Tag: Heathrow

Big Japan countdown

A week from now, I'll be in Heathrow's Terminal 5, attempting to simultaneously wake up and take advantage of the hospitality of the British Airways Galleries lounge. And coffee. Mostly coffee. At the start of this year's trip to Japan! London to Tokyo, then straight on a flight to Kyoto. Four days there, including a trip to ...

And off we go!

Bags are packed. Itinerary complete. All checked in for our flight. Japan 2014 is go! So very, very excited about this. Yes, the weather is Kyoto looks to be abysmal for the week...hot and wet. But it's frickin' Kyoto! It will be amazing, whatever the weather. One long-ass flight and a small jump from Tokyo ...

Not a good week to run an Airline…

A bizarre week for British aviation. While Heathrow's new Terminal 5 goes into meltdown, Flybe are accused of virtually raping the environment by purposely running flights to avoid a fine from Norwich Airport. Firstly Heathrow. Despite the fact that T5 has been planned for decades and British Airways (still "The World's Favourite Airline"?...) have been ...