British Airways is the national flag carrier of the United Kingdom, and operates full international and domestic scheduled air services for the carriage of passengers, freight and mail and the provision of ancillary services. British Airways operates to 148 destinations around the world with a fleet of 245 aircraft. British Airways are one of the world's leading scheduled premium international airlines. Their main principal place of business is Heathrow, one of the world's premier airport locations, which serves a large geographical area with a comparatively high proportion of point-to-point business. Operating one of the most extensive international scheduled airline route networks, together with our codeshare and franchise partners, British Airways flies to more than 300 destinations worldwide.
Route: Luxembourg to London Gatwick
Departure date and time of flight: 17:35pm on the 11th of December 2007
Flight Number: BA8145
Flight duration: 1h 20m
Class: Economy Class (AKA: Euro Traveller)
Aircraft type: AIRBUS A319
Punctuality of the flight:
The flight departed from a very quiet Luxembourg airport - the terminal building is tiny! The flight landed on time at Gatwick.
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. Everything went perfectly smoothly at Luxembourg. The airport terminal is just one small building with two separate doors, one for departures and another for arrivals. Not bad for an international airport!
Comments regarding the pre-meal service:
Choice of various hot and cold drinks
Comments regarding the first meal:
A delicious (cold) egg and bacon roll was offered with the standard coffee, tea and other drinks.
Comments regarding the drinks service:
A second round of drinks were offered after the meal.
Comments regarding the second meal (if any):
Comments on the in-flight system (if any):
Comments on the professionalism of the cabin crew:
The cabin crew were very professional and polite. Just a normal flight, without any incidents.
Improvements that could be made:
This was a great flight, and on such a short flight, it is difficult to find any faults. Everything was just fine.
Comments on the interior of the aircraft (including seat comfort):
The A319 is part of the A320 series of aircraft are used by British Airways for their short to medium haul routes within Europe. The aircraft is used from both Gatwick and Heathrow. The interior is a standard 3-3 for Economy Class and 2-2 configuration for Business Class passengers. The Business and Economy Class seats are all leather in navy blue colour (typical of the signature for British Airways).
Overall rating 1-10 (worst-best): 10
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