News category : Airline Flight Report

Flight Report: Xi’an to Sanya with China Eastern Airlines

December 18, 2015

Onboard China Eastern Airlines A321 DEPARTURE AIRPORT China Eastern Airlines use Terminal 3 at Xi’an Airport. This is the newest terminal, and provides a spacious and comfortable facility. Check in for China Eastern Premium customers has a separate area with carpet and armchairs. Staff on duty at 6.30am check in were efficient at retrieving the… Read more ›

Flight Report: Quito to Bogota with Avianca Ecuador

December 18, 2015

Quito to Bogota in Avianca economy class (aircraft was branded with Aerogal livery) DEPARTURE AIRPORT Quito is a relatively new airport open for almost 3 years. The main terminal is split between International and domestic flights. For a smaller International airport it has a good range of shopping and dining options, and from the Airport… Read more ›

Flight Report: Bogota to London in Avianca business class

December 18, 2015

Business Class seats on Avianca’s newer A330 aircraft DEPARTURE AIRPORT Arrived into Bogota from Quito and remained in transfer for this flight to London. On arrival ahead of schedule and having parked on the domestic apron, customers were bussed to the International arrivals area, which took about 10-minutes. Staying in transit for an onward flight… Read more ›

Flight Report: London to Zurich on SWISS

November 7, 2015

LX 345 : Heathrow to Zurich business class (flying ZRH-CDG later same day) DEPARTURE AIRPORT No need to check in at London Heathrow Terminal 2 having already printed boarding pass and travelling with hand luggage only. From drop off by the terminal entrance it is less than 2 minutes walk to FastTrack security, where processing… Read more ›

Flight Report: Guangzhou to London on China Southern

November 4, 2015

China Southern Airlines Boeing 787 THE FLIGHT Guangzhou to London Heathrow in China Southern Airlines First Class. DEPARTURE AIRPORT Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is the home base for China Southern Airlines. A relatively modern airport, like so many in China it can be overcrowded at peak times, and a new terminal is currently under construction,… Read more ›

Flight Report: Moscow to Beijing on Hainan Airlines

October 16, 2015

Hainan Airlines Airbus A330 DEPARTURE AIRPORT In transit at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, and was impressed with some of the improvements they have made to the airside facilities since my last visit. Did not have to use immigration, and headed instead to Terminal E where the flight was departing from. AIRLINE LOUNGE Hainan Airlines customers (and… Read more ›

Flight Report: London to Moscow on Aeroflot

October 16, 2015

Aeroflot A321 aircraft DEPARTURE AIRPORT Check in at London Heathrow Terminal 4 was quick, with dedicated premoum counter and no queuing required. A 4 minute walk to the FastTrack security, where processing took 5 minutes – luckily not a day when bags were subjected to the random secondary searches which can take an eternity here… Read more ›

Flight Report: Tokyo to London Heathrow on ANA

October 16, 2015

ANA Boeing 777 aircraft DEPARTURE AIRPORT Tokyo Haneda International terminal is a joy to use, well organised, not too crowded and nice facilities. The ANA check in took just a couple of minutes, the Fast Track security another 2 minutes, and instant service at a quite empty immigration counter. The ANA Suite lounge is a… Read more ›

Flight Report: London to Frankfurt on Lufthansa

October 15, 2015

Lufthansa A321 aircraft DEPARTURE AIRPORT Having checked in online and travelling with hand luggage only, went through FastTrack security at Heathrow Terminal 2 in less than 5 minutes, and it was just a 2 minute stroll from there to the Lufthansa lounge. AIRLINE LOUNGE Lufthansa business class lounge at Heathrow still has a new feel… Read more ›

Air China First Class flight review

August 16, 2015

First Class Flight Review : Flying on Air China Boeing 777-300ER From Beijing to London The only benefit of Air China First Class seems to be getting a comfortable seat. This, and the flight departure time was my main reason for choosing to fly Air China from Beijing to London. Having suffered yet another delayed… Read more ›