This was actually my first time flying long haul in Swiss business class so I was really excited to see how it compares with other airlines. The crew were actually very friendly and the food was great!
Departure time in Zurich (ZRH): 9:25
Arrival time in Dar Es Salaam (DAR): 20:05
Aircraft: Airbus A333
Duration: 9h 40m
Date of flight: April 23, 2014
*This is a revenue ticket, Business Class flight #58
Check-in & Fast Track
Swiss Senator Lounge
Swiss Business Lounge-Schengen in Concourse A.
Panorama Lounge, Concourse E
Panorama Lounge located close to our departure gate.
Aircraft, Airbus A333
Boarding, Gate E57
Business Class Cabin
The departure was actually 30 minutes delayed due to a passenger who checked in a baggage but did not show up. In the meantime, I decided to have a look at the menu.
Lemongrass marinated king prawns
Grass noodle salad with passion fruit and mango vinaigrette
Seasonal salad with parmesan and cherry tomato
The marinated king prawns tasted excellent 😋 I also had a glass of red wine which was Nussbaumer Pinot Noir 2013. The champagne on board was Duval-leroy Brut.
Grilled beef tenderloin with jus
Rosemary potatoes, green asparagus, turned carrots
The other choices for the main course were: Chicken cordon bleu with Appenzeler cheese, Quark spätzle, glazed root vegetables or Fera trout, orange sauce, Quinoa, lentil and vegetable medley, spinach with pine nuts or Potato gnocchi with saffron sauce, Green asparagus, datterini plum tomatoes.
Appenzeller Biber mousse with pear compote and coulis
Nairobi International Airport
Nairobi to Dar Es Salaam
Arrival in Dar Es Salaam