CHINA EASTERN AIRLINES (Jinan International to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport), AIRBUS A320 with Sharklets
Route: Jinan Yaoqiang Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport
Departure date of flight: May 12, 2015, 10:00am
Flight number: MU5572
Flight duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Class: Economy Class
Aircraft type: Airbus A321 with Sharklets
Punctuality of the flight:
This short-haul flight departed on time from Jinan.
Any baggage issues:
No issues- I only had hand luggage.
Comments on the check-in staff and any issues:
No check in issues. Everything went perfectly smoothly at check-in at Jinan Airport. The airport is relatively tiny compared to other airports in second and third tier Chinese cities.
Comments regarding the pre-meal service:
Herbal Chinese tea, orange juice and some other drinks, including tea and coffee.
Comments regarding the first meal:
For this short-haul flight, we were served with a couple of buns, including a muffin and a packet of dry roasted peanuts.
Comments regarding the drinks service:
A second round of drinks were offered before (orange juice and water), during, and after the meal. Plenty of milk, coffee, and tea.
Comments regarding the in-flight snacks (if any):
Comments regarding the second meal (if any):
Comments of professionalism of the cabin crew:
The cabin crew seemed proud to work for China Eastern Airlines, and provide a very warm and friendly service.
Comments on the interior of the aircraft (including seat comfort):
Economy Class seats have a pitch of 32 inches, and a width of 18 inches
First Class seats have a pitch of 38 inches, and a width of 21 inches (some aircraft an only Economy Class seating policy).
Overall rating 1-10 (worst-best): 10
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