Sonntag, 22. Dezember 2013

#UKRAINE #Regionaljet900 #Copenhagen #SAS

Hello, dear readers,

there is just the final leg to go now:*

Good once again to have this great tool ready:

Monday, 02.09.2013

CPH (Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup)
STR (Flughafen Stuttgart)

Service SK 667 operated by SAS Scandinavian Airlines
Scheduled:  20.20  //  21.55

Here is a view to the first 200 visited airports:

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And here are the further examples:

Visited Airports II auf einer größeren Karte anzeigen

The actual visited countries:

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And the Tripreporter 2013 data:

TRIPREPORTER 2013 auf einer größeren Karte anzeigen

Just for one more viking!.
This is the second leg on the Orbitz confirmation,
the fare 55.00 Euro´s.
No extra security here again at the "Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup" or also "Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup"
and straight for the gate A27.
No time to use a lounge here again
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Well, not the same viking again, good,
but when we know that OY-KFF "Karl Viking" is covered in my log twice on STR-CPH and WRO-CPH, well, ok!.
Leg no. 19 on type, the CRJ900, finally.
In the air with SK since 03.05.2009, another example of the 12 in the fleet.
Here are Karl´s stories:
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Cockpit crew is from Scandinavia again.
The "Pilot" with a nice welcome on the ground.
Late catering and a couple of minutes to wait for.
No route or flightlevel info again.
Once more short prior to approach in a nice style and the latest weather details.
08.45 pm, 25 minutes late by "Scandinavian" and 1.15 hours for the homebase. Departure from the 3300 meters "Zero-Four-Right".
16 degrees and now the rain found also the way for the
"Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup" or also "Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup".
Safety and the legroom at 16A, the exit window and two for me.
Superb, to say the least and the dark blue fabric seats are clean so far
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Cabin crew is two elder and ok female FA´s.
The load is very close to 100%, as far as I see only the exit row is not taken beside me. Biz and VFR travellers well mixed
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Service is coffee, tea, water for free.
The dark cabin and the special safety card
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And me, dreaming about Antonov´s, Tupolev´s and nice..., no, final descent is announced, no more dreaming!.
Touchdown at "Two-Five", 09.50 pm, short ahead to schedule, 17 degrees and the sky is clear. Really?. Really, no joke, this is the "Flughafen Stuttgart", where the car is waiting, everything ok?. Yes!.

Not to miss the conclusions:

1.)UIA KBP-WAW: Comfy last row cruising on the Embraer.
2.)SAS WAW-CPH: More upgrade´s, please.
3.)SAS CPH-STR: A sleepy exit row service for the homebase.

Two nights only at the homebase till something more to fly.
But not all operating companies like something more to fly!.
This one does:

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До побачення,

#UKRAINE #SAS #Warsaw #Regionaljet900

Hey, dear readers,

how to connect Warsaw and Stuttgart?.
Maybe this way!:*

Good to have this great tool ready once again:

Monday, 02.09.2013

WAW (Warsaw Chopin Airport Lotnisko Chopina w Warszawie)
CPH (Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup)

Service SK 2752 operated by SAS Scandinavian Airlines
Scheduled:  17.35  //  18.55

Here are the actual visited countries:

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This is the latest Tripreporter 2013 data:

TRIPREPORTER 2013 auf einer größeren Karte anzeigen

And the visited airports map:

Visited Airports II auf einer größeren Karte anzeigen

With the previous 200 stations:

Visited airports auf einer größeren Karte anzeigen

Immigration is also quick here.
OLCI works well from the hotel, seats are selected and where to catch the boarding pass?.
Well, there is anyway a security check to go, so out in the public for the biz desk and just a minute later I´am prepared to go again airside.
No one in front at the checks.
The following two legs are on one confirmation, managed by Orbitz this time.
And the fare for this leg is 55.00 Euro´s.
Also Dreamliners need sometimes special care!
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No lounging here, less time and no apron views.
Gate 1 it is now and it looks like a well loaded flight.
True, confirmed by the beep at the gate!.
4A and an upgrade for me, ok so far and the aisle seat is also taken
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Now we see OY-KFH, "Ella Viking", well done by SK with the individual names.
Leg no. 18 on the CRJ900 and new to the log.
Delivered at 18.07.2009, 12 planes are in the fleet.
And there is an interesting story to show:
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15 degrees and rainy apron boarding, well not my first preference
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But what should we do?
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Cockpit crew is from Scandinavia.
The "Kaptajn" with a nice welcome during boarding, strong headwind is announced. He is once again to hear short ahead to CPH with the 5 minutes till to switch on the seatbelt sign info, the last chance to use the restroom, well done.
No route or flightlevel info.
5.55 pm, 20 minutes late, leaving the "Warsaw Chopin Airport" or also "Lotnisko Chopina w Warszawie" by "Scandinavian". 1.20 hours to go again from runway "Two-Nine".
Up where the blue is and a Scanoramic view!
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Cabin crew is two elder women, both nice, but one with a   somewhat strong touch. She´s the boss, we know!.
The load is 100%. Lot´s of biz travellers on the way.
Service and the safety card.
Coffee and tea is served instantly along the flight
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Ok style legroom with the clean so far cabin and the blue fabric seats
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Touchdown at the 3300 meters "Two-Two-Left". 17 cloudy degrees, at least no rain till now, 7.20 pm is finally 25 minutes late.
And also the clouds are low at the "Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup" or also "Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup".
Bye now for the viking, ok, at least this viking!
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One more leg to come, hopefully.
Bye now.

