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SHUNSUKE IWAIさん: SIW
ハンドル名SHUNSUKE IWAI さん
ブログタイトルSIW
ブログURLhttp://shunsukeiwai.blogspot.com/
サイト紹介文WELCOME ABOARD.
自由文Creative Director. Singer. Hotel maniac. Airplane geek. Frequent flyer. Not a pilot, yet.
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更新頻度(1年)情報提供208回 / 365日(平均4.0回/週) - 参加 2009/04/26 01:38

SHUNSUKE IWAI さんのブログ記事

  • UNUSUAL BOARDING
  • As I imagined, there was a little bit of tension in the air around the gate area. It was not your everyday boarding. Because I was
    departing for Tel Aviv, Israel.予想通り、ゲートエリア周辺にはちょっとした緊張感が漂っていた。い
    つものボーディングとは違う。イスラエルのテルアビブ行きに乗るので。Contrastingly, the cabin was alm
    ost empty and had a calmness. Aeroflot gave their 777-300s B/E Aerospace (re [続きを読む]
  • PYOTR KAPITSA
  • Flying to Moscow Sheremetyevo on an A330 of Aeroflot named after Pyotor Kapitsa, a Nobel-winning Soviet physicist.ノーベル物理学賞を受賞したソビエトの物理学者、ピョートル・カピッツァの名を冠したアエロフロートのA330でモスクワ・シェレメチボに向かう。I felt their catering got better these days. That means their only problem was almost solved.アエロの機内食は最近良くなったと感じる。つまり、彼らの唯一 [続きを読む]
  • MY ROUTINE AT NARITA
  • Good morning, Narita. As always, once I went through passport control, I immediately started bird-watching. First, I found a 777-3
    00 with KLM Asia livery. KLM Asia's 747, which you can no longer see at Narita, is here.おはよう、成田。パスポー
    トコントロールを通過したら、いつものようにすぐにバードウォッチングを始める。まず目につ
    いたのは、KLM Asia塗装の777-300。成田ではもう見ることができなくなったKLM [続きを読む]
  • OVER THE LAKES AND FAR AWAY
  • Departing Sea-Tac for Narita viewing two beautiful Icelandair 757s in Hekla Aurora livery.へクラ・オーロラ塗装をまとった、アイスランド航空の757が2機。その美しい機体を見ながら成田へ出発。Climbing over Boeing Field and the Museum of Flight. Lockheed Super Constellation in the Airpark is clearly visible.ボーイングフィールド、そしてミュージアム・オブ・フライトの上をクライム。エアパークにいるロッキード [続きを読む]
  • THE ART OF AN AIRCRAFT SWAP
  • Flying back to NRT. I boarded a 767-300 as usual...成田に戻る。いつものように767-300に搭乗して・・・...and took my usual seat 7D. Then something unusual happened. They found the lavatory system on the plane was inoperatable. We had to deplane.いつもの7Dに座ったら、いつもとはちょっと違うことが起きた。トイレのシステムが壊れていることが発覚。降機しなくてはならない。They said the departure of our Nari [続きを読む]
  • DELTA'S NEW SKY CLUB IN SEA-TAC
  • Visited Delta's brand-new Sky Club inside the Sea-Tac terminal. This lounge, which is the first step in Delta's huge inv
    estment in Seattle, is spacious, right next to the security, and raised the bar for airline lounges in the US.シータックの
    ターミナルにできたデルタの真新しいスカイクラブを初めて使ってみた。このラウンジは、シア
    トルへのデルタの巨大な投資の第一歩。セキュリティのすぐ隣にあって、中はか [続きを読む]
  • RADISSON HOTEL SEATTLE AIRPORT (2)
  • Like last time, I walked from the Sea-Tac terminal and checked into the Radisson for one night transit stay. It's nothing fan
    cy but cozy and functional. And I like it.トランジットで一泊するために、前回同様シータックのターミナ
    ルから歩いてラディソンにチェックイン。ごくごく普通のホテルだが、居心地が良くて機能的な
    ので気に入っている。I've got a Marriott-view room.今日の部屋は、マリオットビュー。 [続きを読む]
  • A BUS RIDE ON THE TARMAC
