This is part one of a four part trip report featuring my flights around Asia over the summer.

The Four Flights:

Flight One:
[Flight Information]
Aircraft: Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Registration: N831AN
Airline: American Airlines
Date: Early June 2019
Flight Time: 10 hours 30 minutes
From: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
To: Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND)
Seat: 6L



  • The 787 is truly a fantastic aircraft to fly on. American Airlines’ was no exception. The business class seat manufactured by Collins Aerospace is a huge step up in terms of comfort, spaciousness, and privacy compared to the custom-made Concept D by Zodiac featured on American’s 787-8s and select 777-200s. The takeoff (in the video) was stunning with an amazing wing view and had condensation form over the wing. My