Flight Review: Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class – New York to Singapore (SQ25)

After four weeks of vacation – a week spent in Europe and three weeks in the U.S. – it was time for me to return to Singapore. When booking my return trip, I searched for a conveniently timed itinerary that would get me back to Singapore late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. That way… Read More Flight Review: Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class – New York to Singapore (SQ25)

Flight Review: United Airlines Flight 1 from San Francisco to Singapore

In January, United Airlines announced that it would begin operating non-stop service between San Francisco and Singapore. The flight commenced service on June 1st and is operated by a stretch 787 Dreamliner. The new service holds several distinctions: It is the longest route operated by a Dreamliner (just shy of 16 hours); and It is the only non-stop… Read More Flight Review: United Airlines Flight 1 from San Francisco to Singapore

Trip Report: Singapore to Washington DC (Flight 3: Toronto to Washington DC)

Introduction Flight 1: Singapore to Tokyo Flight 2: Tokyo to Toronto Flight 3: Toronto to Washington D.C. Flight 3 – Economy: Toronto Canada to Washington DC (Dulles) Bombardier CRJ-200 Operated by Air Canada Express – Air Georgian Despite sleeping for a considerable portion of the Tokyo to Toronto flight, I was exhausted and not feeling well… Read More Trip Report: Singapore to Washington DC (Flight 3: Toronto to Washington DC)

Trip Report: Singapore to Washington DC (Flight 2: Tokyo to Toronto)

Introduction Flight 1: Singapore to Tokyo Flight 2: Tokyo to Toronto Flight 3: Toronto to Washington D.C. Flight 2 – Business Class: Tokyo Narita to Toronto Canada Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Operated by Air Canada After disembarking from our ANA flight, we went through a short security line at Narita airport and then headed directly to the ANA… Read More Trip Report: Singapore to Washington DC (Flight 2: Tokyo to Toronto)

Trip Report: Singapore to Washington DC (Flight 1: SG to Tokyo)

Introduction Flight 1: Singapore to Tokyo Flight 2: Tokyo to Toronto Flight 3: Toronto to Washington D.C. Last week, Amy and I travelled back to the U.S. from Singapore. We used my entire balance of United MileagePlus frequent flyer miles, along with several thousand points transferred from my Chase Sapphire Preferred account, to book our business class flights. This is… Read More Trip Report: Singapore to Washington DC (Flight 1: SG to Tokyo)

Trip Report: Singapore to Washington DC (Introduction)

Introduction Flight 1: Singapore to Tokyo Flight 2: Tokyo to Toronto Flight 3: Toronto to Washington D.C. A few months ago, Amy and I began to plan our trip home this summer. At the time, I was beginning to worry that future airline mile devaluations could further erode my Chase Ultimate Rewards point balance. Rather than continue… Read More Trip Report: Singapore to Washington DC (Introduction)