• No economy seats on SQ's A350ULR

    May 24, 2017, 11:11 PM

    I've flown the SIN->NY direct on SQ - A340 if I am not mistaken - 120 J seats in 1+2+1 config. Must say 17 odd hours on the same plane/seat was weird. Did arrive rested and got it all "out of the way" but it was still a few days at the other end to get into the zone.

  • Emirates Wi-Fi review

    May 26, 2017, 12:49 AM

    Posting this from EK418 off the eastern coast of Thailand. Ausbt is pretty snappy on an iPhone!!

  • I've flown BKK/SYD regularly for a year in J. One thing that I've noticed is that the temperature inside the cabin goes from warm to sickly hot to the point I now fly in shorts and tshirt and get around the cabin barefoot. The air vents are next to useless as they tend to blow warmish air and/or ...

  • Emirates Wi-Fi review

    May 24, 2017, 11:29 PM

    I used it regularly SYD/BKK. It comes and goes just don't expect stellar speeds. Perfectly fine for IMs (Whatsapp) and I have even had a Whatsapp call go through, it was passable for a quick chat but choppy and droppy. Outlook works fine just slow. I wouldn't plan to rely on it and web browsing i...

  • have flown CX BKK<-> HKG in J several times recently. Experience depends upon the equipment and layout. Older planes with the conventional (almost PE spec) seats are bad by 2017 standards. The newer planes with the diagonal seats are better BUT there is no armrest on the entry side so I was...

  • JQ never had any luck. SIN->SYD several times in Y and just terrible experience. From the Bintang/Singha/Chang singlet wearers returning from Bali/Phuket/etc to the “sorry sir whilst you paid extra $$ for the window seat we’re putting you in an aisle because a couple wanted t...