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 [...]

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Swiss to offer a-la-carte dining options in Economy Class

Starting from 7th of September, Swiss is starting to experiment with the concept of allowing passengers to upgrade to a gourmet meal onboard a Swiss-operated flight. When I saw this, I was thinking that Swiss is actually offering a 'book-the-cook' version in Economy class though it was not that spectacular. From the updated website to [...]

Swiss Business Class on the Fokker 100 between Zurich and Warsaw

Arriving at my gate, I got a quick glance at the Fokker 100 aircraft operating this flight. The plane was emblazoned with the Helvetic Airways logo. Signs were displayed for the flight being operated for Swiss International. LX1348 Zürich International ZRH - Warsaw Chopin WAW Codeshare with LO5414 STD-STA: 1205-1400 Actual: 1220-1351 Fokker 100 HB-JVF [...]

Swiss Business Class Lounge at Concourse A in Zurich

With a noon departure out of Zurich, I had breakfast at the Sheraton Zurich's club lounge first before taking a ready cab from the entrance of the hotel. The ride to the airport was uneventful with light traffic and it was leisurely drive leaving me with plenty of time to spare. Swiss has a very [...]

First Class between Bangkok and Europe from $4,500 onwards

First Class between Bangkok and Europe from $4,500 onwards

How much would one consider First Class to be affordable? There are some nice First Class fares once in a while and I had purchased a First Class return ticket on ANA between the United States and Japan for $2,800. Recently I found a fare onboard Swiss International Airlines starting at about $4,500 or about [...]