Taking a break from all the trip reports, I finally had a chance to sit down and reflect a bit on 2011, and it was probably my most amazing travel year yet. 2012 is already off to a bang, and I plan to set records in all categories this year!
Total Miles Flown: 135,132 – well off my highest, but still over 10,000 per month
Total Flight Segments: 82. Longest: Frankfurt (FRA) to Hong Kong (HKG) at 5,699 miles Shortest: Bonaire (BON) to Curaçao (CUR) at 47
Total Airlines Flown: 27. New airlines included 1-Time, Air Arabia, Azerbaijan Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Caribbean Air, COPA, Insel Air, Kenya Airlines, Kish Air, LIAT, LOT, South African, TAP Portugal, Tiara Air
Total Airports: 51. A major new record for me, previous high in a year being 41. Round-the-World trip was a major contributor. New Airports included Aruba (AUA), Bujumbura, Burundi (BJM), Bogotá, Colombia (BOG), Bonaire (BON), Bodo, Norway (BOO), Caracas, Venezuela (CCS), Curaçao (CUR), Yerevan, Armenia (EVN), Guam (GUM), Baku, Azerbaijan (GYD), Kigali, Rwanda, (KGL), Kish, Iran (KIH), Kwajalein, Marshall Islands (KWA), Livingstone, Zambia (LVI), Longyearbyen, Norway (LYR), Majuro, Marshall Islands (MAJ), Maputo, Mozambique (MPM), Oslo, Norway (OSL), Pohnpei, Micronesia (PNI), Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (POS), Panama City, Panamá (PTY), Koror, Palau (ROR), Tblisi, Georgia (TBS), Truk, Micronesia (TKK), Tromsø, Norway (TOS), Trondheim, Norway (TRD), Yap, Micronesia (YAP)
Countries: 34 including 21 of which were new this year and are bolded in red. Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Botswana, Burundi, China (Hong Kong SAR), Colombia, Georgia, Germany, Iran, Japan, Lesotho, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mozambique, Namibia, Norway, Palau, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe