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Royal Air Maroc, Business Class – Boeing B 737-800: Casablanca to Paris Orly

INTRODUCTION I wake up this morning to find it’s raining. The light outside is strange, with the sun trying to push through the cloud while the rain is still pelting down. We’ve heard all sorts of horror stories about how … Continue reading

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Iberia, Business Class, Airbus A 319: Zürich to Madrid

INTRODUCTION I’m now into my fourth week of travel and in looks like this is going to be another one of those trips…: I’m on my way to Casablanca for the user group meeting. But because I’m teaching until 13h30 … Continue reading

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Air France, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Paris Roissy to Bucharest Otopeni

INTRODUCTION I just arrived in Paris on a flight from Zürich. The walk from 2F to 2E takes about 10 minutes to complete and is quite painless. Of course it helps that the airport is not very busy. What I … Continue reading

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Air France, Business Class – Airbus A 318: Zürich to Paris Roissy

INTRODUCTION I’m on my way to Bucharest to give a course with the Romanian air navigation service provider. As I’m teaching on Tuesdays until 13h30, the direct flight with SWISS was not an option for me, because it leaves too … Continue reading

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Air France HOP/Cityjet, Economy Class – CRJ-1000/RJ85: Basel to Paris Orly/Roissy

INTRODUCTION Ever since I saw the sketch about the Death Star Canteen on Youtube, I’ve been a big fan of Eddie Izzard’s. So much so that I thought it would be cool to see him live some day. And indeed, … Continue reading

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Luxair, Economy Class – Dash 8-400: Luxembourg to Paris

INTRODUCTION For my return trip back to Basel I normally take the KLM flight at 18h20, which gets me into Basel at 21h45. But today I’ve decided to travel via Paris, mainly due to the fact that my meeting already … 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, Business Class – Airbus A 319: Paris to Madrid

Date: 25 March 2017. Departure: 15:10. Arrival: 16:50. Flight time: 1 hour 40 minutes. Aircraft: Airbus A 319. Seat: 2F, window on the second row. INTRODUCTION Terminal 2E and 2F are connected airside and you can easily make the transfer … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways, First Class – Airbus A 380: Paris-Roissy to Doha

INTRODUCTION This is where the fun starts. I must say, since my trip to Singapore with Qatar Airways in June I have become quite a fan. Back in June I was certainly impressed by the quality of Qatar’s Business Class … Continue reading

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CitizenM Paris-Roissy Airport

Here is the Link to the CitizenM website. In Paris I am staying at the CitizenM near Terminal 3 at Roissy Airport. The CitizenM is a Dutch based hotel chain, with facilities in Amsterdam, London, New York, Glasgow and Paris. … Continue reading

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