I would hazard a guess as the 737 family simply due to its longevity, the number of variants and the huge growth in passenger movements since its introduction. The aircraft I first flew was a Canadair C-4 Argonaut with British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), departing Tripoli, Libya for London ...Jump to post
Hi ClassicLover. It's always good to find an Australian regional flight reported on here on Airliners.net. Longreach is still on my list of things to do (Queensland has so far managed to escape a visit from me :) ) Looks like a typical, friendly service performed by QantasLInk. A reasonable meal ser...Jump to post
Hi CollegeAviator. It looks as if you and your mates had a great day out. Being able to just hire and plane and plot your own course would be far different to the run of the mill booking on a commercial airline. The view is certainly different too, with a flight at lower altitudes. You managed to ca...Jump to post
11725Flyer wrote:The shower was pretty cool and the food service looked terrific.
Ryan h wrote:Great report and photos. The go around was a bonus.
Another great airline review. I like they way that the seat is angled toward the window, giving a bit more privacy, but the side panel seems to negate the benefit of having two windows. Oh well, I guess one can't have everything. I say it all the time, I must try QR at some stage but so far the don'...Jump to post
Hands Across the Water: Emirates A380 First to Perth Dubai Transit and Delay The time spent in Hamburg had been worthwhile and now I was on the way home. In the previous report, I covered the first sector of the journey – Hamburg to Dubai on a Boeing 777-300ER. This final report in the current seri...Jump to post
Or is it simply tough luck and the only solution is to invest in a new pair of trousers / suit? :) Sometimes you can remove scorch marks if you act quickly and depending on the fabric. If you respond immediately by rubbing in some heavy-duty laundry detergent and then washing in the hottest water f...Jump to post
Nah, the insurance company will pay. If you are driving under the influence (criminal act) and crash your car do they not pay? Yes, they do. Maybe a general liability policy is different but I doubt it. I don't know what your policy states, but mine reads: we will not cover any loss, damage or liab...Jump to post
Emirates have charged since last October (not last week, not sure where that came from?) It is still possible to make a seat request without paying an extra fee when making a booking on Emirates. There’s no charge for seat selection if you’re travelling in Business Class or First Class, or in Econo...Jump to post
Midnight at the Oasis: Emirates 777-300ER from Hamburg Introduction My time in Hamburg had been rewarding. Visits to Lufthansa Technik and Airbus and extra time on a Junkers Ju52/3m flight had made the journey worthwhile. I'd been able to fit in a couple of other things that I wanted to do and the ...Jump to post
The Vueling livery had me confused for a little as I thought I had seen it during my visit to Gladstone in Qld. But that was a different set of dots in Skytraders! Now you mention the dots on Vueling, I can see the similarity. I can imagine that the turbulence would be problematic given the challen...Jump to post
I contacted the SAA Museum Society about what was happening with the JU52 flights Thanks for the follow-up. Hopefully it doesn't take too much longer to get through all the paperwork. I bought one flight for my wife in 2015 and she loved it Good to hear. hamburg really does look great from the air....Jump to post
Hi and thanks for sharing your trip with EK.
I note that your departure gate was the same as my recent departure to Perth. Interesting also to see the differences in the contents snack basket offered, depending on the route served. The new pyjamas are a notch up on the older version.
Unfortunately, I think this is covered with his own liability insurance so he likely won't pay a cent. Will that be the case? Many. if not all, insurance policies include a general exclusion for claims that arise out of a criminal act. As the airline's claim for costs against the passenger arises f...Jump to post
Welll, I guess it makes sense for QF to return to SIN if that's where most passengers wish to transit. However, I will miss seeing the flying kangaroo during my travels through DXB Reginald Ansett http://www.royflying.com/images/14dxbham/DSCN0265.JPG Phyllis Arnott http://www.royflying.com/images/14...Jump to post
11725Flyer wrote:Thanks very much for sharing; I imagine it took you quite awhile to put it all together.
