Japan Airlines Business Class Sky Suite I on the 787 from Tokyo Narita to Vancouver

Boarding has already commenced when I reached the gate. Group 1, 2 and 3 were boarded simultaneously and there was a long queue for the Economy class when I descended into the holding area as it is one floor below the departure concourse. Seated upfront, I was able to use the left lane for boarding, bypassing the queue. However the evening departure and the setup … Continue reading Japan Airlines Business Class Sky Suite I on the 787 from Tokyo Narita to Vancouver

Japan Airlines Regional Business Class Shell Flat NEO on the 787 from Nagoya to Bangkok

From the lounge it was quite a bit of a walk to the gate, though we still made it to the gate when boarding is halfway through. Fortunately the compact size of the terminal made it possible to walk to the gate in slightly more than 5 minutes. JL737 Nagoya Chubu NGO – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi BKK Scheduled: 1025-1415 Actual: 1033-1407 Boeing 787-8 JA833J Gate 15 … Continue reading Japan Airlines Regional Business Class Shell Flat NEO on the 787 from Nagoya to Bangkok

Etihad 787-9 Business Class from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta

I had a very long layover from the afternoon with my connecting flight to Jakarta departing at 3am in the middle of the night. That left me a lot of time to shower, have dinner and even a short nap in the Business class lounge which got really crowded at night. There was no nap rooms or lounger chairs so I just slept on one … Continue reading Etihad 787-9 Business Class from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta

Etihad 787-9 Business Class from Geneva to Abu Dhabi

It was an early start to this day as I boarded the 07:52 train for the short 7 minute journey to the airport from the Geneva city centre. It was on arrival at the airport that it took some time for me to collect my luggage at the SBB office as the staff was away. That short delay meant I checked in just in time, … Continue reading Etihad 787-9 Business Class from Geneva to Abu Dhabi

Etihad 787-9 Business Class from Abu Dhabi to Geneva

Boarding started on time around 1:35am though our flight was from a remote stand. This meant the gate was just one floor below the lounge accessed via the escalators just around the lounge exit. As I reached the gate, boarding was just starting and First Class passengers gets a car while Business class passengers gets their own bus. The bus for Business class waited till … Continue reading Etihad 787-9 Business Class from Abu Dhabi to Geneva

Etihad 787-9 Business Class from Jakarta to Abu Dhabi

Arrived at Jakarta’s Terminal 3 where all the non-budget carriers international flights depart from at around 10:45pm. There was no queue at check in with only a couple of passengers checking in on the Economy class side. Staff was quick in checking my Visas and I was able to leave my checked ski bags by the counter easily. No priority security screening for Etihad Business … Continue reading Etihad 787-9 Business Class from Jakarta to Abu Dhabi