Review of Air Europa flight Munich Madrid in Business

Airline Air Europa
Flight UX1516
Class Business
Seat 2A
Aircraft Boeing 737-800
Flight time 02:45
Take-off 03 Oct 18, 10:45
Arrival at 03 Oct 18, 13:30
UX   #13 out of 21 Low-cost airlines A minimum of 20 Flight-Reports is required in order to appear in the rankings. 93 reviews
FlyAlex
By GOLD 414
Published on 16th October 2018
Hi,

There was a dedicated Sky Priority check in counter for this Air Europa flight in Munich Terminal 1. The lady at the counter was very helpful & friendly but in the end I spended more than 20 minutes waiting at the counter due to a family with loads of luggage occupying the desk for ages.

Security was quite quick and I spent some more 20 minutes of relaxing in the rather small & dull Air France Lounge that Air Europa uses here in Munich.



Sky Priority boarding worked perfectly fine and I was among the first to enter the splendid Air Europa 737-800 that would bring us to Madrid today.
Some newspapers were available at the aircraft door.

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The cabin had the new Sky Interior and was in perfect shape and very modern. Business Class consisted of only 2 rows and was separated by a thick curtain from the rest of the cabin.

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Pillows & blankets have already been pre placed on the Business Class seats.

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Once boarding was completed the cabin crew offered newspapers & magazines to Business Class passengers followed by a choice of water or orange juice as pre departure drink.

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A safety video was shown on the overhead monitors before we departed for the flight to Madrid that would take 2 hrs 10 mins today.

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Once cruising altitude was reached, the curtain to Economy Class was closed and no passenger from the back was allowed to use the front Business Class lavatory (listen that Lufthansa & learn!!)

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Soon nice pre packaged refreshing towels were distributed followed by drink orders.

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I opted for some tomato juice & water to start.

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Some minutes later the food tray/box was served directly by hand from the galley (in general never a trolley was used in Business Class).
The tray is very nice tapas style with fresh and nice tasting cold dishes. The bread in the bag was warm & one of the most delicious I had on a plane so far.

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Menu located on the tray:

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More drink offers were conducted.

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Later on in the flight I finished the lunch with a nice cup of tea (unfortunately served in a paper cup).

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A very nice feature was the Air Europa entertainment app that streamed tv shows and airshow maps on your personal device:

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We started our approach into Madrid and landed at the Air Europa hub ahead of schedule.

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Thanks for reading,
FlyAlex
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Verdict

Air Europa

9.0/10
Cabin9.0
Cabin crew8.0
Entertainment/wifi10.0
Buy-on-board menu9.0

Air France Lounge

7.0/10
Comfort7.0
Meal/catering7.0
Entertainment/wifi7.0
Services7.0

Munich - MUC

7.5/10
Efficiency7.0
Access7.0
Services8.0
Cleanliness8.0

Madrid - MAD

7.5/10
Efficiency8.0
Access8.0
Services7.0
Cleanliness7.0

Conclusion

A very good Business Class service provided by Air Europa. The cabin was perfectly modern and the service very personal.
The tapas style meal was tasty - a hot meal component would be a nice addon nonetheless.

Information on the route Munich (MUC) Madrid (MAD)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 4 reviews of 2 airlines on the route Munich (MUC) → Madrid (MAD).


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The airline with the best average rating is Lufthansa with 7.4/10.

The average flight time is 2 hours and 38 minutes.

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