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by akinsoul
Mon May 06, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tons of food and a tushie shower! ANA 787-9 Economy DUS-NRT (Photos + Video Report)
Replies: 8
Views: 6680

Re: Tons of food and a tushie shower! ANA 787-9 Economy DUS-NRT (Photos + Video Report)

the windows are lying to me... so you get Japaned even before you get to the airport That made me LOL! Lying windows and getting Japaned. I might borrow that for my future videos.... Great trip report mate! Great pics, lots of information, and I love the humor. And more importantly, it turned me on...

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by akinsoul
Fri May 03, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tons of food and a tushie shower! ANA 787-9 Economy DUS-NRT (Photos + Video Report)
Replies: 8
Views: 6680

Re: Tons of food and a tushie shower! ANA 787-9 Economy DUS-NRT (Photos + Video Report)

tonyban wrote:
That legroom in economy is the best I've ever seen.


To be fair, I have short legs but yeah, it was insane to have that much space in cattle class. Took me back to the good old days...I had such a good sleep, being able to stretch out properly.

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by akinsoul
Wed May 01, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tons of food and a tushie shower! ANA 787-9 Economy DUS-NRT (Photos + Video Report)
Replies: 8
Views: 6680

Re: Tons of food and a tushie shower! ANA 787-9 Economy DUS-NRT (Photos + Video Report)

Thanks for sharing and the food on ANA looks amazing. I am surprised at how generous they are with snacks in the galley! The food looked and tasted amazing. I was so stuff by the end of it. The snacks in the galley were quite quirky - typical Japanese. There was a mayonnaise flavoured cracker for e...

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by akinsoul
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Tons of food and a tushie shower! ANA 787-9 Economy DUS-NRT (Photos + Video Report)
Replies: 8
Views: 6680

Tons of food and a tushie shower! ANA 787-9 Economy DUS-NRT (Photos + Video Report)

Hi guys! Thanks for stopping by. I hope you enjoy the read, photos and also the trip report video! So, let's go! https://fsyebg.by.files.1drv.com/y4mezFli2mi6HBTS3FFkOHeBHHaM9clD73-InBwAb2qNdh-twTrbKFhy-t7Q9HnoVUTjwfLvA3bXIDtzD9y09YbwApIgyQaTzS1ay7mYRX6dEKFtYuGA4VhjcSKDQ8isa4DUuDDwuezuTiIp4L2YBj8Gue...

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by akinsoul
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Falling in love with JAL: Saab 340 Sapporo Okadama to Hakodate | Photos + Video
Replies: 15
Views: 5336

Re: Falling in love with JAL: Saab 340 Sapporo Okadama to Hakodate | Photos + Video

Great report and photos. When JAL retire the SAABs, I bet Regional Express here in Australia would be interested in them as they are always on the lookout for SAAB 340s that are in good condition. I am sure Loganair would gladly take them as well, especially in that condition. Lovely report. The Sa...

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by akinsoul
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Falling in love with JAL: Saab 340 Sapporo Okadama to Hakodate | Photos + Video
Replies: 15
Views: 5336

Re: Falling in love with JAL: Saab 340 Sapporo Okadama to Hakodate | Photos + Video

I did that one a few months ago. Was in Sapporo and found out I could get a ride on a saab340. Was indeed a nice flight. I could not really figure out how to the the airport by bus. So eventually took the subway to the end of the line and walk there That's really funny! I was adamant to take the bu...

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by akinsoul
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Falling in love with JAL: Saab 340 Sapporo Okadama to Hakodate | Photos + Video
Replies: 15
Views: 5336

Re: Falling in love with JAL: Saab 340 Sapporo Okadama to Hakodate | Photos + Video

I did that one a few months ago. Was in Sapporo and found out I could get a ride on a saab340. Was indeed a nice flight. I could not really figure out how to the the airport by bus. So eventually took the subway to the end of the line and walk there That's really funny! I was adamant to take the bu...

