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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sat Jan 21, 2012 10:28 pm

Hi Nils,

great report, thanks! I like the style, though it makes commenting a bit more difficult  
I took that ANR-LCY flight a few years ago, though I had OO-VLO:
http://signol.blogspot.com/2011/05/a...e-round-europe-in-4-12-days-5.html
Service on your flights looks good. Ashame you declined the Cityjet sandwich, so you couldn't compare the two!

Finally, how did you get back home from AMS?

Thanks again for the report!

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Sat Jan 21, 2012 11:08 pm

Hi Nils,

nice style, I remember seeing such kind of style before by one of our SE-Asia members... he made a kind of cartoon of the tripreport. Quoting is difficult though;

1) OO-VLL: also flown by me
2) Business Life: standard on Cityflyer afaik, and I also see it on random BA mainline
3) CityJet dessert: still from the VLM era. Service reduced a lot, but the chocolate remains!
4) LY in AMS, the 757 was also noticed by me from the highway. A common parking position for governmental flights.
5) Highway to HEL? No, not really, but this A9-highway gets really jammed in the morning and evening rush hour!
6) Holland flooded? Well we were at some parts, but not in the area around AMS. Lucky me!

I love the Embraers, and the 190 is missing till today. Even now, my booked Emb190 KLM flight was substituted by a F100 instead. Next try, Next week! Same route, same plane? We'll see!

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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sat Jan 21, 2012 11:14 pm

Hi Nils!

As usual a very nice report, looks like you didn't want to experience having a backlog more than a few days?  
Nice style on this report, but as others have mentioned it makes it a bit difficult to quote though.
Nice to read about your experience with BA Cityflyer, they seem great. I will be flying them myself in March, hopefully finally getting LCY into my log.
The flight on CityJet seemed quite nice too, and always nice to get a ride on a F50!

Martin
 
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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sat Jan 21, 2012 11:52 pm

Hey Nils. Excellent TR! What a unique and artistic way to describe your flights. I personally loved it! The only downside is that one cannot quote any of the text but that's a small price to pay  

I like the look of ANR. I bet it's a very stress-free airport. I have never flown on a F50. In the distant future when paleonto-aviationists study the evolution of aircraft from its early forms to more modern ones I bet F50 will be one of the key "missing links"  

Thanks for putting this together!

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Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:11 am

Cool pictorial Nils. Its always good to see people trying a different angle on these reports. Kudos.

Some really nice effects with those pictures and all the detail is there.

Gate 21!! tears in my eyes.

Cheers for the report mate.
Lee.
 
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Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:25 am

Hey

Great report, I really loved the "That's all folks" picture at the end...
cheers
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Sun Jan 22, 2012 5:29 am

Hi Nils,

Different TR this time; to be honest, I prefer it the 'classic' way...also, your pictures seem to be of a less colour  

Also, quoting is quite difficult this way...

You had an interesting routing, and also so ealy in the day; was this for a specific reason, not to stay longer in London ?

The LY 757 was used for an official state visit, hence that parking position at SPL...

Looking forward to your next TR; IMHO, it should be in the 'normal/classic' way again, sorry...

Cheers,

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Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:04 am

Hi Nils,

A lovely avant-garde report. Although like Eric stated above it makes quoting bloody difficult so I won't  

That looks like a nice way to spend the morning before heading to work and even get a couple of free breakfast thrown in. Well done.
 
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Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:19 am

Hi Nils !

Nice report with nice pictures!

Taking off from LCY seems like a very nice kick-in-the-butt experience!

Looking forward to your next report!

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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:14 am

Thanks for posting Nils, and trying out a different style!
In enjoyed reading it, as said on FB, I'm planning to do this route in reverse order this spring.

A few comments:
1) Great service on Cityjet, a sandwhich, a snack and drinks. Great that they offer a snack too, if a sandwich is too filling in the morning
2) I think the difference between a E190 and a E190SR has to do with the certification to land at LCY. E190SR are certified to land there, normal E190 aren't.
3) I've seen that Business Life magazine and a lot of BA flights, so yes, I think it standard.

Did you take the train back to Antwerp? A Fyra or the normal Intercity train via Roosendaal?
 
