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RTW - ANA/NWA Nagoya-Tokyo-Los Angeles [+pics/vid]  
User currently offlineUK_Dispatcher From United Arab Emirates, joined exactly 13 years ago today! , 2597 posts, RR: 29
Posted (8 years 2 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 14434 times:



After a brief one night stay at the Centrair Hotel at NGO, it was time to take the second and third of nine flights on my round the world trip. Today I would be travelling from Nagoya to Tokyo Narita with All Nippon Airways, and onwards to Los Angeles with Northwest Airlines.

I awoke early – around 0500, as I would be taking an 0815 flight to NRT, and was planning on checking-in early and heading to NGO’s amazing observation deck. I had discovered this the previous evening whilst checking out the terminal, and although it was dark and I did not have my camera with me, I was amazed at what an excellent facility NGO had for those who wanted to view and photograph aircraft. Before I took a shower I opened the curtains and was presented with an amazing sight. I guess they don’t call Japan the land of the rising sun for nothing.

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I got ready, repacked my belongings, checked out of the hotel and at around 0545 I took the short walk to the departures level of the terminal. I headed to the domestic check-in area and to the ANA desks, where an agent took my baggage and checked me in.

Check-in area
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This was the one flight on my journey where I had made a confirmed reservation, so getting a seat was not an issue. I asked for a window seat, and was allocated seat number 48A. After checking-in, I headed upstairs and towards the entrances to the observation deck, only to discover that it did not open until 0700. This was not a problem, as I would still have time to visit before going airside. It was only 0615, so rather than sit in the retail / refreshments area for 45 minutes I decided to have a wander. I headed downstairs and into the central garden, which is an indoor public area that runs the length of the inner part of the central pier.

Central Garden
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Whilst wandering alone in this peaceful area, I happened upon a rather random yet impressive display of model aircraft. Take a look for yourself at the varied collection:

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There were various displays and visitor centres in this area – none of which were open at this time, but I felt so impressed that an airport can offer such facilities to the enthusiast or casual visitor.

I then headed back up towards the observation deck, as it was approaching 0700. After a few minutes, two security officials opened the doors, and were followed by myself and a number of other visitors.

Observation deck
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As I was on a tight schedule, I took a walk along the right side of the pier which affords views across the domestic side of the apron, and back along the other side where I was able to view the international activity. I took numerous photographs, some of which I shall share with you.

Domestic pier
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JA8096 – operating my flight to NRT
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JAL MD90 – JA8020
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JAL MD81 – JA8296
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JAL B747-446 – JA8918
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Remote stands – international side
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JAL B767-246 – JA8232
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International pier
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JAL B777-246ER – JA708J
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JL MD81 JA8260 taxies out as NH B73G JA02AN is towed from remote
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A final look along the domestic pier
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I’m sure these views are already tempting those who have not been to NGO to go there – I know I would be happy to spend a day photographing there but this morning I could not hang around. Happy with the shots I had managed to get, I headed back into the terminal and down to domestic departures. As I waited in line a member of the security staff felt the need to advise me that this was DOMESTIC departures. “Yes, I am well aware of that – you presumptuous f*ckwit”, I thought, but opted to just say “Yes – I am going to Tokyo”. He smiled and retreated.

Once I had passed through security I had only a short walk to the left to gate 9, but decided to take a closer look at ANA’s B737-781 JA02AN which wears a special gold version of their colourscheme. I knew this aircraft was somewhere along the pier to the right, as I had seen it being towed there earlier.

ANA B737-781 – JA02AN
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Remote stands – domestic side
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It was time now to head to the departure gate, which was just over a five minute walk away. I expected boarding to have commenced already – particularly as the flight was operated by a B747. However, the gate area seemed quiet and boarding had not yet started. This gave me the chance to try and get a picture of the aircraft from the gate, but the result was disappointing:

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Boarding started a few minutes later and it soon became apparent that despite the rather large aircraft operating the flight, there was a very light passenger load. I am sure a B73G may have even been enough to operate the flight. I had my boarding card pulled at the gate, and made my way along the airbridge. I managed to take a shot of the aircraft through the glass. “Good shot”, said an elderly Japanese gentleman behind me, to which I smiled and said thankyou. Not a good shot, I think.