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by akinsoul
Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Falling in love with JAL: Saab 340 Sapporo Okadama to Hakodate | Photos + Video
Replies: 15
Views: 5336

Re: Falling in love with JAL: Saab 340 Sapporo Okadama to Hakodate | Photos + Video

Nice TR, great pictures - well done! Can anyone read Japanese? The picture with the seat map shows the 2nd and the last row in yellow with an explanation; I think something like "given out last". Maybe someone can confirm? Indeed, I was shocked how beautiful and modern the cabin looked. M...

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by akinsoul
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Falling in love with JAL: Saab 340 Sapporo Okadama to Hakodate | Photos + Video
Replies: 15
Views: 5336

Re: Falling in love with JAL: Saab 340 Sapporo Okadama to Hakodate | Photos + Video

Love it! Looks great fun, thanks for sharing. Thank you! It was well worth it and despite the short distance, it was so much fun and a trip to remember. Interesting trip report, i love props myself! Looks like fun with the crew being just as excited as you! Thanks! I am a sucker for props myself! I...

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by akinsoul
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Falling in love with JAL: Saab 340 Sapporo Okadama to Hakodate | Photos + Video
Replies: 15
Views: 5336

Falling in love with JAL: Saab 340 Sapporo Okadama to Hakodate | Photos + Video

Hello fellow avgeek boys, girls, and anyone in-between and beyond! Earlier this year I went on a 15 flight trip to Japan over 2 weeks. The outbound journey took 48 hours and took us from Glasgow to Sapporo via Paris, Zurich, Hong Kong, Seoul and Osaka. All in one go. It started out with us taking ad...

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by akinsoul
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Jet2 EDI-VIE on 31 year-old 737 - Really pleasant surprise!
Replies: 9
Views: 5981

Re: Jet2 EDI-VIE on 31 year-old 737 - Really pleasant surprise!

b4thefall wrote:
I flew on Jet2 for the first time earlier this year and I was equally impressed.


You know what, I keep getting the same feedback all over. I think Jet2 are really onto something here - no wonder they are able to expand the way they are doing at the moment!

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by akinsoul
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Jet2 EDI-VIE on 31 year-old 737 - Really pleasant surprise!
Replies: 9
Views: 5981

Re: Jet2 EDI-VIE on 31 year-old 737 - Really pleasant surprise!

Great report and nice to see the venerable B737-300 still gracing the skies over Europe and in such nice shape too :) thank you for a good trip report. Thanks for reading and commenting, guys :D Those Acro seats are just hilarious but they obviously are better than they look - surprised Ryanair are...

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by akinsoul
Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Jet2 EDI-VIE on 31 year-old 737 - Really pleasant surprise!
Replies: 9
Views: 5981

Re: Jet2 EDI-VIE on 31 year-old 737 - Really pleasant surprise!

Thanks debonair! Had it not been for the bathroom fittings and the overhead panels, I don't think I would have realised how old the plane really was. Re. the window blinds, I think they must have taken them out for weight saving purposes just like Ryanair. The wall panels must have been new as the L...

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by akinsoul
Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Jet2 EDI-VIE on 31 year-old 737 - Really pleasant surprise!
Replies: 9
Views: 5981

Jet2 EDI-VIE on 31 year-old 737 - Really pleasant surprise!

Hi guys, Thanks for stopping by! https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4567/26857557589_d8f426a590_n.jpg I managed to squeeze a wee weekend away in Vienna for my birthday this year thanks to the reasonable prices of Jet2.com. The ticket only cost £145.8 return (outbound ticket £97.20, £48.60). However, thi...

