Flight Review – Vietnam Airlines VN657: Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore by Airbus A350-900 Version 2 (Zodiac/Safran Seats)

Coming in from my VN409 flight from Seoul, there is actually a tight connection of 40 minutes to Singapore on VN655. However, Vietnam Airlines did not sell this connection, and thus I had to wait for 2 hours and 45 minutes for my connecting flight, Vietnam Airlines VN657 from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore. … Continue reading Flight Review – Vietnam Airlines VN657: Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore by Airbus A350-900 Version 2 (Zodiac/Safran Seats)

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Flight Review – Vietnam Airlines VN656: Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City (for Seoul-Incheon) by Airbus A350-900 Version 2 (Zodiac/Safran Seats)

Vietnam Airlines offers one of the lowest full-service airfares in the region. With a rather cheap airfare to Seoul on the super long National Day weekend, I decided to try out their services with a very reasonable fare. On top of that, Vietnam Airlines has also recently increased the capacity of one of their flights … Continue reading Flight Review – Vietnam Airlines VN656: Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City (for Seoul-Incheon) by Airbus A350-900 Version 2 (Zodiac/Safran Seats)

Flight Review – AirAsia AK1727: Penang to Singapore by Airbus A320-200

Heading back to Singapore after a hearty dinner at Deen Maju Nasi Kandar at Jalan Gurdwara, I decided to use AirAsia as well, instead of coming back overland by bus or train, as it costs just RM45 all in, making it the cheapest option. Thank you, AirAsia. I got my ticket on AirAsia AK1727, the … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK1727: Penang to Singapore by Airbus A320-200

Flight Review – Malaysia Airlines MH1: London Heathrow Terminal 4 to Kuala Lumpur by Airbus A350-900

While there could be 10,000 different flight numbers possible for use, the flight bearing the number 1 tends to be the airline's flagship route, which is exactly why I'm choosing to fly Malaysia Airlines MH1 from London back to Kuala Lumpur this evening for the prestige in flying on Malaysia Airlines' flagship route on its … Continue reading Flight Review – Malaysia Airlines MH1: London Heathrow Terminal 4 to Kuala Lumpur by Airbus A350-900

Great Western Railway + TfL Rail: Oxford to Heathrow Terminal 4 via Slough and Hayes & Harlington by Train

Coming to the end of my UK holiday, it's now time to head back to Heathrow Airport for my flight back to KL and Singapore. As I had purchased an Off-Peak Return ticket to Oxford, I'm heading back to the airport by train too. While not as convenient as getting a direct bus, they are … Continue reading Great Western Railway + TfL Rail: Oxford to Heathrow Terminal 4 via Slough and Hayes & Harlington by Train

TfL Rail + Great Western Railway: Heathrow Terminal 4 to Oxford via Hayes & Harlington and Slough by Train

Heathrow Rail stations are served by Heathrow Express and TfL Rail trains, which are connected to the National Rail system and tickets throughout the UK can be easily booked to and from Heathrow with just a single ticket. As such, I booked myself to Oxford from Heathrow by Rail, using the TfL Rail and Great … Continue reading TfL Rail + Great Western Railway: Heathrow Terminal 4 to Oxford via Hayes & Harlington and Slough by Train

Heathrow Express + TfL Rail: Heathrow Terminal 5 to Heathrow Terminal 4 by Free Train Transfer

I had originally planned to leave for Oxford directly from Heathrow Terminal 5 on my booked connection from Slough with a seat reservation, but as I checked the departure time at the platform, I realised that my train would have come in just after the connection from the TfL Rail service, since it was timetabled … Continue reading Heathrow Express + TfL Rail: Heathrow Terminal 5 to Heathrow Terminal 4 by Free Train Transfer

TfL Rail + Heathrow Express: Heathrow Terminal 4 to Heathrow Terminal 5 by Free Inter-Terminal Train Transfer

To kickstart this trip, I decided to explore the free Inter-Terminal Transfer trains around Heathrow since it was, well, free. This also allows me to get on the Heathrow Express for free, which would otherwise overrun my budget immediately once I buy a regular ticket on it for Paddington. On top of that, I wanted to … Continue reading TfL Rail + Heathrow Express: Heathrow Terminal 4 to Heathrow Terminal 5 by Free Inter-Terminal Train Transfer

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 – 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