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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Bombardier CSeries: Zürich to Luxembourg

INTRODUCTION As some of the more regular readers of this blog will know, I’m not exactly a fan of Lufthansa and the Lufthansa group of airlines. But sometimes, circumstances change and we can either adapt to them or spend a … Continue reading

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Helvetic Airways, Economy Class – Embraer 190: Zürich to Milan Malpensa

INTRODUCTION Finally! It’s time for my well-deserved winter vacation and man, do I need it! I’ve so busy getting things finished that I feel as though I completely missed most of Christmas cheer this year. But anyway, I’ve submitted my … Continue reading

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SWISS, Business Class – Bombardier CS100: Zürich to Paris-Roissy

  Date: 10. September 2016. Departure: 12:35 Arrival: 13:55 Flight time: 1 hour. Seat: 1F, window on the starboard side. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Transport: Train. Journey time: 1 hour 27 minutes. Departs from: Basel SBB. Arrives: Zürich Flughafen. Cost: … Continue reading

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Austrian Airlines, Economy Class – Bombardier Q400: Zürich to Lugano

Date: 31. August 2016. Departure: 09:35. Arrival: 10:10. Flight time: 35 minutes. Seat: 15F, then 9A. INTRODUCTION Lugano airport is located in a narrow valley, closed in by steep hills on three sides. In addition, the lake just south of … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Zürich to Malta

Date: 11. July 2016. Departure: 12:00. Arrival: 14:15. Flight time: 2 hours 15 minutes. Seat: 1F. INTRODUCTION Well that was quick. Yesterday late afternoon I arrived back in Zürich from Lanzarote. It is now ten o’clock on Monday morning and … Continue reading

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Edelweiss Air, Business Class – Airbus A 320: Lanzarote to Zürich

Date: 10. July 2016. Departure: 12:00. Arrival: 16:45. Flight time: 3 hours 45 minutes. Seat: 2F, window on the starboard side. INTRODUCTION Okay, next attempt to get home. It is now Sunday morning just after 10 as I check out … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, First Class – A 340-300: Bangkok to Zürich

INTRODUCTION Previously, LX180 left Zürich at around 22h45 to arrive in Bangkok early in the afternoon the next day. The aircraft would then stand around in Bangkok until the evening for a departure around midnight, to arrive in Zürich just … Continue reading

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Austrian Airlines, Business Class – Boeing B 777-200: Tokyo Narita to Basel via Vienna

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT Transport: Narita Express train. Departs from: Yokohama station. Frequency: Roughly every 90 minutes but varies depending on the time of day. Journey time: 1 hour and 48 minutes. Fare: ¥4290 one way including mandatory seat reservation. … Continue reading

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Lufthansa, Business Class – Embraer 190: Feeding into the mega hub

CHECK-IN Location: Departures on the first floor. Facilities: Self-service machines and dedicated counters. Counters: There are three counters (64 – 66) available for Star Alliance flights in check-in hall 1 on the Swiss side of the terminal, although only one … Continue reading

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Malaysia Airlines, First Class – A 380: Paris to Kuala Lumpur

“I have spent weeks in the dessert, forgetting to look at the moon, as a married man may spend days never looking into the face of his wife. These are not sins of omission but signs of preoccupation.” – The … Continue reading

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