Qatar Airways (QR) Flight 849 - Phuket (HKT) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
Airbus A330 , Premium Class, Seat 35K I often make reference to how far behind I am on reviewing many of the airlines and hotels that make their way onto the blog. "Exactly how far behind?" you may be asking yourself. (You're not, but play along for shits & giggles please). Well, this review you're about to read is for a route Qatar Airways stopped flying a little over two years ago! I flew it about a wee
After an amazingly enjoyable week touring Jordan, my friends and I were ready to hop down to the Persian Gulf and spend a few days taking in the sights and sounds of Dubai before heading home. As the designated 'travel guru' for my group of friends, I was tasked with figuring out the best way for us to get from Amman to Dubai. The obvious choices were either Emirates (EK) or Royal Jordanian, as they were the only two airlines that offered direct flights between the two citi
Once a year a group of my friends picks a destination to explore together. Sometimes it’s rather tame, other times it’s a bit exotic. Jordan was a bit of a hard sell for my friends. First I needed to explain where the country was located. After we were all on the same page, I had to explain that despite being in the midst of a rather volatile cross-section of the Middle East it was going to be safe and fun for everyone. It took some soul searching and a few spectacular p
In the aviation world, the first class cabins of the Big 3 Middle Eastern carriers (Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways) are often lauded as some of the finest methods of aviation transport available to the public. Having not even flown in one of their business class cabins, I couldn't help but feel like I was missing out in some way since so many of my aviation fanatic friends had made the trek at least once. The surest way to make someone do something is to make them feel
BACKGROUND Despite my sometimes questionably fierce loyalty to the oneworld alliance, there are occasions where I find myself “sleeping with the enemy”. Those little moments of weakness typically happen when I’m traipsing around southeast Asia and get the urge for a little change of scenery. This area of the globe is filled with one of my favorite airline quirks – fifth freedom flights. With a multitude of unique airlines offering relatively cheap, short flights between ma
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