Category Archives: AIRLINES S – V

Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Airbus A 330-300: Dubai to Zürich

INTRODUCTION I check out of the Doubletree in Al Barsha at around 21h00 on Thursday evening and make my way to the airport for the flight back to Switzerland. The departure time is scheduled for 01h35. I really don’t like … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Airbus A 330-300 Luxembourg via Zürich to Dubai

INTRODUCTION Today I’m on my way from Luxembourg to Dubai. As there are currently no direct flights between the two cities, I have a choice of connecting flights with either BA, KL, AF, LH, TK or LX. I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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Helvetic Airways, Business Class – Fokker F100: Zürich to Luxembourg

INTRODUCTION I’m in my second week of a five-week travel marathon. I was in Luxembourg last week. Today I shall be heading in the same direction again, before continuing farther afield on Tuesday. It’s Easter Monday and the sun has … 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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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Bucharest to Zürich

INTRODUCTON The course with the Romanian ANSP goes well. With that out of the way, it’s time for me to pack up my bags and head back home. On the return flight I’m travelling with SWISS, mainly because they have … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Bombardier CSeries: Zürich to Luxembourg

INTRODUCTION As some of the more regular readers of this blog will know, I’m not exactly a fan of Lufthansa and the Lufthansa group of airlines. But sometimes, circumstances change and we can either adapt to them or spend a … Continue reading

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Virgin Australia, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Brisbane to Melbourne

INTRODUCTION This ticket was purchased using Etihad Guest miles. In the original booking, I would have travelled on VA334, which departs from Brisbane at 14h55. Really quite by chance, I realise that I’ve been rebooked to VA332, which departs from … Continue reading

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Thai Airways, Business Class – Boeing B 787-8: Bangkok to Perth

INTRODUCTION It’s just coming up to six in the morning and I feel like the lead villain from Zombie Apocalypse – assuming, of course, that the lead villain of such a movie would himself be a zombie. I’m bleary eyed, … Continue reading

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Thai Airways, Business Class – Airbus A 350-900: Milan Malpensa to Bangkok

INTRODUCTION Today I am travelling from Milan’s Malpensa airport to Bangkok. The flight is operated by an Airbus A 350-900. I must say, I’m quite taken by the A 350 – it’s width gives it a very spacious feel and … 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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