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JAL to set up B788 LCC for International Routes to launch by summer 2020.

JAL to set up B788 LCC for International Routes to launch by summer 2020.

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Old Feb 27, 19, 9:49 am
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They could have named it Matcha.
Matcha Air.

Maybe it would be easier to digest.
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Old Feb 27, 19, 10:30 am
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Originally Posted by jgchiker View Post
They could have named it Matcha.
Matcha Air.

Maybe it would be easier to digest.
thatís too premium, they can call that sencha to match the LCC branding
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Old Feb 28, 19, 2:42 am
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https://www.flightglobal.com/news/ar...ul-lcc-456181/

they may transfer routes over to zip...goodbye YVR-NRT LOL
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Originally Posted by JALPak View Post
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/ar...ul-lcc-456181/

they may transfer routes over to zip...goodbye YVR-NRT LOL
And unserved West Coast routes, that would be PDX, LAS, PHX, or DEN (not strictly west coast but close enough)? Or would they tempt cannibalization with something like SFO-NRT? Maybe alternative airports in existing markets like SJC or SNA?
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Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
And unserved West Coast routes, that would be PDX, LAS, PHX, or DEN (not strictly west coast but close enough)? Or would they tempt cannibalization with something like SFO-NRT? Maybe alternative airports in existing markets like SJC or SNA?
OAK, ONT, and BUR LOL
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Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
And unserved West Coast routes, that would be PDX, LAS, PHX, or DEN (not strictly west coast but close enough)? Or would they tempt cannibalization with something like SFO-NRT? Maybe alternative airports in existing markets like SJC or SNA?
They need routes that they can go out and back in less than 24 hours, so they only need one frame per rotation. I did not study the distances, but DEN is out for sure, and I would guess LAS and PHX as well PDX is already served by Delta and DEN by United so not quite unserved markets.
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They need routes that they can go out and back in less than 24 hours, so they only need one frame per rotation. I did not study the distances, but DEN is out for sure, and I would guess LAS and PHX as well PDX is already served by Delta and DEN by United so not quite unserved markets.
24 hour turn over but there's also maintenance work that they need to perform on the planes. Can't just keep flying 24/7/365.
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Originally Posted by CPH-Flyer View Post
They need routes that they can go out and back in less than 24 hours, so they only need one frame per rotation. I did not study the distances, but DEN is out for sure, and I would guess LAS and PHX as well PDX is already served by Delta and DEN by United so not quite unserved markets.
Unserved by JAL itself was in the article. Really, there's not a whole lot of Western US gateways that aren't served by anyone without getting deep into the weeds.

Completely hair brained speculation- ANC and FAI seasonally.
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Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
Unserved by JAL itself was in the article. Really, there's not a whole lot of Western US gateways that aren't served by anyone without getting deep into the weeds.

Completely hair brained speculation- ANC and FAI seasonally.
thatís a bit too west...west enough to see Russia lol
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Originally Posted by JALPak View Post

thatís a bit too west...west enough to see Russia lol
JAL used to run seasonal charters to FAI for a number of years.

Another point, does the service have to be daily or could be something like 3x weekly, alternating with another destination for the other 3x/4x?

And in the completely speculative department, will the LCC be a OW affiliate or offer any benefits for JAL elite?
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Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
JAL used to run seasonal charters to FAI for a number of years.

Another point, does the service have to be daily or could be something like 3x weekly, alternating with another destination for the other 3x/4x?

And in the completely speculative department, will the LCC be a OW affiliate or offer any benefits for JAL elite?
I expect peach like set up
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I hope they didn't spend too much on that logo! I am looking forward to seeing how the livery turns out. That "Z" could be quite striking on the tail.

Business Profile: To operate the following routes from the 2020 Summer Schedule
- Tokyo (Narita) = Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport
- Tokyo (Narita) = Seoul-Incheon International Airport
16 minutes for the new website to go live. Interesting that the site is a dotcom instead of .co.jp
http://www.zipairtokyo.com
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I guess the marketing people are aiming at the "internet generation" with all those underscores??? I don't think the award winning agency is up for an award here....

Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
I hope they didn't spend too much on that logo! I am looking forward to seeing how the livery turns out. That "Z" could be quite striking on the tail.



16 minutes for the new website to go live. Interesting that the site is a dotcom instead of .co.jp
??????
I would guess once the launch it, they are aiming as much outside as inside Japan for passengers, and that's why it is a dotcom. Or the .co.jp was already taken?
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Old Mar 8, 19, 3:49 am
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All the Z_'s on their website is making me Zzzzzzzz
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