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Great Flight With Baboo

Sun Sep 06, 2009 7:35 am

Hello everyone,
This is my first post on airliners.net and for that reason also my first flight review. I hope you will enjoy reading it. All comments are more than welcome...

FLYING AS IT SHOULD BE
The summer of 2009 had been very busy for me. I (an 18 year old student) had worked a lot and made quite a lot of money which I was desperate to spend on something. I wanted to fly a new aircraft type and that’s not that difficult for me. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to find any good offers from my local airport, Amsterdam. So I tried to find something interesting from Switzerland, where I would spend my family holiday this year. Before long I came across something I liked very much. Geneva-Nice-Geneva with FlyBaboo, operated with the Embraer 190, an a/c I have always wanted to fly on.

Next mission: convince my parents that they should drive me to Geneva and let me go to Nice for the day. My mum wasn’t that willing to listen and neither was my dad. I tried really hard and said that they could finally have some time to themselves and go and see the famous fountain in the city centre of Geneva. At last they agreed that I could go to Nice. They asked me if I could return as early as possible so I had to book my return flight with easyJet Switzerland since Baboo only operates a morning and an evening flight. Outbound flight was 52,80 CHF and the return flight €40,15. Making the low cost airline flight more expensive.

After a great holiday in the wallis/vallais area in Switzerland we drove to Geneva where my parents and I would spend the night in a cheap Etap hotel near the airport. The hotel was just five minutes away from the airport.

20 August 2009,
I woke up at 4 o’clock in the morning, an hour before my alarm would go off. Trying to go back to sleep was nearly impossible since I was really excited about the day ahead. As soon as my alarm went off I jumped into the shower, dressed and grabbed my bag. My parents drove me to the airport where I arrived a little before 6 AM.


1. My flight would depart from the France part of the airport

Flybaboo doesn’t offer online check in and neither can you reserve a seat when you have booked Baboo Saver. The only way to be ensured of a good seat is to come to the airport very early and check in immediately. That is the reason why I got to the airport over 2 hours before my departure time.
Geneva is separated in a large Swiss part and a rather small French part. My flight to Nice would depart from the French side so I followed the signs to the F gates. Just before security I found the check-in desks. Just one desk was open for my flight.
“Bonjour, parlez vous anglais?” I started. “Of course I do” did the lady answer to me with a very nice French tongue. I showed her my booking details and asked if it was possible to have a window seat on the right hand side. No problem she said. In under one minute I received my boarding pass and was ready to go thru security. I looked at my boarding pass, she put me on 6D. Not the best window seat (I would have preferred to be a bit further to the back) but still...

The queue at security wasn’t very long at this time of the morning but I still had to wait for five minutes. After security I entered a dull, empty and not very nice looking terminal. It was still dark outside and there were no shops to go and visit because the only shop I found was still closed. I seated myself and soon got very bored. Nowhere to go for the next 2 hours made me feel even more miserable. And then I would fly in the Embraer somewhere up the front. Grrr..
I got up, went back out of airside into landside and went straight to the lady who had checked me in. She remembered me when I said I would like to have a seat a little more towards to back of the aircraft. She even recalled that I specifically asked for a seat on the right hand side. “Would you like to have a seat in the back or middle of the plane?” she asked. I asked for a seat in the back. 25D was on my second boaring pass. At least it was better than 6D.


2. My second boarding pass with seat 25D.

I walked around landside for a while before I went thru security for the second time. By now the shop had been opened and I looked in it for a short while. When I discovered there was a second level in the terminal I got really excited. Upstairs was just as boring as downstairs though I was able to see two FlyBaboo aircraft from here. One Dash and one Embraer, will it be mine???
Further I saw a lot of easyJet aircrafts, an Air France A320, KLM 733 and a couple of Swiss jets. Nothing to get excited about in my opinion.


3. The upper floor of the terminal. All gates have airbridges here.

Flight information
Number: F7 0291
Date: 20 August, 2009
Departure time: 07:50
Arrival Time: 08:50
Class: Economy

Aircraft information
Type: Embraer 190LR
Tail number: HB-JQF
Delivered: 2 June, 2008


4. FlyBaboo flight 0291 is codeshared with Air France. Since I booked my flight with Baboo I wasn't able to collect any Flying Blue Miles

At 7:10 boarding started at gate F64 . This was announced in both French and English. Not in German, the most spoken language in Switzerland. There were two staff at the terminal door. One checked the passports and the other male scanned the boarding passes. It seemed that there was a problem with my boarding pass. The machine didn’t scan it correctly and I was handed yet another boarding pass with my name on in. Then I entered the bus.


