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by mon330
Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: United 767-400ER Manchester to Newark (Economy)
Replies: 3
Views: 4665

United 767-400ER Manchester to Newark (Economy)

United Airlines 80 Manchester (MAN) to Newark (EWR) Wednesday 21 August, 2019 Depart: 9:00AM Arrive: 11:45AM Total Flight Time: 6h 59m Aircraft: Boeing 767-400ER United Airlines offers a convenient daily flight between Newark, NJ and Manchester, United Kingdom. The daytime westbound flight leaves M...

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by mon330
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TUI Airways Boeing 787-8 Manchester to Dubrovnik (Economy)
Replies: 7
Views: 5976

Re: TUI Airways Boeing 787-8 Manchester to Dubrovnik (Economy)

samair wrote:
I was this flight, did you hear the commotion 5 mins after take off? Possibly a medical issue


Cool! Yeah, I did hear the commotion, but I have no idea what it was. Probably a medical issue, like you said.

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by mon330
Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: TUI Airways Boeing 787-8 Manchester to Dubrovnik (Economy)
Replies: 7
Views: 5976

TUI Airways Boeing 787-8 Manchester to Dubrovnik (Economy)

TUI Airways 2428 Manchester (MAN) to Dubrovnik (DBV) Thursday, August 23 Depart: 5:20AM Arrive: 9:15AM Total Flight Time: 2h 26m Aircraft: Boeing 787-8 It’s always a treat to fly on a wide-bodied aircraft on a short flight. My TUI Boeing 787-8 flight from Manchester to Dubrovnik lasted around two-a...

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by mon330
Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American 777-300ER Dallas to London (Economy)
Replies: 15
Views: 10359

Re: American 777-300ER Dallas to London (Economy)

.. You are definitely a company non-rev, aren't you? All this praise for AA economy ... give me a break. No, I’m not a company non-rev or in any way associated with American. I don’t believe I lavished excessive praise on American. I simply highlighted areas of the service that I appreciated, such ...

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by mon330
Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American 777-300ER Dallas to London (Economy)
Replies: 15
Views: 10359

Re: American 777-300ER Dallas to London (Economy)

Any seat / cabin pictures ?? Unfortunately not. The plane was full when I boarded, so it would have been difficult to get decent photos of the seats. I suppose I could have taken some cabin shots from the galley area, but it was in darkness most of the time, except during the meal services. Next ti...

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by mon330
Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American 777-300ER Dallas to London (Economy)
Replies: 15
Views: 10359

Re: American 777-300ER Dallas to London (Economy)

CollegeAviator wrote:
Nice flight report!
I had the exact same meal on ORD-MAN last year, and I agree that the meal was reasonable.
Short connections are always scary - did your bags make it, too?
CA


Miraculously they did!

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by mon330
Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American 777-300ER Dallas to London (Economy)
Replies: 15
Views: 10359

American 777-300ER Dallas to London (Economy)

American Airlines 78 Dallas-Fort Worth Intl (DFW) to London Heathrow (LHR) Wednesday, August 30 Depart: 7:20PM Arrive: 10:25AM (+1 day) Total Flight Time: 8hr 30m Aircraft: Boeing 777-300ER I was among the last to board this evening, as my connecting flight from Las Vegas had been delayed over an h...

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by mon330
Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: British Airways Boeing 747-400 London to Las Vegas (Economy)
Replies: 4
Views: 14492

British Airways Boeing 747-400 London to Las Vegas (Economy)

British Airways 271 London Heathrow (LHR) to McCarran Intl (LAS) Friday, August 18 Depart: 12:10PM Arrive: 2:55PM Total Flight Time: 10h 02m Aircraft: Boeing 747-400 British Airways currently offers twice-daily service between London Heathrow and Las Vegas. Both fights are operated by the 747-400, ...

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by mon330
Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SWISS | First Class | 777-300 | LAX - ZRH - LAX
Replies: 18
Views: 11849

Re: SWISS | First Class | 777-300 | LAX - ZRH - LAX

Great report. Thanks for sharing.

What model of camera do you use? Your photos look so sharp!