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User currently offlineUK_Dispatcher From United Arab Emirates, joined exactly 13 years ago today! , 2597 posts, RR: 29
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 14452 times:

The cabin was neat and tidy, but sparsely occupied on this flight. I took a glance into the Business Class section to the left as I entered through door L2, then made my way aft of the wing to seat 48A. This seat was one row aft of the L3 exit, where there were two cabin jump seats. I took my seat and was more than pleased with the legroom offered. This certainly did not appear to be one of the high-density domestic B747s I had been expecting.

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I was looking forward to this flight, especially as it is something of a novelty to fly domestically on a B747. This was to be my second such flight this year after flying on a PIA B743 from KHI to ISB back in January.

It was not long before the doors were closed and pushback commenced. I had noticed several times during the morning that pushbacks at NGO seem to involve two ‘wing men’. Quite clearly, ramp safety is of great significance in Japan – perhaps more so than most places, which is certainly a good thing. As we taxied out, I got a closer look at a number of other aircraft.

JAL B747-446D – JA8903
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TG B772 & CX A333
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China Eastern A300-600 – B-2306
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NH B763 & NWAB752
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As we taxied past the last of the apron, the view gave became one of the bay. Do you think the guys on the fishing boat were fishermen or a.netters?! I’m sure they got a great view of the passing B744, whoever they were.

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As we approached the take-off runway, the aircraft held short for a few minutes to allow a JAL aircraft to land.

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After the JAL aircraft had cleared, JA8096 lined up for take-off.

Take-off from NGO
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As we climbed out, a distinctive B747 shadow was created on the sea below. The aircraft then made a long turn to the left and passed over the airport, providing a great opportunity to see NGO from above.

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As this was just a short hop, I did not really expect anything from the in-flight service. Basically, the crew did one pass through the cabin, offering hot coffee or a choice of cold drinks. I asked for tea, and this was the first time I have ever seen cold green tea poured from a carton. It was not unpleasant – quite refreshing if nothing else.

The flight was pretty uneventful, but it was a clear day and I was able to relax and enjoy the views as we made our way towards Tokyo.

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Naturally, it was not long at all before the start of descent to NRT, with speed brakes being applied for part of the descent.

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After a while, the coastline became visible again, giving way to a very green landscape during final approach.

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I also decided to take a short video during the final approach.

Finals for NRT


Landing
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As the aircraft taxied in, there were a number of aircraft visible on the cargo apron– a mix of JAL, NCA and Northwest Cargo B747s and FedEx MD11s.

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As we taxied around one of the piers, an Uzbekistan Airways B763 was visible along with the usual mix of Far Eastern carriers.

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We arrived at the gate next to a couple of ANA B763s with additional ‘Air Japan’ titles – something which I guess is quite rare outside Japan.

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It did not take long to disembark, and I was soon making my way to domestic arrivals, where I would have to collect my baggage before spending a few more hours at NRT.

Despite the fact that there was not a great deal to comment about on this short flight, it was worth the reasonable fare I paid and I very much enjoyed the experience of flying ANA on a B747-operated domestic flight, and particularly pleased at having visited Nagoya – Chubu Centrair International Airport.


As there were a few hours to kill before I could check-in for my flight to LAX, I decided to check out the viewing opportunities at NRT. I took a walk up to the viewing terrace of the terminal I would be departing from, and was presented with an excellent view of a classic Northwest B742, still wearing the old colourscheme and no doubt soon to be retired. Sadly, my NW flight to LAX was operated by B742 equipment until a few weeks earlier, but the B744 has now been moved onto this route. This B742 was probably operating to Guam or Saipan.

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After spending some time on the viewing terrace, I succumbed to the rather muggy conditions and headed back into the terminal for a wander. I spent the final hour seated next to a large window which gave me a nice view of some of the interesting array of aircraft.

Austrian Airlines A340-200 – OE-LAG
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Korean Air B777-300 HL7573
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It was now time to take flight number three of nine on my adventure.


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The time waiting around passed by quite quickly and I headed back into the check-in hall to find the Northwest Airlines check-in area. Before I proceeded to check-in, I detached my old passport from my new one, as I did not want the security profiler to see the places that I had visited before I got my new one in May. I am sure that the interesting array of Arabic stamps and visas would have caused a whole load of unnecessary hassle for me. The only particularly interesting visa in my new passport was for the Sudan. After going through a security check, he asked me to go to the check-in and collect my boarding pass, and return to him after I had been issued it. I knew the flight was busy as I had enquired at the NW ticket desk the previous evening in NGO. However, I knew I was the only non-rev trying for the flight as the lady in NGO had told me whilst listing me for it. I was issued a boarding pass, but it was for standby only, so it just read ‘ATG’ (at the gate) where the seat number would normally be. I returned to the profiler, who then took my passport and asked me to wait for a moment. He went around the corner where he must have studied and swiped it. He returned and naturally asked about my Sudan visa, but I explained what I do for a job and he was fine with that. We chatted briefly, and I went on my way.

