Category Archives: AIRCRAFT

Qantas, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-800: Melbourne to Sydney

INTRODUCTION The meeting with the people at the language testing research centre is interesting and I feel quite excited about visiting again, even if that won’t be until next year. At least this will give me something to look forward … Continue reading

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Virgin Australia, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-800: Sydney to Melbourne

INTRODUCTION Next year I’ll be going on sabbatical for six months. Right now, the plan is that I will spend at least part of those six months working and living in Melbourne – if they’ll have me, of course. So … Continue reading

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China Airlines, Business Class – Airbus A 350-900: Taipei to Sydney

TRANSFER IN TPE My flight to Sydney will be departing from the D concourse, which is either new or newly renovated, because it doesn’t look quite as drab as the arrivals concourse my flight from Singapore ended at. Taipei has … Continue reading

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China Airlines, Business Class – Airbus A 330-300: Singapore to Taipei

INTRODUCTION I spend 22 hours in Singapore, which just gives me enough time to have a rest, get some food and have a shower. And now I’m off again. This is one of those slight detours I mentioned previously… The … Continue reading

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Air France, La Première – Boeing B 777-300ER: Paris CDG to Singapore

Date: January 2019Origin: Paris Charles de Gaulle, Terminal 2EDestination: Singapore Changi, Terminal 1Seat: 1A – window on the port sideFlight time: 12 hours 10 minutes TRANSFER IN CDG 2 The driver takes me to Terminal 2E, which is where the … Continue reading

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Air France, Business Class – Airbus A 319: Zürich to Paris CDG 2

Date: January 2019Origin: Zürich KlotenDestination: Paris Charles de Gaulle, Terminal 2FSeat: 1A – window seat on the port side of the aircraftFlight time: 1 hour INTRODUCTION The first two months of 2019 I’ll be spending travelling more or less nonstop, … Continue reading

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Lelystad, The Netherlands

If you’re a bit of an aviation geek or a kid that never really grew up, you should seriously consider a visit to Lelystad airport in the Netherlands and the Aviodrom museum. It really is brilliant! First of all, the … Continue reading

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Helvetic Airways, Economy Class – Embraer 190: Oslo to Zürich

INTRODUCTION I just stepped off my flight from Haugesund. I now have three hours to make my connection to Zürich. The airline industry is a strange business. I’m flying on a ticket booked with SAS, on the code-share flight with … Continue reading

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Eurowings, Economy Class – Airbus A 319: Köln to Zürich

INTRODUCTION The meeting at EASA goes as well as can be expected when EASA and ICAO meet. The European agency’s offices are located five minutes away from Köln Hauptbahnhof and the Kölner Dom, which is definitely worth visiting. GETTING TO … Continue reading

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Eurowings, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-800: Zürich to Köln

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT I’m on my way to Cologne to attend a meeting with EASA and ICAO. I finish teaching at 15h20, return to my office to collect my bag and then I’m off to the railway station. The … Continue reading

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