Ams-iah On 737

 
Old Jan 3, 08, 4:42 am
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Ams-iah On 737

Has anyone flown the 737 Private Air operated
KL/NW codeshare on this route? How are the
seats? Is it a KL inflight crew? Same lousy
service? Appreciate your insight.
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Old Jan 3, 08, 5:21 am
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You may get more info on the KL forum, since technically that's a KL flight (operated by PrivatAir, KL crew).
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Old Jan 3, 08, 5:35 am
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That is an excellent idea. However, if there are any
NW FTs that have taken this flight please share your
experience here.
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Old Jan 3, 08, 6:20 am
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BostonBali has. Check in Trip Reports or search for BB's posts.
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Old Jan 3, 08, 8:33 am
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Originally Posted by EXLEFTSEAT View Post
Has anyone flown the 737 Private Air operated
KL/NW codeshare on this route? How are the
seats? Is it a KL inflight crew? Same lousy
service? Appreciate your insight.
I am flying the Privatair IAH-AMS in April. It will be interesting. (Return flight on the NW AMS-MEM.)
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Old Jan 3, 08, 8:44 am
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BostonBali has. Check in Trip Reports or search for BB's posts.
Somebody rang?

I did fly this flight last summer. I recommend it, if for no other reason than the novelty of flying with only 47 other PAX. It was a cool experience, and I would definitely do it again. Here is my trip report, complete with pics. let me know if you have any specific questions after reading the report.

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Old Jan 3, 08, 10:06 am
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Hadn't seen you hanging out with us much so I took the liberty. Glad to see you didn't jump ship for 1world or *A.
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Old Jan 3, 08, 10:37 am
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I flew this route about a year and a half ago - here's my review:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=547235&page=2
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Do NW WP members still not earn EQM/EQS on PrivatAir flights? (e.g. the KL AMS-IAH flight).

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Old Jan 3, 08, 12:08 pm
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Originally Posted by RobOnLI View Post
Do NW WP members still not earn EQM/EQS on PrivatAir flights? (e.g. the KL AMS-IAH flight).

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I'm not sure that's the case. I know CO people don't earn miles on this flight, but I did not see those exclusions for NW people.

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Everytime I see this thread title I think it's going to be about Amish people on a 737.
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I'm all for the idea of trying something new, and it sure sounds like a fun ride. Yet the idea of flying 1075 miles south to fly 5012 miles north-east, when I can just fly 3940 miles east, is at some level confusing.

Back to the "hey, sounds like fun" argument... can this be redeemed at the PerkSaver WBC level?

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Old Jan 3, 08, 5:13 pm
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Originally Posted by sbagdon View Post
I'm all for the idea of trying something new, and it sure sounds like a fun ride. Yet the idea of flying 1075 miles south to fly 5012 miles north-east, when I can just fly 3940 miles east, is at some level confusing.
1) more EQM/RDM 2) more time to sleep
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Originally Posted by xyzzy View Post
1) more EQM/RDM 2) more time to sleep
No arguments, valid logic. Yet sometimes, it's fun to get on a plane, get off a plane, and be there...

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