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Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:21 am

Hi Nils,

When you told us last week you would not be able to publish this report as fast as your last one I really thought we would get to wait for some weeks at minimum. But nope, only a couple of days later this nicely pictured (I guess I can't say written) report popped up. Perhaps you couldn't cope with the stress in the feeling of having a backlog?

And what about the new style in your report? I absolutely love it. Pictures of excellent quality together with some amusing remarks. As the crowd has already spoken, the new layout does make commenting hard, but that won't stop me from doing so!

@ The Fokker 50: A question I need to ask everyone that flew on the F50 -- did it have the same musky signature smell that the airBaltic examples have?

@ The Cityjet meal service: I am stunned by all you got on such a short flight! Shame they had a cookie and not a muffin though. And why did you decline the sandwich? You know many A.netters are hungry when browsing trip reports.

@ The Cityjet inflight magazine: I haven't seen such a stylish cover in a looong time!  

@ Your conversation about the Embraer flight being half empty: Good to see the FA being an optimist, that's much needed in the economic situation we live in today.

@ Chicken wings:         

@ Highway to HEL: Why not highway to Hell (in Norway)?.

Regards,
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Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:49 am

Hi Nils!

have you unlocked some premium function on Picnic?   It's been a great read, so unusual and and so funny! Well done. Some bits and pieces made me giggle, like your checklist and the chicken wings already cited by 717Flyer.

I'm surprised by CityFlyer, didn't know that they offered such a big load of catering for a trip that doesn't even allow you to seat comfortably. BA mainline would give you some Korma-flavoured crisps and that'd be all. However, the business life mag is standard literature in Club cabins if I remember correctly but sometimes I also find it in Euro Traveller. I'm quite envious that you've flown once again the E190, it's still on my "to do" list.

Cheers,

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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:54 pm

Beautiful! Entertaining! Brilliant layout! What else can I say, Nils?   

I do not mind being unable to quote. This particular report is a league of their owns and I have thoroughly enjoyed it.  

Thank you for sharing.

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Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:29 pm

Great report, very different from everything around here! I took LCY-ANR back in july and my friends in Antwerp didn't even believe me when I told the I had arrived in Deurne!
 
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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:37 pm

Hi Nils!

This is the most refreshing TR I've seen on a.net! Kudos on such an excellent work of Art and great effort in editing all your photos! I love this artistic form!

Warmest regards,
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Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:57 pm

Hey Nils ,
This is truly unique and I think you have just made your personal own style of reports and you must do more of this in future. I loved it . Really different !

I hope its not too long before we see another one despite what you said .

Well done mate and you really done yourself proud with this one   

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Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:16 pm

Hey, Nils,

interesting to follow you´re new style story.
It looks like good work to fit in all the text details to the pictures, well done.
You know, I´ve done these LCY connection not that long ago.

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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:10 pm

Hi Nils

I also really enjoyed this change of style as well. I even managed to read about Gate 21 at LCY without wanting to cry. Great stuff. Some fab pictures as well too. Looks like you had a nice set of flights. I love smaller airports - there is something more personal about them. You captured the atmosphere really well.

The EM190 is a lovely aircraft - as I've said before. It's one of my favourites...up there with Dash 8s!

Thanks for trying something a little different - much appreciated!

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Sun Jan 22, 2012 4:32 pm

Hi Nils,

Thanks for the report. Nice to see a different style for a change. Well done on editing all the photos with the text. It added a lot to what were a fairly routine set of flights and made for a really enjoyable read. Keep it up buddy!

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Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:20 pm

Hi Nils

Great trip report, it was nice to read.
I actually like the new form and style of the report.
Quite entertaining, hope to see some more like that.
City-jet (ex-VG) seems to be very decent, but the F50 windows are very low indeed.


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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:37 pm

Really a great trip report! Very refreshing and different for a change, I liked the 'tongue in cheek' captions on the photos, telling a story from start to end. The choice of font complements the story and I like the colours of the photographs, nice job!
 
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Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:38 pm

Nils

I just love this new style   Made me laugh big time haha!
Yeah, really lovely to read!

I was thinking about doing the same though, EIN-LCY-AMS one day
but Cityjet isn't that cheap to be honest so I'll have to wait for that ...

Thanks for this fabulous TR, it was a pleasure to read it and well done.

Best regards,

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Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:46 pm

I like the style! Almost like reading a comic book.
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Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:34 pm

Hi Nils

This must be without a doubt one of the coolest and certainly the most stylish trip report I've ever seen or read here. I really like it. It's not just the witty remarks you put all over the place but also the work you've done on the photos. Even the unsightly F. 50 has a certain grace about it in this format!

