Posts made in June 15th, 2014

Turkey and Nairobi

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First before I start talking about Kenya I need to talk Turkey, literally. This was my first flight with Turkish Airlines. I always have to “rate” the new carrier. I would fly them again if I had too but of course Emirates will continue to be at the top of the list. The flight from LAX to Istanbul was nice and uneventful. A Boeing 777 3-3-3 configuration. (Emirates is a 3-4-3 configuration. And flying the A380 last February really spoiled me!!) Though I like the Turkish configuration much better, a little bit roomier cabin goes a long way in economy. Service was just ok and the salmon for dinner was a pleasant surprise, though I can’t finish it all these days. Lol. I have to admit I have this bias with the Europeans or as I like to call them...

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