Airline Reviews

TAP Air Portugal – Facts & Figures

TAP Air Portugal is the flag carrier of Portugal. Over the last few years, TAP has gone through a transformation from a dusty, little known airline to a modern, innovative carrier that offers new cabins and friendly service at very competitive prices. As a StarAlliance carrier, they are a great alternative across the Atlantic, to Africa and around Europe. Find out all … Continue reading

Qatar Airways named best airline in 2019 by SkyTrax

Qatar Airways was named the Best Airline in 2019 in the SkyTrax Global Airline Awards, pushing last years winner Singapore Airlines to the second spot. ANA All Nippon Air claims third place again. Just as over the last 10 years, StarAlliance dominates the charts with 5 of the top ten belonging to the alliance. SkyTeam has no carrier in the Top … Continue reading

Turkish Airlines plans new business class seats for Boeing 777 jets!

Turkish Airlines announced their new business class seats on new planes entering service this year earlier and I was excited that they are moving to a 1-2-1 layout on their Airbus A350 and Boeing B787 planes. Now, they have announced that they are planning to renovate their fleet of Boeing B777 planes and also introduce direct aisle access in business … Continue reading

Plaza Premium Lounge expanding to United States!

Plaza Premium Group, with headquarters in Hong Kong, is planning to open lounges in the USA. I’m a frequent guest at Plaza Premium lounges at airports around Asia thanks to my Priority Pass membership and enjoy their services. This is great news for US travelers as there are far to few lounges at US airports, they are frequently overcrowded and … Continue reading

Review: New Turkish Airlines Lounge at Bangkok Suvarnabumi Airport, with access for Priority Pass and StarAlliance!

Turkish Airlines just opened a new lounge at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport. It’s large, peaceful and service food that’s just as good as what you expect onboard Turkish Airlines. Service is friendly and you can even get a shower to refresh before your flight.  It’s available to Business Class passengers of Turkish Airlines, StarAlliance Gold Elite members departing on a StarAlliance … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines – Facts & Figures

Singapore Airlines is the flag carrier of Singapore and widely considered to be one of the best airlines in the world, confirmed by regularly winning airline quality awards. They exclusively fly long-haul routes and offer some of the most desirable business and first class cabins in the industry. They were my “home” carrier while I lived in Singapore and one … Continue reading

A good value airline to Asia – Review of Philippine Airlines Economy

Updated 2019: Philippine Airlines Economy Class is offering good service, food and entertainment, as well as nice cabins on their new planes, at reasonable prices. That makes them good value on trans-pacific routes or across Asia and a good alternative to US carriers and other low-priced Asian airlines! Philippine Airlines has made great strides in service, entertainment and food and … Continue reading