Emirates to launch Haneda flights

Emirates has announced plans to launch a new service to Tokyo Haneda airport later this year. Commencing on 3 June 2013, the Dubai-based airline will offer direct daily flights to Japan’s…

Flight boost for Haneda

Tokyo's Haneda airport could become a 24-hour hub for international flights, opening up to daytime flights linking Japan with North America and Europe, the Japan Times has…

Passenger traffic up 2% in APAC

s Passenger traffic in Asia-Pacific recorded moderate growth in March at 2.0% and a slight decline at -0.3% in the Middle East. This was revealed by the Airports Council International…

羽田机场实现8千万客流量

东京羽田机场于去年接待了约8001万人次旅客。机场运营商,日本机场航站集团于本月10日表示,2016年去年旅客接待量增长了6.4%,也是机场历史上首次突破8千万旅客大关。 这一增长由羽田机场国际航班的扩张拉动,尤其是2016年往返美国的国际航线增长了19.1%至1520万人次。…

C-3PO takes off with ANA

He is, famously, fluent in over six million different forms of communication, and now he can fly! C-3PO, the golden protocol droid from the Star Wars moves, has been painted on one of…

夏威夷航空直飞东京羽田

夏威夷航空近日宣布,将开通科纳-东京羽田直飞航班,首航时间为今年12月20日。 5月,美国运输部批准了夏威夷航空的开航申请,一周三趟科纳-羽田定期航班,同时12月21日将升级HNL至羽田为一周四趟航班。 夏威夷航空总裁兼首席执行官Mark Dunkerley表示,自从6年前开通了首条羽田直航航班后,夏威夷航空已经通过该航线为夏威夷带来了近1百万人次旅客。…

Hilton opens in Tokyo Bay

Hilton has announced the opening of a new hotel in Odaiba, overlooking Tokyo Bay. The 15-storey Hilton Tokyo Odaiba offers views of the bay and access to the rest of Tokyo via from…

Delta to fly LA-Shanghai

Delta Air Lines will commence a new service between Los Angeles and Shanghai this summer. Launching on 9 July 2015, the route will be operated daily using a 291-seat Boeing 777-200LR…

Qantas expands in Japan

Qantas will launch two new daily flights to Tokyo next year, in a major expansion of services into Japan. Commencing on 31 July 2015, the Australian carrier will operate a new daily…

AirAsia X flies to Narita

AirAsia X is expanding into Japan with the launch of its inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur to the city's Narita International Airport. The route, which commenced on Friday, will now be…

PAL adds Japanese routes

Philippine Airlines (PAL) will expand its Japanese operations later this year, with the launch of flights connecting Cebu with Osaka and Nagoya. Commencing on 19 December 2014, the…

THAI flies to Sendai

Thai Airways International (THAI) will launch its first direct flights to the Japanese city of Sendai next week. Commencing on 3 December 2013, the Bangkok-based national carrier will…

JAL posts US$830m profit

Japan Airlines (JAL) has posted a strong set of results for the first half of its 2013-14 financial year. The company generated net profits of JPY81.9 billion (US$833 million) in the…

Asian aviation tidbits

Asiana to add Indonesia flights Asiana Airlines has announced plans to launch two new routes to Indonesia. From 19 July 2013, the South Korean carrier will commence daily flights…

Dreamliner battery ‘fixed’

Boeing is believed to have found a solution to the battery problem which has grounded all 50 of its B787 Dreamliner aircraft. Ray Conner, President & CEO of the US planemaker’s…

ANA to launch new domestic routes

All Nippon Airways (ANA) will launch two new domestic routes this summer, as well as resuming and increasing services on several other sectors. From the onset of the northern summer…

Japanese airlines ground Dreamliners

Japan Airlines (JAL) and All Nippon Airways (ANA) have grounded their entire Dreamliner fleets, after one of ANA’s aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing due to a suspected…

