Turkish Airlines 777-300ER Business Class from Istanbul to New York JFK

Turkish Airlines 777-300ER Business Class from Istanbul to New York JFK

From the hotel, it was a bit of a longer drive to the airport due to some traffic but I was still on time to check-in for my flight. Turkish Airlines has a special Business Class check-in area for guests flying onwards to the United States of America/Canada/United Kingdom and Israel. The special section has [...]

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Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye – a Hotel Review

Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye – a Hotel Review

Taxi to the hotel from the airport was TL75. Make sure you prepare small change for the driver. The hotel is located in the Harbiye district and about 10 mins by car from Taksim. Taxis to Taksim and the ferry terminals costs around 15TL and to the old town it costs around 30-40TL. Reaching the [...]

Turkish Airlines 777-300ER Business Class from Jakarta to Istanbul

Turkish Airlines 777-300ER Business Class from Jakarta to Istanbul

Long queues at check in when I arrived at 7pm with only one business class lane which was busy serving a family of 7 with an infant. Since I knew about the Premier check-in counter at the end, that was where I head for a faster service. While there was more passengers queueing behind me, [...]

KLM Business Class on the 777-300ER from Denpasar Bali to Singapore

KLM Business Class on the 777-300ER from Denpasar Bali to Singapore

Prior to taking this flight, I have actually reviewed the same flight a few years back, but there was a new Business Class onboard KLM and this flight gave me the chance to compare how the new cabin feels in comparison to the old one. Boarding gate for this flight was a bit of a [...]

Garuda Indonesia First and Business Class Lounge at Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Terminal in Bali

Garuda Indonesia First and Business Class Lounge at Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Terminal in Bali

From Bali, I am headed towards Singapore and that meant I bought a one-way ticket between Denpasar Bali and Singapore. With Business Class only a slight premium, it was worth it to get a ticket in the front cabin as I would get more credits to renew my Flying Blue status. Check-in at the counter [...]

Garuda Indonesia Economy Class on the 777-300ER from Jakarta to Bali

Garuda Indonesia Economy Class on the 777-300ER from Jakarta to Bali

Jakarta to Denpasar Bali is perhaps one of the most common trip reports involving Garuda Indonesia and I have reviewed this exact trip before. However what makes this special itinerary worth covering is that the flight is served by Garuda Indonesia's flagship plane - Boeing's 777-300ER instead of the 737-800 that is normally used on [...]