A Thousand Flights

By Pete Of Athousandflights | Flying, aircraft, airports, frequent flyers, award points, and lounges: it's all up in the air.

Heaven's above

<i>I’m not a religious person myself, but on my travels I have found the grand sacred places of the world to be nodes of tranquillity and majesty,</i> …

Grieving

Travel Trends

<b>CanberraAustralian Capital Territory <br>30 December 2017</b><p><i>2017 hasn’t been a year of revolution – at least in travel – so much as the continuation of</i> …

British Airways

5 Great Hacks to Help Sleep on a Plane - Travelgal Nicole

People dread flights the most when travelling. Some people even fear it, while others just find it extremely uncomfortable. Here are 5 Great Hacks to …

Remember when Flying was Fun? It still is with Singapore Airlines!

Can Flying still be Fun? Singapore Airlines Review Do you remember the days when flying was still fun and something you would actually look forward …

Dating in Doha - Using Tinder in Qatar

Dating in Doha – Using Tinder in Qatar<p><i>Should you use Tinder in Qatar?</i><p>Do you think dating in the Western world is hard? Well, I implore you to try …

Plaza Premium Lounge Delhi | Airline Lounges in India

My experience at the International Delhi Airport this time was special.<p>After a month of touring around the Indian Himalayas on a motorbike along with …

Getting into the Christmas spirit on a British Airways Club Europe flight from Heathrow to Vienna

Waking up refreshed after our night at the Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Airport, we headed over to Heathrow Terminal 3 to catch BA700, our …

British Airways

Uniquely SF: Unusual, Weird & Cool Things to Do in San Francisco

Shares 2K<p>Explore the real SF with this local’s guide to weird, cool and unusual things to do in San Francisco.<p>San Francisco defines counter culture …

Cathay Pacific Business Class Lounge at Heathrow Terminal 3: Signature cocktails, a noodle bar & stylish spaces to relax

Normally when we fly out of Terminal 3 we use the British Airways lounge. However, this time we decided to make a change. Cathay Pacific is a member …

British Airways

Flight 1718: Going South quickly

<b>Invercargill</b> <b><br>New Zealand<br>12 Oct 2017</b><p><i>WLG-IVC</i> <i><br>NZ 8873 Q300 ZK-NFI</i><p><i>Scheduled: 1000</i> <i><br>Boarding: 0945 Gate 9 Seat 3D</i> <i><br>Pushback: 1005</i> <i><br>Takeoff: 1012 to South</i> <i><br>Landing:</i> …

Air New Zealand

Retro Roo

<b>Canberra</b> <b><br>Australian Capital Territory<br>13 Aug 2017</b><p><i>All the times I’ve packed and left for a long trip, you’d think it would be routine. But every time, I</i> …

Bus stop airport

<b>Santorini</b> <b><br>Greece<br>30 Aug 2017</b><p><i>( made a booking for a ride to the airport from our Santorini cave suites. “Our flight’s at six-thirty, it’s just a</i> …

Flying

18 Kickass Tips To Book The Cheapest Flights

Flying is obviously the most comfortable means of travel, but booking cheap flights is essential. I have been able to get some great deals on my …

Flying

Shiraz in Shiraz: Flight 1703

<b>Tehran</b> <b><br>Iran<br>19 Apr 2017</b><p><i>Flight 1703</i><p><i>DXB-IKA</i> <i><br>EK 977 B773 A6-EBW</i><p><i>Scheduled: 2100</i> <i><br>Boarding: 2035 Gate A17 Seats 1E/F</i> <i><br>Pushback: 2103</i> <i><br>Takeoff: 2126 to West</i> <i><br>Landing:</i> …

Luggage

Shiraz in Shiraz: Do Buy

<b>Dubai</b> <b><br>UAE<br>19 Apr 2017</b><p><i>Cities upon sand</i><p><i>On this trip, we were going to visit the ruins of Persepolis, the ancient capital of an antique land. Little</i> …

