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by Tesla
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Iceland: Air Iceland Connect Q200 & Q400 Y
Replies: 4
Views: 5836

Re: Flying Iceland: Air Iceland Connect Q200 & Q400 Y

I've included some photos from my time in the Akureyri area of North Iceland. As I said before in my Icelandair report , Iceland was one of the most beautiful places I've been, and I'd love to visit again. Icelandic Super Truck: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Nbc8Zpbq6ZqbQPGduzfz4ZK6GiAzOveUuNZKy...

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by Tesla
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Iceland: Air Iceland Connect Q200 & Q400 Y
Replies: 4
Views: 5836

Re: Flying Iceland: Air Iceland Connect Q200 & Q400 Y

AEY-RKV Air Iceland Connect NY159 Departure: 19:05 (actual 19:04) Arrival: 19:50 (actual 19:48) Actual Block Time: 0h44 Actual Flight Time: 0h41 Seat: 9F Q200 Having gotten to Reykjavik Domestic Airport entirely too early for my first flight, before the airport had even opened, I attempted to go to ...

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by Tesla
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Iceland: Air Iceland Connect Q200 & Q400 Y
Replies: 4
Views: 5836

Flying Iceland: Air Iceland Connect Q200 & Q400 Y

Flying Europe : Air Iceland Connect Q200 & Q400 Y Background: My last trip prior to the COVID-19 travel restrictions was to Iceland, an awesome trip to a beautiful country. To get to Iceland, I had flown Icelandair , a great airline. Part of my trip to Iceland took me outside the capitol area o...

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by Tesla
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Iceland: Icelandair B757-200 & B767-300ER J
Replies: 6
Views: 7774

Re: Flying Iceland: Icelandair B757-200 & B767-300ER J

I've included some photos from my time in the Reykjavík area of Iceland. Iceland was one of the most beautiful places I've been, and I'd love to visit again. Outside the Blue Lagoon after arriving in Iceland: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/CMybXEYCbWmyWcTIfh0B0DfmbIN_qECC6DDi3uZ63tG_BrzkvkkMfP9M8...

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by Tesla
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Iceland: Icelandair B757-200 & B767-300ER J
Replies: 6
Views: 7774

Re: Flying Iceland: Icelandair B757-200 & B767-300ER J

KEF-MUC Icelandair FI532 Departure: 07:20 (actual 07:26) Arrival: 12:05 (actual 12:12) Actual Block Time: 3h46 Actual Flight Time: 3h30 Seat: 3D Saga Business Class Boeing 757-200 I originally booked KEF-FRA for my Icelandair 757-200 flight, but KEF-FRA ceased being offered on a daily basis, resulti...

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by Tesla
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Iceland: Icelandair B757-200 & B767-300ER J
Replies: 6
Views: 7774

Flying Iceland: Icelandair B757-200 & B767-300ER J

Flying Europe : Icelandair B757-200 & B767-300ER J Background: My last trip prior to the COVID-19 travel restrictions was to Iceland. I was very interested in trying the national carrier, Icelandair, for my journey to Iceland. I put together a great itinerary which was being offered at a great ...

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by Tesla
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Europe: Swiss A220 & Helvetic E190 J
Replies: 2
Views: 2801

Re: Flying Europe: Swiss A220 & Helvetic E190 J

ZRH-DUS SWISS LX1016 operated by Helvetic Airways Departure: 07:25 (actual 07:30) Arrival: 08:45 (actual 08:30) Actual Block Time: 1h Actual Flight Time: 0h52 Seat: 1F Business Class E190 Already in possession of my boarding pass this morning, I went straight to security. There was only a small line...

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by Tesla
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Europe: Swiss A220 & Helvetic E190 J
Replies: 2
Views: 2801

Flying Europe: Swiss A220 & Helvetic E190 J

Flying Europe : Swiss A220 & Helvetic E190 J Background: My first-ever flights within Europe, in European Business Class, took place four years ago when I flew the Helvetic Airways F100 and the Swiss Avro RJ100. I had enjoyed flying those rare birds, as well as experiencing the top-notch servic...

