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by hirofumi
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air Tanzania lazindua za Afrika Kusini
Replies: 9
Views: 2450

Re: Air Tanzania lazindua za Afrika Kusini

Really interesting review. So refreshing to read your experience of not-so-well known airline's new aircraft. The curry looks delicious!

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by hirofumi
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: USA-India Repatriation during Covid-19: AUS-IAH-IAD-DEL-MAA on UA/AI/6E, June 2020 [lots of pictures]
Replies: 7
Views: 5003

Re: USA-India Repatriation during Covid-19: AUS-IAH-IAD-DEL-MAA on UA/AI/6E, June 2020 [lots of pictures]

Thanks for the report! As someone who used Delhi Airport so frequently, the emptiness of the airport was really saddening. The level of inflight services really portrayed the seriousness of current situation. After days of social distancing and staying home, it was refreshing (yet depressing) to get...

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by hirofumi
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Who Needs First Class? | Air North | ATR, B735 | Inuvik - Whitehorse - Ottawa |
Replies: 10
Views: 10348

Re: Who Needs First Class? | Air North | ATR, B735 | Inuvik - Whitehorse - Ottawa |

Thanks for the wonderful & fun review of this boutique airline. The service does look fantastic especially the meals! The airline seems to take a great pride and they are doing it the right way - so homely! I too would love to try out, if I'll ever have a chance to visit Canada's far north (and ...

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by hirofumi
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

Re: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

With a last minute booking, did you have a choice? But no, just visiting Namibia and, only depending on the budget, Botswana too. Hence your first hand experience provides very useful infos :smile: . For a 2 week trip, how would you split it (5+7+2, 7+7, 7+5+2)? What was(were) your crush(es) there,...

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by hirofumi
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

Re: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

Good to know about the rest of Namibia and most important the Sossusvlei. Don't need to hold the breathe for long apparently ;) Do you need to book far in advance to visit the Chobe NP? Gotcha for the Makgadikgadi Salt Pan, thanks for the hint! It looks like, from what was read somewhere that Immig...

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by hirofumi
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JAL 767 Domestic First Class Experience: Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami (280 miles)
Replies: 7
Views: 6889

Re: JAL 767 Domestic First Class Experience: Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami (280 miles)

Great report, and what a superb service - above and beyond anything I would dream of receiving on such a short flight. They sure know how to make a short flight memorable :smile: Amazing looking service. Wow! :bigthumbsup: I loved reading this trip report! Thank you for such detail and good photos!...

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by hirofumi
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

Re: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

dcaviation wrote:
Enjoyed your report. Thanks for sharing. I especially like pictures from the small, rarely visited airports. You never know what gem you will find there :)

Thanks for the feedback :-)

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by hirofumi
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JAL 767 Domestic First Class Experience: Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami (280 miles)
Replies: 7
Views: 6889

JAL 767 Domestic First Class Experience: Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami (280 miles)

I don't think there is any better bargain than to have a very refined upgrade experience at a nominal cost in JAL's domestic first class. JAL operate three classes in domestic sector on busy routes like Haneda - Sapporo/Okinawa/Fukuoka/Osaka. -Economy -Class J: Equivalent to premium economy where pa...

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by hirofumi
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

Re: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

Man I would love to fly that KLM flight with a stop in Luanda. Did you get a chance to sneak into the terminal or had to stay on board? I'm surprised that all the meal options were meat - but glad they found a vegetarian option! It's one of those airlines that focus more on national pride it seems,...

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by hirofumi
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

Re: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

I love those sparkling grape soda drinks! Why can't Austrian and US airlines serve meals like this? It's a great option for soda lovers since it's rare to find sparkling 100% natural juice. Wow, I really enjoyed reading your trip report! What a beautiful country Namibia is. Thank you. Great report,...

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by hirofumi
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

Re: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

Namibia is a must see, I would have shouted out in the middle of the desert indefinitely, just to make sure nobody was here hahaha! What about Botswana? Where did you go? Any recommendations? The Kariba lake is a good stop over/cruise option or not? There are more questions but maybe you think it's...

