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Cathay Dragon, Economy Class – Airbus A 320: Hong Kong to Shanghai Pudong

INTRODUCTION Originally, we were supposed to continue to Shanghai on Sunday, the day after we arrived in Hong Kong. But then Typhoon Ampil had other ideas, our flight to Shanghai was cancelled and instead, we ended up staying in Hong … Continue reading

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Malaysia Airlines, Business Class – A 330-300: Kuala Lumpur to Brisbane

INTRODUCTION I am feeling surprisingly fresh, all things considered. I woke up at 05:30 on 26 December to catch my flight from Zürich to Paris. And save for two hours’ sleep on the flight from Paris to Kuala Lumpur, I’ve … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – A 330-300: Hong Kong to Perth

INTRODUCTION I spend my last day in Hong Kong walking through the narrow streets of Wan Chai and its many food markets. The sights, sounds and above all the smells are not for the faint of heart but they give … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – B 777-300ER: Hong Kong to Frankfurt

INTRODUCTION I just disembarked from a Cathay Pacific Airways B 777-300ER, arriving from Singapore. I now have another two hours to kill before my next flight to Frankfurt. TRANSIT / SECURITY CHECK IN HONG KONG Location: Security check-point adjacent to … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – B 777-300ER: Singapore to Hong Kong

INTRODUCTION In Singapore I spend the entire week at the Singapore Air Show, as an exhibitor in the Swiss Pavilion. It’s certainly been an interesting week. Not only do I get up close and personal with Qatar’s gorgeous B 787, … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific, Business Class – B777-300: Bangkok to Singapore

INTRODUCTION The unrest in Thailand, and in Bangkok in particular, is having a serious and damaging impact on the nation’s economy and reputation abroad. And the longer this situation lasts, the worse it will become. But alas, for the time … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – A 330-300: Hong Kong to Bangkok

INTRODUCTION After three days in Hong Kong it’s now time for me to move on to my next destination, which is Bangkok, where I shall be visiting a friend who now lives in the Thai capital. I’ve enjoyed this stay … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific, Business Class – B 777-300 to Hong Kong

INTRODUCTION I just disembarked from a British Airways A 319 flight from Basel. My next stop will be Hong Kong. I am going there by Cathay Pacific Airways Business Class. TRANSIT IN HEATHROW Transport: Direct shuttle bus from T5 to … Continue reading

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British Airways, Business Class – A 319: Basel to Heathrow and beyond…

My very first long-haul trip ever was in 1994, in the gap year before I started university. I flew from Zürich to Hong Kong in Economy Class aboard a Cathay Pacific B 747-400. Back in those days Cathay Pacific had … Continue reading

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