Tag Archives: London

British Airways, Business Class – Airbus A 320: London Heathrow to Basel

TRANSFER IN HEATHROW I just arrived in London from Madrid on a Boeing 777-200. By the time the bus ejects me on the ground floor of Terminal 5, I have one hour left to make my connection to Basel. So … Continue reading

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British Airways, Club Class – Boeing B 777-200: Madrid to London Heathrow

TRANSFER IN BARAJAS My flight from Jerez comes to a standstill on stand K103, which is the one but last stand on the north side of Madrid’s terminal 4. My onward connection will be departing from gate S35 in the … Continue reading

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SkyWork, Economy Class – Saab 2000: London City to Basel

Date: 14. May 2017. Departure: 19:40. Arrival: 22:00. Flight time: 1 hour 20 minutes. Seat: 1F, window. INTRODUCTION I just landed in Heathrow on a Boeing B 747-400 of British Airways, coming from Mexico City. I have to say, Europe … Continue reading

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British Airways, Club Class – Boeing B 747-400: Mexico City to Heathrow

Date: 13. May 2017. Departure: 21:50. Arrival: 13:30. Flight time: 9 hours 50 minutes. Seat: 62K, window. INTRODUCTION This has been one of the most tiring trips I have made in a very long time, so I’m rather glad it’s … Continue reading

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British Airways, Club Class – Boeing B 747-400: Heathrow to Mexico

Date: 06. May 2017. Departure: 14:20. Arrival: 19:30.Flight time: 11 hours 10 minutes. Seat: 62J, aisle on the upper deck INTRODUCTION My flight from Rome touches down in Heathrow at around 09h40 local time, which means I have about four … Continue reading

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British Airways, Club Class – Airbus A 320: Rome to Heathrow

Date: 06. May 2017. Departure: 08:00. Arrival: 09:30 Flight time: 2 hours 30 minutes. Seat: 1F, window. INTRODUCTION My journey begins at 06h00 in the morning as I step outside the hotel to make my way to the airport for … Continue reading

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Hotel Esplanade Zagreb

Once upon a time, a very long time ago and long before the age of airspace congestion and low cost carriers, when travel still had the aura of glamour and adventure and passengers travelled with a set of valises and … Continue reading

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Air France, Economy Class Extra – Boeing B 787-9: Heathrow to Roissy

Date: 25 March 2017. Departure: 10:30. Arrival: 12:04. Flight time: 30 minutes. Aircraft: Boeing B 787-9 Seat: 10B, aisle seat in the second row of the Economy Class Extra cabin. INTRODUCTION It’s 07:30 on a Saturday morning as I step … Continue reading

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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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Singapore Airlines, Business Class – Airbus A 380: New York JFK to Frankfurt

Date: 25. August 2016. Departure: 21h30. Arrival: 15h30. Flight time: 8 hours, plus 5 hours sitting around. Seat: 14A. INTRODUCTION The last time I took the Singapore Airlines flight from New York to Frankfurt was on 17 January 2008, on … Continue reading

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