Sponsor Message:
Aviation Trip Reports Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
YYZ-AMS-HAM, HAM-AMS-YYZ  
User currently offlineKl692 From Canada, joined Feb 2006, 676 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 5 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3185 times:

Hey all new member here and first trip report.

After almost three years of no vacation out the country, I decided to head over to Germany to visit my cousin and his new born baby. I wasn't sure what airline to go on as my first trip to Germany was with airtransat and it was a great flight there but coming back was a differen't story. The plane had it door damage at Warsaw Poland airport and Had to spent a nite there and this was back sept.2003. Well I was about to book on Air Canada being my Country's Airline but KLM was offering a cheap flight at time and it was almost $300 difference so I did reserach on KLM and after two days of reading, I decided to book on KLM two months before my departure date.

Well Jan 24 arrive and my best friend pick me at 1:30pm to head to the airport. Now my flight was schedule to take off at 6:20PM but we left elary because of traffic and trust me, traffic in Toronto can make you go insane and loose your cool so we left early to avoid it. we got to the airport around 3pm and my friend decided to take me to TIM HORTON'S (coffee shop) before I leave the country as there in no TIM HORTON'S in Europe.

Well we head back to the airport around 4:30 and since I already checkin on-line I didn't have to stand in checkin line so I bypass the line. 6pm we started boarding the plane B747-400.

Class: Economy class
Name of passenger: Appiah/Ernest
Frequent flyer no: KL/2015469546
From: Toronto/yyz
TO: Amsterdam/ams
Flight no.: KL 0692
Class: M
Date: 24Jan
Seat: 52k
ETKT10122263573336

Well around 6:30pm, the captin came on PA and told us he is waiting for control tower for clearence. Shortly after that we started to taxi (I think that is what is called) to the runway, well that is what I though we were heading but asit turn out, the plane needed to get spray on cause of ice. After 15 mins of spray, we head to the runway and within ten mins we were in the sky and I couldn't see anything because it was dark in Toronto at that time, Well I couldn't see anything until we got to Amsterdam. We were about 30 mins off our schedule time but it no big deal.
Now for those who have never been to Amsterdam airpot (AMS) make sure you are ready walk if you have a connected flight at AMS as it is one HUGE airport. Well about to hours later I was to Hamburg on fockker 100 flight no. KL 1779.

KLM is a really good airline, I haven't fly a lots of differen't airlines but if I was to rate them, it will be 10/10. They make sure that you enjoy your flight, they treat you with respect and it didn't matter if you were flying first class or secound or third class.
THANKS FOR READING.

Pictures are below and I hope you like them.

http://www.freewebs.com/ernest416/1.jpg

http://www.freewebs.com/ernest416/2.jpg

http://www.freewebs.com/ernest416/3.jpg






















































A310, A330,A346,B73H, B747,B772,B77W,CRJ
2 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineSK601 From Belgium, joined Jun 2005, 976 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (8 years 5 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 3125 times:

First of all: welcome to A.net!

Very short TR, but with nice pics! AMS is indeed large, especially if your not familiar with the airport it can be a surprise! The B747 PHBFN is unfortunately out of service for at least the next couple of weeks (maybe months!) due to an accident with a pushbacktruck. Fortubately nobody was hurt, but the plane needs major repair.


User currently offlineKl692 From Canada, joined Feb 2006, 676 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 5 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2935 times:

Thanks SK601, yes indeed this was a short trip but I will be making even a shorter one in october when I Hamburg again for just three days.


A310, A330,A346,B73H, B747,B772,B77W,CRJ
Top Of Page
Forum Index

Reply To This Topic YYZ-AMS-HAM, HAM-AMS-YYZ
Username:
No username? Sign up now!
Password: 


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

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


Similar topics:More similar topics...
Some Pix From A Weekend-trip: HAM From STR posted Tue Aug 8 2006 20:41:32 by FLIEGER67
To London: HAM-LGW//LHR-HAM 4U/BA C posted Fri Aug 4 2006 14:17:25 by StarFlyer
DI STR-HAM Rt. Plus Some Airbus XFW Pics posted Thu Jun 22 2006 12:44:49 by Ndebele
HAM-CGN-HAM With LH + Many, Many Pics posted Sun May 7 2006 11:48:52 by LH492
Air+Train On NOB, X3, DI GWT-STR-HAM posted Tue Mar 21 2006 19:09:16 by Dba4U
HAM-LGW-BFS/BHD-MAN-LGW-HAM From 6$ Incl. Tax posted Mon Feb 27 2006 20:05:18 by Debonair
HAM-FRA-SIN-DPS And Back On SQ (long Incl. Pics) posted Fri Feb 3 2006 18:51:48 by LH492
Return, SFO-FRA-HAM On UA And LH With Pics posted Wed Feb 1 2006 22:50:31 by LH492
HAM-SFO With LH And UA posted Wed Feb 1 2006 16:21:11 by LH492
HAM-JAX, Finally, A Vacation Again! posted Sat Jan 7 2006 17:30:48 by DAL767400ER

Sponsor Message:
Printer friendly format