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by Tesla
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Eurowings A330 MIA-DUS & Swiss A330 ZRH-EWR J
Replies: 3
Views: 4016

Re: Eurowings A330 MIA-DUS & Swiss A330 ZRH-EWR J

ZRH-EWR SWISS LX18 Departure: 17:15 (actual 17:24) Arrival: 20:25 (actual 20:20) Actual Block Time: 8h56 Actual Flight Time: 8h35 Seat: 4A Business Class Airbus A330-300 5570069,5619965 My return itinerary was originally booked as LUG-ZRH-EWR, with LUG-ZRH operated by ADRIA. But ADRIA went out of bu...

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by Tesla
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Eurowings A330 MIA-DUS & Swiss A330 ZRH-EWR J
Replies: 3
Views: 4016

Eurowings A330 MIA-DUS & Swiss A330 ZRH-EWR J

Eurowings A330 MIA-DUS & Swiss A330 ZRH-EWR J Background: With the demise of AirBerlin, Eurowings longhaul expanded in the United States. It initially caught my eye because the Eurowings A340-300 was operating JFK-DUS. The A340 is becoming exceedingly rare, particularly in the US, and I had neve...

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by Tesla
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: Alaska Airlines A320 PHL-SFO F
Replies: 8
Views: 15550

Re: Flying Transcon: Alaska Airlines A320 PHL-SFO F

SFO-SEA Alaska Airlines AS1751 Departure: 12:20 (actual 12:30) Arrival: 14:45 (actual 14:26) Actual Block Time: 1h56 Actual Flight Time: 1h37 Seat: 1A First Class Airbus A320 I had been very happy with my flight into San Francisco, and I was also happy to have another Alaska Airlines A320 segment to...

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by Tesla
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: Alaska Airlines A320 PHL-SFO F
Replies: 8
Views: 15550

Flying Transcon: Alaska Airlines A320 PHL-SFO F

Flying Transcon: Alaska Airlines A320 PHL-SFO F Background: While it's true that the New York to California transcon market is unique in the lower 48 states, given the premium products offered in Business Class and First Class, New York to California is hardly the only transcon market. There are ple...

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by Tesla
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: JetBlue Mint A321 BOS-SEA-BOS
Replies: 9
Views: 12847

Re: Flying Transcon: JetBlue Mint A321 BOS-SEA-BOS

BOS-PHL JetBlue B6 2859 Departure: 20:40 (actual 21:16) Arrival: 22:11 (actual 22:32) Actual Block Time: 1h16 Actual Flight Time: 0h56 Seat: 22D Core Embraer E190 My flight today would be my third time flying JetBlue E190s between the cities of Boston and Philadelphia. I like the E190, comfortable f...

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by Tesla
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: JetBlue Mint A321 BOS-SEA-BOS
Replies: 9
Views: 12847

Re: Flying Transcon: JetBlue Mint A321 BOS-SEA-BOS

SEA-BOS JetBlue B6 598 Departure: 11:33 (actual 11:32) Arrival: 19:55 (actual 19:44) Actual Block Time: 5h12 Actual Flight Time: 4h52 Seat: 4A Mint Airbus A321 I was happy to be flying my favorite domestic flight again, one year after my first time, on the reverse route. This time I would be connect...

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by Tesla
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: JetBlue Mint A321 BOS-SEA-BOS
Replies: 9
Views: 12847

Flying Transcon: JetBlue Mint A321 BOS-SEA-BOS

Flying Transcon: JetBlue Mint A321 BOS-SEA-BOS plus a short JetBlue E190 segment, BOS-PHL Background: The most unique premium product flying in the United States today is JetBlue Mint, a top product which includes flat-bed seats, some in a 1-1 suite configuration with individual doors, special tapas...

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by Tesla
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Europe: Brussels Airlines A320 AGP-BRU J
Replies: 3
Views: 4427

Re: Flying Europe: Brussels Airlines A320 AGP-BRU J

In Business Class, they provided all the BOB menu items for free.

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by Tesla
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Europe: Brussels Airlines A320 AGP-BRU J
Replies: 3
Views: 4427

Flying Europe: Brussels Airlines A320 AGP-BRU J

Flying Europe : Brussels Airlines A320 AGP-BRU J Background: Wherever I go, I always like to try the local airline. I've been to Belgium three times, but until my flight today, I'd never had the chance to fly the Belgian flag carrier, Brussels Airlines. Brussels Airlines operates longhaul flights (...

