Jal New Uniforms

Japan Airlines Introduces New Uniforms

Japan Airlines has this week unveiled their new employee uniforms, which will debut as of April 2020, just in time for the Tokyo Olympics. Japan Airlines said that in early 2019 they reached out to "customers and fans" requesting comments and opinions…

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Japan Airlines First Class – 54

JAL Awards Now Bookable On American’s Website

There are lots of things that contribute towards a great frequent flyer program. Obviously award redemption rates and award availability are both important, but there’s also something to be said for the ease with which you can search and book award seats.…

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Filed Under: American, Awards
Jal A350

JAL A350 Cabins Revealed: World’s First Domestic A350

Japan Airlines is the latest airline to start taking delivery of the Airbus A350, and there's something that makes their A350s especially interesting. Japan Airlines has 18 Airbus A350-900s on order, and they plan to use these planes exclusively for…

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Zipair Tokyo 787

ZIPAIR Tokyo Reveals Livery & Uniforms

Several weeks ago I wrote about ZIPAIR Tokyo, which is Japan Airlines' new low cost carrier. The airline will be launching in summer 2020 using Boeing 787-8s, and will initially operate flights from Tokyo Narita to Bangkok and Seoul Incheon. While we…

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Japan Airlines Business Class 787 – 4

Review: Japan Airlines Business Class 787 Dallas To Tokyo

We had spent the night prior to our flight at the Grand Hyatt DFW, which is connected to the terminal. So we ended up only arriving at the airport shortly before boarding started. For what it's worth, Japan Airlines passengers have access to the American…

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Jal First Lounge Narita 4

JAL Reveals New Narita First Class Lounge

The timing of this is funny, since just a few days ago I reviewed the Japan Airlines first class lounge at Narita Airport from my visit a few months ago. As I noted, the lounge is totally fine, though also unremarkable, and in most ways feels like a…

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Japan Airlines First Class – 54

Review: Japan Airlines First Class 777 Tokyo To Chicago

Oh, Japan Airlines, how I love thee! At the door I was greeted by the cabin manager, cabin senior, and a trainee. The cabin senior and trainee escorted me to my seat. Japan Airlines' first class cabin consists of a total of eight seats, spread across…

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Trial: Narita Airport Eliminating Security For Some US Passengers

Different airports handle transit security in different ways. For example, if you're flying domestically within most countries and are connecting, you usually don't have to clear security twice, since being screened the first time is sufficient. However,…

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Filed Under: Japan Airlines, Security/TSA
Jal First Class Lounge Narita – 13

Japan Airlines First Class Lounge Tokyo Narita Airport Review

My flight from Tokyo Narita to Chicago was departing at 10:50AM, though I got to the airport plenty early. I had spent the night at the Hilton Tokyo Narita, so figured I might as well go to the airport early and work from there, have breakfast, etc.…

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Filed Under: Airport Lounge Reviews, Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines 777

Japan Airlines Will Open Reservations 360 Days In Advance

Japan Airlines has just announced that they'll be changing the start date for reservations for international flights. As of April 1, 2019, Japan Airlines will start accepting international reservations 360 days in advance, rather than the current 330…

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Japan Airlines 787 Business Class – 2

Impressions Of Japan Airlines 787 Business Class

Hello from Tokyo! i just took the 13 hour Japan Airlines flight from Dallas, and wanted to report back with my initial thoughts. Japan Airlines' 787-9 business class consists of a total of 44 Apex Suites in a 2-2-2 configuration. Apex Suites are among…

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Klm A330 Business Class

BOOKED: KLM Business Class, JAL Business Class, And More!

Since I'm "grounded" this week, I'm taking some time to plan my travel for 2019, and wanted to share the details of a trip I just finalized, which I can't wait for! We actually planned this trip many months ago, so it's the flights that were recently…

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Filed Under: Air France/KLM, Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines 777 First Class – 4

Impressions Of Japan Airlines 777 First Class

I just wrapped up a really fun review trip. I flew from San Francisco to Melbourne in Qantas’ 787 business class, from Melbourne to Singapore in Singapore’s 777 first class, from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur in Singapore’s A350 business class, and then…

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Jal 777

Japan Airlines President Takes Pay Cut Due To Drunk Pilot

Japan Airlines has been in the news over one of their pilots, who was caught trying to board a flight from London to Tokyo nearly 10x over the legal blood alcohol limit for pilots. Just this past week the pilot was sentenced to 10 months in jail in the…

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