Thanks

Mark

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by mon330
Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: British Airways A380 London to Vancouver (Economy)
Replies: 2
Views: 7279

British Airways A380 London to Vancouver (Economy)

British Airways 85 London Heathrow (LHR) to Vancouver Int'l (YVR) Wednesday, August 17 Depart: 5:15PM (scheduled) Arrive: 6:45PM (scheduled) Actual Duration: 8h 39m Aircraft: Airbus A380 I was rather excited to be taking my first flight on a British Airways A380. BA upgraded its Vancouver service t...

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by mon330
Thu Dec 31, 2015 4:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are Flaps Always Set Before Taxi?
Replies: 37
Views: 6879

Are Flaps Always Set Before Taxi?

I remember when I took flights around ten years ago or more, there were occasions where takeoff flaps were selected several minutes after the aircraft had begun taxiing, and quite near the runway. However, the dozens of flights I've taken in the past several years have been consistent in that the fl...

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by mon330
Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: British Airways 787 Philadelphia To London (Y)
Replies: 7
Views: 9987

British Airways 787 Philadelphia To London (Y)

<b>British Airways 68 Philadelphia (<acronym title="Philadelphia - International (Municipal) (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>) to London Heathrow (<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>) Wednesday, September 2 Depart: 10:00PM (scheduled) Arrive: ...

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by mon330
Fri Sep 25, 2015 10:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American Airlines 77W London To Miami (Economy)
Replies: 12
Views: 18438

RE: American Airlines 77W London To Miami (Economy)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N62NA" class="quote" target="_blank">N62NA</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Very nice report. I haven't yet flown their 77W ...

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by mon330
Thu Sep 24, 2015 10:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American Airlines 77W London To Miami (Economy)
Replies: 12
Views: 18438

American Airlines 77W London To Miami (Economy)

<b>American Airlines 39 London Heathrow (<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>) to Miami Intl (<acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>) Wednesday, August 19 Depart: 3:00...

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by mon330
Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Emirates A380 MAN-DXB/777-300ER DXB-MAN W/ Pics
Replies: 2
Views: 16059

RE: Emirates A380 MAN-DXB/777-300ER DXB-MAN W/ Pics

Hi Julian773 <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Julian773" class="quote" target="_blank">Julian773</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Which aircraft did you enjo...

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by mon330
Sat Aug 11, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Emirates A380 MAN-DXB/777-300ER DXB-MAN W/ Pics
Replies: 2
Views: 16059

Emirates A380 MAN-DXB/777-300ER DXB-MAN W/ Pics

<b>Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Flight: <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> 018 Route: Manchester, England (<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym>) to Dubai, Unite...

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by mon330
Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin's Brand New A330 To Orlando (w/ Photos)
Replies: 15
Views: 26609

RE: Virgin's Brand New A330 To Orlando (w/ Photos)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/richierich" class="quote" target="_blank">richierich</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Is the double-daily <acronym title="...

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by mon330
Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin's Brand New A330 To Orlando (w/ Photos)
Replies: 15
Views: 26609

RE: Virgin's Brand New A330 To Orlando (w/ Photos)

Hi everybody Thanks for taking the time to read my report. Hope you enjoyed it. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ba319-131" class="quote" target="_blank">ba319-131</a> (<a href=...

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by mon330
Sat Jul 09, 2011 4:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin's Brand New A330 To Orlando (w/ Photos)
Replies: 15
Views: 26609

Virgin's Brand New A330 To Orlando (w/ Photos)

<b>Tuesday, June 21, 2011 Flight: <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> 075 Route: Manchester, England (<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>) to Orlando Intl (<acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) ...

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by mon330
Wed Mar 16, 2011 2:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A330/340: Flaps Not Retracted At Hot Airports?
Replies: 4
Views: 6884

A330/340: Flaps Not Retracted At Hot Airports?

Hi everybody This could be just a coincidence, but I've noticed after landing in summer at hot airports such as <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> and <acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> in A330/A3...

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by mon330
Sat Jan 29, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Y BUF->PHL->FRA, Pleasant Surprises (many Pics)
Replies: 24
Views: 18046

RE: US Y BUF->PHL->FRA, Pleasant Surprises (many Pics)

Hi Really enjoyed reading your report, as I often use the USAirways A330 service out of <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> to connect in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> for onwa...

