Category Archives: AIRLINES B – E

Croatia Airlines, Economy Class – Dash 8-400: Zürich to Zagreb

This week has me combining two trips into one. First, today I shall travel to Zagreb to attend a meeting. And then from there, I shall travel to Luxembourg to give another course. The nice thing about Croatia Airlines’ evening … Continue reading

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British Airways, Club Europe – Airbus A 320: Basel to London Heathrow

I know, I know. Carbon footprint, Greta and all that. And I have to say that I have been trying to reduce the number of private trips I make by plane. But Lord knows it’s not always easy. And so, … Continue reading

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Easyjet, Airbus A 320: Madrid to Basel

I spend a lovely day at the Campo Juan Carlos, a large park close to the exposition area of Madrid and easily accessible by metro. Easyjet really is quite okay if you ignore the boarding experience, which I find unpleasant … Continue reading

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British Airways, Club Class – Airbus A 350-1000: London Heathrow to Madrid

Last week I returned from my Sunday run, all sticky and sweaty, only to be informed by the light of my life that we were booked to sample the British Airways A 350-1000 in a week’s time! I mean, how … Continue reading

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British Airways, Airbus A319 – Economy Class: London Heathrow to Basel

For my return flight to Switzerland, I’ll be travelling with British Airways from London’s Heathrow airport. The main reason being that there is currently no direct service from London City airport to Basel. You may have noticed that there are … Continue reading

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Emirates Airlines, Business Class – Airbus A 380: Zürich to Dubai

I may have skipped posting some of the trips I did after my return from the UAE with Gulf Air via Bahrain and London Heathrow. Since then I’ve done only short-haul trips which are usually not worth mentioning. In fact, … Continue reading

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Etihad Airways, Business Class – Airbus A 380: Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow

INTRODUCTION The course with Etihad was good fun and went by really quickly. The people attending the course were easy going and really impressed me by their professionalism. Of course, it also helps that the Etihad training facilities near the … Continue reading

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Etihad Airways, Business Class – Airbus A 380: London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi

INTRODUCTION I spend the night at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at Terminal 4. The hotel only opened in October 2018 and still retains that smell of new building and new furniture. The rooms are comfortable and spacious and the staff … Continue reading

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British Airways, Economy Class – Airbus A 320: Basel to London Heathrow

INTRODUCTION Next round. It’s Sunday morning and I’m on my way to the airport again. This time though, my trip will be starting from Basel instead of Zürich. I’m on my way to give two courses back to back. I … Continue reading

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China Airlines, Business Class – Airbus A 350-900: Taipei to Sydney

TRANSFER IN TPE My flight to Sydney will be departing from the D concourse, which is either new or newly renovated, because it doesn’t look quite as drab as the arrivals concourse my flight from Singapore ended at. Taipei has … Continue reading

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