Category Archives: Economy Class

Helvetic Airways, Economy Class – Embraer 190: Oslo to Zürich

INTRODUCTION I just stepped off my flight from Haugesund. I now have three hours to make my connection to Zürich. The airline industry is a strange business. I’m flying on a ticket booked with SAS, on the code-share flight with … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Air System, SAS Go – Boeing B 737-800: Haugesund to Oslo

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT The meeting in Akrehamn finishes just before 14h00. Which is good, because I’ve ordered a taxi to take me to Haugesund’s Karmoy airport at 14h00. The journey by taxi to the airport takes roughly twenty minutes … Continue reading

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Cathay Dragon, Economy Class – Airbus A 320: Hong Kong to Shanghai Pudong

INTRODUCTION Originally, we were supposed to continue to Shanghai on Sunday, the day after we arrived in Hong Kong. But then Typhoon Ampil had other ideas, our flight to Shanghai was cancelled and instead, we ended up staying in Hong … Continue reading

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Air Serbia, Economy Class – ATR 72: Ljubljana to Belgrade

INTRODUCTION With my business here in Slovenia successfully completed, it’s time for me to head home. But of course, it would hardly be like me if I just got on a plane going directly back to Zürich. And so, instead … Continue reading

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Adria Airways, Economy Class – CRJ-900: Zürich to Ljubljana

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT My flight to Ljubljana will be departing at 15h05. So I leave the office at 13h40 to catch the 13h55 train from Winterthur, which should get me into Zürich airport at around 14h10, leaving me fifty … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Zürich to Bucharest

INTRODUCTION Yesterday was a beautiful day here in Switzerland. It’s sunny and warm but without the oppressive heat yet that you get in July or August. The vegetation is a lush, dark green and it crosses my mind for just … Continue reading

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Luxair, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-700: Luxembourg to Lisbon

INTRODUCTION I’m on my way to Lisbon for a meeting in the afternoon. Fortunately, the fairly large expat community of Portuguese in Luxembourg means that there are numerous flights between Luxembourg’s Findel airport and beautiful Lisbon. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, Economy Class – ERJ 190: London City to Zürich

INTRODUCTION Sweet Dreams (are made of this) was first released back in 1983, when music videos were still in their infancy and I was nine years old. I actually remember the first time I saw the video of Sweet Dreams. … Continue reading

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Helvetic Airways, Economy Class – Embraer 190: Zürich to Milan Malpensa

INTRODUCTION Finally! It’s time for my well-deserved winter vacation and man, do I need it! I’ve so busy getting things finished that I feel as though I completely missed most of Christmas cheer this year. But anyway, I’ve submitted my … Continue reading

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Air France HOP/Cityjet, Economy Class – CRJ-1000/RJ85: Basel to Paris Orly/Roissy

INTRODUCTION Ever since I saw the sketch about the Death Star Canteen on Youtube, I’ve been a big fan of Eddie Izzard’s. So much so that I thought it would be cool to see him live some day. And indeed, … Continue reading

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