Monthly Archives: February 2014

HOP!, Economy Class – ATR-72: Basel-Mulhouse to Paris-Orly

INTRODUCTION Exactly one week after my return from Asia I’m off again. I have a meeting with the ICAO regional office in Paris, so at least it’s just a short trip this time. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Transport: BVB bus … Continue reading

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Lufthansa, Business Class – ERJ-190: Frankfurt to Basel

INTRODUCTION It’s rather difficult to describe Frankfurt without availing oneself of language unsuitable for social media and the web. The place is way too big and quite simply a mess. TRANSIT IN FRANKFURT Mode of transport: Automated Skytrain on the … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – B 777-300ER: Hong Kong to Frankfurt

INTRODUCTION I just disembarked from a Cathay Pacific Airways B 777-300ER, arriving from Singapore. I now have another two hours to kill before my next flight to Frankfurt. TRANSIT / SECURITY CHECK IN HONG KONG Location: Security check-point adjacent to … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – B 777-300ER: Singapore to Hong Kong

INTRODUCTION In Singapore I spend the entire week at the Singapore Air Show, as an exhibitor in the Swiss Pavilion. It’s certainly been an interesting week. Not only do I get up close and personal with Qatar’s gorgeous B 787, … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific, Business Class – B777-300: Bangkok to Singapore

INTRODUCTION The unrest in Thailand, and in Bangkok in particular, is having a serious and damaging impact on the nation’s economy and reputation abroad. And the longer this situation lasts, the worse it will become. But alas, for the time … Continue reading

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

INTRODUCTION After three days in Hong Kong it’s now time for me to move on to my next destination, which is Bangkok, where I shall be visiting a friend who now lives in the Thai capital. I’ve enjoyed this stay … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific, Business Class – B 777-300 to Hong Kong

INTRODUCTION I just disembarked from a British Airways A 319 flight from Basel. My next stop will be Hong Kong. I am going there by Cathay Pacific Airways Business Class. TRANSIT IN HEATHROW Transport: Direct shuttle bus from T5 to … Continue reading

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British Airways, Club Class – A 319: Basel to London and beyond…

INTRODUCTION I spent all of last week commuting to the office by train. Every day, the same routine. Actually I thought it was quite exotic for a change. But today I’m back to the old routine. Exactly one week and … Continue reading

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