Malaysia Airlines Lounge – 11

Review: Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge Kuala Lumpur Airport

My Malaysia Airlines flight to Tokyo Narita was departing at 9:40AM, though I ended up heading to the lounge around 3AM. That's because I was staying at the Sama-Sama Express Hotel located within the terminal, and when I woke up in the middle of the…

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Malaysia Airlines A350 Business Suite – 2

Introduction: A Detour Across The Pacific

Welcome to my next trip report, covering travel in business class on Qantas and Singapore Airlines, first class on Singapore Airlines and Japan Airlines, and something inbetween on Malaysia Airlines ("Business Suite"). Ford and I took a trip to Bora…

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Emirates A380 First Class – 30

Emirates First Class Mistake Fare Not Being Honored, But…

So far I'd say it has been a pretty spectacular year for first class mistake fares. Cathay Pacific published $800 roundtrip first class fares from Vietnam to North America. They honored them. Cathay Pacific published $1,500 one-way first class fares…

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Malaysia Airlines 737

Sad: Malaysia Airlines Rethinks 737 Flat Beds

Malaysia Airlines has been through a lot in the past several years. The airline was already struggling financially, and then they lost two of their 777s just months apart. This shocking chain of events caused a lot of people to avoid the airline, adding…

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Malaysia Airlines A350 Business Suite – 4

Impressions Of Malaysia Airlines A350 Business Suite

Hello from Tokyo! I'm nearing the end of my review trip. I flew from San Francisco to Melbourne in Qantas’ 787 business class, from Melbourne to Singapore in Singapore's 777 first class, and then from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in Singapore's A350 business…

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Malaysia Airlines 737

Malaysia Airlines’ Incredible Triple Miles Promo

I feel like it's pretty rare nowadays to see airlines offering promotions that truly influence consumer behavior. With flights mostly full, airlines just don't need to be that generous to get butts into airplane seats. Instead they've generally been…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Malaysia
Malaysia A380

Malaysia Airlines Launching A380 Flights To Saudi Arabia

There's nothing here that's terribly surprising, but on some level I do find the evolution of the Malaysia Airlines A380 to be interesting and odd. Malaysia Airlines has obviously had a very rough ride the past several years, following their loss of…

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Malaysia Airlines A380

Excellent Business Class Fares Between Japan and Australia

Certain markets, like Europe to Asia, and the reverse, regularly see discounted premium fare deals. It is rarer to see great deals between Asia and Australia, so there are two fares that have caught my eye this week. Right now, oneworld member Malaysia…

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Malaysia 772

The Search For MH370 Called Off Again

Arguably the most mysterious commercial air disaster ever is what happened to MH370, the Malaysia Airlines 777 that went missing back in 2014. The plane was carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing when it disappeared just shortly after takeoff.…

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Malaysia 772

MH17 Was Shot Down Directly By Russian Armed Forces

This is pretty significant news. In July 2014, a Malaysia Airlines 777-200 crashed while enroute from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, killing all 298 people onboard. This left the world in shock, not just because it appeared that the plane was shot down,…

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Malaysia 772

Man Claims To Have Found MH370 Wreckage On Google Earth

It has now been over four years since MH370 went missing. The Malaysia Airlines 777 was carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing when it mysteriously disappeared from radar shortly after takeoff. While small amounts of wreckage have been found,…

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Malaysia 772

The Search For MH370 Is Being Resumed In A Surprising Way

One of the most mysterious air disasters we've ever seen involves MH370, which was a Malaysia 777-200 carrying 239 people that mysteriously went missing while enroute from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. It's crazy to think that this happened almost four years…

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