Flight Review: Cathay Pacific – Taipei to Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific

Flight: Cathay Pacific CX 403 From: Taipei (TPE) To: Hong Kong (HKG) I flew from Taipei to Hong Kong with Cathay Pacific using Qantas Frequent Flyer points. I booked a flight from Taipei to London but I opted for a stopover in Hong Kong which counted as the same ticket [Cathay Pacific at TPE] Cathay […]

Flight Review: EVA Air – Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) to Taipei (Taiwan)


Flight: EVA Air BR 392 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Taipei (TPE) EVA Air is a Taiwanese airline based out of Taipei (TPE) airport. This was my first time to Taiwan, and by extension my first time flying with EVA Air. EVA Air is a member of Star Alliance so I used United […]

Flight Review: Sriwijaya Air – Dili (East Timor) to Denpasar (Indonesia)

Sriwijaya Air

Flight: Sriwijaya Air SJ 2710 From: Dili (DIL) To: Denpasar Bali (DPS) How I Booked: Searched via Skyscanner. Sriwijaya Air is an airline based in Jakarta that flies domestic Indonesian routes and well as a some regional international flights. In this case I was flying one of their international services from Dili in East Timor […]

Flight Review: Wings Air – Bali to Labuan Bajo [Indonesia]

Wings Air

Flight: Wings Air IW 1888 Date: 14 May 2014 From: Denpasar Bali (DPS) To: Labuan Bajo Komodo (LBJ) How I Booked: Searched via Skyscanner. I flew with Indonesian airlines Wings Air from Bali to Flores. Wings Air is a subsidiary of Lion Air – the largest privately owned airline in Indonesia. Wings Air operates as […]

Flight Review: American Airlines – Dallas to Belize City [Business Class]

Business Class Dinner

Flight: American Airlines 2189 From: Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) To: Belize City (BZE) I was visiting a friend in Madison (WI) which was my last port of call in the USA before heading to Belize. Getting to Belize from Madison was going to be expensive so it was an ideal time to use my Qantas frequent […]

Flight Review: Iceland Express – New York – Reykjavik – London

Iceland Express - Ed Force One

[Ed Force One - Iceland Express with Iron Maiden livery at Keflavik Airport] Cheap flights to Iceland and flying with a rock star pilot Iceland have two airlines that operate internationally from Keflavík (near Reykjavik): the full service airline Icelandair, and low cost airline Iceland Express. I booked with Iceland express purely on price. While […]

Flight Review: go! Mokulele – Honolulu to Kahului

go! Mokulele

Booking my Hawaiian inter-island flight from Oahu to Maui, I discovered there isn’t alot of choice. Two airlines were offering the route from Honolulu to Kahului – Hawaiian Airlines and go! Mokulele. I booked the latter purely on price. [go! Mokulele - Honolulu] Branding – Who am I flying with? So, go! and Mokulele Airlines […]

Flight Review: MASwings – Miri to Mulu


Gunung Mulu National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. While it is not far from the city of Miri, there are no roads from Miri and the boat there is costly and slow. So the easiest way there is to fly. MASwings MASwings is a subsidiary of Malaysian Airlines and […]

Flight Review: Firefly – Singapore to Subang (KL) Malaysia


Firefly is a regional airline based in Subang, Malaysia. Before coming to Malaysia I had not heard of Firefly, but they are actually owned by Malaysia Airlines, which anyone who has been to an airport has heard of. Firefly operate to destinations in Malaysia, Indonesia (Sumatra), Thailand and Singapore. I took a flight with Firefly […]

Flight Review: AirAsia – Padang to Jakarta, Indonesia

Padang Departures

I had originally intended to get the bus from Padang to Jakarta, until I discovered that the cost of flying was only a few dollars more than the bus. Seeing that the bus was also going to cost me 30 hours, flying was an easy choice. There are plenty of flights between Padang and Jakarta […]