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Garuda Indonesia, First Class – Boeing B 777-300: Jakarta to London

INTRODUCTION Three days before my flight back to London, I receive an e-mail from the Garuda First Class concierge asking me a) what I had in mind for the complimentary pick-up, b) if I had any specific dietary requirements they … Continue reading

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Skywork Airlines has suspended operations as of Sunday, 29 October 2017.

About two minutes before I board my flight to Amsterdam on Saturday, I receive a text message from Skywork Airlines informing me that they have not managed to secure an operating licence from the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation … 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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KLM Cityhopper, Business Class – Embraer 175: Inverness to Amsterdam

Date: 02. October 2016 Departure: 11:05. Arrival: 13:30. Flight time: 1 hour and 25 minutes. Seat: 2F, window on the starboard side – upgraded from 6A. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Transport: Car rental. Journey time: 45 minutes because we got … Continue reading

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KLM, Business Class – Boeing B 737-700: Zürich to Amsterdam and onward to Frankfurt

INTRODUCTION Finally, I really thought the moment would never come. But it has – at long last, it is finally time for my summer vacation. I normally tend to head East for my longer excursions. And of course it is … Continue reading

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KLM Cityhopper, Business Class – Embraer 190: Amsterdam to Aalborg

INTRODUCTION The day after I return from Malta I am on my way to Aalborg in Denmark. For me the most convenient way to get there is, as usual, with KLM. As I have already covered KLM extensively in my … Continue reading

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Transavia, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-700: Amsterdam to Palma

Date: 18. June 2016. From: Amsterdam. To: Palma. Departure: 06:30. Arrival: 08:40. Flight time: 2 hours 10 minutes. Seat: 12A, window on the port side. INTRODUCTION The meeting ends in the early afternoon on Friday. My friend, the wiry R. … Continue reading

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KLM, Business Class – Boeing B 737-700: Zürich to Amsterdam

Date: 15. June 2016. From: Zürich. To: Amsterdam. Departure: 17:35. Arrival: 19:00. Flight time: 1 hour and 25 minutes. Seat: 1A, window on the post side. INTRODUCTION Today I am on my way to Amsterdam for a meeting on Thursday … Continue reading

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KLM, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-700 & Fokker F 70: Zürich to Luxembourg via Amsterdam

INTRODUCTION This way the world ends. Not with a bang but a whimper. – T. S. Eliot Don’t worry. I’m not feeling suicidal. It’s just that this shall be my last trip for this year and after that I will … Continue reading

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KLM, Business Class – Boeing B 737-900: Barcelona via Amsterdam to Basel

INTRODUCTION I just arrived in Barcelona on the Singapore Airlines flight from Sao Paolo. We arrived in at 07h40, fifty minutes ahead of schedule. And I now have until 13h20 to make my connection to Amsterdam and then Basel on … Continue reading

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