My most memorable flight is my first flight ever (and my first flight alone), FRA
on Lufthansa in 1995, visiting my aunt and uncle in Africa.
I was 7 years old back then, and it was quite an exciting experience. The 744 suffered some technical problems in FRA
, the flight was cancelled and all pax were rebooked on the flight the next day.
My parents had flown to HRE
one day earlier (they had free tickets for an Affretair DC-8 Freighter, but no kids were allowed), so I had to spend the night in the Sheraton airport hotel.
I felt really worried at first (being on my own), but the LH
F/As took good care of me, with one of them staying in the room next to me all the time.
Finally, I arrived one day late (my parents felt really relieved, as they worried more than I did
I'm sure this flight triggered my interest in aviation.
Today, 13 years later, I hope to get aboard this particular 744 some time (it has to be D-ABTC, my aunt still has a photo of it on the tarmac in HRE