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by mon330
Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Virgin A346 Video: Why Is Gear Retracted So Late?
Replies: 22
Views: 7276

RE: Virgin A346 Video: Why Is Gear Retracted So Late?

Thanks for your comments so far, guys.

I think cooling down of the brakes is a very likely explanation. I didn't think of that myself, though!

Mark

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by mon330
Fri Nov 12, 2010 11:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Virgin A346 Video: Why Is Gear Retracted So Late?
Replies: 22
Views: 7276

Virgin A346 Video: Why Is Gear Retracted So Late?

Hi folks In the video below, the heavy Virgin Atlantic A340-600 rotates after a lengthy takeoff roll on its flight from Japan to England, but landing gear is not retracted for quite some time. Anyone have any ideas why this may be? I would have thought it would be retracted straight away to reduce d...

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by mon330
Fri Jul 16, 2010 10:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin Atlantic To Miami (A340-600 & 747-400)
Replies: 2
Views: 20860

Virgin Atlantic To Miami (A340-600 & 747-400)

<b>Wednesday, June 16, 2010 Flight: VS 005 Route: London (LHR) to Miami (MIA) Aircraft: Airbus A340-600 (G-VNAP “Sleeping Beauty”; airborne 2005) Scheduled departure time Jun 16, 11:15 Scheduled arrival time Jun 16, 15:45</b> I had already checked in for today's flight using Virgin Atlantic's online...

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by mon330
Thu Sep 18, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Air B757 PHL-MAN W/ Emergency Landing @ PHL
Replies: 14
Views: 12110

RE: US Air B757 PHL-MAN W/ Emergency Landing @ PHL

Hi everybody Thanks for your replies. Glad you enjoyed my report! I'm glad to read that US are putting the A330 back on the <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> route soon. I don't mind the 757 on domestic/shorter runs, and I accept that ai...

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by mon330
Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Air B757 PHL-MAN W/ Emergency Landing @ PHL
Replies: 14
Views: 12110

US Air B757 PHL-MAN W/ Emergency Landing @ PHL

<b>Friday, September 12, 2008 Flight: US 734 (US Airways) Route: <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> (Philadelphia PA, United States) to <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> (Manchest...

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by mon330
Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Bmi's 'spare' Long-haul Aircraft At MAN?
Replies: 4
Views: 4271

What's Bmi's 'spare' Long-haul Aircraft At MAN?

As bmi only has two A330s based at MAN, what happens when one goes tech? Or, if a flight gets delayed by a few hours, how is a knock-on effect avoided?

Mark

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by mon330
Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BMI A330 To Vegas
Replies: 11
Views: 10166

RE: BMI A330 To Vegas

EXAAUADL, I think most UK-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> flights pass over the Grand Canyon. I have been on previous flights where the pilots have pointed it out, and the progress maps on the TVs confirm this. Lunch was served pretty clos...

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by mon330
Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BMI A330 To Vegas
Replies: 11
Views: 10166

RE: BMI A330 To Vegas

Thanks for your comments. I'm glad you enjoyed reading my report! Cactus739, I stayed in Luxor. How about you? DFW13L, I'd definitely recommend you letting bmi take you to Manchester's Aviation Viewing Park! There's a great diversity of traffic at Manchester: a varied amount of airlines and a good s...

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by mon330
Wed Sep 12, 2007 6:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BMI A330 To Vegas
Replies: 11
Views: 10166

BMI A330 To Vegas

<b>Outbound Flight: <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> 751 Depart: <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym> (Manchester, England) at 09:50 Arrive: <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</ac...

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by mon330
Thu Jun 21, 2007 12:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon 400D + 18-55mm Lens: A Good Buy?
Replies: 18
Views: 5390

Canon 400D + 18-55mm Lens: A Good Buy?

My current camera is a six-year-old EOS 300 with Canon's 28-90 and 75-300mm lenses. However, it's definitely time for me to switch to digital. My budget is around £500. I'm thinking of purchasing the 400D together with the standard 18-55mm lens that comes with it. I intend to part-exchange my old ca...

