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Short hair Francis Oct 30, 13 12:19 pm

Doubling Down 5 Continent RTW Marathon (EY/SQ/NH/LH F, LA/RJ/LO/OU/SW/SA J +Others)
 
Introduction


*Special Thanks to SFO777 and jfkeze for Being a Part on this trip and to their many contributions on this Trip Report :)
Honorary Mention to FlyingNynaeve and mangosteen lady :)


Another go at another Giant Trip Report, my last Huge one took almost a full year to finish which was a bit sad to say the least.
I’m not promising I can finished the entire thing, it is 60 parts for Christ sakes but I’ll give it my best and my all :)

Last Huge Trip Report Link Below
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/trip-...sq-j-ba-f.html


And similar to the highlighted report above, I’m finding it very hard to draw a line as to note what to write and what not to write. Because sometime, even though that one section might seem very minuscule, it’s when you add all of the parts up when you really see the giant overall picture.

With that in mind, here is a go at how this Giant Report will develop to.
This TR mainly comprised of these 5 themes.

1) A Return trip on the World’s 2nd Longest Flight, SQ 37 All-Business Class LAX-SIN
2) A Middle East Trip to Doha and Abu Dhabi with EY F, QR J and RJ Y via ex-CMB fare
3) 1st Around the World trip to Chile/Northeast US on SQ F/LA J/RJ J
4) 2nd Around the World trip to Indonesia, Burma, Croatia on NH Business Jet, DL 744 J, LO 788 J/NH F/LH F
5) Going to Africa and Australia for a Summer Retreat on SA J/SW J/QF J/CX J


All together, 58 Flights in total, mostly in Business/First Class thankfully :p
A lot of new airlines and planes I’ve never flown on before.
2 New Continents, Africa and South America, also never been previously.
7 New Countries and loads of new places as well...

Route Map
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Flights (58 Flights, 140362 Miles)

