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Jetstar Japan Brings Scheduled Flights to Shimojishima After 25 Years

In October 2017, Mitsubishi Estate started construction of a new terminal at Shimojishima airport in Okinawa. When announcing the construction, they also mentioned their slogan for the terminal-to-be: Your resort starts from the Airport. Having just landed at Shimojishima airport on the first scheduled flight to arrive therein almost 25 years, I can say the …

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Delta Air Lines Announces Plans to Launch Seattle - Osaka Route in 2019

Delta Air Lines Announces Plans to Launch Seattle – Osaka Route in 2019

Yesterday, Delta Air Lines announced that it plans to launch scheduled flights between Seattle in the United States and Osaka Kansai airport in Japan in 2019. Delta Air Lines’ Second Route to Osaka Kansai Airport While the exact start date and schedule of the new route haven’t been announced yet, the airline plans to operate …

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Emirates to Upgrade Dubai - Osaka Kansai to Airbus A380 in October 2018

Emirates to Upgrade Dubai – Osaka Kansai to Airbus A380 in October 2018

In a Facebook post published several hours ago, Emirates announced that it would upgrade the aircraft type serving its Dubai – Osaka Kansai route to an Airbus A380 starting from October 28, 2018. From then on, the “superjumbo” will fly between the two cities daily instead of the currently scheduled Boeing 777-300ER with the following …

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Air Do to Consider International Flights as Part of Its 2018 - 2020 Midterm Plan

Air Do to Consider International Flights as Part of Its 2018 – 2020 Midterm Plan

Yesterday, Air Do released its midterm plan (for years 2018 to 2020). While it included the usual things such as the fact that they expect their profits to grow over the next three years, there was one line that stood out in the release to me. Air Do and International Flights The part of the …

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JAL 767-300ER to Receive Decals Commemorating the 35th Anniversary of Tokyo Disney Resort

JAL 767-300ER to Receive Decals Commemorating the 35th Anniversary of Tokyo Disney Resort

Earlier today, Japan Airlines and Oriental Land, the operator of Tokyo Disney Resort, jointly announced that one of the airline’s Boeing 767-300ER aircraft will get decorated with decals commemorating the 35th anniversary of Tokyo Disney Resort. ‘JAL Celebration Express’ and Other Disney Liveries The 767-300ER registered JA612J is expected to enter into service in the …

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ANA Unveils Details of New Honolulu Lounge That It Plans to Open in Spring 2019

ANA Unveils Details of New Honolulu Lounge That It Plans to Open in Spring 2019

A couple of months ago, I wrote about the details of the three A380s that ANA has on order. Besides the aircraft’s seats featuring some minor enhancements compared to ANA’s existing aircraft, the most interesting part about the A380s is that each of the three will be in a different livery and that the aircraft …

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AirAsia X to Increase Frequency on Osaka Kansai - Honolulu to Daily

AirAsia X to Increase Frequency on Osaka Kansai – Honolulu to Daily

Earlier today, AirAsia X announced that it would increase the frequency of its Osaka Kansai – Honolulu route from four-times-a-week to daily starting in August 2018. D71/2: Kuala Lumpur – Osaka Kansai – Honolulu and Back AirAsia X’s flights between Osaka Kansai and Honolulu were launched back in June 2017 as an extension of the …

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Japan Airlines Outlines Its Plans to Start a Medium and Long-Haul Low-Cost Carrier in 2020

Japan Airlines Outlines Its Plans to Start a Medium and Long-Haul Low-Cost Carrier in 2020

In a press release published yesterday, Japan Airlines outlined its plans to start a new medium and long-haul low-cost carrier. The airline’s intent to start such an airline has been known for several weeks, but some new important details solidifying the plan were announced yesterday. JAL’s New Medium and Long-Haul Low-Cost Carrier While the new …

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Each of ANAs Upcoming A380s Will Wear a Different Livery (...and Some More Details)

Each of ANAs Upcoming A380s Will Wear a Different Livery (…and Some More Details)

Over a year ago, I wrote about ANA revealing Flying Honu, the special livery that one of their A380s will wear. At that time, I believed the first aircraft would wear the special livery with the other two wearing the standard ANA livery. As such, I was disappointed when ANA announced that all three aircraft …

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