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Review of the United Club at London Heathrow Airport

November 17, 2015

Images of United Airlines in times gone by adorn the Heathrow lounge LOUNGE INFORMATION AND ACCESS The United Club is located in the satellite building of Terminal 2 at London’s Heathrow Airport, about an 8-minute walk after you pass through security. If want to do duty free shopping, this is primarily located in the main… Read more ›

Ethiopian Airlines to showcase flight fully handled by women

The evening of Wednesday 18th November will mark another major historical milestone at Ethiopian Airlines, when they will be showing the world a fully women operated flight from their home base airport of Addis Ababa to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi return. This Ethiopian Airlines flight will be fully handled by women. On the ground this includes baggage… 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 ›

5-Star Rating for Tokyo Haneda Airport

November 3, 2015

Mr Isao Takashiro (right) President of Japan Airport Terminal Co receives the 5-Star Airport Award Haneda Airport (Tokyo International Airport) has been awarded the global 5-Star Airport quality ranking for 2015/2016 by SKYTRAX, the international air transport rating organisation. The 5-Star Airport rating recognises the highest standards of Product and Staff service across different assessment… Read more ›

Lounge Report : Zurich Airport VIP Lounge

November 1, 2015

Indulge in some Confiserie Sprungli LOUNGE INFORMATION Zurich Airport Lounge is a VIP lounge facility, offering a luxurious and peaceful oasis of calm, separated from the hustle and bustle of the main terminal area. ACCESS TO THE LOUNGE Lounge entrance can be pre-booked through Zurich Airport with a range of different options available. For departing… 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 ›

Changing fortunes for Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner

On the day that Aeroflot discussed it’s scrapping of an order for 22 Boeing 787 aircraft, Taiwanese carrier, EVA Air has been announced as a buyer for up to 24 of the latest Boeing 787-10 variant. According to a report on Bloomberg, Aeroflot is trying to get out of an agreement to buy Dreamliners from… Read more ›

Flight Report: London to Moscow on Aeroflot

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

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 ›