Route: Shanghai Pudong Airport to Beijing Capital
Departure date and time of flight: 22:25pm on the 13th August 2006
Flight Number: CA1856
Flight duration: 2 hours 05 minutes (With delay it was 4 hours 10 minutes!!)
Class: Economy Class
Aircraft type: Boeing 767-200
Punctuality of the flight:
The flight departed two hours late- no reasons given. All the passengers were asked to sit and just wait. They put on “Tom and Jerry” on the IFE screens to keep everyone amused!
Any baggage issues:
No issues- the bags arrived on time and in one piece.
Comments on the check-in staff and any issues:
No check-in issues. I took the Maglev train from downtown Shanghai to Pudong airport, and arrived well in advance.
Comments regarding the pre-meal service:
Drinks (including alcoholic – only Tsingtao beer!), and including tea and coffee.
Comments regarding the first meal:
Just a packet of peanuts and a biscuit. It wasn't enough to fill.
Comments regarding the drinks service:
A second round of drinks were offered after the meal. No alcohol, but plenty of milk, coffee and tea.
Comments regarding the in-flight snacks (if any):
Comments regarding the second meal (if any):
Comments on the in-flight system (if any):
Improvements that could be made:
Perhaps have more cleaner toilets, and a better in-flight service.
Comments on the interior of the aircraft (including seat comfort):
The 767-200 aircraft had a seat configuration of 3-3-3 with an all economy seat set up. The plane was not clean and the toilets were not clean too. All in all it was a bad experience for all the passengers on this flight. We arrived in Beijing at 2 in the morning.
Overall rating 1-10 (worst-best): 2
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