Author: Florian Polycarpe

A WEEKEND IN TAIPEI – THE 24/7 CITY

23 April 2019 Off

Taipei, the Capital City of the Republic of China – AKA Taiwan – is one of Asia’s busiest cities. From Chian Kai-Shek Memorial to Taipei 101, Taiwan is offering a very large cultural heritage to discover during a long weekend. The city’s architecture is influenced by Chinese’s style, because of the colonization from 1886 to…

By Florian Polycarpe

AIR TAHITI NUI – IA ORANA TO THE TAHITIAN DREAMLINER

2 April 2019 Off

Air Tahiti Nui is a French airline based 15,720 kilometers from the capital city, Paris: in the French Polynesia Island, more precisely in Tahiti. Since 1996, the Tahitian airline is operating from Tahiti Fa’a’a international Airport. Today, with its two Boeing 787-9 and three Airbus A340-300, ATN is flying to Tokyo-Narita, Auckland, and Paris via…

By Florian Polycarpe

EAT, PRAY, LOVE IN UBUD

18 February 2019 Off

Bali is one of the 13 466 islands of the Republic of Indonesia, between Java and Lombok it is one of the Lesser Sunda Islands. With its 4 million people, Bali is offering a cultural diversity mainly based on the Hinduist religion – as opposed to the rest of the country, which is the first…

By Florian Polycarpe

AIR CANADA – IN THE BACKSTAGES OF A CANADIAN PRIDE

4 February 2019 Off

Air Canada, its nation’s flag carrier, is an 82-year-old airline. In 1937, Trans-Canada Airlines starts its first operations in the country. Later on, TCA becomes Air Canada and also operates as an international airline flying through 5 continents with 194 destinations mainly from Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. A few months ago, we gave you the…

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VIRGIN – ON THE EDGE OF THE ATLANTIC

1 October 2018 Off

Virgin Atlantic, a trading name of Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited and Virgin Atlantic International Limited is a British airline established in 1984 as British Atlantic Airways in Crawley, United Kingdom. The company was created by Randolph Fields and Alan Hellary to fly between London and the Falkland Islands. After having changed the name to Virgin…

By Florian Polycarpe

KLM – THE OLD QUEEN FROM AMSTERDAM TO SEOUL

6 August 2018 Off

Ninety-nine years ago, the oldest existing airline was born. From 2004, the Netherlands’ pride airline enjoys marriage with Air France, thus offering more than 300 destinations to their customers from Paris-CDG and Amsterdam-Schipol. Together, sisters evolve in the second biggest alliance: Skyteam. Today KLM operates 119 aircrafts, from 737 to A330 and 777 but also,…

By Florian Polycarpe

KOREAN AIR – A MAJESTY SERVING SOUTH KOREA

6 June 2018 Off

In 1962, South Korea gives birth to its national pride, Korean Air (as Korean Air Lines). In 1984, after being bought by the Hanjin group, it takes her current name, just before Seoul’s Olympic games. At the beginning of 70’s, KAL takes rank and start its Boeing 747’s routes from Seoul on Trans-Pacific legs; it…

By Florian Polycarpe

CHINA AIRLINES – THE CHERRY BLOSSOM’S DYNASTY

8 May 2018 Off

China Airlines, the national airline of the Republic of China (Taiwan) was born at the end of 1959, operating mainly charter flights. In the following decade the Taiwanese company launched its first commercial lines, firstly on domestic routes linking Taipei to Hualien then China exercised on the international leg by connecting its capital and based…

By Florian Polycarpe