#2009 – KLM’s Fokker 70

ENGLISH I believe I have mentioned this a few times here in this blog. And finally, the time has come. This weekend, KLM officially retired all their Fokker 70s from operation, with the last flight being flight KL1070 from London-Heathrow operated by, fittingly, PH-KZU. Here is the official special video from KLM of their Fokker…

#2003 – Photo Tales (44)

ENGLISH This edition of Photo Tales contains two side stories from my weekend trip to Cardiff last month. Photo #98 I was very lucky on this trip. Apparently starting from July this year, as a way to encourage people to take public transportation in Wales for long-distance road travel, the Wales government provided 100% discount…

#1997 – A Weekend in Cardiff

ENGLISH Not too long ago I went on a weekend trip to Cardiff, a trip which “completed” my travel goal list of visiting all four countries in the United Kingdom, haha. And here is the story of that trip. Getting to/from Cardiff I was flying direct to Cardiff Airport this time in both ways, partly…

#1943 – Early Summer 2017 Weekend TripS (Part II: Bremen)

ENGLISH Posts in the Early Summer 2017 Weekend TripS series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Lyon 3. Part II: Bremen 4. Part III: Thalys and Paris 5. Part IV: Roland Garros 2017 Getting to/from Bremen To get to Bremen, I transitted in Paris, haha 😆 . Even, I actually spent a night there where I arrived…

#1932 – Another Long Weekend Story

ENGLISH Yeay for two consecutive long weekends! After last weekend, this weekend was also a long weekend in the Netherlands with this Monday being the “Whitmonday”. As my Instagram followers (@azilko) would have known by now, just like last weekend when I went to Lyon, I also made use of this long weekend for a short…

#1849 – A Winter Weekend in Frankfurt

ENGLISH Earlier this month, I went to Frankfurt in a weekend trip to go to the famous Christmas Market being held there. Here is the story… *** Getting to Frankfurt Flight: KLM KL1767 operated by KLM Cityhopper Equipment: Fokker 70 reg PH-KZK ATD: 12:36 CET (Runway 36C of AMS) ATA: 13:19 CET (Runway 07R of FRA) To…

#1661 – AMS-BHD vv with KL 947/KL 948

ENGLISH So I went on another weekend trip at the end of November to Northern Ireland. I will start the story with a trip report on how to get there. So let us begin right away!! *** KLM Crown Lounge at Schiphol To get to Northern Ireland, I chose to fly with, as usual, KLM. One aspect…

#1382 – Side Stories from My 2014 Easter Weekend Trip

ENGLISH ERJ 190 to Fokker 70 One of the reasons (aside from its nice schedule) I chose the KL 1130 flight to go back to Amsterdam from Copenhagen was that when I booked the ticket, it was said this flight would be operated with an Embraer ERJ 190 aircraft. And it would have been around two…