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KLM Cityhopper, Economy Class – Fokker 70: curtain call

INTRODUCTION This post is not so much about the flight experience – after all, KLM has received its fair share of coverage here over the years. No, today marks the end of revenue service for the Fokker 70 with KLM … 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 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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Austrian Airlines, Business Class – Fokker 70: Vienna to Basel

TRANSFER IN VIENNA I have one hour before my flight to Basel departs. Fortunately there are not that many people at the airport and so I manage to quickly clear immigration and security. Since my last visit to Vienna last … Continue reading

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

INTRODUCTION Normally I make a point of arriving at the airport about two hours before departure – just in case. But I have now been travelling for five weeks – sixteen flights later and to be quite honest, I think … Continue reading

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KLM City Hopper, Business Class – Embraer E-190: Amsterdam to Basel

INTRODUCTION June has been rather busy so far. I’ve now been travelling for two weeks and I’ve only just reached the halfway point. The beginning of the month saw me flying to Luxembourg, where I gave a course. From Luxembourg … Continue reading

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KLM City Hopper, Economy Class – Embraer ERJ-190: Mont de Marsan to Basel via Amsterdam

Introduction It’s Friday and I’ve just completed another course with my two colleagues in Mont de Marsan. Just in case you’re wondering, Mont de Marsan is a nice, sleepy little town roughly 80 minutes by car due south of Bordeaux. … Continue reading

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KLM, Business Class – B737-800: Amsterdam to Lisbon

INTRODUCTION It’s Sunday morning. Exactly 72 hours after I arrived in Amsterdam from Montreal on the mighty MD-11 I find myself, again, taxiing off the runway towards the apron. It’s even the same runway we used three days ago! It’s … Continue reading

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KLM City Hopper, Economy Class – Fokker F 70: Basel to Amsterdam

INTRODUCTION Christmas is barely over. No more office parties, no more presents to pack and others unpack and the tree is already starting to look worse for wear. After spending the 24th and 25th in the company of dear family … Continue reading

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KLM City Hopper, Business Class – Embraer 190: Amsterdam to London Heathrow

INTRODUCTION It’s 07h30 in the morning on Maundy Thursday. I’ve just arrived in Amsterdam on a KLM MD-11 from Montreal. I’ve decided to make the most of the long Easter weekend and visit Toledo in Spain. Of course the easiest … Continue reading

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