#1763 – Flying Business Class with LATAM Chile

ENGLISH My LATAM Chile’s fifth-freedom Madrid – Frankfurt flight which I took this weekend was in business class. And this post is a trip report of this sector. So without further ado, let the trip report begin 🙂 . *** LA 704 (Madrid – Frankfurt) Flight: LATAM Chile LA 704 Equipment: Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner reg…

#1762 – An AvGeek Weekend Story

ENGLISH As my Instagram followers would have known by now, I went on another weekend trip this weekend. And yes, this trip was another edition of my newly established “Avgeek Weekend Trip” series! And this trip was so awesome because it involved a flight which was both: A fifth freedom flight; AND I flew in a “real”…

#1761 – Some Stories from This Week

ENGLISH Summer Solstice This Tuesday was the summer solstice in the Netherlands, which means it was the longest day this year in term of the sunlight. One thing I love about summer in a four-seasons country is the longer days. The sun rises early and, more importantly, sets very late. For instance, here is how…

#1760 – My 2016 Roland Garros Trip (Part III: Roland Garros (Sunday))

ENGLISH Posts in the My 2016 Roland Garros Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Roland Garros (Saturday) 3. Part II: Paris 4. Part III: Roland Garros (Sunday) *** While I arrived at Stade Roland Garros some 20 minutes later than my Saturday visit, I was still one of the first spectators to enter the site today,…

#1759 – My 2016 Roland Garros Trip (Part II: Paris)

ENGLISH Posts in the My 2016 Roland Garros Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Roland Garros (Saturday) 3. Part II: Paris 4. Part III: Roland Garros (Sunday) *** Getting to/from Paris Obviously I chose to fly to get to/from Paris, haha 😆 . Flight: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines KL1233 and KL1234 Equipment: Boeing 737-800 reg PH-BXY and Boeing…

#1758 – Some June Stories

ENGLISH A Collaboration At work, in general I am busy working on the writing of my dissertation. However, there is also one project which I am involved in which I need (and want) to do as much as I can this summer before my contract ends. It is an interesting project where I collaborate with…

#1756 – Two Job Interviews

ENGLISH So I have decided that I want to switch path to industry after I finish my PhD. For that, thankfully I have got a very exciting job which I will start this October in Amsterdam. And here is the story of how I got the job. *** The Vacancies Early in April, I got a…