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DL PHX-ATL-ZRH to visiting see my brother in Switzerland (lot of pics)

DL PHX-ATL-ZRH to visiting see my brother in Switzerland (lot of pics)

Old Jan 6, 10, 12:53 am
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DL PHX-ATL-ZRH to visiting see my brother in Switzerland (lot of pics)

December 22, 2009

Hello All,

I have a arrangements for my ride on SuperShuttle from my house to Sky Harbor airport. I am already consider it done online check-in for 24 hours in advance before international flight is departed. I have to process my passport onto the delta.com for online check-in by delta.com and I am already received for my next award travel ticket in the First Class/BusinessElite Class. I have to made sure it is everything is good and I printable out the boarding pass from my computer. I have to take those 2 bags & 1 box for next trip to Switzerland. I have a supplies for my brother & his wife and my new niece, too. I am processed to checked 3 bags is free of charge only in F class/Business Elite Class, too.

I decide that I have go to Switzerland to see my new niece & my brother, too. I have a best opportunity to see my brother again. I hasn’t see him for a long time since those two were no longer living in USA. Then I have to stay awake until I am reading the message boards before I have to take my computer to new apartment the night before I am leave for ZRH. So it will have to leave behind at new apartment. Because old house is selling and it is very expensive at old house. So we have to moved out of old house soon. So we have a new apartment is right across the street near Tatum Blvd & Shea Blvd, too. It is easier for both of us is more convenient for me. I don’t have need go back at my old house anymore.

So I went to sleep around before 10pm. I have to awake early morning to go to Sky Harbor Airport for my ride on SuperShuttle from my house. I am already done to taking the shower the night before I am departed out of PHX. I just barely woke up around 5am and I can see my alarm clock but, I didn’t need to help with my mom awake and she woke up herself. I have to get dressed for ready to leave from my house around 6:10am and the driver is knocking at my door. There he was. I have to take 3 bags along with me and he will have to put those 2 large bags into the van and 1 box, too.

I came by to says goodbye to my mom before I am leave for Switzerland by 1 week. I will expecting to be back home next Tuesday night. I will have more enjoyable for flying on Delta out of PHX-ATL-ZRH. The driver have to go to another 1 more passenger to pickup in Scottsdale near Camelback Rd. Then we will drive to Sky Harbor Airport but, it was very Shortcut on Priest Rd to loop 202. I am never felt see it before.

The driver will have to drop it off 1 passenger at terminal 4 and then we are ahead to terminal 3. So I have need to help to carry the bags from skycap at the curbside. He & I are escorted into the terminal where I went onto the lines at First Class check-in lines. There is my friend Susan is here at the DL counter during early morning flight out of PHX. So I show her with my boarding pass & passport, too. She typing it down onto DL computer system. She says that I have 3 checked bags and she process to print the baggage tags out. I have to give it to Skycap to tags my bags and I tag my bag myself. He & I are escorted to second CTX machines. I forgotten something that I told her that I am flying in First Class/Business Elite Class that I need to get priority green tags along with me. TSA is rushing to get my bags to tags it up for both of those 2 bags but, the box didn’t. I have to put the bags into CTX machines and I told TSA that I have to locked the bags but, we don’t have any the suspicious problems at all. Those 3 bags are process to clearance and it is all-set ready to go. I didn’t realize know that I saw new conveyer belt only for DL side. IT was different way where the bags can go there. Because NW is no longer exist at old counter. I came says my bags go bye, bye and see you in Switzerland by tomorrow morning.

I process go to security checkpoint upstairs and I came by hello to TSA supervisor is wait for me but, I saw him where he is exiting from checkpoint and right back in the checkpoint. He wave at me. It was absolutely great to see him again. I haven’t see him for awhile. I went through at checkpoint along with my passport & BP, too. I didn’t see any problems at checkpoint during early morning. I speak with TSA supervisor that I am doing very well and I takeoff the shoes at checkpoint. I told him that is TSA is doing their job. He replied to me that he says “Yes, it is TSA doing their jobs.” I chatting with him for short time before I am boarding into the aircraft. I told him where I am going and I visit to see my brother in Switzerland.

