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When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:23 am

This thread is really targeted at people like me who since Covid became an issue have been shielding/isolating/locking down - voluntarily or otherwise and therefore not travelling. However anyone can join in if they like.

My last flight before Covid was November 2019. It was Tirana to London Gatwick on a BA A320 after a touring holiday of Albania.

I always thought of Tirana as a bit of an off beat destination so I was surprised on both legs that the BA flight was pretty much full even in, on the way home, the four rows of Business class.

I never thought that would be the last time I would fly for over a year.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:32 am

My last flight was LHR-LBA after a trip to Chennai at the end of Feb 2020. I remember the FAs coming through the cabin with a little can of spray to make sure that we were all saved from getting coronavirus... :bigthumbsup:

I really miss traveling as I would be generally doing a short haul in Europe and a long haul trip about once every 6-8 weeks. I'm provisionally budgeted to start back again with a trip to Australia in October. we'll see...

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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:57 am

OSL-CPH-OSL November 2019 for a business conference. 2020 was the first year in my life where I didn't fly even once, 2021 seems to be more of the same, sadly.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:44 am

LAX-HKG in July 2020. Now if I leave, I'll have to quarantine in a hotel 21 days, so that's off the table. Was flying at least every other week before. But no way I will let it go a full year without any flights, I cannot let that happen - would depress me too much.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:09 pm

HKG-SYD on a Cathay 77W in J. Slightly disappointing service (BOS-HKG immediately prior was far better) but gee I miss it. We were hoping to spend last Christmas in Berlin, and desperately want to see our BOS family again.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:24 pm

MYR-CLT-IAD on AA at the end of February after visiting family. I've since made one trip in the COVID world, and like everyone else am itching to fly more as things begin to open up.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:45 pm

NRT-IST-SZG / BSL-IST-NRT with TK in December 2019 to meet-up with the in-laws and visit a bunch of xmas markets. Pretty average flights, pretty bad food.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:56 pm

Pre-COVID last flight Feb. 23, 2020, OKC-IAH after visiting son and daughter-in-law.

First flight since that was Mar. 18, 2021, IAH-STL and then Mar. 21, 2021, STL-IAH after visiting son/daughter-in-law who moved to STL.

Was going to take IAH-RSW flight this past Sunday, though after almost five hour delay due to the weather in south Florida, then the crew timing out I decided to cancel and go another time.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:40 pm

SMF-JFK and back on JetBlue in December 2019, for a family gathering for Christmas.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:41 pm

Pre-lockdowns, I flew LH on FCO-MUC, then transferred to UA for MUC-IAH. This was about February 10th. The first couple of cases of Covid had been reported in Italy, I recall the FCO-MUC flight being heavily populated by Chinese customers all wearing face masks who were connecting back to China at the end of their New Year's holidays.
Starting in the summer of 2020, I flew several more times, but then it was me wearing the face masks, and always just domestically in the US.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:21 pm

IAH-MSP-HND-MSP-IAH on DL in March 2020 for a two week visit to Japan. The shutdowns were starting while I was there and while it was annoying it was not my first visit to the country so I was okay with just making do with whatever was still open. I got back home just as things really started going crazy here in the USA.

Since then I've taken some domestic trips. HOU-DFW-FCA-DFW-HOU (AA) to visit Glacier NP in August 2020 and HOU-LAS-HOU (WN) to visit the parks in Utah.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:57 pm

In February 2020, just before COVID-19 reached Europe, I did a tour. Eindhoven - Vienna - Milan Malpensa - Bari - Budapest - Eindhoven. Three cities in one week (Malpensa was only a transfer, I didn't stay there for more than a few hours).

Totally no travel restrictions back then, it's hard to think about now. Happy memories.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:25 pm

It was the weekend of March 14/15 2020 on a spur-of-the moment roundtrip PHX-MSP-PHX. The MSP-PHX segment was my 757th logged flight and I specifically booked it to fly a 757 on that leg. I'd done so previously with the 747 and 737 but honestly didn't even think about it for the 717. The 707, 720, and 727 for those respective logged flights would have been near impossible in 2019/2020. I haven't flown since...so 13 months now...and I'm really feeling the itch to work my way towards #767 which is just 10 segments away.

