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First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 1:38 pm
by PennPal
Not sure if this topic has been discussed, but I though it would be neat to know the different airlines, aircraft, and routes involved in everyone's first commercial flight.

Mine was in August, 1977...

Eastern Airlines 727-200 (Wish I had recorded the SN!!)

FMY-ATL

Then, connected with a L-1011 (Again, wish I would have recorded the SN!)

ATL-BUF


That particular L-1011 routing was SJU-MIA-ATL-BUF-YYZ if I'm not mistaken.

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 1:51 pm
by FrequentFlyKid
Midwest Express
CLE-MKE
DC9-30
June 11, 2000

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 1:57 pm
by swardu
American Airlines
2300 MST departure time
PHX-ORD
B707-320
May, 1975

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 1:59 pm
by flyboy1980
September 1985 (I was 5)
Air New Zealand
Fokker F-27
CHC-DUD

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 2:07 pm
by Corpsnerd09
September 23rd, 1990 (I was 5 yrs. old)
CTG - MIA
Avianca
Not sure of the Equipment, probably a 727, or 757.. it was 3/3 seating config.

The flight I took when immigrating to the US.

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 2:22 pm
by Speedbird747
Back in 1976. Don't remember the exact date, I was just a few months old  Smile

Spantax
DC-9
ZRH-PMI


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RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 2:32 pm
by Okie
July 1955
Central Airlines
DC-3
DUC-OKC
Duncan, OK/Haliburton Field-Oklahoma City, OK/Will Rogers World Airport


Okie

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 2:36 pm
by notsofrqntflr
I think it was BA flights from Warsaw to London and then to New York City in 1975. Don't know aircraft and can't ask my parents. I wander what BA had for their LHR-WAW flights these days. Anyone knows?
filip

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 2:40 pm
by BA
February/March 1986 (I was 3 or 4 months old, so no I don't remember it  Smile)

Middle East Airlines (MEA) Boeing 707-320C

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We were scheduled to fly Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (now an AFB replaced by the new Dammam Int'l) to Beirut, Lebanon. However, the civil war in Lebanon was still going on and there was fierce fighting in Beirut at the time that we were going to land, so we were diverted to Larnaca, Cyprus.

Regards

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 2:41 pm
by MTChemNerd757
Haha, sadly I never flew until my junior year of high school.

Delta Airlines in spring of 1997
HLN-SLC on either a 727-200 or a 737-200 or 300, I can't remember which
then SLC-LAS on a 767-200
return flight was LAS-SLC on a 757-200
then SLC-GTF-HLN on probably the same type of plane as HLN-SLC. Anyone know how I might check that?

Brad

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 2:42 pm
by txagkuwait
February 29, 1956

Trans-Texas Airways (TTA)

DC-3

BWD-FTW-DAL
DAL-BPT-GLS-HOU

First Flight

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 2:44 pm
by smcmac32msn
YX MKE-MCO in 1987 (I was 5)

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 2:46 pm
by 757KSLC
June 27, 1997
Delta Airlines
767-300; N1402A
SLC-DFW
Flight 1660

First Flight

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 2:52 pm
by smcmac32msn
YX MKE-MCO in 1987 (I was 5)

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 2:55 pm
by NWB757300
October 1994
Southwest Airlines
B737-200
BWI-MCO

went to Disneyworld for my tenth b-day.

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 3:41 pm
by Guest
May, 1968

PSB-IPT-EWR on an Allegheny Airlines Convair 580 (I was 25 at the time). Allegheny is now part of USAirways.
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RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 3:44 pm
by sq452
Oh I cant even remember I was probably 3 months old.

 Nuts

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 3:54 pm
by pouyazad
Mine was on Iran Air. It was a 747SP taking us from Tehran to Beijing. I was 6 years old then.

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 4:45 pm
by ERJ135
KLM
DC-8
PH-DCC

Amsterdam-Frankfurt-Rome-Beirut-Karachi-Manila-Sydney.

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 4:49 pm
by FJWH

KLM (737)

AMS - LHR

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 4:53 pm
by lxlgu
JAN 19 1970 SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS Boeing 707

London/Paris/Las Palmas/Salisbury/Johannesburg

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 7:05 pm
by ZKSUJ
It was a QF B743 from SIN-PER in 1991

ZKSUJ

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 7:42 pm
by MerC
July 1992
Scanair
DC-10-10
GOT-PMI


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RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 9:11 pm
by ScottishLaddie
Summer of '89 of was it '90? One of the two- certainly not the summer of '69!  Big grin

PIK-YYZ

Wardair DC10.

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 10:29 pm
by hbfly
25. August 1999 [I was 10 years old]
Austrian Airlines
McDonnell Douglas MD-83
OE-LME
VIE to Kalamata [Greece;don't know the three letter code]


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RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 10:31 pm
by COAB767
September 28th, 1982. I was 6.5 months old.

