Flight Review – Ryanair FR666: Dublin Terminal 1 to Birmingham by Boeing 737-800

With the short one-night stay in Dublin completed, it's time to head back to the UK via Birmingham for my actual holiday destination, on Ryanair FR666 from Dublin Terminal 1. I quite like the departure screens showing the direction to the check-in row, makes it so much faster to figure out where to go. Ryanair's … Continue reading Flight Review – Ryanair FR666: Dublin Terminal 1 to Birmingham by Boeing 737-800

Flight Review – Ryanair FR671: Birmingham to Dublin Terminal 1 by Boeing 737-800

Ryanair is apparently the world's worst airline as claimed by travellers all over the internet. Being a fan of all things budget, Ryanair is definitely on top of my list for airlines that I would like to try flying at least once in my life. On this trip to the UK, I found a really … Continue reading Flight Review – Ryanair FR671: Birmingham to Dublin Terminal 1 by Boeing 737-800

Flight Review – Malaysia Airlines MH4: Kuala Lumpur to London Heathrow Terminal 4 by Airbus A350-900

Coming in from my MH602 flight from Singapore, it's finally time for the highlight flight of this journey - Malaysia Airlines MH4 from Kuala Lumpur to London Heathrow by Malaysia Airlines' flagship Airbus A350-900, an aircraft which I had wanted to try since before its delivery but didn't make it for their short-haul trials because … Continue reading Flight Review – Malaysia Airlines MH4: Kuala Lumpur to London Heathrow Terminal 4 by Airbus A350-900

Flight Review – Malaysia Airlines MH602: Singapore to Kuala Lumpur (for London Heathrow) by Boeing 737-800 (ML-series)

Despite being on a very familiar flight route with a familiar airline, this time, I'm heading to a rather different destination. As with most daytime connections through KL, I am booked on Malaysia Airlines MH602 from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, the first flight of the day, in order to meet the connections in KLIA for … Continue reading Flight Review – Malaysia Airlines MH602: Singapore to Kuala Lumpur (for London Heathrow) by Boeing 737-800 (ML-series)

Flight Review – AirAsia AK6173: EXTREME 7 Hours 27 Minutes Delayed Flight from Alor Setar to Johor Bahru by Airbus A320-200 – Abandoned

From my Ekspres Kesatuan bus from Penang Sentral and my Grab from Alor Setar Terminal Shahab Perdana, I arrived at Alor Setar Sultan Abdul Halim Airport about 1 hour before the departure time for my AirAsia AK6173 flight from Alor Setar to Johor Bahru. Seems to be smooth sailing from Penang so far. Or so … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK6173: EXTREME 7 Hours 27 Minutes Delayed Flight from Alor Setar to Johor Bahru by Airbus A320-200 – Abandoned

Flight Review – AirAsia AK6422: Johor Bahru to Penang by Airbus A320-200

AirAsia AK6422 is one of many frequent flights from Johor Bahru to Penang, with 7 flights operating on a Saturday. I picked this late afternoon departure to get across the Causeway safely with minimal risk of missing my flight, and to pair it with my return flight from Alor Setar so that I needn't head … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK6422: Johor Bahru to Penang by Airbus A320-200

Flight Review – Jetstar Asia 3K286: Medan to Singapore by Airbus A320-200 (Emergency Exit Row Extra Legroom Seat)

Jetstar Asia 3K286 is a once-weekly flight Medan to Singapore departing on Monday mornings, allowing people in Medan to head back to Singapore after the weekend by taking a half-day leave off from work. The combination with the onward flight of Jetstar Asia 3K287 allowed me a true full weekend in Medan to explore the … Continue reading Flight Review – Jetstar Asia 3K286: Medan to Singapore by Airbus A320-200 (Emergency Exit Row Extra Legroom Seat)

Flight Review – Jetstar Asia 3K287: Singapore to Medan by Airbus A320-200

Jetstar Asia 3K287 is a once-weekly flight from Singapore to Medan in the evening, possibly to cater to those heading home for the weekend while taking minimal leave from work. As the schedule worked out pretty well for a free-fare flight, I opted for this flight to head to Medan to cover the last remaining … Continue reading Flight Review – Jetstar Asia 3K287: Singapore to Medan by Airbus A320-200

Flight Review – Indonesia AirAsia QZ268: Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 2) to Singapore by Airbus A320-200

Indonesia AirAsia QZ268 is the last Indonesia AirAsia flight of the day from Jakarta to Singapore, with a dinner-time flight time, making it very time-effective to get back home from Jakarta. As all AirAsia flights had moved to Terminal 2 of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, I caught the Skytrain there to head for my flight. Terminal … Continue reading Flight Review – Indonesia AirAsia QZ268: Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 2) to Singapore by Airbus A320-200

Flight Review – Indonesia AirAsia QZ263: Singapore to Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 2) by Airbus A320-200

I booked this Jakarta trip as a gamble, not knowing the precise date when the MRT Jakarta would actually open, since I wanted to secure a low fare about 2 months before. Thankfully, with the news updates closer to the date, it turns out that my prediction was almost spot on and I made this … Continue reading Flight Review – Indonesia AirAsia QZ263: Singapore to Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 2) by Airbus A320-200