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Hainan Airlines launch the Prime Wings International Lounge at Terminal 2 Beijing Airport

March 29, 2017 Category: ,

Hainan Airlines is shortly to open it’s first international VIP lounge, the Prime Wings Lounge, located at Terminal 2 of Beijing Capital International Airport. Regarded as Hainan Airlines current flagship project, the Prime Wings Lounge will be available to Hainan Airlines business class customers and top tier frequent flyer guests travelling on international flights. Refreshing… Read more ›

Lufthansa business class flight review from Munich to London

March 25, 2017 Category:

Lufthansa A319 Departure Airport An early afternoon flight (14.40 hrs) from Munich Airport Terminal 2. Used self-serve check in to obtain boarding pass, and then headed to the First/Business class security lane which had no queues, and was through in less than 2 minutes. Easypass electronic passport control worked well, and once airside here at… Read more ›

Munich Airport 5-Star Airport rating is renewed

March 25, 2017 Category:

Dr Michael Kerkloh, President & CEO of Munich Airport (centre), Mr Edward Plaisted, Skytrax (left) Munich Airport’s 5-Star Quality Rating has been renewed by Skytrax, the international air transport rating organisation. In retaining this highest 5-Star assessment, Munich Airport remains the only airport in Europe to hold this top tier status. The 5-Star Airport rating… Read more ›

Best airports of 2017 unveiled at World Airport Awards

March 14, 2017 Category:

Singapore Changi Airport has been named as the World’s Best Airport by air travellers for the fifth consecutive year, at the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Amsterdam on 14th March 2017. Attending the awards ceremony were the CEO’s, Chairmen, Presidents and Top management from airports across the globe. The World’s… Read more ›

Chubu Centrair International Airport is the world’s first 5-Star Regional Airport

February 17, 2017 Category:

Mr Masanao Tomozoe (left), Centrair President & CEO receives Award from Mr Edward Plaisted Chubu Centrair International Airport in Nagoya is announced as the world’s first 5-Star Regional Airport by SKYTRAX, the international air transport rating organisation. This 5-Star Rating is the top quality award that can be achieved by an airport. With 6 major… Read more ›

Skytrax announce the 5-Star Regional Airport award

February 3, 2017 Category:

The international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax, has announced a new Regional Airport Rating classification for the World Airport Rating programme. This has been introduced to enable proper Quality recognition of airports that predominantly focus on regional routes and / or domestic operations. The previous World Airport Rating applied a single ranking denomination for all… Read more ›

British Airways economy class flight from London to Berlin

February 1, 2017 Category:

Departure Airport An early morning flight from Terminal 5 Heathrow, so used the BA app to check-in the night before. A very easy system, and with no need to use the self-check-in machines it takes just 5 minutes from arriving at Terminal 5 to clear security. Boarding An effective boarding service is provided for business… Read more ›

Hamad International Airport awarded 5-Star Airport rating

January 5, 2017 Category: ,

Hamad International Airport has today been awarded with the global 5-Star Airport rating by Skytrax, the international air transport research organisation. This 5-Star Rating is the top quality award that can be achieved by an airport, and only five other airports in the world have gained this prestigious accolade. Four of those airports are in… Read more ›

Flight Report : Emirates A380 from Birmingham to Dubai

December 31, 2016 Category:

Departure Airport Check-in for Emirates is in area C of the main terminal building at Birmingham and initial signage makes finding the area very easy. The check-in area benefits from excellent branding and queue management, giving a very positive first impression to customers. I checked in relatively early for the flight and so queuing time… Read more ›

Flight Report : ANA from Frankfurt to Tokyo

December 20, 2016 Category: ,

Departure Airport Arrival into Frankfurt was on a Lufthansa connection flight and therefore do not experience check-in for ANA. On arrival there are 3 Lufthansa staff offering “live” connection information and this is excellent. It is quite a lengthy walk from Terminal 1 A gates to B gates for the FRA-HND departure and security is… Read more ›