Category Archives: Economy Class

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

INTRODUCTION For my return trip back to Basel I normally take the KLM flight at 18h20, which gets me into Basel at 21h45. But today I’ve decided to travel via Paris, mainly due to the fact that my meeting already … Continue reading

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Shame on you Lufthansa!

I’m on my way back from Ancona to Munich on LH1959. I am seated by the window on 6A. Across the aisle on 5F a gentleman is sitting on his own. The aisle seat next to him on 5D is … Continue reading

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Air Dolomiti, Economy Class – Basel to Munich

INTRODUCTION I’m on may way to Recanati on Italy’s Adriatic cost to attend a meeting on language training for the military. The best option for me to get to Recanati is to fly with Lufthansa via Munich to Ancona. In … Continue reading

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KLM, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-800: 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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