Lounge Review: Banua Premiere Lounge (Padang Minangkabau International Airport) – Unbelievable Value for an Airport Lounge

As I had about a 2-hour wait for my AirAsia AK407 flight to Kuala Lumpur at Minangkabau International Airport and the entire transit area could have been walked completely in 2 minutes, I headed upstairs just to check out the available lounges for fun. The first lounge right up the escalator was the Minangkabau Lounge, which … Continue reading Lounge Review: Banua Premiere Lounge (Padang Minangkabau International Airport) – Unbelievable Value for an Airport Lounge

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KRDE Minangkabau Express: Padang (Simpang Haru) to Minangkabau International Airport (BIM) by Train

After a short 2-night stay in Padang, it was time to head back in the morning of the third day. I had two options to get to the airport - the Minangbakau Express which will get me there more than 2 hours early for my flight, or a Grab to the airport which would be … Continue reading KRDE Minangkabau Express: Padang (Simpang Haru) to Minangkabau International Airport (BIM) by Train

KRDE Minangkabau Express: Minangkabau International Airport (BIM) to Padang (Simpang Haru) by Train

With the on time arrival of my AirAsia flight from KL , I had a comfortable 1 hour to clear immigration and catch the Minangkabau Express to the city. Despite being the third airport link in Indonesia, the Minangkabau Express does not charge a premium Railink rate, but rather, just a slightly higher fare than normal … Continue reading KRDE Minangkabau Express: Minangkabau International Airport (BIM) to Padang (Simpang Haru) by Train

Indonesia AirAsia QZ141: Padang (Minangkabau International Airport) to Singapore (Changi Airport Terminal 4) by Airbus A320-200

Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ141 has been terminated. There are no more non-stop flights between Singapore and Padang. Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ141 is a new flight from Padang to Singapore, launched on 9 February 2018, departing once daily. Despite being a morning flight, I opted to fly back to Singapore on this route as it is the … Continue reading Indonesia AirAsia QZ141: Padang (Minangkabau International Airport) to Singapore (Changi Airport Terminal 4) by Airbus A320-200

KRDE Minangkabau Express : Minangkabau International Airport to Padang (Simpang Haru) by Train

The Minangkabau Express is Indonesia's third airport rail link after Medan's ARS Kualanamu and Jakarta's ARS Soekarno-Hatta. The service commenced operations on 1 May 2018, with President Joko Widodo officially inaugurating the line on 21 May 2018. Having predicted the opening date of the Minangkabau Express early this year, I purchased myself a cheap ticket on Indonesia AirAsia … Continue reading KRDE Minangkabau Express : Minangkabau International Airport to Padang (Simpang Haru) by Train

Indonesia AirAsia QZ140: Singapore (Changi Airport Terminal 4) to Padang (Minangkabau International Airport) by Airbus A320-200

Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ140 has been terminated. There are no more non-stop flights between Singapore and Padang. Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ140 is a new flight from Singapore to Padang, launched on 9 February 2018, departing once daily. This new flight and destination was launched together with Medan, with a Medan-based plane operating the KNO-SIN-PDG-SIN-KNO route. … Continue reading Indonesia AirAsia QZ140: Singapore (Changi Airport Terminal 4) to Padang (Minangkabau International Airport) by Airbus A320-200