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…

FreakyFlier Travel Hacks – Keep Some Cash With Your Passport.

Ok, this isn’t a hack really but a tip. There are four things I always keep in my passport wallet. Passport, spare credit card, copy of travel insurance policy and some cash. I don’t recommend keeping cash inside your actual passport, but rather in your passport wallet – you don’t want to hand your passport…

Inspecting a Qatar Airways Airbus a380

Welcome aboard Qatar Airways Airbus a380 which will be travelling from Sydney to Doha. I’ll be seated in Economy Class,  Business Class and First Class…. no I’m not flying anywhere, I’m just having a good old look around the airlines flagship aircraft. Want more FreakyFlier delivered to your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of…

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 Lounge – Helsinki Vantaa Airport

It’s been a wonderful flight from Singapore on Finnair’s Airbus a350 and now I have a 5 hour stopover at Helsinki’s Vantaa Airport. Hmmm, what shall I do with my time? The lounge of course! Want More FreakyFlier delivered to your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of the page! Check out my other Lounge…

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…