That Sunday March 15th of 2020 was the day before Delta started reducing their schedules. Toilet paper, water, and sanitary wipes were already in short supply. My sister (who met me from LAS for the weekend) and I travelled around to a couple of stores and I bought up enough infant diapers to fill my roll-aboard for my grandson back in Phoenix. The whole craziness of the shortages was in full swing.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:05 pm

It’s amazing how mundane many of not most of these are. Mine was JAX-BNA on WN. Can’t tell you without consulting my log if it was a 73G or 738.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:29 pm

Last one for me was MID to DEN via MEX on AeroMexico for vacation in early March 2020.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:34 pm

I've flown during COVID, but my last trip before March 2020 was STL-ATL and ATL-STL on Southwest (in January).

Since then, I've done:
STL-SAN, SAN-STL on Southwest
STL-ORD-ASE, ASE-ORD-STL on American
STL-SLC on Delta, SLC-STL on Southwest
Next flights:
Who knows? :/
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:38 pm

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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:05 am

My last precovid trip was to Japan in November 2019 flying SQ BNE-SIN-NRT and the reverse routing back on a mixture of A350-900/A380/777-300ER. In Japan I did a few domestic flights on a mix of JL/NH 777-200 (A and ER) and A350-900. As well as a Shinkansen trip between TYO and OSA.

On the return I had a 20 hour layover in Singapore, spent the time looking around the island and checking out Jewel. I remember bringing back a Kueh Lapis cake from Singapore which was a big hit with the family.

During 2020 I did a couple of small intrastate trips to the Whitsundays and Longreach, but it was the first time in about 20 years I hadn't left the state. So far nothing planned for 2021.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:18 am

It was 11/28/19 and I was flying my 8-day-old son home to SFO from DTW (he is adopted). It was aboard a N851DN, a DL 739.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:02 am

My last flights where on the first week of March, just before all lockdowns began in Europe.

Before starting my new job, I took a joyride on the IB A350 from MAD up to LHR, then the next day I flew the TP A321Neo down to LIS and A320 to BCN, then on that weekend my friends and I flew up to GVA on EasyJet to attend (the already cancelled) Geneva Auto Show, so we just walked around the city, ate, bought cheese and chocolate and flew back.

Not sure when I will fly again, maybe some domestic flight within Spain to start with, and we will see during summer.

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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:20 am

SYD-HKG-CDG-MAN with CX, although last leg of the flight was with BE. This was in early January 2020, returning home after a month in Australia travelling as well as seeing some friends and relatives.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:35 pm

One week in Corsica ORY-AJA-ORY for vacation on the A320N of Air Corsica (new type for me !) in September 2020.
And we postponed our trip to USA two times (with DL).
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:51 pm

Late Feb, 2020. Quick trip DEN-IAD-DEN (UA) for a business meeting in Georgetown.

Hoping to be flying again in June.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:55 pm

Operated A350 JNB-JFK-JNB in March 2020. Landed back from NY with Covid. By the time I was better it was all over. My last airline flight.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:04 pm

last flight was PNH-HKG in Jan 2020 in a now defunct Cathay Dragon A321. Last widebody was the day before BKK-PNH on EK 77W
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:51 pm

Looks like it was IAH-DCA on a UAX E-Jet. I have zero memory of the flight despite apparently having been upgraded.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:55 pm

SAN-BNA-SAN on Southwest (non-stop, of course), for a wedding in Chattanooga.

We had a fabulous time walking around downtown Nashville that Friday afternoon in October, but eventually we had to depart the city. Interestingly, Hertz ONLY had a Camaro SS convertible available (no plain-jane sedans), so we zipped out of town with the top down!!

