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 – AirAsia AK700: Singapore to Kuala Lumpur (for Padang) by Airbus A320-200

I had actually booked my ticket to Padang on AirAsia's non-stop flight QZ140 more than a year before travelling, but they terminated the route shortly after it was launched. Nevertheless, I took up the offered reroute via KL option to still make it to Padang at no additional cost to me and got a seat on … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK700: Singapore to Kuala Lumpur (for Padang) by Airbus A320-200

Singapore Airlines SQ910: Singapore to Manila by Boeing 777-200

Manila is a reciprocally-popular destination from Singapore, with around 14 pairs of non-stop flights daily in total. Among the 4 pairs of Singapore Airlines flights daily, SQ910 is the only morning flight from Singapore to Manila, departing at 9.20am. Singapore Airlines operates from both Terminals 2 and 3 at Changi Airport, depending on the destination. As … Continue reading Singapore Airlines SQ910: Singapore to Manila by Boeing 777-200

Lounge Review – Plaza Premium Lounge (Penang International Airport): A Comprehensive Lounge Sufficient for Short-Haul Flights

Penang International Airport has a pretty compact layout and a relatively simple departure transit area. Despite this, there lies a Plaza Premium Lounge on the mezzanine level of the departure area just after immigration. Thanks to my Malindo Business Class ticket which includes a visit to the Plaza Premium Lounge, it's time to have brunch. The … Continue reading Lounge Review – Plaza Premium Lounge (Penang International Airport): A Comprehensive Lounge Sufficient for Short-Haul Flights

ETS Gold: (JB Sentral and) Gemas to Kuala Lumpur by Night Train

This post is about the travel experience onboard the ETS Gold. Click here to visit the dedicated ETS Gold information page. Since the cessation of KTM Intercity services in April, there is no more through train service between JB Sentral and KL Sentral. However, an overnight train combination still exists if you wish to travel … Continue reading ETS Gold: (JB Sentral and) Gemas to Kuala Lumpur by Night Train