Monthly Archives: December 2015

Air Baltic, Business Class – Boeing B 737-500: Riga to Zürich

INTRODUCTION So here we are. This is it: my last flight of 2015 will be from Riga back to Zürich. From what little I manage to see this morning, I rather like Riga. It is very modern and looks like … Continue reading

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Air Baltic, Business Class – Bombardier Q400: Stockholm to Riga

INTRODUCTION In Stockholm I am staying at the Hotel J in Nacka Strand on the outskirts of the city. I like the Hotel J very much, and over the years I have kept coming back here for a short but … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Airlines, Economy Class – Boeing B787-800: Vienna to Stockholm

INTRODUCTION There is reason to my madness you know. Yesterday I flew from Luxembourg to Vienna because today, literally at the crack of dawn, I shall be flying to Stockholm on Ethiopian’s Boeing B 787-8. The flight originates in Addis … Continue reading

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Austrian Airlines, Economy Class – Fokker F 100: Munich to Vienna

TRANSFER IN MUNICH Transferring in Munich is easy enough. My flight to Vienna will be leaving at 19h25 and is boarding from gate G 38. BOARDING Priority boarding: Available but a bit useless. The first boarding call is for Business … Continue reading

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Lufthansa, Economy Class – Canadair CRJ-900: Luxembourg to Munich

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Transport: Taxi. Journey time: 15 minutes. Price: EUR25.- The course goes well. I leave Eurocontrol at 15h30. From the Kirchberg plateau to the airport the journey time is roughly fifteen minutes. I head straight for security. … Continue reading

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KLM, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-700 & Fokker F 70: Zürich to Luxembourg via Amsterdam

INTRODUCTION This way the world ends. Not with a bang but a whimper. – T. S. Eliot Don’t worry. I’m not feeling suicidal. It’s just that this shall be my last trip for this year and after that I will … Continue reading

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Air France, Business Class – Embraer 170 and Boeing B 777-200: Basel via Paris to Montreal

INTRODUCTION Fourteen hours after I arrive home from my trip to Sao Paolo in Brazil, I find myself on my way back to Basel airport for my last overseas trip this year. I am on my way to Montreal again … Continue reading

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