  • Enjoyed seeing the LAX tarmac from a slightly unusual perspective on an inter-terminal shuttle bus.ターミナル間をつなぐシャトルバスに乗って、いつもとはちょっとだけ違う角度からLAXのターマックを眺める。An Alaska logo jet honoring the country’s veterans with a typical LAX sight as background. The phrase “Honoring Those Who Serve" is displayed on the fuselage of this 737-900.典型的なLAXの風景の前に [続きを読む]
  • COFFEE AND THE SEA
  • Drove down to Redondo Beach. Walked along the pier. Then, had a business meeting at a cozy coffee shop. A nice LA day.レドンドビーチまでドライブして、ピアの周りを散歩して、居心地の良いコーヒーショップでビジネスミーティング。なかなか良い、LAでの一日。 [続きを読む]
  • THE BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL PART2
  • At first, I thought they could be a snobby place. But I found it was actually a pretty nice hotel with an atmosphere similar to th
    ose of European grand hotels, and great hospitality that makes you want to come back again.はじめはかなりスノッブな所
    だろうと想像していた。でも実際は、ヨーロッパのグランドホテルに似た雰囲気と、また泊まり
    たいと思わせる素晴らしいホスピタリティがある、かなり良いホテルだっ [続きを読む]
  • THE BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL PART1
  • I remember I wrote an essay inspired by the mysterious lyrics of the Eagles' song Hotel California as homework when I was a j
    unior-high student. And I could finally check into the hotel featured on the cover art of the album which includes the song.中学
    生の頃、イーグルスのホテルカリフォルニアのミステリアスな歌詞にインスパイアされた作文を
    宿題として提出した記憶がある。その曲が入ったアルバムのカバー [続きを読む]
  • MY BIG CAT IN LA
  • I could get a Jaguar XF at Hertz LAX. The last time I drove a Jaguar was almost 30 years ago and that was when my dad let me sit b
    ehind the wheel of his silver XJ6 (XJ40). I think I was a university student at that time. They say the XJ40 was the last car whic
    h company founder Sir William Lyons had contributed to during its development phase.LAXのハーツでジャガーのXFをもら
    えた。前回ジャガーのハン [続きを読む]
  • MY BIG CAT IN LA
  • I could get a Jaguar XF at Hertz LAX. The last time I drove a Jaguar was almost 30 years ago and that was when my dad let me sit b
    ehind the wheel of his silver XJ6 (XJ40). I think I was a university student at that time. They say the XJ40 was the last car whic
    h company founder Sir William Lyons had contributed to during its development phase.LAXのハーツでジャガーのXFをもら
    えた。前回ジャガーのハン [続きを読む]
  • UPGAUGED
  • Flying to LAX. This route was formerly operated as the red-eye with the 767-300, but Delta acquired daytime slots at Haneda and m
    oved its departure time to the afternoon. At the same time, they changed its flight number and upgauged to the 777 that has a herr
    ingbone seat configuration. I miss the time-machine-esque overnight operation which allowed you to arrive at LAX on previous day e
    ven though [続きを読む]
  • UPGAUGED
  • Flying to LAX. This route was formerly operated as the red-eye with the 767-300, but Delta acquired daytime slots at Haneda and m
    oved its departure time to the afternoon. At the same time, they changed its flight number and upgauged to the 777 that has a herr
    ingbone seat configuration. I miss the time-machine-esque overnight operation which allowed you to arrive at LAX on previous day e
    ven though [続きを読む]
  • AN AFTERNOON AT HANEDA