I look forward to your next escapade, both in terms of flying and reporting!

Cheers,
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Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:30 pm

Hello Nils!

Thanks for the nice story! Like the style! I guess it tooks some time making this report!?But quoting is not that easy like some other comment too  CityJet seem to be a nice carrier. I´m thinking of try them out next month!

Looking forward to read some stories from you even if it takes some time. As you told me last week it will be your last trip for a while but for good reasons off course!!

Greetings
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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:03 pm

Hi Nils,

what a great idea,

that piece of art could be an early ad of the aviation industry.
An interesting early morning trip to London.

Thanks a lot for sharing!
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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Mon Jan 23, 2012 7:55 am

Hello everyone, many thanks for posting a comment on my story.
I realize for some of you it’s ‘more difficult’ to reply properly without being able to quote. I just wanted to turn an otherwise mundane TR into something more lively. From my point of view, I succeeded.
Considering my next report somewhere in a distant future: maybe back to the old school way, maybe something else, something new again, I’ll see.
Thanks for your appreciation!

Quoting signol (Reply 1):
Hi Nils,

great report, thanks!

Hello signol, many thanks mate!

Quoting signol (Reply 1):
Service on your flights looks good. Ashame you declined the Cityjet sandwich

I wasn’t hungry at that moment + I had a proper brekkie at home early in the morning.

Quoting signol (Reply 1):
Finally, how did you get back home from AMS?

By regular IC train.

Quoting airbuseric (Reply 2):
Hi Nils,

nice style

Hello there Eric, thanks my friend.

Quoting airbuseric (Reply 2):
Business Life: standard on Cityflyer afaik, and I also see it on random BA mainline

I see, makes sense on these business routes ex-LCY.

Quoting airbuseric (Reply 2):
Service reduced a lot, but the chocolate remains!

What do you mean by ‘a lot’? I think the service still is quite substantial.

Quoting airbuseric (Reply 2):
No, not really, but this A9-highway gets really jammed in the morning and evening rush hour!

Oh I see. Do you have to ride this one frequently?

Quoting airbuseric (Reply 2):
I love the Embraers

Same here!

Quoting deltamartin (Reply 3):
Hi Nils!

Hello deltamartin!

Quoting deltamartin (Reply 3):
As usual a very nice report, looks like you didn't want to experience having a backlog more than a few days?

Thanks and no, I couldn’t stand having a backlog for a few days  

Quoting deltamartin (Reply 3):
Nice style on this report

I’m glad you liked it.

Quoting deltamartin (Reply 3):
I will be flying them myself in March, hopefully finally getting LCY into my log.

That’ll be pretty cool. I’m looking out for that story already.

Quoting Widebodyroga (Reply 4):
Hey Nils. Excellent TR!

Hello Widebodyroga, thank my friend!

Quoting Widebodyroga (Reply 4):
What a unique and artistic way to describe your flights

I tried hard to be mainstream this time 

Quoting Widebodyroga (Reply 4):
I bet it's a very stress-free airport.

It sure it, I was totally at ease   

Quoting Widebodyroga (Reply 4):
In the distant future when paleonto-aviationists study the evolution of aircraft from its early forms to more modern ones I bet F50 will be one of the key "missing links"

That’s a darn funny way to describe it!

Quoting AlwaysOnAPlane (Reply 5):
Cool pictorial Nils. Its always good to see people trying a different angle on these reports. Kudos.

Thanks Lee, I’m glad you liked this different TR!

Quoting AlwaysOnAPlane (Reply 5):
Gate 21!! tears in my eyes.

I still can’t believe how you guys succeeded in missing your flight  

Quoting adityashankar (Reply 6):
Hey

Great report

Helle there, many thanks!

Quoting MH017 (Reply 7):
Hi Nils,

Hi MH017!

Quoting MH017 (Reply 7):
I prefer it the 'classic' way...also, your pictures seem to be of a less colour

No problem with that Pieter. Indeed when editing photos like that, the colors and resolution change. But it’s the overall feel that is important as well, you know  

Quoting MH017 (Reply 7):
The LY 757 was used for an official state visit

I was thinking about that as well.