All Flights Flown
Air Canada 791 – Toronto Pearson to Los Angeles (Economy Class)
Singapore Airlines 37 – Los Angeles to Singapore Changi (Business Class)
Singapore Airlines 890 – Singapore Changi to Hong Kong (Business Class)
Thai Airways International 639 – Hong Kong to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (Business Class)
Thai Airways International 307 – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to Colombo (Business Class)
Qatar Airways 301 – Colombo to Doha (Business Class)
Qatar Airways 124 – Doha to Abu Dhabi (First Class)
Etihad Airways 101 – Abu Dhabi to New York Kennedy (First Class)
Royal Jordanian Airlines 262 – New York Kennedy to Amman (Economy Class)
Royal Jordanian Airlines 182 – Amman to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (Economy Class)
Cathay Pacific Airways 702 – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong (Business Class)
Singapore Airlines 859 – Hong Kong to Singapore Changi (Business Class)
Singapore Airlines 2 – Singapore Changi to Hong Kong (First Class)
Singapore Airlines 2 – Hong Kong to San Francisco (First Class)
United Airlines 734 – San Francisco to Chicago O’Hare (First Class)
United Airlines 228 – Chicago O’Hare to Toronto Pearson (First Class)
American Airlines 4641 – Toronto Pearson to New York LaGuardia (Economy Class)
American Airlines 731 – New York LaGuardia to Dallas Ft. Worth (First Class)
American Airlines 1090 – Dallas Ft. Worth to Miami Int’l (First Class)
LAN Airlines 501 – Miami Int’l to Santiago de Chile (Business Class)
LAN Airlines 500 – Santiago de Chile to Miami Int’l (Business Class)
American Airlines 1665 – Miami Int’l to Dallas Ft. Worth (First Class)
American Airlines 732 – Dallas Ft. Worth to New York LaGuardia (First Class)
Royal Jordanian Airlines 262 – New York Kennedy to Amman (Business Class)
Royal Jordanian Airlines 182 – Amman to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (Economy Class)
Cathay Pacific Airways 712 – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong (Business Class)
Singapore Airlines 1 – Hong Kong to Singapore Changi (Business Class)
Singapore Airlines 946 – Singapore Changi to Denpasar Bali (Business Class)
Thai Airways International 432 – Denpasar Bali to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (Business Class)
Singapore Airlines 981 – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to Singapore Changi (Business Class)
Singapore Airlines 998 – Singapore Changi to Rangoon (Business Class)
Air Bagan 143 – Rangoon to Nyaung-U (Economy Class)
Air Bagan 129 – Nyaung-U to Rangoon (Economy Class)
All Nippon Airways 914 – Rangoon to Tokyo Narita (Business Class)
Delta Airlines 156 – Tokyo Narita to Seattle Tacoma (Business Class)
American Airlines 268 – Seattle Tacoma to New York Kennedy (First Class)
Air Canada 585 – Newark to Calgary (Business Class)
Air Canada 168 – Calgary to Ottawa (Economy Class)
Air Canada 445 – Ottawa to Toronto Pearson (Economy Class)
LOT Polish Airlines 46 – Toronto Pearson to Warsaw (Business Class)
Lufthansa 1353 – Warsaw to Frankfurt (Business Class)
Croatia Airlines 413 – Frankfurt to Split (Business Class)
Croatia Airlines 651 – Split to Zagreb (Economy Class)
Adria Airways 746 – Ljubljana to Split (Economy Class)
Lufthansa 1413 – Split to Frankfurt (Business Class)
Lufthansa 922 – Frankfurt to London Heathrow (Business Class)
All Nippon Airways 202 – London Heathrow to Tokyo Narita (First Class)
Lufthansa 711 – Tokyo Narita to Frankfurt (First Class)
Lufthansa 782 – Frankfurt to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (First Class)
Thai Airways International 606 – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong (Business Class)
South African Airways 289 – Hong Kong to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo (Business Class)
South African Airways 323 – Johannesburg O.R. Tambo to Cape Town (Business Class)
Air Namibia 702 – Cape Town to Windhoek Int’l (Business Class)
British Airways 6274 – Windhoek to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo (Business Class)
Qantas Airways 64 – Johannesburg O.R. Tambo to Sydney, Australia (Business Class)
Qantas Airways 427 – Sydney, Australia to Melbourne Tullamarine (Business Class)
Qantas Airways 418 – Melbourne Tullamarine to Sydney, Australia (Business Class)
Cathay Pacific Airway 162 – Sydney, Australia to Hong Kong (Business Class)



