Lounge Review: KAL Lounge at Fukuoka International

Lounge Review: KAL Lounge at Fukuoka International

(Posted on November 16, 2018) Given the proximity of Japan and Korea, and the number of Korean Air flights between the two countries, it’s no surprise that Korean Air’s KAL Lounges are the most ubiquitous lounges in international terminals of Japanese airports…

Lounge Review: Lounge Hana at Naha Okinawa

Lounge Review: Lounge Hana at Naha Okinawa

(Posted on November 6, 2018) Besides the domestic lounges operated by ANA and JAL – the two largest airlines in Japan – there are also third-party “credit card” lounges at airports all over Japan. One such lounge is Lounge Hana (stylized “~hana~”) which can be found…

Lounge Review: ANA Lounge at Sapporo New Chitose

Lounge Review: ANA Lounge at Sapporo New Chitose

(Posted on October 31, 2018) Both JAL Sakura Lounge and ANA Lounge at Sapporo New Chitose airport went through a renewal process in the last couple of years. While the JAL Lounge reopened in 2016, the ANA Lounge reopened in September 2017…

Lounge Review: JAL Sakura Lounge at Kagoshima

Lounge Review: JAL Sakura Lounge at Kagoshima

(Posted on October 19, 2018) Kagoshima airport is one of the ten busiest airports in Japan, and with about fifty domestic Japan Airlines group flights departing the airport every day, it is no surprise that JAL operates a Sakura Lounge there. While the lounge has been at…

Lounge Review: Manaia Lounge at Christchurch International

Lounge Review: Manaia Lounge at Christchurch International

(Posted on October 5, 2018) Christchurch International Airport is equipped with three lounges: two Air New Zealand lounges (domestic and international) and the independent Manaia Lounge in the international terminal. Prior to getting on a flight to Brisbane (which…

Lounge Review: Sky Team Lounge at Vancouver International

Lounge Review: Sky Team Lounge at Vancouver International

(Posted on August 22, 2018) Prior to my flight from Vancouver back to Japan during my “round-the-world” Canada trip back in May, I visited the airport’s Sky Team Lounge. While the lounge is accessible to Priority Pass members, since I was flying with Xiamen Air…