Singapore Airlines Private Room – 16

Review: Singapore Airlines Private Room

My layover in Singapore was just over three hours, as I was arriving from Melbourne shortly before 3PM, and departing to Kuala Lumpur at 6:40PM. Thanks to the fact that I was arriving in first class, I'd have access to the Singapore Airlines Private…

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Filed Under: Lounge Reviews, Singapore
Lufthansa First Class A380 – 1

Singapore KrisFlyer Devaluing Star Alliance Award Chart

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer has just announced a Star Alliance award chart devaluation for bookings as of April 16, 2019. Why Singapore KrisFlyer is useful Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer is a pretty useful frequent flyer program. This is partly because…

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Filed Under: Awards, Singapore
Singapore Airlines First Class Lounge Melbourne – 3

Review: Singapore Airlines First Class Lounge Melbourne Airport

In the previous installment I reviewed the business class section of the Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge, while in this section I wanted to review the first class section. Inside the entrance to the lounge, the first class section is to the left…

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Filed Under: Lounge Reviews, Singapore
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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Filed Under: Hotels, Malaysia
Thales Entertainment

Are Airlines Spying On You Through Inflight Entertainment?

This is a topic I see raised every so often, and I think it's worth addressing, especially given that people generally have more privacy concerns than ever before. One person took to Twitter this weekend to note that there was a camera underneath the…

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Filed Under: Singapore
Flydubai New Business Class 1

More Details About SilkAir’s New 737 MAX Flat Beds

In May 2018 we learned that SilkAir will be merging with Singapore Airlines, and that as part of that they would introduce flat beds on SilkAir's 737s. We now have some more details. SilkAir is Singapore Airlines’ wholly owned regional subsidiary, and…

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Filed Under: Singapore
Thai Airways First Class 747 – 2

United Blocking Singapore, Thai, And TAP Portugal Awards

Airline partnerships can be complicated, and this is especially true when it comes to redeeming miles on partner airlines. Different airlines take different approaches to releasing award space. Some airlines make more award seats available to members…

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Filed Under: Awards, Singapore
Singapore 777 First Class – 12

Singapore KrisFlyer Changing Award Waitlists & More

Yesterday I wrote about how Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer is devaluing their award chart for reservations made as of January 24, 2019. KrisFlyer's award redemption rates were already on the high side, so while we've seen worse devaluations in history,…

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Filed Under: Awards, Singapore
Singapore A350 Business Class – 3

Singapore KrisFlyer Raising Award Prices In Three Weeks

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer is a pretty useful frequent flyer program. This is partly because Singapore Airlines restricts most of their premium cabin award space to members of their own KrisFlyer program, and also because KrisFlyer is transfer partners…

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Filed Under: Awards, Singapore
Singapore A380

Two Airbus A380s Are Being Scrapped

Unfortunately the A380 hasn't panned out the way Airbus, and perhaps the world, expected. The plane entered commercial service in October 2007, with Singapore Airlines as the launch customer. This was just over a decade ago, and at the time many believed…

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Filed Under: Singapore
Singapore Airlines Meal

Singapore Airlines Rolls Out New Meal Pre-Order Program

Singapore Airlines is already known for their "Book the Cook" program," where premium passengers can choose from a wide selection of dishes when they order at least 24 hours in advance. While quite a few airlines let you pre-order meals from the menu…

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Singapore Airlines 777 First Class

Impressions Of Singapore Airlines 777 First Class

Hello from Singapore! I'm in the middle of a review trip. After flying from San Francisco to Melbourne in Qantas' 787 business class, I connected from Melbourne to Singapore in Singapore Airlines' 777 first class. I've flown Singapore first class many…

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Filed Under: Singapore, Travel