Flight Review: Vietnam Airlines – Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 772 From: Sydney (SYD) To: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) I flew with Vietnam Airlines from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City. The flight was booked for me as part of a media trip, and it was the return leg of my Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney flight. My day […]

Flight Review: Qantas – Brisbane to Sydney

Flight: Qantas QF 505 From: Brisbane (BNE) To: Sydney (SYD) I flew with Qantas from Brisbane to Sydney. This was the return leg of my previous Qantas flight, where I was connecting in Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City. My flight was part of a media trip which ended in Brisbane, so the flight was […]

Flight Review: Jetstar – Melbourne to Brisbane

Flight: Jetstar JQ 570 From: Melbourne (MEL) To: Brisbane (BNE) I flew with Jetstar from Melbourne to Brisbane. I compared airfares with Skyscanner.com to pick a flight out of the four airlines that fly this route. Ultimately I was looking for the latest flight in the day at the best price. In this case Jetstar […]

Flight Review: Virgin Australia – Gold Coast to Melbourne

Flight: Virgin Australia VA 736 From: Gold Coast (OOL) To: Melbourne (MEL) I flew with Virgin Australia from the Gold Coast to Melbourne. I compared flight options with Skyscanner.com and went with Virgin for the combination of price and time of day. I’m not a frequent flyer of domestic Australian flights, and this was only […]

Flight Review: Solomon Airlines – Honiara to Brisbane

Flight: Solomon Airlines IE 700 From: Honiara (HIR) To: Brisbane (BNE) I flew with Solomon Airlines from Honiara to Brisbane. This was the return leg of my flight from Brisbane to Honiara, and I was visiting Solomon Islands as part of a media trip from Australia. Solomon Airlines operates flights to Brisbane in codeshare with […]

Island and reef hopping with Solomon Airlines – Honiara to Gizo and Munda

Flight: Solomon Airlines IE 800 From: Honiara (HIR) To: Gizo Nusatupe (GZO) Flight: Solomon Airlines IE 801 From: Gizo Nusatupe (GZO) To: Munda (MUA) To: Honiara (HIR) Solomon Islands is a nation of over 900 islands stretching about 1,500 kilometres across the South Pacific. Being an island nation, domestic air travel plays a big part […]

Flight Review: Solomon Airlines – Brisbane to Honiara

Flight: Solomon Airlines IE 701 From: Brisbane (BNE) To: Honiara (HIR) I flew with Solomon Airlines from Brisbane to Honiara. I flew as a guest of the airline and Tourism Solomons, where I was visiting with a media group from Australia. Solomon Airlines operates a 5-times a week service to Brisbane, which is the sole […]

Flight Review: Qantas – Sydney to Brisbane

Flight: Qantas QF 524 From: Sydney (SYD) To: Brisbane (BNE) I flew with Qantas from Sydney to Brisbane. This was the second leg of my journey from Vietnam, where there are no direct flights to Brisbane. The flight was booked for me on behalf of a project I was working on. Being Australian I have […]

Flight Review: Vietnam Airlines – Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 773 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Sydney (SYD) I flew with Vietnam Airlines from Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney. My eventual destination was Brisbane, which has no direct flights to Vietnam. I had a number of other flight options, including flights via Hong Kong and Singapore, but this […]

Flight Review: Jetstar Pacific – Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City

Flight: Jetstar Pacific BL 585 From: Da Nang (DAD) To: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) I flew with Jetstar Pacific from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City. There are multiple flights a day between the two cities by Jetstar, Vietjet Air, and Vietnam Airlines. I don’t have a particular preference for an airline, so […]