Watching the Coronavirus outbreak change my life forever

As a Chinese Canadian I have been following the news of the novel Coronavirus spreading from the seafood market in Wuhan, Hubei (湖北省,武汉市)throughout China. Chinese New Year festivities were essentially cancelled. As an aviation enthusiast, seeing the 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic's impact on the aviation industry devastated me. As the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 … Continue reading Watching the Coronavirus outbreak change my life forever

ALMOST MISSED MY FLIGHT AGAIN – AMERICAN AIRLINES 3957 (EMBRAER E140) IN ECONOMY FROM TORONTO PEARSON TO NEW YORK JFK

This is a flight review of American Airlines 3957 on the Embraer E140. On 27 July 2019, I flew American Airlines 3957 in Economy Class from Toronto (CYYZ) to New York (KJFK). Although this was part of an business class itinerary, the one hour flight on the Embraer E140 didn't have a business class cabin … Continue reading ALMOST MISSED MY FLIGHT AGAIN – AMERICAN AIRLINES 3957 (EMBRAER E140) IN ECONOMY FROM TORONTO PEARSON TO NEW YORK JFK

A SURPRISINGLY GOOD CHINESE DOMESTIC FLIGHT – JUNEYAO 1236 (AIRBUS A320) IN ECONOMY FROM XI’AN XIANYANG TO SHANGHAI PUDONG

On August 29, 2018, I flew on Juneyao's Airbus A320 in economy class from Xi'an Xianyang (XIY/ZLXY) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG/ZSPD). As a Star Alliance connecting partner, I was able to earn 480 Lufthansa Miles and More Award and Status miles. Getting To The Airport This particular flight was very early in the morning. This … Continue reading A SURPRISINGLY GOOD CHINESE DOMESTIC FLIGHT – JUNEYAO 1236 (AIRBUS A320) IN ECONOMY FROM XI’AN XIANYANG TO SHANGHAI PUDONG

Weather Delays – Shenzhen Airlines 9441 (Boeing 737-87L) in Economy Class from Guangzhou to Chengdu

On August 22, 2018, I flew with Shenzhen Airlines (a subsidiary of Air China and a Star Alliance member based in Shenzhen Bao'an and serves throughout China) from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN/ZGGG) to Chengdu Shangliu (CTU/ZUUU) in Shenzhen Airlines' Economy Class product. On this given flight I was able to earn 346 Lufthansa Miles and More … Continue reading Weather Delays – Shenzhen Airlines 9441 (Boeing 737-87L) in Economy Class from Guangzhou to Chengdu

By Finnish Design – Finnair 87 (Airbus 350-941 XWB) in Business Class from Helsinki to Shanghai Pudong

On August 7, 2018, I flew on Finnair's somewhat new Airbus A350 XWB from Helsinki (HEL/EFHK) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG/ZSPD) in Business Class. On this flight I was awarded 16,000 Finnair Plus point which was able to bring me up to my next tier, Finnair Silver (oneworld Ruby). Check-in After arriving at the Helsinki, there … Continue reading By Finnish Design – Finnair 87 (Airbus 350-941 XWB) in Business Class from Helsinki to Shanghai Pudong

Why fly European Business Class? – Finnair 1342 (Airbus A321-231) in European Business Class from London Heathrow to Helsinki

On August 5, 2018, I flew with Finnair from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) to Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL/EFHK) in Finnair's European Nordic Business Class product. On this given flight I was able to earn 4000 Finnair Plus award and tier points. As I was really exhausted prior to this flight, there aren't that many photos. Thanks dad for … Continue reading Why fly European Business Class? – Finnair 1342 (Airbus A321-231) in European Business Class from London Heathrow to Helsinki

The Worst Business Class Product? – British Airways 092 (Boeing 777-236ER) in Club World from Toronto to London Heathrow

On August 5, 2018, I flew with British Airways from Toronto Pearson (YYZ/CYYZ) to London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) in British Airways' Club World product. British Airways' Club World is equivalent to Business Class on other airlines. On this given flight I was able to earn 7148 Finnair Plus award and tier points. Airport and Lounge (Pre-flight) … Continue reading The Worst Business Class Product? – British Airways 092 (Boeing 777-236ER) in Club World from Toronto to London Heathrow

Aeromexico 2431 terrifying moments after takeoff and miracle

On July 31, 2018 shortly after takeoff at around 16:00 local, Aeromexico flight 2431 encountered rough turbulence. The Embraer ERJ-190AR registered XA-GAL flying from Guadalupe Victoria International Airport to Mexico City crashed in the capital of Durango state just moments after rotation. State Governor José Rosas Aispuro stated the plane was struck by a strong gust of wind … Continue reading Aeromexico 2431 terrifying moments after takeoff and miracle