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Is It Really Worth It To Fly For TOD?  
User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5170 posts, RR: 55
Posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 13455 times:

Is it really worth it to fly for TOD?




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Selamat datang, dear readers,

now that was a shorty night at the homebase.
Inbound from Portugal late Wednesday
or better said early Thursday morning

Someone Fly For VIP?. At Least AeroVip Ex VRL! (by FLIEGER67 Nov 17 2012 in Trip Reports)

repacked the bag and on the way for the airport again.
Original intention was to spend some quality time in Singapore, take the so called "Jungle Line Train" for Kuala Lumpur, explore the city and fly back to Singapore.
But something more interesting, at least aviation wise comes into my view. No train, no, a very special plane type is on schedule with the route around the first three legs looking like this:

http://www.gcmap.com/map?P=str-lhr-sin-tod&MS=wls&MR=120&MX=540x540&PM=*

Thanx to, as asual:

http://www.gcmap.com/

Sure, a new departure airport is counted here with no.
226:


Departure Airports II auf einer größeren Karte anzeigen

The previous 200 stations:


Departure airports auf einer größeren Karte anzeigen

And the actually done routes:


Tripreporters Flüge II auf einer größeren Karte anzeigen

No time to lose now, a personal shuttle for the airport and I´am again not alone on this trip!.


Thursday, 30.08.2011

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Service BA 921 operated by British Airways
Scheduled: 19.10 // 19.55


OLCI worked well, seats confirmed and sure ok to catch the boarding papers during the baggage job.
The only flight with two gates, 343 + 344 on the screen. Something big today?
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201001.jpg
Not that long to wait at security, a shorty visit to BA´s lounge. No changes, no pictures and heading for the gate.
At least the flag is what we are looking for
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201003.jpg
Legs 1/2/5/6 around this trip are booked on one confirmation. The fare per leg, per pax this way 180.00 Euro´s, secured by Lastminute.de.
Seats are selected well in advance online, with thanx to my One World Sapphire status, a good variety on offer.
Ah, this is G-EUYM, nothing bigger than expected and scheduled, an A320
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201006.jpg
Leg no. 90 on the most flown plane type here till now.
New to the log
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201007.jpg
Active with BA since 05.08.2011 only.
47 planes on type are in the actual fleet.
Boarding now
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201008.jpg
7.15 pm, close to ontime, 1 hour, 15 minutes for England.
"Speedbird" on the way from runway "Two-Five".
16 degrees and rain, no, nothing to miss here.
Cockpit crew is from the UK.
The captain with a relaxed and detailed welcome in typical english style after boarding is completed.
Flightlevel is 38000 feet above LGG and BRU.
The FO is pilot flying, he´s also on the mike with short informations during approach later on.
The well loaded cabin fitted with the dark blue leather seats is clean so far
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201009.jpg
Checked in for 27A/C, the last row what worked well with the middle seat open in the end.
Lot´s of biz people here with a 90% load. The legroom is not that impressive at all
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201010.jpg
Cabin crew is two female FA´s, one senior and nice, one middle aged and also nice.
There is also one really senior nice male FA together with an middle aged, bored to say the least, other male FA at work, or especially the bored one, not!.
Safety on board
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201011.jpg
Yes, that's the way to go
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201012.jpg
Wing cruising in the dawn
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201013.jpg
Service twice times, sure ok this way
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201014.jpg
Touchdown at the 3658 meters "Two-Seven-Left". 7.50 pm local, that´s 8.50 pm in Germany. Short ahead to schedule, 15 degrees and partly cloudy here.
Down for the catacombs of LHR T5 and some endless time on the intra terminal shuttle bus. Don´t get me wrong, relaxed all the way and emerging in T3, where the next flight is scheduled to depart on maybe some larger equipment!.


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User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5170 posts, RR: 55
Reply 1, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 13448 times:

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Thursday, 30.08.2011

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Service QF 10 operated by Qantas Airways Limited
Scheduled: 22.30 // 18.40


