The writing's on My Bathroom Wall 11th June 2017


EasyJet starts new flights to Varna, Bulgaria; and other new routes

The Gatwick-Varna route is operated thrice weekly throughout the summer season with one-way fares from £12.99 and a new summer season twice-weekly flight from Berlin Schoenefeld starts on the 28th of June.

Other new routes include Air Canada, which has begun flying from Vancouver to Nagoya and Taipei, and commences Toronto to Mumbai from the 1st of July; United Airlines, which will start 18hr nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Singapore fron 27th October. 

  See easyJet, Visit Varna, and Visit Bulgaria, and read what it's like to be on an inaugural flight on My Bathroom Wall  


Resort unveils new glass-floored cable cars 

The Awana Skyway transports visitors along a 2.8km aerial route from the new Awana Transportation Hub, to Chin Swee Temple Station and SkyAvenue Station within the resort. Of the 99 gondolas, 10 feature glass floors.

  See Resorts World Genting, and to discover the best vertigo-testing cable cars in Switerland, see My Bathroom Wall


New ferry joins fleet operating routes from Singapore to Indonesian Islands

A new ferry has joined the Majestic Fast Ferry fleet on routes between Singapore and the Indonesian islands of HarbourFront and Tanah Merah ferry terminals in Singapore, the Batam Center and Sekupang terminals in Batam, and Tanjung Pinang in Bintan.


See Majestic Fast Ferry. Other ferry operators between Singapore and Indonesia include Batam Fast and Sindo Ferry


'Vegimite' on shortlist of names for new Qantas planes  

Qantas has revealed that over 40,000 suggestions were received in the competition run by the airline to chose names for the Boeing 787 Dreamliners that will operate next year's nonstop flights from London to Perth. Others making it to the shortlist include Skippy, Uluru, Boomerang, Great Barrier Reef and Don Bradman.


See Qantas 


Qatar isolation row hits passengers travelling to or connecting through Doha

Qatar Airways have been banned from flying to regional neihghbours Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and the Maldives. Etihad, Emirates, Gulf Air have suspended all flights to and from Qatar. Contact your travel agent or airline if you are booked on Qatar Airways flights, or are travelling to the region.