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Singapore to Australia – British Airways vs. Singapore Airlines

Singapore to Australia – British Airways vs. Singapore Airlines

The Asia-to-Australia market has always been competitive but also a lucrative one as part of the Kangaroo route (Europe to Australia). Qantas has been fighting primarily with Asian airlines such as Thai Airways or Singapore Airlines but also with British Airways which has also been present on this route for a long time. Some other European airlines have tried, like Austrian, but couldn’t get breakeven. The major change over the last few years however, has been with the 3 Middle East carriers. Competition…

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Qantas Lounge – Singapore

Qantas Lounge – Singapore

The Singapore Qantas lounge is part of a series of refurbished lounges that the airline has conceptualised starting in 2013. You won’t find anymore First Class section but one large combined lounge with upgraded comfort and service. A similar concept has been implemented in Brisbane and Hong Kong and a particular effort has been put on design. The Singapore one has actually already won an interior design award and it is understandable why!

What are the best wide body aircrafts

What are the best wide body aircrafts

In discussion with colleagues and friends about air travel, one of the main topics is the choice of airlines. One will tel you that Cathay Pacific is the best airline, that SQ has the more spacious cabin or that they sleep much better on Qatar Airways. However, the truth is that some of what makes your journey comfortable is not necessary only due to the airline. There is a wide range of airplanes in the sky and some are definitely…

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Best Premium Economy in Asia

Best Premium Economy in Asia

Premium Economy is a relatively new product as airlines used to have only 3 classes on international flights. Over the last few years, the main change has been Business Class. Airlines and manufacturers have been very busy innovating to increase comfort. Seats have gone from the classic cradle seat to angled lie-flat and later to a fully flat seat. More and more actors on the market have also switched to seats that give aisle access to all passengers (think CX,…

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Airline Alliances – what are they?

Airline Alliances – what are they?

To the non-initiated, it is not very clear what airline alliances are. It seems faire to assume that they are probably here to benefit their airline members. However, there is more to it and not only do they offer a more seamless experience to international travellers, it also expands your possibilities when it comes to miles spending and earning. As an example, if there was no such alliance and assuming that you had to fly to various countries in Asia, you may have to…

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