5. On our way to our aircraft.

The short bus drive (didn’t take any longer than one minute) took us to HB-JQF, Baboo’s second E-90, delivered in June 2008. It was parked between another Embraer and one of Baboo’s Dashes. I was impressed by the look of “my plane”. Very clean and a great colour scheme in my opinion.


6. HB-JQF in the morning sunshine. What a beautiful aircraft!!



7. Embraers ERJ-190 are powered by 2 General Electric CF34-10E.


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9.


10.I love the red symbols on the fuselage

We were only able to board the plane through the front of the plane. When I entered the plane I was warmly welcomed by two smiling female flight attendants. When I walked through the very impressive cabin towards my seat I realized that I had received a new boarding pass and might have got a new seat too. I checked but couldn’t find it at first. A stewardess in the back of the plane noticed a couldn’t find my seat and helped me out. Seat 9C!!! An aisle seat. I was most disappointed and asked her (in English) if the flight was full today. Fortunately she could confirm what I already thought, the flight was only about 60% full today. She said I could sit wherever I wanted. Soon boarding was completed and the engines were started immediately.


11.One of Baboo's dashes. They have 2 of them.


12.This would be my seat for the next 45 minutes.


The members of the cabin crew introduced themselves and demonstrated the in flight safety manually (again in French and English). In the meanwhile our captain taxied to the runway. After safety demonstration was completed we were lined up at the runway. After an Augsburg E-95 arrived we taxied onto the runway and we began our take off role.


13.What a great surprise to see one of Lufthansa Embraers just before departure.


14.


15. Rotate.


16. Flying over the outskirts of Geneva.

Once air born we made a left hand turn towards the south. A announcement was made that the seatbelt signs were soon to be turned off. When this happened I got out of my chair and walked to the back of the plane to take a photo of the cabin. Before I did I asked the crew if it was a problem and they said it was fine.


17. I really liked the cabin!

While I was taking photos of the beautiful cabin (I will get back to the cabin later in my review) the crew started the FREE in flight service for this 45 minutes flight. I was very impressed by the service they offered. First of all, everybody (except me because I was taking photos) was handed a small bottle of orange juice. Then one of the crew members came through the cabin with a large tray with muffins. They all looked so delicious, I didn’t know which one to choose. It looked like “Granny Baboo” had baked them freshly just an hour before. They were nicely decorated with a piece of dried fruit and dusted with powder sugar. No surprise of course that they tasted very good.


18. Granny Baboo muffin. Sorry for poor quality

I had just taken one bite of the muffin when another stewardess asked me if I would have liked to have some tea with my muffin. I took a cup and she poured tea in the cup. After yet another minute I was offered a cup of coffee. When I finished my tea and muffin I got a refreshing towel.


19. A very full tray.

Then when I thought everything was handed out and all service for this short hop was finished a stewardess offered me a small Swiss chocolate! I felt like flying in business class while actually paying less than a flight with a LCC! I was so impressed!


20. Chocolate

Three words about the cabin which come to my mind? Spotless, bright and spacious! Really, it was a great cabin especially for such a short flight. The leather seats were comfy and had tons of legroom (that’s my opinion but I’m just 1,70M tall). In the seatback in front of me was a PTV installed. Unfortunately it was out of use on this short flight but I THINK on longer flights you are able to watch live TV on them (fee may apply). The lighting was great; very natural colours in my opinion. What I also like about the airplane, are the wide windows. I had a great view out of them. (Can anybody tell me if they are actually large or if this is just me?)


21. Legroom for today's flight was very good for such a short flight.


22. The radio/tv controls were installed in the armrest.


23. Overhead panel.

The cabin crew was friendly and really wanted to make the flight enjoyable for everyone. They smiled, the entire flight and talked English fluently.

Since we flew over the Alps we had some spectacular views of the mountains. Some of them had glaciers on them.


24. Shot out of window shortly after departure from Geneva.


25. An other passenger pointed out the mountains on the left hand side. I would get a better view of them on my way back.


26. This was one of the biggest glacier I saw from the plane.


27. The red winglet.

After about 30 minutes of flying we descended towards Nice Cote d’Azur Airport. I could see the airport on the right hand side when we flew in. We made a couple of sharp turns to the right over sea and landed on runway 04L


28. Nice airport can be seen just left from the centre of the photo.


29.


