Category Archives: Business Class

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

It’s Friday evening and I’m finally on my way home. The flying Dutchman drops me off at Luxembourg airport on his way back to Holland. The journey from Kirchberg, where the offices are, to the airport is only about 15 … Continue reading

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KLM, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Zürich to Amsterdam

Winterthur has, undoubtedly, the ugliest railway station in all of Switzerland. Right after Mumpf station, which looks like it was built from one ugly slab of concrete. But hey, no judgement… So the holidays are definitely over and I’m back … 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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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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Helvetic Airways, Embraer 190 – Business Class: Zürich to London City

My colleague at work, let‘s call him the talented Mr. F., recently complained about the apparent lack of any new posts on my blog in recents weeks. The talented Mr. F., incidentally, gets his name from his truly exceptional talent … 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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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Airbus A 320: London Heathrow to Zürich

TRANSFER FROM HEATHROW T4 TO T2 The Gulf Air flight from Bahrain arrives in Heathrow at 06h50, on schedule. I now have one hour and forty minutes to make my connection to the SWISS flight to Zürich, which will depart … Continue reading

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Gulf Air, Business Class – Boeing B 787-9: Bahrain to London Heathrow

TRANSFER IN BAHRAIN We pull up on our stand at 23h40 local time. Bahrain is one hour behind Dubai. There are currently some major construction works going on at Bahrain airport for a new pier and terminal, with different parts … Continue reading

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Gulf Air, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Dubai to Bahrain

INTRODUCTION The course with the Emirates Flight Training Academy in Dubai ends at lunch time on Maundy Thursday. I have the rest of the day off, which gives me some time to relax and rest before I fly home in … Continue reading

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Air France, Business Class – Boeing B 777-300: Paris to Beirut… or maybe not

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT The Sheraton at Roissy Terminal 2 is not a bad hotel. And without a doubt there’s hardly a hotel here with a better view of the apron and the runways beyond. The hotel’s main entrance is … Continue reading

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