I am sitting in Business Class seat 12A, a window seat and second row from the front on this Thai Airways Boeing 777-200 aged aircraft bound for Moscow!
Our departure time is delayed a little over an hour which causes major issues and flight cancellations/issues for my next onward flight to St Petersburg but that’s another story.
Once on board all is calm and relaxed. I am greeted by name at the door and shown to my ‘angle-lie flat’ seat, with an empty one next to me. Drinks are soon brought around and I begin with a glass of Verve Clique and a hot wet towel.
Shortly after take-off more more drinks and nuts; this time a glass of Montagny Buissonnier 2014 (Chardonnay).
here are two meal services and for the first we are given an entree of ‘Two Pepper and Champagne Foie Gras with Polenta Toast Caramalised Green Apple and Onion marmalade – super delicious); and I choose the Penang Curry for my main. Dessert is an OK New York Cheesecake with Pear Compote. A 2015 Medoc goes well with this.
I manage to sleep for about 3 hours in my ‘angle-lie flat seat’ and wake up peckish so order a tea and piece of fruit cake.
Second meal service comes around a little over an hour before we land. I choose the I international menu for my main and enjoy this with a glass of Canard-Duchene Leonie Brut Rose. It is delicious.
We land an hour late and as a result miss my connecting flight to St Petersburg.