Category Archives: Business Class

SWISS, Business Class – Airbus A 340: Copenhagen to Zürich

TRANSFER IN COPENHAGEN At 18h38 Astrid Viking gently glides down over the Ore Sund after a flight time of ten hours and twenty minutes, bringing to an end the long journey from Shanghai. I now have just over one hour … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Airlines, Business Class – Airbus A 340-300: Shanghai to Copenhagen

INTRODUCTION I think the presentation went rather well, and I even had a bit of a fan-boy moment when I chatted with two gentlemen at the conference that I’ve quoted more often in my papers than I care to remember! … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Airlines, Business Class – Airbus A 330-300: Stockholm to Hong Kong

TRANSIT IN STOCKHOLM I just stepped off an Airbus A 321 of SWISS, arriving from Zürich. It’s just gone nine o’clock in the morning and I now have another six hours to make my connection to Hong Kong. THE LOUNGE … Continue reading

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SWISS, Business Class – Airbus A 321: Zürich to Stockholm

INTRODUCTION The valiant M. and I are on our way to Shanghai to present a paper on the use of Rasch measurement in testing. The first part of our journey will take us from Zürich to Stockholm on SWISS. GETTING … Continue reading

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Air Serbia, Business Class – Airbus A 319: Belgrade to Zürich

INTRODUCTION Belgrade is a strange place, when you think of it. First of all, it’s not exactly pretty. There are a few elegant buildings that look as though they were recently done up, scattered around the city. But the vast … Continue reading

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Air Baltic, Business Class – Boeing B 737-300: Riga to Zürich

INTRODUCTION It’s Friday morning and time for me to return to Switzerland. I enjoyed my trip to Riga. Above all, the Latvians were really excellent hosts and took good care of me. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT My flight will be … Continue reading

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Air Baltic, Business Class – Boeing B 737-300: Zürich to Riga

INTRODUCTION Today I’m on my way to Riga. And just in case you’re wondering what on earth I’m doing right now, travelling from one country to another, I should explain that this is all part of the research I am … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Bombardier CS100: Luxembourg to Zürich

INTRODUCTION It’s Friday afternoon, so it’s time for me to pack my bags and make my way back to Switzerland. The flying Dutchman has kindly offered to drop me off at the airport before returning to the office to do … Continue reading

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TAP Air Portugal, Business Class – Airbus A 319: Lisbon to Luxembourg

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT My meeting yesterday was close to the airport, which is why I decided to stay at the TRYP Lisbon airport hotel for just the one night. The TRYP is a nice hotel with spacious rooms and … Continue reading

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Royal Air Maroc, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Casablanca to Paris Orly

INTRODUCTION I wake up this morning to find it’s raining. The light outside is strange, with the sun trying to push through the cloud while the rain is still pelting down. We’ve heard all sorts of horror stories about how … Continue reading

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