Happy New Year! Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018!

Happy New Year! Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018! I spent a lot of time travelling in 2017 and I’ve just calculated it, I flew 97,707 kilometres. That’ just just over 2 times the circumference of our beautiful planet. Want more FreakyFlier delivered to your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of the page! I visited 24…

QANTAS Airways Sydney to Dubai Economy Class on the A380

‘This is my first time on a QANTAS Airbus A380 and I’m curious how it stacks up to the others I’ve flown on, Emirates, China Southern, Thai Airways and those I have visited, Etihad and Qatar Airways. Want more FreakyFlier delivered to your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of the page! I’m heading to Paris,…

Westjet – Victoria to Calgary

“I love the shirt you’re wearing!” The gate agent said to me as I boarded the aircraft. It was setting the tone for one of my new favourite airlines – WestJet. Want more FreakyFlier delivered to your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of the page! Canada’s second largest airline is based out of Calgary…

Finnair – Munich to Helsinki Economy Class by Airbus a321.

Today I am heading to New York. I’ve been travelling around Europe for the past 3 weeks and my flight to the USA is on Finnair via Helsinki. I have a 22 hour stop in Helsinki but the check in agent has checked me and my suitcase right through to New York. Normally I pack…

Taste Testing Qatar Airways First and Business Class Menu.

I read a lot of blogs, food blogs, travel blogs and AvGeek blogs. When it comes to reviews on board a flight, I scan right to the food. So imagine how excited I was when I was invited to visit Alpha Flight Services at Sydney Airport to taste test the First and Business Class food…

Air Berlin – Berlin to Krakow – Dash8-Q400

With Air Berlin being in the news lately after filing for insolvency amid rumors of it being broken up and parts of the airline sold off to cover debts, I wanted to share with you my review of a flight I took with the airline recently, before they are no more. Air Berlin is Germany’s…

Finnair Airbus a350. Singapore to Helsinki, Economy Class.

“Would you like chicken or mutton?” I’ve been asked. Mutton? Haven’t heard that for years. I go for it, just simply because it sounds so old school and I want to give it a try. Will it be mutton dressed up as lamb, I think to myself. Other than the odd choice of meal, the…

FreakyFlier Travel Hacks – Excess Baggage.

“It’s gonna cost me whaaaat?” Each airline has its own rules and allowances with baggage so it pays to be vigilant when it comes to taking lots of stuff with you when you travel as the excess charges can be ridiculously high. Want More FreakyFlier delivered to your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of…