Tag Archives: Amsterdam

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

This year, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is celebrating its centenery – one hundred years of continuous service under the same name and brand, making it the oldest airline in the world. This year, British Airways also decided it was time … Continue reading

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KLM, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Zürich to Amsterdam

Winterthur has, undoubtedly, the ugliest railway station in all of Switzerland. Right after Mumpf station, which looks like it was built from one ugly slab of concrete. But hey, no judgement… So the holidays are definitely over and I’m back … Continue reading

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Amsterdam to Bergen

Transfer in Amsterdam Amsterdam Schiphol overtook Frankfurt a while back as Europe’s third busiest airport. And I think it’s beginning to show. And I don’t necessarily mean that in a good way. Where previously one of the airport’s strongest points … Continue reading

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Zürich to Amsterdam

INTRODUCTION On Tuesday afternoon I leave the office just before 16h. I’m catching the 16h01 train to the airport for a 17h30 departure with KLM to Amsterdam. It’s a lovely day here in Winterthur, with nice sunny weather and balmy … Continue reading

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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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