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by hirofumi
Tue May 28, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

Re: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

Nice report! Loved the photos of Namibia, it's probably the #1 place on my bucket list. Air Namibia looks great as well, I've always wanted to try their FRA service since I saw their 747 there back when I was little. As an aside, that's an E145 not E135. ;) You can clearly see it because of the lon...

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by hirofumi
Mon May 27, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

Re: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

Hi Leonard, it's nice to hear from you. I wasn't aware SW was flying their A330 to JNB! It'd have been an interesting experience. Yes Sossusvlei coming soon :) Yes, as flights in A330 were operated 3x weekly, next time maybe! Very impressed by your Namibian experience thanks a lot, price wise how d...

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by hirofumi
Sun May 19, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

Re: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

Yeap, Air Namibia looks fantastic - however, very sadly, the airline is making losses and the future is not bright at all - see: https://www.cargoforwarder.eu/2019/03/31/air-namibia-in-need-of-root-and-branch-restructuring/ Or, if you have much more time to read: https://thepatriot.com.na/index.php...

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by hirofumi
Sun May 19, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

Re: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

Segment 2 - Windhoek to Victoria Falls on ERJ-135 Flight Number: SW 405 Date: April 14, 2019 STD: 14:15 STA: 15:50 Block Time: 1hr 35mins Class: Economy Registration: V5-WEB Chaotic Windhoek Airport Although not as small as Walvis Bay Airport, I was surprised how compact Windhoek's Hoseo Kotako Int...

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by hirofumi
Fri May 17, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

Re: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

Namibian Landscape Namibia, being the second least densely populated country after Mongolia, the nature scenery is just incredible. I rented a Toyota SUV and visited Swakopmund, Sossusvlei area, and Windhoek. Swakopmund After landing in Walvis Bay, I headed straight to Swakopmund - a funny little G...

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by hirofumi
Fri May 17, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

Re: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

Glad to see you back Hirofumi . :smile: Excellent TR as usual, with sharp pictures. It's good you always focus on the positive aspects. Is it Easyjet which operates A319 with 2 exits doors over the wing? As your trip occured in April, you could have flown the A330 between JNB and WDH to get a feel ...

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by hirofumi
Thu May 16, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA
Replies: 31
Views: 13544

A Hidden Gem of African Aviation - Air Namibia CPT-WBV/WDH-VFA

Hi everyone, it's been a while showing up here! Today I want to share with you my experience on Air Namibia, which isn't a well known airline across the world due to their limited number of aircraft and operating destinations. At the moment, they have 2XA330-200, 4XA319, and 4XERJ135 - which make up...

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by hirofumi
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Turkmenistan Airlines Business Class: The President is Watching ...
Replies: 28
Views: 13518

Re: Turkmenistan Airlines Business Class: The President is Watching ...

Thanks for sharing the experience of a very rare airline. Wow the airport at Ashgabat is quite stunning! But the seats - well I'd say it was worth what you've paid for.

By the way what were those condiments?

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by hirofumi
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Tribute to ET302.
Replies: 18
Views: 9917

Re: A Tribute to ET302.

It was indeed a sad moment in aviation history. Praying for the friends and family of those on the flight ET 302. Thanks for sharing your report. It's intriguing to see what's happening in African aviation. I'm quite disappointed to see KQ serving economy-style snack box in business class and that's...

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by hirofumi
Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Arctic Adventure to Svalbard with Norwegian & SAS (Part 1)
Replies: 19
Views: 8265

Re: Arctic Adventure to Svalbard with Norwegian & SAS (Part 1)

Thanks for the wonderful report! I've always been eager to visit Svalbard one day. I must!

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by hirofumi
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oman Air Economy Class FRA-BKK and Return
Replies: 4
Views: 5251

Re: Oman Air Economy Class FRA-BKK and Return

I too am a great fan of Oman Air. Looks like they've got a solid economy product on medium-haul. The food looks tasty!

By the way, I hate to correct but 787s are either -8 or -9.