There is an extra security screening at the entrance for T3. And also here, the status works well, no time to wait.
Checking the boarding pass and seat numbers 80 H/K, that feels like a much bigger bird now.
But wait lounge duties first.
These F looks like nice today
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201021.jpg
Simply soup. Well, I tell you, it´s not that simple to cook a perfect soup!
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201020.jpg
Cereals different style
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201019.jpg
Snacks
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201018.jpg
And liquids
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201016.jpg
Hey, it will be nice to see a gate now!
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201022.jpg
Ah, that works, heading for no. 7.
Let´s go and feel the "Spirit of Australia"
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201025.jpg
This is VH-OQJ "Bert Hinkler", new to the log and leg no. 4 on these big birds.
With QF in the air since 09.04.2011. 12 examples are in the actual fleet.
Here is an incident with the plane:
http://avherald.com/h?article=44806ace
These wing looks like massive
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201026.jpg
And also the front section
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201028.jpg
Close up
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201029.jpg
Cockpit crew is from Australia.
The captain with a very nice welcome during boarding.
An incident on the taxiway is good for a small delay, but nothing really serious expected.
One missing pax and baggage offloading, but also just a couple of minutes more to wait.
10.40 pm, not that long behind schedule and 12 hours, 30 minutes to go for "Qantas" heading in southeastern direction.
Departure from the 3901 meters"Two-Seven-Right".
14 degrees and partly cloudy.
Well, legroom is acceptable here to say the least
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201035.jpg
No, that doesn´t disturb me
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201036.jpg
And it feels good, especially when we see that the load is very close to 100% and the check-in for the aisle and window seat worked again well with the middle seat open.
This is the three seater directly behind the two seater exit row with no seat in front and a full window, what is not the case in the exit row.
Vacationeers and VFR traffic, at least in eco, on the way.
Safety card QF style
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201037.jpg
The FO is also on the mike with a welcome and nice informations inflight. Once again later short during approach.
The menu card
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201038.jpg
And the offers
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201039.jpg
Something to drink
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201040.jpg
Sometimes, who knows!
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201041.jpg
Nice to see something like this here
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201042.jpg
My personal video screen
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201043.jpg
Movies
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201044.jpg
Premiere
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201045.jpg
FA´s working our area are two women. One elder, one younger, both nice with a really relaxed Aussie style:
"Guys, what about the menu?". Love it!.
Dinner is served soon after departure
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201047.jpg
Inside
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201048.jpg
Well, that´s much more my style
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201049.jpg
A couple of hours only to sleep, well with me, for a view like this
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201050.jpg
Clouds, send them away, please!
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201051.jpg
The modern style looking seaters
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201053.jpg
My screen stops with the flight path, no chance to view anything else. What a mystery!
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201054.jpg
Routing is Brussels-Cologne-Frankfurt-Prague-Crakow-Lvov-Kiew-Rostov-Kabul-Lahore-Delhi, further on shaky above the Bay of Bengal-Phuket-Langkawi-Penang-Kuala Lumpur with the flightlevel maximum at 39000 feet.
Hey, not that far to go
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201055.jpg
And also till something more to eat
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201056.jpg
The bar is available along the whole flight
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201057.jpg
Well done by QF
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201058.jpg
Cabin view
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201060.jpg
Some mysterious steps
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201061.jpg
The aisle
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201063.jpg
Now that looks like much better from my point of view
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201064.jpg
Islands close to Singapore
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201065.jpg
Traffic
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201067.jpg
Touchdown at the 4000 meters "Two-Zero-Right" in the afternoon, 6.40 pm, perfectly ontime, 28 degrees and cloudy here.
At the gate with another Kangaroo close by
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201068.jpg
My comfy seat, red fabric, clean so far
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201069.jpg
The 744 for me, please
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201070.jpg

Welcome to Singapore, the second time for me this year.
Why Singapore again?.
Well, we decided with my son as an Asia rookie, it´s the right place to start this trip.
Sure it´s Asia, but perfectly organized Asia!.
Even the immigration officer talked to us and confirmed the first hotel as a nice one.
The MRT does the job and delivered us quickly to Outram Park station from where it´s not far to the first accomodation, Wangz hotel.
And believe it or not, perfectly organized Singapore, we´re done the right direction from the station and the hotel is where it should be!.
Pictured the day after, sure a recommendable place to stay
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201083.jpg
Room first view
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201073.jpg
Two separate beds as ordered
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201071.jpg
The bathroom
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201072.jpg
Time for a nightly city view like this
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201074.jpg
Pan Pacific
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201075.jpg
Close to Marina Sands
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201076.jpg
And Marina Sands itself
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201077.jpg
Skyline
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201078.jpg
A good sleep here and ready for breakfast soon
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201080.jpg
The offers
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201079.jpg
Some greenery around
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201082.jpg
Heading for the airport now again by MRT.
There is something really interesting calling!.


