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New Budget Airline, Air Japan, Takes off with Tokyo-Bangkok Route

written by Admin August 8, 2023
New Budget Airline, Air Japan, Takes off with Tokyo-Bangkok Route

Air Japan – a new Japanese airline for medium-haul international routes under ANA Holdings – will enter service on 9 February 2024, with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner fleet serving the route between Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT) and Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK).

The budget carrier aims to seeks to meet the diverse needs of leisure and business travellers by providing passengers with the freedom to select and customise their services. It is touted to have the quality of a full-service carrier and the convenience of a low-cost carrier.

Airfares and schedule

Air Japan’s inaugural flight between Tokyo Narita and Bangkok will take off from 9 February 2024, offering six flights a week before operating daily flights in April 2024. The flights will depart from Narita Airport’s Terminal 1, providing easy connections to flights operated by ANA Group airlines.

The one-way fares departing from Tokyo Narita will start at 15,500 yen (US$109), with three fare options: Simple, Standard, and Selected, catering to diverse customer needs.

A taste of Japan

Air Japan will offer a wide variety of in-flight meal options, including 13 different types available for purchase at the time of ticket reservation.

These meals will reflect the tastes and culture of Japan, with options for vegetarian and other dietary preferences. Meals passengers can opt for include charcoal-grilled chicken rice bowl with fluffy and creamy egg, chicken namban rice bowl served with sunrise tartar sauce; sushi box; omusubi rice ball bento, grilled chicken salad with balsamic dressing.

Additionally, in-flight purchase menus will feature Japan’s regional delicacies, contributing to the reduction of food waste.

Entertainment and comfort

Passengers on Air Japan flights will have access to in-flight WiFi to stream the latest Hollywood movies, children’s programmes, animated cartoons, and Air Japan original videos. The aircraft will be equipped with comfortable seats featuring tablet holders and wide legroom. Amenities like blankets and original goods will also be available for purchase onboard.

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