Travel blog – Airlines

What it's Really Like Inside Etihad's 'The Residence'

Etihad's The Residence cabins are the height of luxury : plusher than First Class, akin to a 5* hotel in the sky. But what's it really like on board? Lauren Burvill finds out. The ...
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Garuda Indonesia, Business Class dinner

What it’s Like to Fly Business Class with Garuda Indonesia

Anyone who knows me will vouch for the fact that I’m not the best at flying. I’m always one of the first to arrive for a flight, anxious to drop my bag off and get through security, and then you’ll us...
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Exploring the USA with United Airlines

United Airlines offers unrivalled access to the USA, flying non-stop from London Heathrow to Washington, DC, its US hub. This makes the nation’s capital the perfect jumping-off point for an adventure ...
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What to Do When Your Flight is Delayed

You prepare for weeks, nay, months, for that special day. You get up at 4am to get to the airport, after barely getting any sleep the night before, worrying whether or not you’ve packed your phone cha...
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The Unspoken Rules of Air Travel

When it comes to flying, there are plenty of rules that you have to know. You must check-in before your flight, your baggage can’t be over a certain weight, there’s no smoking onboard and you have to ...
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The Perks of Flying Premium Economy

Should you fly in Premium Economy Class? What benefits do you get for the additional cost? Is it worth it? Let's see... Virgin is just one of several airlines to offer a Premium Economy...
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A Guide to Flying Premium Economy with Air New Zealand

I recently had the pleasure of flying from Auckland to San Francisco with Air New Zealand, seated in 25B, midway down their delightful Premium Economy cabin. And I can tell you – rarely is flying such...
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Downstairs bar, Qantas lounge, London Heathrow

Inside the New Qantas Lounge at London Heathrow

While it’s fair to say that hanging out at the airport isn’t usually a pastime to write home about, the new Qantas lounge at London Heathrow makes killing time at Terminal 3 prior to your Australia ho...
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Start your Journey in Style in the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse

Nothing tells you you’re finally starting your holiday like arriving at the lounge. And there aren’t many better lounges out there than the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at London Heathrow. Flight Centre&...
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Flight Centre Now Selling NEW Qantas Non-Stop Flights to Perth

At Flight Centre, we're so excited about the launch of the world's first direct flight to Australia, flying with Qantas, that w...
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Behind the Scenes: Inside the Best First Class Cabins

Ever wanted to know what it’s like to fly First Class? Or are you a First Class regular, naturally turning left whenever you set foot on a British Airways’ A380? Wherever you’re at with First Class tr...
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The Best In-Flight Desserts

So you’ve watched some films, read a few chapters of your book, looked out the window, enjoyed a spot of lunch – now what? You still have several hours to go until you arrive at your destination, and ...
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