Andaz Tokyo – 12

Review: Andaz Tokyo, A Hyatt Hotel

For my second visit to Tokyo I had just over 24 hours on the ground, as I was arriving in the afternoon from London, and departing the following afternoon to Seattle. I was flying into Haneda and out of Narita, so I decided to book a hotel in the city.…

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Ana First Class Suite 777 – 2

Review: NEW ANA 777 “The Suite” First Class

In July 2019, All Nippon Airways introduced spectacular-looking new first & business class seats with barely any lead time, as their first plane with these seats entered service just weeks later. I knew I had to try them, because both first and business…

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Langley Hotel Luxury Collection – 55

Review: The Langley, Marriott Luxury Collection Hotel

I had a roughly 24 hour layover at Heathrow, as I was arriving from Munich in the evening, and was flying to Tokyo the following evening. In a post shortly before the trip I talked about my thought process when it came to booking a hotel for this layover:…

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Lufthansa A320neo Business Class – 2

Review: Lufthansa A320neo Business Class

Welcome to what will be the shortest trip report installment in OMAAT history (I think?). I figured I should write about the Munich to London segment to be thorough, but there's not that much to say, especially since I've reviewed Lufthansa's intra-Europe…

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Lufthansa Business Lounge Munich – 5

Review: Lufthansa Business Lounge Munich

I had a roughly 1hr45min layover in Munich, as I was arriving from Tokyo Haneda and connecting to London Heathrow. I was expecting I wouldn't be able to review a Lufthansa Lounge, because the last time I passed through Munich the lounge was so full that…

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Lufthansa A350 Business Class – 4

Review: Lufthansa A350 Business Class

After flying ANA's incredible new business class from New York to Tokyo, it was time to fly Lufthansa's business class back to London, via Munich. What is business class like on Lufthansa's self proclaimed flagship aircraft, the A350-900? Well... Lufthansa…

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Ana Lounge Haneda Airport – 7

Review: ANA Business Lounge Tokyo Haneda Airport

I was flying Lufthansa's A350-900 business class from Tokyo Haneda to Munich at 12:45PM, though decided to head over to the All Nippon Airways Business Class Lounge the second it opened, so that I could get pictures before the lounge filled up. All Nippon…

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Haneda Airport Transit Hotel – 12

Review: Haneda Airport Transit Hotel

I had a roughly 15 hour layover at Haneda Airport, as I was arriving from New York at around 9PM, and was departing the next day to Munich just after 12PM. Even though 15 hours is a reasonable amount of time to go into the city, I decided to stay at…

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Ana Business Class The Room – 31

Review: NEW ANA 777 “The Room” Business Class

In July 2019, All Nippon Airways introduced spectacular-looking new first & business class seats with barely any lead time, as their first plane with these seats entered service just weeks later. I knew I had to try them, because both first and business…

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British Airways Lounge Jfk – 8

Review: British Airways Club Lounge New York JFK Airport

As I mentioned in the previous post, I had quite a long layover at JFK, as I arrived at around 10AM from Miami, and departed at around 5PM to Tokyo. With my ANA business class ticket I had access to the British Airways Club Lounge, so I wanted to review…

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Alaska Lounge Jfk – 10

Review: Alaska Lounge New York JFK Airport

I had quite a long layover at JFK, as I arrived from Miami at around 10AM, and was continuing to Tokyo on All Nippon Airways at around 5PM. So I headed over to Terminal 7 right away, where I'll be reviewing two lounges -- the Alaska Lounge (which I could…

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Delta A321 First Class – 2

Review: Delta A321 First Class

While domestic flight reviews might not be as exciting as some international ones, I figure they're still useful. In this post I wanted to review my Miami to New York JFK flight in Delta Air Lines' A321 first class, which helped me position for my review…

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Delta Skyclub Miami – 7

Review: Delta SkyClub Miami Airport

To kick off my review trip I flew Delta first class from Miami to New York. Fun fact, which just occurred to me -- I believe this was my first time in over a year flying an airline other than American out of Miami. I was curious to see what Delta's concourse…

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Ana New 777 First Suite 2

Introduction: Twice To Tokyo

Welcome to my next trip report, which will more or less be published "live." I've just kicked  off this trip, and can't wait to share the details as we go along. As I've been doing with my "live" trip report format, I'll share the exact routing and how…

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Cathay Pacific 777 First Class – 7

Review: Cathay Pacific 777 First Class

While I had flown Cathay Pacific first class many times before, I was excited to fly them this time because the airline recently announced a major refresh to their first class soft product. And what a flight this was... talk about ending a trip on a…

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Cathay Dragon A330 First Class – 6

Review: Cathay Dragon A330 First Class

After a short night at the Hilton Beijing Capital Airport, it was time to fly back to Hong Kong, before continuing to Boston. I'm going to keep this review relatively brief, because I reviewed Cathay Dragon's A330 first class from Shanghai to Hong Kong…

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Cathay Dragon Business Class A330 – 3

Review: Cathay Dragon A330 Business Class

To finish off my Miami to Beijing itinerary I was flying Cathay Dragon's A330 business class from Hong Kong to Beijing. While I had flown Cathay Dragon first class before, this was my first time in their business class. As I outlined in the introduction…

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American 777 First Class – 5

Review: American Airlines 777 First Class

Now it's time for a review of American's infamous Dallas to Hong Kong flight... As I outlined in the introduction post, the outbound portion of this trip was a paid ticket. I had booked a roundtrip ticket from Miami to Beijing, with the outbound in paid…

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American Flagship Lounge Dfw – 5

Review: American Flagship Lounge Dallas DFW

While my flight to Hong Kong was only departing at 10:40AM, I got to the airport at around 4:30AM, so that I could get to the Flagship Lounge right when it opened (so that I could photograph it while it was still empty). Over the past several years,…

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