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Thu Sep 28, 2000 4:40 pm

Date/Time : 11 September 20:10
Route : AMS - JNB
Flight # : KL593
Equipment : B747-400
Class flown : Y
Pax on board : 436 (54C+382Y)
Load factor : 99%
Seat : 11D, as requested
Departure : 09 at 20:26 (16 minutes late)
Arrival : 03R at 6:36 (14 minutes early)
Flying time :10h10m
Weather : On departure scattered cloud, 21°C. On arrival overcast, 7°C on arrival. En route fine, no turbulence.
Cruise alt : 29,000 - 33,000

Catering : no choice of main course at dinner (a mistake had been made somewhere). On request I was served two main courses. (KLM serves notoriously small helpings!) I skipped breakfast.

Amenity kit : on KLM? In Y class? Forget it!

Seat : Survivable. 11D is a seat with leg room.

IFE : Overhead monitors, 12 audio channels. Lousy headsets (I bring my own).

Service : Personal service was friendly and efficient.

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