Category Archives: Airbus A 321

SWISS, Business Class – Airbus A 321: Zürich to Stockholm

INTRODUCTION The valiant M. and I are on our way to Shanghai to present a paper on the use of Rasch measurement in testing. The first part of our journey will take us from Zürich to Stockholm on SWISS. GETTING … Continue reading

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Lufthansa, Business Class – Airbus A 321: Frankfurt to Malta

INTRODUCTION I’m on my way to Malta for this year’s edition of the Malta Marathon. I shall be running the half-marathon with a distance of 21.1 kilometres, which is in fact longer than the width of the island! I confess … Continue reading

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Etihad Airways, Business Class – Airbus A 321: Colombo to Abu Dhabi

Date: 16. April 2017. Departure: 21:10. Arrival: 00: 35. Flight time: 4 hours 25 minutes. Seat: 2A, window. INTRODUCTION Time to move on. I wouldn’t have minded staying in Sri Lanka a little while longer. I’ve rather enjoyed being here. … Continue reading

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MINT by Jetblue, First Class – Airbus A 321: San Francisco to Boston

Date: 18. August 2016. Departure: 12:55. Arrival: 21:30. Flight time: 5 hours and 10 minutes. Seat: 3C, aisle on the port side. INTRODUCTION I first visited San Francisco in 2008. I was on a round the world trip and arrived … Continue reading

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American Airlines, First Class – Airbus A 321: New York JFK to Los Angeles

Date: 14. August 2016. Departure: 10:00. Arrival: 13:15. Flight time: 5 hours 25 minutes. Seat: 2A. INTRODUCTION I spend the night in New York at the Crowne Plaza near JFK airport. Today I am travelling on to the West Coast. … 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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Cambodia Angkor Air, Business Class – A 321: Guangzhou to Siem Reap

INTRODUCTION The trips with the A380 were fun. The A380 always is. No matter how often I fly her, I still find her fascinating every time. But this next flight I am looking forward to even more I think, because … Continue reading

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British Airways, Business Class – Airbus A 321: London to Amsterdam

My vacation is quickly drawing to an end, but at least it will be a gentle re-acclimatisation. Yesterday I arrived in London from Japan. So theoretically today I could simply fly home to Basel and that’s that. It would even … Continue reading

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Asiana Airlines, Business Class – A 321: Naha to Seoul

INTRODUCTION After spending four blissful days on Okinawa, the time has arrived for me to start on the long journey home. It will take me from Okinawa via Seoul to Frankfurt and then on to Basel. Today however, I will … Continue reading

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Asiana Airlines, Business Class – A 321: Seoul to Fukuoka

INTRODUCTION I arrived in Seoul the previous afternoon on the Asiana Airlines flight from Frankfurt. For all practical purposes I might as well have stayed at a hotel close to the airport, seeing as Seoul’s international Incheon airport is rather … Continue reading

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