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Another trip was planned for a weekend. Etihad Regional & KLM offered a codeshare deal from Leipzig, via Amsterdam, to Chicago, for just EUR 300,–! This was a must book deal for me to get hopefully new frames in my 747 project. First a flight to Leipzig had to be made. Etihad Regional offered deals starting at EUR 35,–. So routing AMS-LEJ-AMS-ORD-AMS for just EUR 335,– ! Brilliant deal! Thank you!

The start was really good actually! Flying a Saab aircraft for the first time. We expected the ATR72, but Etihad (ops by Darwin Airlines) send the Saab 2000 instead!

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On return from Leipzig to Amsterdam the ATR72 flew us back to Amsterdam.

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After being in transit in Amsterdam for 4 hours, and spending some time having breakfast in KLM’s lounge it was time to walk to our gate one hour prior to departure. PH-BFO was the aircraft going to fly us towards Chicago! PH-BFO, a new frame! 😀 17/22! It still is red cabbage season! Enjoyed it once again!

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Isn’t she beautiful? :mrgreen:

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Really love these ‘face to face’ pictures 🙂

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Eye-contact 😆

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Cargo being unloaded after arrival in Chicago.

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Orlando ready for push-back and flight back home.

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