MAS First Class
Malaysia Airlines' First Class is only available on their Kuala Lumpur (KUL) - London (LHR) route. It is about to get more e(xc)lusive because MAS is reducing the number of first class seats from eight to four. Malaysia Airlines flies twice daily to London on their A380. It departs Kuala Lumpur at 09.50am and arrives in London at 04.35pm. The...
If there is an award for the most devalued frequent flyer programme, I reckon Malaysia Airlines would win it in a heartbeat! Many airlines' have made it 'more expensive' to redeem award travel but I have not come across one that has almost doubled the points required for every award seat. Malaysia Airlines used to have a very generous programme...
Qantas announced today that they will be reintroducing the Kangaroo-route to London via Singapore instead of Dubai come March 2018 after "divorcing" British Airways after ditching Singapore 5 years ago. Just so happened that I was flying back to Melbourne from Singapore and chatted with the lady that checked me in regarding this new arrangement. She mentioned to me that...
Zhengzhou is the capital of the Henan province in China. Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport is the 17th busiest airport in the People's Republic of China. Zhengzhou is a major transport hub for central China, and is the economic and technological centre of Henan province. Come December this year, Jetstar will start flying to Zhengzhou city from Melbourne. At present, there are no direct...
Electronic Cigarettes are illegal in Thailand
Planning for a trip to Thailand soon? If you are a smoker or an e-smoker, read on.  Vaporisers (like e-cigarettes and e-baraku) and/or its refills are illegal in Thailand since 2014. You are not allowed to bring them into the country. According to the UK's foreign travel advice website, You could be fined or sent to prison for up to 10 years...
VisaDB lets you find all the countries you can visit without needing a visa based on your citizenship. Have money visa-free will travel? You want to travel and you don't want to spend unnecessary money on a visa or submit an application and wait a few days for a visa to approve BECAUSE you need a holiday RIGHT NOW?! Welcome to...
If there was an Oscar Award for the most epic airlines safety video, these will easily be the nominees. And if I were to pick them in order of merit, I would give it to British Airways.  Enjoy! British Airways   2. Qantas   3. Qatar   4. Air New Zealand   5. Virgin Australia   6. American Airlines   7. Air New Zealand (2015)   8. Air New Zealand (2017)   9. Virgin America   10. Air...
Have you seen the latest Singapore Airlines’ safety video? I am all for airlines coming up with creative ways to capture their passengers attention for that crucial 5-minutes prior to take off. I still cannot stop laughing thinking of Mr Bean in the latest British Airways video but somehow, I cringe when I watch this SQ video.   Why?!   Firstly, there is absolutely...
Travelling to Italy? You might want to think twice about checking in your laptops and valuables. Baggage handlers at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci - Fiumicino Airport were caught stealing from passenger's bags. The CCTVs were installed after several passengers reported their items were missing. The two suspects were working for a private luggage handling company. About 41.6 million passengers passed...
Changi Jewel Airport
Pseudo-passengers with a valid boarding pass enter the transit area in Changi Airport but not with the intention to fly. Singapore Changi Airport is one of the few mega airports in the world where departing and arriving passengers rub shoulders. Unlike the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, or the Tullamarine international airport in Melbourne, incoming and outgoing passengers do not cross...




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