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by akinsoul
Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Pleasant Surprise, Ja! - Lufthansa Eco FRA-BKK 747-400
Replies: 4
Views: 4136

Re: A Pleasant Surprise, Ja! - Lufthansa Eco FRA-BKK 747-400

Thanks for the interesting TR. Flying on the B744 seems like such a rarity these days! Did the crew not ask you to remove your GoPro from the cabin windows? Did you get any strange looks from the passengers around why you have a camera stuck to the window?! Thanks, glad you liked the TR :) I know, ...

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by akinsoul
Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Pleasant Surprise, Ja! - Lufthansa Eco FRA-BKK 747-400
Replies: 4
Views: 4136

A Pleasant Surprise, Ja! - Lufthansa Eco FRA-BKK 747-400

Thanks for checking in for this trip report :D https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3934/33382243141_18d98a4a4d_z.jpg When I was a kid growing up between Austria and Thailand, one of our go-to airlines was always Lufthansa. I remember going to school in Innsbruck with my suitcase and head straight to the a...

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by akinsoul
Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Big and fabulous! Emirates A380 DXB-BKK + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 8
Views: 5947

Re: Big and fabulous! Emirates A380 DXB-BKK + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

U excpected 2 meals on a flight that is less than 6hrs? That's laughable. Back in the days they would serve a meal after take-off and a snack prior to landing. Last time I flew Qatar on Doha-Bangkok, they had two meal services and it's about the same flying time. The removal of printed menus is not...

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by akinsoul
Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Big and fabulous! Emirates A380 DXB-BKK + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 8
Views: 5947

Re: Big and fabulous! Emirates A380 DXB-BKK + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

I forgot to add these photos of the lovely engines....big is indeed beautiful! https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/347/32018522424_cca5d5116b_z.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2522/32707942132_e52b0cd866_z.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2524/32707940582_25762b5a1b_z.jpg

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by akinsoul
Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Big and fabulous! Emirates A380 DXB-BKK + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 8
Views: 5947

Big and fabulous! Emirates A380 DXB-BKK + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

Thanks for checking in for this trip report :D This is the second flight of my trip to Thailand last year on the all mighty Emirates. You can read the that trip report (GLA-DXB on 777-300ER) here: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1348609 It had been over ten years since I had l...

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by akinsoul
Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada | 777-200LR | YVR-YYZ | Le Cattle Class + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 5
Views: 3997

Re: Air Canada | 777-200LR | YVR-YYZ | Le Cattle Class + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

Nice report! The PTV screens and meal looks fantastic - I cannot imagine getting that breakfast onboard a USA domestic narrow body flight! An hour delay is not too bad, I guess. Trust me, I've had a lot lot worse last year. I will be writing about them soon! Thank you! The meal was really good - an...

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by akinsoul
Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada | 777-200LR | YVR-YYZ | Le Cattle Class + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 5
Views: 3997

Re: Air Canada | 777-200LR | YVR-YYZ | Le Cattle Class + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

Nice TR... How does the crew differ between SYD passengers with a meal included and local "BOB" passengers? Must be a complicated affair... Thank you :D I know...they must be working down the manifest and hoping that nobody has changed seats. On both Eurowings and Thai Air Asia I have see...

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by akinsoul
Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada | 777-200LR | YVR-YYZ | Le Cattle Class + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 5
Views: 3997

Air Canada | 777-200LR | YVR-YYZ | Le Cattle Class + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

Hi and thanks for checking in for this trip report :D For those of you who may have read my previous Air Canada/ Rouge trip reports, will know that I am not the biggest fan of the Maple Leaf and Toothpaste. Air Canada LHR-YVR 777-300ER Air Canada Rouge YYZ-GLA 767 This was the return flight of my Ca...

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by akinsoul
Tue Nov 29, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: How I became an Emirates convert! EK26 GLA-DXB
Replies: 13
Views: 9678

Re: How I became an Emirates convert! EK26 GLA-DXB

Nice TR! Unfortunately, things have since then dramatically changed to the bad on EK! EK is now offering lowest Economy tickets with only 20KG hold luggage, also advanced seat reservation is now only available against payment (in the lower fares!). On top, EK eliminated the transfer voucher meals i...

