Category Archives: Business Class

SWISS, Business Class – Airbus A 220-300: Zürich to Luxembourg

INTRODUCTION It’s Monday morning and I’m on my way back to the airport in Zürich. Today I’m travelling to Luxembourg again to give another course. With me is my boss, an aerodynamicist by trade, and he looks just a wee … Continue reading

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KLM Cityhopper, Business Class – Embraer 175: London Heathrow to Amsterdam

INTRODUCTION Heathrow is having one of those days. The gusting winds mean there is more separation between the approaching aircraft, and as a result, everything seems to be running late – in some cases even as much as one hour … 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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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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SWISS, Business Class – Airbus A 220-300: Zürich to Luxembourg

INTRODUCTION It’s Monday morning. The holiday is over and I’m back to work. Today marks the first in a number of business trips that will see me travelling more or less nonstop until March. Still, never mind. If I close … Continue reading

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Air France, Business Class – Airbus A 319: Paris CDG to Zürich

TRANSFER IN CDG 2 I must admit that I am just slightly worried about my connection in Paris. After all, Roissy is a big place that sprawls over a vast area. Fortunately, it turn out that Terminals 2E and 2F … Continue reading

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Air France, Business Class – Boeing B 777-300ER: Singapore to Paris CDG

INTRODUCTION In Singapore I’m staying at the Changi Crowne Plaza Hotel, which has direct access to Terminal 3. I spend a blissfully lazy Saturday by the pool. I mean, what else could you possibly ask for? I have a room … Continue reading

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Qantas, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Townsville to Sydney via Brisbane

INTRODUCTION My time with Professor Bond is a real eye-opener. I think I was able to ask him all the questions for which I was seeking answers. Having said that, he also gave me a lot of answers to questions … 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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