Airline Service Review: SriLankan Airlines (UL564) From Paris-Charles de Gaulle, France (CDG) to Colombo, Sri Lanka (CMB)

Airline Service Review: SriLankan Airlines UL564/12 NOV 2014
UL564/12NOV2014 Paris-Charles de Gaulle, France (CDG) to Colombo, Sri Lanka (CMB) 4R-ALD | Airbus A330-200 | twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube Preamble This trip is coordinated and sponsored by Cinnamon Hotels and SriLankan Airlines (UL) is providing the air transportation so we can start our Sri Lankan experience on the right foot. This trip would be a trifecta for me; n...
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Etihad Airways Welcomes You To The Residence

Just when you think the airlines are in the doldrums, one of them does something really spectacular. I'm usually sitting in Economy class in a middle seat enjoying my 16 hour flight, but this is certainly a better way going forward. I have flown Etihad before, thrice actually and had excellent service, so I'm looking forward to these changes. Introducing The Residence, a three-room suite onboar...
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Highclere Castle, Home Of Downton Abbey: A Visit

You've perhaps heard of Downton Abbey or not; but its this mega hit show from ITV (its on PBS in the U.S.) that is filmed at a Castle named Highclere Castle located in beautiful West Berkshire [pronounced Barksher] county in England. Highclere is the home of the 8th Earl & Countess of Carnarvon. Check out their facebook page. As I was visiting friends in Reading, only 26.4 miles from the Ca...
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Airline Service Review: Flydubai From Dubai, UAE (DXB) To Muscat, Oman (MCT)

I had never been to Muscat, Oman (MCT), so I jumped at the opportunity to make the visit. I checked and realized that flydubai (FZ) flies there using Boeing 737-800s from its base in Dubai, UAE (DXB). So I partnered with them to make this trip happen. For my 7:00a flight this morning, I journeyed over to their Terminal 2 operations via my hotel shuttle which had made a stop at Terminal 3 first....
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