Tag Archives: Amsterdam

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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British Airways, Club World – Boeing B 747-400: Kuwait to London and Amsterdam

INTRODUCTION The conference in Kuwait has gone well and our host, the Kuwaiti Directorate General of Civil Aviation has been very generous and hospitable. But now it is time for me to move on. I am not quite going home … Continue reading

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