Kuala Lumpur


Flight Review: Flying the world’s first international service to Can Tho with AirAsia

August 19, 2019

Say what you want about AirAsia, but it’d be hard – and downright foolish – to deny the low-cost carrier’s ambitious and ever-growing network. Some surprising new routes seem to be opening up every year for the busy airline, and for 2019 the most exciting would definitely have to be the service between Kuala Lumpur […]

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Flight Review: Does flying in AirAsia’s Quiet Zone make the seven hour Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo flight more bearable? (D7552)

April 7, 2019

When I think about taking a budget flight, I tend to fly for a maximum of 4 hours – about the length of a flight from Perth to Sydney. Anything longer than that and I’d never think twice about flying any budget carrier. But I had a 7 hour flight from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo […]

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Flight Review: How does Malindo Air compare on the Kuala Lumpur to Singapore route? (OD805)

March 24, 2019

Prior to this, I have never heard of anyone flying Malindo Air and I’ve only ever seen anything about the airline on billboard adverts scattered around Kuala Lumpur. I fly the KL to Singapore route a lot with other airlines, so how does Malindo compare to the likes of Jetstar, Singapore Airlines or Air Asia? […]

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Flight Review: Flying from Kuala Lumpur to London with Malaysia Airlines and the new(ish) Airbus A350 (MH2)

March 20, 2019

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) hasn’t had the best of reputations in recent years, but as Malaysia’s flagship full-fledged carrier: the show must go on. Over the years though, MAS has had to stop serving a lot of their European routes, however their London route still remains and is (and has always been) their most popular. But […]

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Flight Review: Going budget from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur with Air Asia (AK 823)

January 16, 2018

When flying around Asia, the difference in price between budget carriers (Scoot, Tiger and Air Asia) and everyone else can be staggering. On the day I was flying, you were looking at flights one-tenth the price to fly with Air Asia versus Malaysian Airlines, or an indirect competitor. So the question is, for a short […]

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Flight Review: AirAsia X packs value for money into budget flights from Australia to Kuala Lumpur

October 20, 2017

Flying ‘budget’ is no longer seen as the ugly alternative for travelers wanting to get from Point A to Point B in comfort without damaging the pocket. Now, budget airlines are flying further than before, aiming further than domestic connections and bringing passengers the world over to different countries for the first time. Our latest […]

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Hotel Review: Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur offers an air of old-fashioned charm

July 6, 2017

Kuala Lumpur has the most affordable five-star hotels in the world, many scattered all over the city so that visitors have some excellent choices no matter which location they are scouting. For the city’s dynamic Chow Kit an obvious go-to is the Sheraton Imperial, a sprawling property that lives up its celebrated brand, from comfortable […]

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Flight Review: Mayalsia Airlines – Sydney to Kuala Lumpur (MH122)

February 17, 2016

In this week’s Flight Review on AU Abroad, Johnny Au takes us from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur on Malaysia Airlines flight MH122 on board their A330-300, looking at the food, entertainment and service. Airline: Malaysia Airlines Route: Sydney to Kuala Lumpur, MH122 Seat: 15F (Aisle) Aircraft: Airbus A330-300 Class: Economy Flight Time: 8 hours 45 […]

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