Consumers usually turn to the US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics for information about US airline on-time performance, cancellations and other operational data. How much should we trust this data and claims based thereon? Personal experience makes me wonder.
I’ve flown nearly 4 million miles in every type of long-haul aircraft in the West and have never seen an aircraft toilet with a window — until this trip.
The free Singapore tour also demonstrates that long layovers need not necessarily be dreaded. Many international airports have very appealing options to pass the time. I found a great free walking tour on a New York City layover and there are a ton of things to do including several free tours at ICN. Just do a little looking around in person or online or ask at an airport information counter.
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One of the latest airline fads is to slap a door on a business-class seat and call it a “suite.” Delta Airlines and Qatar Airways have new… Read more “Five Reasons This Is The Best Business Class Seat I’ve Flown – Singapore Airlines Refitted 777-200ER”
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The final flight on the ultra cheap ANA economy fare from Washington, DC to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was a red eye. It was scheduled to depart Tokyo,… Read more “ANA 787-8 Economy Class, Tokyo, Japan (HND) to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL) – Bulkhead Seat Review”
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