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Next: Capital travel on schedule!.
User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5170 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 13447 times:

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Saturday, 01.09.2012



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Lapangan Terbang Tioman
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Service J8 307 operated by Berjaya Air
Scheduled: 13.55 // 14.45


And this flight should depart from the nowadays closed budget terminal. No lounge here by the way
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201085.jpg
Also no OLCI here with Berjaya, but also close to no time to wait at the check-in desk.
Catching the "Pas Masuk" called paper here.
To my surprise, there is also fixed seating on this service, 5A for me.
Booking is done via the Berjaya website, the fare 80.00 Euro´s per pax this way.
J8 for Tioman sounds exotic, at least for me
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201084.jpg
Well, heading for gate 2 now
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201086.jpg
With a couple of Tiger´s on the apron
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201087.jpg
And Garuda for Indonesia
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201088.jpg
Tiger, Firefly or what about these much to white machine on four engines?
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201090.jpg
Now that looks like interesting
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201091.jpg
It feels like 30 years ago
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201092.jpg
This is 9M-TAK.
No, absolutely no way, that a flight on the Dash7 is one of the major reasons to do exactly this step!.
The very first experience here with the Dash7
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201093.jpg
Built in 1988. In service with London City Airways, British Midland, Wideroe and finally Berjaya.
Three machines are in the fleet actually
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201094.jpg
1.50 pm, short ahead to schedule, 40 minutes only for "Berjaya" and my first visit to Malaysia. 32 degrees and partly cloudy to leave Singapore.
Cabin view with this passenger opposite my seat
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201096.jpg
The cabin ceiling
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201097.jpg
Well, this engine looks like somewhat oily
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201098.jpg
Oldfashioned blue fabric seaters, really well used
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201099.jpg
And vents
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201100.jpg
Engine close up
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201101.jpg
Cabin crew is two female FA´s. Both middle aged and nice Asian style.
Just departed from the 4000 meters "Two-Zero-Center"
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201102.jpg
The load is 70%, vacationeers only here.
Leaving SIN
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201103.jpg
Out to the sea
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201104.jpg
Along the airport
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201105.jpg
Ok, Kad Keselamatan
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201106.jpg
Legroom is good here
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201107.jpg
Cockpit crew is from Malaysia, the captain with a nice short welcome and info inflight.
No route details, flightlevel is 10000 feet only.
Seats and the cabin ceiling
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201108.jpg
An engine inflight
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201109.jpg
Some blue around
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201110.jpg
Service also on this short hop
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201111.jpg
And also something to read
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201112.jpg
Clouds ahead
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201114.jpg
The captain decided to circle around, no stress for the old lady
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201115.jpg
Better this way
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201116.jpg
Islands down there
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201117.jpg
Strange upfront rearward seating
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201118.jpg
The vents en detail
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201119.jpg
Small islands
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201120.jpg
More and more
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201121.jpg
Going bigger
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201122.jpg
And bigger
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201123.jpg
Traffic
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201124.jpg
This looks like a real island
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201125.jpg
Something to approach for
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201126.jpg
Green trees and white sand, nice so far
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201127.jpg
And some boats around
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201128.jpg
Well, we´re not that high now
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201129.jpg
Beach houses
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201130.jpg
Village or hotel?
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201131.jpg
Anyway, trees and mountains
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201132.jpg
Really close by
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201133.jpg
Don´t get me wrong, but you´re sure, there is still a runway ahead?
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201134.jpg
So it looks like
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201135.jpg
Fully 992 meters to touchdown on runway "Zero-Two"
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201136.jpg
2.40 pm, well ontime, 32 degrees and also partly cloudy here.
Mountains this way
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201137.jpg
Some houses around
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201138.jpg
The apron
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201139.jpg
Taxi
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201140.jpg
For the airy terminal
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201141.jpg
With a couple of new pax waiting for the outbound service
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201142.jpg
Engines stopped
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201143.jpg
And disembarking
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201144.jpg
Under the wing, you know
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201145.jpg
Well, this is the other runway end with also not that much space for a go around
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201146.jpg
Welcome to the jungle
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201148.jpg
Trees all around
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201149.jpg
And the plane fit´s
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201150.jpg
Palms also
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201151.jpg
Immigration is like the whole airport looks like.
Two smiling female officers sitting in a small wodden cabin, stamping the passports and welcoming us for Malaysia.
I recommend to have some cash ready here.
There is an 5 Ringgit´s entrance fee for all pax to pay in cash only.
On the way for the hotel now. The Berjaya Tioman Island resort.
With not that much variety on offer also a nice place to stay on the island.
The hotel van meets all arrivals, ok, that´s not that difficult here!.
Public transport Tioman style
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201153.jpg
Room first view
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201154.jpg
No open doors please. The apes doing bad jokes this way
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201155.jpg
During the first night we had a couple of them on the roof of the vila doing some fighting.
You don´t want to believe how loud it was!.
The bathroom
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201156.jpg
View from the balcony
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201157.jpg
Down by the beach
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201158.jpg
Looks like exotic
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201159.jpg
The water was pleasantly warm here
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201160.jpg
In the evening
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201162.jpg
Some ships around
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201163.jpg
Need more privacy?
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201166.jpg
The open restaurant
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201167.jpg
The sun is going down
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201169.jpg
But it´s back the next morning
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201173.jpg
Ready for breakfast
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201174.jpg
Some more adventures needed?.
We met a young couple from Singapore during breakfast and they booked a guided jungle trek.
Sure ok for the guide and the couple to join and soon on the way for something new.
Exotic trees
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201175.jpg
Cotton
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201176.jpg
Palms
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201177.jpg
On the hike
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201178.jpg
Rubber
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201179.jpg
A not so small ant
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201180.jpg
Palm oil
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201181.jpg
Lianas
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201182.jpg
Healthy penicillin mushrooms
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201183.jpg
Worms
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201185.jpg
Well, a thousand of worms
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201186.jpg
The rainforest shelter
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201187.jpg
This lizard is taking a break
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201188.jpg
Sleepy after a long night
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201191.jpg
The guide with the lizard
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201195.jpg
The girl and my son
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201197.jpg
Sure a nice one
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201198.jpg
The jungle expert
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201199.jpg
The ant´s home
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201200.jpg
Inside
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201201.jpg
The place to sleep today at least for lizards!
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201202.jpg
Sure another large one
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201203.jpg
This tree looks like huge
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201205.jpg
Up till the waterfall
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201211.jpg
Well this goanna is also not a tame one
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201216.jpg
Down for the hotel again
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201220.jpg
Take care with the coconuts
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201221.jpg
A smaller goanna example
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201224.jpg
And a not so small one
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201226.jpg
Dinner
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201229.jpg
Hey, that´s my area here
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201231.jpg
Well, they are also around the houses
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201232.jpg
Exotic boats
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201235.jpg
Beachside
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201236.jpg
Looks like nice, isn´t it?
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201237.jpg
Dinner for the last time at Tioman
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b305/FLIEGER67/MAL1201/MAL1201239.jpg
One more night and leaving tomorrow, but that´s another story. Coming up soon here, I promise, at least if nothing goes wrong!.

