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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Heading Back to a Routine

What a long, long day!

June 14 CPH-LTH-YVR

We got up this morning in Copenhagen, Denmark and will momentarily go to bed in New Westminster, BC Canada. In betweeen these events we were on a bus, in two airplanes, and on two lines of our local SkyTrain.

I'd be remiss if I didn't complain a little about British Airways. Our first flight was struck by lightening but that is hardly the airline's fault. BA 085 was our direct flight from Heathrow to Vancouver. I notice that B and A are also the first two letters of the word BAD.

British Airways started flying an Airbus A380 on this route at the beginning of May. On most days we can watch it from afar as it generally flies to the Fraser River before making the final approach to YVR airport. Over this time we saw that it was on time just once or twice.

Today it was supposed to leave at 5:15 PM and arrive here at 6:45 PM. Let's just say we got into Vancouver at 9:15 PM. First we spent a hour waiting to load the 469 passengers. They had to fix a wheel. Then we waited more time than that on the side of the runway. There was a "trim issue" although I think it had to do more with taking off the loaded luggage of passengers who didn't make connections.

June 14 CPH-LTH-YVR

We took the SkyTrain downtown and then the Expo Line here. We're home, finally! It's 11:15. It really was a long, long day.


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