Tag: Airlines

London to Singapore with Malaysia Airlines

We've just arrived in our Singapore hotel, so it's time to share a quick review of the journey here. Our check-in at Heathrow T4 went without a hitch and we quickly passed through security. In possibly record time! No shopping required, so we headed straight for the airline lounge to wait for our flight. We ...

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Some travel kvetching

Iโ€™ve been travelling a lot lately, primarily for business. This last week has been a challenge though, even for me. Lots of flights, different airports, pressured timescales and a lack of sleep made for one frazzled MacPsych. Four airports in a single day was a challenge, even for me. I also had a lot of ...

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Bags and baggage

I write this in Dunfermline, Scotland where Iโ€™m visiting my parents. I flew up from London Thursday night to avoid insane weekend flight prices, but failed to avoid insane bag madness. Picture the scene. A plane-full of people all carrying far too much carry-on baggage, all getting aggressive with each other because they canโ€™t find ...

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Codeshare hell

So here's the thing...you buy a ticket with one airline but end up flying with another. This is the gist of the codeshare arrangement that airlines seem to love. I have no single favourite airline, though I fly very regularly with British Airways. But I have a list of airlines I try to avoid, including ...

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More free Ryanair publicity

From the Guardian: We love to moan. But with Ryanair, what do you expect?Ryanair and its odious boss have been in the news again. I watched the Dispatches show mentioned below and it was shocking. Ryanair have, of course, said they're going to sue. The facts of this latest drama are these: Channel4 broadcast a ...