Trip Parts
Part 1 – A Salute to the World’s 2nd Longest Flight, SQ J LAX – SIN Non-Stop
Part 2 – As Empty as a SIN-HKG flight can get, SQ Refurbished Regional J
Part 3 – Thai Airways New Regional Business, HKG – BKK – CMB
Part 4 – Qatar Airways Regional Business Class CMB – DOH
Part 5 – First Vacation in the Persian Gulf, Doha, Qatar
Part 6 – Time for Some Privacy, Qatar Premium Terminal & Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
Part 7 – Not Quite as Bling, Etihad Airways First Class AUH – JFK
Part 8 – One Faux Terminal, Delta’s Terminal in SoHo
Part 9 – What We do for Miles and Status, Royal Jordanian Economy Class JFK – AMM – BKK
Part 10 – Cathay Pacific Regional Business Class BKK – HKG
Part 11 – Another Detour for Singapore First HKG – SIN – HKG – SFO
Part 12 – COdbaUA Domestic First, SFO – ORD – YYZ
Part 13 – Toronto to Miami via NYC and Dallas, American Airlines Domestic First
Part 14 – LAN Airlines New Business Class onboard the Boeing 767-300, MIA – SCL
Part 15 – 3 Days of Adventure in Chile, Santiago, Valparaiso, and the Andes Mountain
Part 16 – Those Crazy LANtinas, LA/AA J SCL – MIA – DFW – LGA
Part 17 – 7 States Road-Trip in 3.5 Days, Upstate NY and Burlington, VT
Part 18 – We Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Freedom and Ice Cream
Part 19 – The Burning Heart of the GOP lives on, now where are my Stakes :D
Part 20 – Never Prayed for an Op-Up so Badly, RJ J/Y JFK – AMM – BKK
Part 21 – The Horrible CX Innovation, CX Old Long Haul "Coffins" J BKK – HKG
Part 22 – Singapore Airlines Long Haul Business HKG – SIN – DPS
Part 23 – This is Paradise? Bali, Indonesia
Part 24 – The Zig Zag Way of flying in Southeast Asia, DPS – BKK – SIN – RGN
Part 25 – The Circular Train Loop around Rangoon, plus Afternoon Tea @ The Strand
Part 26 – An Over-Saturation of Pagoda-ing in Bagan, Burma
Part 27 – In Rangoon One Last Time for a Mistake fare
Part 28 – All Nippon Airways Boeing 737 All-Business Jet RGN – NRT
Part 29 – 1 Hour Trek in Narita + Delta Airlines Jumbo 744 BusinessElite NRT – SEA
Part 30 – Rolling the Clock back 60+ Years in Seattle
Part 31 – Nature & History, Volcano and Lewis & Clark Style
Part 32 – One Depressing Way to spend Fourth of July
Part 33 – A Duo of Air Canada flights, EWR-YYC-YOW-YYZ
Part 34 – The “Dream Come Alive or Die” Plane, LOT Boeing 787-8 Business Class YYZ – WAW
Part 35 – Rebuilding from Scratch, Warsaw, Poland
Part 36 – Short Haul Lufthansa/Croatia Airlines Business, WAW – FRA – SPU
Part 37 – Searching for Roman Treasures, Trogir, Croatia
Part 38 – Sad Memories of the Yugoslav War, Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Part 39 – Pearl of the Adriatic, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Part 40 – Crying for Former Love, Zagreb, Croatia
Part 41 – How do you Pronounce this, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Part 42 – Adria Airways Y LJU-SPU + Touring the Dalmatian home base, Split, Croatia
Part 43 – It’s Not a Stopover if it’s not over 24 hours, London, United Kingdom
Part 44 – All Nippon Airways First Class Square Suite, LHR – NRT
Part 45 – It’s Another Whalejet, Lufthansa Airbus 380 First Class NRT – FRA
Part 46 – Now that’s a Real Mattress, Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 First, FRA – BKK
Part 47 – South African Airways Business Class HKG – JNB – CPT
Part 48 – A Stormy Hour at Cape Agulhas and Where is the Bloody Hyatt!!!
Part 49 – Traversing the Garden Route of Western Cape
Part 50 – One Short Stint in Cape Town
Part 51 – SW stands for Air Namibia, not Southwest, SW Business CPT – WDH
Part 52 – Who said a Corolla isn’t a Safari Vehicle, First Safari to Etosha Nat’l Park
Part 53 – A small Former German charm, Windhoek, Namibia
Part 54 – The Heart of the Namib Desert Playground, Swakopmund, Namibia
Part 55 – British Airways Comair Business Class WDH – JNB
Part 56 – Revisiting the Old Classic, Flying on the Old Qantas 744 First Class Seat JNB - SYD
Part 57 – A Perfect Sunset in Sydney Harbour and Qantas Domestic 763 SYD – MEL
Part 58 – Dropping by for a Weekend Visit, Melbourne, Australia
Part 59 – Qantas Airways Boeing 767-300 International Business Class MEL - SYD
Part 60 - Back to Normalcy, Cathay Pacific Airbus 330-300 Cirrus Business Class SYD - HKG



Disclaimer – It's Very Long but FINALLY Completed, Thanks for the Continual Support and Readership :)



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Double or Nothing, Let’s Go Jet-Setting Around the World^ :)
And Enjoy Everybody!

Short hair Francis Oct 30, 13 12:23 pm

Part 1 – A Salute to the World’s 2nd Longest Flight, SQ J LAX – SIN Non-Stop


Start of another Trip Report, for this 1st Part on the outbound, I used one of my remaining RGN RJ Y tickets, what else am I going to use lol :D
What can I say, Rangoon keeps on loving! <3
I decided to skip writing that part bahaha :D
There would be 2 sections of RJ Y later on in this report anyway.
As for the return, I could’ve use the returning part of the RJ Y ticket, but needing to go back to work in healthy condition, I decided to take the more comfortable option of SQ Business and defer the RJ Y ticket for a trip 3 weeks later.