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by hirofumi
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: *NO FLIGHTS* Spring Break 2017 - To the Pacific Northwest! (AMTRAK, BC, Idaho)
Replies: 14
Views: 5173

Re: *NO FLIGHTS* Spring Break 2017 - To the Pacific Northwest! (AMTRAK, BC, Idaho)

Nice little break from your other aviation threads! The train ride looks quite scenic. But, more so eye-catching was the Indian food - looks so authentic despite being in such a remote area!

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by hirofumi
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Malaysian Airlines 9M-MLH MH610 SIN-KUL
Replies: 2
Views: 4007

Re: Malaysian Airlines 9M-MLH MH610 SIN-KUL

I remember taking this aircraft-type (leased) for KUL-BLR in 2010. It was dreadful - the seat was way too tight and without any individual tv/music channels. Almost felt like flying on LCC! Glad they no longer have this aircraft any more :-)

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by hirofumi
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: First Air 737-400 Ottawa to Iqaluit
Replies: 16
Views: 6938

Re: First Air 737-400 Ottawa to Iqaluit

I had no idea the service was so great on First Air! Great review and loved your writing style using more photos than words. It's so cold!

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by hirofumi
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mystical Mandalay on Myanmar National Airlines (Y) and SilkAir (J)
Replies: 12
Views: 4785

Re: Mystical Mandalay on Myanmar National Airlines (Y) and SilkAir (J)

Thanks for sharing an airline that I didn't know about! By looking at the photos, it really reminds me of Vistara, a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines operated solely within domestic India. The logo, boarding pass, seats, food tray, and style of watching entertainment videos through mobile app all re...

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by hirofumi
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Narrowbodies from Korea to the UK, P.4, Almaty-Astana, Bek Air Fokker 100
Replies: 7
Views: 3747

Re: Narrowbodies from Korea to the UK, P.4, Almaty-Astana, Bek Air Fokker 100

Nice review, the trip is getting more hardcore! Thanks for sharing.

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by hirofumi
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Memorable Iran Trip with Mahan Air A310 and Iran Air MD-82
Replies: 14
Views: 5391

Re: Memorable Iran Trip with Mahan Air A310 and Iran Air MD-82

IrishAyes wrote:
beautiful TR and photos. I'm absolutely enthralled by Iran and am dying to go visit, as part of my family/ancestry is Persian.

also, cool website! i will bookmark it now.

Thanks for the comment. I too have bookmarked your site, love your attention to details and a simple easy-to-read layout.

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by hirofumi
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines NIM-ADD-CDG Business
Replies: 14
Views: 5419

Re: Ethiopian Airlines NIM-ADD-CDG Business

Nice report from the country that I've been so keen on visiting! The riverside in Niamey looks beautiful. Ethiopian is great airline and now is my favorite way to travel to Africa. They have greatly improved their in-flight service in recent years and your photos reconfirmed that again. Great crew a...

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by hirofumi
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Air India Business Class 787 SYD-DEL
Replies: 22
Views: 8548

Re: Air India Business Class 787 SYD-DEL

What a disgrace for providing economy-style foiled plate food in business class. They do have proper plates for main dish though, not sure why didn't provide one. The amenity kit is meant not for in-flight use but rather as a souvenir, i.e. who would use a bar soap onboard! Thanks for sharing the &q...

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by hirofumi
Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sunshine in BURUNDI? Kenya Airways to LHR via CPT - Premier World (J)
Replies: 19
Views: 8103

Re: Sunshine in BURUNDI? Kenya Airways to LHR via CPT - Premier World (J)

Interesting! Nice to see a report from deep core Africa! So vibrant. Will you ever plan to visit DRC? Once I was planning to cross in to Goma from Gisenyi, and go overland to Kisangani... but after what I saw floating on Lake Kivu and suddenly my camera mysteriously stopped operating, I had to canc...

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by hirofumi
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Memorable Iran Trip with Mahan Air A310 and Iran Air MD-82
Replies: 14
Views: 5391

Re: Memorable Iran Trip with Mahan Air A310 and Iran Air MD-82

There was virtually no entertainment system though. Not even music (no headphone socket in the seat). Apart from their in-flight magazine, the only entertainment was on the overhead screen which was either showing a flight path (which was its original and I quite liked it actually) or "Just fo...

