May 2021. The Belgian government lifted the ban on leisure travel in April, but strict travel rules limited options. As the Balearic Islands – lles Balears or Islas Baleares – were a yellow zone, we booked flights to and a hotel in Palma de Mallorca.
I must admit I was really excited for this flight as it would be my first time on board a Boeing 747 ‘Jumbo Jet’. As an aviation enthusiast, I couldn’t wait to fly ‘the Queen of the Skies’ for the first time.
After we arrived in Frankfurt on a ‘five star’ short haul business class, it was time to check out the Lufthansa Business Class Lounge. I’ve put ‘five stars’ between brackets, because Lufthansa is officially a five star airline according to rating website Skytrax. Our flight from Brussels to Frankfurt was not very five star, so…
Norwegian announced it will no longer operate long haul flights. For years Norwegian has tried to conquer the transatlantic market by trying to develop a low cost long haul model. Other companies like WOW Air and Primera went bankrupt trying to successfully operate low cost long haul airlines. Why is it so hard to copy…
Air Canada has five lounges outside Canada: two in New York, one in London, Paris and Frankfurt. Although I wasn’t flying on Air Canada, I was really curious to try the Maple Leaf Lounge when I was in Frankfurt.
So yeah. It looks like were’s stuck with the pandemic and coronavirus countermeasures for a while. In Belgium, we can’t expect much improvement on that front before the end of winter.
2020 comes to an end. COVID-19 has been the most life disruptive thing in ages on a world stage and it still is.
Lufthansa is a five star airline according to Skytrax. So this should be the best possible way to fly, right? Unfortunately it is not.
Over the years we have visited many railway and transport museum. As a Christmas gift, let us offer you an overview. From the worst to the best.
The difference between low-cost carriers and legacy airlines is becoming even smaller: Lufthansa Group announced today that there will be no more free food or drinks on board short haul flights as from spring 2021.