Sure, conclusions:

1.)British Airways STR-LHR: Mostly relaxed staff is good for an ok flight.
2.)Qantas LHR-SIN: The perfect seat in the house for a comfy flight experience
3.)Berjaya Air SIN-TOD: Special aircraft, superspecial approach and yes, really worth it!.

Sampai jumpa lagi,
comments welcome, FLIEGER67 or
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User currently offlinePlaneHunter From Germany, joined Mar 2006, 6808 posts, RR: 77
Reply 3, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 13412 times:

Servus Markus,

nice to see the first part part of that series! Good to read about your impressions of QF. You chose a nice destination and an exotic airline/aircraft combo. I must admit I have never checked the Berjaya Dash 7 flights, I'm simply not attracted by that type and certain others.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Thursday, 30.08.2011

Your most delayed report ever?  

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
One missing pax and baggage offloading, but also just a couple of minutes more to wait.

Sounds familiar.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Dinner is served soon after departure

I cannot believe that they didn't change the same dinner options within four months - exactly the same stuff as on my flight.

Delayed By Over 6 Months: LHR-SIN On Qantas A380 (by PlaneHunter Nov 29 2012 in Trip Reports)

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
At the gate with another Kangaroo close by

Ah, VH-OJA, the oldest 744 in the fleet which flew me from BNE to SYD some years ago.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
The 744 for me, please

You prefer the 744 over the A380?


PH



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User currently offlineSRQKEF From Iceland, joined Jun 2011, 886 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 13092 times:

Hi Markus,

Great report! Looks like QF are pretty nice, perhaps when I go to Oz one day I should try an EK/QF combo via DXB, the new transit hub for SYD...

Berjaya Air and TOD looks like a real adventure! Unfortunately I didn't catch the DHC7 when it was still going strong in Greenland. Just 300 miles away! Oh well...

Looking forward to the next part! Is that the same route just in reverse?

Regards,
Sveinn  



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User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5170 posts, RR: 55
Reply 5, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 12949 times:

Hey, comments, nice.


@PH:

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 3):

nice to see the first part part of that series! Good to read about your impressions of QF. You chose a nice destination and an exotic airline/aircraft combo. I must admit I have never checked the Berjaya Dash 7 flights, I'm simply not attracted by that type and certain others.

