An Osaka airport is opening up a new lounge – for passengers of the four-legged variety

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Off topic but I have an interesting story to share about the last time I flew thru ITM.

I was running late for my Osaka - Tokyo flight and missed my connecting train. I ended up walking in the door to the airport 15 mins prior to my flight departure time.

Went to the counter expecting the “I’m sorry” response and to be booked on next flight. Well, my appearance freaked everyone out and they frantically scurried me through the bag check and boarding pass and to security. I ran for the plane and was last to board before they closed the door behind me.

15 mins from door to plane. AND my bag made it too!

Just try doing that at an American airport.


Each animal is assigned a different lettered section. Obviously dogs will use the bARK.

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