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by akinsoul
Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: How I became an Emirates convert! EK26 GLA-DXB
Replies: 13
Views: 9678

Re: How I became an Emirates convert! EK26 GLA-DXB

Fantastic report akinsoul Thank you for the awesome feedback! Means a lot :D I took EK about two years ago on LHR-SYD 2 years ago in economy and had a very similar departure and arrival time as you on the LHR-DXB leg( dep: 2200 and Arr: 0800) and we were served 2 meals- Dinner and breakfast with br...

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by akinsoul
Sun Nov 27, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: How I became an Emirates convert! EK26 GLA-DXB
Replies: 13
Views: 9678

Re: How I became an Emirates convert! EK26 GLA-DXB

Cracking trip report! Oh my....thank you! :rotfl: You've pretty much confirmed everything I had assumed about EK. Annoyingly, the opportunity of flying them hasn't materialised for me yet. Although that might change if I can convince some mates to go via DXB on our trip to Bangkok next year, as opp...

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by akinsoul
Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: It's an "experience" - Air Canada ROUGE 767 YYZ - GLA [+ VIDEO REPORT]
Replies: 13
Views: 11782

Re: It's an "experience" - Air Canada ROUGE 767 YYZ - GLA [+ VIDEO REPORT]

Lovely report, thank you very much for sharing! I loved the witty quips that went along :D Air Canada Rouge is certainly an interesting experience... I thought that there won't be any meals served onboard! I look forward to more! Aw thanks so much! Glad you liked it. Haha. I don't take things to se...

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by akinsoul
Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: It's an "experience" - Air Canada ROUGE 767 YYZ - GLA [+ VIDEO REPORT]
Replies: 13
Views: 11782

Re: It's an "experience" - Air Canada ROUGE 767 YYZ - GLA [+ VIDEO REPORT]

9w748capt wrote:
How is 7:45 PM too late for dinner? And you were on your way to Europe? Huh?


The flight left at 7.45pm. Dinner service started around 8.45pm. By the time we had our meal it was more like 9.30pm. I am more used to having dinner between 6 and 7pm. Different countries, different eating habits I guess.

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by akinsoul
Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: How I became an Emirates convert! EK26 GLA-DXB
Replies: 13
Views: 9678

How I became an Emirates convert! EK26 GLA-DXB

Welcome aboard this trip report! Airline: Emirates Flight: EK26 (GLA-DXB) Aircraft: Boeing 777-300ER (A6-EPH) Date: October 2016 Seat: 41A https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5702/30441304123_177df174d7_z.jpg WATCH THIS TRIP REPORT ON YOUTUBE https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5827/31126062441_17337ab1c0_z.jp...

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by akinsoul
Fri Oct 14, 2016 4:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: It's an "experience" - Air Canada ROUGE 767 YYZ - GLA [+ VIDEO REPORT]
Replies: 13
Views: 11782

Re: It's an "experience" - Air Canada ROUGE 767 YYZ - GLA [+ VIDEO REPORT]

As for the dinner service, Europe bound flights from YVR are typically served about an hour into the flight, regardless of the carrier and time. I think just the fact that they switched off all the lights was a bit odd - never had that before on any carrier coming back to Europe from North America....

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by akinsoul
Fri Oct 14, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 26
Views: 11846

Re: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

Entertaining trip report! Why does everyone get so defensive when someone has a bad flight with AC? Your good experiences do not invalidate the author's bad experiences. Exaggeration? Maybe the author just feels strongly about certain aspects of the service and wants to channel them in an engaging ...

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by akinsoul
Fri Oct 14, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 26
Views: 11846

Re: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

A little exaggerated and I would agree with some here. As in your own words "A little drama never hurt anybody"...Just in poor taste, really. Outch, that hurt. I am truly sorry if my report got your knickers twisted. The crew on the AC flight were stellar. I am happy for you that you had ...

