Tracey Mck's Blog (3)

Question on European airlines

Hi Keith and all,

I have plucked up my courage and I am gong on another overseas trip ( someone said to me the other day, for someone who hates flying, you sure seem to fly a lot!). I know I will always be nervous on a flight so I just try to be aware of it, I have got so much better.

Anyway, my question Keith is about some of the smaller European airlines I am coming across for some of the travel I want to do.

Swiss airlines, Vueling, easyjet Swiss, Air Berlin, Alitalia, I… Continue

Added by Tracey Mck on August 14, 2012 at 2:22pm — 1 Comment

77W or B777-300

Hi Keith and all,

I've been looking at flights from Melbourne to Frankfurt and I came across the plane called 77W or B777-300. given this plan has only 2 engines it got me thinking- are the engines as large as say on a 747? Its not rational but I'm worried about it being a long haul flight with only 2 engines, I feel so much better with 4 on the B747 and A380,


Added by Tracey Mck on July 26, 2012 at 2:31pm — 8 Comments

Interesting information on turbulence

Hi Keith and all, 

I regualrly check in to this site and everyone really helped me get through my long haul flights late last year from Melbourne to Europe. I saw on the news telecast tonight (in Melbourne) there was a change in safety checks from australias civil aviation authority CASA. I found this interesting and read that it is due to new planes not needing as many checks, which makes sense to me. 

I found some interesting info on the CASA website about turbulence - in my… Continue

Added by Tracey Mck on June 14, 2012 at 8:37am — 6 Comments


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