30. After a soft touch down we used nearly the entire runway before we turned onto the taxiway.

Nice was full with executive jets. Lots of Bombardiers but also some larger aircrafts like 767s and even a 727. Our aircraft taxied past some of them. Then we turned onto our parking spot and the engines were turned off. In about three minutes everybody was deplaned. I asked if I could have a look in the cockpit and that was no problem. I couldn’t stay very long since all other passengers were waiting for me in the bus. I just had enough time to take a photo.
After a short drive we arrived in terminal one.



31. Nice is the place to go for executive jets.



32. The captain was still in the flight deck when I entered it. I told him in my best French that this was my first flight in an Embraer. He replied to that in French which I couldn't understand. Than he (rather clumsily) asked if I liked the flight.


33. The cabin was empty when I came out of the cockpit. Here's a photo of it from the front of the plane.



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36. As you can see on the screen my flight had arrived five minutes early.


Baboo is definitely a great airline and their fares are more than reasonable. My return flight from Nice to Geneva with easyJet was “horrible” and more expensive than my flight from GVA to NCE with Baboo. Baboo's cabin, their crew, their service are outstanding in my opinion (I have never flown Singapore, Malaysian etc.). If you ever get the chance to fly with Baboo, do so. I don’t think you will be disappointed.



Thanks for reading/viewing my first flight review. I hope you like it.
 
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:00 am

Hi Miles,

it seems you're living not too far from my place actually  Wink What a nice idea to fly a bit in summer holidays. I think you've scored the first FlyBaboo tripreport here as well.

While the Emb190 series is missing in my log till today, it's on the planning for later this year hopefully. LH/Augsburg will operate the type to AMS from this winter. I'll try to get on one soon.
First, I've to do the BA Emb170, which will be quite a similar flight experience of course.

Quoting Amsspot (Thread starter):
I felt like flying in business class while actually paying less than a flight with a LCC!

You really have to book a business class ticket then and try the real business class. It's somewhat different. But I understand what you mean, and you've received good food for sure, for an economy class and 45 minute flight!

Quoting Amsspot (Thread starter):
My return flight from Nice to Geneva with easyJet was “horrible”

Tell us more? I've never experienced horrible flights on them, so I'm interested in your experience. So far, I rate easyJet among the better lowcost companies in Europe.

btw, your EOS camera (?) produces fine images. Well done!

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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:04 am

Great trip report. Amazing photo quality. What kind of camera are you using?

Service looked good.

The PTV is interesting. I wonder if they are the first carrier in Europe to install the DirecTV/LiveTV product. Already AC/B6/AD/DJ have E190s with the TV, so they may have just turned them off for the short duration, although they usually display the flight map.
 
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:35 am

Hi there

Great way to start with a TR like this! Big compliment! A very enjoyable read with superb pics!
Baboo sure is top notch. I had quite a similar experience with them last year and also enjoyed every second on board!

Quoting Airbuseric (Reply 1):
I think you've scored the first FlyBaboo trip report here as well.

I think the second... I posted my NCE - GVA leg about a year ago  Wink

Keep reports like these coming!
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:56 am

Hi,

Nice trip report. Especially a really good first post.

That aircraft looks really nice. Thats a very fine interior and service.

Tim,

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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Sun Sep 06, 2009 9:23 am

Very nice trip report! We don't see Baboo trip reports often on here...
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Sun Sep 06, 2009 10:23 am



Quoting Airbuseric (Reply 1):
I think you've scored the first FlyBaboo tripreport here as well.



Quoting Amigocharlie (Reply 3):
I think the second... I posted my NCE - GVA leg about a year ago Wink

I'm sorry guys, RootsAir posted his FlyBaboo TR back in 2007  Wink
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Sun Sep 06, 2009 5:26 pm

I flew the same route 1 year ago on AF / CityJet and Baboo looks a lot better. I also like the Embraer. I flew on a smaller one with SWISS from GVA to Rome.

I don't know what happened because SWISS no longer operate these aircraft.
 
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Sun Sep 06, 2009 5:53 pm



Quoting Semsem (Reply 7):
I don't know what happened because SWISS no longer operate these aircraft.

Swiss never flew Embraer EMB170/190 series.
The only Embraers flown by LX were Embraer 145's, which is a different aircraft family.
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Sun Sep 06, 2009 6:42 pm

Hi AMSspot and welcome to airliners! Thanks for sharing your report, I was not familiar with this airline at all but I gotta say they look nice! Great to get on the E190, neat looking planes!

