• I’m sure the new CEO Izham Ismail will be “better suited” to the Malaysia (country) ways of doing business. He won’t be fretting too much about the interference, graft and corruption that is a part of doing business there.

  • Here's one for all you oldtimers ...

    Jul 15, 2017, 07:46 PM

    EM, before my time! Qantas Empire Airways    Congratulations Greg.   I was a travel agent back in those days, hand writing tickets.   No charges if the passenger changed a flight of date,  we just stayed back at the office writing them all over again. 

  • Here's one for all you oldtimers ...

    Jul 14, 2017, 07:34 PM

    Occasionally the airline operator flight numbers are easy to understand; SA=South African; AI= Air India; LH=Lufthansa yet some are curious.  AY=Finnair; LX=Swiss etc.   Most are historical TE=Air New Zealand (TEAL);.    We are all aware of QF = Qantas  BUT  what wer...

  • Thanks henrus for your information.   I also use a CPAP machine, and although not travelling on CX lately, I always choose daylight flights wherever I can.  (It's another reason I choose Finnair ex Bangkok which is a delightful daylight flight to Europe).  Regrettably, back from Eu...

  • SIM cards for Europe

    May 19, 2017, 03:47 PM

    Travelling in August and Prague (transit Helsinki) is first port of call.      Maybe buy the SIM at HEL airport ?