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.

Lounge Review: Primeclass CIP Lounge at Istanbul Ataturk

Lounge Review: Primeclass CIP Lounge at Istanbul Ataturk

The last Priority Pass lounge I visited during my transfer in Istanbul back in April was the Primeclass CIP Lounge. Just like the previous two – HSBC Premier and Comfort – lounges, the entrance to this one is located in the food court area. Except, this time, instead of going up the escalator you have …

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Trip Preview: AirAsia X Inaugural to the US & Hawaiian Island Hopping

Trip Preview: AirAsia X Inaugural to the US & Hawaiian Island Hopping

My next trip is now less than two weeks out, so I thought I would post a quick overview of what I am planning to do and also about what I am still struggling to finalize. If you have any input on that part, I’d appreciate if you could let me know. D7 1: AirAsia …

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Lounge Review: Comfort Lounge at Istanbul Ataturk

Lounge Review: Comfort Lounge at Istanbul Ataturk

After having a quick bite at the HSBC Lounge during my layover in Istanbul back in April, it was time to continue the Priority Pass lounge hopping. The second port of call was the Comfort Lounge which is located across from the HSBC Lounge. To get there from the terminal, you need to turn right after …

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Lounge Review: HSBC Premier Lounge at Istanbul Ataturk

Lounge Review: HSBC Premier Lounge at Istanbul Ataturk

Prior to taking a flight from Istanbul to Vienna, I had a chance to visit all three Priority Pass lounges in the international terminal of Ataturk airport. The first one I hopped into was the HSBC Premier Lounge. To get to the lounge, you have to turn right after security. When you reach the food court …

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JAL 767-300ER Business Class Cabin

Flight Review: JAL 767-300ER Business Class from Jakarta CGK to Tokyo NRT

Flight Information Date: May 8, 2017 Flight No.: JL720 Route: Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta to Tokyo Narita Airline: JAL Japan Airlines Type: Boeing 767-300ER Registration: JA606J The last flight of my “Golden Week 2017” trip was a flight on a Japan Airlines (JAL) 767-300ER from Jakarta to Tokyo Narita in business class. Until my Finnair A350 upgrade cleared, this …

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Lounge Review: Premier Lounge at Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta

Lounge Review: Premier Lounge at Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta

Flying from Jakarta back to Tokyo with JAL in business class, I was invited to visit Premier Lounge in Terminal 2D prior to my departure. The lounge, besides being used by a number of airlines for their premium class passengers, is also available to use for Priority Pass members. The lounge is located airside past …

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Good News: The "Qatari Crisis" Won't, in Most Cases, Affect Your Travel with Qatar Airways

(How) Will the “Qatari Crisis” Affect Your Upcoming Travel Through the Country?

As you have most likely heard already, several countries – including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt – have cut their diplomatic ties with Qatar. I won’t go into the details of the political situation here, but rather just jump into it’s effect on travellers – especially those booked on Qatar Airways. Below, you …

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Aviation Museum: Turkish Air Force Museum (Istanbul, Turkey)

Aviation Museum: Turkish Air Force Museum (Istanbul, Turkey)

Next in my series introducing aviation museums is the Turkish Air Force Museum (a.k.a. Istanbul Aviation Museum) in Istanbul. I had a chance to visit it during my long layover there last month. While vast majority of the aircraft displayed are military, there is still plenty to see even for an airliner fan. Getting There, …

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Create a Marriott Rewards Account and Get 1,000 Airline Miles for FREE

Get 1,000 Airline Miles for Free by Signing-Up for Marriott Rewards

UPDATE (June 19, 2017): The offer is now expired and the free miles are no longer offered. If you are not yet a Marriott Rewards member and collect miles in one of the below seven programs, keep reading. Applicable Mileage Programs Aeromexico ClubPremier Air Canada Aeroplan Avianca-TACA LifeMiles British Airways Executive Club Etihad Guest Lufthansa …

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