Narita 2020 Expansion

Old Oct 30, 19, 1:33 am
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Narita 2020 Expansion

https://press.jal.co.jp/en/release/201910/005371.html

  • JL is moving up the NRT-VVO launch so its ahead of NH and NH can stop claiming they are the first Japanese carrier to launch this route. JL will serve 3x weekly from Feb 28 2020 and the service will go daily from Mar 29 2020
  • NRT-BLR (SS8 with C and Y) as announced previously will start from Mar 29 2020
  • NRT-SFO with SS8 (C and Y only) from March 29 2020
  • 2nd daily NRT-GUM with SS6 from July 1 2020

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Old Oct 30, 19, 5:33 am
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Unless NH change their start date....

SFO is a bit surprising. Taking on UA and NH?
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Old Oct 30, 19, 10:56 am
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Originally Posted by CPH-Flyer View Post
Unless NH change their start date....

SFO is a bit surprising. Taking on UA and NH?
Judging by the pricing on JL1/2 when originating from SFO, there must be a sizable customer base in the Bay Area.
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Old Oct 30, 19, 4:05 pm
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Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
Judging by the pricing on JL1/2 when originating from SFO, there must be a sizable customer base in the Bay Area.
I did not look at the timing of the flights, but is it to connect Silicon Valley to the new Bangalore route?
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Old Oct 30, 19, 4:07 pm
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Originally Posted by CPH-Flyer View Post
I did not look at the timing of the flights, but is it to connect Silicon Valley to the new Bangalore route?
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Yup
I am surprised they did not go for bigger J cabins then....
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Originally Posted by CPH-Flyer View Post
I am surprised they did not go for bigger J cabins then....
It’s the same config for both flights
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Originally Posted by JALPak View Post
Itís the same config for both flights
The comment was applicable to both flights
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Originally Posted by CPH-Flyer View Post
I am surprised they did not go for bigger J cabins then....
Maybe some improvement in the future for the SFO Sakura Lounge at least...
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Old Oct 30, 19, 5:55 pm
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Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
Maybe some improvement in the future for the SFO Sakura Lounge at least...
Yeah, that would be long over due. Or do a joint lounge with Cathay, and just close the current Sakura lounge. It is kind of interesting that JAL has had a lounge for 1 flight a day. Even with two flights a day, having their won lounge is not that usual.
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Old Oct 30, 19, 6:29 pm
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Originally Posted by CPH-Flyer View Post
Yeah, that would be long over due. Or do a joint lounge with Cathay, and just close the current Sakura lounge. It is kind of interesting that JAL has had a lounge for 1 flight a day. Even with two flights a day, having their won lounge is not that usual.
FRA has Sakura and F
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FRA has Sakura and F
True. But Singapore with how many flights does not. Paris does not, and it had two flights for quite a while. No lounge in London either.
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Originally Posted by JALPak View Post
https://press.jal.co.jp/en/release/201910/005371.html
  • JL is moving up the NRT-VVO launch so its ahead of NH and NH can stop claiming they are the first Japanese carrier to launch this route. JL will serve 3x weekly from Feb 28 2020 and the service will go daily from Mar 29 2020
  • NRT-BLR (SS8 with C and Y) as announced previously will start from Mar 29 2020
  • NRT-SFO with SS8 (C and Y only) from March 29 2020
  • 2nd daily NRT-GUM with SS6 from July 1 2020
Is it just an oversight that they left PE out of the SS8 routes, or itís really a 2-class cabin SS8?
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Is it just an oversight that they left PE out of the SS8 routes, or itís really a 2-class cabin SS8?
E12 config
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Originally Posted by rustykettel View Post
Thanks. Wish they had the E11 config, I like to buy PE rather than E.
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