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Air Nostrum, Business Class – Bombardier CRJ1000: Madrid to Casablanca

INTRODUCTION It’s Wednesday morning and we’re running a day late, which means we’re going to miss the start of the user group meeting in Mohammedia. On a positive note though, it’s an absolutely gorgeous day here in Madrid. We take … Continue reading

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Air France, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Paris Roissy to Bucharest Otopeni

INTRODUCTION I just arrived in Paris on a flight from Zürich. The walk from 2F to 2E takes about 10 minutes to complete and is quite painless. Of course it helps that the airport is not very busy. What I … Continue reading

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Air France, Business Class – Airbus A 318: Zürich to Paris Roissy

INTRODUCTION I’m on my way to Bucharest to give a course with the Romanian air navigation service provider. As I’m teaching on Tuesdays until 13h30, the direct flight with SWISS was not an option for me, because it leaves too … Continue reading

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Air France HOP/Cityjet, Economy Class – CRJ-1000/RJ85: Basel to Paris Orly/Roissy

INTRODUCTION Ever since I saw the sketch about the Death Star Canteen on Youtube, I’ve been a big fan of Eddie Izzard’s. So much so that I thought it would be cool to see him live some day. And indeed, … 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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Air Malta, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Malta to Zürich

INTRODUCTION June is probably one of the best months to visit the Maltese archipelago. The weather is already reliably and consistently warm but without the oppressive and stifling heat of July and August, when temperatures peak in the upper thirties … Continue reading

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Aeromexico Connect, Economy Class – Embraer 170: Querétaro to Mexico City

Date: 13. May 2017. Departure: 14:30. Arrival: 15:00. Flight time: 30 minutes. Seat: 16C, aisle. INTRODUCTION Querétaro Airport is about 35km from the old town and the journey there can take you anything between thirty minutes and two hours, depending … Continue reading

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Aeromexico, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: La Habana to Mexico City

Date: 09 May 2017. Departure: 15h10. Arrival: 17:00. Flight time: 2 hours 50 minutes. Seat: 1A, window. INTRODUCTION Cuba was an interesting experience and in its heyday Havana must have been a very beautiful city. But I’m now ready to … Continue reading

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Aeromexico, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Mexico City to La Habana

Date: 07. May 2017. Departure: 10:40. Arrival: 13:50. Flight time: 2 hours 10 minutes. Seat: 1A, window. INTRODUCTION Mexico City airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 is the old grotty place that is used by all airlines with the exception … Continue reading

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British Airways, Club Class – Airbus A 320: Rome to Heathrow

Date: 06. May 2017. Departure: 08:00. Arrival: 09:30 Flight time: 2 hours 30 minutes. Seat: 1F, window. INTRODUCTION My journey begins at 06h00 in the morning as I step outside the hotel to make my way to the airport for … Continue reading

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