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by Tesla
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Europe: Vueling A320 LPA-AGP Y
Replies: 1
Views: 4224

Flying Europe: Vueling A320 LPA-AGP Y

Flying Europe : Vueling A320 LPA-AGP Y Background: The time had come to leave the Canary Islands and begin my journey home. The start of my trip had seen me flying with a Condor 757-300, which had been a very good flight. For the conclusion of my trip, my first time in Spain, my goal was to fly a S...

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by Tesla
Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Europe: Condor B757-300 DUS-LPA Y
Replies: 4
Views: 5401

Re: Flying Europe: Condor B757-300 DUS-LPA Y

Thanks for this information. Who would have thought Y isn't the code for economy?

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by Tesla
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Europe: Condor B757-300 DUS-LPA Y
Replies: 4
Views: 5401

Re: Flying Europe: Condor B757-300 DUS-LPA Y

I've included some photos from my trip to Gran Canaria. My time was spent on the southern coast of the island in the Meloneras area. Faro de Maspalomas https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/dso490D7u8qzl0UummCpuY2xelAsgUMTsGfVGbMApUm6BKGguDfXJjb3ly-XjnqcvOeoQtSMwWK-sWIz1UqHB33fQ3cs-6q0rWcj7-k6HqohuEnqKV...

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by Tesla
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Europe: Condor B757-300 DUS-LPA Y
Replies: 4
Views: 5401

Flying Europe: Condor B757-300 DUS-LPA Y

Flying Europe : Condor B757-300 DUS-LPA Y Background: The Canary Islands, despite being part of Spain, are very far away, at about 1,000 miles from Madrid. My recent trip to Gran Canaria had me originating in Germany, a distance of almost 2,000 miles or almost 5h scheduled for nonstop flights! Cond...

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by Tesla
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Europe: Joon A320 TXL-CDG J
Replies: 1
Views: 4024

Flying Europe: Joon A320 TXL-CDG J

Flying Europe : Joon A320 TXL-CDG J Background: Air France introduced Joon on certain low-yield routes in 2017. Using lower-paid flight attendants than regular Air France, in an attempt to lower costs, yet using the same pilots, and for some reason designed to appeal to millennials, the aviation co...

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by Tesla
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada CRJ ✈ E175 ✈ B767-300ER ✈ B777-300ER J
Replies: 11
Views: 8299

Re: Air Canada CRJ ✈ E175 ✈ B767-300ER ✈ B777-300ER J

YOW-EWR Air Canada AC8856 operated by Air Canada Express - Jazz Departure: 18:55 (actual 19:57) Arrival: 20:20 (actual 21:29) Actual Block Time: 1h32 Actual Flight Time: 1h15 Seat: 10F Economy CRJ-200 I headed to the Air Canada check-in. I checked my bags and was advised that I must proceed directly...

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by Tesla
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada CRJ ✈ E175 ✈ B767-300ER ✈ B777-300ER J
Replies: 11
Views: 8299

Re: Air Canada CRJ ✈ E175 ✈ B767-300ER ✈ B777-300ER J

FRA-YOW Air Canada AC839 Departure: 13:30 (actual 13:50) Arrival: 15:45 (actual 15:47) Actual Block Time: 7h57 Actual Flight Time: 7h42 Seat: 2K Signature Business Class - Classic Pod Boeing 767-300ER I found essentially no line at either check-in or security. I received Air Canada cardstock boardin...

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by Tesla
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada CRJ ✈ E175 ✈ B767-300ER ✈ B777-300ER J
Replies: 11
Views: 8299

Re: Air Canada CRJ ✈ E175 ✈ B767-300ER ✈ B777-300ER J

YYZ-FRA Air Canada AC872 Departure: 16:45 (actual 16:58) Arrival: 06:20+1 (actual 06:41+1) Actual Block Time: 7h43 Actual Flight Time: 7h17 Seat: 5D Signature Business Class - Executive Pod Boeing 777-300ER As I headed to the Air Canada Signature Suite lounge, I passed my gate E75 to see my waiting ...

