Category Archives: AIRCRAFT

Air France, Business Class – Airbus A 380: Paris CDG to Dubai

TRANSFER IN CDG 2 Immediately behind the immigration booths in Terminal 2G is the exit to the bus stop for the airside busses that connect to the other terminals. Terminal 2E M is served by the red line. Frequencies vary … Continue reading

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Luxair, Business Class – Bombardier Q400: Luxembourg to Paris CDG

INTRODUCTION The Ibis at Luxembourg airport is currently in the process of being refurbished. And I think that’s probably a good thing. The room I’m in is nice enough, but the public areas are starting to look grubby. The carpets … Continue reading

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Amsterdam to Bergen

Transfer in Amsterdam Amsterdam Schiphol overtook Frankfurt a while back as Europe’s third busiest airport. And I think it’s beginning to show. And I don’t necessarily mean that in a good way. Where previously one of the airport’s strongest points … Continue reading

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Zürich to Amsterdam

INTRODUCTION On Tuesday afternoon I leave the office just before 16h. I’m catching the 16h01 train to the airport for a 17h30 departure with KLM to Amsterdam. It’s a lovely day here in Winterthur, with nice sunny weather and balmy … Continue reading

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Air Malta, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Malta to Frankfurt

INTRODUCTION So eventually the marathon had to be cancelled because of the storm. And what a storm it was! I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything quite like it. On Sunday morning I fire up the flightradar24 app just for … Continue reading

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Lufthansa, Business Class – Airbus A 320: München to Malta

TRANSFER IN MUNICH Lufthansa and its Star Alliance partners all call Terminal 2 home. The bus ejects me at the main terminal building. My onward connection to Malta will be departing from K09, which is the Schengen concourse in the … Continue reading

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Lufthansa Cityline, Business Class – CRJ-900: Basel to München

INTRODUCTION I’m on my way to Malta. Tomorrow is the Malta marathon that I was planning on participating in. But it’s looking like that may not be happening after all. First of all, I have a collapsed arch, which doesn’t … Continue reading

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SWISS, Business Class – Airbus A 220-300: Brussels to Zürich

Introduction I have a colleague at work. For argument’s sake, let’s call him Mr. Bighead. In any case, Mr. Bighead worked on the development of the Bombardier CSeries. He recently gave me his candid, and of course totally unbiased opinion … Continue reading

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SWISS, Business Class – Airbus A 220-300: Zürich to Luxembourg

INTRODUCTION It’s Monday morning and I’m on my way back to the airport in Zürich. Today I’m travelling to Luxembourg again to give another course. With me is my boss, an aerodynamicist by trade, and he looks just a wee … Continue reading

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KLM Cityhopper, Economy Class – Embraer 175: Amsterdam to Basel

INTRODUCTION I spend a very relaxing day in Amsterdam. I go to De Bakerswinkel for breakfast in the centre of Amsterdam and then indulge in a spot of retail therapy to revive the spirits. It’s still very windy here in … Continue reading

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