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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 3:20 am

I first flew on Linjeflyg F-28 on a domestic flight in Sweden when I was 2 months old back in Dec 1984.


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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 3:24 am

American.
Indianapolis, IN
 
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Fri Sep 19, 2003 3:25 am

ATL-MCO on a Kiwi International 727-200.
Change is: one airline, six continents!
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 3:33 am

That was Air France B-727 from Basel-Mulhouse to Tunis in 1984 (I was 4 years old then).

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 3:52 am

My First:

Cathay Pacific Airways

CX901 HKG - MNL

Year: 1977

Aircraft: L1011-100


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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 3:58 am

Back in 1986....

AIR FRANCE from CDG to LAX (B742)
and then UTA from LAX to PPT (DC10)

10 years old !
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 4:04 am

Mine was United Airlines, DC-10 from Seattle to Chicago in 1986. Second was a UAL 737-200 from Chicago to Raleigh Durham for the connection from Seattle-Chicago-Raleigh.
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 4:05 am

First flight:

1966 Hawaiian Airlines CV-640 HNL - OGG

First jet flight:

1972 Pan American 707-321B HNL - SFO
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 4:39 am

...first would have been on Northwest Orient in 1968 from MKE to LGA or JFK to connect a BWIA flight to Barbados (BGI) - guessing it was a 727 on NW and a 707 on BW (maybe a 727) I was just a baby...

First memory is on a BWIA 707 from MIA to Barbados in 1972 - can still remember a very colorful interior and walking under the wing when we got to BGI walking to the terminal. My uncle told me to not touch the engines - as if I could reach seeing I was only 4 years old...

First "recorded memory": NW 727-200 MKE-MIA flight 702 with a stop in TPA connecting to EA 727-100 MIA-BGI flight 965 with a stop in STX (St. Croix) - July 4, 1979.

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 5:45 am


1968 TWA STL-LAX 707 ahhh the good ole days.......
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 6:23 am

Southwest Airlines

MDW-MCO-CMH-MCO

(I was 4)

737-200
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 7:19 am

It was April 1965 and I was three years old,
My parents migrated from the Netherlands to Sydney Australia with KLM on a DC-8-50 PH-DCC. The trip took a little longer than forever and stopped in Frankfurt, Rome, Beirut, Karachi, Bangkok, Manila and finally Sydney.
I so want to fly on SCAT one day!
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 7:39 am

Delta Air Lines OAK-SLC
 
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Fri Sep 19, 2003 7:47 am

Amsterdam to Chicago with KLM
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 8:10 am

First airline I ever flew with was Allegheny (now US Airways), back in 1977. I was only 1 year old at that time; Allegheny pretty much dominated the Northeast, even back then.


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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 8:10 am

Nigeria Airways LHR-LOS.

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 8:11 am

Ansett 727-200 VH-ANA, Sydney-Brisbane, about 1980. I remember practising the brace position a few times before we pushed back, not nervous but wanting to do the right thing. Ya know?


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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 8:28 am

June 1971, age 7: PHL - MSP on an NWA 720B!
You can fight without ever winning but never really win without a fight.
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 8:45 am

Mexicana!!!!

MEX-MZT-SJD-GDL-MEX on a 727!!!

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 9:08 am

Aeromexico !!

CZM-MID-MEX back in 1978 or 1979.

RM  Smile
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 9:18 am

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10/1995

I wish I knew the flight number or reg. of the plane. Unfortunately, it was out of the old HHH terminal, which was converted from a hangar, so there were no windows to see the plane. Also I was only 11 at the time, and too enthused because I was actually inside the airport and airplane.

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 9:37 am

United Airlines

ORD-IAD 737-200, June 1992
IAD-MCO 757-200, June 1992
MCO-ORD, DC10, July 1992

My first segments ever flown.
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 9:50 am

My first flight was Air Florida DC-10 in September 1980
Route: MAN-MIA


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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 10:33 am

United, SFO to IAD, Boeing 747 classic
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 10:35 am

AA SDF - DAL
BI DAL - AMA

I was about 6 years old say in 1969/1970. My mom, brother and myself...

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Fri Sep 19, 2003 10:54 am

Eastern Airlines, December 1979 from MSY to HOU. 727's both ways.


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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sat Sep 20, 2003 12:44 am

Here's one for you airliner detectives out there, then:

I was 5 years old and my dad had (Lord knows why) booked a package holiday to Spain. We flew with Britannia Airways from, I guess, Luton to Barcelona.

At least that was the intention. An ATC strike in Spain meant we landed at an old airfield in France with no facilities and were bussed over to Salou, Barcelona. The return journey was reverse procedure of this.

