This trip to Venice was somewhat unplanned. I say unplanned as it booked via an extremely advantageous airfare with British Airways at relatively late notice for me. Advantageous I hear you say, that’s a bit of a strange word to use, but having recently flown on the last ever 737 flight from Gatwick I was […]Read more "The Venice before Christmas"
I have been doing a lot of short trips recently. I went to Turin for the day in order to take the last ever British Airways 737 scheduled flight, a couple of days in Holland to visit the Delft pottery museum and the usual trip in February to Barcelona for Formula One Winter Testing. Again, […]Read more "24 hours in Brussels"
For someone who only ever seems to talk about travel and the aviation industry, you would wonder what role entertainment would have in our world. Well, actually there is a lot – after all they are still selling a product, just the same as a travel agent, tour operator, hotel, airline or cruise company. It’s […]Read more "Surprise and Delight"
Maybe it is me getting sentimental in my old age, but this week has been emotional, British Airways flew the 737-400 commercially for the last time. It might not mean anything to most people, to most a plane is just a plane and it gets you from a to b, but there is more to […]Read more "Farewell to BA’s Baby Boeing"
Ever since easyJet launched the new Luton to Reykjavik service, I have been looking forward to my little pre-Christmas jaunt to Iceland. Thanks to easyJet flying up to four times a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday) travelling to Iceland has never been cheaper, and I wanted to see the main winter attraction – the Northern Lights. Arriving at […]Read more "Iceland – Something for a Winter Weekend"