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by hirofumi
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Memorable Iran Trip with Mahan Air A310 and Iran Air MD-82
Replies: 14
Views: 5391

Re: Memorable Iran Trip with Mahan Air A310 and Iran Air MD-82

lychemsa wrote:
Looks great. But dangerous for some of us to visit.

You must be kidding. You will be prioritized to receive one the best trained guides in the country to escort you throughout the trip.

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by hirofumi
Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sunshine in BURUNDI? Kenya Airways to LHR via CPT - Premier World (J)
Replies: 19
Views: 8103

Re: Sunshine in BURUNDI? Kenya Airways to LHR via CPT - Premier World (J)

Interesting! Nice to see a report from deep core Africa! So vibrant. Will you ever plan to visit DRC? Once I was planning to cross in to Goma from Gisenyi, and go overland to Kisangani... but after what I saw floating on Lake Kivu and suddenly my camera mysteriously stopped operating, I had to cance...

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by hirofumi
Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Memorable Iran Trip with Mahan Air A310 and Iran Air MD-82
Replies: 14
Views: 5391

Re: Memorable Iran Trip with Mahan Air A310 and Iran Air MD-82

Thanks Man. Iran seems to be an interesting country to visit. Additional to this you can travel with classic a/c. Thanks. I was hoping to get a chance to fly on older aircraft but it seems to be getting rare these days. I believe the world's only B747 classic is almost retired now. Thanks for shari...

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by hirofumi
Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Memorable Iran Trip with Mahan Air A310 and Iran Air MD-82
Replies: 14
Views: 5391

Memorable Iran Trip with Mahan Air A310 and Iran Air MD-82

In early December, I took my mom to travel in Iran. It was a fascinating country with wonderful people, and of over 60 countries that I've traveled to I would rank Iran in one of top 3 recommended destinations in the world. And, as an aviation geek, I can't miss flying Iranian carriers with their vi...

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by hirofumi
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Impressive 5th Freedom KLM Flight: CGK-KUL in Y
Replies: 12
Views: 9003

Re: Impressive 5th Freedom KLM Flight: CGK-KUL in Y

blandy62 wrote:
I meant that everything was coming on one tray. But yes it was like what you described from on the other reviews posted. Definitely impressive for a 1:30 hour flight. Definitely for fare, it is absolutely worth to fly C

Thanks for the clarification :smile:

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by hirofumi
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Impressive 5th Freedom KLM Flight: CGK-KUL in Y
Replies: 12
Views: 9003

Re: Impressive 5th Freedom KLM Flight: CGK-KUL in Y

Glad you had a very nice flight with KLM. I flew with them many times to AMS and most flights are fine. Like with any airline you sometimes get crew members that are a bit stiff, but overall they are very nice. My new fav is Swiss. Zurich airport especially in the morning lets you to transfer to an...

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by hirofumi
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Rare Caspian Airlines MD-83 THR-ZBR (Tehran-Chabahar)
Replies: 9
Views: 8114

Re: Rare Caspian Airlines MD-83 THR-ZBR (Tehran-Chabahar)

Chabahar region is beautiful! Had no idea there was even a commercial airport on the coastal side east of Bandar-e-Abbas. Thanks for sharing.

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by hirofumi
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Comfy 13hr Ride on Turkish 777 Business Class: SFO to IST
Replies: 11
Views: 10423

Re: Comfy 13hr Ride on Turkish 777 Business Class: SFO to IST

hirofumi, I flew TK's 50min DLM-SAW Business Class in August, and IST-PRG Business Class last month and it was on par with ER Business Class servings. Not sure what is going on with DEL, but even my wife was really surprised that we got an incredible full meal on a 50min flight. http://www.airliner...

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by hirofumi
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Comfy 13hr Ride on Turkish 777 Business Class: SFO to IST
Replies: 11
Views: 10423

Re: Comfy 13hr Ride on Turkish 777 Business Class: SFO to IST

Thanks for the trip report. I totally agree with most of your observations. I fly TK a lot, and this year I flew 7 J segments on their 77Ws and can not complain. I have to say, the soft product was even better couple years back, last year they started cutting back. There is a chance that they will ...

