Category Archives: Airbus A 330-200

Garuda Indonesia, Business Class – Airbus A 330-200: Surabaya to Jakarta

INTRODUCTION Had I already mentioned it’s the monsoon season in Java? Goodness, I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything quite like this. No sooner have we left the hotel, the rain starts. This must be what they mean when people … Continue reading

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Qantas, Business Class – Airbus A 330-200: Perth to Brisbane

INTRODUCTION At this point you’re probably wondering why the heck I didn’t just fly directly from Bangkok to Brisbane, instead of taking the detour through Perth. It’s a long story and I’m not even going to attempt to explain. It … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways, First Class – Airbus A 330-200: Riyadh to Doha

Date: 10 March 2016 Departure: 04:15 Arrival: 05:00 Flight time: 45 minutes Seat: 3J, aisle on the starboard side of the aircraft. INTRODUCTION The course in Riyadh has gone well and we managed to finish one day ahead of schedule. … Continue reading

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KLM, Business Class – Airbus A 330-200: Basel via Amsterdam to Kuwait

INTRODUCTION Please don’t tell me it’s going to be another one of those trips… I am on my way to Kuwait to attend an ICAO meeting/workshop on the implementation of the language proficiency requirements. I am one of the speakers … Continue reading

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Oman Air, Business Class – A 330-200: Muscat to Zürich

INTRODUCTION I just arrived in Muscat on an Oman Air flight from Dubai. In a few hours time I shall continue my journey to Zürich. TRANSFER IN MUSCAT The transfer in Muscat is easy, convenient and quick. The bus from … Continue reading

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Korean Air, Business Class – Airbus A 330-200: Seoul to Fiji

INTRODUCTION The first time I visited Fiji was back in 1997. My memory of the trip is somewhat fuzzy – after all is has been 18 years. But I do remember Cyclone Gavin. Oh yes, how could I ever forget … Continue reading

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KLM, Business Class – A 330-200: Basel via Amsterdam to Montreal

INTRODUCTION Normally I make a point of arriving at the airport about two hours before departure – just in case. But I have now been travelling for five weeks – sixteen flights later and to be quite honest, I think … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Air, First Class – A 330-200: San Francisco to Kahului via Honolulu

INTRODUCTION Yesterday I arrived in San Francisco on a United Airlines flight from Las Vegas. I spent the night at the Hyatt Regency close to the airport and today I am finally on my way Hawaii. Date: 29. January 2013 … Continue reading

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Oman Air, Business Class – A 330-200 / E-175: Zürich to Dubai via Muscat

I’m on the airport train. I’m heading for Zürich again. I’m off on a business trip to Dubai, where I will spend nearly a week. It’s nearly the end of June and the temperature has picked up, the clouds have … Continue reading

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Royal Jordanian, Business Class – A 330-200: Bangkok > Kuala Lumpur

I arrived in Bangkok earlier in the afternoon on a Swiss International Air Lines flight from Zürich. Two hours later I am scheduled to depart to Kuala Lumpur. This is my fourth visit to the city and I am hoping … Continue reading

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