Monthly Archives: June 2016

Air Europa, Business Class – Embraer 195: Madrid to Zürich

Date: 20. June 2016. From: Madrid. To: Zürich. Departure: 08:00. Arrival: 10:10. Flight time: Seat: 1D, aisle on the starboard side. INTRODUCTION I am rather looking forward to this flight, mainly because I am curious to see what will happen. … Continue reading

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Iberia Express, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Palma to Madrid

  Date: 19. June 2016. From: Palma. To: Madrid. Departure: 18:05. Arrival: 19:00. Flight time: 55 minutes. Seat: 1D, aisle seat on the starboard side. INTRODUCTION I spend Sunday morning enjoying an expansive and leisurely breakfast first, followed by a … Continue reading

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Mallorca

INTRODUCTION I think this is probably the nicest Hilton I have ever stayed at. The place is branded as a Hilton Resort but somehow it does not really feel that much like a Hilton. The resort is in a cluster … Continue reading

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Transavia, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-700: Amsterdam to Palma

Date: 18. June 2016. From: Amsterdam. To: Palma. Departure: 06:30. Arrival: 08:40. Flight time: 2 hours 10 minutes. Seat: 12A, window on the port side. INTRODUCTION The meeting ends in the early afternoon on Friday. My friend, the wiry R. … Continue reading

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

Date: 15. June 2016. From: Zürich. To: Amsterdam. Departure: 17:35. Arrival: 19:00. Flight time: 1 hour and 25 minutes. Seat: 1A, window on the post side. INTRODUCTION Today I am on my way to Amsterdam for a meeting on Thursday … Continue reading

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Finnair, Business Class – Airbus A 321: Helsinki to Zürich

Date: 02 June 2016. Departure: 16:30. Arrival: 18:20 Flight time: 2 hours and fifty minutes. Seat: 2D, aisle on the right side of the aircraft. INTRODUCTION The bus drops us off somewhere in the bowels of Helsinki airport’s terminal building. … Continue reading

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Finnair, Business Class – Airbus A 330-300: Xi’an to Helsinki

Date: 02 June 2016. Departure: 10:35. Arrival: 14:15. Flight time: 8 hours and forty minutes. Seat: 4L, window seat on the right side of the aircraft. INTRODUCTION I wake up with a due sense of accomplishment, and as I slowly … Continue reading

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Terracotta Warriors, Xi’an

LOCATION The archaeological site with the terracotta warriors is located outside Lintong, a town close to Xi’an. WHERE TO STAY I am staying at the Angsana Lintong, which is a nice hotel and much closer to the site than any … Continue reading

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Air China, Economy Class – Airbus A 321: Beijing to Xi’an

  Date: 29 May 2016. Departure: 08:55. Arrival: 11:10. Flight time: 2 hours and fifteen minutes. Seat: 15L, window on the right side of the aircraft. INTRODUCTION The transfer from an international to a domestic flight is pretty straightforward and … Continue reading

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Finnair, Business Class – Airbus A 350: Helsinki to Beijing

Date: 28 May 2016. Departure: 18:00. Arrival: 06:50. Flight time: 7 hours and fifty minutes. Seat: 1A, window seat on the right side of the aircraft. ***My apologies for posting so late. Censorship in China is fairly strict.*** INTRODUCTION I … Continue reading

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