#UKRAINE #Kiew #UkraineInternational #E90

This story is dedicated to the two young women working the UIA cabin, so proud and enthusiastic

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The trip in one word:


"The city of Kiew itself and a closer view for "Міжнародний аеропорт Бориспіль" or also "Boryspil International Airport" is the theme around this story"

Добрий день, Good day, dear readers,

I´am in Kiew, Ukraine, three legs done yesterday inbound
and something more on set today like this:*

Good to have this great tool ready:

Well, every good things come to an end.
Really, yes I mean this short night dreaming about Antonov´s, Tupolev´s and nice wo...., ahem places!.
Back to reality, breakfast is ready right now at the Raziotel Kiev and there are some more things to do today
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For example a swift walk to "Boryspilska" and a metro ride till "Zoloti Vorota" and the "Golden Gate"
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Not every parts of the city are refurbished
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But this one is
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The "St. Sophia Cathedral"
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That looks like really eastern to me
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Not to talk about Russia!
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Further for the "St. Michael´s Golden-Domed Monastery"
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Well, that fit´s
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A cable car?.  Yes, that´s definitely something for me!
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Downwards it is
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Take care, traffic on the way
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And me, too
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Are you sure?. This is not Russia?
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"Poshtova Ploscha" absorbing me down and spits me out again at the "Maidan"
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This looks like an abandoned coal combined heat and power station to me.
Ah, the RMT (Russian Mafia Transport) shuttle is ready!
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The "National Art Museum" and some official building, well guarded
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Top current stylish colours and equipment
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Yeah, the sun is out!
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The "Golden Gate" looks like also massive this way
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And finally back for the "Zoloti Vorota" subway cathedral´s
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Crossing the "Dnjepr"
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This is not a small one, definitely, Europe´s third longest river
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And finally back for the hotel
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Definitely an recommendable place to stay
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The very same way back for the airport, free of charge. Another young guy and an Korean made car, what works also well.

Monday, 02.09.2013

KBP (Міжнародний аеропорт Бориспіль Boryspil International Airport)
WAW (Warsaw Chopin Airport Lotnisko Chopina w Warszawie)

Service PS 801 operated by Ukraine International Airlines
Scheduled:  14.10  //  14.50

A warm welcome to KBP and no. 265 on the visited airports map:

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The previous 200 stations:

Visited airports auf einer größeren Karte anzeigen

Further with the actual visited countries:

VISITED COUNTRIES auf einer größeren Karte anzeigen

And the Tripreporter 2013 data:

TRIPREPORTER 2013 auf einer größeren Karte anzeigen

Certainly a modern place it is
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Large and spacious
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OLCI works well this time, my seat is selected
and the nice young woman at the desk printed the paper.
Just by surprise, UIA is no Skyteam member, but there is a  cooperation with AF and also KL and both flights are credited on my Skyteam mileage account, well done.
This ticket is secured by, the fare is 110.00 Euro´s.
Close to no time to wait at passport and security check now.
Ok, not everything here is up to date!
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Oh, yes, that´s the view I like!
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The shiny gate area and the new one at the gate D01.
No lounge to use here for me
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Well the Embraer is nice but the background is much nicer
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This is UR-EME, the Embraer 190 like on schedule.
A pretty new plane, less than two months in service since 03.07.2013 only and therefore easy to check, new to the log and leg no. 27 on type.
Well, what about a name?.
5 examples are in the fleet and there are no stories to show
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UTair looks like also interesting and well flydubai, too
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Boarding now, 2.10 pm, perfectly ontime, 1.25 hours managed by "Ukraine International".
Leaving the "Міжнародний аеропорт Бориспіль" or also "Boryspil International Airport" from the 4000 meters "One-Eight-Left" with a partly cloudy sky and 19 degrees.
Cockpit crew is ukrainian, the "пілот" with a nice and detailed welcome on the ground in a really experienced but also enthusiastic style, well done.
He is once more to hear detailed inflight and also short prior to descent into WAW with the latest weather conditions.
No route details, but flightlevel is 34000 feet
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On the way with a close to 100% load of VFR travellers
and the last row rule works well again today, 26A and two for me
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Cabin crew is one middle aged nice woman,
one asian style young woman, cute, really nice
and one young, well built ukrainian woman, long red hair freckles, ahem, really nice!.
We talked a bit along the flight and also later during disembarking. The middle aged woman has done a good number of flights on the Embraer, but both the younger women just finished training on type a couple of days ago
and they are really proud about this new plane.
Above the flatlands and for the thunderstorms
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The modern style clean cabin and the good legroom
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Safety and blue grey leather seat details
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Up till the blue
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Service and the well loaded cabin
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Touchdown at the 2800 meters runway "Two-Nine".
2.30 pm, impressive 20 minutes ahead to schedule. 15 degrees, cloudy, rainy, wet not to talk more about it.
Welcome to "Warsaw Chopin Airport" or also
"Lotnisko Chopina w Warszawie" with Enter Air and a couple of russian heli´s on the apron
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LOT, the golden edition and bye now for UIA
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Bye for now, more to come soon, hopefully.