Category Archives: Business Class

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

INTRODUCTION March 31 2019 marks the beginning of the northern hemisphere summer schedule for air travel, and the change to the new schedule is usually when airlines launch operations to new destinations. Today, TAP Air Portugal is launching a new, … Continue reading

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TAP Express, Business Class – Embraer 190: Zürich to Porto

INTRODUCTION Taking this trip is probably not a good idea. Four weeks after the pain started, my back is still no better. But, in the end I couldn’t resist. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT I catch the 16h31 train from Winterthur, … Continue reading

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Air France, Business Class – Airbus A 380: Paris CDG to Dubai

TRANSFER IN CDG 2 Immediately behind the immigration booths in Terminal 2G is the exit to the bus stop for the airside busses that connect to the other terminals. Terminal 2E M is served by the red line. Frequencies vary … Continue reading

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Luxair, Business Class – Bombardier Q400: Luxembourg to Paris CDG

INTRODUCTION The Ibis at Luxembourg airport is currently in the process of being refurbished. And I think that’s probably a good thing. The room I’m in is nice enough, but the public areas are starting to look grubby. The carpets … Continue reading

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Amsterdam to Bergen

Transfer in Amsterdam Amsterdam Schiphol overtook Frankfurt a while back as Europe’s third busiest airport. And I think it’s beginning to show. And I don’t necessarily mean that in a good way. Where previously one of the airport’s strongest points … Continue reading

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