World Traveller 73


Our Trans Pacific Flight on Japan Airlines was on one of Japan Airlines newest equipment types; the brand new Boeing 787. For some strange reason, Japan Airlines decided to outfit this new plane with angle flat seats. While the seats looks neat and contemporary, they are aren’t as comfortable as they could be. The flight was also highlighted by Japan Airlines’ pleasant on board service. Review: Japan Airlines Business Shell Flat Neo,… Read More

Our connection through Tokyo Narita International Airport had us passing through one of One World’s primary hubs in North Asia. It’s always interesting to see what a flagship lounge looks like in one of the carriers premium hubs. We would end up finding a comfortable lounge marked by beautiful daylight views and a neat noodle bar paired with delicious champagne. Review: Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge, Narita International Airport – Terminal 2, Tokyo,… Read More

Our return flights on Japan Airlines were ticketed courtesy of AAdvantage Miles at 50,000 miles for business class one way. These miles started off life as Canadian RBC Visa Avion Credit Card points and were later converted to AAdvantage points. Truth be told, I had a whole stack sitting there left over from a joint account with the previous administration that had been sitting idle for about 10 years while I was… Read More

Asiana Airlines is like an old friend to us. They offer generous award availability to its Star Alliance partners and they offer a pretty reliable product between North America and to cities too and from South East Asia. We were able to get seated in the Asiana First Class cabin for our short international flight from Japan to South Korea where we experienced the usual excellent Asiana Airlines service. This post is… Read More

All Nippon Airways runs premium passenger lounges worldwide in just four cities: Narita (Tokyo), Haneda (Tokyo), Osaka and Honolulu. Their International Lounges are typically nice places to spend some time in, and come with the unique opportunity to enjoy some noodles at their noodle bar if you happen to hit the right location. This post is one chapter on our second Round the World trip via Japan, the United Arab Emirates, Oman,… Read More

It’s not every day that you get to visit an International Arrivals Lounge. They are few and far between these days as airlines look to save on every dollar on expenses. On our ANA International Business Class trip across the Pacific Ocean to Japan, we had the opportunity to visit the ANA Arrivals Lounge at the Tokyo Narita International Airport in Terminal One. Review: All Nippon Airways (ANA) Arrivals Lounge, Tokyo Narita,… Read More

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is one of the less known carriers in the Star Alliance Network. While it’s not as popular as some other Asian carriers, it does offer outstanding Japanese on board catering that is unlike any other in the world. We tested out their class leading ANA Business Staggered Class product on nine hour Trans-Pacific flight. This post is one chapter on our second Round the World trip via Japan,… Read More