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JAL to Launch Additional London and Bangkok Flights

JAL to Launch Additional London and Bangkok Flights

Japan Airlines announced that it plans to increase the frequency on two of its long-standing routes from Tokyo.
Beginning October 29 this year, the carrier will add a second daily flight to its route between Tokyo Haneda and London Heathrow. The extra flight will depart Tokyo at 2:45 a.m. and arrive in London at 6:25 a.m., with return flights scheduled to depart at 9:30 a.m. and arrive at 6:25 a.m. the …

AirAsia X Begins Kuala Lumpur-Osaka-Honolulu Route

AirAsia X Begins Kuala Lumpur-Osaka-Honolulu Route

AirAsia X, a long-haul subsidiary of AirAsia, announced the launch of new service to Honolulu from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with a stopover in Osaka, Japan. The carrier will operate the route four times a week.
Flights will depart from Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, arriving at Osaka’s Kansai International Airport at 9:25 p.m. From Osaka, flights will then depart for Honolulu International Airport …

Air Canada to Link Vancouver with Nagoya, Frankfurt, Add 9 Additional International Routes

Air Canada to Link Vancouver with Nagoya, Frankfurt, Add 9 Additional International Routes

Air Canada announced the launch of new seasonal service from Vancouver to Nagoya, Japan and Frankfurt, Germany. In addition, the airline plans to launch nine additional new international routes from Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal this summer.
The flights to Nagoya will be offered four times a week and will be operated using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, while flights to Frankfurt will be operated daily using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners. On June 8, Air …

JAL Begins Tokyo Haneda-JFK Flights

JAL Begins Tokyo Haneda-JFK Flights

Japan Airlines announced the launch of new daily service between Tokyo Haneda and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The new route will complement the carrier’s daily flights between Tokyo Narita and JFK.
Flights will depart Tokyo at 10:40 a.m. and arrive in New York at 10:35 a.m. Flights from New York to Tokyo are scheduled to depart at 1:10 p.m. and arrive at 4:25 p.m. the next day.
JAL will …

JAL to Open Revamped Lounge at Okinawa Airport

JAL to Open Revamped Lounge at Okinawa Airport

Japan Airlines announced that it will reopen the Sakura Lounge at Okinawa Naha Airport on February 28 following renovations to the space. Ryu Kosaka, the interior designer, is also responsible for the carrier’s international lounges at Tokyo Haneda and its domestic lounges at Sapporo New Chitose Airport.
The lounge will be 20% larger than the previous version, and an additional seven seats will be added, bringing the total number to 85. …

Japan Airlines to Provide Free Internet on All Domestic Routes

Japan Airlines to Provide Free Internet on All Domestic Routes

Japan Airlines announced that it will offer complimentary in-flight Wi-Fi on all domestic flights between February 1 and August 31.
The carrier currently offers passengers 15 minutes of free Internet on domestic flights.
Passengers will be able to access in-flight videos and music through their personal devices.
All 77 of Japan Airlines’ domestic aircraft are equipped with in-flight Wi-Fi.
Japan Airlines is the country’s flag carrier and second largest airline after All Nippon Airways. …

JAL to Begin Tokyo Haneda-JFK Route

JAL to Begin Tokyo Haneda-JFK Route

Japan Airlines announced that it plans to launch new daily Tokyo Haneda-New York service on April 1.
Flights will depart Tokyo at 10:40 a.m. and arrive at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport at 10:35 a.m. From New York, flights are scheduled to depart at 1:10 p.m. and arrive at 4:25 p.m. the next day.
Japan Airlines will operate the route using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. THe carrier’s 777-300ERs are equipped with …