Review of Bamboo Airways flight Hanoi Ho Chi Minh City in Economy

Airline Bamboo Airways
Flight QH205
Class Economy
Seat 13A
Aircraft Airbus A320
Flight time 01:40
Take-off 01 May 19, 19:50
Arrival at 01 May 19, 21:30
QH 6 reviews
vinavia
By SILVER 758
Published on 24th July 2019

Hi guys. Welcome to my next report on Flight-Report. But first, please check out my trip report with Bamboo Airways from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City on Airbus A320. This video is more detailed than the script version on Flight-Report and has more special things there, so I hope you guys will check out, like the video and support to my channel by subscribe Vinavia on YouTube :D  



Here is the script report.

As usual, my flight started at Terminal 1, Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi.


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Today, I would fly on flight QH205 to Ho Chi Minh City, and the estimated departure time would be 5:50 pm.


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Bamboo Airways' check-in area


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Check-in was done, and I got my boarding pass. Then I went to the security check in order to head inside the airside. As you can see, here is actually the waiting line for checking-in of Vietnam Airlines' pasengers. Since I flown on holidays, so there were more crowded than usual.


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After the security check was done, I went to the gate. And the gate for this flight was gate 10.


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When I got to the gate, I realized my flight was delayed 1 hour and 30 minutes than schedule, which was quite suck because this was actually my 1st flying having delay with them, and Bamboo Airways recently has had the highest on-time performance among other carriers in Vietnam.


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Here was the aircraft for this flight. The registration of this A320 is VN-A586, and it was 12.8 years old. 


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While I was waiting for boarding, I had a chance to enjoy the gorgeous sunset view at the airport. 


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After a long wait, boarding was called, and I could finally board through the jetbridge.


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My seat on this flight was 13A.


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Legroom was quite spacious, and it was comfortable for me to stretch my legs, which is quite important for a comfortable flight.


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Tray table


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AVOD controller


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View from my window, and cabin view from my seat.


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After boarding was done, the aircraft started taxiing to the runway and took-off not long after that.


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Shortly after take-off, the cabin crew started serving the meals. On this flight, there were 2 meals options: pork with rice, and beef with noodles. An I chose beef with noodles.


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Here was my beef with noodles option :D


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On the tray, we had Vietnamese Stir-fried Pho Noodles with Beef


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And some fruits such as dragon fruit, watermelon, and apple.


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For drink, I asked for a cup of water.


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Also, this was the meal option of my neighbor passenger: pork with rice, which was Braised Pork with Sticky rice.


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On the seat pocket, we had: a sickness bag, a sefety card, a Bamboo Airways's inflight magazine called LOOK, and a registration form to join Bamboo Club, their frequent flyer program.


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Since it was only dark outside, so I didn't take pictures of the view outside the window. But here are some cabin shots :)


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After about 1.5 hours in the air, the aircraft was descended and prepared to land.


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Landing


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Disembarkation, and last look to the beautiful aircraft which took me to Ho Chi Minh City :)


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And my journey had ended at Domestic Terminal, Tan Son Nhat Internation Airport, Ho Chi Minh City.


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Verdict

Bamboo Airways

8.0/10
Cabin8.5
Cabin crew9.0
Entertainment/wifi5.5
Meal/catering9.0

Hanoi - HAN

7.4/10
Efficiency7.5
Access7.5
Services7.5
Cleanliness7.0

Ho Chi Minh City - SGN

6.1/10
Efficiency6.0
Access7.0
Services6.0
Cleanliness5.5

Conclusion

The flight was awesome and really nice. The cabin crews were really friendly, and professional, which is the best thing about Bamboo Airways. The meal was tasty, and it tasted wonderful. Airlines in Vietnam barely serves pho on their flight, so having this on QH's flight was definitely a gold. Unfortunately, the worst thing of this trip was the delay. I guess I was really unlucky to catch a delayed flight on many of their on-time flights. But still, I really satisfied with this flight.

Information on the route Hanoi (HAN) Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)

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