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Why is Aeroflot so Cheap? Moscow to Hong Kong Review

If you look at flight prices between Hong Kong and Europe you will often find that a couple of airlines are dramatically cheaper than any other – Russian airline Aeroflot and Air China. Aeroflot has been advertising extensively in Hong Kong lately, with posters at the airport, full-page...

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Review Emirates Flight EK385 – Experiencing a major delay

Emirates Airlines invests heavily in marketing to promote itself as a connection between Asia and Europe/Americas, through Dubai. Despite the abundance of direct flights between Hong Kong and major European cities, Emirates frequently comes up as a more cost-effective option for those who can afford a longer travel...

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Doha Airport Business Class Lounge Review

We previously reviewed the lounge Qatar Airways offers its economy passengers with One World status and bemoaned the fact that they don’t really follow the spirit of One World reciprocity. Instead of letting status holders use their own lounge (as Cathay and many others do) they have created...

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Hong Kong to Zhongshan ferry review

The ferry is an easy and convenient way to travel between Hong Kong and Zhongshan. Ports On the Hong Kong end the ferry leaves from China Ferry Terminal. It’s basically a continuation of Harbour City in TST. The TST MTR is about a ten minute walk, or from...

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Lounge Review: VIP Lounge, Chengdu

Chengdu airport has several lounges in its international departure area. This one doesn’t have a distinctive name but it is used by a variety of airlines for business class and first class passengers. It’s not the smaller one used by Cathay Dragon. The lounge is located just across...

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Review: Cathay Pacific First and Business Class Lounge, Tokyo Narita Airport

Japan is famed for service and the route between Tokyo and Hong Kong is competitive with lots of high paying passengers, so it is easy to have high expectations for Cathay’s lounge in Narita. However, I find it to be underwhelming. The lounge is located in terminal two....