I am at the gate wait for agents to be called. I am in the zone 1 only for First Class is boarding first. I am sat down in the F class seat is 1B. I can sit by the aisle. I came visit to see inside the cockpit to says hello to the captains & co-pilots, too. I ask him for which the ship# is that. He gave me ship#6714. I told him that I says thanks to the captain. I told him where I am flying to Switzerland for 1 week and he said “Great!” Ongoing where I wait for more passengers to be completely done boarding the aircraft and ready for takeoff from PHX. Also, the AVOD doesn’t work for me at all. I didn’t watch the flight tracking & listening the music during the flight. So I will fly next segment out of ATL-ZRH that I can listen the music & follow down the flight tracking.

Departure 08:28AM MST 08:28AM MST 08:26AM MST
Arrival 01:23PM EST 01:28PM EST 01:22PM EST
Speed 449 kts Altitude 37000 feet
Reg. number# N6714



We have some experienced the turbulence out PHX-ATL and we have to stay in the seat while the seatbelt is still on. When the turbulence is clearance and now, they will prepared to start served breakfast. I ate with omelet with cheese on it & the bagels, too. It was so delicious! So the flight is doing pretty ok for me. So we are decent approach into ATL around 1:20pm instead of 1:49pm but, we are arrived into ATL way very early.

I deplane the aircraft where I wait for the jet bridge moving into the aircraft. I got off the aircraft. I went to the gate where I am in the concourse A. Because the gates has been change. I lookup the GDS where my flight is departed in the concourse E. It is gate E32. So I decide where I have to eat lunch at Italian with baked ziti in the food court at concourse E. Because I am very extremely hungry to get eat lunch at the food court before I am entrance into the Sky Club lounge for short time and I am welcome to joins at Sky Club lounge is free of charge only for BusinessElite Class. I show my BP & passport, too. She asked me that I need to show my passport & BP, too. Because someone who usually the computer. That’s why I was unable to checked my emails & readability the forums. I took some time off from the forums for 2 days from now. So I decide where I go to the gate E32 and I watch the ramp activities.

I saw 2 744 aircraft is parked at the gates. So I am not even sure where the 747 aircraft can go there. I am not familiar anything those 2 aircraft is leave from the gates. Because it was inbound from NRT. I didn’t lookup the GDS in the concourse E. I was too busy that I watch the aircraft to see how it going. I can see the cargo containers into the aircraft. I noticed that I heard one of CDG Flight is broken down but, they will have to change the aircraft from E31 to E33. I think it was delayed due to mechanical problems. So I spoke one of DL agent is at the gate counter. She told me that the aircraft is broken down due to mechanical problems. I noticing that I saw lot of those French passengers is deplane from the aircraft. It will go to another gate E33 right next to me at gate E32.

I wait for DL agent to be called to get onboard the aircraft by zone 1. I saw another DL agent is working on the computer and I show the boarding pass and she typing it down the computer. She said “You’re all set, Mr. Weinberg.” So I sat down in the J class is 1G.

I didn’t shoot the pictures inside the concourse E. Because I didn’t have to chance to do it. I have some the conversation to call with my friends & families, too. I came by to says goodbye to my cousins Janelle & Marissa, too. I will see them when I am come back home to PHX next Tuesday. I called Ed that I told him that I will see him when I get back home to Arizona next Tuesday and he told me that is “Hope the flight is good and looking forward those stories the trip reports.”

I saw those 2 unaccompanied minors are flying to ZRH to be escorted with DL agent. I wait the agent to be called to get inside the aircraft by zone 1 and I show passport & BP, too before I am get inside the aircraft. She scans with my BP and I am entrance into the aircraft. I saw my 3 flight attendant in the J class and I give the jacket to him. I show my BP where I am sit there. It is 1G. Then I called my brother to made sure that I am inside the aircraft now and it will be on their way to Switzerland. So I decide where I visit inside the cockpit to introduce to meet the captain & pilots, too. I shook the hands to says hello and I told him where I am flying to Switzerland to see my brother. I am looking forward to see him in the morning. The flight attendant says ok to me that I can visit the cockpit for short time before my plane is leave from ATL. I did says thanks to FA for taking me the pictures in the J class and it was great opportunity to flying on Delta out of ATL-ZRH.


