Why not make a day trip to Europe and back just to be on the final commercial flight of a wide-body tri-jet? Yeah, I couldn’t come up with a reason to stay away either. A fantastic day all around.
What better way to say farewell to the KLM MD-11, the final tri-engine in scheduled commercial service, than to grab a last-minute ticket for the final flight?? Yeah, I did that. This is going to be spectacular!
The era of widebody tri-jet commercial passenger service came to a close this weekend. Early Sunday morning KLM flight 672 touched down at Amsterdam’s Schipol airport, the final landing of the MD-11 type in scheduled operation. And with that landing – as well as the retirement earlier this year of Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ final DC-10 […]
Think that Global Entry will keep you out of the secondary search area at US borders? It didn’t for me this past weekend. Something about day trips not really to Amsterdam.
Welcome on board KLM 672 from Montreal to Amsterdam, the MD-11 retirement flight. Check out this video from the final flight with all the extras KLM offered to passengers. Tons of fun.
Want to spend the night as the only person on board a wide-body airplane? KLM & AirBnB have teamed up to provide you with that chance. Good luck!