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Welcome to this new series of flights that will be quite long … but I won't say more for the moment :)
It's a grey winter day today, the perfect day to fly far, far away!
The upper ramp is now closed to any traffic, since there is a new drop off parking at the ground level:
Air France check in zone:
It is still Christmas time despite being January 05th :)
We were a bit too early, the check in only opened two hours before the flight. We waited a bit and once the check in opened, our bags were quickly tagged to our final destination, somewhere north.
Security was easy and quick and we were airside no more than 5 minutes after check in. Once airside, there is this lovely classic, a 734 from Elinair:
Time to go to the lounge!
The cold buffet:
It was ok, not a fancy meal but it was appropriate for a lounge and it did its job. The only thing that bothers me is that they have no real dessert apart from some fruit stew and fresh fruits.
There is a very nice terrace where you can easily spot. Ellinair again:
Ryanair Ex- Dublin 738:
HOP! E90 ferry back to CDG:
Skyworks Saab 2000 ex VIE, that airline went bankrupt a few months after:
Vueling to BCN:
A private jet:
Ellinair is leaving:
The HOP! takes off:
CRJ 900 LH ex FRA:
Güle Güle TK :
Pilatus PC - 12:
And eventually Ellinair leaves:
Our E-170 arrives:
A bit closer:
As our plane arrived we made our way to the gate, here the E-70 a bit closer:
Boarding started on time, there was, at that time, still newspapers available in the jetty:
This bird belonged to Alitalia Express thus the differents seats vs the standard E-70:
The safety card:
Seat pitch is more than ok:
We pushed back earlier than scheduled:
That F-27 is the local fire trainer:
Some views over the villages around the airport:
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Top of descent:
The 319 seen before:
The 330 seen before:
We landed on time and headed to the CDG Marriott since our next flight wouldn't be before the next morning.
Stay tuned for the next part :)
A nice flight to start a long trip!
Thanks for reading :)