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Flight Report: ANA Wings Dash 8-Q400 from Sapporo CTS to Sendai

Flight Review: ANA Wings Dash 8 Q400 Economy Class from Sapporo CTS to Sendai

Flight Information Date: July 23, 2017 Flight No.: NH1230 Route: Sapporo New Chitose to Sendai Airline: ANA Wings Type: Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 Registration: JA843A Since I had to be in Minami-Sanriku in the Tohoku region of Japan the day after the Chitose Air Festival back in July, I flew from Sapporo to Sendai instead of flying …

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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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Flight Report: AirAsia X A330-300 from Honolulu to Osaka KIX

Flight Review: AirAsia X A330-300 Economy Class from Honolulu to Osaka KIX

Flight Information Date: June 30, 2017 Flight No.: D72 Route: Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye to Osaka Kansai Airline: AirAsia X Type: Airbus A330-300 Registration: 9M-XBB Not even two days after my arrival in Hawaii, it was time to head back to Japan. While I considered a variety of options for this flight, eventually, I ended up booking a …

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Lounge Review: IASS Hawaii Lounge at Honolulu

Lounge Review: IASS Hawaii Lounge at Honolulu

While waiting for my flight home from Hawaii, after visiting The Plumeria Lounge, I also took a quick look at IASS Hawaii Lounge. The lounge is operated by IASS – a Japanese operator of credit card lounges – and is accessible to Priority Pass members, as well as holders of selected Japanese credit cards. The …

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Lounge Review: Hawaiian Airlines Plumeria Lounge at Honolulu

Lounge Review: Hawaiian Airlines Plumeria Lounge at Honolulu

The Plumeria Lounge operated by Hawaiian Airlines is one of two Priority Pass lounges at Honolulu airport. Even though it is located in the inter-island section, it is accessible to all passengers departing from the main terminal. As such, I checked it out prior to my AirAsia X flight to Osaka on my recent trip …

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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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Flight Report: Makani Kai Air Grand Caravan from Kahului to Molokai

Flight Review: Makani Kai Air Cessna Grand Caravan from Kahului to Molokai

Flight Information Date: June 29, 2017 Flight No.: N/A Route: Kahului to Molokai Airline: Makani Kai Air Type: Cessna 208B Grand Caravan Registration: N129CG The initial plan for my Hawaii trip was to fly on Grand Caravan once – with Mokulele Airlines. However, in the end I decided to try Makani Kai Air as well. The reason …

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Flight Report: Island Air Dash 8 Q400 from Honolulu to Kahului

Flight Review: Island Air Dash 8 Q400 Economy Class from Honolulu to Kahului

Flight Information Date: June 29, 2017 Flight No.: WP414 Route: Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye to Kahului Airline: Island Air Type: Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 Registration: N684WP The first flight of my day of island hopping in Hawaii after taking the AirAsia X inaugural from Osaka to Honolulu was a flight to Kahului onboard an Island Air Bombardier …

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