Tag Archives: Singapore

Singapore Airlines, First Class – Airbus A 380: Sydney to Singapore

INTRODUCTION I was going to start by saying that I’m on my way home. But given that I’ll only be home for something like 24 hours, let’s just say that, sadly, it’s time for me to leave Sydney and head … Continue reading

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Garuda Indonesia, First Class – Boeing B 777-300: Jakarta to London

INTRODUCTION Three days before my flight back to London, I receive an e-mail from the Garuda First Class concierge asking me a) what I had in mind for the complimentary pick-up, b) if I had any specific dietary requirements they … Continue reading

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Hotel Majapahit, Surabaya

Here’s the link to the Hotel The Majapahit Hotel, Surabaya was built in 1910 by Lucas Sarkies, who also founded The Raffles Hotel in Singapore. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. The hotel has the same old world charm as … Continue reading

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Singapore Airlines, Business Class – Airbus A 380: New York JFK to Frankfurt

Date: 25. August 2016. Departure: 21h30. Arrival: 15h30. Flight time: 8 hours, plus 5 hours sitting around. Seat: 14A. INTRODUCTION The last time I took the Singapore Airlines flight from New York to Frankfurt was on 17 January 2008, on … Continue reading

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Cathay Pacific Airways, Business Class – B 777-300ER: Singapore to Hong Kong

INTRODUCTION In Singapore I spend the entire week at the Singapore Air Show, as an exhibitor in the Swiss Pavilion. It’s certainly been an interesting week. Not only do I get up close and personal with Qatar’s gorgeous B 787, … Continue reading

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