Apr 28, 2013 – Sunday
AC 791 YYZ – LAX 8:10am – 10:40am (763/Y)
SQ 37 LAX – SIN 9:15pm – 5:40am(+2) [Apr 30] (345/J)

Another Weekend, another trip back to the YYZ land.
How many trips have I gone through these last couple weeks, oh ya 3 HKG-YYZ trips in 6 weeks :)
Had a Birthday Party, more dinners plus another date in the falls, not too shabby.

Back in the Falls
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A last minute plan change in LAX resulted in an empty Sunday in SoCal all by myself, but as I didn’t want to change the plans anymore, I stuck with my original gameplan I had.
5:00am, perfect time to wake up for any flight, especially on Sunday morning no less. :(
30 Minutes later, I was ready to step out of my friend’s apartment.
And a 25 minutes’ drive later, I’m back at Pearson, going to miss renting these Volvo C30s, fast and sporty.

Back inside Pearson Terminal 1, being an AA flyer all these year, I still feel out of place flying out of here
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With a short wait of 2 people at check-in, I was quickly processed and off to the CBP checkpoint.
Luckily it was a Sunday morning and with minimal wait at CBP and at security.
Was quickly inside the YYZ US Departure Maple Leaf Club.

Toronto Pearson Air Canada US Departure Maple Leaf Club
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After a quick shower and having a continental breakfast mix of yogurts, cereals, breads and hard boiled eggs.
I head down to the gate 61 for the Los Angeles flight.

For some reason, Air Canada decided to shift out the Airbus 321 in lieu of a Boeing 767-300 for this morning flight, no that I’m complaining, and armed with a bulkhead aisle seat grabbed at T-24 OLCI, I was a happy camper.

Air Canada Boeing 767-300
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*1st flight, 2175 Miles flown since Apr 28
Air Canada 791
Toronto Pearson to Los Angeles
Scheduled - 8:10am – 10:40am, 5 hr 30 mins flight
Actual Departure – 8:06am
On Time Arrival – 10:16am
Economy Class, Seat 12H
Food – Food For Purchase
Equipment – Boeing 767-300 (24J/187Y Pod Config)


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Short hair Francis Oct 30, 13 12:25 pm

Boarding started approximately 35 Minutes out with the usual English/French pre-recorded tape.

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The Bulkhead seat
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Sorry for the not-so-good photo, the AC Elite next to me boarded pretty quickly as well

Boarding was basically completed about 15 minutes out except for the group of 4 Asian Tourists seated at the Row 12 Middle bulkhead. Hence departure was just on time, and door were closed at 8:06am

A 15 Minutes taxi out of Runway 5 and we’re off toward Los Angeles at around 8:25am

Flight time of 4 Hours 40 Minutes to Los Angeles which puts us quite ahead of scheduled arrival time.
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And a basic AC Economy flight, one full service with the FOB purchase cart plus 2 mini services of drinks. Not very bad, but some extra sleep is required.

And a nice wake-up just about 30 minutes out, transcon does fly by at times, landing estimated at 10:05am and despite coming in from the East Coast, we were directed to land on Runway 24R, the north side of LAX. Odd Indeed, and with a short taxi after, finally parked at T2 at 10:13, oldies 70-80s looking terminal, been forever since I’ve been inside LAX T2 as well.

In the meanwhile, due to some schedule changes I had the entire day free so decided to just go to outlet shopping and In-N-Out :)

With a full day of shopping done and picking up a couple of personal items, I was back at LAX, this time at Tom Bradley for the Singapore Airlines Airbus 340-500 All Business Class Flight to LAX.

Good to see the plane is already at LAX
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Tom Bradley International Terminal
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Singapore Airlines Business Class Check-In
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Singapore Airlines operated 4 Check-in Counters for SQ 37, is that really necessary for a plane that sit 100 people in total?
That being said, the Philippines Airlines flight should’ve hired more check-in agent, seeing all the PR Paxs were blocking most of the entrances into TBIT due to their flight’s heavy lines.

