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The Chinese food looks especially good, and things like noodles and congee work beautifully in the air--and for passengers of East and Southeast Asian background, these dishes are wonderfully comforting.
May 09, 2018, 10.17 AM / China Airlines Airbus A350 business class, Brisbane-Taipei-London
Absolutely--it's the light that makes all the difference, so I'm a huge fan of mood lighting to create a slow and gentle "sunrise". The "starry night" mode is really nice, too--EK have this.I find that I sleep much better with the later departures out of SIN. Before it was axed with the return of...
May 04, 2018, 03.18 PM / Singapore Airlines business class, SQ288 Sydney-Canberra-Singapore
People like having the option of eating, even if they might decline to.However, abbreviated meal service on a red-eye is not a new concept:BA (and also VS in a similar fashion) do offer an abbreviated Sleeper Service whereby passengers in Club World on short eastbound trans-Atlantic red-eyes are ...
May 03, 2018, 01.12 PM / Singapore Airlines business class, SQ288 Sydney-Canberra-Singapore
Joyce has recently made noises about the 332s being too much plane for domestic hops. I would expect to see more of them to move to international.
May 02, 2018, 03.45 PM / Qantas orders six more Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
Cannot. SQ lounge only available for international departures.
Apr 13, 2018, 04.11 PM / Singapore Airlines extends opening hours of Sydney airport lounges
The Qantas International Business Lounge in Melbourne is perfectly fine, with lots of space, decent food and drink (which at the time of your planned visit will be hot breakfast), and showers. It isn't anything to dedicate a chapter of a trip report to (it has nothing on the International First L...
May 17, 2018, 11.06 AM / Best lounge at Melbourne Airport T2 international terminal?
Originally Posted by GregXL Is QFF gold that bad? Yes the second tier lounges aren’t great, but I figure if I am not flying enough to be P, I can manage with G privileges. +1. I think the OP is better off lapsing to SG rather than trying to drop a motza on making the whole jump back to WP.
May 16, 2018, 11.24 AM / Status run to retain Platinum - 6 weeks, 680 points
Originally Posted by phily My Antler soft-sided 2-wheeler is still going strong after 20 years of many international trips.The soft-sided bags don't crack open when dropped by baggage handlers, and they keep on expanding as much as required, especially if there's an expansion zipper. And 2-whee...
May 09, 2018, 01.54 PM / Luggage - Hard vs Soft Case
[QUOTE=47010]To the naysayers who cite the East Coast airport layouts as examples it’s worth pointing that in just about every other first world country most airlines operate domestic and international services out of the same terminals![/QUOTE]Why is anyone even holding up SYD's terminals...
May 04, 2018, 11.50 AM / Qantas, Perth Airport argue over Jo'burg flights
Because that's not the point of lounges? If you really want this, feel free to set up your own lounge meets--they can be enormous fun socially.
May 04, 2018, 11.36 AM / Why don't lounges offer networking events?