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Review of Air Canada Express - Jazz flight Saint John Toronto in Economy

Flight QK 8947
Class Economy
Seat 20F
Flight time 02:40
Take-off 13 Feb 18, 12:10
Arrival at 13 Feb 18, 13:50
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By 762
Published on 3rd March 2018

This February break trip was to Tel Aviv. The routing was as follows
YSJ-YYZ-this report
YYZ-TLV-coming soon
TLV-YYZ-later
YYZ-TLV-no report



We arrived at the small Saint John airport at 11:00 for our flight. Unsurprisingly, this left us more time than we needed. We quickly cleared security and sat and waited for our flight. Finally, at 11:15, our plane arrived.
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As YSJ has no jet bridges, we stepped outside on to the cold apron and walked towards our older livery aircraft.

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Once I got on the airplane, I made my way all the way back to 20F, the last row seat aboard.

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Legroom was not in abundance, but it was doable for this short hop.

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We taxied to the runway and soon took off.


After about twenty minutes, the service started. I had ginger ale and water, and as usual, no snacks were handed out.

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As we were near the galley, I took a picture of the cramped work space.

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About half way through the flight, I used the lavatory. The Q400 lavatory has to be one of the smallest. being 6 foot 1, or about 185 cm, I couldn't even stand up straight. the sink was inoperative and that was annoying. Thankfully, hand sanitizer was supplied

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About the 50 minutes before landing the flight attendants offered water and I was happy to oblige.



Soon enough we descended into snowy Toronto, and we prepared to disembark.
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We bid our flight attendants farewell and headed onto the apron, ready for the next phase in our journey.
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Verdict

Air Canada Express - Jazz

5.8/10
Cabin6.5
Cabin crew7.5
Entertainment/wifi4.0
Meal/catering5.0

Saint John - YSJ

6.8/10
Efficiency6.0
Access6.0
Services5.5
Cleanliness9.5

Toronto - YYZ

8.1/10
Efficiency8.0
Access7.0
Services9.5
Cleanliness8.0

Conclusion

Overall, this flight was pleasant. However, the lack of wifi or other entertainment, lack of snack with the beverage, and the inoperable sink took away from the experience. I wouldn't hesitate to fly Air Canada again, but I'm glad they are no longer the only option out of YSJ.

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