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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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KLM, Business Class – Airbus A 330-200: Basel via Amsterdam to Kuwait

INTRODUCTION Please don’t tell me it’s going to be another one of those trips… I am on my way to Kuwait to attend an ICAO meeting/workshop on the implementation of the language proficiency requirements. I am one of the speakers … Continue reading

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

INTRODUCTION I spend three days giving a course to a group of Spanish and Portuguese participants. It has been a fun three days and our Spanish host were very welcoming and hospitable. Of course it also helped that the weather … Continue reading

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KLM Cityhopper, Business Class – Fokker F 70: Haugesund to Amsterdam

INTRODUCTION You may, perhaps, be wondering where on earth Haugesund is. It is a small town located more or less halfway between Stavanger and Bergen in Norway. I am in Haugesund with the tall and blond M. to visit a … Continue reading

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

INTRODUCTION On Friday evening I arrived in Amsterdam on a flight from Warsaw. I spend a lovely weekend in Amsterdam enjoying the fine weather and today I shall continue my journey from Amsterdam to Zürich and from there on to … Continue reading

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Going for a run in… Amsterdam

I wake up at around six on Saturday morning and decide to go out for a jog before the city wakes up. From my hotel I first head in the direction of the Rijks Museum. I cross the huge square … Continue reading

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