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Skymark Airlines Introduces a Logo Jet Promoting “Shitamachi Bobsleigh”

Earlier today, Skymark Airlines announced a new logo jet that it will introduce to promote Shitamachi Bobsleigh Project. The new “Shitamachi Bobsleigh Jet” will operate from tomorrow, October 6, 2017, until December 2018. It will join Skymark’s other special liveries including Taka Girl Jet promoting the Fukuoka Hawks baseball team, and Yamato Jet promoting Space Battleship Yamato …

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Lounge Review: JAL Sakura Lounge Domestic Terminal 1 North at Tokyo Haneda

Lounge Review: JAL Sakura Lounge Domestic Terminal 1 North at Tokyo Haneda

After checking in for my flight to Nagoya at the beginning of my recent trip to Europe, I headed straight through security and into one of the two JAL Sakura Lounges – specifically the JAL Sakura Lounge North Wing. The lounge can be accessed by premium class passengers, as well as oneworld Emerald and Sapphire …

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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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Air Canada to Connect the Fourth Canadian City, Montreal, with Japan from June 1, 2018

Air Canada to Connect Its Fourth Canadian City, Montreal, with Japan from June 1, 2018

Yesterday, Air Canada announced that it would be launching a Montreal – Tokyo Narita route starting on June 1, 2018 as part of the expansion of its Montreal hub. Air Canada’s New Montreal – Tokyo Narita Route Air Canada plans to operate the flights between Montreal and Tokyo year round – daily in the summer season …

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Airport Hotel Review: Toyoko Inn Tomakomai (Near Sapporo New Chitose Airport)

Hotel Review: Toyoko Inn Tomakomai

When visiting Chitose Air Base for its annual airshow back in July, I stayed at Toyoko Inn Tomakomai Station hotel. While it is not an airport hotel per se, it is still an alternative worth considering in case all other options are sold out or too pricy. Combined with the fact that Toyoko Inn runs …

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Flight Report: Jetstar Japan A320 from Tokyo NRT to Sapporo CTS

Flight Review: Jetstar Japan A320 Economy Class from Tokyo NRT to Sapporo CTS

Flight Information Date: July 22, 2017 Flight No.: GK121 Route: Tokyo Narita to Sapporo New Chitose Airline: Jetstar Japan Type: Airbus A320-200 Registration: JA02JJ As I decided to go to the Chitose Air Festival quite late, I didn’t have much choice in terms of cheap tickets. After a bit of looking around, I decided to book Jestar …

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ANA Opened "Star Wars ANA Kids Lounge" Inside Its Tokyo Haneda Lounge

ANA Opened “Star Wars ANA Kids Lounge” Inside Its Tokyo Haneda Lounge

While children’s spaces in airport lounges are fairly common, it is not that often that one’s theme is based on a major franchise. That is the case with the “Star Wars ANA Kids Lounge” that opened recently within one of the two ANA LOUNGEs at Tokyo Haneda airport. Star Wars ANA Kids Lounge The “Star …

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HK Express to Launch Flights from Nagoya to Guam on October 29, 2017

HK Express to Launch Flights from Nagoya to Guam on October 29, 2017

Yesterday, HK Express (Hong Kong Express) announced its plans to launch a fifth freedom route from Nagoya in Japan to Guam. While this is not the first time for HK Express to enter the Guam market (it operated a flight from Hong Kong to Guam between December 2016 and June 2017), it is the first …

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Airshow Report: Chitose Air Festival 2017

Airshow Report: Chitose Air Festival 2017

Last weekend, I had a chance to visit Chitose Air Base near Sapporo for its annual airshow. As such, I decided to report on that one before continuing with my Hawaii articles. I flew from Narita to Sapporo with Jetstar and then met up with some friends for dinner. After spending a night at Toyoko …

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