#2351 – An Avgeek Weekend in Toulouse

ENGLISH So as I mentioned some time ago, I went on a weekend trip to Toulouse in mid-November. And here is the story of this trip. While technically I have “been” to Toulouse once, that was seven years ago. Back then my parents and I were on our way from Lourdes (about two hours away…

#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…

#2215 – Flying Joon in Economy

ENGLISH Background Late last year, Air France announced the formation of their newest subsidiary, Joon, that was branded as the new generation of travel with Air France, targetted for millennials. It is well-known, though, that the real reason behind the formation of yet another airline under the Air France brand is the lower cost Air…

#1646 – Photo Tales (27)

ENGLISH Heck, let’s just make this week an aviation related week in term of the posts which I publish 😆 . Here are a couple of photos from my departure trip to India with Etihad Airways. *** Photo #58 When using the IFE to watch a movie/tv-show, before the programme started an advertisement was always played. And…

#1395 – Back in Holland

ENGLISH Today I went back to the Netherlands after spending half a week in Paris for the French Open, the second grandslam tournament of the year. I arrived there on Wednesday and went to the tournament for three straight days from Thursday until Saturday. And obviously I am still too tired now to start writing…

#1314 – 39 Hours Trip Back to the Netherlands

ENGLISH So right now I am already back in the Netherlands! Hehehe 😎 . And this trip back to the Netherlands took literally 39 hours since I left my parents’ house at Yogyakarta until I arrived at my apartment in Delft! Why so long? Well, here is the story. p.s: I think this will be…

#1305 – First Two Times Flying with Airbus A380s

ENGLISH So you know that I was flying on an Airbus A380-800 two days ago and you know the reason I was flying was because I was on my way to Indonesia for my one month vacation. So here is the story 😀 (I am soo jetlagged in Singapore anyway so I am writing this…

#1304 – Posting at 35000 Feet!

So this is a special post. Special because I am posting this while flying at 35000 feet! I mean, NOW I am flying! Huahaha. And yes, they have wifi onboard. Not free though but the price is okay (especiaoly if you want to show off, lol 😆 ). Anyway, now I am on board an…