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Merry Christmas! From San Francisco!

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Hey guys, I am in San Francisco! I am flying Alaska to Seattle and Delta back to Los Angles and the Sichuan back to Guangzhou, I will post reviews when I am back to Singapore. Stay Tunned as Always!

Hello from Los Angles

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Hello guys, I have been missing for the past few days, hope everyone is fine. I flew Singapore to Guangzhou on  China Southern, Guangzhou to Chendu to Jinan on Sichuan. The experice o Sichuan is actually not that bad. More is coming later, Stay Tuned as always!

Live from Singapore Airport

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Hello guys, I am currently in Singapore Airport, sitting in the gate waiting for boarding, again if I did not update this blog in the next few day, this is due to the Great Firewall. Stay tuned as always!! Thank you for your understanding!

American adds Miami – Bonaire from Jun18

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Quick Message to readers: I am going to fly to Guangzhou tomorrow, I may not update the blog for the next few days due to the Great Firefall, I will try my best, stay tuned as always!

American has updated their schedule per Routesonline, adding flights to Bonaire from Miami, this route is planned to start service from 09 Jun, this flight is planned to be operated by an Airbus 319, this flight covered a distance of about 1224mi, operated once weekly on Saturday. Reservation is now opened.


Here is the flight schedule:

AA1379 MIA1205 – 1513BON 319 6
AA1379 BON1605 – 1915MIA 319 6




Qantas is moving their Sydney to London route with a stop in Singapore to 04Mar 2017

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Per Routesonlie today, Qantas has now announced that they will commence their flight to London via Singapore from Sydney on 04 March, this flight will replace their flight that stops in Dubai, making A380 operating to Singapore 1 out of 2 daily flights, the other flight will still be operated by Airbus 330 without further notice. The A380 has not been reconfigured yet to their new product, this retrofit will be complete by 2019-2020, as I wrote about this in August.

Qantas is moving their Sydney to London route stop in Singapore to 04Mar 2017

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Per Routesonlie today, Qantas has now announced that they will commence their flight to London via Singapore from Sydney on 04 March, this flight will replace their flight that stops in Dubai, making A380 operating to Singapore 1 out of 2 daily flights, the other flight will still be operated by Airbus 330 without further notice. The A380 has not been reconfigured yet to their new product, this retrofit will be complete by 2019-2020, as I wrote about this in August.

United Announced Tahiti service from Oct 2018

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United 787



While tickets to Tahiti is very high compared to other destinations, Per Routesonline today, United is now trying their best to operate flights to Tahiti using their Polaris 787s, This route is announced to be operated 3 times a week. However, this flight is subjected to the government approval.

Sichuan Airways Plans 4 Weekly flights between Kunming – Mandalay flights

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Per Routesonline today, Sichuan Airways is starting their Kunming- Mandalay flight, this flight covers a distance of 501 miles, I don't think that there will be many services onboard this flight if this flight is going to be operated, ticket is not yet bookable, this flight planned to be operating by an A320I  also I will going to review this aircraft in about a week of time, so stay tuned.

Deal: Turkish Alexandria-Houston Roundtrip $1529 Business Class

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I promised that I will post long-haul deal today, yes, Per MightyTravels, Turkish is having 1443 USD round trip in March 2018, THis deal is bookable through Turkish Airline Web.

Deal: Bali-Beijing Philippine Airline

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While I will not talk much about deals, because deals mainly come as surprise, This certainly will last a little bit longer than other deals on FlyerTalk given that this is not really a deal that worth much attention. This is why I wrote this blog, this blog feature some deals that famous blogger will not write about. This flight is bookable through Philippine Airline website, which is quite customer friendly. Price out at about $731, a wide range of date, ex: Mar 27- Apr 3. Both legs are on narrowbody which makes this not getting attention. Tomorrow I will be posting one more deal if I can!

Seriously? Singapore/ Silk air with Scoot codeshare service from Dec 2017

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I can sure that many people know that Singapore Airline owns Scoot, but this action is not very good, Singapore Airline and Silk air is full service while Scoot is Budget, beginning this month, codeshare  flights will be happening, it is either Silk operated by Scoot or Singapore Airline operated by Scoot will be appearing on these flights, be careful while buying tickets!!! All this destination that is code-shared in December is the ones that Singapore Airline or Silk Air don't operate.


Silk Air operated by Scoot
Singapore – Athens 
Singapore – Clark
Singapore – Gold Coast
Singapore – Hat Yai
Singapore – Ipoh
Singapore – Krabi
Singapore – Kuching
Singapore – Palembang

Singapore Airlines operated by ScootSingapore – Athens 
Singapore – Clark
Singapore – Gold Coast
Singapore – Hat Yai
Singapore – Ipoh
Singapore – Krabi
Singapore – Kuching
Singapore – Palembang


I am not a person into this, with ScootBiz excellent fare, why I need to buy through Singapore Airline or Silk Air, Connection flights?

