Review of Ryanair flight London Cologne in Economy

Airline Ryanair
Flight FR2814
Class Economy
Seat 10A
Aircraft Boeing 737-800
Flight time 01:45
Take-off 21 Apr 16, 07:20
Arrival at 21 Apr 16, 10:05
FR   #19 out of 21 Low-cost airlines A minimum of 10 flight-reports within the past two years is required to appear in the rankings. 381 reviews
Jett Tyler
By GOLD 928
Published on 19th April 2016
A day out to Cologne airport for me today. A birthday present from a friend of mine. I had no idea it was going to happen until I woke up on my birthday to find a message saying it was booked. My friend was due to join me, but personal issues resulted in her pulling out of this, unfortunately.

My parents later booked a weekend holiday to Belfast, flying with Ryanair. As it would turn out, I was to do this day out in Cologne and then the next day go for a family weekend in Belfast. Meaning I have 3 Ryanair flights happening in 48 hours. I will post reviews of ALL of them. If you aren't a Ryanair fan, or if you find a huge amount of Ryanair reviews on this page- I apologise in advance…

I started the day making the 90 minute drive to London Stansted. I had already checked in online and simply had to go through security.

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After being dropped off at STN, I went to the airside area. I got through security quicker than on my last two trips out of STN. Although I was directed to a lane that was only just opened.

I didn't have long a wait when I found out where the plane was waiting. I went straight to the gate. When i got there I took a picture of some Ryanair 737's parked up ready for their next missions.

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I sat down by the gate. And watched as everyone lined up and got onto the aircraft. Some stood for nearly 20 minutes in the que. I just "sat and chilled" and joined after the que dwindled down to roughly the last 20 or so PAX.

Getting outside I found the aircraft to have a long que of people waiting to board the stairs. I took the opportunity to get some pictures taken whilst I stood waiting like a melon.

I got on the Boeing 737-8AS(WL) which for this flight would be operated by EI-EGB.

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I got some pictures as we taxied around London Stansted. Saw a lot of cargo jets parked up as well as a Germania A321 & some easyJet A320 amongst the infestation of Ryanair Boeing 737s.

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We departed on time and quickly ascended to our cruising altitude of 26,000ft. The flight was going to be around 55 minutes.

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I had breakfast on the plane, I spent 4.50Eur on a cereal bar and a Hot Chocolate.

We began our decent into Cologne/Bonn and we touched down with quite the thump. Typical of a Ryanair landing. We were 15 minutes early.

After arriving at CGN, I made the Bee-Line for the Viewing Deck (via the grocery shop for snacks). Getting quite a mix of aircraft:

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Cabin crew10.0
Buy-on-board menu8.0

London - STN


Cologne - CGN



Ryanair- Cheap flight, on time, got me from A-B. Happy to fly with them.

London Stansted- STN was nice as ever. Didn't get any trouble with photographing the aircraft. Some nice viewing areas airside.

Cologne/Bonn- Brilliant as last time, a few faces from my last visit no longer to be seen there, but some lovely new ones to fill the void. Great viewing opportunities. Shame I couldn't stay longer to get more cargo jets. But it was a day out I am grateful for.

Information on the route London (STN) Cologne (CGN)

Les contributeurs de Flight-Report ont posté 3 avis concernant 1 compagnies sur la ligne London (STN) → Cologne (CGN).


La compagnie qui obtient la meilleure moyenne est Ryanair avec 5.9/10.

La durée moyenne des vols est de 1 heures et 38 minutes.

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