Monthly Archives: August 2013

Lufthansa, First Class – B 747-8: Hong Kong to Frankfurt

Airline: Lufthansa Aircraft: Boeing B 747-8 Cabin: First Class Seat: 1K From: Hong Kong To: Frankfurt Date: 25. August 2013 Departure: 23:10 Arrival: 05:20 (+1) GETTING TO THE AIRPORT At 20:45 the shuttle leaves from the Novotel to take me … Continue reading

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Malaysia Airlines, First Class – A 380: Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong

Airline: Malaysia Airlines Aircraft: A 380 Cabin: First Class Seat: 1A From: Kuala Lumpur To: Hong Kong Date: 25. August 2013 Departure: 09:15 Arrival: 13:05 GETTING TO THE AIRPORT I spent the night at the Hotel SamaSama at Kuala Lumpur … Continue reading

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Thai Airways, Business Class – B 777-300: Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur

Airline: Thai Airways Aircraft: Boeing B 777-300 Cabin: Business Class Seat: 12G, aisle From: Bangkok To: Kuala Lumpur Date: 24. August 2013 Departure: 16:40 Arrival: 19:50 TRANSFER IN BANGKOK The transfer in Bangkok is a swift and efficient affair. The … Continue reading

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Thai Airways, First Class – A 380: Hong Kong to Bangkok

Airline: Thai Airways Aircraft: Airbus A 380 Cabin: First Class Seat: 3K, window From: Hong Kong To: Bangkok Date: 24. August 2013 Departure: 13:25 Arrival: 15:05 It’s only at this stage that things got really out of hand when I … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – A 330-300: Perth to Hong Kong

Airline: Cathay Pacific Aircraft: Airbus A 330-300 Cabin: Business Class Seat: 15A, window From: Perth To: Hong Kong Date: 23. August 2013 Departure: 07:10 Arrival: 15:10 Hey, who turned the lights out? It’s just gone 4 o’clock in the morning. … Continue reading

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Qantas, Economy Class – B 737-800: Adelaide to Perth

Airlines: Qantas Aircraft: Boeing B 737-800 Cabin: Economy Class Seat: 14A, window From: Adelaide To: Perth Date: 22. August 2013 Departure: 14:40 Arrival: 16:40 I spend four blissful days at the Barossa Pavilions in Lyndoch, a small rural town just … Continue reading

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Qantas, Economy Class – B 737-800: Alice Springs to Adelaide

Airlines: Qantas Aircraft: Boeing B 737-800 Cabin: Economy Class Seat: 13A, window on the emergency exit From: Alice Springs To: Adelaide Date: 18. August 2013 Departure: 13:10 Arrival: 14:50 GETTING TO THE AIRPORT I just arrived in Alice Springs from Uluru. … Continue reading

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QantasLink, B 717 – Economy Class: Ayers Rock to Alice Springs

Airline: QantasLink (National Jet Systems) Aircraft: Boeing B 717 Cabin: Economy Class Seat: 2C From: Uluru To: Alice Springs Date: 18. August 2013 Departure: 10:35 Arrival: 11:20 GETTING TO THE AIRPORT I leave the Longitude at 09:00. Today we are … Continue reading

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Uluru and Kata Tjuta

My posts normally include pictures of airlines and aircraft at some stage. And perhaps some of you may wonder what on earth the attraction is for me in spending hours on end in a metal tube careening through the sky. … Continue reading

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Virgin Australia, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Sydney to Ayers Rock

Airline: Virgin Australia Aircraft: Boeing B 737-800 Cabin: Business Class Seat: 1A From: Sydney To: Ayers Rock – Uluru Date: 15. August 2013 Departure: 10:00 Arrival: 13:15 GETTING TO THE AIRPORT The transfer in Sydney could not be easier, even … Continue reading

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