#2248 – The End of the Airbus A380

ENGLISH Yesterday, Airbus officially announced that they had decided to stop the production of the Airbus A380, the largest passenger airplane in the world, from 2021. Only seventeen more A380s will be manufactured until then, fourteen for Emirates and three for ANA. To be honest, this is actually not surprising. For so long, it has…

#2242 – Flying JetBlue’s Reconfigured A320 “Core” Class

ENGLISH Earlier this January, I flew from Fort Lauderdale, Florida (FLL) to Austin, Texas (AUS) with JetBlue as part of my 2018 year end trip. I was looking forward to this flight as it would be my first with JetBlue, which meant I finally would get to experience first-hand the “hype” I have been reading…

#2226 – 2018 In The Air

ENGLISH Just like in 2015, 2016, and in 2017, I am going to recap my flying activities in 2018 😛 . In terms of the total number of flights, I actually flew less than I did last year, at “only” 65 flights, haha 🙈. Though distance-wise, I actually travelled further at 50,789 miles (81,737 km). And…

#2221 – A Delayed Flight Story

ENGLISH So I went on a weekend trip to Barcelona at the end of November, and for this trip I took the following routing: I took KLM’s direct Amsterdam-Barcelona late afternoon flight to Barcelona; and the Joon/Air France Barcelona-Paris-Amsterdam combo to get back to Amsterdam with a scheduled 1 hour and 20 minutes of transfer time in…