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Sun Sep 06, 2009 7:25 pm

Thanks all for the coments.

My return flight with easyJet was "horrible" because I was kind of spoiled after my outbound flight. If I wouldn't have flown Baboo just 3 hours before I would say easyJet is an OK airline, which of course it is.

The camera I used is a Canon EOS 350D.
 
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:40 pm

Fantastic pics and report. Always wanted to see what they were like. They had a codeshare with OA on the ATH-GVA. Love the interiors. I presume they would have PTV's switched on for at ATH-NCE-GVA service.

Would love to try them one day. A DUB-GVA would be good  Big grin

Reading their website they have a fresh attitude to ''clients''.

Thanks again

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Mon Sep 07, 2009 5:17 am

I had the chance to fly with them in May on NAP-GVA and I can certainly agree that the service and product is excellent. The 190 was kept in an immaculate condition and the crew was warm and professional. The service wasn't much more than any other airline, but the way it was done and presented was far better. Being offered a finger sandwich and small yogurt cup from a tray is far nicer than being tossed a bag of peanuts like many other airlines do. They only offered coffee, tea, or water to drink, but the service still was wonderful and I didn't mind. Another plus is that GVA is a clean and convenient airport.
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Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:46 am

Unfortunately the pictures aren't viewable at the moment. I will repost them later today. I'm so sorry.
 
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Mon Sep 07, 2009 9:29 am



Quoting Amsspot (Reply 13):
Unfortunately the pictures aren't viewable at the moment

If you upgrade to PRO for one month they will show again and it only costs you $2.99 !!
 
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Mon Sep 07, 2009 11:26 am

Good report, nice to see an airline keeping up its standards, I flew with them a few years ago and they still are the best regional airlines I have flown on.
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Mon Sep 07, 2009 6:42 pm



Quoting OA260 (Reply 14):
If you upgrade to PRO for one month they will show again and it only costs you $2.99 !!

Thanks for your suggestion. Next time I will upload my photos elsewhere.
 
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Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:27 pm

Great report & pictures, really enjoyed reading about your trip on this little reported upon airline.

Service look pretty good too, even more so when it was cheaper than the EZY flight back!

Sure look forward to more reports.

Regards

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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:41 pm

Hello,

Very nice trip report indeed. You shared a lot of great pictures and the information is good as well. It seems like Baboo is an amazing air line. IAfter your report I'm quite excited to try them out (I live 2 hours from Geneva, so shouldn't be a big problem). I might as well go down to Nice.

I believe you have to pay a small fee for their PTV, you can slide your credit card above the screen.

By the way, I was spotting at GVA that day (August 20) and I caught HB-JQF in the afternoon probably coming back from another flight:

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w8/foreign_phil/IMG_4349.jpg

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Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:04 pm

Was this an ex-B6 plane? The seats look very much like B6's (different color leather, but same design), and those armrest controls are identical.

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Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:58 pm

Not that I know, I think they were all delivered straight from Embraer.
 
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Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:09 pm

No Baboo has taken delivery of 3 Embraer 190 aircraft with 2 still up for delivery in 2010 presumably.
 
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Tue Sep 08, 2009 8:00 pm

I had no idea Baboo was this classy of an airline!
Their product looks amazing. Way to go Baboo and great trip report!

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Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:08 pm



Quoting Mir (Reply 19):
Was this an ex-B6 plane? The seats look very much like B6's (different color leather, but same design), and those armrest controls are identical

As far as I know, all of Baboo's E-jets were delivered new. Also, every E-Jet I've flown on has had the same seat design, just different materials.
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Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:04 am

I have a feeling that this plane was built for B6, but delivered directly to Baboo. I don't think XM or DirecTv work in Europe.
 
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Wed Sep 09, 2009 2:11 am



Quoting BMI727 (Reply 23):
As far as I know, all of Baboo's E-jets were delivered new. Also, every E-Jet I've flown on has had the same seat design, just different materials.

I know AC's E75/90 Y seats are the same design (different seat covering though). That being said, they don't have any controls in the armrest.

Neat trip report!
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Wed Sep 09, 2009 2:12 am

Wow your report is amazing and I am convinced that I need to fly flybaboo in the near future...

I like a classy LCC!

Thanks,
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Thu Sep 10, 2009 10:28 am

Thank you for sharing your experience with us.

Impressive report- beautiful pictures -this airline looks very appealing!

