After flying to Lisbon and a hop to Madrid, the next stop for us was a trip to Monaco. Nice Côte d'Azur Airport at Nice serves Monaco and with a late evening flight, we wanted to make the most of our day in Madrid and be ready for the next in Monaco. With this in … Continue reading CRJX – Air Nostrum by Iberia
As American Airlines retires its MD80s, penning my experience from 2014 on the MD83. Background I was to travel to Mexico for work and spend three days in Dallas post that. A long ride from India! The destination in Mexico shifted – initially it was to be Mexico City, which then moved to Monterrey and … Continue reading Looking back at my American Airlines MD83 experience
The first leg of our trip got us to Lisbon, Portugal on Emirates. The next stop was Madrid and the multiple daily flights between the two airports comprised of Iberia, Air Europa, Easyjet and TAP Air Portugal. With the leg from Madrid to Nice being planned on Air Nostrum – operated by Iberia and Easyjet … Continue reading TAP Portugal & the aircraft surprise!
Friends, fellow avgeeks and social media expressed equal surprise and amusement when I said Emirates will be my 50th airline. To have traveled 49 and not flown Emirates or been to Dubai was a surprise for all. When this trip was being planned, I had in mind to fly Ukraine International Airlines from Delhi, visit … Continue reading Emirates: My 50th Airline, to Europe and back
Air Astana was another airline in my bucket list for a while. I was mighty impressed with their efforts to grow their hub traffic and how they have effectively used multiple aircraft in their fleet to start, expand and sustain a route. The airline recently started flights from Astana to Delhi and has upgraded the … Continue reading Flight Review: Air Astana – From the heart of Eurasia