And with my lucky stars, there were no lines at security although I had to go through yet another TSA massage, ugh..

Since I was very early today for checking in, I decided to take a couple photos of the SQ Airbus 340-500 while they were still day-light outisde
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I had no good expectation of the LAX Star Lounge seeing how SFO777 warned me the lounge was crap but nonetheless, here it is.

Los Angeles Star Alliance Business Class Lounge
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It’s a fair lounge but most J lounges of the day can beat this place. Literally no view, the only view was of the check-in counters of TBIT. Food offerings wise, a SYD Qantas Club offers more food during meal hours. Not all computers were functioning either but the lounge does provide a printer for one’s printing needs. It also provides a healthy number of showers.

Singapore Airlines Airbus 340-500, the All-Business Class Jet
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Short hair Francis Oct 30, 13 12:26 pm

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*2nd flight, 10945 Miles flown since Apr 28
Singapore Airlines 37
Los Angeles to Singapore Changi
Scheduled - 9:15pm – 5:40am(+2)[Apr 30], 17 hr 25 min flight
Actual Departure – 8:59pm
On Time Arrival – 5:09am(+2)
Business Class, Seat 27A
Food – Dinner, Snacks, Breakfast
Equipment – Airbus 340-500 (100J All-Business Jet)


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Sadly won’t see this sign for much longer
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Boarding started at 8:30pm, 45 Minutes out not that we needed it for tonight’s not very full flight.
That being said, I was very excited seeing this is my 1st ever All Business Class Jet ever flown but due to some complications, I didn’t board very early hence the cabin pictures are after landing or mid-flight.

Singapore Airlines Airbus 340-500 Front Business Cabin
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Singapore Airlines Airbus 340-500 Main Business Class Cabin
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Singapore Airlines Airbus 340-500 Rear Business Class Cabin
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Cross Cabin view
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I went with 27A tonight, not the best in choice seeing most of the wing covered the outside view. That so, the entire flight is under darkness anyhow
I might be corrected as well, but this was the exact same seat as the SQ Long Haul J seat as ones on the Airbus 380.

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The Middle Bulkhead Seats don’t look bad if you don’t mind giving up a window view
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Short hair Francis Oct 30, 13 12:28 pm

The lonely Captain Kirk seat WAY in the back
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One of the many Lavatories on board
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Door were closed by 8:59pm, a full 15 minutes ahead of STD.
Not very surprising seeing I only counted 52 pax out of 100 Seats on tonight’s load, no wonder it’s a goner on a gas guzzler like the 345.

Hot Towel and Pre-Departure Beverage were handed out just after door closed
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I hope so too, otherwise I’m in for a REAL LONG one
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With apron traffic between TBIT and T4, we sat around 10 Minutes prior to Pushback
Captain came on the PA and gave his hello with the estimated 16 Hours 45 Minutes flying time for tonight.
This is definitely not a flight for one with a short attention span.

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Bye Bye LA, miss ya American Airlines
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Airborne around 9:25pm was via Runway 25R then flying out due West straight out the Pacific in the direction of Tokyo.
This places the flight landing 2 days later in Singapore at 5:10am.

20 Minutes into the flight, the Dinner Service began, as it was 12:45am Eastern Time in my body system, went slightly lighter than usual for the Dinner Service


SQ 37 Dinner

Appetizer
Smoked Salmon Roulade with Waldorf Salad

Main Course
Seared Lamb in Black Pepper Sauce, Seasonal Vegetable and Fried Rice

Chicken in Thai Soya Sauce with Seasonal Vegetable and Noodles

Roasted Smoked Pork Belly with Apricot Chipotle Sauce, Vegetable Medley and Potatoes

Seared Pink Snapper with Artichoke, fennel, sunchoke-celeric puree and hazelnut butter

Finale
Coffee ice Cream with Chopped Pistachio and Berry Compote

Green Tea Tiramisu, Creamy Macha Mascarpone with Strawberry Compote

Rouge Et Noir Teriple Crème brie, Rouge et Noir le Petit bleu and Purple Moon
served with dried apricots, grapes, walnuts and crackers

