Keishi Nukina

Keishi is an aviation enthusiast based originally from Slovakia, currently based in Japan. Besides publishing his work on KN Aviation, he also contributes to several aviation publications including Airliner World in the UK and AIRLINE in Japan.

Priority Pass Guide

Everything You Should Know About the Priority Pass Program

If you travel a lot in economy class, Priority Pass – a membership that gives you access to airport lounges regardless of the class you fly in – can be a very valuable resource. In this article, I will talk about more or less everything you need to know about the program. I’ll talk about …

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Air France-KLM Lounge Bangkok Dining Area

Review: Air France-KLM Lounge at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport

In 2017, shortly after my first visit to the lounge, the Air France-KLM Lounge at Bangkok Suvarnahumi airport went through renovation. The lounge was reopened by the end of the same year, but it wasn’t until earlier this month that I finally got to revisit it. While the changes in the lounge were nothing drastic …

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Turkish Airlines Lounge Bangkok Dining Area

Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport

Turkish Airlines is well-known for its flagship lounge in Istanbul. However, it also operates smaller outstation lounges at some of its destinations. In early 2019, it opened one of those – its fourth one after Moscow, Washington D.C., and Nairobi – at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi airport. Last week, I had a chance to pay the lounge …

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Cathay Pacific First Class Bed

Trip Preview: Cathay Pacific First Class, VietJet, and Everything in Between

On January 1 of this year, I was very lucky to have grabbed one of Cathay Pacific’s insane $850 first class error fare tickets from Vietnam to the US. And, after months of waiting, I finally took the trip earlier this month. Now that I’m back, it’s time to process all the photos and notes …

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SkyTeam Alliance Member Airlines

Airlines of SkyTeam: The Present, Past, and Future Members of the Alliance

SkyTeam was launched on June 22, 2000, and is headquartered in Amsterdam. Since then, the size of the alliance has grown from just four founding members to a total of 19 member airlines. Those airlines operate transport more than half a billion passengers each year between more than a thousand destinations in more than 175 …

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Best Travel Tripods Under $100 (and Flying with a Tripod)

7 Best Travel Tripods for Any Budget to Get in 2019

MeFOTO Aluminum Roadtrip Travel Tripod Only 15.4 inches collapsed, but extends to more than 61 inches. Can accommodate most DSLRs. Available in multiple colors. LEARN MORE In a hurry? If you’re looking for the best travel tripod all-around, I highly recommend checking the MeFOTO Classic Roadtrip Tripod/Monopod Kit. Its construction is sturdy enough to hold …

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British Airways Concorde

How Many Concordes Were Made and What Routes Did They Fly?

Being the only successful supersonic passenger airliner, Concorde is one of the most widely recognized aircraft types. That’s in spite of the fact that only twenty Concordes were produced in total and that not all of those were delivered to the type’s two customers. And the fact that they could only be flown on a …

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787 Projection Mapping

Flight of Dreams: The Home of ZA001, the First Boeing 787 Test Plane

Significant amount of Boeing 787 components are being made in and around Aichi Prefecture in Japan. Because of that, in 2015, Boeing donated the first Boeing 787 test plane (ZA001) to the city of Nagoya. After sitting on the apron of Centrair airport for a couple of years, it found its new home in Flight …

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A Guide to Connecting Flights

A Guide to Taking Connecting Flights: Procedures, Tips & Other Things You Need to Know

Non-stop flights are, no doubt, the most convenient way to travel by air. However, there are many situations in which they are not an option – whether because of the route you need to travel on or because they are expensive. In those cases, you’ll have to take connecting flights. If you haven’t flown yet …

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