Review of KLM flight Paris Amsterdam in Economy

Airline KLM
Flight KL1234
Class Economy
Seat 16A
Aircraft Boeing 737-800
Flight time 01:15
Take-off 08 Feb 19, 14:30
Arrival at 08 Feb 19, 15:45
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By GOLD 327
Published on 3rd December 2019


Most of the regional flights are arriving at CDG 2G, meaning you need to connect by bus to CDG 2E or F. 

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The yellow signs make the connection pretty clear. 

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The display wasn't correct as the shuttle was noted as arriving for at least 15' :)

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While waiting, this is the AR8 I spotted on my last report:

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Catering was being loaded:

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After a good 15', the shuttle pulls in and we went to 2F. Here an AF A380:

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AF A321:

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My gate would be F33:

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This way:

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My plane didn't arrive yet and this UX is at our gate:

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Straight ahead:

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I really like the architecture of the building. While not convenient it is at least really nice:

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lounge af 2f1

After a friendly welcome, I've been advised to go downstairs, where is was less crowded. This is something I always do in 2F, usually downstairs is much better. The reason behind is quite strange : no lift was installed when the lounges were opened (both lounges in 2F have the same design)  so usually people don't go down with their luggage. 

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This is the food offering:

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There is also some gluten free bread

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The cheese board is quite nice but the buffet is really lacking sweet items:

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Hard drinks:

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My selection:

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For a quick lunch it is more than adequate.
 I am travelling with a friend today :)

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Joon A340-300:

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My 738 landed on time from AMS:

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I headed to the gate slightly before boarding time.

the flight

Boarding started on time with Business and SP customers called first:

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We had to wait a few more minutes in order for the cleaning team to finish their duty:

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Front view of the plane:

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A smiley welcome at the door after and here is the usual KLM old 738 cabin:

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Emergency seating = lots of legroom:

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Very genereous recline:

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Lateral view:

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Emergency exit hatch:

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Safety card:

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The wing:

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This A321 went to WAW:

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With additional police controls:

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And left just after:

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JN A320:

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AF 773:

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And off we go:

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A bit of cloud surfing:

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This small box is handed out:

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Was appropriate to the lenght and time of the flight and good. In no time we started our descent:

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Polderbaan landing…

A Monday - Friday landing and our purser commented: "Welcome twice to windy Amsterdam !" … lol

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We taxied for almost 15'' thanks to the Polderbaan landing :(

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773 KL resting:

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A333 DL:

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Low cost terminal in AMS:

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773 :

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Unless there is a last minute change, this 773 (PH - BVP) is rostered for my flight tonight.

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Bravo Victor Papa :

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The Queen of the sky !!

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Etihad B787:

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Almost there:

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The last of the KL F100:

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And now heading to the Crown Lounge !

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Cabin crew10.0

Air France Lounge - 2F, F1


Paris - CDG


Amsterdam - AMS



It was a nice short flight, the emergency exit legroom is just amazing.

CDG transfers are not so great, specially from 2G to 2E or F.

Stay tuned for the next part of the flight, the first long haul leg !

Information on the route Paris (CDG) Amsterdam (AMS)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 126 reviews of 2 airlines on the route Paris (CDG) → Amsterdam (AMS).


The airline with the best average rating is Air France with 7.5/10.

The average flight time is 1 hours and 38 minutes.

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