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by akinsoul
Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: YouTube report - BA943 DUS-LHR
Replies: 2
Views: 1056

Re: YouTube report - BA943 DUS-LHR

Thanks for sharing! Did you go up to the viewing platform? I love DUS for that! I was on the BA flight just over a year ago - cashed in my miles and went in Club....and got a salad, served with a pair of smelly feet. Haha. Check out the video https://youtu.be/E4lQOSKSGDU My flight was operated by G-...

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by akinsoul
Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: It's an "experience" - Air Canada ROUGE 767 YYZ - GLA [+ VIDEO REPORT]
Replies: 13
Views: 11782

Re: It's an "experience" - Air Canada ROUGE 767 YYZ - GLA [+ VIDEO REPORT]

Bit o'trivia: Britannia managed 2-4-2 on a 767. Now that is a pain plane. Shhhhh!!!! The guys at Rouge obviously don't know this - don't give them any ideas! At least this time you got some protein! And do I see green vegetable matter? The meal was good indeed - side salad was much better than the ...

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by akinsoul
Tue Oct 11, 2016 8:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada Business Class (IST-YYZ)
Replies: 2
Views: 5069

Re: Air Canada Business Class (IST-YYZ)

Thanks for the nice report! Definitely a much better way to fly than in the back ;)The food looked good - the pork chops themselves looked great, shame about the messy plating. The lasagna looked a bit sad...lol Funny that you say you would fly AC more if they had better timings and price - these we...

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by akinsoul
Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 26
Views: 11846

Re: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

I want to start out by saying that Air Canada was absolutely terrible ....Would I fly Air Canada again? Possibly, as long as the price is right. Am I the only one who found this contradiction amusing? Perhaps "terrible" is a big exaggeration... Contradictory? I don't think so - I paid pea...

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by akinsoul
Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: It's an "experience" - Air Canada ROUGE 767 YYZ - GLA [+ VIDEO REPORT]
Replies: 13
Views: 11782

It's an "experience" - Air Canada ROUGE 767 YYZ - GLA [+ VIDEO REPORT]

Hello you fellow planetastic crazy people, Thanks for popping by! This is a wee trip report on my experience with AIR CANADA ROUGE, the budget sister of AIR CANADA (which is sort of an oxymoron* as AIR CANADA itself isn’t much more than a glorified budget carrier - see the report on my trip with AIR...

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by akinsoul
Sat Oct 08, 2016 7:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 26
Views: 11846

Re: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

Thanks for the TR, Akinsoul. Sounds awful. I too was considering SYD/YVR/SYD on AC, but I might switch to NZ, CX, or QF if I wind up going when they have their seasonal 3X weeklies. Thanks for commenting! I wouldn't be able to comment on NZ, CX or QF as I haven't flown them (or at least not in the ...

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by akinsoul
Sat Oct 01, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 26
Views: 11846

Re: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

cultural awareness and etiquette Yes, there was definitely none of that! I was really hoping AC would buck the trend Hello Papa New Guinea! I flew Vancouver to Toronto on the way home and the plane actually came from Sydney. It was a 777-200 and the one good thing was that there was no call button ...

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by akinsoul
Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 26
Views: 11846

Re: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

Actually the legroom on Air Canada is 32" compared to 31" on Lufthansa and British Airways unless they reduced it since 2 years. It is indeed 31" these days which in itself isn't too bad but coupled with 10 abreast makes for very uncomfortable flying. The desert is a joke. One measly...

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by akinsoul
Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 26
Views: 11846

Re: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

an S-Video (does anyone every use this and why?), and two power sockets per 3 seats. This is likely not an S-Video port, but a Panasoncx exPort connector. Proprietary interface for apple devices, which I've never heard of anyone using. http://www.gadgetreview.com/innovative- ... ideo-cable Hahaha, ...

