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

Flight Review – Jetstar Asia 3K206: Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 3) to Singapore by Airbus A320-200

Jetstar Asia 3K206 is the last flight of the day among every airline from Jakarta to Singapore, departing at 9.35pm. Despite arriving in Singapore past midnight, this schedule allows me to maximise my day in Jakarta and even allowed me enough time to go to Bandung and back comfortably before flying back to Singapore. I … Continue reading Flight Review – Jetstar Asia 3K206: Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 3) to Singapore by Airbus A320-200

Flight Review – Jetstar Asia 3K201: Singapore to Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 3) by Airbus A320-200

Jetstar Asia is a Singapore-based low-cost airline, a subsidiary of Australia's Qantas. As I bought my ticket during a rare free seats sale, here I am trying out Jetstar Asia to Jakarta rather than hopping on my typical AirAsia flights. While pretty early, Jetstar Asia Airways 3K201 gets me into Jakarta for a rather full … Continue reading Flight Review – Jetstar Asia 3K201: Singapore to Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 3) by Airbus A320-200

Flight Review – Thai Smile Airways WE25: Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi by Airbus A320-200

As I was short on time for this trip, I opted to fly back to Bangkok instead of catching the train as that would get me into Bangkok too late at night. While comparing fares online, I somehow found that Thai Smile had a lower fare than low-cost carriers and even the train despite them … Continue reading Flight Review – Thai Smile Airways WE25: Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi by Airbus A320-200