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by hirofumi
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Comfy 13hr Ride on Turkish 777 Business Class: SFO to IST
Replies: 11
Views: 10423

Re: Comfy 13hr Ride on Turkish 777 Business Class: SFO to IST

Wow the soft product looks good. The hard product is mediocre though. Thanks for the report! Thanks for the comment. I agree, just need an aisle-access window seat and that'll make almost a perfect flight! Still, the amount of space compensates for that somehow - I find it much more comfortable tha...

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by hirofumi
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Comparing JAL & ANA First Class: Which Is Better?
Replies: 16
Views: 13531

Re: Comparing JAL & ANA First Class: Which Is Better?

A truly fascinating and informative post! Thank-you very much. Thanks for the feedback! Still remember last time when I asked you to try ANA (in the exact JAL trip report that you referred to)! ;) Lol and you did it. Glad you had a great experience as well, and I do apologise that I just saw your r...

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by hirofumi
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Comfy 13hr Ride on Turkish 777 Business Class: SFO to IST
Replies: 11
Views: 10423

Comfy 13hr Ride on Turkish 777 Business Class: SFO to IST

Turkish is one of my favorite airlines. Their service has improved greatly over the years, from the quality of crews to food onboard. The food is especially top-notch and enjoyable. The top 3 highlights of the flight were: 1) Massive Amount of Space Although window seats don't have a direct aisle ac...

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by hirofumi
Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Farewell to The Queen-Flying United's Last Boeing 747!
Replies: 24
Views: 11978

Re: Farewell to The Queen-Flying United's Last Boeing 747!

What a smart way to enjoy the trip with a family! I like when the trip is not just to fly but has another purpose in the destination. Great to see your daughter enjoying Korea! Was very fun to read the review.

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by hirofumi
Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 4 flights in Iran
Replies: 7
Views: 6989

Re: 4 flights in Iran

Interesting to read that Mahan Air flies to resort destinations like Goa, Phuket, and Bali. Next month I'll be flying Mahan Air's A310 from Delhi, then Iran Air MD-82 for domestic. Can't wait!

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by hirofumi
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Singapore Airlines Premium Economy: A380 vs B77W (DEL-SIN-LAX)
Replies: 11
Views: 11017

Re: Singapore Airlines Premium Economy: A380 vs B77W (DEL-SIN-LAX)

Top notch products, from what i read the new A380 Y+ has not been improved so much. It would be nice to see if passengers can feel a difference... My one and only Y+ flight was with AF (JNB-CDG) last year, and while I could not complain due to the fact it was an opup (thank you anyway), I could bar...

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by hirofumi
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Comparing JAL & ANA First Class: Which Is Better?
Replies: 16
Views: 13531

Re: Comparing JAL & ANA First Class: Which Is Better?

JAL catering looks so elaborated and sophisticated! Flying F in any Asian carrier, let alone a top notch Japanese, represents the ultimate achievement for many avgeeks. Thanks for showing how someone, at the very upfront, is indulged :) Yeap, JAL F food is out of the world. I suppose you have enoug...

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by hirofumi
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Impressive 5th Freedom KLM Flight: CGK-KUL in Y
Replies: 12
Views: 9003

Re: Impressive 5th Freedom KLM Flight: CGK-KUL in Y

Short and sweet TR Hirofumi, Like many other airline hard product may vary considerably. Here you have shown us the best of KLM which is nowhere what I'd last experienced with their A330 ;-) Their 747 is fine though and the hot veggie snack in your flight looks decent! Thanks for sharing Thanks for...

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by hirofumi
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which city may become JAL’s next international destination?
Replies: 199
Views: 24616

Re: Which city may become JAL’s next international destination?

Japanese carriers have a tendency to operate flights to places where there is a large presence of Japanese companies/citizens. For such case in the US cities where Japanese carriers don't operate, would be: DTW, ATL, PDX, and CMH. Outside of the US, it'll be YYZ, GRU, BNE, PER, MXP, AKL, etc (based...

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