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How many flight sectors have you flown in one day as a passenger.

Old 28th Feb 2019, 17:57
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How many flight sectors have you flown in one day as a passenger.

My record is 6, kirkwall-Westray-Papa Westray-North Ronsldsay-kirkwall-Edinbugh-Birmingham. I also managed 5 sectors in France on Caravelle 12, Dassault Mercure, A300B2 and 737-200QC aircraft.
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Old 28th Feb 2019, 18:19
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Done a few multiples as a passenger in C152/C172 in the US - probably 8 or 9 was the most with several touch and goes at lesser airfields and longer stops for coffee/lunch/wee wees...
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Old 28th Feb 2019, 18:21
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I have to go back to September 1981 when I flew 7 sectors in a day. They were: ABZ-EDI-LBA-DUB-LBA-AMS-EIN-MST. All sectors were flown on one type, the Fokker F-27. Five with Air-UK and two with NLM CityHopper.
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Old 28th Feb 2019, 20:09
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Both of these marathons were the result of getting 'bargain' priced tickets and being too excited by the savings until the true cost became all too clear! The 7 sector one wasn't evident on the ticket, only showing the 3 flight numbers, that was a lesson learnt.
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Old 1st Mar 2019, 06:06
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end of March 1980 coming home to UK after a months leave (I worked for BMA on our 707's at KHI leased to PIA for a bit then took my leave, ended up in the exotic Maldives)

Male-CMB UL 737-200 Air Lanka just been formed (late afternoon) got F U/G

CMB-KHI PIA DC-8-53 leased from Cargolux LX-IDB (landed middle of the night)

KHI-DXB-FCO-FRA-ORY-LHR PIA 747-200 (ex TAP bird) Got F U/G at DXB

(We left KHI at 07.30 and got to London early evening, so almost 24 hours travelling)

(came down from KHI to CMB on a PIA 720B)

All on free tickets
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Old 1st Mar 2019, 20:44
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I can only think of 4 and on 4 occasions:

CWL-EDI-DUB-PHL-TPA (not all the same date but within 24 hours)
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Old 2nd Mar 2019, 01:44
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Lgw-abz-lba-sou-jer-lgw (Flybe shuttle)


lgw-jer-gla-bfs-lgw one day all on ezy

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Old 2nd Mar 2019, 08:35
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4 sectors

LTN-DOL-CBG-DUB-LTN and a few days later the reverse.
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Old 2nd Mar 2019, 13:39
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1984 Hong Kong-Singapore-Jakarta-Bali-Sydney-Melbourne. Overnight, same Qantas 747 throughout, top deck. Cockpit visit between Sydney & Melbourne.

Loved flying into Kia Tak a few times.
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Old 5th Mar 2019, 18:41
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Gatwick - Guernsey for a meeting in St Peter Port
Guernsey - Jersey for a meeting in St Helier
Jersey - Gatwick - Dublin for more meetings there

Only 4 short sectors but a full on day of work mixed in with several trips through security. Granted, this was pre 9/11so much easier
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Old 5th Mar 2019, 20:11
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ABZ HUY NWI and return.

Several times.

On one occasion for two sectors in an F27 jumpseat courtesy of a cousin. Nice.
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Old 5th Mar 2019, 22:03
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I think I'm still winning. When do I get my prize?
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Old 6th Mar 2019, 20:57
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1969; Oslo, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Zurich, Lisboa, Caracas, couple of Carribean Islands (can't remember which ones), then finally Curacao.
OK, so not 24 hrs, around 36 if memory serves. Never had so many meals in such a short time.
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Old 6th Mar 2019, 21:04
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1975 Sydney-Melbourne-Perth-Singapore same BOAC 747. Think it was around 14hrs all up.
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Old 9th Mar 2019, 22:35
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May'95 LGW-AUH-BKK-CGK-DPS all on Garuda, same 747-200 as far as CGK, then DC10 to DPS.
Left LGW around 7hrs late and then around 21hrs en-route!

This was start of RTW honeymoon - rest of route was CGK-DRW-CNS-AKL-NAN-HNL-LAX-LHR.
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Old 10th Mar 2019, 09:55
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Mid/late 70s. LHR/AMS KLM connecting to Garuda AMS/FRA/ROM/BAH/BOM/BKK/JKT connecting to Garuda JKT/DPS making 8. If I'm to be honest that last flight might have taken it over 24 hours but I can't remember.
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Old 10th Mar 2019, 13:51
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Hartington, I honestly don't think that you would get all those sectors inside the 24hr window.
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Old 10th Mar 2019, 15:08
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Okay I flew,Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport>Chicago O'Hare>New York Newark>Brussels International Airport>LHR>GLA
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Old 11th Mar 2019, 01:07
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Perth, Morawa, Yalgoo, Mt. Magnet, Cue, Meekatharra, Wiluna, Sandstone, Mt. Magnet, Yalgoo, Morawa, Perth.

Very junior F/O, usually considered a passenger???, 3 crew, often left one engine running, always in summer for first and last light at Morawa.

Refuel and re-oil at Meekatharra, with the "nicer" Captains was a great way to learn.:

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Old 11th Mar 2019, 03:26
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Once flying ATL-ABE-AVP the pilot said: "We are departing Atlanta for Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton and Wilkes Barre-Scranton-Avoca. Believe it or not that is only one stop".
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