friends Planehunter, Johannes (Luxair747SP), Elias (Emek96), Daniel (LH4532) and Robert (MD11Bob). Soon we had a great lunch in the airbrau, funny detail on the menu card.

Again, nice meet !

Also the LH flight looked quite good with lots of nice views out of the window !

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Our descent started at 17.55 over a point quite a few members will recognize? I will let the guessing to you guys!

It think it is FRA  

Thanks again for sharing this report with us

Elias


User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6487 posts, RR: 55
Reply 4, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 9688 times:

Hi Mark !

Thanks for another great report with great pictures !

Good choice for you to get on your first flight with Singapore Airlines since you flew on a 777.

Service seems very nice for such a short flight but a lot of airlines have similar gadgets in the seats.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
I asked for a threesome for myself

I'm very curious to hear more about that.... 

Seriously, perhaps "three seats for myself" would have been a better choice of words. Threesome has very particular meaning.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
funny detail on the menu card.

Care to say what that is for someone who doesn't read much German ?

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
JA 8105 arriving from Tokyo Narita as ANA 207.

It looks like JA780A; JA8105 was a 747-100 for Japan Airlines and is no more...

Very much looking forward to your next report!

The777Man



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User currently offlinemusapapaya From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 1075 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 9671 times:

Very nice report! Thank you for sharing! Manchester being my local airport, I should actually try to use the SQ to MUC! I will also be doing a DUS-MUC end of this month as I am doing MAN-DUS-MUC-HKG. On he return though, it will be HKG-FRA-MUC. Will have a chance to sample the 748!


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User currently offlinePlaneHunter From Germany, joined Mar 2006, 6708 posts, RR: 78
Reply 6, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 9494 times:

Hi Marc,

nice report about your SQ flight and our meeting! I had been waiting for this one.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Planehunter flew this exact same flight on this exact aircraft a few years before me, you can read his report here

Thanks for posting the link.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
I must say I just love the massive wing and size of the 777

And the raked wingtips are great, too.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
It looks like a good day above Germany today

It was a beautiful day indeed.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Another review of the J-class cabin

Ah, I love that cabin.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Unfortunately no front office visit on this trip so I was trough the jet glass bridge at 11.50

Strictly prohibited on SQ, I was once told.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):

Following the local advice

Good choice! Service wasn't great on that day, unfortunately.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Soon I boarded another 777. Not to Singapore, not yet to Cologne.. But in Planehunters 777 for a tour around the airport and the different spotting places.

I hope you liked it. It was brand new back then.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
When spotting in German airports (Or Palma, but since there are more German registred planes than Spanish one could count it as a German one) I always seem to run into the DB-logojet

There's also another one:


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Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
D-AILA named Frankurt

Frankfurt/Oder, to be precise. D-AIMA is named Frankfurt/Main.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):

at 17:35 D-AILA lifted off from runway 8L. Well runway?? from my position it looked like we were still on the taxiway.

???

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
However on today’s flight there were only beverages, no mystery snack. Not a good move for Lufthansa here as they do a snack service on the even shorter Frankfurt-Brussels hop (which is 35mins). With the added fact that their major competitor airBerlin had a choice of 2 snacks on a similar domestic flight and that I was hungry really made this thumbs down for Lufthansa...
Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Lufthansa on the other side was more on the average side. Business friendly F/A’s a cabin that was rather well used and a very limited catering which only contained one beverage, no snack or whatsoever. Common, you serve a more generous catering on a flight from Frankfurt to Brussels which is half as long as the Munich-Cologne flight and let’s not even get into what Germanwings or Airberlin do serve on a similar flight. The lack of boarding announcements did not help my rather mixed impression about Lufthansa neither. Will I keep flying Lufthansa? Sure, this flight is a one off and I had in the meanwhile another domestic flight with them and was very satisfied.

Usually snacks are provided on domestic flights. I guess it depends on the duration of cruise. Sometimes descent starts quite early. And 4U doesn't serve anything free of charge (basic product).

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Finally I would like to thank fellow members Planehunter, Daniel, Johannes, Elias and Robert for the great afternoon in Munich! With special thanks to Planehunter for a tour in his 777

You're welcome!

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
G-PLJO
G-OYBF
G-DOPH
G-DOAR

I'd say you saw G-PJLO, G-OBYF, G-OOPH and G-OOAR.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
D-AXPB

I guess it was D-ABXP.

Quoting The777Man (Reply 4):
Care to say what that is for someone who doesn't read much German ?

It's there in English, too.


PH



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User currently offlineSultanils From Belgium, joined Mar 2010, 1646 posts, RR: 30
Reply 7, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 9293 times:
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Hi Marc,

Not long after my SQ flight I see your version online. Nice report and good to see you were able as well to log PH's 777  
SQ really plays in a higher league, I also liked that particular flight very much.