We had the usual excellent service from Southwest, and aside from being our last flight for nearly two years, there wasn't anything extraordinary about it. At least at the time...
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:42 am

My last flight was to Germany for a vacation. I couldn't even imagine that this could happen. I really want to go somewhere again.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:48 am

My last flights were Jan 4 , 2020 when I flew back to Sydney after my Christmas trip to the States. EVV-DFW-SYD. I'm flying again next Friday, SYD-CFS for a 4 day weekend away from work and Sydney. And also it was needed to retain my QF Gold status.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:31 am

Last flight I flew was from Orlando to San Diego via Denver for a convention in the end of September of 2019. The return trip was via Houston in first class. I would have flown for another convention in Amsterdam in May of 2020, but the convention itself was cancelled, and later on, the Amsterdam flight had been changed from departing out of O'Hare to departing out of Newark before itself being cancelled.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Sat Apr 17, 2021 1:49 am

Last flights were BKK-KIX-BKK on TG onboard their A380(HS-TUF) and 77W(HS-TKK); it was probably my last A380 flights on TG, as they had put their entire A380 fleet on sale.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Sat Apr 17, 2021 3:21 am

I flew DEN-IAD-TLV on a 737 and 77E respectively for UA. Spent a couple days in Israel with my friend. Then flew TLV-JNB on El Als retro 789. Then JNB-FRA-DEN on a LH 748 and UA 788 respectively. The first 3 legs were in Y, the LH flight was premium economy, and the 788 was CO-style BusinessFirst.

I had the option to fly SA JNB-FRA on an A359 and I would've flown them if it was an A340 and if I knew covid wasn't going to cripple them like it has. I didn't take that option because my only flight before on an A350 wasn't the best!
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Sun Apr 18, 2021 2:16 pm

STL-ORD-MSN-ORD-STL on a CRJ7 for work purposes in late 2019, and during Covid a STL-EWR-STL on a CRJ7/550 also for work. I never really go on vacation so most of my flying is for work or a family function.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:55 pm

Probably Feb 2020, flew DEN-TUL-DEN (UA) on a daytrip to have lunch with my mom.

During the pandemic I flew DEN-PDX (UA) and PDX-SLC-DEN (DL) on a daytrip to buy a motorcycle and stashed it at the airport. That was Aug 31. A week later, Sep 7 I flew DEN-PDX (UA) to ride the bike back to Colorado.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:05 pm

jetmatt777 wrote:
Probably Feb 2020, flew DEN-TUL-DEN (UA) on a daytrip to have lunch with my mom.

During the pandemic I flew DEN-PDX (UA) and PDX-SLC-DEN (DL) on a daytrip to buy a motorcycle and stashed it at the airport. That was Aug 31. A week later, Sep 7 I flew DEN-PDX (UA) to ride the bike back to Colorado.


That's a great ride. Hope you've had a good time with the bike since, crazy recent weather aside.
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:11 pm

IADCA wrote:
jetmatt777 wrote:
Probably Feb 2020, flew DEN-TUL-DEN (UA) on a daytrip to have lunch with my mom.

During the pandemic I flew DEN-PDX (UA) and PDX-SLC-DEN (DL) on a daytrip to buy a motorcycle and stashed it at the airport. That was Aug 31. A week later, Sep 7 I flew DEN-PDX (UA) to ride the bike back to Colorado.


That's a great ride. Hope you've had a good time with the bike since, crazy recent weather aside.


It was fun. Definitely an endurance trip as it's not really an interstate bike. Suzuki DR650
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I took it west to the ocean, Cannon Beach, before heading east. I had planned to do dispersed camping in the forests along the way but all of the forests along my route were closed due to wildfires, except for Teton (I was planning on a longer route). Teton was open but they were going to get with a huge snowstorm. So I gave up on the camping plan, and just shot straight down I-84 to SLC, and I-80 through Wyoming (rode through a light snowstorm for a while) and eventually made it down to Colorado. It's definitely a fun bike in the dirt, but not so much on the highway at 85 mph.
 
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Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:19 pm

jetmatt777 wrote:
IADCA wrote:
jetmatt777 wrote:
Probably Feb 2020, flew DEN-TUL-DEN (UA) on a daytrip to have lunch with my mom.

During the pandemic I flew DEN-PDX (UA) and PDX-SLC-DEN (DL) on a daytrip to buy a motorcycle and stashed it at the airport. That was Aug 31. A week later, Sep 7 I flew DEN-PDX (UA) to ride the bike back to Colorado.


That's a great ride. Hope you've had a good time with the bike since, crazy recent weather aside.


