Flight Report: Starflyer A320 from Osaka KIX to Tokyo HND

Flight Report: Starflyer A320 from Osaka KIX to Tokyo HND

(Posted on August 16, 2017) After arriving from Honolulu, I spent the night inside Kansai airport’s terminal as I had an early morning flight to Tokyo to catch. For my ride back, I opted for a flight on a Starflyer A320 to Haneda airport. I woke up around 5:30AM, and interestingly…

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

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

(Posted on August 13, 2017) 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 flight to Osaka Kansai on an AirAsia X A330. As I managed to extend my check-out…

Flight Report: Hawaiian Airlines 717-200 from Kahului to Honolulu

Flight Report: Hawaiian Airlines 717-200 from Kahului to Honolulu

(Posted on August 1, 2017 & Flown on June 29, 2017) The final flight of my island-hopping day in Hawaii was from Kahului back to Honolulu – and the airline of choice was Hawaiian Airlines. While I have flown on a 717 about 10 years ago, back when Spanair was still in business…

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

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

(Posted on July 21, 2017 & Flown on June 29, 2017) 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 I decided to do so was because they are mainly a helicopter…

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

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

(Posted on July 18, 2017 & Flown on June 29, 2017) 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 Dash 8 Q400. Originally, I was supposed to be on a flight…

Flight Report: Skymark Airlines 737-800 from Tokyo HND to Kobe

Flight Report: Skymark Airlines 737-800 from Tokyo HND to Kobe

(Posted on July 5, 2017 & Flown on June 28, 2017) To position myself for AirAsia X’s inaugural out of Osaka Kansai to Honolulu (trip overview here), I booked myself on Skymark’s flight from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe.
The short domestic hop was, at less than 65 USD…