Skytrax have announced that Asiana Airlines is the latest addition to the exclusive group of 5 star airlines – highest quality accolade and recognition an airline can gain – joining Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines.
Category: Air Travel
For those of you that have been wondering why the posts have not been pouring in in their usual numbers this past couple of weeks… I’ve been busy! Well, yes… I did put my feet up a little over the Easter break, but work has been pretty hectic. We’re in the process of […]
At Heathrow Airport, off-duty England stars Michael Owen and Theo Walcott have this morning unveiled the latest solution to the team’s recent dip in form. The English FA have purchased and customised an Airbus A380, complete with its own 5-a-side AstroTurf playing surface inside. This huge, state-of-the-art plane will offer the ultimate environment to ensure […]
On boarding a flight at Milan’s Malpensa Airport last year, I was taken aback by what happened. Whilst I was speaking to a stewardess about getting a child seat beat for our younger son when suddenly I got an almighty “THWACK!” on the side of the head. A half second passed whilst I tried to […]
Etihad Guest, the frequent flyer program for Etihad Airways, has seen its membership exceed 100,000 just six months after it was launched in September 2006. Members from 145 countries have so far enrolled and already many have flown sufficient miles to attain silver or gold status in the reward program.
I recently stumbled upon the Airfare Watchdog website which tells you about hidden airfare reductions. Unfortunately, it only covers the United States but should nevertheless be helpful to a good proportion of this blog’s readership. Check it out regularly… it could save you a little and the extra dollars could be put towards a […]
Cathay Pacific Airways has celebrated 60 years of service by presenting their loyal customers with an exclusive gift, Air Repair Kit, from San Francisco skin care guru Denise Spanek of VisageStudio.com. Spanek’s Air Repair Kit has become a must-have for those who want to look their best before, during and after a flight. Cathay Pacific […]
The best airport in the world? Apparently it’s Incheon International Airport in South Korea, according to the 2006 Airport Service Quality Awards held by the Airports Council International in Dubai this week. The awards are based on responses to passenger surveys conducted throughout the year.
The newest hotel to open in Hamburg is the Golden Tulip Hamburg Aviation on the banks of the Elbe. This 170-room hotel gets its name by virtue of being next to the Finkenwerder Airport and just 20 miles from Hamburg Airport. Thanks to its crescent shape, most rooms provide a view of the river, whilst […]
Sylvester Stallone has had his luxury room at the Park Hyatt Sydney hotel and his private jet searched by Australian customs officials. The event follows a search of luggage belonging to his entourage in which it is alleged that prohibited substances were being carried, possibly steroids. In Australia, the unlicensed importation of a […]
British Airways has launched an exciting series of six podcasts all about sleep. The podcasts feature one of the UK’s leading sleep experts, Dr Chris Idzikowsky. British Airways’ ‘Dr Sleep’, looks at the impact travel has on our sleeping patterns and gives useful tips to help travellers – in particular business travellers – arrive […]
Versace has teamed up with the Italy company AgustaWestland to create its own line of helicopter interiors. Recently unveiled at the Heli-Expo 2007, these private cabin interiors offer the ultimate in luxury and comfort, as well as functionality and security. Using black and white leather, it bears many similarities with the Lamborghini that Versace […]
As the only online travel auction of its kind, top luxury hotels such as Montage Laguna Beach Hotel (Laguna, CA), Princeville Resort (Kauai, HI), Park Hyatt Sydney (Australia), Hotel Guanahani & Spa (St Barts), Badrutt’s Palace (St. Moritz, Switzerland) as well as travel icons such as Continental Airlines have all donated packages to this year’s […]