JAL Dream Express Fantasia 80 Cup

JAL Disney Jets: Their History and Flying on the Latest One

Arguably, very few (if any) airlines can rival Japan’s ANA and JAL when it comes to special liveries. While the former is famous for the Pokemon jets it used to fly until 2016 and the Star Wars jets that it flies to this day, the latter has partnered with Disney. In addition to sponsoring a

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JAL Dream Express Fantasia 80 Cup

JAL Disney Jets: Their History and Flying on the Latest One

Arguably, very few (if any) airlines can rival Japan’s ANA and JAL when it comes to special liveries. While the former is famous for the Pokemon jets it used to fly until 2016 and the Star Wars jets that it flies to this day, the latter has partnered with Disney. In addition to sponsoring a

Is Southwest Airlines Safe?

Is Southwest Airlines Safe? (Yes, It Is.)

Southwest is to this day one of the top low-cost carriers in the world. Based out of Dallas, Texas, the airline has destinations in 121 locations in the United States and 10 other countries. However, like with many low-cost carriers, people start to question if the price point reflects safety. Some begin to ask, is

Airfield vs. Airport

Airfield vs. Airport: What Are the Differences?

As pilots from around the world start to explore their new locations to land, there comes the discussion of airfield vs. airport. Why are they considered two different things, when they are both places for aircraft to land at and take-off from? Let’s break down the differences between the two, giving us the knowledge to

Disney Ambassador Hotel Lobby Ceiling

Review: Disney Ambassador Hotel (Tokyo Disney Resort)

Over the last few months, I did very little flying. I had a chance to stay at a couple of hotels worth reviewing, though. One of those was the Disney Ambassador Hotel where I stayed with my then-girlfriend (now wife) at the end of April. It is one of the four (soon to be five)

How Do Planes Steer on the Ground?

How Do Planes Steer on the Ground?

As much as the cockpit looks like a car with that familiar steering wheel, the yoke isn’t actually how the pilot steers on the ground. Controlling an aircraft is no easy task, and movement on the ground is no exception. If the control column isn’t what’s deciding whether you go left or right, then what

Haneda Airport International Terminal

2020 in Review: Looking Back at My Highlights of Last Year

With January 2021 here, it’s time for the fifth annual review of my aviation activities. While I mainly do this to have a place that I can go back to remember some of the flights I took and aircraft I saw, I also hope you enjoy reading through it and through some of the articles

Austrian Airlines A319 Business Class Seats

Review: Austrian Airlines A319 Business Class from Zurich to Vienna

While I flew with Austrian Airlines numerous times in the past, both long- and short-haul, it was always in economy class. As such, I was excited to have a chance to try the airline’s business class back in September 2020. Even though it was on a one-hour hop from Zurich to Vienna, I at least

Conference Room in Swiss Senator Lounge at Zurich Airport

Review: Swiss Senator Lounge A at Zurich Airport

After arriving in Zurich from Tokyo back in September, I had a few hours to spare before having to board my connecting flight to Vienna. Similar to the situation at Narita, there was only one Star Alliance lounge – the Swiss Senator Lounge at A gates – open. That gave me a chance to peak

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