#2342 – The (New) Yogyakarta International Airport

ENGLISH One big infrastructure project that has been going on in the Yogyakarta region is the construction of a new international airport. First of all, the idea for a new airport has been there for like ages, mainly due to the limited expansion possibility of the long-serving Adisutjipto Airport. But as usual in Indonesia, this…

#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…

#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…

#2208 – AMS-MAD vv with Air Europa and KLM

ENGLISH I took an Air Europa’s widebody flight and a KLM’s flight  to get to/back from Madrid for my weekend trip this November. These two flights turned out to be quite contrasting to each other, even though both airlines being members of SkyTeam. And so consequently I felt like the experience actually enabled me to make an…

#2151 – An Aborted Landing

ENGLISH I went to Stuttgart for a weekend trip this July. And on my way there, I had an unusual yet exciting experience on my KLM Cityhopper flight. The flight was operated with an Embraer ERJ190 reg PH-EZH. It was a smooth and pleasant flight, as per KLM standard. At the time as we were already…

#2037 – 2017 In The Air

ENGLISH Just like in 2015 and 2016, I am going to recap my flying activities this year 😛 . In terms of the number of flights, I broke a personal record this year with 67 flights, breaking last year’s record of 57 🙈. Though distance-wise, I only travelled a little bit further at 48,695 miles (78,367…