7 airlines from Asia Pacific named among world’s safest

By Max Walden | 8th January 2018 | @maxwalden_ ASIAN airlines aren’t always closely associated with safety. The case of MH370 in Malaysia dented confidence in that country’s flag carrier, while commercial and military planes too regularly have accidents across the region. According to the latest rankings from AirlineRatings.com, however, seven out of the top … Continue reading 7 airlines from Asia Pacific named among world’s safest


First Class: A Tale of Two Cities, Aircraft And Airlines


If only all flying meant a sojourn in First Class!  Of course, in real life, budgetary considerations rule, and even the expense account set has been shifting from First to Business Class. Airlines are configuring their planes accordingly, and First Class has disappeared as an option on an increasing number of routes.  But we can still experience it via armchair thanks to the fortunate few lucky enough to enjoy the remainder.  There is an abundance of video footage celebrating the amenities of premium cabin experience: the relatively pain free check-in process, the cushy lounges with their culinary delights, the spacious accommodations aboard the airplane and, most important, all that pampering by the flight attendants once aloft.

I thought it would be interesting to post two views of the First Class experience on the same route-London to Abu Dhabi (LHR-AUH).   The Luxury Travel Expert filmed the trip aboard a British…

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