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by Tesla
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada CRJ ✈ E175 ✈ B767-300ER ✈ B777-300ER J
Replies: 11
Views: 8299

Re: Air Canada CRJ ✈ E175 ✈ B767-300ER ✈ B777-300ER J

EWR-YYZ Air Canada AC7655 operated by Air Canada Express - Sky Regional Departure: 13:05 (actual 12:55) Arrival: 14:39 (actual 14:19) Actual Block Time: 1h24 Actual Flight Time: 1h4 Seat: 3A Business Class Embraer E175 I arrived to EWR Terminal A, where I enjoyed an in-person check-in with no line. ...

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by Tesla
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada CRJ ✈ E175 ✈ B767-300ER ✈ B777-300ER J
Replies: 11
Views: 8299

Air Canada CRJ ✈ E175 ✈ B767-300ER ✈ B777-300ER J

Air Canada CRJ ✈ E175 ✈ B767-300ER ✈ B777-300ER J Background: My recent European trip was planned at the very last minute. By that point, most attractive business class fares were long gone, but I was able to get a good price on Air Canada, an airline I'd admittedly been wanting to fly. My outbound ...

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by Tesla
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: United P.S. Polaris B777-300ER EWR-SFO-EWR
Replies: 4
Views: 7046

Re: Flying Transcon: United P.S. Polaris B777-300ER EWR-SFO-EWR

SFO-EWR United UA1676 Departure: 08:30 (actual 08:52) Arrival: 16:51 (actual 16:45) Actual Block Time: 4h53 Actual Flight Time: 4h20 Seat: 9A Boeing 777-300ER I arrived to SFO and again enjoyed a curbside check-in. There was no line at Precheck security, and I was air side by 06:40. Boarding was set...

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by Tesla
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: United P.S. Polaris B777-300ER EWR-SFO-EWR
Replies: 4
Views: 7046

Flying Transcon: United P.S. Polaris B777-300ER EWR-SFO-EWR

Flying Transcon: United P.S. Polaris B777-300ER EWR-SFO-EWR Background: Airlines offer their top products on the long transcon routes across the United States. Flat-bed seats, upgraded meals and departure lounge access come together to make for a uniquely premium experience on these flights. Competi...

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by Tesla
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mission: 747: China Airlines 747-400 TPE-ICN J
Replies: 4
Views: 7803

Re: Mission: 747: China Airlines 747-400 TPE-ICN J

It seems like most of the remaining operators use their 747-400 on very limited routes with little information available online, so I'd hate to go out of the way to try to catch one, only to have a different aircraft type. Maybe Wamos Air from CUN-MAD or PUJ-MAD, but they aren't operated daily, and ...

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by Tesla
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First Time A350 ✈ First Time Delta Premium Select ✈ DTW-ICN
Replies: 9
Views: 8878

Re: First Time A350 ✈ First Time Delta Premium Select ✈ DTW-ICN

The A350 cabin is wide, but the 2-4-2 is a little tight. I didn't find the seat to be narrow, but I also wasn't moved to think about how wide it was. The armrests, though, could be wider. I'm tall and skinny so I'm much more concerned with legroom than seat width, so for me it was ok. But a little e...

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by Tesla
Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mission: 747: China Airlines 747-400 TPE-ICN J
Replies: 4
Views: 7803

Mission: 747: China Airlines 747-400 TPE-ICN J

Mission: 747 : China Airlines 747-400 TPE-ICN J Background: My favorite airplane is the Boeing 747, a classic widebody operated by airlines around the world. Unfortunately many airlines have begun retiring their 747s, which means that the time to fly on them is now! My mission is to fly on 747s wit...

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by Tesla
Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Macau Business Class ✈ A319/A321 ✈ BKK-MFM-TPE
Replies: 2
Views: 4900

Re: Air Macau Business Class ✈ A319/A321 ✈ BKK-MFM-TPE

MFM-TPE Air Macau NX618 Departure: 17:35 (actual 17:38) Arrival: 19:10 (actual 19:28) Actual Block Time: 1h50 Actual Flight Time: 1h19 Seat: 2A Business Class Airbus A321 My aircraft, B-MBA, arrived to Gate 9 from Shanghai SHA. It's an Airbus A321 this time, dating to 2013. Arriving to my gate: http...

