The One about Haneda Airport

Before the 1930’s, aviators would use airstrips near beaches at Tokyo Bay to land.  Long ago, Haneda was a town on Tokyo Bay until the Japanese postal ministry purchased the waterfront land from a private seller in order to construct an airport. Haneda airfield would open in 1931 before becoming Japan’s largest civil airport which would handle flights to mainland Japan, Taiwan, Korea and Manchuria.  Until being turned into a […]

Travel Guide: The One about Basic Economy

You booked a flight and got it very cheap and you are now excited. But many travelers are learning that the cheap flight they paid for was “basic economy” and not regular “economy”. And for those who have read about the confusion, frustration or the anger on social media. You have every right to be upset but unfortunately, United Airlines, Delta (who has been doing it since 2012) and American […]

The One about the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) – Tom Bradley International Terminal

When it comes to airports, one of the largest international airports in the United States is the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). And I have been to this airport many times and have seen it change with the times, especially the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) which opened for the 1984 Summer Olympic Games and is named after Tom Bradley, Los Angele’s longest-serving mayor. The terminal hosts 29 airlines and […]

The One about the Fresno Yosemite International Airport

Back in 1942, during World War II, Hammer Field, an airfield used by the United States Army Air Forces’ Fourth Air Force was founded. The airfield would be renamed Fresno Air Terminal with one part for travelers and the other for the California Air National Guard 144th Fighter Wing and is known as Fresno Air National Guard Base. The airport would be feature flights from Trans World Airlines (TWA) and […]

Travel Guide: The One about Purchasing Luggage – Check-In Baggage, Carry On and Personal Items for Travel

For those who are first time travelers and those who have traveled internationally before, there is always a concern about the weight of our luggage and what is allowable by the airline company. A few airline companies have lowered their maximum size limit which makes things a little difficult for those own older luggage but for those who are planning to travel for the first time, shop wisely and know […]

Travel Guide – Japan: The One about JAL Mileage Bank

Are you a frequent flier who often takes flights on Japan Airlines (JAL)? I would definitely take advantage of the JAL Mileage Bank card when flying to destinations around the world. Just book your flight provide your JMB membership number when making your flight reservations, checking into your hotel or when using the service of JMB partner companies. Simply earn miles for flying, for hotel stays, shopping, etc.  And you can […]

The One about Japan Airlines (JAL)

As a frequent traveler, I often like to try different airline companies and stick with them if the experience was fantastic. There have been overseas flights where I have sat with loud people and sat in uncomfortable seats that frankly, getting sleep on a 12-13 hour flight is difficult. Recently, I had the opportunity to fly on Japan Airlines (JAL), known in Japan as Nihon Koku Kabushiki-gaisha. The Airline company […]