Nice spotting at MUC. I didn't have the chance to explore the terminal but that will hopefully happen on a next occasion.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
UA 21 was posted with a delay of nearly 9 hours.

OMG  Wow! Imagine being on that one. Compensation as a sweet vengeance and to ease the pain for the pax involved.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
I asked for a threesome for myself

  Funny how you phrase that. I was thinking of other things lol!

SN



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User currently offlineroberts87 From Netherlands, joined Dec 2011, 959 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 9230 times:

Great report Marc! Looks like had some great flights, and a great day in MUC as well. Thanks for sharing!

User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6487 posts, RR: 55
Reply 9, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 9095 times:

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 6):
Quoting The777Man (Reply 4):
Care to say what that is for someone who doesn't read much German ?

It's there in English, too.

Thanks PH!

I didn't see it until you pointed it out!

Thanks again.

The777Man



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User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 26802 posts, RR: 58
Reply 10, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 9081 times:

Hey Marc  

Great report and lovely crisp photos. Glad you enjoyed your SQ flight. F Class does look very comfy indeed.

Looking forward to your next report.

Regards

Philip  


User currently offlineMSS658 From Belgium, joined Oct 2010, 2474 posts, RR: 15
Reply 11, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 8743 times:

Hola guys!


hi dirktraveller:

Quoting dirktraveller (Reply 2):
Hi Marc

Another great trip report from you. As most of my SQ flights originates or bound for Singapore, I could only wonder how they perform on such "fifth-freedom" flights.

It seems you really enjoyed your 1.5 hours flight with SQ, and their offerings looks great for such a short flight. The presence of their long-haul product makes the experience even better I guess, with the Economy seats that I found really comfortable.

Thanks, glad you liked it! It was a pleasure flying with one of the worlds top carriers!

Quoting dirktraveller (Reply 2):
Somehow I found this funny at the same time, I used to fly CGK-SIN regularly, and it was the exact opposite. SQ Economy Class usually offers the highest fare on this route that on some occasions it could match the LH Business Class fare. LH used to operate the SIN-CGK flight as part of the LH790/791 CGK-SIN-MUC route.

Interesting to know!

Quoting dirktraveller (Reply 2):
Wow. Menus on a 1.5 hour Economy Class flight? Amazing. I've flown their regional routes a long time ago, and for 1.5 hour hops like SIN-CGK I did not recall there's menu distributed.

Maybe it has to do with the continuation leg to/from SIN after MUC

Quoting dirktraveller (Reply 2):
Come and experience Singapore Airlines on a long-haul, to Singapore....

Great idea, one day  


Hi Elias:

Quoting Emek96 (Reply 3):
Hey Marc!

Great report of our little meeting in summer in MUC! I think it would be a great idae to revise it one day !

In general, SQ is just great, I can only agree.

Thanks, was great seeing you again as well! SQ plays a top product!

Quoting Emek96 (Reply 3):
Just a great meal for such a duration, on our flight it was next to the same, but very good !

Knowing that you get this on an European carrier in J

Quoting Emek96 (Reply 3):
It think it is FRA

correct!


Hi Lars:

Quoting The777Man (Reply 4):
Hi Mark !

Thanks for another great report with great pictures !

Good choice for you to get on your first flight with Singapore Airlines since you flew on a 777.

Service seems very nice for such a short flight but a lot of airlines have similar gadgets in the seats.

Glad you liked it, well having my majority of my widebodies on US carriers I must say that the gadgets where appealing.
Flying the 777 is a great treat as well, have another one coming up in July

Quoting The777Man (Reply 4):
eriously, perhaps "three seats for myself" would have been a better choice of words.

hmmm, probably so  
Quoting The777Man (Reply 4):
t looks like JA780A

Thanks!

hi musapapaya:

Quoting musapapaya (Reply 5):
Very nice report! Thank you for sharing! Manchester being my local airport, I should actually try to use the SQ to MUC! I will also be doing a DUS-MUC end of this month as I am doing MAN-DUS-MUC-HKG. On he return though, it will be HKG-FRA-MUC. Will have a chance to sample the 748!

Thanks, glad you liked it! you should try SQ to MUC once!


Hi Planehunter:

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 6):
Hi Marc,

nice report about your SQ flight and our meeting! I had been waiting for this one.

Thanks, glad you liked it  
Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 6):
Thanks for posting the link.

my pleasure  
Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 6):
It was a beautiful day indeed.

It sure was

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 6):
Ah, I love that cabin.

Want to be there as well one day!

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 6):
Strictly prohibited on SQ, I was once told.

Good to know!

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 6):
I hope you liked it. It was brand new back then.

Wonderfull ride!

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 6):
Frankfurt/Oder, to be precise. D-AIMA is named Frankfurt/Main.

Thanks for the insight! However would not have mind to see D-AIMA operating my CGN flight  
Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 6):
???