I watch the aircraft door is close and I took some pictures where I see the aircraft door is closed but, I hear the flight attendant that says Y class is overbooked. So The J class is not too much passengers at all. So I decide that I am order something for my dinner tonight. We have beef & sweet potatoes, too. So I told him that they have tomato soup and etc. So I took a pictures with my meal and etc.

I listening the safety demotrations and I am never been flew in the Business Elite Class before. It was my first-time ever. So he help me to how to open the AVOD and I watch the safety demo that I am acknowledgeable all of those safety rules. Smoking is not allowed onboard the aircraft! I watch my F/A he is doing with the safety demo before my aircraft is takeoff from ATL. So I took some picture that I saw AirTran Indianapolis Colts Scheme. It was so gorgeous that I saw new color scheme. I realize that I lookup onto the entire www.airliners.net.

We are ready to takeoff from ATL and we are east runway turn to east. I came says Goodbye to USA. I will see you when I am come back home to USA. So I stay in the seat that I listening the music and follow down the flight tracking. This is my last sunset that I can see the sun is dawn. It will getting too dark out there and I hear the music in the J class. I am really loves to listening the music. He would likes to have something a tomato soup before the dinner is served.

Departure 05:01PM EST 04:54PM EST 04:43PM EST
Arrival 07:50AM MEZ 10:54PM MEZ 03:10AM MEZ
Speed 461 kts Altitude 31000 feet
Reg. Number# N181DL

I told my F/A that mean where I flying for 8.5 hours in-flight and he is exactly correctly for flying for 8 hours in-flight. So he sat down in the F/A seat near the gallery.

I wait for my F/A is giving some nuts to start before I can eat the tomato soup but, I didn’t want to have a salad. I wait the dinner roll. I told him that the tomato soups is so delicious! He could give me some more tomato soup for me. It was absolutely so amazed for flying in the BusinessElite Class tonight. I decide that I have go to the restroom before the dinner is served. I wait for my dinners is served and it was very hot. I took pictures of my meal. It was absolutely so delicious! Gosh! It was so long flight out of ATL-ZRH. This is my third TATL flight.

I decide that I watch the movie but, I am already saw GI Joe & Transformers at home, too. So I won’t be necessary to watch the movie during in-flight. So I keep listening the music and follow down the flight tracking. Here the pictures where I flown out ATL-ZRH.














This is where I ate the dinner time & tomato soup, too.









The dinners are so delicious! Then I decide where I need to take some rest and I know how to lay down the chair and I cover the blanket & pillows, too. I didn’t get sleep too well during long flight and I decide where I can play the games for short time and I decide to keep stay barely awake. So I wait for the breakfast is served and I smell the food from the gallery. They are making the breakfast time before to be descent approach into ZRH. That I dream about my brother that he will expect to be there. I am looking forward to see him again and I will have more opportunity to see him once again. He gave me omelet with Swiss cheese & mushroom on it and also, she gave me a bagels, too. It was so delicious! So here the final meal to be descent approach into ZRH.



I didn’t take a pictures out there and it was too dark out there. I didn’t see Alps out there but, it was too dark. So when I can see it for my returns back home to USA for next Tuesday morning. So we are landing into ZRH early and taxing to the gate E27. I wait for the aircraft is stop and then I walk near the door. I can see the jet bridge is moving in. She thump up and they open the door. So I walk to the trams where I went downstairs to the trams from E gates to the main terminal after that I went through to the passport control and I wait for my turn to get through at passport control. Then it is my turn to show her with my passport. I told her where I am stay in Switzerland and where I visit to see my brother for 1 week. She scans my passport and she stamp on it, too. It was absolutely no problems for me at all. I asked her where the baggage claims but, she point me where I go escalator up to the another floor. So I grab the carts and wait for my bags coming off the aircraft. Then I look for those 2 bags & 1 box, too. I retrieve the bags & box, too. Now, it is all ready to go. I walk to customs and we don’t have any declared into the countries. Then I walk out of the door. There is my brother is wait for me and it was really big surprisingly to see him again. It was absolutely great see him again.