Air France is resuming their Taipei Service Starting April 2018

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While Air France has flown to Taipei in the 90 and 00's, Air France just announced today that they are resuming their Taipei Service today, the flight is operated 3 class configured B777-200ER three times a week,  this flight covered 6093 miles (9805km), here is the updated scheduled from Routesonline

AF552 CDG1335 – 0815+1TPE 772 146
AF557 TPE1025 – 1820CDG 772 257


Turkish Airlines: Beijing- Toronto Business Class Round-trip

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I will start this post by talking about some blog updates, I know that many readers are waiting for my blog updates. Last month, this does not work very well, I will try as much as I can to make blog update on the schedule as before.


This deal is bookable through Turkish Airlines website for $1988, which for Turkish Airlines is a good price compare to Chinese Carriers.




Singapore-Tokyo/Seoul/Beijing $821 Malaysian Roundtrip Business Class

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December Update: I will try to do my best to update the blog 4 times a week, if it doesn't, I am sorry about that.

This deal is posted in Flyertalk. Currently, there is still have a lot of dates available, Around $820 for a roundtrip, this deal is bookable via Google Flight. A330 for the long-haul leg which is damn a deal.


Egypt Air is upgrading their Tokyo Flight to Year Round

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Per Routesonline, starting from 25March 2018, Egypt air is turning Tokyo Service to a year-round service, this flight will be operated by Boeing 777-300ER. Here is the schedule

MS964 CAI0030 – 1930NRT 773 7
MS965 NRT2055 – 0325+1CAI 773 7


My Thoughts on Lufthansa's New Business Class

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A few days ago, Lufthansa has revealed their new Business Class product for their Boeing 777Xs, This product looks way more superior than then current Business Class Product.
The product itself looks pretty good, with direct aisle for every seat. However I noticted that this product looks similar to United Polaris which revealed last year.

China Southern is replacing A330-300 to Tokyo Haneda

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I know this could be both good or bad news given that China Southern's 787 is cramped in Economy even though is newer than most of their A330. Business Class feature the same product except that some of their new A330s have staggered Business Class like their 777 and removing First Class.

Per Routesonline today, China Southern is replacing their A330-300 with their B787-8 for CZ385/386, the 737 flight remains the same. This is going to effect from 29Nov.

Thai A350 Route Update in Winter17

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Most people know that Thai uses widebodies flying nearly all of their international flights. Unlike Singapore Airlines, they still own some narrowbodies, operated as Thai Smile. This leaves passenger having a hard time knowing which Thai aircraft is the best. Per Routesonline, Thai is planning to use their A350 on various routes.


Here are the changes
Bangkok – Denpasar TG431/432, replacing 777-300/-300ER in W17
Bangkok – Seoul Incheon TG658/659, replacing 747-400 in W17
Bangkok – Tokyo Narita TG642/643, replacing 777-300/-300ER in W17 

While Thai's 777-300ERs has a great onboard hard product there 300s don't, so Denpasar and Tokyo Narita is a simple upgrade. However for the 747-400s while they are flying short routes eg: Singapore - Bangkok, they marketed their First class as Business Class with Business Class service, I am not really sure what Thai market there Seoul 747's First Class.

Some Air France Winter18 changes

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I know this is going to be a long time until Winter in 2018, Per routesonline today, Air France is downgrading both there Dubai route and their Seattle route. Here are the changes


Paris CDG – Dubai eff 28OCT18 1 of 7 weekly operated by 3-class 777-200ER, instead of 4-class -300ER
Paris CDG – Seattle eff 28OCT18 A330-200 operates during winter season, 3 times a week (777-200ER in summer)

Additional detail of Winter18 is coming soon.

Booked: China Southern Economy Class

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I have make a review on China Southern already, I booked this trip given that I needed to position from Singapore to Guangzhou. For my onward Sichuan Business Class to Los Angles. I will make a full review on this China Southern flight

Scoot 787 Singapore-Hong Kong Scoot Biz

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Check-in at Singapore Changi airport.
Boarding for Hong Kong
Scoot Dreamliner taken us to Hong Kong
Singapore(SIN) –  Hong Kong(HKG)
Monday, June 26
Depart: 6:05AM
Arrive: 9:35AM
Duration: 3hr30min Aircraft: Boeing 787-8
Boarding through door L1 Scoot Biz
For this flight, Scoot allow Economy passenger using door L1 even though they also opened door L2, I think that they are trying to squeeze boarding time a little bit, but this is not a smart idea for a traditional airline.

Shenzhen Air B737 First Class Wuxi-Guangzhou and Wuxi "King Lounge"

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This flight is scheduled to depart at 21:30PM. I arrived at the airport at around 6:30PM, after check-in, I asked the manager is there any hot food inside the "King Lounge" unfortunately this lounge doesn't have any hot food. I went to the restaurant near the Check-in desk, is reasonably priced per Chinese Airport standards.

This lounge is located next to China Eastern lounge, which some hot food option available.

This lounge has very good interior compare to what you usually expect from a domestic First Class lounge.
Shenzhen Air called their lounge King Lounge, all of them expect Wuxi have hot food, which the reception staff told us that they are requesting it. It will be my absolute First choice anyways within China domestic.
Infront of the reception, there is a Shenzhen Air B747, which is totally unbelievable!
This lounge has a variety of Tea and drinks selection per Chinese Lounge standard. There is also a designated kids area in this lounge, which is totally winning the …