Was my reaction as well, check out the takeoff video!

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 6):
Usually snacks are provided on domestic flights. I guess it depends on the duration of cruise. Sometimes descent starts quite early. And 4U doesn't serve anything free of charge (basic product).

Decent started about 20 mins out of CGN that day if I'm not mistaking!

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 6):
I'd say you saw G-PJLO, G-OBYF, G-OOPH and G-OOAR.
Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 6):
I guess it was D-ABXP.

Thanks!

Hi Nils:

Quoting Sultanils (Reply 7):
Hi Marc,

Not long after my SQ flight I see your version online. Nice report and good to see you were able as well to log PH's 777
SQ really plays in a higher league, I also liked that particular flight very much.

Nice spotting at MUC. I didn't have the chance to explore the terminal but that will hopefully happen on a next occasion

Thanks, glad you liked it. first time I was 5 hours there. But coming from a long haul overnight I did not feel to much like exploring
Sun, Snow, Rain And ... Lufthansa! (by MSS658 Sep 4 2011 in Trip Reports)

Quoting Sultanils (Reply 7):
OMG Wow! Imagine being on that one. Compensation as a sweet vengeance and to ease the pain for the pax involved.

Would not have wanted to be on it..

Hi Robert:

Quoting roberts87 (Reply 8):
Great report Marc! Looks like had some great flights, and a great day in MUC as well. Thanks for sharing!

Thanks, glad you liked it  

Hi Philip:

Quoting OA260 (Reply 10):
Hey Marc

Great report and lovely crisp photos. Glad you enjoyed your SQ flight. F Class does look very comfy indeed.

Looking forward to your next report.

Regards

Philip

Thanks, glad you enjoyed reading!

Greetings
Marc



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User currently offlineeastafspot From France, joined Jan 2008, 727 posts, RR: 12
Reply 12, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 7642 times:

Excellent report with many useful information

Seems you had great time in MUC with others a.netters, well done
Clearly SQ is a class beyond, and its reputation is based has some solid backgrounds. It keep fascinating me the price difference on this sector... maybe the timetables are not convenient for business.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
I’m happy I wasn’t flying United to Washington this morning as UA 21 was posted with a delay of nearly 9 hours.

No compensation allowed?

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Soon we had a great lunch in the airbrau, funny detail on the menu card.

cigarette by unit never seen before?

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Unlike the Brussels Airlines version of NEK I found this version to be rather bland.

lol, because you are from Belgium?

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
I even had time to get a typical ‘Pakje friet’ just after crossing the Belgian border.

Looks yummy  

thanks for sharing



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User currently offlineadamspotter From Netherlands, joined Feb 2011, 1118 posts, RR: 4
Reply 13, posted (1 year 2 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 6827 times:
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Hi Marc,

Nice report and congrats on logging this 5th freedom route, a route I still have to log myself  
Always nice to have a mini a.net meet, it looks like you had a nice but shirt time.
SQ looks outstanding as expected, cant wait to try them out. LH looks average indeed, oh well it was a very short flight anyway  
Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
I’m happy I wasn’t flying United to Washington this morning as UA 21 was posted with a delay of nearly 9 hours.

Happens a lot with UA 757s!

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
I was allowed to peek in the first class as well, would not mind spending some hours in this seat.

some hours? How about an ultra long haul  
Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Our descent started at 17.55 over a point quite a few members will recognize? I will let the guessing to you guys!

FRA of course!

Thanks for sharing

cheers,

Brendan


User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From France, joined Sep 2003, 5120 posts, RR: 55
Reply 14, posted (1 year 2 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 6215 times:

Hi, M.,

good to follow you´re SQ experience and also these impression about the meeting at MUC.
Well done pictures and also story.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):

Bye Bye MAN! See you in a couple of months with a bunch of A.netters.

Thanx again for the great idea to start the MAN meet.

Greetings,
Markus(FLIEGER67)



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User currently offlineMSS658 From Belgium, joined Oct 2010, 2474 posts, RR: 15
Reply 15, posted (1 year 2 months 13 hours ago) and read 5882 times:

Hello Y'all  

@Eastafspot:

Quoting eastafspot (Reply 12):
Excellent report with many useful information

Seems you had great time in MUC with others a.netters, well done
Clearly SQ is a class beyond, and its reputation is based has some solid backgrounds. It keep fascinating me the price difference on this sector... maybe the timetables are not convenient for business.

Thanks, I suppose the timetable is more convenient for the long haul to and from SIN.

Quoting eastafspot (Reply 12):
No compensation allowed?

I hope so....

Quoting eastafspot (Reply 12):
cigarette by unit never seen before?

First timer for me as well

Quoting eastafspot (Reply 12):
lol, because you are from Belgium?

haha, no the blue on SN just made it look newer

Quoting eastafspot (Reply 12):
Looks yummy

thanks for sharing

It was!


