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TAP Air Portugal, Business Class – Airbus A 319: Lisbon to Luxembourg

GETTING TO THE AIRPORT My meeting yesterday was close to the airport, which is why I decided to stay at the TRYP Lisbon airport hotel for just the one night. The TRYP is a nice hotel with spacious rooms and … Continue reading

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Luxair, Economy Class – Boeing B 737-700: Luxembourg to Lisbon

INTRODUCTION I’m on my way to Lisbon for a meeting in the afternoon. Fortunately, the fairly large expat community of Portuguese in Luxembourg means that there are numerous flights between Luxembourg’s Findel airport and beautiful Lisbon. GETTING TO THE AIRPORT … Continue reading

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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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Air Nostrum, Business Class – Bombardier CRJ1000: Madrid to Casablanca

INTRODUCTION It’s Wednesday morning and we’re running a day late, which means we’re going to miss the start of the user group meeting in Mohammedia. On a positive note though, it’s an absolutely gorgeous day here in Madrid. We take … 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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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Airbus A 330-300: Dubai to Zürich

INTRODUCTION I check out of the Doubletree in Al Barsha at around 21h00 on Thursday evening and make my way to the airport for the flight back to Switzerland. The departure time is scheduled for 01h35. I really don’t like … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, Business Class – Airbus A 330-300 Luxembourg via Zürich to Dubai

INTRODUCTION Today I’m on my way from Luxembourg to Dubai. As there are currently no direct flights between the two cities, I have a choice of connecting flights with either BA, KL, AF, LH, TK or LX. I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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Helvetic Airways, Business Class – Fokker F100: Zürich to Luxembourg

INTRODUCTION I’m in my second week of a five-week travel marathon. I was in Luxembourg last week. Today I shall be heading in the same direction again, before continuing farther afield on Tuesday. It’s Easter Monday and the sun has … Continue reading

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Swiss International Air Lines, Economy Class – ERJ 190: London City to Zürich

INTRODUCTION Sweet Dreams (are made of this) was first released back in 1983, when music videos were still in their infancy and I was nine years old. I actually remember the first time I saw the video of Sweet Dreams. … Continue reading

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

INTRODUCTON The course with the Romanian ANSP goes well. With that out of the way, it’s time for me to pack up my bags and head back home. On the return flight I’m travelling with SWISS, mainly because they have … Continue reading

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