Tag Archives: London

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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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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Easyjet, Economy – A 320: London Gatwick to Basel

INTRODUCTION This one may surprise a few people. I know two of my assistants at work were stunned when I told them what I was planning. It’s frightening how well they know me. But yes, there you have it: I’m … Continue reading

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