Last wednesday I heard that I should come to Francfort yesterday and as my husband had his birthday on saturday I knew that I've to fly from ZRH once again, well I did a quick check about an direct flight into FRA - LH had only BUS class places left for a little bit more than 700 EUR which is inacceptable for me for an maybe 100 day contract and LX liked to have the same for an ECO seat without food so I looked about other possiblities and found cheap flight from ST into DUS - and a Fokker 100 was still missing in my log-book so I booked ST 6091 ZRH DUS on 8th of dec and today back ST6090 (unfortunatly done by an B737-300) and I took the train into FRA (ICE 123 btw ICE 122 both on 8th of dec.).
So yesterday I arrived at ZRH airport on 07:28 and was looking for an germania check-in at Check-in 3 which I found soon and I've gotten Seat number 4F Gate E47 ST6091 08DEC0840 and the girl informed me that they will get closer information about boarding time 20 min. before 8. Well, I tried to find the gates numbered E after buying some duty free cigarettes, but wasn't that easy - the new sky metro didn't come for approx. 5 minutes or but than it worked - security was done also rapid and I've gotten a coffee while waiting for boarding nearby gate E47 which was nice because I'd a perfect look onto the runway. 0810 the flight from DUS arrived and our boarding was done by 0825 and quickly all pax entered the plane and so pushback was only 5 minutes late (and the plane was well fullfilled)
Photo © Alexander Jonsson
landing in DUS was on time and the nicest thing was everything on board except alcohol costs 1 (!!!!) EUR ! *WOW* so I bought a cheese sandwhich and a coffee and pid whopping 2 EUR !!!!
disembarquement in DUS was done by bus (not so in ZRH and not so back) and passport control was done rather quick - it helps to smile and tell "my train !" but again the sky metro to the db station took time
unfortunatly ICE 123 was 30 minutes late and I was frozing too death on DUS main train station. Interview itself was also fine except that the guy does not know when he needs my help ?! *grrr*
return I took ICE 122 (Plan und Spar and Bahn Card 25 ) which was late too but the people where helpful and told me my connection to Neuss a few minutes before arrival (change from 19 to 12 within 1 minutes - nearly without baggage and with two good feet it worked). Met my friends later - and had a little accident also later - you should be more careful if you ran with socks on a timber floor (gut gewachster Pakett) - because I lied myself onto it (auf die Fresse gefallen) - ok my noise hurts.
Well today after 3 hours of sleep I arrived on DUS airport at 0550 and checked in for ST6090 09dec C40 0645 seat 5C which I changed into 23A B737-300 this time it made beep at security but afterwards passport control was rather quick and boarding was done by 0605 pushback was early and we land also in ZRH 4 minutes early
again everything for 1 EUR and not usual for a flight that early three very, very friendly flight attandands
Photo © Konstantin von Wedelstaedt
again passport check was quick and I arrived back on 09:30 and went into bed again at 10 (very, very tired Jumbolino with a ramped noise)
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