Stuck in Olvera, Spain with a very small budget, I needed to fly from London to Cape Town, South Africa. The going price different from £399 (Dubai airways) which had a sale to about £1500 for an economy seat with South African Airways. What with airways disappearing in the midst of the ocean, altering flight, being shot down, and depressed pilots dooming their passengers to death, I needed my flight to be both protected and low-cost. I eyeballed both Dubai Airlines and Turkish airways as having the most affordable prices. Turkish Airlines came in at £499. I then took a seat on Ryan Air for £60 to London.
My flight was from Stansted Airport on Tuesday in August. The airport safety wasn’t as tight as some, my worst ever being from Seville to London where I passed by 4 or five passport and flight tickets checks at each point one … Read more