Airline

Tag Archives for Airline.

Smiling with Vanilla and Peaches – The New Airlines of Asia

Asia is the next frontier, when it comes to massive airline expansion. All the major cities in the Western world have been connected to each other by air. There is really not much growth possible in the West for new routes. Yes, there are new routes coming up connecting cities across continents, but not within…

Continue Reading »

IAD-ORD-HKG-CGK-SIN-BKK-MNL-BKK-KUL-BKK-NRT-IAD: 2 Weeks and 25,692 miles later…

No, this was not a crazy mileage-run, nor did I lose a bet. I just did this crazy business trip to South-East Asia, covering 5 countries in 2 weeks. It did add over 33k RDM to my mileage balance and almost 28k EQM towards Elite status! The flights were all Star Alliance (yay!), except for…

Continue Reading »

SpiceJet: New Bangalore – Bangkok route

SpiceJet, India’s excellent low cost carrier is launching a new service – to Bangkok (BKK), from Bangalore (BLR). This is SpiceJet’s 10th international location – the others being: Colombo, Sri Lanka Dubai and Sharjah, UAE, Guangzhou, China, Kabul, Afghanistan, Kathmandu, Nepal, Male, Maldives, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Muscat, Oman. Service to Bangkok, Thailand starts late…

Continue Reading »

Giveaway: Free code for FlightTrack Pro iOS App

Starbucks had a recent promotion of their weekly iOS giveaway – the FlightTrack Pro App. This is an awesome iPhone, iPad App which usually sells for $9.99. You could get it from Starbucks for free using the free giveaway cards they have for songs, books and Apps. If your Starbucks has run out of these…

Continue Reading »

Rear View: United’s rear facing Business seats

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to fly in a United 767-300, International Configuration. It was a short domestic flight, but it was serviced by a 3-class International Configuration aircraft. The final destination after the domestic hop, I understand, was Zurich. I have travelled in large United twin-aisle planes domestically before. But they have…

Continue Reading »