FLY777UAL
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Favorite Flight

Mon Mar 08, 1999 10:00 am

What was your favorite flight and why?

Mine was on UA's 777 from SFO-LHR in United First. The food, lodging, and people were wonderful! (My first time to LHR, too!)
 
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RE: Favorite Flight

Mon Mar 08, 1999 10:04 am

I have three. The top two are EWR-LGW onboard Virgin Atlantic's sole 747-100 G-VMIA "Spirit of Sir Freddie". The other top flight is LGW-EWR onboard Virgin Atlantic's 747-200 G-VOYG "Shady Lady". The last one was onboard an America West 757-200 PHX-EWR.
"History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or timid." D. Eisenhower
 
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RE: Favorite Flight

Mon Mar 08, 1999 10:07 am

My best was from miami to sao paulo on VARIG !Why?Because for the first(until now the only) I flew on first class!
 
will
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RE: Favorite Flight

Mon Mar 08, 1999 10:08 am

G'day..
My Favorite Flight was on a Cathay Pacific B747-200 travelling from MEL-HKG. l had the three seats at the window to myself, and the 4 seats in the middle for a lie down whenever l wished. Also l was given a large bottle of gin, and a dozen cans of tonic water to make the trip even more enjoyable....

See yah..

Will...
 
L1011
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RE: Favorite Flight

Mon Mar 08, 1999 10:29 am

Mine was an Air France 707 from Orly to JFK in 1967. The plane was so bright and inviting inside, I had three seats all to myself, and the food was wonderful.

Bob Bradley
Richmond, VA
Fly Eastern's Golden Falcon DC-7B
 
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RE: Favorite Flight

Mon Mar 08, 1999 2:29 pm

Mine was from LHR to LAX and back. We were flying a BA 747-200 and we were in the top of the plane which do not seat that many people so it felt like a lot less crowded flight and you get extra leg room. And you get a bin to put your hand lugage in will I made a bed there and went to sleep and had a great sleep. The flight back was as good.
I alos liked the flight from London Heathrow to Schipol. That was a great vacation!!! The flight was nice and short and the first time I remember not being ona 747. We were in a 757 which a good friend of mines flies so that was cool. But I must admit I was shocked that it was not a 747 as I had only flown on 747 at that time. Pretty funny. Huh?
Iain
 
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RE: Favorite Flight

Mon Mar 08, 1999 3:00 pm

Tough to say... I think either a SFO-HEL flight last year or the SFO-JFK-HEL flight that I had one week ago. Because on both saw some great scenery, and got to ride on the MD-11, and a ride doesn't get much better then that on the MD-11.
 
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RE: Favorite Flight

Mon Mar 08, 1999 7:09 pm

Los Angeles to Tokyo on Singapore Airlines, the service is unbeatable, i was in economy at the overwing exit with my freind, we had all the leg room there, i was at the window, he was at the aisle, no one in between us.

SFO-LAX, united 727, because the take off was so incredible, like a rocket

LAX-SFO, United DC-8-71, because i'd always wanted to fly on on of the classic jetliners

LAX-SLC-LAX Skyworld 707-300, again, because i've always wanted to fly on a classic jet, greatest of all, is the engines were still the JT3D lowbypass turbofans, the take off was great, it was the quickest flight out there i've ever made
 
Chris
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RE: Favorite Flight

Tue Mar 09, 1999 1:42 am

Any Wardair Canada (now sadly gone). They had modern planes and the best service. I also was upgraded to Club Class on a British Airways Toronto to London flight- wonderful.
 
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RE: Favorite Flight

Tue Mar 09, 1999 11:45 am

My best flight was on an AA.B767-200 from gatwick to raleigh...great food and great service....the flight was faultless too.........more than i can say for the return trip...haha
 
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RE: Favorite Flight

Wed Mar 10, 1999 10:13 am

Mine was LOT Polish Airlines from Chicago to Warsaw in a 767

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