#2229 – Some “Luck” with Flights

ENGLISH In recent months I have shared several bad luck I had with some of my flights. It happened that in my weekend trip to Lyon in early December for the Fête des Lumières, I actually felt like, for once, I got “lucky” with the flights that I took to get to/back from there. So I…

#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…

#2135 – In Paris for RG18

ENGLISH Posts in the Tennis Weekend in Roland Garros 2018 series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Roland Garros 2018 3. Part II: Paris The Transport As I shared in the Introduction post, my transport (read: flights 😛 ) routing for this trip looks like the following: I was desperately looking for a non-direct return option…

#2071 – A Wintery Weekend Trip to Bologna

ENGLISH In the first weekend of February I went on a weekend trip to Bologna, which was the second of the two trips I did that week! Now it is time for the story before it becomes too late and obscure! 😀 The transport My routing on this trip was Amsterdam – Lyon – Bologna…

#2042 – AvGeek Weekend Trip #14 (AMS – CDG – FRA – AMS)

ENGLISH As my Instagram followers (@azilko) have known, yesterday I went on another Avgeek Weekend Trip. Yeah, yeah, I know, I just came back from my 2017 year end trip to California just literally 48 hours before! Quite crazy I know and indeed I was pushing my body to the limit here, haha 😛 ….

#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…

#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…

#1971 – A Summer Weekend in London (Part I: The Flights)

ENGLISH Posts in the A Summer Weekend in London series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights 3. Part II: London KL977 (AMS-LCY) I was quite excited for this trip because it would be the first time I flew on a non-Schengen flight out of Schiphol since September 2016 when I flew to Sint Maarten!…