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by Tesla
Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Macau Business Class ✈ A319/A321 ✈ BKK-MFM-TPE
Replies: 2
Views: 4900

Air Macau Business Class ✈ A319/A321 ✈ BKK-MFM-TPE

Air Macau Business Class ✈ A319/A321 ✈ BKK-MFM-TPE Background: The Boeing 747 is my favorite plane, but since my initial trip to southeast Asia four years ago, 747 flying has been substantially reduced in the region. The majority of flights are now operated by A330 and other more common types. You c...

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by Tesla
Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First Time A350 ✈ First Time Delta Premium Select ✈ DTW-ICN
Replies: 9
Views: 8878

First Time A350 ✈ First Time Delta Premium Select ✈ DTW-ICN

First Time A350 ✈ First Time Delta Premium Select ✈ DTW-ICN Background: Philadelphia to Bangkok is a very difficult citypair to fly, requiring more than 24 hours of continuous travel, a minimum of three connecting flights, at least two airlines, and typically high fares. All these considerations alr...

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by Tesla
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mission: 747-8: Lufthansa 747-8 FRA-EWR J
Replies: 7
Views: 10279

Mission: 747-8: Lufthansa 747-8 FRA-EWR J

Mission: 747-8 : Lufthansa 747-8 FRA-EWR J Background: My favorite airplane is the Boeing 747. Over the last several years, my mission has been to fly on 747-400s with as many airlines as possible. The rate of 747-400 retirements has unfortunately been increasing, but the good news is that Boeing d...

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by Tesla
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Europe: Hahn Air Business Jet LUX-DUS
Replies: 4
Views: 4862

Flying Europe: Hahn Air Business Jet LUX-DUS

Flying Europe : Hahn Air Business Jet LUX-DUS Background: One of the most interesting flights offered anywhere in the world is the one between Luxembourg and Düsseldorf with Hahn Air. Hahn Air is a business jet operator who offers this short flight twice a week, a unique opportunity because most bu...

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by Tesla
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mission: 747: Lufthansa 747-400 DTW-FRA & SEA-FRA J
Replies: 6
Views: 6557

Re: Mission: 747: Lufthansa 747-400 DTW-FRA & SEA-FRA J

SEA-FRA Lufthansa LH491 Departure: 13:50 (actual 14:48) Arrival: 08:35+1 (actual 08:48+1) Actual Block Time: 9h Actual Flight Time: 8h46 Seat: 4D Business Class Boeing 747-400 In Seattle I headed to the Lufthansa check-in area for an in person check-in. Interestingly, last time I flew the LH 744, DT...

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by Tesla
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mission: 747: Lufthansa 747-400 DTW-FRA & SEA-FRA J
Replies: 6
Views: 6557

Mission: 747: Lufthansa 747-400 DTW-FRA & SEA-FRA J

Mission: 747 : Lufthansa 747-400 DTW-FRA & SEA-FRA J Background: My favorite airplane is the Boeing 747, a classic widebody operated by airlines around the world. Unfortunately many airlines have begun retiring their 747s, which means that the time to fly on them is now! My mission is to fly on...

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by Tesla
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: United's New B767-300ER Polaris Business Class, GRU-IAD
Replies: 9
Views: 11202

United's New B767-300ER Polaris Business Class, GRU-IAD

United's New B767-300ER Polaris Business Class, GRU-IAD Background: The trip from Philadelphia to Salvador, Bahia, Brasil is a long one, requiring more than a full day of travel time to complete the journey. My outbound itinerary had been PHL-ORD-GRU-SSA, on a United B737-800, a United B777-200ER wi...

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by Tesla
Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question on how to book Rossiya Punta Cana to Moscow (PUJ-VKO)
Replies: 5
Views: 959

Question on how to book Rossiya Punta Cana to Moscow (PUJ-VKO)

Hi everyone, Through airliners.net I discovered that Rossiya operates a B747-400 twice a week between Moscow VKO and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic PUJ. I think that would be an excellent way to begin a trip to Russia. However I have been totally unable to figure out how to book this flight. Based i...

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by Tesla
Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: American A330-200 SFO-PHL J
Replies: 4
Views: 10097

Flying Transcon: American A330-200 SFO-PHL J

Flying Transcon: American A330-200 SFO-PHL J Background: While it's true that the New York to California transcon market is unique in the lower 48 states, given the premium products offered in Business Class and First Class, New York to California is hardly the only transcon market. In fact the flig...