@Brendan:

Quoting adamspotter (Reply 13):
Marc,

Nice report and congrats on logging this 5th freedom route, a route I still have to log myself
Always nice to have a mini a.net meet, it looks like you had a nice but shirt time.
SQ looks outstanding as expected, cant wait to try them out.

Hi Brendan, thanks! I can only advise you to do so

Quoting adamspotter (Reply 13):
LH looks average indeed, oh well it was a very short flight anyway

Fact!

Quoting adamspotter (Reply 13):
Happens a lot with UA 757s!

Specially with their dense rotation...

Quoting adamspotter (Reply 13):
some hours? How about an ultra long haul

Right on it!

Quoting adamspotter (Reply 13):
FRA of course!

Correct!!


@Markus

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 14):
Hi, M.,

good to follow you´re SQ experience and also these impression about the meeting at MUC.
Well done pictures and also story.

Hi Markus, thanks! Glad you enjoyed it!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 14):
Thanx again for the great idea to start the MAN meet.

Greetings,
Markus(FLIEGER67)

My pleasure


Greetings
Marc



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User currently offlineinfodesk From Switzerland, joined May 2006, 1445 posts, RR: 33
Reply 16, posted (1 year 2 months 10 hours ago) and read 5771 times:

Hi Marc,

Good to read your version of the MAN-MUC leg on SQ. I think it's become a classic A.netters flight! Yes, they are indeed a league above the rest and well worth the extra cost on longhaul.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
As in almost each UK airport I’ve been in, the duty free section is the only thing that isn’t dull at all.

Oh yes, they know how to make you part with your money!

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
Bye Bye MAN! See you in a couple of months with a bunch of A.netters.

Super shot you got there.

Quoting MSS658 (Thread starter):
But in Planehunters 777 for a tour around the airport and the different spotting places.

Perhaps PH should start a business with these spotting tours....

Happy flying
Infodesk   



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User currently offlinejwhite9185 From United Kingdom, joined May 2007, 1240 posts, RR: 4
Reply 17, posted (1 year 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 5596 times:

Good to read the conclusion of your trip to MAN Marc. I must try out SQ at some point, although I keep seeing very attractive business fares to Singapore with other carriers - so maybe the MAN-MUC route might be in order for me too!

Interesting to see that LH didn't dish up any mystery snack on your flight. As you mentioned, on the FRA-BRU sector I did last year, I got something. Maybe because it was a domestic flight?



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User currently offlineMSS658 From Belgium, joined Oct 2010, 2474 posts, RR: 15
Reply 18, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 5106 times:

Thanks for the replies folks:



Hello Hannah

Quoting infodesk (Reply 16):
Hi Marc,

Good to read your version of the MAN-MUC leg on SQ. I think it's become a classic A.netters flight! Yes, they are indeed a league above the rest and well worth the extra cost on longhaul.

Thanks, I can only agree that SQ plays in a different league

Quoting infodesk (Reply 16):
Oh yes, they know how to make you part with your money!

same story for London  
Quoting infodesk (Reply 16):
Super shot you got there.

Thanks!

Quoting infodesk (Reply 16):
Perhaps PH should start a business with these spotting tours....

Happy flying
Infodesk

He would make good $$$ on it  


Hello James:

Quoting jwhite9185 (Reply 17):
Good to read the conclusion of your trip to MAN Marc. I must try out SQ at some point, although I keep seeing very attractive business fares to Singapore with other carriers - so maybe the MAN-MUC route might be in order for me too!

Interesting to see that LH didn't dish up any mystery snack on your flight. As you mentioned, on the FRA-BRU sector I did last year, I got something. Maybe because it was a domestic flight?

Glad you liked it, I can only agree on SQ! Strange enough I did get the mystery snack on my LH flight from MUC to DUS later...



Greetings
Marc



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User currently offlinerahulrahul From United States of America, joined Jun 2012, 175 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (1 year 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4960 times:

Hi MSS658/Marc

I have read your reports for a while now, and they are probably some of my favorite on this site. This TR is great. I went to MUC last year, and went to the same places with the Junkers Ju-52, the Swiss DC-3,and the LH Connie.

Great Read,
Rahul



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User currently offlineMSS658 From Belgium, joined Oct 2010, 2474 posts, RR: 15
Reply 20, posted (1 year 1 month 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 4471 times:

Quoting rahulrahul (Reply 19):
Hi MSS658/Marc

I have read your reports for a while now, and they are probably some of my favorite on this site. This TR is great. I went to MUC last year, and went to the same places with the Junkers Ju-52, the Swiss DC-3,and the LH Connie.

Great Read,
Rahul

hi Rahul

Thanks, I'm glad you like my reports. It was a great trip.

Greetings
Marc



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