Delta Airlines FLT:UNKNWN
From: Seattle/Tacoma, WA
To: Atlanta, GA
EQP: Lockheed Tristar L1011-1

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 10:55 pm
by nealcg
June 1981

SAT-DAL
WN
737-200

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 11:26 pm
by AMS
Yes, I was 3 months old
Going on a BA 741 or 742 from Washington Dulles IAD to London LHR


Regards,
AMS

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Thu May 27, 2004 2:00 am
by 767-332ER

July 1983 (6 months old)
TWA L1011 DEN-JFK
then onto JFK-MAD 747-100
My parents showed me the pictures of the plane...that's the only way I know.. Laugh out loud
Regads

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Thu May 27, 2004 4:05 am
by JMIslandman
August 8, 1991.
American Airlines A300-600R
Montego Bay- Miami

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Thu May 27, 2004 4:53 am
by panam330
February Something, 1988

I was 7 months old at the time; my parents took the whole family (all 7 of us at the time) to Disney World for a week. Obviously, I don't remember it at all  Big grin. They took pictures, so I know what the aircraft is Big grin.

FROM: SYR/ Hancock Int'l Airport
TO: CLE/ Hopkins Int'l Airport
EQUIPMENT: Boeing 737 (don't know what sub-type it is)

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Thu May 27, 2004 6:48 am
by Cactus739
Mine was

March 1988
Delta 1424
Fairbanks - Anchorage - Salt Lake City
Boeing 727

Delta 974
Anchorage - Washington Dulles
Boeing 757

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Thu May 27, 2004 7:16 am
by WidgetBoi
My first flight was in March 1982 aboard a TWA L-1011 from JFK to PBI.

jeremy

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Thu May 27, 2004 9:57 am
by PennPal
Thanks to all of you for responding to my post! It sure is interesting reading all of your stories!! I'll look forward to reading more!!


Best Regards,

PennPal

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Thu May 27, 2004 11:53 am
by ArmitageShanks
Piedmont

Some jet with 3-3 I think.. either Fokker 100 or 737.
TRI-CLT.

Does the Fokker-100 even have 3-3?

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Thu May 27, 2004 11:58 am
by WidgetBoi
Fokkers have a 2-3 configuration.

jeremy

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Thu May 27, 2004 12:29 pm
by AA623BDLSJU
It was in 1986, I was in the 3rd grade.

My great-grandmother passed away.

It was from JFK to SJU on American Airlines on an AB6.

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Thu May 27, 2004 2:21 pm
by dl757md
It was in Oct 1984, Quebec Air, 737-200, YQB-YZV-YWK.
Going skiing.

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It's not an airliner but I did get to fly on a KC135 as a cadet in the Civil Air Patrol in Aug, 1980 out of Plattsburgh AFB.

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Dl757md

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Thu May 27, 2004 7:51 pm
by CXA330300
LGA-BTV American Eagle

[Edited 2004-05-27 12:52:30]

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Fri May 28, 2004 4:49 am
by andz
July 1971, Northeast Trident NCL-LHR

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Fri May 28, 2004 5:38 am
by Ryanair737
Around 1991-1992 was my first flight, on a Britannia Airways 757-200 from MAN to TFS. I was 3 years old!  Laugh out loud


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Ryanair737  Big thumbs up

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Fri May 28, 2004 6:06 am
by Tango-Bravo
August 1970, United 727-100 in the livery pictured below, MSP-PHL (UA flew this route non-stop at the time).
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"Back then" I didn't even know that airliners had registrations/tail numbers displayed on the fuselage or tail, much less think to log the aircraft on which I flew! I was knowledgeable enough to recognize the difference between a 727-100 and -200, and I was aware that UA had recently introduced a somewhat revised version of the livery carried by the aircraft that operated my first airline flight ever.

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Fri May 28, 2004 7:07 am
by DABZF
HEL-SVL (Savonlinna, Finland)
DC-9
Not sure about year, maybe 1985


RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Mon May 31, 2004 11:08 pm
by undies737
- sept1988 - i was only 7
- cathay B742
- 1 way trip; hongkong-melbourne (australia), via sydney.
- dwn the back in cattle class, i got the window.

striked it lucky, an australian family flew in & adopted me.


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i was petrified of flying b4 i got onboard - wanted to be a pilot by the time we landed in melbourne! doing my PPL as I speak!
mum now tells me that she lost me for an hr & the F/A found me asleep in the jump seat! i remember visiting the flt deck in those "good ol days" but cant say i remember the falling asleep part.
i still remember the night departure from kai tak's rwy13.

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Mon May 31, 2004 11:10 pm
by scottysair
I can't remember with my first flight back of 1979 for me and will able try to get more remember with those days.

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2004 12:58 am
by airkas1
Date: November 22, 1994 (I was 8 at the time)
Airline: KLM
Aircraft: I think it was a MD-11
Route: AMS-BON

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2004 2:15 am
by mikedlayer
My first filght was in 1991, from LTN to Palma Majorca, Monarch Airlines Boeing 757, certainly an experience even though I was only a few years old  Big grin

Mike

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2004 4:49 am
by INNflight
Some kind of Austrian charter flight back in '96 i think.

Austrian Airlines Md83...

INN-Rhodes, greece


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regards,

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 6:00 pm
by Travelagent
My first (and unforgettable) flight was in October 87: Dusseldorf - New York JFK. Airline: LTU. Aircraft: L1011 TriStar

RE: First Flight...Airline, Aircraft, Route

Posted: Mon Jun 07, 2004 1:26 am
by L410Turbolet
Date: June 1979
Airline: CSA
Aircraft: Tu-134(?)
Route: Prague-Burgas

I was 2,5 years old then.