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First Time To Japan Part III: OZ NRT-ICN In C  
User currently offlinesutrakhk From Hong Kong, joined Apr 2008, 116 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 11 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 13375 times:

First Time To Japan Part III: OZ NRT-ICN In C

This is the PART III of the report, NRT - ICN on OZ's Business. The reason for this sector is solely because of the later sector - PEK-NRT on Iran Air's 747SP.

In the beginning, I hoped to do ANA NRT/HND - PEK directly by using Qmiles, but there was no availability on those flights, so I go via ICN by using OZ, an airline which I never used before.

To make the trip less stressful, I chose to stayed at Hilton Hotel near NRT airport
Refurbish is needed in my opinion, I may choose Holiday Inn next time
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Check-in area for Business Class
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After the immigration, saw this 77W just arrived from IST
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Still have 2 hours to spend, do some lounge visit
ANA Lounge
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Noodles bar, the noodles quality was good!
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Strawberry Ice-Cream on demand
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787 model at the entrance area
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United Red Carpet Lounge
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The declaration was better than ANA's lounge, but the food offerings were.......unsatisfied
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View from the lounge, KE's 777
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31 August 2010

Tokyo/Narita (NRT) – Seoul/Incheon (ICN)
Airline: Asiana Airlines
Flight: OZ 101
Aircraft: 777-200ER
Registration: HL7500
Seat: 4K (Business)
Gate: 33

Boarding Pass
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Gate area
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HL7500
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Turn left please
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Last row of Business Class
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The seat was very comfortable, the seat width was enough for me!
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Empty cabin
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Safety Information Card
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I like water in the morning
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Cabin again, the loading today was 7/28
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Very good seating pitch for regional flight
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Sleep position
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Cabin from the front
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Seat control, a bit dirty
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IFE control
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Meal time, seems everyone in the cabin chose Beef (Korean Style)
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The way to eat from the menu: pick the vegetable leaf, place some sauces, beef and rice, wrap togather and eat!
The vegetable was really fresh
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After the meal, toilet time. This the toilet after row 4
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Arrived ICN in 2 hours, planned to visit this award winning airport for a long time already!
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Arrival area
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Stayed at Hyatt Regency Incheon Hotel for a night


The room was big, clean but a bit dark at night. The staff was warm and helpful.
Although it is my first time to stay at Hyatt (Golden Passport member), a bottle of red wine and fruit plate was waiting in the room with complimentary internet connection
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Still have time, Airport hopping to Seoul Gimpo Airport
Express Train station at ICN
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Inside the express train, made by ROTEM in Korea
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Seat pitch
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Gimpo Airport Station
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International Terminal, it is a shopping mall with cinema complex, interesting!
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Domestic Terminal, 10 minutes walk from International Terminal
It was about 10 o'clock at night, so the deprture area was closed already
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This is the end of PART III, PART IV will be available soon


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User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6538 posts, RR: 55
Reply 1, posted (3 years 11 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 12793 times:

Nice report with nice pictures!

OZ flies their 777s mostly on long-haul flights and don't have a special configuration for short-haul on them.

ICN is a fantastic airport but I prefer HKG )

Nice train from ICN to GMP; does it go all the way into downtown Seoul ? The Airrport Express in HKG looks nicer....

The777Man



Need a Boeing 777 Firing Order....Further to fly....CI, MU, LX and LH 777s
User currently offlineburj From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 901 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (3 years 11 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 12241 times:

Great photos!

So the menu explained how to eat the meal, by using the lettuce as a wrap? If so, what was the rice for?

Thanks again for sharing!


User currently offlinesutrakhk From Hong Kong, joined Apr 2008, 116 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 11 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 11751 times:

Quoting The777Man (Reply 1):
ICN is a fantastic airport but I prefer HKG )

Nice train from ICN to GMP; does it go all the way into downtown Seoul ? The Airrport Express in HKG looks nicer....



I prefer HKG more too! But I think HKG have to improve, otherwise SIN would be better after the refurbishment of their Terminal 1 and 2

The train will go to downtown from this December, this will make ICN more convenience to access. I agree the Airport Express in HKG is nicer, but with tight seating pitch.

Quoting burj (Reply 2):
So the menu explained how to eat the meal, by using the lettuce as a wrap? If so, what was the rice for?



There were some small words on the menu explaining how to eat the meal. The rice also wrap inside the lettuce, together with the beef.


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