Fresh Fruit in Season

Gourmet Coffees & Selections of Fine Teas with Pralines

Similar to my normal SQ Rituals, 1 SQ Flight, 1 Singapore Sling
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Appetizer, Smoked Salmon Roulade with Waldorf Salad
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Sorry for the fuzzy Bread Basket, actually both bread basket photos were rather fuzzy since the female FA in my section was kinda rushy
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Garlic Bread did turn out fine

Main Course, Seared Lamb in Black Pepper Sauce, Seasonal Vegetable and Fried Rice
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Dessert #1, Green Tea Tiramisu, Creamy Macha Mascarpone with Strawberry Compote
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Dessert #2, Coffee ice Cream with Chopped Pistachio and Berry Compote
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Cheeseboard
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Fruit Basket
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Meal Service finished 1 1/2 hr after take-off and since I woke up at 5am for the Air Canada flight, my body has given up at this point and mandates sleeping time over Tea and Pralines
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Time for Bed Mode
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Short hair Francis Oct 30, 13 12:29 pm

After 7 hours, I finally woke up, still long ways to go, 8 1/2 more hours to go inflight
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SQ 37 Light Bites

To Nibble On
Udon Noodles Soup with Teriyaki Chicken, Mushrooms, and Spinach

French Toast with Sausage Sandwich served with Baked Potato Skin with Bacon and Cheese

Fried Rice with Pork, Peas, Shredded Carrot and White Cabbage., shrimp Dumpling

Randy’s Doughnut

Finale
Gourmet Coffees & Selection of Fine Teas

Well I’m up right, so might as well have a bite ;)
BTW, I went for Multiple bites on this flight.

Mid Flight Snack #1, Udon Noodles Soup with Teriyaki Chicken, Mushrooms, and Spinach along with a cold glass of Milo
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After the Udon Noodles, I decided to finish up “Warm Bodies” which I was watching during the Dinner Meal and an hour later.
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I decided to stroll around and see what was also on offer in the galleys.

Snack Basket
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Box of Randy’s Doughnuts
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These seem to be hot item seeing we ran out later in the flight.

Decided to have a donut and a chocolate bar
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Then went back to sleep for another 3 hours….

Are we there yet, seems like we’ve been in the air forever, been flying 11 1/4 hours and still 5 1/2 hours out yikes
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At this point, I’m actually starting to starve, so I went for a barrage of mid-flight snacks
Mid Flight Snacks #2, Fried Rice with Pork, Peas, Shredded Carrot and White Cabbage., shrimp Dumpling
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And to continue the barrage
Mid Flight Snack #3, French Toast with Sausage Sandwich served with Baked Potato Skin with Bacon and Cheese
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And for the Pralines I skipped earlier, here they are
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Ended up watching another movie and about 3 hours out, the FA turned on the lights for the Breakfast Service
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Hot Towel to Start
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SQ 37 Breakfast

Your Breakfast Choice
This Convenient breakfast Option lets you enjoy all the sleep you want, uninterrupted. Please inform our crew of your choice before lights out – if they do not receive your selection, you will be awakened in time for The Complete Breakfast

The Complete Breakfast
Take your Pick of the Main Event from our scrumptious selections
Served earliest 2.5 Hours prior to arrival

The Continental Breakfast
Delight in this simple yet wholesome meal
Served earlest 1.5 Hours prior to arrival

Prelude
A Choice of Apple, Tomato or Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice

Sliced Fresh Fruit

Starter
Choice of Cereal
Cornflakes or Rice krispies with Milk

Plain or Fruit Yoghurt

Main
Spinach Quiche with Tomato, Veal Sausage, Sauteed Mushrooms and Potatoes

Singapore Roti Prata
Fried Indian Flat Bread served with Spicy Fish Curry, A popular local dish

Scrambled Egg with Herbs, Grilled Tomato, Bacon, and Potatoes

Wok fried Noodle with Chicken, Onion and Capsicum

Breads
Freshly Baked Breads served with Butter and Perserves

Beverages
Gourmet Coffees & Selection of Fine Teas


Apple Juice to Start
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Fruits, Sliced Fresh Fruit Bowl
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Part 1 Continues Below