Thank you.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 3):

Your most delayed report ever?

Ah, bad mistake!.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 3):
Sounds familiar.

Definitely.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 3):
I cannot believe that they didn't change the same dinner options within four months - exactly the same stuff as on my flight.

Imagine my impression when I´ve followed you´re story.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 3):

Ah, VH-OJA, the oldest 744 in the fleet which flew me from BNE to SYD some years ago.

Good to know.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 3):

You prefer the 744 over the A380?

Fixed here for March.


@S.:

Quoting SRQKEF (Reply 4):

Great report! Looks like QF are pretty nice, perhaps when I go to Oz one day I should try an EK/QF combo via DXB, the new transit hub for SYD...

Thank you and I´am confirmed on the very first day of QF´s DXB hub operations.

Quoting SRQKEF (Reply 4):

Berjaya Air and TOD looks like a real adventure! Unfortunately I didn't catch the DHC7 when it was still going strong in Greenland. Just 300 miles away! Oh well...

Ah, definitely.

Quoting SRQKEF (Reply 4):

Looking forward to the next part! Is that the same route just in reverse?

Same route, different airline!.

Greetings,
Markus(FLIEGER67)



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User currently offline817Dreamliiner From Montserrat, joined Jul 2008, 2390 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 12711 times:

Great Report!

Really loved the Dash 7 flight especially, reminded me of flying back home to MNI , Really nice pics of TOD, looks like a really nice place to visit! Thanks for sharing your report 



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User currently offlineadamspotter From Netherlands, joined Feb 2011, 1161 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 12640 times:
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Hi Markus,

Good first part of your trip to Asia with many great pictures as usual!
Looks like you had another pair of pretty nice flights and it sure is special to catch the dash 7, well done!
You sure made lots of great destination pictures, really enjoyed them  
Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Skyline

Beautiful!

Looking forward to part 2

cheers,

Brendan


User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5170 posts, RR: 55
Reply 8, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 12557 times:

Hey, more comments, nice.


@817Dreamliiner:

Quoting 817Dreamliiner (Reply 6):
Great Report!

Really loved the Dash 7 flight especially, reminded me of flying back home to MNI , Really nice pics of TOD, looks like a really nice place to visit! Thanks for sharing your report

Thank you.


@B.:

Quoting adamspotter (Reply 7):


Good first part of your trip to Asia with many great pictures as usual!
Looks like you had another pair of pretty nice flights and it sure is special to catch the dash 7, well done!
You sure made lots of great destination pictures, really enjoyed them
Quoting adamspotter (Reply 7):

Beautiful!

Thank you and more to come, you know.

Greetings,
Markus(FLIEGER67)



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User currently offlineMSS658 From Belgium, joined Oct 2010, 2474 posts, RR: 15
Reply 9, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 12159 times:

Hello Markus

Nice to follow your Asia series! Looks like QF 10 is popular on the A.net forums nowadays.
Great to see TOD, looks like a very special destination! A great idea for me.
Glad you enjoyed the flight on the Dash 7

Greetings
Marc



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User currently offlinesultanils From Belgium, joined Mar 2010, 1719 posts, RR: 30
Reply 10, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 12088 times:
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Hello Markus,

I was eagerly waiting for this Tioman report of yours to appear. And I'm not disappointed. It brings back good memories from my stay there some years ago, although I didn't came in by plane but by motorboat.
Also nice to see you on that long longhaul QF A380, the Aussie way definitely seems a relaxed and enjoyable way!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
The fare per leg, per pax this way 180.00 Euro´s

So 4 legs x 2 pax x 2 directions = kinda pricey no?

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
The legroom is not that impressive at all

I thought BA would do better than this. And it seems your A320 was a rather recent built machine.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
No, that doesn´t disturb me

I was once on an IB 747-300 from MEX to MAD and made the unfortunate mistake to ask for an exit window seat. Worst legroom ever with that door in the way.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Nice to see something like this here

Definitely. Did you use it?

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
My comfy seat, red fabric

Nice modern seat design. Was that upper or low deck you were seated?

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
The very first experience here with the Dash7

What a nice addition to the log. Such a small plane and 4 props, just great!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Well, this engine looks like somewhat oily

As long as most of the oil is on the inside, it should be no problem  

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Village or hotel?

They are all different 'hotel's or 'guesthouses', organised in a kind of village, yes. We stayed in the far left one, right at the beach.