Hi Ryan. It's good to see another of your regional reports online. Rex offer a reasonable service and whenever I've flown with them the crew have been quite friendly. Now that lot have guggered off to Adelaide, we can close for the day' Ha ha. That reminds me of an incident in Maree some years ago. ...Jump to post
Absolutely brilliant report, Roy. Almost felt like being in the flight mysel I'm pleased to learn that and glad you enjoyed reading it. I was lucky enough to get one of the front backward-facing seats that gave me a great view of the engine, the wing, my wife and all the things that we had just pas...Jump to post
Flanker7 wrote:As far as i know KLM will not go down the BOB route. Nice report and pictures and glad you had a good day out.
cc47 wrote:Very nice report! Loved all the pictures and detail
Kent350787 wrote:Thanks for the report, yet again.
NeBaNi wrote:Thanks for a wonderfully detailed trip report; I really enjoyed reading it!
Passengers are generally directed to a boarding gate. The aircraft will be on a stand. The gate number and the stand number may be the same at some airports but at others they may be different. This will be particularly true of passengers being taken by bus to a remote stand.Jump to post
Step Back in Time: DLBS Junkers Ju52 "Tante Ju" in Hamburg Introduction Have you ever wondered what it was like to fly in the 1930s? The team at Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin-Stiftung(1) do a wonderful job maintaining an aircraft from those days - a Junkers Ju52/3m, affectionately known as Ta...Jump to post
nice report! one thing, you seem to have cross-used the E190/E175 tags in the same flight. or is it me! Hi and thanks for taking the time to read it. Unfortunately I have inadvertently entered the wrong information in the flight descriptions. The outbound, HAM-AMS sector was indeed opearted by an E...Jump to post
Amsterdam Short Hops: KLM Cityhopper E190/ E175 Introduction There was no real imperative to go to Amsterdam. I had visited the city a number of times before and was familiar with the main sights. However, I had a free day in Hamburg and thought "why not?" It would give me the chance to d...Jump to post
Rather than start an airline, why not help Etihad and Singapore Airlines by purchasing their shares in Virgin Australia? Benefits: no hassle with obtaining an AOC, a ready recognised name and an established network. I'm sure John Borghetti would be willing to discuss the matter with you. Incidently,...Jump to post
I left the labour market some years ago, initially to be full-time carer for my mother who had developed Alzheimers. Looking after her was tough, more emotionally than physically, but also rewarding. When she died I did not seek to return to paid employment. Fortunately I have been able to maintain ...Jump to post
I think it will be easier to see a second daily to VIE than a BTS flight EK has already been operating two daily rotations to VIE for some time. EK127 08:55 DXB 12:55 VIE || EK128 15:30 VIE 23:05 DXB EK125 17:15 DXB 21:15 VIE || EK126 22:45 VIE 06:20 DXB The issue of BTS was previously raised when ...Jump to post
Passing High Cloud: Emirates 777-300ER to Hamburg Transfer in Dubai The most convenient way of getting to Hamburg is one-stop with Emirates. Perth to Dubai on the A380 was covered in the previous post. This flight review covers the second sector: Dubai to Hamburg on the Boeing 777-300ER. The incomi...Jump to post
Recently there was talk about Perths second airport out towards northam.... the people behind it were saying they had a european airline onboard. Norwegian? Cunderdin certainly wouldn't be suitable as a destination in itself as there is no high speed connection to Perth. Having an airline "onb...Jump to post
In 1960 I had an unexpected stay in Karachi. I was travelling with my family on a Bristol Britannia from London to Singapore and there was a scheduled stop in Karachi for refueling. When it came to reboarding, there was a problem with one of the engines, causing a lengthy delay. Passengers were put ...Jump to post
Why is that important to you to shake my faith? This is what I believe. You have your belief and value system. I may not agree with it or how you base it but that is yours. It is not important in the slightest to shake anybody's faith if it leads to their displaying compassion towards others. But i...Jump to post
Thanks for the trip report. Just out of interest what were the load factors in and out of PER on EK Thanks for reading. Normally I ask that question during the flight. This time I didn't so I can only say that by judging the numbers in the lounge prior to boarding in PER and a stroll around the upp...Jump to post