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by mon330
Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BMI A319: Leeds-London Heathrow-Leeds
Replies: 6
Views: 6312

RE: BMI A319: Leeds-London Heathrow-Leeds

Many thanks for your kind comments. I imagine the Leeds/Heathrow shuttle is often a pretty empty flight. One reason is probably that bmi offers five scheduled flights each and every weekday. This is obviously better for the customer; the airline will presumably make enough money on busier routes to ...

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by mon330
Tue Feb 13, 2007 12:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BMI A319: Leeds-London Heathrow-Leeds
Replies: 6
Views: 6312

BMI A319: Leeds-London Heathrow-Leeds

<b><acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> 413 Tuesday, January 23, 2007 Departing: Leeds Bradford (<acronym title="Leeds / Bradford - Yeadon (LBA / EGNM), United Kingdom">LBA</acronym>) 11.00AM Arriving: London Heathrow (<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acr...

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by mon330
Wed Sep 06, 2006 10:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Airways A330: MAN-PHL/PHL-MAN (+ Security Info)
Replies: 3
Views: 17407

US Airways A330: MAN-PHL/PHL-MAN (+ Security Info)

<b>US 197 Heavy Thursday, August 17, 2006 Depart Manchester, United Kingdom 11.20AM Arrive Philadelphia, PA 2.00PM Meal: Lunch Airbus A333</b> I was not sure what to expect at security today, given the heightened measures in place for flights to the United States originating in the UK. Restrictions ...

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by mon330
Fri Jul 08, 2005 10:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: ATC: "Too Many Planes!" - LGA To IAD On UA
Replies: 2
Views: 6226

ATC: "Too Many Planes!" - LGA To IAD On UA

<b>Wednesday, June 15, 2005 United Express/AWAC -- UA5869 Route: New York (<acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym>) to Washington DC (<acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>) Aircraft: Canadair <acronym t...

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by mon330
Mon Jun 27, 2005 6:28 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: I Want My A330: First Bmi 757 MAN/IAD Report!
Replies: 8
Views: 9320

RE: I Want My A330: First Bmi 757 MAN/IAD Report!

AA737-823 - I was not claiming that the 757 is underpowered, and indeed your statistics prove this. Rather, I am reporting what I heard onboard the airplane. Which was a lot of spooling up and down of the engines to (presumably) keep it moving during the taxi to the runway. Every time the engine pow...

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by mon330
Sat Jun 18, 2005 9:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: I Want My A330: First Bmi 757 MAN/IAD Report!
Replies: 8
Views: 9320

I Want My A330: First Bmi 757 MAN/IAD Report!

<b>Wednesday, June 8, 2005 bmi Flight: 701 Route: Manchester, United Kingdom (<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>) to Washington DC, United States (<acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acrony...

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by mon330
Wed Mar 30, 2005 11:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MAN-LAS-MAN - Bmi Premium/New Economy - Long (+Pics)
Replies: 23
Views: 17519

RE: MAN-LAS-MAN - Bmi Premium/New Economy - Long (+Pics)

Very thorough report, Mikec! I've tried bmi's <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> and <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym> services, but not <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran Internatio...

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by mon330
Wed Mar 23, 2005 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bmi 757 To IAD: Is This True?
Replies: 15
Views: 5470

RE: Bmi 757 To IAD: Is This True?

Many thanks for your thoughts, everyone! I'm going to call the bmi diamond club line (I'm a member of the airline's frequent flyer programme) and try to get a change onto the <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, complaining that I otherwise must...

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by mon330
Tue Mar 22, 2005 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bmi 757 To IAD: Is This True?
Replies: 15
Views: 5470

Bmi 757 To IAD: Is This True?

I've heard that bmi is to replace its A330 with a damp-leased Icelandair 757 on its Washington, DC service effective May 14. Is this definite? If so, I'm booked on a return <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> flight in June and the reason I p...

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by mon330
Sat Oct 23, 2004 12:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Bmi MAN-IAD / MAN-IAD In “The Business” (inc Pics)
Replies: 20
Views: 15484

RE: Bmi MAN-IAD / MAN-IAD In “The Business” (inc P

Glad you enjoyed 'the business' product that bmi offers. I'm hoping to maybe use my bmi diamond club air miles (have 40,000 or so at the moment) to upgrade to business some day! bmi is always my first and normally only choice when traveling to the US. Its transatlantic service, I think, is really so...