Quoting FlyingFinn76 (Reply 8):
Hi Nils,

A lovely avant-garde report.

Hello Petteri, thanks mate, glad you liked it. My rhyming skills are not the best so I did it this way  

Quoting The777Man (Reply 9):
Hi Nils !

Nice report with nice pictures!

Hello Lars! Thanks very much.

Quoting The777Man (Reply 9):
Taking off from LCY seems like a very nice kick-in-the-butt experience!

Yes it was: brakes on, full power, brakes loose and the rest you can imagine.

Quoting roberts87 (Reply 10):
Thanks for posting Nils, and trying out a different style!

Thanks Robert, and yup the style was certainly different this time.

Quoting roberts87 (Reply 10):
I'm planning to do this route in reverse order this spring.

Are you? That’ll be a nice comparison report then.

Quoting roberts87 (Reply 10):
I think the difference between a E190 and a E190SR has to do with the certification to land at LCY. E190SR are certified to land there, normal E190 aren't.

Thanks for clarifying, I did not know that.

Quoting roberts87 (Reply 10):
Did you take the train back to Antwerp? A Fyra or the normal Intercity train via Roosendaal?

I took the regular IC train back to Antwerp this time, the cheapest way by far.

Quoting 717Flyer (Reply 11):
Hi Nils,

Hi 717Flyer!

Quoting 717Flyer (Reply 11):
Perhaps you couldn't cope with the stress in the feeling of having a backlog?

Nope, it’s a very uncomfortable feeling I tell you.

Quoting 717Flyer (Reply 11):
And what about the new style in your report? I absolutely love it.

Thanks, I’m glad you liked it.

Quoting 717Flyer (Reply 11):
did it have the same musky signature smell that the airBaltic examples have?

Nope, it smelled morningly and refreshing!

Quoting 717Flyer (Reply 11):
And why did you decline the sandwich?

Not hungry... is that an explanation  

Quoting 717Flyer (Reply 11):
Good to see the FA being an optimist, that's much needed in the economic situation we live in today.

Good point.

Quoting 717Flyer (Reply 11):
Why not highway to Hell (in Norway)?

There actually is a town in Norway called ‘Hell’. Wouldn’t want to live there...

Quoting JL418 (Reply 12):
Hi Nils!

have you unlocked some premium function on Picnic?

Hi Fabrizio, you’re on to something my friend...

Quoting JL418 (Reply 12):
It's been a great read, so unusual and and so funny!

Thanks, I like it that you liked it.

Quoting JL418 (Reply 12):
I'm surprised by CityFlyer, didn't know that they offered such a big load of catering for a trip that doesn't even allow you to seat comfortably.

Actually I sat more comfortable on this flight than on any other flight of this duration I once had. Comfort was A++++!

Quoting akhmad (Reply 13):
Beautiful! Entertaining! Brilliant layout! What else can I say, Nils?

Not much more I guess Suryo. Thanks for your kind words, I feel honored.

Quoting RCS763AV (Reply 14):
Great report, very different from everything around here!

Thanks Gareth, I tried to stand out this time and I’m glad you liked it.

Quoting rvxkaz (Reply 15):
Hi Nils!

Hi RvXKaZ!

Quoting rvxkaz (Reply 15):
This is the most refreshing TR I've seen on a.net! Kudos on such an excellent work of Art and great effort in editing all your photos! I love this artistic form!

Thanks my friend, you gave me inspiration through your video reports, you really did. Take it as an honoration to your stories  

Quoting OA260 (Reply 16):
Hey Nils ,
This is truly unique and I think you have just made your personal own style of reports and you must do more of this in future. I loved it . Really different !

Hello Philip! Thanks for your kind words. It’s nice to hear from long time users that you do a good job so thanks again.

Quoting OA260 (Reply 16):
I hope its not too long before we see another one despite what you said .

Certainly a few or more months now...

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 17):
Hey, Nils,

interesting to follow you

Hello Markus. Many thanks. Yeah - I remember you taking that flight from ANR to LCY  

Quoting photoshooter (Reply 22):
Nils

I just love this new style Made me laugh big time haha!
Yeah, really lovely to read!

Hello Niek, many thanks! I’m glad you liked it.

Quoting photoshooter (Reply 22):
but Cityjet isn't that cheap to be honest

I think you can get and EIN-LCY ride for as little as € 59 if you book well in advance.

