Route: Shenzhen Baoan airport to Guilin Liang Jiang airport
Departure date and time of flight: 09:50am on the 12th June 2011
Flight Number: CZ3240
Flight duration: 1 hour
Class: ECONOMY CLASS
Aircraft type: Boeing 737-800
Punctuality of the flight:
Though our flight departed and landed on time, with Chinese airlines and airports you always have to be prepared for delays no matter what. It had been heavily raining with thunderstorms the night before, so therefore because of this many flights were either cancelled, or delayed. Most of the passengers told me that they sat on another China Southern Airlines plane bound for Guilin the night before for almost 7 hours because it was heavily raining. After that long wait they got put up into a local hotel before being put onto this flight. So I do think myself as being lucky to have taken this flight to Guilin and not the one night before.
Any baggage issues:
No issues. I only carried hand luggage with me so there was no problem.
Comments on the check- in staff and any issues:
Check-in at Shenzhen Airport was easy and very efficient.
Comments regarding the pre-meal service:
Comments regarding the first meal:
The passengers were offered a packet of peanuts.
Comments regarding the drinks service:
There was a choice of having either a bottle of water, or a small carton on Chinese herbal tea. I opted for both of them!
Comments of professionalism of the cabin-crew:
The crew were very professional and offered to assist in any way possible. Because China Southern Airline is part of the ‘Skyteam’ group, so the service is that much better than the other Chinese carriers.
Comments on the interior of the aircraft (including seat comfort):
China Southern Airlines have a 3-3 configuration on their Boeing 737-800 aircraft for Economy Class and a 2-2 configuration for their Business Class cabin.
Overall rating 1-10 (worst-best): 10
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