Singapore Airlines Short-haul Business Class: Singapore – Denpasar (Bali)

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

We arrived at Singapore’s Terminal 2, and the Lufthansa arrival gate was right next to our Singapore Airlines Denpasar flight’s departure gate. We went to the Silverkris lounge in Terminal 2, alas the business class side since we were connecting to a 2-cabin Singapore Airlines flight. 

I heard my name paged over the loudspeaker, and I went to the service desk just inside the First Class section of the lounge. It seems that I had left a DVD on the Lufthansa flight. The Lufthansa staff offered to bring it to the lounge, but since we’d be departing for Bali around the same time that the Lufthansa plane made its way onward to Jakarta, I just met them back at the gate prior to departure. But for us, Lufthansa had certainly redeemed itself from an otherwise unspectacular First Class flight.

Singapore (SIN) to Denpasar Bali, Indonesia (DPS)
7:00 pm Singapore Airlines 0948, Boeing 777-200, Business Class
Seats 16H, 16K
Scheduled flight time: 2h 30m

There’s not a whole lot to relay about this short regional flight, except that the Singapore Flight Attendants are regimented, efficient, yet still friendly and thoughtful… even in business.

I pre-ordered the Lobster Thermidor. Lovely meal service, capped off by a cup of ice cream at the end, and we were in Denpasar in no time.

DinnerA Savoury Note
Salad of avocado with scallops
Corionder dressingThe Main Event
Stewed lamb osso bucco, asparagus, saffron potatoChicken Imperial
Braised chicken with Chinese herbs and rice wine, leafy greens, carrot, mushrooms and ee fu noodles

Tumeric rice with tamarind prawns and egg

A Sweet Note
Ben & Jerry Ice Cream
Choice of Vanilla for a change or berry nice

A Connoisseur’s Choice
Gourmet coffee
Selection of tea

The avocado and scallops salad was outstanding, I really loved the dressing.

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  1. Yup… I just love “Book the Cook”… I get so many looks when they see I have the Lobster Thermidor and it’s not on the menu…

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