Sultanils



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User currently offlinegabrielchew From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2005, 3270 posts, RR: 12
Reply 11, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 12014 times:

Very nice report Markus...brought back some very nice memories of a family holiday to Tioman in 2001. We flew Berjaya as well, but return from SZB. We stayed at the same hotel as you...so nice next to the beach!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Lot´s of biz people here with a 90% load. The legroom is not that impressive at all

You should always go for a seat nearer the front, as you get better legroom

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Service also on this short hop

Seems like the same service as 11 years ago

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Don´t get me wrong, but you´re sure, there is still a runway ahead?

Ha, I had exactly the same thought!



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User currently onlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6571 posts, RR: 55
Reply 12, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 11453 times:

Hi Markus !

Thanks for a great report with great pictures !

Very nice to see you go farther away and Tioman island looks fantastic! Even better to get there on a very rare type like the Dash 7 !

Flight on QF looks okay; at least the legroom was great.

Looking forward to your next report !

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User currently offlineroberts87 From Netherlands, joined Dec 2011, 987 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 11378 times:

Nice report as usual. Qantas seems decent on this leg, a safe choice as always.
Great catch on that Dash-7, and what an amazing approach into TOD!


User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5170 posts, RR: 55
Reply 14, posted (1 year 9 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 11322 times:

Hey and good to follow all that comments.


@M.:

Quoting MSS658 (Reply 9):

Nice to follow your Asia series! Looks like QF 10 is popular on the A.net forums nowadays.
Great to see TOD, looks like a very special destination! A great idea for me.
Glad you enjoyed the flight on the Dash 7

Thank you and sure worth it to try the Dash7 and Tioman.


@N.:

Quoting sultanils (Reply 10):
I was eagerly waiting for this Tioman report of yours to appear. And I'm not disappointed. It brings back good memories from my stay there some years ago, although I didn't came in by plane but by motorboat.
Also nice to see you on that long longhaul QF A380, the Aussie way definitely seems a relaxed and enjoyable way!

Thank you and perfectly good to know about you´re trip to Tioman.

Quoting sultanils (Reply 10):

So 4 legs x 2 pax x 2 directions = kinda pricey no?

Well, so it was.

Quoting sultanils (Reply 10):

I thought BA would do better than this. And it seems your A320 was a rather recent built machine.

Count me in here, not impressed.

Quoting sultanils (Reply 10):

I was once on an IB 747-300 from MEX to MAD and made the unfortunate mistake to ask for an exit window seat. Worst legroom ever with that door in the way.

Definitely not the best place this way.

Quoting sultanils (Reply 10):

Definitely. Did you use it?

Still here as a souvenir.

Quoting sultanils (Reply 10):

Nice modern seat design. Was that upper or low deck you were seated?

Lower deck this time.

Quoting sultanils (Reply 10):

What a nice addition to the log. Such a small plane and 4 props, just great!

Oh, yes, definitely.

Quoting sultanils (Reply 10):

They are all different 'hotel's or 'guesthouses', organised in a kind of village, yes. We stayed in the far left one, right at the beach.

Thanx for the further info.


@G.:

Quoting gabrielchew (Reply 11):
Very nice report Markus...brought back some very nice memories of a family holiday to Tioman in 2001. We flew Berjaya as well, but return from SZB. We stayed at the same hotel as you...so nice next to the beach!

Thank you and good to know.

Quoting gabrielchew (Reply 11):

You should always go for a seat nearer the front, as you get better legroom

Sure the case here.

Quoting gabrielchew (Reply 11):

Seems like the same service as 11 years ago

Interesting.

Quoting gabrielchew (Reply 11):

Ha, I had exactly the same thought!

Not only me in this case!.


@L.:

Quoting The777Man (Reply 12):

Thanks for a great report with great pictures !

Very nice to see you go farther away and Tioman island looks fantastic! Even better to get there on a very rare type like the Dash 7 !

Thank you.

Quoting The777Man (Reply 12):

Flight on QF looks okay; at least the legroom was great.

Sure great here with QF.


@R.:

Quoting roberts87 (Reply 13):
Nice report as usual. Qantas seems decent on this leg, a safe choice as always.
Great catch on that Dash-7, and what an amazing approach into TOD!

Thank you and QF is on schedule again next year.

Greetings,
Markus(FLIEGER67)



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User currently offlineinfodesk From Switzerland, joined May 2006, 1459 posts, RR: 33
Reply 15, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 11152 times:

Hi Markus,

So, I finally get chance to read about your exotic jaunt to Malaysia. What a super trip you planned there, I’m sure J loved it too. The Dash 7 looks really special, always good to these birds as long as it’s possible. The beaches at Tioman are divine, just the right tonic for a grey December day.

