Category Archives: Business Class

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

INTRODUCTION On Tuesday afternoon I leave the office just before 16h. I’m catching the 16h01 train to the airport for a 17h30 departure with KLM to Amsterdam. It’s a lovely day here in Winterthur, with nice sunny weather and balmy … Continue reading

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Lufthansa Cityline, Business Class – Bombardier CRJ-900: Frankfurt to Basel

TRANSFER IN FRANKURT My flight from Malta comes to an end at the C pier, which is just about the worst thing that can happen to you if you’re connecting through Frankfurt onto another Schengen flight. Because although passengers exit … Continue reading

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Air Malta, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Malta to Frankfurt

INTRODUCTION So eventually the marathon had to be cancelled because of the storm. And what a storm it was! I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything quite like it. On Sunday morning I fire up the flightradar24 app just for … Continue reading

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Lufthansa, Business Class – Airbus A 320: München to Malta

TRANSFER IN MUNICH Lufthansa and its Star Alliance partners all call Terminal 2 home. The bus ejects me at the main terminal building. My onward connection to Malta will be departing from K09, which is the Schengen concourse in the … Continue reading

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Lufthansa Cityline, Business Class – CRJ-900: Basel to München

INTRODUCTION I’m on my way to Malta. Tomorrow is the Malta marathon that I was planning on participating in. But it’s looking like that may not be happening after all. First of all, I have a collapsed arch, which doesn’t … Continue reading

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

Introduction I have a colleague at work. For argument’s sake, let’s call him Mr. Bighead. In any case, Mr. Bighead worked on the development of the Bombardier CSeries. He recently gave me his candid, and of course totally unbiased opinion … Continue reading

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The 1898 Post Hotel, Gent – Belgium

The city of Gent lies roughly halfway between Bruges and Brussels. It is the second largest city in the Flemish part of the country and home to one of the largest and most prestigious universities in Belgium today. It’s also … Continue reading

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Bruges, Belgium

Bruges is one of those places that people will start raving about when you mention it, even if they’ve never been there themselves. I think it’s probably a similar effect to when people talk about Venice. And so, rather than … Continue reading

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Luxembourg to Brussels by Car and the Belgian State Railways

On Friday afternoon I hitch a ride with the flying Dutchman from Luxembourg to Liège, which is about a ninety minute drive from Luxembourg in good traffic. In Liège I head across the square to the main entrance of the … Continue reading

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