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by mon330
Sat Oct 23, 2004 12:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Fly Excel Airways Newest B737-800 (Long/Lots Pics)
Replies: 11
Views: 9884

RE: Fly Excel Airways Newest B737-800 (Long/Lots P

Very well detailed trip report! I've never flown the Next Generation 737s. How do they compare to the classics?

I'm curious, though. How do you know the exact speed you landed at? And other technical details, such as the degree of thrust used in various phases of the flight?

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by mon330
Wed Oct 20, 2004 10:44 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa VCE-FRA-MAN -- Includes A300!
Replies: 2
Views: 4874

Lufthansa VCE-FRA-MAN -- Includes A300!

Sunday, September 19, 2004 Leg 1: Lufthansa Flight 4091 Route: Venice – Marco Polo (<acronym title="Venice - Tessera (Marco Polo) (VCE / LIPZ), Italy">VCE</acronym>), Italy to Frankfurt/Main International (<acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>), ...

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by mon330
Wed Sep 29, 2004 5:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Airways A330-300: MAN-PHL-MAN (Detailed)
Replies: 12
Views: 11545

RE: US Airways A330-300: MAN-PHL-MAN (Detailed)

Ba319-131: Thanks for reading my report. The loads on my flights were very healthy. The domestic flights were both full; the return transatlantic flight was full; the outbound transatlantic had a dozen or so empty seats. I hope the future is bright for US Airways, as I was very pleased with them...

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by mon330
Mon Sep 27, 2004 9:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Airways A330-300: MAN-PHL-MAN (Detailed)
Replies: 12
Views: 11545

RE: US Airways A330-300: MAN-PHL-MAN (Detailed)

DoorsToManual: My domestic flights to and from Las Vegas were on the 757. The cabin crew's service was fine on both legs and we were served refreshments not meals, although select Hard Rock Café menu items were available for purchase, which cost around $10. The service is obviously not as good as on...

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by mon330
Sun Sep 26, 2004 7:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Airways A330-300: MAN-PHL-MAN (Detailed)
Replies: 12
Views: 11545

RE: US Airways A330-300: MAN-PHL-MAN (Detailed)

Thanks everybody for taking the time to read my report! RCS763av and JBLUA320: I wasn't very clear when I said complimentary magazines. I was referring to published magazines available in shops, and newspapers. I did get an Attaché magazine on both flights and the duty free brochure, etc. Skymonster...

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by mon330
Fri Sep 24, 2004 10:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: US Airways A330-300: MAN-PHL-MAN (Detailed)
Replies: 12
Views: 11545

US Airways A330-300: MAN-PHL-MAN (Detailed)

Friday, August 27, 2004 US Airways Flight 197 Route: Manchester, United Kingdom (<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom">MAN</acronym>) to Philadelphia, PA, United States (<acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</a...

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by mon330
Thu Sep 18, 2003 8:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Glideslope Interception - From Above?
Replies: 23
Views: 11345

Glideslope Interception - From Above?

This question concerns ILS procedures. Is it perfectly reasonable, when performing an ILS approach, to intercept the glideslope from above, i.e., 'dive' down towards the runway until capture? The reason I ask is that during a recent A330 approach I was on into Manchester, England (<acronym title="Ma...

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by mon330
Tue Sep 16, 2003 8:28 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BMI British Midland: Flying A330 MAN-IAD-MAN
Replies: 16
Views: 6945

RE: BMI British Midland: Flying A330 MAN-IAD-MAN

Thanks for your comments.

EGPX, the economy layout is in fact 2-4-2, not 3-3-3, which means that the seats are slightly wider than on charter A330s like Monarch and MyTravel. Enjoy your flight!

Mark.

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by mon330
Thu Sep 04, 2003 3:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BMI British Midland: Flying A330 MAN-IAD-MAN
Replies: 16
Views: 6945

RE: BMI British Midland: Flying A330 MAN-IAD-MAN

Thanks for reading. StarFlyer, bmi did withdraw its Washington service last winter and leased two of its A330s to South African. Its daily Chicago service continued all winter long, though. The Washington service was re-launched June when bmi took back one of its A330s. The flights had very healthy ...

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