It was fun. Definitely an endurance trip as it's not really an interstate bike. Suzuki DR650
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I took it west to the ocean, Cannon Beach, before heading east. I had planned to do dispersed camping in the forests along the way but all of the forests along my route were closed due to wildfires, except for Teton (I was planning on a longer route). Teton was open but they were going to get with a huge snowstorm. So I gave up on the camping plan, and just shot straight down I-84 to SLC, and I-80 through Wyoming (rode through a light snowstorm for a while) and eventually made it down to Colorado. It's definitely a fun bike in the dirt, but not so much on the highway at 85 mph.


Ha, could have told you where that shot was without the caption. Glad you made it safely. Seems like one I would have probably just wussed out and grabbed a hotel for a day or two and waited out the weather.
 
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Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:24 pm

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Ha, could have told you where that shot was without the caption. Glad you made it safely. Seems like one I would have probably just wussed out and grabbed a hotel for a day or two and waited out the weather.


Sorry I wasn't clear, I opted for a few hotels on the way in lieu of camping! I stayed in John Day, OR and Salt Lake City. :) The weather is part of the fun, although I don't like riding in the snow on the interstate. I was very close to pulling off in Laramie, WY and letting the snow storm pass, but at that point I was actually getting in front of the storm where I could see some patches of blue sky ahead. So I pressed on, and just as I was getting into Colorado the sun came out in full force and warmed me up. Made it home around 10PM (started at 8am in SLC that day).
 
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Sun Apr 18, 2021 10:55 pm

YHZ-YUL-PTP and return, last week of January, 2020. Actual destination was Dominica, but connecting carriers serving DOM or DCF (via PTP, FDF, SXM, or BGI) would not honor my "designated travel partner" friend for nonrev, so we took the ferry from PTP instead. Had a great time in Dominica, we returned just as the first cases of COVID were reported in PTP, and it all went downhill from there. Happily, Dominica is one of the few sovereign nations on Earth to have reported zero COVID related fatalities. Hoping it stays that way.
 
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Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:43 am

March 10, 2020, YYZ-MIA-STX (AA). It was just before the lockdown started in Canada. Since then I flew: STX-STT-CLT-YYZ (July 4, 9K/AA)), YXU-YYZ-IAD (July 27, AC), IAD-YYZ-YXU (August 1, AC), YXU-YYZ-BDA (August 6, AC), BDA-YYZ-YXU (August 13, AC), YXU-YYZ-IAD (August 18, AC), IAD-YYZ-YXU (September 19, UA/AC), YXU-YYZ-ORD-DEN-ABQ (September 22, AC/UA), ABQ-DEN-IAD-YYZ-YXU (October 17, UA/AC), YYZ-CLT-STT-STX (October 26, AA/9K), STX-CLT-YYZ (December 17, AA), YXU-YYZ-EWR-ORD-LEX (January 4, AC/UA), YXU-YYZ-ORD-LEX (February 8, AC/UA), LEX-ORD-BWI (February 27, UA). All flights were for work. If everything goes as planned, the next one should be BWI-ORD-BUF (UA and driving from BUF to YXU), followed by YYZ-ATL-STX (DL).
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:40 am

Although I did have a few flight during COVID19-times (one of them at the peak of the first lock down in Germany – I've never seen Munich airport this empty, it was like a scene from a horror movie), I was lucky enough to have some normal traveling done in early 2020 before COVID19 hit hard. Traveled to Hong Kong, Tokyo (+Sapporo) and Algiers in January and February. Then the COVID-related pause. A booked flight to Jeddah in April has been cancelled a week before departure (besides that, my visa application got rejected anyway). So my next flight was in May to Tel Aviv. That one was different. Only possible flight was via Belarus, as hardly any flights went at all from Europe. Some impressions from MUC on that day: https://imgur.com/a/xV6xuyx

The return flight was in beginning of August, where I could fly Lufthansa again (and got lucky to have my first A321neo-flight – the last airplane in the whole Lufthansa fleet I haven't flown on yet). And that was probably my last business trip ever as shortly after that I quit my job in field service. All flights since then were and will be private. My last flights were in October: via Amsterdam to Lyon, then to Geneva, and from there to Berlin-Schönefeld (shortly before they changed to BER). So now for half a year I haven't boarded any airplane at all. A flight pause as long as this I haven't had in six years.

