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British Airways, Economy Class – Airbus A 319: Basel to Heathrow

Date: 25 March 2017. Departure: 07:00. Arrival: 07:30. Flight time: 1 hour 30 minutes. Aircraft: Airbus A 319. Seat: 10A, window seat on the exit row. This is more of a commentary than a trip report. At the beginning of … Continue reading

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Aer Lingus, Economy Class – Airbus A 320: Shannon to London Heathrow

Date: 03 December 2016. Departure: 08h50. Arrival: 10h10. Flight time: 1 hour 20 minutes. Seat: 10F. INTRODUCTION I always enjoy the courses in Ireland very much. The people are all very welcoming and friendly and wherever you go, you can … Continue reading

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Brussels Airlines, Business Class – Airbus A 320: London Heathrow to Brussels

Date: 11. September 2016. Departure: 11:30. Arrival: 13:15. Flight time: 40 minutes. Seat: 2F, window on the starboard side. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Transport: Heathrow Express. Journey time: 17 minutes. Departs from: London Paddington Station. Arrives: Heathrow Central. Cost: GBP22 … 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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British Airways, Club Class – A 320: Sofia to London Heathrow

INTRODUCTION I rather like Sofia. It’s a bit hard to explain. I like that fact that it’s much smaller than Bucharest, so the place feels a lot quieter and more relaxed. Moreover, there is a city centre which has a … 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, Club Class – A 319: Basel to Oxford via Heathrow T5

INTRODUCTION Him again! Yes, me. Perhaps I ought to warn you, I think you better brace yourself to have quite a few trip reports of mine coming your way over the next few weeks. Sometime towards the end of the … Continue reading

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British Airways, Business Class – Airbus A 321: London to Amsterdam

My vacation is quickly drawing to an end, but at least it will be a gentle re-acclimatisation. Yesterday I arrived in London from Japan. So theoretically today I could simply fly home to Basel and that’s that. It would even … Continue reading

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Japan Airlines, Business Class – Boeing B 777-300ER: arriving in London

For the second meal I decide to go with the onion and chicken curry with rice. For dessert I have a plate of fresh fruit. I spend the rest of the flight looking out the window and admiring that lovely … Continue reading

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Japan Airlines, Business Class – Boeing B 777-300ER: leaving Tokyo…

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT In Tokyo I spend my last night in Japan at the Century Southern Tower Hotel in Shinjuku, which is in walking distance of the railway station and actually overlooks the railway tracks. Shinjuku is a convenient … Continue reading

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