Category Archives: Economy Class

Luxair, Economy Class – Dash 8-400: Paris to Luxembourg

My flight from Zagreb arrives at terminal 2E, which is used for non-Schengen flights. My flight to Luxembourg will be departing from terminal 2G, which is reserved for regional aircraft ops. The security check is done in terminal 2E. From … Continue reading

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Air France, Airbus A 320 – Economy Class: Zagreb to Paris Charles de Gaulle

The journey from Zagreb to the airport takes 18 minutes by Uber. Within walking distance of the Canopy Hotel, where I was staying, is also the bus terminal, from where Croatia Airlines operates a bus service to the airport. Zagreb … Continue reading

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Croatia Airlines, Economy Class – Dash 8-400: Zürich to Zagreb

This week has me combining two trips into one. First, today I shall travel to Zagreb to attend a meeting. And then from there, I shall travel to Luxembourg to give another course. The nice thing about Croatia Airlines’ evening … Continue reading

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Easyjet, Airbus A 320: Madrid to Basel

I spend a lovely day at the Campo Juan Carlos, a large park close to the exposition area of Madrid and easily accessible by metro. Easyjet really is quite okay if you ignore the boarding experience, which I find unpleasant … Continue reading

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British Airways, Airbus A319 – Economy Class: London Heathrow to Basel

For my return flight to Switzerland, I’ll be travelling with British Airways from London’s Heathrow airport. The main reason being that there is currently no direct service from London City airport to Basel. You may have noticed that there are … Continue reading

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Air France, Economy Class – Airbus A 318: Zürich to Paris CDG 2

Date: 10. January 2019Origin: Zürich KlotenDestination: Paris Charles de Gaulle, Terminal 2FSeat: 10FFlight time: 57 minutes INTRODUCTION Considering he’s an aerospace engineer, and rather a good one at that, it really is quite astounding just how little my friend, the … Continue reading

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TAP Air Portugal, Economy Class – Embraer 195: Porto to Lisbon

INTRODUCTION Porto is a nice, modern city with a lot of tradition. It’s also very touristy. In Porto I stayed at the Intercontinental, but to be honest, I don’t think I’d stay there again. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT From the … Continue reading

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Air France by HOP, Economy Class – CRJ700: Paris Orly to Basel

INTRODUCTION The last time I saw Tutankhamun was more than twenty years ago, when I was in Cairo studying Arabic. And so, when I read that there would be an exhibition with artefacts from his vast tomb treasure in Paris, … 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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KLM Cityhopper, Economy Class – Embraer 175: Amsterdam to Basel

INTRODUCTION I spend a very relaxing day in Amsterdam. I go to De Bakerswinkel for breakfast in the centre of Amsterdam and then indulge in a spot of retail therapy to revive the spirits. It’s still very windy here in … Continue reading

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