Friday, December 25, 2009

Risotto from SQ's Book the Cook Service

Wild mushroom and chorizo risotto in natural jus with arugula

Here was the wild mushroom and chorizo risotto from SQ's Book the Cook service. It wasn't as creamy as I would have hoped, and some parts of it were a bit dry (perhaps due to the on-board heating units?), but hey - it was risotto on an airplane after all, and I was happy with that. Too bad that they were still using the old school (pre-SpaceBed) Raffles Class seats on this route though.

Steering Clear of Iraqi Airspace

It was interesting to see this flight path to Istanbul either way: we stayed just within Saudi and Jordanian borders so as to keep from crossing into Iraqi airspace. I am a bit puzzled as to why onward passengers could not leave the plane when we stopped in Dubai though.

1 comment:

Aboo said...

From what I remember of Dubai's Terminal 1, once you leave via the jetbridge, it's leads straight to immigration unlike Changi / US / Anywhere else where going to the gate / leaving the gate is the same route. That and there might be a flight risk of the pax on board, and may make it difficult to track them down to go back onto the plane.

Lastly, leaving the aircraft may not be a security requirement.