Category Archives: Economy Class

KLM, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-700: Copenhagen to Amsterdam

INTRODUCTION Time to head back home to the sweltering heat and humidity that is summer in Switzerland. Still, it was nice to escape the heat for a few days and the forecast is that the weather will start to cool … Continue reading

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Germania, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-700: Zürich to Rostock

INTRODUCTION Admittedly, I know I’m an embarrassment to all self-respecting southern Europeans, given that I really don’t handle the heat very well. On the other hand, having said that, it really is unusually hot in Switzerland right now – with … Continue reading

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SkyWork, Economy Class – Saab 2000: London City to Basel

Date: 14. May 2017. Departure: 19:40. Arrival: 22:00. Flight time: 1 hour 20 minutes. Seat: 1F, window. INTRODUCTION I just landed in Heathrow on a Boeing B 747-400 of British Airways, coming from Mexico City. I have to say, Europe … Continue reading

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Aeromexico Connect, Economy Class – Embraer 170: Querétaro to Mexico City

Date: 13. May 2017. Departure: 14:30. Arrival: 15:00. Flight time: 30 minutes. Seat: 16C, aisle. INTRODUCTION Querétaro Airport is about 35km from the old town and the journey there can take you anything between thirty minutes and two hours, depending … Continue reading

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Alitalia, Economy Class – Embraer 175: Zürich to Rome

Date: 06. May 2017. Departure: 18:42. Arrival: 19:45. Flight time: 1 hour 3 minutes. Seat: 10C, aisle. INTRODUCTION On 25 April 2017 Alitalia’s management announced that the unions had rejected the carrier’s restructuring plan, even though Etihad Airways and the … Continue reading

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Air France, Economy Class Extra – Boeing B 787-9: Heathrow to Roissy

Date: 25 March 2017. Departure: 10:30. Arrival: 12:04. Flight time: 30 minutes. Aircraft: Boeing B 787-9 Seat: 10B, aisle seat in the second row of the Economy Class Extra cabin. INTRODUCTION It’s 07:30 on a Saturday morning as I step … Continue reading

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British Airways, Economy Class – Airbus A 319: Basel to Heathrow

Date: 25 March 2017. Departure: 07:00. Arrival: 07:30. Flight time: 1 hour 30 minutes. Aircraft: Airbus A 319. Seat: 10A, window seat on the exit row. This is more of a commentary than a trip report. At the beginning of … Continue reading

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Jetstar, Economy Class – Airbus A 320: Melbourne to Hobart

Date: 11. February 2017. Departure: 11:05. Arrival: 12:05. Flight time: 54 minutes. Seat: 7F, starboard window. CHECK-IN Terminal: 4. Terminal 4 is the low cost terminal in Melbourne and home to both Jetstar and Tiger Air. Interestingly enough, there are … Continue reading

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Lufthansa, Economy Class – Airbus A 320: Zürich to Frankfurt

Date: 08. February 2017. Departure: 18:45. Arrival: 19:25. Aircraft: Airbus A 320. Flight time: 40 minutes. Seat: 20 E on the starboard INTRODUCTION After the snow the rain came. And then after the rain the cold returned. Only the grey … Continue reading

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Air Baltic, Economy Class- Boeing B 737-500: Zürich to Riga

Date: 14. January 2017. Departure: 14:20. Arrival: 17:30. Flight time: 2 hours 10 minutes. Seat: 10C, aisle on the emergency exit row. INTRODUCTION For a very long time it looked as though the Bombardier CSeries might never fly. The development … Continue reading

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