Flight Review: SA Express – Durban to Cape Town

Flight: SA Express SA 1854 From: Durban (DUR) To: Cape Town (CPT) I flew with SA Express from Durban to Cape Town, and my flight was provided by South African Tourism (Australia) as part of an Australian media trip to Durban, South Africa. SA Express (or also South African Express) is affiliated with South African […]

Flight Review: South African Airways – Johannesburg to Durban

Flight: South African Airways SA 539 From: Johannesburg (JNB) To: Durban (DUR) I flew with South African Airways from Johannesburg to Durban. My flight was provided by South African Tourism (Australia) as part of an Australian media trip. I have flown with SAA four times before, but this was my first domestic flight in South […]

Flight Review: Emirates – Dubai to Johannesburg

Flight: Emirates EK 763 From: Dubai (DXB) To: Johannesburg (JNB) I flew with Emirates from Dubai to Johannesburg. This was the second leg of my journey with the first flight being from Barcelona to Dubai. My flight was provided by South African Tourism (Australia) who were flying me to Johannesburg for a media trip. They […]

Flight Review: Emirates – Barcelona to Dubai

Flight: Emirates EK 188 From: Barcelona (BCN) To: Dubai (DXB) I flew with Emirates from Barcelona to Dubai. My flight was provided by South African Tourism (Australia) who were flying me from Barcelona to Johannesburg. This was the first leg of that trip. The tourism office sent me the itinerary to confirm if I was […]

Flight Review: Vueling – Manchester to Barcelona

Flight: Vueling VY 8749 From: Manchester (MAN) To: Barcelona (BCN) I flew with Vueling from Manchester to Barcelona. In selecting who to fly with I compared flights via Skyscanner.com. There were some flights around the same price range with easyJet and Ryanair, and in the end I went with Vueling because I had never flown […]

Flight Review: Singapore Airlines: Premium Economy – Singapore to London Heathrow

Flight: Singapore Airlines SQ 322 From: Singapore (SIN) To: London Heathrow (LHR) Class: Premium Economy This is my review of Premium Economy Class on Singapore Airlines from Singapore to London. My flight was provided by Singapore Airlines to review their inaugural premium economy flight from London Heathrow to Singapore in 2015. This was the return […]

Flight Review: Tigerair – Penang to Singapore

Flight: Tigerair TR 2429 From: Penang (PEN) To: Singapore (SIN) I flew with Tigerair from Penang to Singapore. I compared airfares online via Skyscanner. There are four airlines that serve Penang and Singapore; AirAsia, Tigerair, Jetstar, and Silkair. Tigerair and AirAsia were the cheapest options and I went with Tigerair mainly because my last two […]

Flight Review: AirAsia – Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur

Flight: AirAsia AK 135 From: Hong Kong (HKG) To: Kuala Lumpur (KUL) I flew with AirAsia from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur. I compared flights online with Skyscanner and AirAsia was by far the cheapest option. The scheduled flight time between Hong Kong and KL is 3 hours and 55 minutes, though the flying time […]

Flight Review: AirAsia – Bangkok (DMK) to Hong Kong

Flight: AirAsia FD 508 From: Bangkok (DMK) To: Hong Kong (HKG) I flew with AirAsia from Bangkok to Hong Kong. I booked it after doing an airfare comparison with Skyscanner. I prefer not to fly early in the morning but there weren’t many options by the time I booked so I had to settle with […]

Flight Review: Thai Smile – Bangkok (BKK) to Surat Thani

Flight: Thai Smile WE 251 From: Bangkok (BKK) To: Surat Thai (URT) I flew with Thai Smile from Bangkok to Surat Thani. Surat Thani is in the south of Thailand and is the gateway airport for the gulf islands of Koh Samui and Koh Phangan (my eventual destination). There is an airport on Samui but […]