28 August 2017 | LHR-BKK | British Airways | BA9

 Duration: 11h 40m Aircraft: Boeing 777-200 Class: Club World (Business) Departure: 16:00 (on time) Check in British Airways is based at Terminal 5 at Heathrow, where my flight departed from.  As this was a Bank Holiday Monday in the UK, it was a little busier than usual, but perhaps not as busy as the previous…

25 August 2017 | HKG-LHR | British Airways | BA32

Duration: 12h 40m Aircraft type: Airbus A380 Class: Club World (Business) Departure: 23:10 (on time) Check in and lounge As this was a connecting flight from Bangkok, I already had my onward boarding card so proceeded to Cathay Pacific’s “The Wing, First” lounge located near gate 1.  Hong Kong International Airport is one of the…

25 August 2017 | BKK-HKG | Cathay Pacific | CX708

Duration: 2h 55m Aircraft type: Boeing 777-200 Class: Business Departure: 17:30 (on time) Check in Cathay Pacific has several flights a day from Bangkok, and their check in desks seem to be open continuously from morning until night.  Although Cathay only offers economy, premium economy and business class for the short flight from Bangkok to Hong Kong,…

5 August 2017 | DPS-KUL | Malaysia Airlines | MH714

Duration: 3h 05m Aircraft type: Airbus A330-300 Class: Business Departure: 12:55 (delayed by just under an hour) Check in Bali is served by Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Airport.  The airport is small, but busy, with flights arriving with increasing frequency from all over the region.  Check in was relatively straightforward, with the usual separation of lines for…

28 July 2017 | BKK-KUL | Malaysia Airlines | MH785

Duration: 2h 10m Aircraft type: Boeing 737-800 Class: Business Departure: 11:05 (delayed by just over an hour) Check in My flight departed from the main airport in Bangkok (BKK) which is where most of the legacy carriers fly from. If flying with a low cost carrier, check to see if you’re flight is operating from…

24 Jul 2017 | LHR-BKK | British Airways | BA9

Duration: 11h 40m Aircraft Type: Boeing 777-200 Class: Club World Departure: 16:00 (on time) Check in My flight departed from Terminal 5 – BA’s base at Heathrow.  As this was the first Monday of the school summer holidays, the terminal was busier than usual.  The check in area is divided into zones – A, B, C…..