Haneda

ANA Launches International Operations at Haneda’s Terminal 2

ANA Launches International Operations at Haneda’s Terminal 2

Although the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games have been postponed to next year, Haneda Airport began international operations at Terminal 2, which previously only served domestic flights.
All Nippon Airways, which operates out of Terminals 2 and 3 at Haneda, made significant improvements to the terminal, including the addition of customs, immigration, and quarantine space as part of the city’s plans to prepare for travelers arriving for the Olympics.
The airline said …

American, Delta, Hawaiian, United Apply for Tokyo Haneda Routes

American, Delta, Hawaiian, United Apply for Tokyo Haneda Routes

American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines, and United Airlines are vying to obtain a limited number of slots to offer service from the United States to Tokyo Haneda Airport.
The 12 new slots will be in addition to the six currently being used by U.S. carriers. American and United each operate one daily non-stop flight to Haneda while Delta and Hawaiian each operate two. American serves Haneda from Los Angeles, …

American Files Objection to DOT Minneapolis-Haneda Decision

American Files Objection to DOT Minneapolis-Haneda Decision

American Airlines filed an objection with the U.S. Department of Transportation Monday following the agency’s decision to award a new route slot from Tokyo’s Haneda Airport to Delta Air Lines, which plans to operate a flight from Minneapolis to Tokyo.
American had proposed new service from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, a route the agency did not authorize. The airline, in a scene that recalls American’s 2014 protest of another Delta route …

Japan Airlines Announces 2013 Schedule, Increases Focus on Haneda

Japan Airlines Announces 2013 Schedule, Increases Focus on Haneda

Japan Airlines has announced changes in its domestic and international schedule for 2013.  Many of the changes capitalize on newly-allotted slots at Tokyo International Airport (Haneda).
JAL is adding a new daily, roundtrip flight between Haneda and Nagoya (Chubu) and is scheduling it so that passengers arriving on late-night international flights or departing on early international flights at Haneda can more easily make connections.  This includes flights from Haneda to Bangkok, …

Lobby Bar – January 4: It Is Balloon, Sheikhs in the Desert, and General Motors Diesel Take 2

Lobby Bar – January 4: It Is Balloon, Sheikhs in the Desert, and General Motors Diesel Take 2

The Lobby Bar – A Weekly Summary of Frequent Business Traveler News and Views
Dreams do come true.  United Airlines became the first U.S. airline to launch international Dreamliner service.  Maybe this really is a change we will like.
There’s a first time for everything.  Dubai International Airport is the world’s first airport to open a dedicated A380 concourse.  But will the shower in first class work while parked at the gate?
Need …

American Airlines First Class Flight 135 New York JFK to Tokyo Haneda – Review

American Airlines First Class Flight 135 New York JFK to Tokyo Haneda – Review

Haneda, more formally  referred to as Tokyo International Airport, is conveniently located in Tokyo proper, only 8.7 miles (14 kilometers) from Tokyo Station, the city’s largest rail terminal.  So why do people fly to Narita International Airport, the city’s main international airport, and spend up to two hours getting into the city when they can fly into an airport that is much more convenient?
The answer is a bit complicated but …

Lobby Bar – December 12: Pop Culture Mania, Ways to Spend Money, and Escaping from it All

Lobby Bar – December 12: Pop Culture Mania, Ways to Spend Money, and Escaping from it All

The Lobby Bar – A Weekly Summary of Frequent Business Traveler News and Views
Preparing the cabin. Hear that often? It’s your last chance to weigh in on the 2013 Business Travel Survey.
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