Route: Guilin Liang Jiang Airport to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport
Departure date and time of flight: 11:30am 17th June 2011
Flight Number: FM9399
Flight duration: 1 hour
Class: ECONOMY CLASS
Aircraft type: Boeing 737-800
Punctuality of the flight:
The plane departed around 5 minutes late but landed bang on time because of the short flight. There was no holding into Guangzhou. Because the runway headings for both Guilin Airport and Guangzhou Airport lie on almost the same path, so therefore it was almost a straight flight from Guilin to Guangzhou with little or no turning (used runway 22R at Guangzhou for landing).
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 Guilin Airport was easy and very efficient. It a very small airport with hardly any traffic whatsoever.
Comments regarding the pre-meal service:
Comments regarding the first meal:
The passengers were given a heated small homemade bun that contained two slices of ham in a circle shape. It was O.K. for such a short flight, you could not ask for more.
Comments regarding the drinks service:
Just a bottle of water.
Comments regarding the in-flight snacks (if any):
Comments regarding the second meal (if any):
Comments on the in-flight system (if any):
Comments of professionalism of the cabin crew:
The crew were very professional and offered to assist in any way possible. It was such a smooth flight that I fell into a deep sleep. If it had not been for the slightly bumpy landing, I would never have realised that we had already landed. It was that smooth.
Improvements that could be made:
None. You cannot ask for more on such a short flight.
Comments on the interior of the aircraft (including seat comfort):
Shanghai 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.
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