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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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Royal Air Maroc, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Casablanca to Paris Orly

INTRODUCTION I wake up this morning to find it’s raining. The light outside is strange, with the sun trying to push through the cloud while the rain is still pelting down. We’ve heard all sorts of horror stories about how … Continue reading

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Germania, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-700: Zürich to Rostock

INTRODUCTION Admittedly, I know I’m an embarrassment to all self-respecting southern Europeans, given that I really don’t handle the heat very well. On the other hand, having said that, it really is unusually hot in Switzerland right now – with … Continue reading

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Virgin Australia, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Adelaide to Melbourne

Date: 09. February 2017. Departure: 19:20. Arrival: 20:20. Flight time: 1 hour. Seat: 2F, window on the starboard of the aircraft. INTRODUCTION I step off Qatar’s Airbus A 350 and make my way to immigration, which is deserted. From what … Continue reading

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Garuda, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Jakarta to Kuala Lumpur

Date: 22. December 2016. Departure: Scheduled at 14:10, departed at 16:30. Arrival: Scheduled at 17:45, landed at 19:25. Flight time: 1 hour 55 minutes. Seat: 8K, window. TRANSFER IN JAKARTA: Upon entering the terminal I follow the signs marked ‘transfer … Continue reading

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Garuda Airways, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Hong Kong to Jakarta

Date: 22 December 2016. Departure: 09:30 Arrival: 13:00 Flight time: 4 hours 30 minutes. Seat: 8K, window. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Transport: Complimentary hotel shuttle. Journey time: 10 minutes. Arrives: Terminal 1, departures level. Frequency: There is a shuttle every … 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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Air Europa, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Madrid to Lanzarote

Date: 09. July 2016. Departure: 09:25. Arrival: 10:50. Flight time: 2 hours 25 minutes. Seat: 1A, window seat. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Transport: Complimentary hotel shuttle. Journey time: 10 minutes. Departs from: Outside the hotel lobby. Arrives: Departures level of … 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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