QF seem to offer a solid product in Y, the meals look tasty (well, once you remove the meat!) and that fancy bar is a great idea. Good to see them also providing a menu card.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
The only flight with two gates, 343 + 344 on the screen. Something big today?

An A380 on that short hop? That would have been a bonus

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Snacks

I hope you took some of those Kettle crisps with you!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Well, legroom is acceptable here to say the least

Now that excellent legroom looks familiar, but you got a proper window, even better.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Sometimes, who knows!

Yes, sooner than you think!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Some mysterious steps

I’d call that the stairway to heaven.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Well, we decided with my son as an Asia rookie, it´s the right place to start this trip.

It seems 2012 was the year for Asia rookies….and Singapore the place to go  
Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
And this flight should depart from the nowadays closed budget terminal. No lounge here by the way

Don’t like the way they have budget terminal written in huge letters. It’s so cheap and nasty!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Don´t get me wrong, but you´re sure, there is still a runway ahead?

I’m glad the pilot found it. What a super approach.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
The water was pleasantly warm here

Warm sea water lapping around my ankles….sand between my toes….I’ve forgotten what that feels like.

I only have one minor complaint about your report: can you please leave out the worm/ant/insect/reptile pictures next time?  

Happy flying
Infodesk   



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User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 27003 posts, RR: 57
Reply 16, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 11072 times:

Great report Markus  

Loved all the photos and also the snack station on QF a very nice idea by QF .

Look forward to to the next part  

Philip  


User currently offlinejwhite9185 From United Kingdom, joined May 2007, 1306 posts, RR: 4
Reply 17, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 10901 times:

Hey there Markus,

Good to see another report from a QF A380. Interesting that the catering looks pretty much identical to PH's trip - so at least they're consistent! And what a contrast to that Dash7.

Good to get a little preview of the BA lounge in T3 - I'll be paying a visit myself in a couple of days.

Great that your son can come along with you also - I got to go on some pretty good trips with my parents when I was younger, but nothing like that!

Looking forward to reading about your return.



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User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5170 posts, RR: 55
Reply 18, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 10873 times:

Hey and good to see more comments.

@H.:

Quoting infodesk (Reply 15):

So, I finally get chance to read about your exotic jaunt to Malaysia. What a super trip you planned there, I’m sure J loved it too. The Dash 7 looks really special, always good to these birds as long as it’s possible. The beaches at Tioman are divine, just the right tonic for a grey December day.

Thank you and for sure, no complaints from J.!.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 15):

QF seem to offer a solid product in Y, the meals look tasty (well, once you remove the meat!) and that fancy bar is a great idea. Good to see them also providing a menu card.

Meat removed and everything was ok!.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 15):

An A380 on that short hop? That would have been a bonus

Oh, yes, definitely.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 15):

I hope you took some of those Kettle crisps with you!

Done not only twice!.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 15):

Now that excellent legroom looks familiar, but you got a proper window, even better.

Good for me here.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 15):

Yes, sooner than you think!

You know!.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 15):

I’d call that the stairway to heaven.

The perfect words here.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 15):

It seems 2012 was the year for Asia rookies….and Singapore the place to go

Not that you know anyone else?.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 15):

Don’t like the way they have budget terminal written in huge letters. It’s so cheap and nasty!

It´s cheap and nasty, yes!.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 15):

I’m glad the pilot found it. What a super approach.

Exactly my impression.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 15):
Warm sea water lapping around my ankles….sand between my toes….I’ve forgotten what that feels like.

Count me in, oh, yes!.

Quoting infodesk (Reply 15):

I only have one minor complaint about your report: can you please leave out the worm/ant/insect/reptile pictures next time?

I promise, no more lizards left for the next story!.


@Phil:

Quoting OA260 (Reply 16):

Loved all the photos and also the snack station on QF a very nice idea by QF .

Look forward to to the next part

Thank you and the next part is coming up soon.

Greetings,
Markus(FLIEGER67)



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User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5170 posts, RR: 55
Reply 19, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 10870 times:

Hey, J.,

Quoting jwhite9185 (Reply 17):

Good to see another report from a QF A380. Interesting that the catering looks pretty much identical to PH's trip - so at least they're consistent! And what a contrast to that Dash7.

Thanx for the feedback. I was also really surprised when I saw PH´s pictures, exactly the same.

Quoting jwhite9185 (Reply 17):

Good to get a little preview of the BA lounge in T3 - I'll be paying a visit myself in a couple of days.

Sure a good place to stay for a couple of hours.

