Monthly Archives: July 2016

Etihad Regional, Economy Class – Saab 2000: Lugano to Sion

Date: 31. August 2016. Departure: 12:35. Arrival: 13:32. Flight time: 45 minutes. Seat: 16A.   INTRODUCTION The terminal at Lugano airport is so small that it will only take you about two minutes to walk from the exit of the … Continue reading

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Austrian Airlines, Economy Class – Bombardier Q400: Zürich to Lugano

Date: 31. August 2016. Departure: 09:35. Arrival: 10:10. Flight time: 35 minutes. Seat: 15F, then 9A. INTRODUCTION Lugano airport is located in a narrow valley, closed in by steep hills on three sides. In addition, the lake just south of … Continue reading

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KLM Cityhopper, Economy Class – Fokker 70: Billund to Amsterdam

Date: 17. July 2016. Departure: 14:40. Arrival: 15:40. Flight time: 1 hour. Seat: 5F, window on the starboard side. INTRODUCTION The city of Billund is best known as the location of Legoland. Apart from that though, Billund is definitely one … Continue reading

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KLM Cityhopper, Business Class – Embraer 190: Amsterdam to Aalborg

INTRODUCTION The day after I return from Malta I am on my way to Aalborg in Denmark. For me the most convenient way to get there is, as usual, with KLM. As I have already covered KLM extensively in my … Continue reading

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10 Strait Street, Valletta

In Malta I usually stay at the Phoenicia. This time however, I had to make different arrangements because the hotel is currently under renovation, refurbishment and expansion. Of course there are plenty of hotels in Malta, but I wanted to … Continue reading

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Air Malta, Club Class – Airbus A 320: Malta to Zürich

Date: 14. July 2016. Departure: 14:35. Arrival: 17:00. Flight time: 2 hours 25 minutes. Seat: 3A, window on the port side. INTRODUCTION Our stay in Malta has been a very relaxing and enjoyable one. The weather has held up beautifully, … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Zürich to Malta

Date: 11. July 2016. Departure: 12:00. Arrival: 14:15. Flight time: 2 hours 15 minutes. Seat: 1F. INTRODUCTION Well that was quick. Yesterday late afternoon I arrived back in Zürich from Lanzarote. It is now ten o’clock on Monday morning and … Continue reading

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Edelweiss Air, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Lanzarote to Zürich

Date: 10. July 2016. Departure: 12:00. Arrival: 16:45. Flight time: 3 hours 45 minutes. Seat: 2F, window on the starboard side. INTRODUCTION Okay, next attempt to get home. It is now Sunday morning just after 10 as I check out … Continue reading

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Wamos Air, Economy Class – Boeing B 747-400: Arrecife to Zürich

Date: 09. July 2016. Departure: Arrival: Flight time: Seat: Chronicle of chaos foretold… Over the last few weeks Vueling has received a lot of negative press about flight cancellations and severe delays in the run up to the busy summer … Continue reading

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Air Europa, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Madrid to Lanzarote

Date: 09. July 2016. Departure: 09:25. Arrival: 10:50. Flight time: 2 hours 25 minutes. Seat: 1A, window seat. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Transport: Complimentary hotel shuttle. Journey time: 10 minutes. Departs from: Outside the hotel lobby. Arrives: Departures level of … Continue reading

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