Quoting jwhite9185 (Reply 23):
I like the style! Almost like reading a comic book.

Thanks!

Quoting Knightsofmalta (Reply 24):
Hi Nils

This must be without a doubt one of the coolest and certainly the most stylish trip report I've ever seen or read here.

Hello William, thanks for your kind words my friend. Makes me happy you liked this ‘other’ style of reporting.

Quoting parton87 (Reply 25):
Hello Nils!

Thanks for the nice story!

Good day Robert!

Quoting parton87 (Reply 25):
I guess it tooks some time making this report!?

Yes, it took some time, but it was for a good cause   

Quoting parton87 (Reply 25):
I´m thinking of try them out next month!

Please do so, you will not be dissappointed!

Quoting parton87 (Reply 25):
but for good reasons off course!!

Indeed, for very good reasons.

Quoting Luxair747SP (Reply 26):
Hi Nils,

Hello Johannes, how are you?

Quoting Luxair747SP (Reply 26):
that piece of art could be an early ad of the aviation industry

I certainly did not think of that but now you say so, maybe yes.

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Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:42 pm

Quoting signol (Reply 1):
great report, thanks! I like the style, though it makes commenting a bit more difficult

I completely agree - very nice layout, but hard to quote!

Looks like you had a nice little trip. Those BA E jets are very nice - you got the last row, samre as Suryo and me, loads of legroom. I think in LHR/LGW jets the Business mag is only found towards the front (for the biz pax), but normally runs about 2 thirds of the way back. I guess given the make up of LCY pax the whole plane has them.
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Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:17 am

Quoting gabrielchew (Reply 28):
Looks like you had a nice little trip. Those BA E jets are very nice

Hi Gabriel, yes indeed it was a nice trip although on the short side. The BA E-Jets are wonderful planes out- and inside!

Quoting gabrielchew (Reply 28):
you got the last row, samre as Suryo and me, loads of legroom.

We're all lovers of the window last row it seems  



@ volvair: Thanks for replying this way, that's a true honoration on my efforts. I like it! Next time we'll see: something new again or back to the old school style.

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Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:20 pm

Hoi Nils, fantastic report. Very amusing to read.. or err... Look at. It wouldn't surprise me if the report was all made on Instagram on your iPhone while enroute? Would make sense to me  

Oh yes, also nice to see you fly the more proper airlines, or should I say full service carriers. The food on the BA flight looked very generous for the duration. I had always thought they only served nibbles on BA flights to AMS, or maybe that's just ex LGW?

One thing that I don't understand: How the DEVIL do you decline one of those famous CityJet chicken sandwich "whole-wheat double meat" bap thingies!?!?!? I mean, airlines will soon ask you to take mortgage on your house for a similar piece of white bird's flesh and processed seeds, so why not savour the joys of free aeroplane food while you still can?  

That's all
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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:00 am

Quoting LH4116 (Reply 31):
Hoi Nils, fantastic report. Very amusing to read.. or err... Look at.

Hello Jonas, thanks matey, I'm glad you liked it!

Quoting LH4116 (Reply 31):
It wouldn't surprise me if the report was all made on Instagram on your iPhone while enroute?

Nope, it was something else, user JL418 knows something more  

Quoting LH4116 (Reply 31):
I had always thought they only served nibbles on BA flights to AMS, or maybe that's just ex LGW?

I guess this is more the 'BA Cityflyer' effect rather than 'BA mainline'?

Quoting LH4116 (Reply 31):
One thing that I don't understand: How the DEVIL do you decline one of those famous CityJet chicken sandwich

Well if you're not hungry, you're not hungry. It's as simple as that. I don't want to take part in indulging on free food while there's no real need to. On top of that I maybe made someone happy who WAS hungry so it was all for a good cause 

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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sat Jan 28, 2012 12:01 pm

Quoting sultanils (Reply 27):
There actually is a town in Norway called ‘Hell’. Wouldn’t want to live there...

It's easy to visit too, it'd literally right next to TRD  
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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:07 pm

Hi Nils

Quoting sultanils (Reply 27):
What do you mean by ‘a lot’? I think the service still is quite substantial.

e.g. , nice plate service, real glass and China used, plus a small dessert

Quoting sultanils (Reply 27):
Oh I see. Do you have to ride this one frequently?