Once airside, I made my way to the busy area where all the NW flights were departing from, after a brief browse on the internet. The area was extremely busy, with flights departing for various destinations. This gave me an appreciation of the significant operation NW have out of Japan. The NW aircraft around the pier at the time were three B744s and two A330s.

NW A330s
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At around -45 minutes STD, I made myself known to the gate agent who issued me a new boarding card with a seat number. I was relieved at having got a seat, but disappointed when I saw that it was a middle seat (B). I asked if there were any window or aisle seats available, but there weren’t. This is of course one of the down sides of travelling on standby.

A while after the published boarding time, there was still no sign of boarding for the LAX flight and several people were becoming agitated, as the area was crowded and there did not seem to be any information. Despite the fact that it was difficult to see outside from this particular gate, I could see that the inbound flight had not yet arrived, so I knew we would be looking at a delay of at least half an hour. The aircraft eventually arrived on stand and the inbound passengers deplaned – by that time a delay call had been made in the gate area. Boarding was eventually called, and the NW staff tried as best they could to separate the mass of people into two queues – one for Business Class passengers and the other for Economy. Premium and families were boarded first, and the rest of the flight was boarded by seat row number.

I made my way through the cabin to my seat to find a young Japanese guy seated by the window, and the other two seats free. I sat in the middle seat and shortly afterwards a young Japanese girl took the aisle seat. Since my row-mates were both quite small Japanese people, I did not mind so much being in the middle – I was just glad I did not get a fat yank on each side (yes, I had noticed a few in the gate).

Aside from the fact that I was in a middle seat, the fact that most of this flight would be during hours of darkness I knew I would not be able to get any photographs until the next morning. It was a shame that I was not in a position to get any photographs during take-off.

We taxied out and after a long take-off roll, we were soon airborne for Los Angeles. I started reading my book (Down Under by Bill Bryson) which I had been reading in bits for a while, and was handed a menu by one of the cabin crew. I assume NW must have ran out of proper menu cards at some point, as we were given black and white photocopies on card, but it was still reasonable quality.

The dinner menu read as follows:

DINNER

Japanese-style chicken-‘n-egg on rice (Oyako donburi)

or

Vegetable green curry with steamed rice

served with

Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, 7Up, orange juice, water

Beer, wine, liquor are for purchase at $5 USD



I opted for the Japanese-style chicken-‘n-egg on rice, which was quite nice. I did not order an alcoholic drink – I just made do with a 7Up.

After dinner, I watched part of the movie which was showing on the overhead screens (no PTVs), and eventually drifted to sleep. I was fortunate enough to sleep for a large part of this flight, which was great for me as I would have hated being awake in a middle seat all night. I actually was more comfortable on this flight than I was when I had two seats to myself on an Emirates B777 the previous day, for some reason.

I eventually awoke when we were somewhere over western Canada or the USA, and the breakfast service soon began. The breakfast menu read as follows:

BREAKFAST

Bacon spinach quiche with sausage and mashed potato

or

Japanese-style fried noodles

served with

Fresh fruit and breakfast bread



I opted for the more western option, which was pretty reasonable.

Around the time we were at the top of descent, the guy by the window got up for a while, which gave me the opportunity to take a couple of photos as well as a video clip.

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Descent over California
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The guy next to me soon came back, so the camera went away until we were on finals for LAX. I decided to subtly ‘zoom’ over the top of him to get a photo on finals, and did the same after touchdown.

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It was a nice feeling landing in LAX, as I had not been there since 2000 (I can’t believe it had been that long) and I had really enjoyed it on my previous visits. We taxied in past the usual mix of LAX regulars and arrived at Terminal 2. I waited until last to disembark as I had stowed my cabin baggage several rows behind, so could not retrieve it until everyone else had left. After exiting the aircraft, I was determined to get a photograph of the aircraft at the gate, and was not disappointed.

N672US after arrival from NRT
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It was now the morning before the night I departed Japan. It is quite a strange feeling to live the same day twice and this was the first time I had ever done so. It was now time to spend a few days in one of my favourite cities.