  • 2 hours before departure. There is nothing special going on around the international terminal. According to my favorite app, my De
    lta bird is soon coming down to the ground.出発2時間前。国際線ターミナルの周りでは、特に変わったこと
    は何も起きていない。愛用しているアプリケーションによると、僕が乗るデルタ機はまもなく地
    上に降りてくる。 [続きを読む]
  • AN AFTERNOON AT HANEDA
  • 2 hours before departure. There is nothing special going on around the international terminal. According to my favorite app, my De
    lta bird is soon coming down to the ground.出発2時間前。国際線ターミナルの周りでは、特に変わったこと
    は何も起きていない。愛用しているアプリケーションによると、僕が乗るデルタ機はまもなく地
    上に降りてくる。 [続きを読む]
  • FLYING ON THE THAI GIANT PART3
  • After having a late night snack...夜食を食べてから・・・I went to bed.おやすみなさい。Then breakfast. They served fresh fruit and a bowl of congee which has a delicate taste.そして朝食。フレッシュフルーツと、繊細な味のお粥。Arrived at Narita saying good morning to a team of Komatsu pushback tugs that belongs to ANA.成田に到着。ANAに所属するコマツのトーイングカーチームにおはよう。 [続きを読む]
  • FLYING ON THE THAI GIANT PART3
  • After having a late night snack...夜食を食べてから・・・I went to bed.おやすみなさい。Then breakfast. They served fresh fruit and a bowl of congee which has a delicate taste.そして朝食。フレッシュフルーツと、繊細な味のお粥。Arrived at Narita saying good morning to a team of Komatsu pushback tugs that belongs to ANA.成田に到着。ANAに所属するコマツのトーイングカーチームにおはよう。 [続きを読む]
  • FLYING ON THE THAI GIANT PART2
  • Take-off live streamed from the onboard camera.オンボードカメラによるテイクオフのライブストリーミング。Four engines are always better than two engines. Especially when they are Rolls-Royce.いつだって4エンジンは2エンジンよりも良い。とりわけそれがロールスロイスなら。I explored the cabin. This is the first class lounge section during cruise.キャビンを探検。こちらはクルージング時のファーストクラスのラ [続きを読む]
  • FLYING ON THE THAI GIANT PART2
  • Take-off live streamed from the onboard camera.オンボードカメラによるテイクオフのライブストリーミング。Four engines are always better than two engines. Especially when they are Rolls-Royce.いつだって4エンジンは2エンジンよりも良い。とりわけそれがロールスロイスなら。I explored the cabin. This is the first class lounge section during cruise.キャビンを探検。こちらはクルージング時のファーストクラスのラ [続きを読む]
  • FLYING ON THE THAI GIANT PART1
  • This is my first time to fly on Thai's A380.タイ国際航空のA380で初めて飛ぶ。A stairway to heaven―French version(US version is here). I went up to the upper deck.天国への階段のフランス版(アメリカ版はこちら)。アッパーデッキへ向かう。I've chosen 2K, which is recommended by SeatGuru.確保しておいた席は、SeatGuruが薦める2K。They gave me pajamas. Yes, this is a red-eye. THAI A380-800 BKK-NRT. The 690t [続きを読む]
  • FLYING ON THE THAI GIANT PART1
  • This is my first time to fly on Thai's A380.タイ国際航空のA380で初めて飛ぶ。A stairway to heaven―French version(US version is here). I went up to the upper deck.天国への階段のフランス版(アメリカ版はこちら)。アッパーデッキへ向かう。I've chosen 2K, which is recommended by SeatGuru.確保しておいた席は、SeatGuruが薦める2K。They gave me pajamas. Yes, this is a red-eye. THAI A380-800 BKK-NRT. The 690t [続きを読む]
  • ROYAL ORCHID SPA
  • Took a massage at Royal Orchid Spa, a facility exclusively for TG's Royal First and Royal Silk Class passengers, before board
    ing. Even in Don Muang era, Bangkok's international airport had a nice massage service at its airside. And TG brought it to a
    nother level with this spa.ボーディングの前にロイヤルオーキッドスパでマッサージ。ここを利用でき
    るのは、TGのロイヤルファーストとロイヤルシルククラスの [続きを読む]