Monthly Archives: October 2012

Air Malta, Business Class – A 319: Malta to Zürich

INTRODUCTION After a somewhat mild and rather pleasant start to winter, the beginning of February 2012 saw temperatures across Europe go way below the freezing point, with icy cold winds blowing in all the way from Siberia. Here in Switzerland … Continue reading

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Korean Air, Economy Class – B 777-200: Madrid to Amsterdam

INTRODUCTION Today I wake up at 05:30. I’ve spent my last night at the Barajas Hilton. This gives me enough time for a leisurely shower and breakfast before heading for Terminal 1 at Barajas. As I check out, the Korean … Continue reading

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Asiana Airlines, Business Class – A 321: Naha to Seoul

INTRODUCTION After spending four blissful days on Okinawa, the time has arrived for me to start on the long journey home. It will take me from Okinawa via Seoul to Frankfurt and then on to Basel. Today however, I will … Continue reading

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ANA Air Nippon, Economy Class – B 767-300: Fukuoka to Naha, Okinawa

INTRODUCTION In the previous post I take a short hop across the Yellow Sea from Seoul in South Korea to Fukuoka in Japan. I spend the day seeing the sights of Fukuoka before heading back to the airport in the … Continue reading

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Asiana Airlines, Business Class – A 321: Seoul to Fukuoka

INTRODUCTION I arrived in Seoul the previous afternoon on the Asiana Airlines flight from Frankfurt. For all practical purposes I might as well have stayed at a hotel close to the airport, seeing as Seoul’s international Incheon airport is rather … Continue reading

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RENFE, First Class – AVE: Madrid to Cordoba

INTRODUCTION This trip review is a radical departure from my usual theme in that it is a review of a trip I make by train and not by plane. Date: Friday, 27. April 2012 From: Madrid To: Cordoba Carrier: Renfe … Continue reading

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KLM, Economy Class – B 737-700: Zürich to Amsterdam

INTRODUCTION I’ve decided to make the best of the long weekend ahead of the 1. May, which is a public holiday in Switzerland. But where to go? For quite a while I’ve been entertaining the thought of taking the Korean … Continue reading

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Vietnam Airlines, Business Class – ATR-72 / A 321: Con Dao to Hanoi via Saigon

INTRODUCTION The four blissful days I spend at the Six Senses Resort in Con Dao are tremendously relaxing. In essence I spend my time sleeping, swimming, reading and eating. Even so I must say I’m also glad to be leaving … Continue reading

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Darwin Airlines, Econonmy Class – Saab 2000: Zürich to Genova to Zürich

INTRODUCTION It’s the Wednesday before Ascension, and I’ve decided to travel to Genoa in Northern Italy on the new Darwin Airlines service from Zürich. I leave the office at 14h40 and head for the airport by train. Date: 16. May … Continue reading

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British Airways, Business Class – B 747-400: New York JFK to London Heathrow

Date: 8. April 2012, Easter Sunday Airline: British Airways Aircraft: Boeing B 747-400 From: New York JFK To: London Heathrow Cabin: Business Class Seat: 63K, Upper deck It’s Easter Monday and the weather outside is simply stunning. So I decide … Continue reading

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