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British Airways, Club Class – Airbus A 350-1000: London Heathrow to Madrid

Last week I returned from my Sunday run, all sticky and sweaty, only to be informed by the light of my life that we were booked to sample the British Airways A 350-1000 in a week’s time! I mean, how … Continue reading

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British Airways, Club Europe – Airbus A 320: Basel to London Heathrow

I know, I know. Carbon footprint, Greta and all that. And I have to say that I have been trying to reduce the number of private trips I make by plane. But Lord knows it’s not always easy. And so, … Continue reading

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Helvetic Airways, Embraer 190 – Business Class: Zürich to London City

My colleague at work, let‘s call him the talented Mr. F., recently complained about the apparent lack of any new posts on my blog in recents weeks. The talented Mr. F., incidentally, gets his name from his truly exceptional talent … Continue reading

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Etihad Airways, First Class – Airbus A 380: Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow

Date: 17. April 2017. Departure: 07:50. Arrival: 12:30. Flight time: 7 hours 20 minutes. Seat: 2H, aisle seat. INTRODUCTION It’s just gone five in the morning as I exit the Plaza Premium airport hotel in terminal 1 and make my … Continue reading

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Etihad Airways, Business Class – Airbus A 321: Colombo to Abu Dhabi

Date: 16. April 2017. Departure: 21:10. Arrival: 00: 35. Flight time: 4 hours 25 minutes. Seat: 2A, window. INTRODUCTION Time to move on. I wouldn’t have minded staying in Sri Lanka a little while longer. I’ve rather enjoyed being here. … Continue reading

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SriLankan, Business Class – Airbus A 330-300: Kuala Lumpur to Colombo

Date: 14. April 2017. Departure: 15:05. Arrival: 16:10. Flight time: 3 hours 15 minutes. Seat: 6K. INTRODUCTION At last, a new airline! This will be my first trip on SriLankan and my first visit to Sri Lanka. I must say, … Continue reading

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Oman Air, Business Class – Airbus A 330-300: Muscat to Kuala Lumpur

Date: 13. April 2017. Departure: 10:10. Arrival: 20:40. Flight time: 6 hours 30 minutes. Seat: 10A, window. TRANSFER IN MUSCAT Upon entering the terminal building in Muscat, transit passengers turn left and then head up one floor to transit security … Continue reading

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Oman Air, Business Class – Boeing B 787-9: Zürich to Muscat

Date: 12. April 2017. Departure: 21:50. Arrival: 05:57. Flight time: 6 hours 7 minutes. Seat: 15A, window. INTRODUCTION Tomorrow is Maundy Thursday. In Switzerland Good Friday and Easter Monday are bank holidays so all public services and most offices and … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways, Business Class – Airbus A 350: Doha to Frankfurt

Date: 17. February 2017. Departure: 08:00. Arrival: 12:10. Flight time: 6 hours 10 minutes. Seat: 4A. INTRODUCTION I have just enough time to upload and post my review of the Melbourne to Doha leg, and then it is already time … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways, Business Class – Boeing B 777-300: Melbourne to Doha

Date: 16. February 2017. Departure: 23:15. Arrival: 05:25 Flight time: 13 hours 55 minutes. Seat: 3B, aisle seat. INTRODUCTION Next Monday the new semester begins, which means it is high time for me to get a move on and head … Continue reading

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