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What Is a Domestic Flight and What Are the Shortest and Longest Domestic Routes?

What Is a Domestic Flight and What Are the Shortest and Longest Domestic Routes?

Whether you are flying from Boston to New York, Frankfurt to Munich, or New York to Honolulu, you are flying on a domestic flight. This article looks in detail at what domestic flights are, how they are different from international flights, and what some of the longest and shortest domestic routes are. What Is a …

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Air Travel 101: What Are the Differences Between Travel Classes on Airline Flights?

What Are the Differences Between Travel Classes on Airline Flights?

While there are differences in the kind of service provided between various airlines, the two factors that generally have the largest impact on what kind of service you will receive onboard your flight are the flight’s distance and the class of service you book. In this article, I’ll take a brief look at the four …

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Why and How to Track a Flight or a Specific Aircraft on the Internet

Why and How to Track a Flight or a Specific Aircraft on the Internet

Whether you are about to head to the airport to catch a flight or pick someone up, or are an aviation enthusiast, there will be a time when you will want to track a flight or a specific aircraft. Depending on what information you are looking for, you can track a flight on the Internet …

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The Ultimate Guide to Using British Airways Avios for Japanese Domestic Flights on JAL

The Ultimate Guide to Japan Airlines Domestic Flights Booked Using British Airways Executive Club Avios

A couple of times in the past, especially in connection with Groupon Spain and Vente-privee France promotions, I wrote about how using British Airways Avios miles for Japanese domestic flights operated by JAL is one of my favorite uses of miles. As I believe in many cases using Avios for Japanese domestic flights can provide great …

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The Beauty of Flying: Five Breathtaking Aerial Mountain Views

The Beauty of Flying: Five Breathtaking Aerial Mountain Views

First of all, I would like to use the occasion of this being the 100th post on KN Aviation to thank all of you for reading this blog. After thinking for a while about what the hundredth post should be, I decided to go with a compilation of some of my favorite aerial views. More specifically, aerial …

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My 7 Questions and Thoughts About the New US Onboard Electronics Ban

It’s not often that I share my thoughts about topics like this here. However, as the recent onboard electronics ban by the United States raised some questions in my mind, I decided to write this post to both share the questions I am trying to understand, and also share my thoughts on them. But first, …

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The Five-Hour Redeye Meal Dilemma

To Eat or Not to Eat: The Five-Hour Redeye Meal Dilemma

On my way from Europe to Japan earlier this month, I had a one-day stopover in Dubai, and a one-day stopover in Bangkok for the Royal Thai Air Force Children’s Day. With the crazy itinerary consisting of three five-hour redeye flights in a row, I started thinking about meal service provided on those flights. Basically, …

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Why and How to Collect Your Flight Data in a Flight Log Book

There are many items you can keep as a memorabilia from your flights – boarding passes, safety cards, waste bags, and so on. Another collectible – an intangible one – is a log of data about the flights you take. Turn it into a tangible thing with a log book! What is a Log Book …

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