Of course. That is what His whole "70X7" talk was about. The number of rounds per minute? I remember that oh, so well.... If Jesus did not say go out and buy thermonuclear devices, it was because they did not exist in his day. But he is quoted as telling his followers to buy weapons, sell...Jump to post
What exactly did Jesus say about killing? What did Jesus say about hate? What did Jesus say about greed? That depended on whom he was speaking to. To one audience he spoke of turning the other cheek. In private to his followers he spoke of selling cloaks to buy swords. Clearly, Jesus would have sup...Jump to post
Into the Night Sky: Emirates A380 Perth - Dubai Introduction A planned flight on an old trimotor and visits to Lufthansa Technik and Airbus saw me travelling to Hamburg once more. The most convenient way to get there is one-stop with Emirates. This flight review covers the first sector: Perth to Du...Jump to post
How much space does the Dornier Museum actually have? When I visited in 2015, the interior of the building did not have a lot of spare space, although it might be possible to create space by reducing the coffee shop and gift shop area. There was a fenced area outside, but that was chock-a-block with...Jump to post
The thing about the BIg Mac is that all over the world it is exactly the same, the same ingredients, so the thing what is different, you want to measure. The linked wikipedia article states the opposite. The Big Mac (and virtually all sandwiches) vary from country to country with differing nutritio...Jump to post
Also in Australia - Beechcraft 1900D: Operated by Regional Express subsidiary AirLink from DBO to SYD and CAZ Embraer 110: The King Island Airlines web site indicates that they operate the type between MBW and KNS. Embraer 120 operated by Skippers Aviation on routes like PER to LNO, MKR and RVT. The...Jump to post
This is funny. In this forum we have discussed airlines in the US kicking people off because they wore pants too low, or a skirt that was too short, or a top that had a plunging neckline, or a t-shirt with a slogan on it, and people have defended the right of the airlines to remove the passengers. H...Jump to post
EK has shown itself to be adaptive. Recently it has been working towards greater integration with flydubai, offering access to markets on thinner routes or routes that can be served with greater frequency by using smaller aircraft. While there is indeed the opportunity to offer more P2P services usi...Jump to post
TLL, LUX & EIN - really? With regard to LUX, bear in mind that EK has sought extra destinations in neighbouring France and Germany. LUX might be attractive to a capture area that includes north-eastern France and south-western Germany. HEL is a gap in the EK network, though they could be at a d...Jump to post
May 2017 PER - ALH ZL2113 SF34 Regional Express ALH - PER ZL2132 SF34 Regional Express PER - KGI VA1851 B737 Virgin Australia KGI - PER VA1858 A320 Virgin Australia Regional June 2017 PER - CVQ HK1916 E120 Skippers Aviation CVQ - PER HK1919 DH8A Skippers Aviation July 2017 PER - DXB EK421 A388 DXB -...Jump to post
At what point do you start rebooking passengers on another airline? I'm confused as to why this wasn't done right away given the oneworld partner capacity that can connect these two points. CX? MH? Plenty of options. As suggested above, the first effort would be to try and fix the problem with the ...Jump to post
thegoldenargosy wrote:How many flight attendants does EK have total?
that is 5-6 flights on witch pax could have been rebooked, over the time of 2 days. And already told you that I doubt premium pax waited for 2 days. At what point do you start rebooking passengers on another airline? I would imagine that airlines would first try and fix the problem and get under wa...Jump to post
They ended with chartering an A380 from Emirates anyway. Do it straight away, you have less cost overall and reasonable satisfied customers. Two things: first, when did it become apparent that the repair could not be effected immediately? Second, did EK have an aircraft just sitting waiting for som...Jump to post
When a passenger reaches top tier and travels in first, there isn't much a rewards scheme can offer other than reward flights and guaranteed last seat. Unless the passenger books business and attempts an upgrade to first (never guaranteed), the upgrade option doesn't apply. Things like lounge access...Jump to post