ANA Suite Lounge Seating

Review: ANA Suite Lounge at Tokyo Narita Airport

With COVID-19 and the related entry restrictions having brought the number of international flights departing out of Tokyo Narita airport to a minimum, most of the airport’s lounges are shut down for the time being. The only Star Alliance lounge open at the airport is the ANA Suite Lounge in Satellite 5 normally reserved for

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ANA Suite Lounge Seating

Review: ANA Suite Lounge at Tokyo Narita Airport

With COVID-19 and the related entry restrictions having brought the number of international flights departing out of Tokyo Narita airport to a minimum, most of the airport’s lounges are shut down for the time being. The only Star Alliance lounge open at the airport is the ANA Suite Lounge in Satellite 5 normally reserved for

My Experience with Turkish Airlines' Customer Service: Not So Good...

My Experience with Turkish Airlines’ Customer Service: Not So Good…

With Slovakia having eased entry restrictions, I decided to visit my family there earlier this month. While I knew there was the possibility of countries changing entry restrictions due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and me having to cancel the trip because of that, I could have never even imagined of what almost axed my

ANA 737-500

Flying on a “Super Dolphin” and a Brief History of ANA’s 737s

On June 14, 2020, ANA operated its last commercial Boeing 737-500 flight. That left only the Next-Generation “-700s” and “-800s.” in its fleet. Considering that JAL and other Japanese airlines nowadays only operate the Next-Generation 737s as well, the era of 737 Classics in Japan came to an end. While I didn’t have a chance

Nagasaki Business Lounge Azalea Seating

Review: Business Lounge Azalea at Nagasaki Airport

With no ANA and JAL lounges, Business Lounge Azalea is the only domestic lounge option available at Nagasaki airport. I visited it a couple of months ago before taking an Oriental Air Bridge flight to Goto-Fukue. In the review below, I’ll show you what the it was like. Location, Opening Hours & Access Business Lounge

Oriental Air Bridge: A Vital Link to Nagasaki's Outlying Islands

Oriental Air Bridge: A Vital Link to Nagasaki’s Outlying Islands

While airlines like ANA and JAL represent Japan around the world, there are also much smaller Japanese airlines that, among other things, focus on connecting the country’s main islands with its smaller outlying islands. With Nagasaki Prefecture being home to 51 of the more than 300 inhabited ones, it is no surprise that an airline

JAL A350 First Class Seat

Review: JAL A350-900 Domestic First Class from Tokyo to Fukuoka

Most JAL’s domestic flights offer two classes of service – economy and Class J. However, on some flights on its busiest routes like Tokyo to Sapporo and Tokyo to Fukuoka, the airline also offers first class. The only notable difference between economy class and Class J is the seat. First class, on the other hand,

JAL Diamond Premier Lounge Haneda Seating

Review: JAL Diamond Premier Lounge at Tokyo Haneda

In addition to its international business and first class lounges, JAL operates also a number of domestic Sakura Lounges and Diamond Premier Lounges at airports around Japan. Earlier this month, I had a chance to visit one of the latter prior to taking a JAL flight from Tokyo to Fukuoka in first class. The below

BB-8 ANA Jet

A Complete Guide to Star Wars Jets: ANA, LATAM, Virgin Atlantic, and United

While unknown at the time, Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm back in 2012 was about to benefit plane spotters down the road. That’s because the company decided to produce a new Star Wars trilogy and it chose to market it – among other ways – by forming partnerships with airlines. Those partnerships resulted in four airlines

Is Wizz Air Safe? (Yes, It Is.)

Is Wizz Air Safe? (Yes, It Is.)

With people oftentimes correlating price with quality and safety, and with Wizz Air offering some of the lowest fares in Europe, it’s no surprise I am asked every now and then whether it’s a safe airline to fly with. The short answer to the question is yes, Wizz Air is safe. It operates a modern

Airbus A330 vs. Boeing 777: How Do They Compare?

Airbus A330 vs. Boeing 777: How Do They Compare?

Airbus A330 and Boeing 777 are two of the most popular wide-body aircraft families in service today. They are both twins, airlines use them on flights of all durations – although primarily on medium- and long-haul flights, and they have been produced in similar numbers. In this article, I look at them side by side

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