It was very cold outside and I have to put the jacket on. So I have to take my bags to his car is wait at the terminal. Then I have to put the carts back in where its belongs there. We drove off from ZRH airport. We are driving to BSL for 1 hour in the car. Gosh! It was great to see him again and its has been wait for too long time. So I will continuation go on for next pages 2 for returns back home to PHX. Thank you for your patience.

Regards

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Old Jan 6, 10, 1:23 am
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Thank you for a fantastic Trip Report. I loved your photographs and your description of the new and exciting experience flying in Delta J. Class.
Also, I know that you are using ASL Software and that you are a wonderful addition to Flyertalk and to others who might want to write a Trip Report using ASL.
Thanks. You are a great inspiration to many and you wrote a wonderful trip report. I hope I can fly from ATL to ZRH.
Congratulations on writing such a fine Trip Report.
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Thank you for a fantastic Trip Report. I loved your photographs and your description of the new and exciting experience flying in Delta J. Class.
Also, I know that you are using ASL Software and that you are a wonderful addition to Flyertalk and to others who might want to write a Trip Report using ASL.
Thanks. You are a great inspiration to many and you wrote a wonderful trip report. I hope I can fly from ATL to ZRH.
Congratulations on writing such a fine Trip Report.
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Thanks! Sometimes I do speak very good English but, not usually the ASL very much. So somehow that I am never been flown in the J class before. It was so enjoyable for flying out of ATL-ZRH. I am thinking about of me that I haven't ever been flew in the BusinessElite Class before. I would likes to says thanks to captains & F/A for a great opportunity for my entire trip to Switzerland. So also, I didn't get sleep very well during mid-flight. I decide that I will try to keep barely awake for most the time. I went back to sleep back & forth. it's extremely importance that I can barely speak very good conversation with my English skills. Thank you for your understanding and appreciate it for my contribution from FlyerTalk members. So I need to take some break from the airlines forums. I haven't hear anything more specific new routes lately. So I need to get some rest at my apartment.
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Cool TR !

Congrats on getting the cockpit pictures

Look forward to some more pictures & the next part of your trip

Cheers & thanks for sharing
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This is fantastic.. I thank you...
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Old Jan 6, 10, 6:22 am
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Very Nice Report!
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Wonderful report and photos, N830MH!!!!

And you got to meet your beautiful new niece on the trip, too....sounds like a perfect trip.
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It always amazes me that some people are have the guts to ask to visit the cockpit. I guess I'm too much of a chicken.

But I do have to say (having watched too many movies from the 70s), I was expecting the cockpit to be more impressive.

Nice trip report. Hope you're having a great time.
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Enjoyed reading your report. Delta seems great in C / business. Unfortunately that is not the case in Y. Their meals are below average, especially their cookie oreo deserts. And the extra fees for 2nd suitcases. Also their frequent flyer program is the worst.
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It is always great to read a TR written by someone flying in a cabin new to them. The enthusiasm for flying shows through.

Great pictures too N830MH. That steak looks really nice.
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Nice TR!
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Thanks Guys! I am really appreciated it for your efforts and it was so successful flight out of USA-ZRH from last few weeks ago. I am never been flown in the J class before. IT was my first-time that I flew in the BusinessElite Class. It was so fabulous time on DL flight. I would likes to says thanks to captain & co-pilots for a great opportunity flew to Switzerland but, I didn't see Alps where my aircraft is descent approach into ZRH. So however, I will try to write more info about my returns trip back home to Arizona. I will try to working on it to do write the trip reports details. So perhaps, I will try to take some the times to do write the trip reports and better proper English skillls. I need to try to concentrate with English skills. I am pretty confident about my entire trip and it was absolutely no problems for me at all.
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Looks like Delta took good care of you Nice Trip report.
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Great pictures!!! Good job.
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Looks like Delta took good care of you Nice Trip report.
Thanks! Appreciate it for your efforts.
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