Luckily I'm not using this one often... but trust me, enough traffic on other highways in the area as well.

Quoting LH4116 (Reply 31):
The food on the BA flight looked very generous for the duration. I had always thought they only served nibbles on BA flights to AMS, or maybe that's just ex LGW?

Jonas, I've said it before to you, AMS-LON services by BA often serve a sandwich, since the competition (KL) also does. Some flights in the afternoon do receive a small bag of crisps of nuts, but for the other times, a small sandwich is standard on all carriers except U2.
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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sun Jan 29, 2012 7:31 am

Hi Nils,

Well done! I really like the style of this report, a very refreshing & imaginative change. You had me chuckling quite a few times, particularly with the chicken wings and all the "here, here, here" KLM planes. The inability to quote is a small price to pay.

Some comments:
1. Nice to see the tiny airport at ANR offering free Wifi & newspapers - clear which market is important here.
2. Onboard service with Cityjet looks most generous for such a short hop.
3. As for the half full/half empty joke, I didn't have you down as a pessimist  

I really must log LCY on one of those nice Embraers. A few years back, VLM flew those F50s from LCY-LPL, really regret never dong that route.

Once again, very enjoyable, thanks!

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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:00 am

Hi Nils,

A most entertaining report, reminiscent of some of the post cards from the thirties and forties (in style rather than content) and even the early days of experimenting with colour television. The additional touches of humour set your report apart from the rest of the pack. Well done. Nice to see volvair responding in kind.
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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sun Jan 29, 2012 2:12 pm

Hi Nils,

Excellent report, thanks for trying something different!

The ANR-LCY leg on the F50 reminded me of my own experience on the route. I agree that the F50 windows are positioned quite low.

The "Sorry - Wrong song" comment kind of reminds me of a certain Belgian politician (and former Prime Minister)...

Oh, and I love Volvair's reply too...

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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:50 pm

Hi Nils!

Very innovative concept, what an enjoyable report! It must have taken a lot of time to create that report. I really need to try Cityjet/VLM one day.

Btw - some arrows will also show up in my next report, but believe me, I created that very picture before I saw your report.  


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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:02 am

Quoting airbuseric (Reply 34):
nice plate service, real glass and China used, plus a small dessert

So I missed out on the plate, the glassware and the dessert. But this wasn't a morning flight now was it?

Quoting infodesk (Reply 35):
Hi Nils,

Well done!

Hello Hannah, thanks very much.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 35):
1. Nice to see the tiny airport at ANR offering free Wifi & newspapers - clear which market is important here.

ANR and LCY: same market  

Quoting infodesk (Reply 35):
2. Onboard service with Cityjet looks most generous for such a short hop.

It was good yes and all served with a genuine smile.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 35):
3. As for the half full/half empty joke, I didn't have you down as a pessimist

I'm certainly not but in relation to this time's economics I thought the comment was not overdone.

Quoting Quokkas (Reply 36):
Hi Nils,

A most entertaining report,

Thanks Quokkas, I'm glad you enjoyed the style.

Quoting Quokkas (Reply 36):
Nice to see volvair responding in kind.

Yes, het truly honored my efforts in making the report.

Quoting BrusselsSouth (Reply 37):
Hi Nils,

Excellent report, thanks for trying something different!

Thanks BrusselsSouth, I tried to stand out this time.

Quoting BrusselsSouth (Reply 37):
I agree that the F50 windows are positioned quite low.

That's the main dislike on this type. I nearly broke my neck in trying to look out the window. Not that there was much to see in the darkness but an aviation enthusiast's gotta what do what he gotta do  

Quoting BrusselsSouth (Reply 37):
The "Sorry - Wrong song" comment kind of reminds me of a certain Belgian politician (and former Prime Minister)...

I'm glad you got it! There's another hidden 'joke' that until now no one has discovered.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 38):
Hi Nils!

Very innovative concept, what an enjoyable report!

Thanks PH, I'm happy you liked it!

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 38):
Btw - some arrows will also show up in my next report, but believe me, I created that very picture before I saw your report.

No problem, I have no copyright issues resting on my style/photos  

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RE: City And Jungle Jetting: ANR-LCY-AMS

Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:36 am

Quoting sultanils (Reply 39):
No problem, I have no copyright issues resting on my style/photos

Very good!  



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