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SWISS, Business Class – Airbus A 340: Copenhagen to Zürich

TRANSFER IN COPENHAGEN At 18h38 Astrid Viking gently glides down over the Ore Sund after a flight time of ten hours and twenty minutes, bringing to an end the long journey from Shanghai. I now have just over one hour … Continue reading

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Air France, Economy Class – A 319: Zürich to Paris-Roissy

INTRODUCTION Finally, it is time for my summer vacation. With only eleven flights, by my standards I have a very modest itinerary to cover in two weeks. The first leg of this series sees me travelling on one of Airbus’s … Continue reading

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Austrian Airlines, Economy Class – A 320: Zürich to Vienna

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Silence, as I cross the deserted square from my apartment to the main entrance of the railway station. And darkness. This is early. Four twenty five to be precise. I’m catching the four forty train to … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Avro RJ100: Basel to Copenhagen

INTRODUCTION In the week between Christmas and New Year I normally visit Japan. In 2011 however, I decided to do something different for a change. It had also been quite a stressful year so I didn’t really want to stray … Continue reading

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Darwin Airlines, Econonmy Class – Saab 2000: Zürich to Genova to Zürich

INTRODUCTION It’s the Wednesday before Ascension, and I’ve decided to travel to Genoa in Northern Italy on the new Darwin Airlines service from Zürich. I leave the office at 14h40 and head for the airport by train. Date: 16. May … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – A 320: Zürich to London Heathrow

Date: 21 July 2011 From: Zürich To: London Heathrow Airline: Swiss International Air Lines Class: Business Class Seat: 1A Aircraft: A 320   GETTING TO THE AIRPORT My journey begins, as usual, on the train from Basel to Zürich Airport … Continue reading

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