Trip reports

This is the category of trip reports, only the very best reports will appear in this category. Every trip report is loaded with pictures (sometimes movies). Other trip reports can be found in our Airline experiences and trip reports-forum.

[Trip report] Trying out Brussels Airlines’ brand new Premium economy

For a short trip to Washington, I travelled on board a Brussels Airlines Airbus A330. After the very warm welcome…

[Trip report] A disappointing business class experience on my TAP Air Portugal flight between Boston and Lisbon

For a business trip to and from the United States, I considered a direct SWISS flight between Zurich and Boston.…

[Trip report] Flying Turkish Airlines between Zurich and Kuala Lumpur, via Istanbul in business class

For work, I had to fly to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. As I live and work in Switzerland, the best option…

[Trip report] From Brussels to Kajaani (Kainuu region, Finland) and back with Finnair

OUTBOUND FLIGHTS For a three-day visit of the Kainuu region of Finland, it was evident that Finnair would be the…

[Trip report] Alicante-Brussels with Vueling, delayed by ATC

During my visit to Alicante, I received two SMS messages informing me that, due to ATC restrictions, my flight would…

[Trip report] Brussels-Alicante on AirExplore 737-800 operating for TUIfly

Early wake-up call for a flight departing at 06:00. Travelling with hand baggage only and having downloaded my boarding pass…

[Trip report] Flying the United Airlines Boeing 777 in Polaris Business Class

Last week I had the honour to fly United's Polaris Business cabin before it's going to be changed in October…

[Trip report] From Nakhon Si Thammarat to Bangkok on board Thai AirAsia

From Nakhon Si Thammarat to Bangkok on board Thai AirAsia After our first experience with Thai AirAsia which I rated…

[Trip report] A more than disappointing flight with Iberia Express from Madrid to Reykjavik (Iceland)

For professional reasons I was scheduled on an Iberia Express flight from Madrid to Reykjavik, this must be my worst…

[Trip report] Thai AirAsia domestic flight between Chiang Mai and Krabi

From Chiang Mai to Krabi on board AirAsia Part 2 of our holiday in Thailand (read our trip report between…

[Trip report] Flying from Brussels Airport to Bangkok via Vienna with Austrian Airlines

From Brussels to Vienna Uneventful flight from Brussels to Vienna, a little delay on departure but we had enough time…

[Trip report] Flying Brussels Airlines business class between Brussels Airport and Toronto Pearson

This holiday we decided to plan a trip to Toronto, Canada. A motorhome rental took us from Niagara Falls to…

[Photo & Video Report] Brussels Airlines flies the People Of Tomorrow from Frankfurt to Brussels

Last week we reported that Brussels Airlines organises - for the seventh year in a row - party flights from…

Air Belgium inaugural flight: the Hong Kong event and the return flight

The Hong Kong inaugural event In the afternoon of 7 June, Air Belgium had organised a press conference for the…

[Trip Report] Air Belgium inaugural flight Charleroi – Hong Kong

Unlike the journalists who attended the inauguration event and who got airside where the speeches would take place by a…

[Trip report] Air Belgium Airbus A340 Rehearsal Flight

On Saturday 21 April 2018, Air Belgium organized two rehearsal and training flights. These special flights were full-scale and validation…

[Trip report + static visit] Emirates Airlines Airbus A380 at Brussels Airport

On Thursday 19 April 2018, the largest commercial aircraft in the world visited Brussels Airport for a one-off operation to test…

[Trip report] Air Belgium’s first test flight before starting Hong Kong operations

This morning at 11:35 (UTC +2) one of Air Belgium's Airbus A340s (OO-ABB) took off at Brussels South Charleroi Airport…

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