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by akinsoul
Sun Sep 25, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 26
Views: 11846

Re: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

Good description of the FA :) Totally agree with this assessment...The flight attendants on my YYZ to CDG flight was borderline rude and surly. :) Thanks guys! It made sense in my head but wasn't sure if it would translate into actual words on screen...so I am glad that you agree! My suspicion is t...

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by akinsoul
Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT
Replies: 26
Views: 11846

Air Canada LHR-YVR in Y (So bad it was funny!) + VIDEO TRIP REPORT

Hi guys! Thanks for popping by :) I want to start out by saying that Air Canada was absolutely terrible but that this resulted in our trip being really funny as it gave us loads to laugh about. It was like Fawlty Towers at times. >>WATCH THE TRIP REPORT ON YOUTUBE<< I am a loyal(ish) Star Alliance f...

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by akinsoul
Sat Jul 23, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sitting next to a Eurowings CRJ900 Engine GLA-DUS
Replies: 0
Views: 2116

Sitting next to a Eurowings CRJ900 Engine GLA-DUS

Thanks for stopping by! >>Watch Video on YouTube<< I was quite excited about this flight as it was going to be my first time on the "new" Eurowings. I travelled this route Glasgow-Dusseldorf several times before when it was still flown under the Lufthansa banner so was intrigued about how ...

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by akinsoul
Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Glasgow to Newark United airlines
Replies: 6
Views: 5720

Re: Glasgow to Newark United airlines

Really depends on when you are thinking of travelling. During school holidays this flights is pretty full. I tend to travel outwith school holidays and in 2 out of 3 times, I'd say I managed to have an empty seat next to me (but then again I had status with UA).

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by akinsoul
Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Glasgow to Newark United airlines
Replies: 6
Views: 5720

Re: Glasgow to Newark United airlines

Hi Kieran! Nice to see a fellow Weegie on here :) Been on this flight many a times. My first choice to the New York from Glasgow as it is so convenient. The planes are mighty old but the seats are comfortable and the IFE is great. Food has improved a lot as well. Here are some pictures from two year...

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by akinsoul
Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flybe Saab 340 Over The Scottish Highlands GLA-KOI
Replies: 2
Views: 2892

RE: Flybe Saab 340 Over The Scottish Highlands GLA-KOI

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Luftymatt" class="quote" target="_blank">Luftymatt</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Great videos! Well shot and edited, very...

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by akinsoul
Sat Jun 11, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa LH978 FRA-DUB Business Class
Replies: 5
Views: 7095

RE: Lufthansa LH978 FRA-DUB Business Class

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dcajet" class="quote" target="_blank">dcajet</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Congrats! Great videos.</i></font></td></tr></...

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by akinsoul
Sat Jun 11, 2016 9:10 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Swiss Business Class LX401 DUB-ZRH [VIDEO]
Replies: 6
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RE: Swiss Business Class LX401 DUB-ZRH [VIDEO]

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FlyboyOz" class="quote" target="_blank">FlyboyOz</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>I saw same female flight attendant </i></f...

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by akinsoul
Sat Jun 11, 2016 7:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flybe Saab 340 Over The Scottish Highlands GLA-KOI
Replies: 2
Views: 2892

Flybe Saab 340 Over The Scottish Highlands GLA-KOI

Hi guys! My hubby had to travel up to Orkney for work so I took the opportunity and gave him my GoPro (i.e. I forced him to take my GoPro). Luckily the weather was fabulous and he got some pretty amazing footage over the Scottish Highlands all the way up to Orkney. For those of you who don't know Or...

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by akinsoul
Sun May 29, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa LH978 FRA-DUB Business Class
Replies: 5
Views: 7095

Lufthansa LH978 FRA-DUB Business Class

Thanks for stopping by! This was the last flight on my honeymoon trip to NYC where we flew <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym>-<acronym title="Zurich (- Kloten) (ZRH / LSZH), Switzerland">ZRH</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (Metropolit...

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