Short hair Francis Oct 30, 13 12:30 pm

Another Blurry Bread Basket photo
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Cereal
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Yogurt
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Main Course, Wok fried Noodle with Chicken, Onion and Capsicum
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1 Hour later, the Breakfast was done and still 2 more hours of flying to Singapore
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In the meanwhile, I decided to sleep an another hour off
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And just around 4:45am or 16 1/4 hrs later, we started descent into Singapore.
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Guess not many people connect to other flights from SQ 37
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And at 5:10am, 2 days ahead on April 30, we finally landed into Singapore and with a somewhat long taxi to Terminal 1, SQ seems to parked the Airbus 340-500 at the gate in T1, but nearly attached to T2, then later tow it out.
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Final Routing of today’s or 2 days ago SQ 37
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Off the plane at 5:19am 2 Days Forward, I need some fresh air even if its Singaporean humid fresh air.


Next Part
Part 2 – As empty as a SIN-HKG flight can get, SQ Refurbished J

jfkeze Oct 30, 13 12:36 pm

gotta love Air Bagan! :D and the real SW! (Air Namibia)
I feel that this is going to be an epic report! Perhaps a new record, 59 sub-parts? :D

Short hair Francis Oct 30, 13 12:53 pm


Originally Posted by jfkeze (Post 21695944)
gotta love Air Bagan! :D and the real SW! (Air Namibia)
I feel that this is going to be an epic report! Perhaps a new record, 59 sub-parts? :D

Haha Air Bagan, well I'm alive aren't I ;)
How well I don't know but I am writing, imaging and posting TRs at the very least:D

Southwest doesn't hold a candle to the real SW, i'm not sure if there are anybody that wrote a TR section on SW (Air Namibia) yet, when I flew it, I couldn't find one, at least on the 319.

I'm hoping it's an epic one and one that I will/can complete it :p

hamburglar Oct 30, 13 1:34 pm

Wow that's a serious TR! Looking forward.

macdonaldj2 Oct 30, 13 2:04 pm

well I for one have signed up

SFO777 Oct 30, 13 2:15 pm

Great start. Wow, that is one seriously long flight. I lost count of the meals but then again, for 16 hours, pretty tame by SHF standards.
Looking forward to more. :)

thespeedskater Oct 30, 13 3:45 pm

Holy smackers what a trip report!! ^^

yerffej201 Oct 30, 13 4:32 pm

sure will be missing the sin-lax/ewr flights. too bad i couldn't get on them before they got axed. :(

Short hair Francis Oct 30, 13 9:37 pm


Originally Posted by hamburglar (Post 21696360)
Wow that's a serious TR! Looking forward.

Thanks hamburglar, never try write one that long before :p


Originally Posted by macdonaldj2 (Post 21696549)
well I for one have signed up

Thanks macdonaldj2, as I said, hope you enjoy it, don't go bouncing in every day since I don't see myself being quick enough to progress the TR that quickly


Originally Posted by SFO777 (Post 21696637)
Great start. Wow, that is one seriously long flight. I lost count of the meals but then again, for 16 hours, pretty tame by SHF standards.
Looking forward to more. :)

Thanks SFO777, it's a crazy LONG flight for sure,
and not super advisible for adrenaline-rush, ADHD symptom guy like me :D
Now that saddens me, for 16 hours, tame for SHF standards, feel like I haven't held up my end of the bargain :(


Originally Posted by thespeedskater (Post 21697170)
Holy smackers what a trip report!! ^^

Oh ya, hope you enjoy it thespeedskater, very much trying to keep the same writing and imaging standard but over 59 parts, so much to do :p


Originally Posted by yerffej201 (Post 21697399)
sure will be missing the sin-lax/ewr flights. too bad i couldn't get on them before they got axed. :(

For sure yerffej201, was glad to try it why it was still live.
Yet I don't feel it's quite the same as doing the SIN-EWR, the longest one.
That said, never thought I would find time to fly the SQ All Business Jet, so glad I did it nonetheless


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