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Hawaiian Airlines Opens Honolulu-Fukuoka Route

Hawaiian Airlines Opens Honolulu-Fukuoka Route

Hawaiian Airlines has opened a new route between Honolulu and Fukuoka, Japan. Hawaiian is now the only carrier providing year-round flights between Honolulu and Fukuoka.
Hawaiian Flight 453 departs Honolulu International Airport at 1:30 pm and arrives at Fukuoka Airport at 7:00 pm, local time, the next day. Return flight 454 departs Fukuoka at 9:00 pm and arrives in Honolulu at 10:20 am the same day. The flights will initially be …

JetBlue Adds Japan Airlines Codeshare

JetBlue Adds Japan Airlines Codeshare

JetBlue and Japan Airlines have announced plans to codeshare. This will allow customers to make reservations with Japan Airlines codes on JetBlue operated flights.
Codesharing will begin April 18, for flights on or after April 22.
The codeshare agreement comes as Japan Airlines begins service from Boston’s Logan International Airport to Tokyo’s Narita International Airport aboard the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the only nonstop flight between New England and Asia. Japan Airlines currently …

JAL Takes Delivery of First Two Boeing 787 Dreamliners

JAL Takes Delivery of First Two Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Japan Airlines has received its first two Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners.  The airline took delivery of the new aircraft in Seattle on March 25, and the planes arrived at Tokyo Narita and Haneda airports on March 27.
Yoshiharu Ueki, president of JAL Group, received the keys to both aircraft from Jim Albaugh, CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, during a March 26 delivery ceremony in Seattle.
The new Boeing 787 Dreamliners will go into …

JAL and Air Berlin Begin Codeshare

JAL and Air Berlin Begin Codeshare

Japan Airlines, a member of the oneworld alliance, and Air Berlin have begun a new code share agreement.
Air Berlin’s six-times-weekly flights between Berlin and Frankfurt will carry JAL’s flight code starting February 12 and are now available for sale.
Air Berlin is scheduled to become a member of the oneworld alliance in March.

First DoubleTree to Open in Japan

First DoubleTree to Open in Japan

Hilton will open its first DoubleTree by Hilton in mid-2012 in Naha, the capital of Okinawa, in the city’s central business district and opposite the Okinawa Monorail station.  The hotel is conveniently located 11 minutes from Naha Airport by monorail and within walking distance of the ferry terminal.
The Kokusai Dori shopping district is one kilometer away as are many Okinawa government offices.
There are over 280 DoubleTree hotels in 23 countries …