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Mar 3, 16, 5:08 pm
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Views: 4,979
Posted By svajcarac

coming in June: Air Serbia via Belgrade

Air Serbia (Etihad managed and partly owned) will take up flights to Kiev in June. Air Serbia product is very good in Economy and great in Business, pricing usually moderate.
Nov 9, 13, 2:43 am
Replies: 24
Views: 17,207
Posted By svajcarac

Tarom 737-800 configuration

Nope. The single 737-800 has a high density configuration with 189 seats, no special seats in Business. The -700 is definitely much better in Business.
Apr 8, 13, 3:31 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 4,068
Posted By svajcarac

I would rather spend a few Euros more and fly...

I would rather spend a few Euros more and fly with an Aegean Airbus (average fleet age 5 years) than with one of Astra's 2 uncomfortable and old (21year plus) BAe 146...
Replies: 26
Views: 3,828
Posted By svajcarac

i would be surprised since they got rid of all...

i would be surprised since they got rid of all ATR42 quite some time ago... maybe you re thinking of the ATR72?

Any way in my opinion Augsburg was by far the best and most professional of all the...
Oct 16, 12, 3:50 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 11,032
Posted By svajcarac

Free middle seat is usually EUR 70 on Vueling...

Free middle seat is usually EUR 70 on Vueling international flights or if you book IB codeshare you need to book Business Class. Apart from seating in row 1 with empty middle seat and more legroom,...
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Views: 70,318
Posted By svajcarac

LH like many other airlines has to make sound...

LH like many other airlines has to make sound economical decisions. If destinations like BEY, CAI or EBL can be served with NEK, I really don't see why on the 4hr flight to TLV this should be such a...
Sep 20, 12, 5:55 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,082
Posted By svajcarac

City Jet is not really 'part' of Air France....

City Jet is not really 'part' of Air France. They are an Irish company and a subsidiary that AF-KL is contemplating to get rid off.
If you are booked on AF flight numbers, then you need to check...
Sep 4, 12, 2:54 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,183
Posted By svajcarac

The Park Inn was originally a McDonalds hotel,...

The Park Inn was originally a McDonalds hotel, that's probably who designed it. No wonder the concept was not a big success...

If you are looking for a reasonably priced alternative, closer to the...
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Views: 4,845
Posted By svajcarac

LH3714 to Seeheim

..and there is one more fictitious flight on the list.
May 22, 12, 2:41 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By svajcarac

Swedish sister company Skyways

sister company Skyways (and former City Airline) are now bankrupt as well and stopped operations today
May 22, 12, 2:34 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By svajcarac

Operated by Sky Taxi (Poland)

the Saab 340 used for this flight is a Polish registered one.
May 4, 12, 3:50 am
Replies: 84
Views: 17,397
Posted By svajcarac

La Caleta Club Breakfast

We stayed at La Caleta in January. Please note it is usual in many European resorts that breakfast is included in the (any) room rate. So unless you stay on points, no need to use your breakfast...
Apr 24, 12, 4:36 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,154
Posted By svajcarac

hmm.. and I always thought the Americans use...

hmm.. and I always thought the Americans use those big black SUV's :p
Apr 10, 12, 3:49 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,944
Posted By svajcarac

yep, fail safe for sure. Terrorists in the US...

yep, fail safe for sure. Terrorists in the US don't know to read what's written on the boarding pass :D
Apr 10, 12, 3:24 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,678
Posted By svajcarac

better fly BA

I would avoid flying YM. Business Class is nothing, seats same as in Economy. YM E-Jets are new, but the Fokker 100s are ancient. On-time performance and reliability of YM are certainly not up to BA...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By svajcarac

beware of the RJ's

since you mention you would rather NOT be on a regional jet, LH is your only choice. All OS flights STR-VIE are operated by subsidiary VO Tyrolean, usually with Fokker 70/100, all LX STR-ZRH by C3...
Jan 25, 12, 6:28 pm
Replies: 584
Views: 305,738
Posted By svajcarac

Tenerife Nord Sixt Platinum (question by rental...

Tenerife Nord
Sixt Platinum (question by rental agent: what's that?)

booked: Opel Astra
received: very old, inside and outside very dirty, extremely scratched Opel Astra with more than 60000 km....
Jan 25, 12, 6:12 pm
Replies: 584
Views: 305,738
Posted By svajcarac

BCN Airport Sixt Platinum booked: VW Golf or...

BCN Airport
Sixt Platinum
booked: VW Golf or similar
received: BMW 1 series

fortunately took the insurance for tires (25 EUR)
50 km from BCN tire blown and Sixt brought us a replacement brand...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 16, 11, 6:51 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,137
Posted By svajcarac

thanks a lot for this interesting report from a...

thanks a lot for this interesting report from a place off the beaten tracks!

I understand that the OP flew with Kenya Airways (Embraer 170). Just for your info, this is not the only aircraft of...
Dec 16, 11, 5:37 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 863
Posted By svajcarac

Hi there If you upgrade your fare you get...

Hi there

If you upgrade your fare you get 40kgs allowance on JK (which is very generous, most airlines give either 30kgs or 2 pieces allowance at "real" Business Class fares).

If you want to be...
Dec 16, 11, 4:12 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,686
Posted By svajcarac

welll... I think a suite upgrade is not so bad. I...

welll... I think a suite upgrade is not so bad. I stayed there twice and got just a large ground floor room, I think they called it an Executive Room. You are completely right, the hotel is nothing...
Dec 5, 11, 4:07 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 10,304
Posted By svajcarac

Best: LM El Vendrell and Maria Cristina San...

Best: LM El Vendrell and Maria Cristina San Sebastian
Both great hotels with very good staff

Worst: LM Vienna, where I had to deal with an incompetent lady at check-in and finally got a...
Dec 3, 11, 4:37 pm
Replies: 221
Views: 42,604
Posted By svajcarac

LM Vienna first and last stay

No doorman at 21h when we arrived. OK we could manage with our luggage. At reception, a slightly surly girl handed us the keys. When I asked what kind of room it was, she replied a deluxe. Since this...
Dec 3, 11, 4:22 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,165
Posted By svajcarac

Bristol is best

Just now staying at Le Meridien Vienna. The last two times we stayed at the Bristol. I wish I had booked us there again. Service is much more personal and friendly. Pricing is quite similar, location...
Nov 28, 11, 7:40 am
Replies: 4,065
Views: 491,111
Posted By svajcarac

points for meals for non-guests?

Many of us are excited about Jeff Zidell and his teams announcement in the coming future to have the opportunity to earn Gold Passport points within Hyatt restaurants without a stay ^
Cheers and...
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