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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Airbus A 321: Zürich to London Heathrow

I finish teaching early today, mainly because the audio system in the classroom I’m using is inop and nobody had bothered to tell me. Today was my last time teaching this particular class, which is a shame really, because they … Continue reading

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Etihad Airways, First Class – Airbus A 380: Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow

Date: 17. April 2017. Departure: 07:50. Arrival: 12:30. Flight time: 7 hours 20 minutes. Seat: 2H, aisle seat. INTRODUCTION It’s just gone five in the morning as I exit the Plaza Premium airport hotel in terminal 1 and make my … Continue reading

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Etihad Airways, Business Class – Airbus A 321: Colombo to Abu Dhabi

Date: 16. April 2017. Departure: 21:10. Arrival: 00: 35. Flight time: 4 hours 25 minutes. Seat: 2A, window. INTRODUCTION Time to move on. I wouldn’t have minded staying in Sri Lanka a little while longer. I’ve rather enjoyed being here. … Continue reading

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SriLankan, Business Class – Airbus A 330-300: Kuala Lumpur to Colombo

Date: 14. April 2017. Departure: 15:05. Arrival: 16:10. Flight time: 3 hours 15 minutes. Seat: 6K. INTRODUCTION At last, a new airline! This will be my first trip on SriLankan and my first visit to Sri Lanka. I must say, … Continue reading

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Oman Air, Business Class – Airbus A 330-300: Muscat to Kuala Lumpur

Date: 13. April 2017. Departure: 10:10. Arrival: 20:40. Flight time: 6 hours 30 minutes. Seat: 10A, window. TRANSFER IN MUSCAT Upon entering the terminal building in Muscat, transit passengers turn left and then head up one floor to transit security … Continue reading

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Oman Air, Business Class – Boeing B 787-9: Zürich to Muscat

Date: 12. April 2017. Departure: 21:50. Arrival: 05:57. Flight time: 6 hours 7 minutes. Seat: 15A, window. INTRODUCTION Tomorrow is Maundy Thursday. In Switzerland Good Friday and Easter Monday are bank holidays so all public services and most offices and … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways, Business Class – Airbus A 350: Doha to Frankfurt

Date: 17. February 2017. Departure: 08:00. Arrival: 12:10. Flight time: 6 hours 10 minutes. Seat: 4A. INTRODUCTION I have just enough time to upload and post my review of the Melbourne to Doha leg, and then it is already time … 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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Qatar Airways, Business Class – Airbus A 350: Doha to Adelaide

Date: 09. February 2017. Departure: 21:15. Arrival: 17:40. Flight time: 12 hours 30 minutes. Seat: 3K, starboard window seat. INTRODUCTION I have just enough time to post the report of my flight from Frankfurt to Doha before it is time … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways, Business Class – Boeing B 787-8: Frankfurt to Doha

Date: 09. February 2017. Departure: 10:45. Arrival: 18:30. Flight time: 5 hours 30 minutes. Seat: 2 K, starboard. CHECK-IN Terminal 1, hall C. Qatar Airways has its own dedicated check-in counters. There are two counters for Business Class passengers. LOUNGE … Continue reading

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