Budget flight with Tiger Airways (now Scoot) on the A320 from Jakarta to Singapore

Budget flight with Tiger Airways (now Scoot) on the A320 from Jakarta to Singapore

Having lived in Singapore and now based in Jakarta, the flight between this 2 cities is perhaps the one I take the most often in my life. This route was served by many carriers as a fifth freedom flight and I have had the pleasure of experiencing European airlines service from Lufthansa and Air France. [...]

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Garuda Indonesia ATR72 from Surabaya to Banyuwangi

Garuda Indonesia ATR72 from Surabaya to Banyuwangi

This flight is a connecting flight I took from Jakarta to get to Banyuwangi, and the first part was not reported as it was a routine flight between Jakarta and Surabaya that was nothing out of the ordinary onboard a 737-800. Garuda Indonesia utilizes the new Terminal 2 at Surabaya Juanda, even for domestic flights [...]

Thai Airways Royal Orchid Spa & Royal Silk Business Class Lounge in Bangkok

Thai Airways Royal Orchid Spa & Royal Silk Business Class Lounge in Bangkok

Originally, I had about 1 and 1/2 hours of layover time but the early arrival into Bangkok meant I had more than 2 hours of transit time. Flying with Thai Airways' premium cabin meant I was able to access both the Royal Silk Lounge which is the Business Class lounge for Star Alliance Gold members [...]

Thai Airways A350 Business Class from Milan to Bangkok

Thai Airways A350 Business Class from Milan to Bangkok

To get to the airport for my departing flight, I boarded the Malpensa Express train from Milano Centrale station and arrived at the airport in around 50 minutes at 11:20am. Surprisingly the tax refund situation here was quick and painless and I was able to proceed to an empty check-in area for Thai Airways. There [...]

British Airways First Class from $3,200 between Budapest and US West Coast

British Airways First Class from $3,200 between Budapest and US West Coast

British Airways seems to offer the cheapest airfares for travel from Europe to North America right now, which could be a result of the dropping Pound. In their premium cabins, they offer fares between $2,000-3,000 frequently for Business Class flights from Europe to both North America and the United States. Though, I discovered that flying [...]

Fly SWISS Air / Lufthansa First Class between Kuala Lumpur and several European destinations starting from $5,620 (~MYR 24,000)

Fly SWISS Air / Lufthansa First Class between Kuala Lumpur and several European destinations starting from $5,620 (~MYR 24,000)

There have been more flight deals in recent years out of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) due to the low prices coming out of Malaysia Airlines and the weak Ringgit that depressed yields. As such, Kuala Lumpur is perhaps the cheapest airport to fly out of in South-East Asia. However the price differential for Economy [...]