Flight 1702: The great unwashed

<b>Dubai</b> <b><br>UAE<br>19 Apr 2017</b><p><i>SYD-DXB</i> <i><br>EK 415 A388</i><p><i>Scheduled: 0600</i> <i><br>Boarding: 0530 Gate 57 Seats 2E/F</i> <i><br>Pushback: 0552</i> <i><br>Takeoff: 0613 to South</i> <i><br>Landing: 1405</i> <i><br>Gate: 1408</i><p><i>The</i> …

Hair

Flight 1702: The Goodies

<b>Dubai</b> <b><br>UAE<br>19 Apr 2017</b><p><i>SYD-DXB</i> <i><br>EK 415 A388</i><p><i>Scheduled: 0600</i> <i><br>Boarding: 0530 Gate 57 Seats 2E/F</i> <i><br>Pushback: 0552</i> <i><br>Takeoff: 0613 to South</i> <i><br>Landing: 1405</i> <i><br>Gate:</i> …

Flight 1702: Coffee Boarding

<b>Sydney</b> <b><br>New South Wales<br>19 Apr 2017</b><p><i>SYD-DBX</i> <i><br>EK 415 A388</i><p><i>Scheduled: 0600</i> <i><br>Boarding: 0530 Gate 57 Seats 2E/F</i> <i><br>Pushback: 0552</i> <i><br>Takeoff: 0613 to South</i> <i><br>Landing: 1405</i></i> …

Wales

Second First

<b>Sydney</b> <b><br>New South Wales<br>19 Apr 2017</b><p><i>Flight 1702</i><p><i>SYD-DBX</i> <i><br>EK 415 A388</i><p><i>Scheduled: 0600</i> <i><br>Boarding: 0530 Gate 57 Seats 3E/F</i> <i><br>Pushback: 0552</i> <i><br>Takeoff: 0613 to South</i></i> …

Tax break

<b>Sydney</b> <b><br>Australia<br>19 Apr 2017</b><p><i>Awake at 0400, out the door at 0425, checking in at 0430, passport control at 0440, security at 0445. Or something like</i> …

Daybreak Hotel

<b>Sydney</b> <b><br>New South Wales<br>18 Apr 2017</b><p><i>Taking the T-Bus to our Daybreak Hotel</i><p><i>With our flight to Dubai leaving at 0600 – when Sydney’s airport curfew ends –</i> …

Back in Business

<b>Canberra</b><b>Australia<br>18 Apr 2017</b><p><i>Flight 1701</i><p><i>QF1520 CBR-SYD</i> <i><br>B712 VH-YQW “Tassie Devil”</i><p><i>Scheduled: 1710</i> <i><br>Boarding: 1645 Gate 13 Seats 3E/F (Business)</i> <i><br>Pushback:</i> …

The importance of lounging

<b>Canberra</b><b>Australia<br>18 Apr 2017</b><p><i>Bags: negative</i><p><i>Our drive vanishes, and we are left at the Qantas door, looking at a small mountain of luggage. This is my</i> …

The Driver Driven

<b>Canberra</b><b>Australia<br>18 Apr 2017</b><p><i>The Chauffeur Drive man has been loitering outside in the street, shielded by our hedge, for some time. It is ten minutes</i> …

Surviving Your Flight - Advice on Dealing with Airlines and Airports

With all the stories of horrible airline practices lately, it's important to remember - there are ways to survive! When it comes to traveling, there …

Flying

Shiraz in Shiraz

<b>Canberra</b><b>Australia<br>17 Apr 2017</b><p><i>Drinking Shiraz in Shiraz</i><p><i>I’ve had a hamburger in Hamburg, a frankfurter in Frankfurt, bought a tie in Thailand, eaten a</i> …

Inflight Entertainment: Up in the Air

<b>Canberra</b><b>Australia<br>14 Apr 2017</b><p><i>My take: Up in the Air</i><p><i>“How much does your life weigh?” asks George Clooney, playing Ryan Bingham, leading a triple life</i> …

In-flight Entertainment

The heart of old Canberra

<b>Canberra</b><b>Australia<br>5 Apr 2017</b><p><i>If Canberra has an Old Town, it is on the Parliament side of Lake Burley Griffin, centred around the shopping centres of</i> …