An Emerald Farewell

  • Review: Qantas First Class Lounge Singapore (SIN)

    Qantas First Class Lounge Singapore Opened in 2019, the Qantas First Class Lounge is the newest addition to the steady collection of oneworld lounges at Singapore Changi Airport. The David Caon-designed lounge is the only First Class facility at the airport, outside Singapore Airlines’ three First Class lounges. It is also one of the two…

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  • Review: Cathay Pacific Lounge Singapore (SIN)

    Cathay Pacific Lounge Singapore Singapore Changi Airport is home to a diverse collection of oneworld Lounges, ensuring that oneworld flyers are spoilt for choice when departing the airport. Opened in 2017, The Cathay Pacific Lounge in Terminal 4 is the odd one out, where the remaining four are comfortably located close to each other in…

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  • Review: Carlton City Hotel Singapore

    Read this review of the Carlton City Hotel in Tanjong Pagar, Singapore, with details on the location, rooms, and more.

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  • Review: Garuda Indonesia A330neo Business Class (CGK-SIN)

    Garuda Indonesia flight details Two weeks after flying back from Hong Kong, I again set off on my next portion of this trip to Singapore! Before figuring out my itinerary, I saw that Garuda Indonesia was flying their newest jet, the Airbus A330-900neo to Singapore. As I hadn’t flown Garuda’s version of these jets yet,…

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  • Review: Cathay Pacific A330 Business Class (HKG-CGK)

    Cathay Pacific flight details After spending four days in Hong Kong, I flew back to Jakarta on Cathay Pacific’s Airbus A330-300 Business Class again. Although the airline used to regularly roster its Boeing 777s and A350s on this route, this hasn’t been the case in a while. As such, because the flight features the same product as…

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  • Review: Qantas Lounge Hong Kong (HKG)

    Qantas Lounge Hong Kong Opened in 2014, the Qantas Lounge Hong Kong is one of the airline’s few remaining lounges in the Asia Pacific region. The 2,000 square metre lounge is designed by SUMU Design and David Caon, the latter of whom has been behind the airline’s latest design language. While it was supposed to…

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  • Review: Cathay Pacific A330 Business Class (CGK-HKG)

    Cathay Pacific flight details To kick off my Emerald Farewell trip, I flew Cathay Pacific’s Airbus A330-300 Business Class, a product I know all too well. Being the backbone of the Hong Kong flag carrier’s fleet, the Airbus A330-300 gets rostered on most regional and Middle Eastern routes. I’ve even reviewed the aircraft’s Economy Class product on…

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  • Introduction: An Emerald Farewell

    Hello from San Francisco! Thank you for continually supporting us here at JakartaPotato! We’ve just finished writing the final review in our previous report, Sleepless in Seattle. As my beloved oneworld Emerald status will not be renewed, I decided to take a trip to make the best of the remaining time I had. As such, we’ll…

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  • Review: Garuda Indonesia Lounge Jakarta (CGK)

    This is a review of the International Garuda Indonesia Lounge at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Terminal 3. Read more about seating and food.

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