The year was 1976 and the month would have been July or August. The a/c was a B737 and my sister cried all the way there and most of the way back.

I'd love to know exactly which a/c it was and where we landed. Any ideas?

Cheers

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sat Sep 20, 2003 2:08 am

Malaysia Airlines System (back then)

I took my first trip as a baby in around 1978. Flew from Kuala Lumpur to Penang and back. The aircraft, according to my dad, was the 737-2H6 Adv.


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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sat Sep 20, 2003 1:18 pm

December 8, 1980

Western Airlines

Sioux Falls, SD to Denver, CO (Stapleton Field)

Based on the photos I have, I would say it was some variant of the B-737

The only way I remember the date of the flight was because when we got to the hotel that night, the lead story on the news was that John Lennon was shot and killed.

I was 10 years old.
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sat Sep 20, 2003 1:28 pm

Olympic Airways' "Olmypic Eagle".
She carried me YYZ-YUL-ATH and back three times!

I'm looking forward to my next trip to Greece on one of Olympic's A-340s.

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sat Sep 20, 2003 4:32 pm

Eastern Airlines, DTW-ATL-DAB, 06/04/1982. The flights were operated by either a DC-9 and/or B727 - I'm not sure  Smile.

I had previously flown on a RC Convair CV-580 one-way earlier that year, but it was a short hop (something like DTW-GRR) so I don't count it.

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sat Sep 20, 2003 4:38 pm

My first flight was on a MD80 series with Onur Air from DUS to AYT.
BTW: They made a food trolley race down the aisle and litteraly it exploded when hitting the rear galley - food was on it and spilled everywhere  Smile

Bye

Jan
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sat Sep 20, 2003 4:41 pm

First time flying was on Continental at age 21.

SJU-IAH-SFO, 10/17/2002, 737/757
SFO-EWR-SJU, 10/21-22/2002, 737/737


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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sat Sep 20, 2003 4:42 pm

Too far to remember ---

Just remember when I was 10, my frist vacation to China in 1980 flying a propeller aircraft.
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sat Sep 20, 2003 6:04 pm

Meridiana with this plane:

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sat Sep 20, 2003 6:17 pm

The first one: BRU-LHR with a SABENA Caravelle, as a pax in 1967...

The last one: DKR-BRU on a SABENA Airbus A330 ...as a pilot... (november 2001).

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sat Sep 20, 2003 6:36 pm

My first flight was from Salzburg to Las Palmas in 1988 on a LTE B757.
Fly the Bluebirds!
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sat Sep 20, 2003 7:00 pm

First ever flight was SIN-BKK on an SQ A310-200 on 10 June 1987.
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 4:12 am

Avianca 727-200 BOG-LET
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 9:09 am

Eastern Airlines, CLE-MCO on a DC-9, return trip was RSW-CLE on a Boeing 727.


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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 10:12 am

I took my first flight when I was only 2 years old, on Singapore Airlines B744 from LAX - Singapore, en-route to India to visit family (I think this was my first flight...)...I can't remember this trip too much, but I do remember the next SQ trip I took to Singapore / India in about 1990/1991, a couple years after...SQ was good to me... Smile

Ah, the memories...

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 1:48 pm

My very first flight even was on a commercial airline:

It was a TWExpress (Operated by Trans States) from GRR-STL on a J41, then on a mainline TWA MD-80 from STL to SEA for my cruise to Alaska!

I remember being a little worried about the MD-80, it was about 2 months after the Alaska Airlines MD-80 had crashed.
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 3:09 pm

Northwest DTW-YVR on 1990.
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 3:37 pm

Swissair A310 ZRH-LHR back in 1991 I think

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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 7:53 pm

1954....MANGLA ....British European Airways Pionair the name they gave to the DC3s they operated..always remember F/A came round with a tray of barley sugar sweets , i took an handful only to be told by my mum i should only take one. Also got a black and white p/c showing a Pionair and an Elizabethan aircraft (the Airspeed AS55),the other main type opd by BEA
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 9:56 pm

As a baby, I wason a USAir flight from Burlington to CO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO I believe with a stop in PHL or PIT on the DC-9
The one I remember was a MetroJet (Also USAirways) Manchester-Baltimore.
US Airways will always hold a special place in my heart.
But I'm a NW WP member, and NW/KL/CO/DL won't be losing my loyalty.
What now?
 
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RE: First Airline You Flew With?

Mon Sep 22, 2003 1:13 am

My first flight was on an Eagle Air 737-200 on September 12th, 1988 (I was 10 at the time). I flew with my parents from Keflavik, Iceland (KEF) to Köln/Cologne, Germany (GCN) on either TF-VLT or TF-ISA (not 100% sure which it was, but I think it was TF-ISA).


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