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KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Sat Jun 11, 2005 7:28 pm

Is there any reliable way of getting on a 737-900 LHR-AMS this summer? Do they have specific rotations on that route? (I'm thinking on a Friday, end of July specifically)


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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Sat Jun 11, 2005 7:51 pm

On a typical day KL1002 STD 0840, KL1018 STD 1450 and KL1028 STD 2025 are B737-900. Of course an equipment change is very common. Good luck!
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Sat Jun 11, 2005 8:30 pm

Isn't KL1002 a 767? or is that the KL1004?

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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Sat Jun 11, 2005 8:38 pm

Quoting KL911 (Reply 2):
Isn't KL1002 a 767? or is that the KL1004?

The KL1009 has a 767 scheduled.

Does anybody knows what is scheduled on the KL1024?
 
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Sat Jun 11, 2005 8:52 pm

Quoting KL911 (Reply 2):
Isn't KL1002 a 767? or is that the KL1004?

Only KL 1007/1008 is usually a B767. As I said, a/c changes are frequent. Like, tomorrow KL1009/1010 will also be a B767.

Quoting SNBru (Reply 3):
Does anybody knows what is scheduled on the KL1024?

KL1023/1024 is a B737-400:

KL 1024 FRI 17JUN TYPE 738
ARR DEP CLASSES
LHR 1815 C M
AMS 2030
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Sat Jun 11, 2005 10:52 pm

Gosh I seem to be wrongtyping a lot these days. Sorry for all that. Of course I mean KL1023/1024 is a B737-800, as you can see in the Schedule Information copied from Corda.
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 12:06 am

Hi!

I really understand your point, I feel the same regarding the flights to LIS, they normally fly either the 800 or the 900. Last May I was ready to fly back to LIS and I was expecting that MAYBE KLM would fly a 900 to LIS. I was waiting at my gate and suddenly I saw a 900 parking by what looked like would be my gate but..... unfortunetely it was a different gate ( that 900 series eventually flew to BCN.... ) and I got another 800 all way to LIS!
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 12:15 am

Like is it any different to fly a 900 rather than an 800? Or is it for the type?
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 12:19 am

Quoting CV990 (Reply 6):
and I got another 800 all way to LIS!

CV990, i can tell you, it's better to have a -800 all way than a -900 half way

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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 12:27 am

KL schedules listed in CORDA show EQV (ie. Equipment Varies) on all KL AMS-LHR flights, which seems to indicate that there is no guarantee on what aircraft will operate the service.
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 2:15 am

The only nice thing about the -900 is that you've at least still got the 2x3 business class instead of "Europe Select."

Sadly, KL1000 (which I've taken 6 times this year) is always a non-900 when I'm on it. And usually packed in "Select"

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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:33 am

Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 9):
KL schedules listed in CORDA show EQV

Not everywhere in CORDA! General Schedule Info (SI) shows EQV, but schedule info for a specific flight on a specific day (S/KL.../DAT) will show you the type of aircraft, see my reply 4, where I copied straight from CORDA. Don't take notice of the typing error pls.
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:50 am

No matter what CORDA or Generel Schedule Info says, KLM changes aircraft types throughout the day, especially with narrowbody aircraft like B737 series and Fokker 50/70/100. Even up to an hour before departure and sometimes at posted boarding times!

So don't be surprised when you see a different kind of a/c as expected or mentioned in the reservations systems.
 
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 4:28 am

have always seemed to end up on a 737 Classic despite many pre-planned trips to catch the 737NG. Once came back on the 767 but that was just the once - rest have always been knackered old 737 Classics with tatty seats.
 
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:28 pm

Quoting Lamedianaranja (Reply 11):
Not everywhere in CORDA! General Schedule Info (SI) shows EQV, but schedule info for a specific flight on a specific day (S/KL.../DAT) will show you the type of aircraft, see my reply 4, where I copied straight from CORDA. Don't take notice of the typing error pls.

Kewll ! Thanks for the info, I didn't know about the 'S/' entry. Works from 1A Direct Access too.
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 10:36 pm

Quoting Lamedianaranja (Reply 4):
As I said, a/c changes are frequent. Like, tomorrow KL1009/1010 will also be a B767.

I flew KL1010 last Wednesday and it was, as scheduled (for my flight on my day, at least), a 763. I believe this particular flights is generally flown by 737s.

I will be leaving from AMS on the 1330 flight to LHR. This is scheduled to be a 739.

I must say that my first M11 flight, aboard PH-KCC routing AMS-CAI, went faultlessly. What a superb beast!
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 10:44 pm

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 15):
I will be leaving from AMS on the 1330 flight to LHR. This is scheduled to be a 739.

CORDA says 738. Oh dear.
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 10:46 pm

I will believe it when I see it.  Wink Besides, it makes no real difference: flying is merely another form of transport, regardless of the equipment used. That's my justification and I'm sticking to it.  Silly
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 11:03 pm

Quoting Sllevin (Reply 10):
Sadly, KL1000 (which I've taken 6 times this year) is always a non-900 when I'm on it.

Well, I've taken it just once and it was a -900. (But that was in February 2002 so I'm not sure how helpful that is...   )

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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 11:06 pm

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 17):
I will believe it when I see it. Besides, it makes no real difference: flying is merely another form of transport, regardless of the equipment used. That's my justification and I'm sticking to it.

Yeah right - considering you specifically booked that flight to fly on a 739. Liar Big grin
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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 11:09 pm

Thanks for all the replies to my initial question. Personal challange to get all 737 types.(Only need the -900 and -600.) Might be safer going with Alaska! 

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RE: KLM 737-900: Chances On LHR Route?

Tue Jun 14, 2005 11:36 pm

Quoting Voodoo (Reply 20):
Personal challange to get all 737 types.(Only need the -900 and -600.)

Done the -100??! Good for you if you have! Personally, I'm just missing the -600. But I've just applied for a job in Sweden so that might soon take care of that! (But where will I get a -100?  Sad )

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