Travelled around Beijing to see the Great Wall, Forbidden City, etc. It was time to return back to Shanghai.
Having booked the ticket through agent, was not aware of the booking or the airlines.
Trip Video: Shanghai Airlines FM 9108 PEK - SHA
Arriving at the airport
To the Subway -Airport Express to airport.
As the train nears the airport.
Outside Terminal 3
Beijing Airport Express Terminal 3
Checking the flight terminals after arriving.
Ramp to the terminal
Terminal 3 Departure
Check-in was not open, had to wait for the counter to open.
Flight counter was opened, got a surprise. The agent had booked for 11.30 pm flight. Since was the airport already made a request to be booked on the earliest flight. Was asked to wait. The flight had seats available and the agent booked on the 11.30 am flight to Shanghai.
Check-in area filled with passengers
After receiving the boarding pass, there was still time left, headed upstairs to foodcourt for breakfast.
Terminal 3 Departure Top view
Food court on upper-level
Terminal 3 Departure
It was time pass through security.
After completing security.
Terminal - 3 Domestic Departure
Passengers heading towards respective gates
Passengers waiting for boarding call
Boarding time was soon, realised the gate was at the far end of the terminal. Had to rush to gate.
Gate : C37
Terminal 3 airbridges
On getting close to boarding pass was checked.
Towing vehicle in place
On entering the flight, most passengers had boarded.
Waiting for pushback
While waiting for pushback, saw few arrivals.
After passengers had boarded, the flight pushbacked on time.
After waiting for some arrivals, the flight roared into the sky. To watch and hear the Boeing 767 takeoff watch video.
Ready for Meal
Meal was served on the flight.
Option was rice or noodles.
Brunch - Rice
Brunch - Noodles
Brunch- Top view
I'm able to handle most foods but this I didn't eat as there was strange smell and taste. Made a good decision to have a good breakfast earlier. Handed back the food tray as it is.
Descending towards Hongqiao
The flight duration was short. Soon the flight was in descend mode into Shanghai
Watch the video for landing.
After disembarking, bus took passengers to the terminal. After collecting bag, exited the airport and took taxi to Shanghai Pudong.
Taxi ride to city
The sky was clear being a weekend.
Hope you enjoyed the report. Thanks for reading.
End of Trip
Beijing - PEK
Shanghai - SHA
Shanghai Airlines had good service, on-time for a domestic flight . The cabin was clean and the crew was ok, nothing more. Food was the biggest letdown.
Beijing Terminal 3 is modern with the facilities for today's traveller.
Shanghai Hongqiao Terminal didnt use much of the facilities as had to just collect the bag and step out. Taxis were available outside the terminal to head to city.
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