Air Do Inaugural Flight Photo Session

Air Do Rokon Jet Inaugural: Flying on Japan’s Latest Pokemon Jet

Loving aviation and having grown up watching and playing Pokemon, I was sad to see ANA’s last Pokemon Jet retired in 2016. While ANA introduced its Star Wars-themed aircraft in the meantime, I never liked them quite as much as I did the Pokemon Jets. As such, I was really excited to see Skymark paint

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Air Do Inaugural Flight Photo Session

Air Do Rokon Jet Inaugural: Flying on Japan’s Latest Pokemon Jet

Loving aviation and having grown up watching and playing Pokemon, I was sad to see ANA’s last Pokemon Jet retired in 2016. While ANA introduced its Star Wars-themed aircraft in the meantime, I never liked them quite as much as I did the Pokemon Jets. As such, I was really excited to see Skymark paint

ATR 42 vs. ATR 72

ATR 42 vs. ATR 72: A Side-by-Side Comparison

With turboprops taking the world by storm with their economical fuel consumption and long-range capabilities, many passengers and pilots alike share an appreciative opinion of the well-known ATR aircraft. The ATR 42 and the ATR 72 are two twin-engine turboprop aircraft that carry high reputations thanks to their excellent performance. While one is noticeably larger

Lufthansa E190 Business Class Seat

Review: Lufthansa E190 Business Class from Vienna to Frankfurt

On its intra-European flights, in addition to A320 series aircraft, Lufthansa uses a variety of smaller Bombardier and Embraer aircraft operated by its subsidiary Lufthansa CityLine. When making my way back from Europe to Japan in October 2021, I had a chance to try one of those, an Embraer E190, on a flight from Vienna

Austrian Business Lounge Dining Area

Review: Austrian Business Lounge (Schengen) at Vienna Airport

Prior to catching a business class flight from Vienna to Frankfurt back in October 2021, I had a chance to visit Austrian Airlines’ Schengen business class lounge in Vienna airport’s terminal 3. While I visited the old terminal’s Austrian Business Lounge in the past, this was my first time to step into the (relatively) new

Qatar Airways 787-8 Economy Class

Review: Qatar Airways 787-8 Economy Class from Doha to Vienna

When making my way to Europe back in October, I flew with Qatar Airways. After an excellent flight on its A350-1000 in QSuites, I spent a few hours in one of Doha airport’s lounges before catching my connecting flight to Vienna. Like with the flight from Tokyo to Doha, I was offered the option to

Qatar Airways First Class Lounge Seating

Review: Qatar Airways First Class Lounge at Doha Hamad Airport

After flying in QSuites on Qatar Airways’ A350-1000 from Tokyo to Doha,  I had a few hours until my flight to Vienna would depart. Since my connecting flight was in economy, I headed to the airport’s Priority Pass lounge. While that would normally be the Al Maha Services Transfer Lounge, with that lounge being closed

Henn na Hotel Tokyo Haneda Dinosaurs

Review: Henn na Hotel Tokyo Haneda

As my wife and I had to catch an early flight out of Haneda earlier this week, we decided to stay at a hotel near the airport. While the selection of hotels directly at the airport is limited, there is a decent selection in the surrounding areas about ten minutes away by train. Of those,

ATR 72 vs. Dash 8 Q400

ATR 72 vs. Dash 8 Q400: A Side-by-Side Comparison

While jets dominate the air when it comes to international flying, regional operations tend to prefer using smaller aircraft, often, turboprops. When traveling within the country or at least to closer destinations, the two types you might find yourself sitting in a lot can include ATR 72 and Bombardier Dash 8 Q400. So what’s the

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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