Trip Preview: Visiting Palmdale to Fly on NASA's DC-8

Trip Preview: Visiting Palmdale to Fly on NASA’s DC-8

Last year, I was fortunate enough to fly on NASA’s airborne observatory – SOFIA – in Christchurch, New Zealand. Last month, I had a chance to experience another one of the agency’s research aircraft – Douglas DC-8. I won’t talk much about that in this article…

Trip Preview: A Quick 24-Hour Visit to Singapore

Trip Preview: A Quick 24-Hour Visit to Singapore

Over a year ago, I wrote about a plane spotting trip to Phuket – and how the ticket I used for that trip left me with a Tokyo – Singapore – Tokyo – Sapporo segments to fly later. Because of on reason or another, I rescheduled and pushed back taking those flights…

Trip Preview: Europe the Not-So-Direct Way

Trip Preview: Europe the Not-So-Direct Way

With the series about my trip to catch the Brussels Airlines Sukhoi Superjet before its retirement finished, it’s time to start posting articles about one last trip of 2018. While the Sukhoi Superjet trip was a side trip that I did during my visit to Europe, in this series…

Trip Preview: Catching a Flight on the Sukhoi Superjet

Trip Preview: Catching a Flight on the Sukhoi Superjet

(Posted on January 7, 2019) As mentioned in a couple of previous posts, I spent the holidays with my family in Slovakia. In fact, as this post goes live, I’m likely sitting onboard an Austrian Airlines flight to Copenhagen which is the first transfer point on my five-stop…

Trip Preview: In Search of the Best Singapore Airlines Flat-Bed

Trip Preview: In Search of the Best Singapore Airlines Flat-Bed

(Posted on December 14, 2018) After having a great experience onboard Singapore Airlines’ regional A330 business class between Singapore and Delhi last year, I really wanted to try the airline’s long-haul product which is well-known for offering a massive seat…

Trip Preview: From Japan to New Zealand with Flying Kangaroo

Trip Preview: From Japan to New Zealand with Flying Kangaroo

(Posted on September 13, 2018) With the trip report about my trip to Canada in May 2018 finished, it’s time to move on to the next one to clear the backlog before I head to Europe next month. Back in June, I visited New Zealand for several days to fly on SOFIA…

Trip Preview: Double Canada Turned Semi Round-the-World

(Posted on June 20, 2018) With the brief series about a weekend trip to Nagoya I did back in April finished, it’s time for the next (and until the end of this week the only) trip in the backlog – a trip to Canada I did back in May. With twelve nights, twelve flights, and more…