The full-service regional wing of Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, has just announced the official launch of the All-Time Favourites menu which is a speciailly-curated selection of meals that are available on SilkAir flights from Singapore (3 hours and above) in Business Class. Similar to Book the Cook on Singapore Airlines, the All-Time Favourites menu will be made available to eligible customers via the respective SilkAir or Singapore Airlines websites, or through travel agents and the SilkAir or Singapore Airlines reservations offices, and will be available for all meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner.
There are also some new additions to the in-lflight offerings for Busiess Class travellers alongside the introduction of the All-Time Favourites menu. Eligible customers are now able to indulge in freshly-squeezed orange juice and champagne, upon boarding the flight. They can also look forward to handmade chocolate pralines and a new hot beverage offering of Masala Tea.
All-Time Favourites like the Singapore Hainanese Chicken Rice, Fried Carrot Cake, and Fried Hokkien Mee are among the Oriental inflight menu offerings, along with Muslim favourites like the Roti Jala, Mee Rebus, and Ikan Assam. For those who enjoy Indian delicacies, delectable dishes like the Chicken Tikka, Mutton Masala, and Fish Biryani will tingle your tastebuds. Customers who prefer Western meals can look forward to dishes such as classic Blueberry Pancakes, Roasted Salmon Fillet, or Grilled Beef Tenderloin.
Emirates has just announced an expansion of its European network - it will connect Dubai to Zagreb (ZAG), the capital of Croatia beginning 01 June 2017 and this new route will be served by an Emirates Boeing 777-300 aircraft, the only wide-body service operating to/from Zagreb.
Flying from Hong Kong to Singapore (or vice versa) is the cheapest Suite Class flight on Singapore Airlines that you can take on miles. It is also not terrible on Business Class as the applicable taxes are significantly lower than most redemption around the region. On my way back to Singapore from Hong Kong, I decided to check out the Singapore Airline's Airbus A380 on Business which at the time of writing, just costs 23,375 KrisFlyer Miles before applicable taxes.
When Singapore Airlines first announced the super luxurious Suites Class on the Airbus A380 in 2007, everyone who was even remotely interested in aviation went crazy for it. When I visited Auckland last month, I decided to give the Suites product a try (since it has been almost 10 years since it was first introduced) as there have been rumours of Singapore Airlines discontinuing this product. Read on to find out more about this ultra-exclusive cabin on my flight from Auckland to Singapore!
Japan's largest airline, ANA, has just announced the addition of two renowned master chefs to its “THE CONNOISSEURS” program: Takeshi Kikuchi, Head Chef of TOKYO SHIBA TOFUYA UKAI, and PATINA Restaurant Group Founder and Executive Chef Joachim Splichal. This brings the total lineup of THE CONNOISSEURS to 22 members
With effect from 01 December 2016, Singapore Airlines will be reducing its operations to Jakarta by five weekly flight due to runway maintenance works at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta as directed by the Indonesian civil aviation authorities.
I checked out ANA's newest Dreamliner (787) product on Business Class when I flew from Haneda to Hong Kong in November 2016.
Review of the Singapore Airlines Business Class 777-300ER from Singapore to Haneda (SQ632).
One of nine daily flights that is operated by Emirates between Dubai and Doha will be upgraded to the signature Airbus A380 from 01 December 2016. Emirates has only recently boosted its services to Doha with the addition of two flights, making it the most served destination in the airline's network (nine daily services!).
Following the inaugural flights to Sapporo and Jaipur earlier this month, Scoot launches a brand new, two-times-weekly flights to Dalian (one of China's top romantic cities!) via Qingdao from 30 October 2016. The winner of Asia Pacific's Best Low Cost Airline continues to extend the flight network in the region with her fleet of twin-aisled Dreamliners that is well-known for improved humidity control and cabin pressurisation.
Emirates has just announced a partnership with Thales to equip the new Boeing 777X fleet with the Thales AVANT inflight entertainment system. The new aircraft is due for delivery starting mid-2020 and it will be enhaced with the state-of-the-art inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) system. This major investment underscores Emirates’ continued commitment to providing the best possible passenger experience, and its strategy to ensure the best and latest technology complements its young and modern fleet.