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Thu Sep 10, 2009 11:08 am

WOW ! I am really impressed ! Baboo looks really like a great little airline !!
 
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Fri Oct 09, 2009 10:45 am

Cool TR! Baboo is majority-owned by Lebanon's M1 Travel Group.
 
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Sat Oct 10, 2009 9:06 am

Hi AMSspot,

Great report with nice pics!

Baboo looks pretty decent. The interior is appealing. The service is exemplary.

What a lucky guy to fly Embraer! This beauty is still on my to do list.

Thank you for sharing.

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Sat Oct 10, 2009 9:43 am

Great trip report Amsspot. I flew on on a LOT Embraer 170 earlier this year between Warsaw and Vienna. They are a very nice aircraft, much more comfortable than most regional jets.

The quality of your photography is great. Keep flying and smiling!
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Sat Oct 10, 2009 11:07 am

What an excellent first post and a most enjoyable TR to read. I've just booked a flight with Baboo myself, although it will be Darwin who actually fly. Now i know why I wasn't able to reserve a seat in advance, it must have been to do with the fare.

Whereabouts in the Valais did you spend your holiday? I spent two weeks in Verbier in September.

The whole Baboo product seems excellent, smart and comfortable aircraft, great inflight service and good prices. Nice to see an airline offering all these things.

Many thanks for sharing your experiences & happy flying
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Sat Oct 10, 2009 11:11 am



Quoting SANAV8R (Reply 2):

The PTV is interesting. I wonder if they are the first carrier in Europe to install the DirecTV/LiveTV product. Already AC/B6/AD/DJ have E190s with the TV, so they may have just turned them off for the short duration, although they usually display the flight map.

Is the IFE system working at all. Why arent they playing a Safety video instead of the crew performing the safety demonstration manually?
 
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Mon Oct 12, 2009 11:52 am

I'm glad to hear you seem to like my review. Yet again thanks for the replies

Flybaboo has recently updated and restyled their website. They don't mention anything about an in-flight entertainment system on their new site. Also, when I booked my flight I send an e-mail to Baboo asking them if the IFE had been installed yet, they didn't anwser this question.

There's a cabin shot from one of Baboo's E-90 on myaviation.net on which the PTVs display:
"Soon on board: Baboo Live TV"
The photo was taken in 2008.

Quoting Infodesk (Reply 32):
Whereabouts in the Valais did you spend your holiday?

I spend two weeks near the city of Brig and saw all famous mountains in the area. Verbier is more to the west isn't it. Nearby Sion? I have been there in winter. Hopefully you had a great time in Verbier.
 
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Sun Nov 08, 2009 8:18 pm



Quoting LXA340 (Reply 33):
Is the IFE system working at all. Why arent they playing a Safety video instead of the crew performing the safety demonstration manually?

No, the PTV isn't working at all on BBO aircrafts. Apparently the system was designed only for live TV and it's not possible to show a video with sound on the loudspeakers' system. Only sound available from the seat headphone plug !! As europe is not "Live TV for airplane" equipped, the screens will be removed during the next major maintenance checks on each E190 sadly...
 
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Tue Dec 08, 2009 12:14 pm



Quoting SANAV8R (Reply 2):
lready AC/B6/AD/DJ have E190s with the TV, so they may have just turned them off for the short duration, although they usually display the flight map.

DJ's Embraer fleet does not feature IFE.
 
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Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:57 pm



Quoting N707PA (Reply 24):
I have a feeling that this plane was built for B6, but delivered directly to Baboo. I don't think XM or DirecTv work in Europe.

I think that is the most likely reason... the cabin of this plane is just like a JetBlue E190 except it is red where B6 is blue - and the seats are a different color.

Maybe this was one of JetBlue's deferred orders? But why would it have all of the live tv stuff put on it? Hmmmm....
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:21 pm

Nice trip report. I just flew GVA -> TLS with Fly Baboo and confirm that the style with which the airline provides its service is second to none in the regional/short haul market. Hats off to Baboo. Amsspot is exactly right - this is "flying as it should be". I compare with the ancient twin-prop "no-service" service I had on CDG->LHR on an Airlinair operated Air France yesterday for twice the price... well... i can't because there is no comparison.
I hope that the economics of the product work because it is really enjoyable.
BTW good load on my GVA->TLS flight... looked like 90%+
 
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RE: Great Flight With Baboo

Sat Dec 19, 2009 12:50 am

Man that's a sexy cabin the seats the lighting everything....I too like a classy LCC...
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