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 code share and franchise partners, British Airways flies to more than 300 destinations worldwide.
Route: Paris CDG to London Heathrow
Departure date and time of flight: 20:15pm on the 5th November 2007
Flight Number: BA327
Flight duration: 1h 15m
Class: Economy Class (AKA: Euro Traveller)
Aircraft type: Airbus A319
Punctuality of the flight:
The flight departed around five minutes late from Paris due to the evening rush hour, and landed around 15 minutes late at Heathrow due to the normal evening rush hour! The plane had to hold over Biggin Hill in South-East London. The flight time only took around 20 minutes, but the rest of the time was spent on the taxi ways at both Paris and Heathrow on arrival.
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 Paris.
Comments regarding the pre-meal service:
Standard choice of drinks including tea, coffee, orange juice, apple juice, lemonade or coca-cola
Comments regarding the first meal:
A cold “egg and tomato sandwich” or a “cheese and coleslaw sandwich” were on offer with a choice of tea and coffee along with complimentary drinks (non-alcoholic).
Comments regarding the drinks service:
A second round of drinks were offered after the meal.
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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