Category Archives: Embraer 190

Helvetic Airways, Embraer 190 – Business Class: Zürich to London City

My colleague at work, let‘s call him the talented Mr. F., recently complained about the apparent lack of any new posts on my blog in recents weeks. The talented Mr. F., incidentally, gets his name from his truly exceptional talent … Continue reading

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TAP Express, Business Class – Embraer 190: Zürich to Porto

INTRODUCTION Taking this trip is probably not a good idea. Four weeks after the pain started, my back is still no better. But, in the end I couldn’t resist. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT I catch the 16h31 train from Winterthur, … Continue reading

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Helvetic Airways, Business Class – Embraer 190: Luxembourg to Zürich

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT It’s only just gone 13h on Friday afternoon, and the flying Dutchman P. has kindly offered to drive me to the airport. I suspect he probably just took pity on me, after I’d been nagging 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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Swiss International Air Lines, Economy Class – ERJ 190: London City to Zürich

INTRODUCTION Sweet Dreams (are made of this) was first released back in 1983, when music videos were still in their infancy and I was nine years old. I actually remember the first time I saw the video of Sweet Dreams. … Continue reading

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Helvetic Airways, Economy Class – Embraer 190: Zürich to Milan Malpensa

INTRODUCTION Finally! It’s time for my well-deserved winter vacation and man, do I need it! I’ve so busy getting things finished that I feel as though I completely missed most of Christmas cheer this year. But anyway, I’ve submitted my … Continue reading

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Air Dolomiti, Economy Class – Basel to Munich

INTRODUCTION I’m on may way to Recanati on Italy’s Adriatic cost to attend a meeting on language training for the military. The best option for me to get to Recanati is to fly with Lufthansa via Munich to Ancona. In … 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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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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Lufthansa, Business Class – Embraer 190: Feeding into the mega hub

CHECK-IN Location: Departures on the first floor. Facilities: Self-service machines and dedicated counters. Counters: There are three counters (64 – 66) available for Star Alliance flights in check-in hall 1 on the Swiss side of the terminal, although only one … Continue reading

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