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Austrian Airlines A320 Vienna Paris Review

Flight Review: Austrian Airlines A320 Economy Class from Vienna to Paris

After visiting Sky Lounge Schengen using my Priority Pass membership, I headed to gate F31 around 4:30PM – 50 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Boarding started at 5:05PM, and two minutes later, rows 18 through 30 were called to board. With my boarding pass for seat 23D in hand, I headed down the jetway, …

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NH209: Tokyo NRT to Dusseldorf

Flight Review: ANA 787-8 Economy Class from Tokyo Narita to Dusseldorf

(Traveled on December 17, 2016) With the entry of Boeing 787s into its fleet, ANA All Nippon Airways opened routes to selected secondary cities in Europe in the last couple of years. This article reviews one of those – flight NH209 from Tokyo Narita to Dusseldorf – that also happened to be my first international …

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Asiana Airlines A380 Economy Class Review (Seoul Incheon to New York JFK)

Flight Review: Asiana Airlines A380 Economy Class from Seoul Incheon to New York JFK

Flight Information Date: November 30, 2016 Route: Seoul Incheon to New York JFK Airline: Asiana Airlines Type: Airbus A380-800 Registration: HL7635 Recently, on a trip to New York, I had a chance to try Asiana Airlines – one of the two main South Korean carriers – for the first time. Below is a report about …

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LH 747-400 in PY with a Go Around (FRA-KIX)

Flight Review: Lufthansa 747-400 Premium Economy from Frankfurt to Osaka KIX

(Flown on May 10, 2016) On my way back to Japan from a family-visit in Europe, I took a combination of Austrian Airlines 777-200 and Lufthansa 747-400 from Vienna to Osaka via Frankfurt. Looking to experience something new, I upgraded myself from Economy to Premium Economy class at my gate in Frankfurt. Quick Spotting and …

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Experiencing Etihad Pt. 1: NRT-AUH on A340-500

Flight Review: Etihad Airways A340-500 Economy Class from Tokyo Narita to Abu Dhabi

(Flown on November 20, 2015) Etihad Airways is the flagship airline of Abu Dhabi and the second largest airline in the United Arab Emirates. It is also one of the three major carriers in the Middle East besides Emirates and Qatar Airways. While I had flown the other two of the “ME3,” I had never …

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Aurigny Trisland Hopping

Flight Review: Aurigny Trislander & ATR Economy Class from the UK to Guernsey and Back

(Flown on November 22, 2015) Aurigny Air Services is an airline based in Guernsey Airport in the Channel Islands. It is one of the last remaining operators of Britten-Norman Trislanders in the world. As I had some time in London to spare, and since Aurigny started retiring its Trislanders starting with the legendary G-JOEY, I …

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Flight Review: Amakusa Airlines DHC-8-100 Economy Class from Kumamoto to Osaka Itami

(Flown on May 18, 2015) Amakusa Airlines is a regional airline based on the island of Amakusa in Kumamoto Prefecture. Using its sole DHC-8-100 in a very memorable dolphin livery, it operates the following domestic routes: Amakusa – Kumamoto, Amakusa – Fukuoka and Kumamoto – Osaka Itami. As part of its “fleet” renewal, Amakusa Airlines signed a lease deal …

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Chasing Skymark A330s

Flight Review: Skymark Airlines A330-300 Premium Economy from Fukuoka to Tokyo Haneda

(Flown on January 31, 2015) Throughout its history, Skymark Airlines operated a fleet of narrow-body 737s and wide-body 767s and A330s at various points in time. While I managed to get a couple of photos of the 767s, they were retired before I really became involved in spotting heavily. However, when the A330s were acquired, I …

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