Quoting jwhite9185 (Reply 17):
Great that your son can come along with you also - I got to go on some pretty good trips with my parents when I was younger, but nothing like that!

Good to know.

Greetings,
Markus(FLIEGER67)



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User currently offlineakhmad From Netherlands, joined Sep 2005, 2476 posts, RR: 53
Reply 20, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 10444 times:

Selamat pagi Markus,

TOD? I was wondering in the first instance, what do you mean by that? I never thought that TOD would stand for Tioman, an idyllic tropical island in Malaysia!  

Definitely worth going there with the current temperature in Western Europe   


Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Legs 1/2/5/6 around this trip are booked on one confirmation. The fare per leg, per pax this way 180.00 Euro´s, secured by Lastminute.de.

Bargain! Maybe I should consult Lastminute.de for my next intercontinental trips.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
New to the log

Out of 47? Congratulation!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
16 degrees and rain, no, nothing to miss here.

Gimme that weather right now!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Thread starter):
Yes, that's the way to go

Summer holiday! It sounds so far away now!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 1):
Hey, it will be nice to see a gate now!

Luckily, you’re not supposed to be at Gate 1.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 1):
Something to drink

Ginger beer for me please.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 1):
"Guys, what about the menu?". Love it!.

So do I! The typical laid back attitude.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 1):
Now that looks like much better from my point of view

Mine too.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 1):
Sure it´s Asia, but perfectly organized Asia!

Definitely!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 1):
sure a recommendable place to stay

I believe you. Look at the room and greenery around!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
on the apron

Luckily, you did not get scalded for taking pictures. I read that some passengers had this unfortunate experience.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
And also something to read

Bali next time?

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
Cabin view with this passenger opposite my seat

Nice arrangement!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
flightlevel is 10000 feet only

Good for photography!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
but you´re sure, there is still a runway ahead?

At this point, you can only trust the flight deck crew.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
Palms also

Look at the cute baggage cart.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
I recommend to have some cash ready here.
There is an 5 Ringgit´s entrance fee for all pax to pay in cash only.

Good to know. Thanks!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
Down by the beach

Gorgeous!

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
We met a young couple from Singapore during breakfast and they booked a guided jungle trek

What a great idea.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
Well, a thousand of worms

And centipedes.

Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
Sure a nice on

Markus Jr., the explorer!   


Quoting FLIEGER67 (Reply 2):
Hey, that´s my area here

The goanna just stopped by to say hello.


Terima kasih. I especially like the scenery photo of the Tioman island. Ever since I lived in Indonesia, I was wondering how it would look like. Now I know, thanks to you.  

Have a nice weekend.
Suryo  



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User currently offlineFLIEGER67 From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 5170 posts, RR: 55
Reply 21, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 10344 times:

Hoi, S.,

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):


TOD? I was wondering in the first instance, what do you mean by that? I never thought that TOD would stand for Tioman, an idyllic tropical island in Malaysia!  

Definitely worth going there with the current temperature in Western Europe

Thank you and sure also my opinion.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Bargain! Maybe I should consult Lastminute.de for my next intercontinental trips.

Interesting offers here from time to time.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Out of 47? Congratulation!

Lucky me.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Gimme that weather right now!

Oh, yes!.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Summer holiday! It sounds so far away now!

Really far away.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Luckily, you’re not supposed to be at Gate 1.

SIN was sure ok for us.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Ginger beer for me please.

Good choice.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

So do I! The typical laid back attitude.

That´s what I like, you know.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Mine too.

Good to know.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Definitely!

That´s the way.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

I believe you. Look at the room and greenery around!

Sure a good place to stay for us.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):
uckily, you did not get scalded for taking pictures. I read that some passengers had this unfortunate experience.

Lucky me, no problems.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):
Bali next time?

Good idea.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Nice arrangement!

Thank you again.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Good for photography!

Exactly.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

At this point, you can only trust the flight deck crew.

More and more!.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Look at the cute baggage cart.

Oh, yes.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):
Good to know. Thanks!

Always good to have some cash ready.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Gorgeous!

Exactly my impression.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

What a great idea.

Much better than alone.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

And centipedes.

True words.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

Markus Jr., the explorer!

So it was!.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):

The goanna just stopped by to say hello.

Maybe.

Quoting akhmad (Reply 20):
Terima kasih. I especially like the scenery photo of the Tioman island. Ever since I lived in Indonesia, I was wondering how it would look like. Now I know, thanks to you.  

Have a nice weekend.

Thank you again and also a nice weekend for you.

Greetings,
Markus(FLIEGER67)



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