When my next flight will be? Don't know. There is a domestic trip in Germany planned beginning of August to attend a fair in DUS. However, it is not certain, that the fair will be held at all. Besides that, I still have a booking to Japan open, but without a fixed date, as the borders to Japan are still closed for tourists and my resident visa is cancelled.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Wed Apr 21, 2021 1:49 am

Had a ton of Skymiles to burn at the time so in January 2020 I did a XNA-ATL-XNA day trip to plane spot and check out the DL museum for the first time. Both flights on CR9s. Was a pretty good day!
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:35 am

Late Feb 2020 I flew YWG-YVR on my last Air Canada A319 flight before the type was retired. Then flew YVR-YUL-YWG and haven't flown since :(
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Thu Apr 22, 2021 12:44 am

January 2020: HKG-BKK-PNH-HKG

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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:06 am

March 16th 2020....LAX-JFK on Jetblue in Mint. Was right when Coronavirus started to hit hard...My wife and I had good friends getting married in Orange County that weekend (my wife was maid of honour) and they called on the previous Thursday, the day we were due to fly JFK-LAX and check to see if we were still coming. At that point it was right on the cusp of things hitting hard but it was laughable that we wouldn't travel. There were people at JFK who wore masks and gloves and it was a bit weird at that point. The wife and I used to wipes to clean the seat at boarding but that was about it.

Flying back to NYC just a few days later was very weird. Masks were still not really a thing but LAX was emptyyyyy. I've never seen World Way at LAX so empty in the middle of the day. On the flight back the FA come up to each passenger and just wanted to talk because he was due to fly JFK-SFO and the Mint cabin had no passengers booked. Mint was pretty full but the main cabin was maybe 10% occupancy...

I took 27 flights in the first 2.5 months of 2020 and that was the last time I flew. My wife gave birth in August and even though I feel safe about flying with a young daughter it's not ideal. :( It's the longest I've gone without flying by a very wide margin and I miss it greatly...
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Thu Apr 22, 2021 5:02 am

Pre-pandemic: February 7, 2020, ICN-MSP-DTW-BUF on DL A350, A321 and A320.
During pandemic: October 4, 2020, YVR-YYC-YYZ on WS 736 and 73G.
Flown: 2L 7C 9E 9L AA AB AC AF AY AZ BA BR BX B6 CA CO CP CX DL EK EY JL KE KL LA LH LX MQ NW OZ PD RW SQ TG TP TR TS US WG WN WS XE XJ
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:16 am

My last pre-Covid flight was In October 2019, on my way to my Wedding in Maui, DEN-OGG on a 772 with UA. I never thought that we would be in a pandemic at all during that trip.
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Sat Apr 24, 2021 3:54 am

Last pre-Covid travel was end of Feb 2020 and early March 2020.

DEN-LAS-RNO-DEN-SEA-JNU-SEA-DEN

Upon getting home late on March 5, 2020 started cancelling flights in March
318, 319, 320, 321, 332, 333, 388, 707, 717, 722, 732, 733, 734, 73Q, 735, 73G, 738, 7M8, 739, 752, 753, 742, 74L, 744, 762, 763, 772, 77L, 77W, 789, 142, CN1, CR2, CR7, DC8, DH2, DH8, D8Q, D10, D95, EM2, ER3, ER4, E70, 100, J31, M11, M83, M88, M90, SF3
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:22 pm

My last trip was in November 2019 to Vancouver BC for a conference.
Routing was CAI-FRA-YVR on the bound on LH (A321 and Boeing 744). On the return I flew YVR-YYC-LHR-CAI (A320, 787, 777). On the FRA-YVR (744) and YYC-LHR (787-9) legs, I was in Premium Economy. Made a huge difference in terms of comfort and saved me a lot of time that would have otherwise been spent recovering from the trip. The worst part was the 2 am departure out of Cairo on Lufthansa, with a 5 am arrival in FRA.. You don't get enough time to sleep properly on the flight.
Really miss those days!
 
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Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:45 pm

Dubai and Geneva, business class and First Class.

Then return from Nice on business class through Dubai.

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