ANA halts Narita-Seoul services

ANA has announced plans to suspend its service between Tokyo’s Narita airport and Seoul (Incheon) from 31 March. The decision to suspend the service reflects the marked decline in demand…

ANA to order 11 more Dreamliners

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has revealed plans to order 11 more Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The new deal will make the Tokyo-based carrier the world's largest operator of the Dreamliner, with a…

THAI to launch Sapporo flights

Thai Airways International (THAI) has announced plans to launch flights to Sapporo. Commencing 30 October 2012, the national carrier will offer direct flights to the northern Japanese city…

JAL, BA expand cooperation

Japan Airlines and British Airways have announced the expansion of their codeshare arrangement, plus the sale of joint fares. At present, the airlines codeshare on a total of 23 routes,…

JAL to fly Dreamliner to Helsinki

Japan Airlines (JAL) has unveiled plans to launch flights from Tokyo’s Narita airport to Helsinki. The airline will initially serve the Finnish capital four times a week (Mondays, Tuesdays,…

Asian Aviation Briefs

China to build 82 new airports China will build 82 new airports by 2015 in an effort to provide transport links to remote rural areas. Speaking at a news conference in Shanghai recently,…

ANA grounds Dreamliners

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has been forced to ground five of its 11 Boeing 787 Dreamliners due to an engine problem. The Japanese carrier, which was the launch customer for the B787, said…

ANA grounds Dreamliners

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has been forced to ground five of its 11 Boeing 787 Dreamliners due to an engine problem. The Japanese carrier, which was the launch customer for the B787, said the…

JAL gets green light for European JV

Japan Airlines (JAL) has been granted permission to form a new joint venture with the International Airlines Group (IAG) for flights between Europe and Japan. Japan's Ministry of Land,…

EVA expands Hello Kitty jet services

EVA Air will serve two new destinations with its special Hello Kitty jets from May 2012. The airline will use two new themed Airbus A330-300s on flights between Taipei’s Songshan airport…

JAL boosts Delhi flights

Japan Airlines (JAL) will increase its services to New Delhi from four to five flights a week from 30 October 2011. The carrier will add a new Thursday service from Tokyo's Narita airport,…

SIA traffic drops in June

Singapore Airlines (SIA) recorded a 0.4% year-on-year decline in passengertraffic, measured in revenue passenger kilometres (RPK), in June 2011. Thecarrier expanded its capacity 4.7%…

SIA boosts Asian schedules

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is increasing the frequency of services to several points in Southeast Asia, North Asia, the Indian subcontinent during the Northern Winter operating season (30…

JAL cuts domestic capacity

Japan Airlines (JAL) has continued reducing its capacity in the wake of the 11 March disasters, which have severely impacted demand. Following the announcement last week that a series of…

JAL offers unpaid leave

Following the reduction in capacity in the wake of the recent disasters in Japan, the country's national carrier, Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced that it will offer unpaid leave to…

JAL applies for AA deal

Japan Airlines (JAL) wants to enter an agreement to work more closely with American Airlines (AA). Under the deal, the two airlines would work together on flights between North America…

Air China expands route map

BEIJING, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- In step with the speedy recovery of the Chinese aviation industry over the past six months, Air China has announced that it will be expanding…

JAL gets lucky flight numbers

Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced today that it will reorganise the flight numbers of several of its international passenger flights from 28 March 2010 in preparation for the anticipated…

ANA delays LCC launch

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan's second-largest airline, may delay the start of a low-cost carrier (LCC) it planned to begin as early as this month following a slump in…

JAL’s eco-jet

Japan Airlines has decorated a 777-200 aircraft with a 'green' design to help in raising people's awareness of the issue of climate change and global warming. Called the JAL Eco…

JAL reviews structure

A number of strategies have been implemented including thedownsizing of its aircraft and shift to high profit routes. The airline said theintroduction of first class on domestic flights and…
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