Review of KLM flight Amsterdam Billund in Business

Airline KLM
Flight KL 1347
Class Business
Seat 2F
Aircraft Boeing 737-700
Flight time 01:05
Take-off 19 Jul 10, 16:20
Arrival at 19 Jul 10, 17:25
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manureva744
By 3807
Published on 28th July 2011
After my long LAX-AMS flight I went to the Crown Lounge in the international zone. It was packed and not a seat insight so I elected to go to the Crown Lounge 25 to wait for my flight to Billund.
That lounge was far less crowded and also quieter. I took a shower and had a snack and waited for my flight.
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The lounge started to get full and it was time to walk to the Boeing 737-700 PH-BGI Vink/Finch that will take me to Billund as KL1347 today.


Loadfactor in Europe Select is very light with only 2 passengers out of the 3 rows of 6 seats in the cabin.
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Our neighbour is Boeing 737-300 PH-BDO Jacob van Heemskerck
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Not a lot of space for my 6'2 frame.
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Our Boeing 737-700 is pushed back and we start to roll towards the runway.
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Good Bye Schiphol !
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Irashaimase Nihon Koku !
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Mockup for fire training for the airport fire figthers.
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Control tower.
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And a very long taxi…
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We can now align and take off for our flight to Denmark.
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Our 737 is back in its element and is sending us towards our cruising altitude.
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Our route and the info about the flight.
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As soon as it was possible, the purser came to serve us our Europe Select box for our meal.
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Getting closer to my final destination.
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A glass of Coke to wash down the meal.
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The Menu : Salmon steak with poppy seeds and chicken roulade with wasabi, wakame and cucumber salad. Lemon Cheesecake with blood orange coulis and pistachios
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The meal.
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KLM logo on the leather headrests.
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Denmark is not far anymore…
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We are now above the Kingdom of Denmark.
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Last pictures of the cabin and the flight infos.
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We begin the descent towards Billund.
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We land on time in Billund. My long journey is now over, I am now in the Kingdom of my gorgeous princess, my 4 year old nice who is at her grand-parents for her vacation.
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Other visitors at Billund Airport.
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Our neighbor, Thomas Cook Sweden.
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Danku KLM !
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Bags and then to Merring to see Freja !
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Welkom to Denmark !
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Verdict

KLM

6.9/10
Cabin6.0
Cabin crew9.0
Entertainment/wifi5.0
Meal/catering7.5

Amsterdam - AMS

5.0/10
Efficiency5.0
Access5.0
Services5.0
Cleanliness5.0

Billund - BLL

5.0/10
Efficiency5.0
Access5.0
Services5.0
Cleanliness5.0

Conclusion

The short-haul KLM product is not the best. I was very lucky to have a nearly empty Europe Select cabin and have a lot of space.
I am not very fussy concerning the meals, particularly walking off a long haul flight and the lounge offerings, I wasn't very hungry and the small meal we were served was more than adequat and the quality was top-notch, particularly the cheesecake.

I won't post the return trip as I was travelling with my 4 year old niece and it is a lot more difficult to take pictures when you have to look after a 4 year old little girl on your own on 4 flights !

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