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Five Things to Check After Booking a Flight to Avoid “Bad Surprises” Later

Five Things to Check After Booking a Flight to Avoid “Bad Surprises” Later

Travel can be enjoyable, but also overwhelming. Booking the tickets and accommodation, making sure you have all the necessary documents, planning what to do at the destination. With all those things and more on the plate, it is not difficult to make a mistake along the way. In some cases, if not fixed beforehand, it …

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Have Some Expiring Miles That You Have No Use for? Donate Them to a Charity

Have Some Expiring Miles That You Have No Use for? Donate Them to a Charity

For quite a long time, I had a bit more than 10,000 miles in my Miles & More account that I had no use for. As their expiration was getting closer, and I didn’t want to let them just expire, I decided to donate them to Lufthansa’s partner charity. Through this, I wanted to remind …

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Trip Preview: Around the World in Less than a Week with Star Alliance

Trip Preview: Around the World in Less than a Week with Star Alliance

Before diving into the post, I would like to mention that this is the first guest contribution by Hirofumi, a Japanese aviation enthusiast based in India. It is also the first guest contribution ever to KN Aviation. As such, I would like to thank Hirofumi for sharing his experiences here, and I hope you will …

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Spotting Report: Twin Jets and a Philippine Airlines A340 at Tokyo Haneda

Spotting Report: Twin Jets and a Philippine Airlines A340 at Tokyo Haneda

Since it’s been a while since I’ve spent more than an hour spotting at Haneda airport and the weather was great yesterday, I decided to spend an afternoon there. While there was a number of movements worth photographing, the main goal was to catch a Philippine Airlines A340-300 that occasionally operates on the Manila-Haneda route. An …

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How to Bid for a Business Class Upgrade with Finnair

How to Bid for a Business Class Upgrade with Finnair

There are quite a few airlines offering bidding for upgrades into a higher class. So far, however, I haven’t encountered one with a lower minimum bid for business class than Finnair. As now I’ve had an experience of a bid with Finnair having both accepted and declined, I decided to write about the process so …

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Trip Preview: Europe with a Taste of Cathay Pacific's First Class on the Way Back

Trip Preview: Europe with a Taste of Cathay Pacific’s First Class on the Way Back

Early next week, I will be embarking on another trip to Europe – and while it will mostly be to spend time with family, I will also be able to try a couple of new airline & aircraft type combinations, as well as airport lounges. If all goes well, I should be able to squeeze …

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What Is the Best Priority Pass Lounge at Honolulu Airport?

What Is the Best Priority Pass Lounge at Honolulu Airport?

While waiting for my flight back from Hawaii back in July, I visited both of the Priority Pass lounges offered at Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye airport in Hawaii. The below looks at both of them briefly to help you decide which one is a better place to relax before your next flight out of Honolulu. …

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JTA (Japan Transocean Air) 737-400 Economy Class Osaka Kansai to Naha Flight Review

Flight Review: JTA (Japan Transocean Air) 737-400 Economy Class from Osaka KIX to Naha

Flight Information Date: April 14, 2016 Flight No.: NU9 Route: Osaka Kansai to Okinawa Naha Airline: JTA Japan Transocean Air Type: Boeing 737-400 Registration: JA8996 Back in April 2016, I went to Okinawa to take the Bombardier Q400CC inaugural flight and the ANA Pokemon Peace Jet final scheduled flight. To get to Naha, I took a …

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Air Seoul to Launch Double Daily Flights to Osaka Kansai and Daily Flights to Tokyo Narita

Air Seoul to Launch Double Daily Flights to Osaka Kansai and Daily Flights to Tokyo Narita

Starting on September 12, 2017, the Korean low-cost carrier Air Seoul will launch double daily flights between Seoul Incheon and Osaka Kansai. Following that, on October 31, 2017, it will also launch a route to Tokyo Narita. The routes will become the airline’s 9th and 10th destinations in Japan. Air Seoul, Its Presence in Japan, …

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