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 – Singapore Airlines SQ181: Brunei to Singapore by Boeing 777-300

SQ181 is one out of up to three daily flights from Brunei to Singapore, with the other two flights operated by Royal Brunei Airlines. Singapore Airlines fly this route five times a week, with just two flights operated by Singapore Airlines' own aircraft, with the other three using a Silkair-operated A320. As my flight was on a … Continue reading Flight Review – Singapore Airlines SQ181: Brunei to Singapore by Boeing 777-300

Cathay Pacific CX711: Hong Kong to Singapore by Airbus A350-900

Having completed checking-in at Hong Kong station on the MTR Airport Express Line, it was a simple affair at Hong Kong International Airport to head for our Cathay Pacific flight back to Singapore. CX711 offers a near-perfect flight timing from Hong Kong, departing at 4.10pm and arriving in Singapore at 8.05pm. And what better way … Continue reading Cathay Pacific CX711: Hong Kong to Singapore by Airbus A350-900

Cathay Pacific CX714: Singapore to Hong Kong by Boeing 777-300 (73Z) New Regional

Cathay Pacific is the flag carrier of Hong Kong and a major player on the heavily-utilized Singapore - Hong Kong route with up to 8 return flights daily. It also operates the only overnight flight between the two cities which while is too short to have a proper sleep on it, it offers the most … Continue reading Cathay Pacific CX714: Singapore to Hong Kong by Boeing 777-300 (73Z) New Regional

Garuda Indonesia GA838: Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta to Singapore by Airbus A330-300

Terminal 3 (also known as Terminal 3 Ultimate) is the newest passenger terminal of Jakarta Soekarno–Hatta International Airport. It is located nearer to the highway to Jakarta city than the existing Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 cluster. With my Garuda Indonesia flight back to Singapore, it also gives me my first opportunity to use this … Continue reading Garuda Indonesia GA838: Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta to Singapore by Airbus A330-300

Garuda Indonesia GA825: Singapore to Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta by Airbus A330-200

Garuda Indonesia operates flies the Singapore - Jakarta route 9 times daily. While the Boeing 737-800 is commonplace in the fleet especially for regional flights, twice a day, one of their widebody jets supplement the schedule with extra seats. During the day, GA825 uses the Airbus A330-200 for the short shuttle. GA825 departed from Gate A21 … Continue reading Garuda Indonesia GA825: Singapore to Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta by Airbus A330-200

Day 2: Disembarking from the KM Kelud at the Port of Tanjung Priok

The KM Kelud was already outside of the Port of Tanjung Priok at around 5pm, when dinner was served, and stopped short of entering the port. After about another half an hour of non-movement, the captain made an announcement saying that we are "drifting" as they are waiting for the pilot to board the ship to … Continue reading Day 2: Disembarking from the KM Kelud at the Port of Tanjung Priok