LAX
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I enjoyed the experience of flying trans-pacific with Northwest. They do not come close to the airlines I am used to flying around the Middle East when it comes to such areas as IFE on the B747s, but I did not expect anything particularly special so there certainly was nothing disappointing about the flight. If I did this route again I would like to try Korean Air, but of the several carriers serving this route, NW is the only carrier on which I can get non-rev tickets. The overall experience was a good one.

***

Once again – please give me your feedback on this report. I always like to know what you think.

Many thanks again – keep a look out for the next instalment….

***


User currently offlineWalter747 From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 1440 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 14387 times:

good report i enjoyed it very much. I hope i can visit NGO someday i want to visit that observation deck. It s to bad we don't have them here in the us.


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User currently offline767747 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 1965 posts, RR: 24
Reply 3, posted (8 years 2 months 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 14302 times:
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Great report!!! Nice pictures!

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User currently offlinePHLstudent From United States of America, joined May 2006, 498 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (8 years 2 months 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 14287 times:

awesome report... love the pictures, i look forward to the next "installments"

User currently offline9V From China, joined Aug 2008, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 2 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 14060 times:

Enjoyed reading all parts so far. Looking forward to the next installment.  Smile

Not much legroom on that 747-481 though!


User currently offlineTurkishWings From United States of America, joined May 2006, 1453 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (8 years 2 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 13981 times:

Great report. Thanks for sharing with us...


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User currently offlineSafs From Australia, joined Dec 2005, 199 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (8 years 2 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 13979 times:

Nice trip report! I enjoyed your pictures too. I have to get myself to Nagoya to visit the viewing areas. If only more airports had such an area!

I flew NW 742 from NRT to HKG and back earlier this year. I was pleased with the aircraft and the service onboard was good, too.

I look forward to your next installment.

Safs


User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12150 posts, RR: 49
Reply 8, posted (8 years 2 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 13740 times:

Looking forward to the rest of the adventure.


You can cut the irony with a knife
User currently offlineFly2YYZ From Canada, joined Jan 2006, 1046 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (8 years 2 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 13607 times:

Great Trip Report! I'll be waiting to see all the great pictures you got while in LAX! Also the continuation of your journey back home!

User currently offlineBA319-131 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 8589 posts, RR: 54
Reply 10, posted (8 years 2 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 13564 times:
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Great part II, many thanks.

Quoting UK_Dispatcher (Thread starter):
I’m sure these views are already tempting those who have not been to NGO to go there

- Oh yes, done NRT HND, but NGO looks like a must visit, thanks for the photo's.

Quoting UK_Dispatcher (Thread starter):
Before I proceeded to check-in, I detached my old passport from my new one, as I did not want the security profiler to see the places that I had visited before I got my new one in May. I am sure that the interesting array of Arabic stamps and visas would have caused a whole load of unnecessary hassle for me.

- Quite likely.

Quoting UK_Dispatcher (Thread starter):
I did not mind so much being in the middle – I was just glad I did not get a fat yank on each side (yes, I had noticed a few in the gate).

- That would not be any fun!

Quoting Walter747 (Reply 2):
want to visit that observation deck. It s to bad we don't have them here in the us.

- Yes, a great shame.

Rgds

Mark



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User currently offlineUK_Dispatcher From United Arab Emirates, joined exactly 13 years ago today! , 2597 posts, RR: 29
Reply 11, posted (8 years 2 months 12 hours ago) and read 13168 times:

Quoting 9V (Reply 5):
Not much legroom on that 747-481 though!

The photo is deceptive actually - I think I was sitting on the edge of the seat when I took that! The legroom was fine.

Quoting Fly2YYZ (Reply 9):
I'll be waiting to see all the great pictures you got while in LAX!

All in good time, mr....  Wink


User currently offlineParisien From France, joined Dec 2000, 826 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (8 years 2 months 11 hours ago) and read 13112 times:

hey great report, thanks.
nice that NW serves japanese food like oyako donburi ! Was it as good as you get it in Japan (or for that matter in japanese restaurants in California) ?
Did you finish Bill Bryson's book on Australia (down under) ? Great book like all his other books !


User currently offlineAirlinefreak1 From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2000, 260 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (8 years 2 months 10 hours ago) and read 13072 times:

excellent trip report matey ..

waiting for the report back home to AUH .

tk care of urself

regards


User currently offlineCarfield From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1946 posts, RR: 8
Reply 14, posted (8 years 2 months 5 hours ago) and read 12920 times:

Thanks for the wonderful report!

