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Review of China Southern flight Guangzhou Tokyo in Business

Airline China Southern
Flight CZ 385
Class Business
Seat 1A
Aircraft Boeing 777-200ER
Flight time 04:10
Take-off 31 Oct 10, 10:10
Arrival at 31 Oct 10, 15:20
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manureva744
By 4356
Published on 1st August 2011
Here is the next leg of my trip following the SYX-CAN. The airport of Guangzhou is enormous and domestic flights arrive on one side and international flight depart from the other, so you have to leave the domestic terminal and walk a very long tunnel to get to the International part.
I was a little lost because I couldn't find the CZ check-in counters. I went to request to buy an upgrade to Business class as I was getting tired as I had spent such little time in SYX and I was already on a plane flying home.
After buying my upgrade for 300€ I went to the lounge after going through security and immigration.

The lounge was really disappointing, small, very small and looked more like the lounge of a foreign airline rather than the resident airline. CAN is the CZ hub and you expect a huge and amazing lounge !

When I arrived on board the Boeing 777-200ER registered B-2062, I was greeted by the japanese cabin attendant who was going to look after me on this flight. Business Class was empty, we were only 5 in Business that day.

The japanese cabin attendant serving customers from the bar during boarding.
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A glass of water as a welcome drink.
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Our cabin attendant welcoming passengers, she will hand a pair of slippers to each of us and will take our food and drink order.
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Row of seats in Business Class.
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Departure towards the runway, we will go by one of China Southern SkyTEAM aircraft.
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Eva Air in CAN
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A lot of room for my legs !
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The screen with our route.
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Each passenger in Business Class will get a portable screen. A small selection of movies with strangely enough a lot of movies in french ! I actually tried to watch Lucky Luke but I fell asleep rapidly after the meal was over.
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For the pre meal drinks I went with a cola, I can't remember if it was a Coke or a Pepsi. My drink was brought to me with mixed salted nuts.
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The meal was served shortly after. I was copious and of good quality.
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The main course was brought to me as soon as my starter was finished and the main was delicious !
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After my tray was cleared I fell asleep and I woke up during the descent to Narita.

Narita Airport.
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Verdict

China Southern

7.6/10
Cabin8.5
Cabin crew9.5
Entertainment/wifi5.0
Meal/catering7.5

Guangzhou - CAN

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

Tokyo - NRT

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

Conclusion

The thing I will remember from this flight is how kind and available the japanese cabin attendant was. An excellent cabin attendant, Bravo China Southern Airlines !

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