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by Tesla
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Piedmont Airlines ✈ American Eagle ✈ Dash 8-100, Dash 8-300, E145
Replies: 7
Views: 5127

Re: Piedmont Airlines ✈ American Eagle ✈ Dash 8-100, Dash 8-300, E145

PHL-ISP AA 4864 operated by Piedmont for American Eagle Departure: 20:50 (actual 20:49) Arrival: 21:53 (actual 21:38) Actual Block Time: 0h49 Actual Flight Time: 0h35 E145 While an E145 flight is perhaps not typically something special, in today's case, I was looking forward to it, to compare to the...

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by Tesla
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Piedmont Airlines ✈ American Eagle ✈ Dash 8-100, Dash 8-300, E145
Replies: 7
Views: 5127

Re: Piedmont Airlines ✈ American Eagle ✈ Dash 8-100, Dash 8-300, E145

AGS-CLT AA 4822 operated by Piedmont for American Eagle Departure: 16:09 (actual 18:38) Arrival: 17:23 (actual 19:30) Actual Block Time: 0h52 Actual Flight Time: 0h41 Dash 8-300 I arrived to Augusta Regional Airport and found no lines; I quickly completed an in-person check-in, checked through AGS-C...

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by Tesla
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Piedmont Airlines ✈ American Eagle ✈ Dash 8-100, Dash 8-300, E145
Replies: 7
Views: 5127

Piedmont Airlines ✈ American Eagle ✈ Dash 8-100, Dash 8-300, E145

Piedmont Airlines ✈ American Eagle ✈ Dash 8-100, Dash 8-300, E145 Background: In over 30 years of traveling to Long Island, I never really thought of flying there, even though it is so inconvenient to drive or take the train. This year, though, I was going to be right in the vicinity of ISP Long Isl...

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by Tesla
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: Alaska Airlines B737-900ER SEA-PHL F
Replies: 6
Views: 7530

Flying Transcon: Alaska Airlines B737-900ER SEA-PHL F

Flying Transcon: Alaska Airlines B737-900ER SEA-PHL F Background: While it's true that the New York to California transcon market is unique in the lower 48 states, given the premium products offered in Business Class and First Class, New York to California is hardly the only transcon market. There a...

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by Tesla
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: Virgin America A320 PHL-SFO F
Replies: 6
Views: 5815

Re: Flying Transcon: Virgin America A320 PHL-SFO F

SFO-SEA Virgin America VX1511 Departure: 14:40 (actual 14:33) Arrival: 16:44 (actual 16:20) Actual Block Time: 1h47 Actual Flight Time: 1h28 Seat: 2F First Class Airbus A320 My flight to Seattle was due to depart out of Gate 55, and the gate agent announced they were expecting a full flight with onl...

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by Tesla
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying Transcon: Virgin America A320 PHL-SFO F
Replies: 6
Views: 5815

Flying Transcon: Virgin America A320 PHL-SFO F

Flying Transcon: Virgin America A320 PHL-SFO F Background: While it's true that the New York to California transcon market is unique in the lower 48 states, given the premium products offered in Business Class and First Class, New York to California is hardly the only transcon market. There are plen...

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by Tesla
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BWI-LNS & BOS-PBG: Flying the "Essential Air Service"
Replies: 8
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Re: BWI-LNS & BOS-PBG: Flying the "Essential Air Service"

BOS-PBG PenAir KS 0267 Departure: 15:55 (actual 15:52) Arrival: 17:05 (actual 16:59) Actual Block Time: 1h7 Actual Flight Time: 0h51 Saab 340 My day began in New Jersey on a United B737-900ER, flying EWR-BOS. I arrived Boston Gate B20 fifteen minutes early, giving me just over 4h until my PenAir fli...

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by Tesla
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BWI-LNS & BOS-PBG: Flying the "Essential Air Service"
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Re: BWI-LNS & BOS-PBG: Flying the "Essential Air Service"

LNS-BWI Southern Airways Express 9X 0925 Departure: 11:00 (actual 11:06) Arrival: 11:45 (actual 11:44) Actual Block Time: 0h38 Actual Flight Time: 0h29 Cessna 208B Grand Caravan After a fun weekend in Lancaster it was time to head home to New Jersey via BWI. We arrived at Lancaster Airport at 09:25,...

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