I really want to try out the new Nagoya Chubu Airport soon, as it looks amazing, and your pictures reaffirm that fact.

I noticed that you stayed at the Centrair Hotel... how did you like the hotel? Was it a convenient airport hotel? I assume the hotel is connected to the airport with a corridor like Kansai... is it true?

Anyway, thanks for the report again!

Carfield


User currently offlineArdian From Netherlands, joined Oct 2000, 550 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (8 years 2 months 3 hours ago) and read 12841 times:

Good tripreport. Excellent photoquality! Chibu Airport looks amazing. I love the first two pictures with the rising sun; nice job

User currently offlineN178UA From United Arab Emirates, joined Jan 2001, 1713 posts, RR: 65
Reply 16, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 12498 times:
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UKdispatcher, FYI, on domestic 747-400I NGO-NRT ANA offer J class cabin for Y class ticket holder on a first come first served basis. Great Report as usual  Smile

User currently offlineAbrelosojos From Venezuela, joined May 2005, 5129 posts, RR: 55
Reply 17, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 12455 times:

Quoting UK_Dispatcher (Thread starter):
assume NW must have ran out of proper menu cards at some point, as we were given black and white photocopies on card,

= Very classy  Wink -

Cheers,
A.



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User currently offlineStylo777 From Germany, joined Feb 2006, 3022 posts, RR: 11
Reply 18, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 12295 times:

absolutely excellent trip report. nice pictures you made. i didn't know that NGO has such good facalities for spotting.

User currently offlineDoona From Sweden, joined Feb 2005, 3772 posts, RR: 13
Reply 19, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 12108 times:

Quoting UK_Dispatcher (Thread starter):
"Yes, I am well aware of that -- you presumptuous f*ckwit", I thought, but opted to just say "Yes -- I am going to Tokyo". He smiled and retreated.

Haha, I remember being asked the same question when I was going through security at NGO, I was flying up to CTS. But remember, the single most embarrassing thing that can happen to a Japanese person is having a foreigner make a mistake on your watch, so they're really only trying to help.  silly 

Cheers
Mats



Sure, we're concerned for our lives. Just not as concerned as saving 9 bucks on a roundtrip to Ft. Myers.
User currently offlineCentrair From Japan, joined Jan 2005, 3599 posts, RR: 20
Reply 20, posted (8 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 11959 times:

Excellent report. I was touched that you flew through NGO...my name sake. Don't see the NGO code listed often in trip reports. Glad to hear an A.netter came through. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your experience. Look forward to the next report.

Quoting Carfield (Reply 14):
Was it a convenient airport hotel? I assume the hotel is connected to the airport with a corridor like Kansai... is it true?

Even better than Kansai. From Centrair hotel front desk to the check-in counters is less than 2 minute walk (130m). Centrair Hotel There are several hotels being built on the island as well.

Everyone...you are all welcome to visit NGO and help build the A.net photo DB of photos there. If you are planning a trip to NGO, come in January or February. The 747LCF will be here hauling the first 787 pieces. Loading can be seen from Parking lot 3 and the Observation deck.



Yes...I am not a KIX fan. Let's Japanese Aviation!
User currently offlineAbrelosojos From Venezuela, joined May 2005, 5129 posts, RR: 55
Reply 21, posted (8 years 1 month 3 weeks 6 days ago) and read 11758 times:

Quoting Doona (Reply 19):
they're really only trying to help.

= I second that. They were only trying to help.

Cheers,
A.



Live, and let live.
User currently offlineFuffla From Australia, joined Feb 2004, 401 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (8 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 11698 times:

Wow. Great report!
ANA's aircraft are so remarkably clean!


User currently offlineCgagn From Canada, joined Sep 2003, 345 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (8 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 11546 times:

Fantastic report with some awesome pics, very well done!!

C-GAGN



Widebodies flown on: A330-300,A340-300,A380-800,747-400,767-200ER,767-300ER,777-200A,777-200ER,777-200LR,777-300ER
User currently offlineFlyAA757 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1014 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (8 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 11432 times:

What kind of camera do you have??? Wow!

25 UK_Dispatcher : I can assure you I am not a good photographer, but that is the second such compliment (which is how I will take that) I have had in the last couple o
26 Post contains links and images Aaron747 : Glad you had a nice stopover in NGO! Let the locals here know next time you're on your way - any excuse to get out to the Skydeck. For those who haven
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