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May 3, 21, 10:22 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By kentauta

Right. I had initially thought this was an...

Right. I had initially thought this was an original set by JAL using their excess stock of Salon, but turned out the same thing is available from other online stores for less. Surprisingly, this is...
May 2, 21, 8:50 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By kentauta

JAL Shopping is selling Salon

JAL is selling a 7-bottle combo of Salon for JPY 1.1M (~USD 10k). It consists of 2 x 2004, 2 x 2006, 2 x 2007 and 1 x 2008. 2008 is a Magnum (1.5 L) and the rest are the normal bottle (0.75 L).

AA...
Apr 23, 21, 9:44 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By kentauta

The only "preparation" you can do is to either...

The only "preparation" you can do is to either somehow shrink the size of your package or to financially and mentally prepare yourself in case you are asked to pay the fee. If they don't ask for it,...
Apr 6, 21, 1:42 am
Replies: 1
Views: 630
Posted By kentauta

LAX-TYO: no X class inventory through Sep 30?

I am seeing zero X class availability for LAX-TYO through Sep 30. The cheapest business class seat I can find is the expensive C class. Transit at SFO and SAN-TYO seem to be available in X. Does...
Mar 1, 21, 2:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,812
Posted By kentauta

Could this be related to extradition of the two...

Could this be related to extradition of the two men who helped Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan? They were extradited today on JL7 today and are currently on their way to NRT.

Interestingly, the...
Feb 18, 21, 10:04 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,810
Posted By kentauta

It is not clear at this point whether one can...

It is not clear at this point whether one can still be contagious after establishing immunity by vaccination. Unless that changes or herd immunity is established, I believe vaccination of incoming...
Feb 1, 21, 1:48 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,185
Posted By kentauta

I flew to Japan in similar schedule. Flew LAX-KIX...

I flew to Japan in similar schedule. Flew LAX-KIX in early Dec. It was pretty much full since it is the only North America-Osaka route regularly operating these days. This route is probably one of...
Dec 20, 20, 8:58 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 6,168
Posted By kentauta

Flew JL69 (LAX-KIX) recently. I didn't notice to...

Flew JL69 (LAX-KIX) recently. I didn't notice to any crew member who appeared to be non-Japanese.
Dec 17, 20, 8:59 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,810
Posted By kentauta

Almost all U.S. services to resume in March

JL will resume operation of most of the U.S routes at reduced frequencies. The only exception seems to be KIX-LAX which will remain suspended.

Source:...
Nov 22, 20, 6:46 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,455
Posted By kentauta

I remember using it once on SAN-NRT several years...

I remember using it once on SAN-NRT several years ago. It didn't stick on the window well and kept falling off. Since then I have always avoided the sunny side on any long haul.
Nov 22, 20, 6:37 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,455
Posted By kentauta

Related question... Do they still hand out...

Related question... Do they still hand out rubber shades to people on the sunny side of the aircraft to make up for insufficient dimming of the electric shades? I read that was a problem of early...
Nov 21, 20, 2:03 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 7,381
Posted By kentauta

Kyodo is reporting that ZIPAIR is to join JMB. ...

Kyodo is reporting that ZIPAIR is to join JMB.

Source (Japanese):
https://this.kiji.is/702765719386211425
Nov 21, 20, 1:51 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 704
Posted By kentauta

Up to JPY 30k discount on private car service for intl arriving passengers

Just learned that JAL will be offering up to JPY 30,000 discount on private car service with MK group to paid arriving international passengers between Nov 23, 2020 to Jan 31, 2021.

Different...
Nov 17, 20, 2:08 am
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By kentauta

Be careful. The HND-SYD portion will likely be...

Be careful. The HND-SYD portion will likely be normal economy because that route will be operated by 787-8 without premium economy.
Nov 17, 20, 12:09 am
Replies: 627
Views: 221,263
Posted By kentauta

After selecting flights, but before paying, click...

After selecting flights, but before paying, click on "Fare Rules" in the My Trip Summary box. You will see fare basis codes. The first character of a fare basis code is often (but not always) the...
Nov 16, 20, 11:14 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,937
Posted By kentauta

Right.. Connection to HKG at NRT using JAL seems...

Right.. Connection to HKG at NRT using JAL seems pretty bad.


You might be right. I had never seen I class fares, but now I see I class valid from Nov 5, 2021 on Expert Flyer at the same price...
Nov 16, 20, 2:14 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,937
Posted By kentauta

So they do this after jacking up X fare prices...

So they do this after jacking up X fare prices (LAX-TYO is now $5500 w/o fees, probably the highest I have seen last couple of years). Must be so desperate as many other airlines are..
Nov 10, 20, 5:09 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,288
Posted By kentauta

The PR in Japanese says 1 companion of an elite...

The PR in Japanese says 1 companion of an elite can select these seats for free:


https://press.jal.co.jp/ja/release/202011/005848.html
Oct 23, 20, 4:16 pm
Replies: 3,707
Views: 439,402
Posted By kentauta

I read that the quarantine office runs runs a...

I read that the quarantine office runs runs a shuttle bus to take returning passengers (after passing the saliva-based test) starting their 14-day quarantine to hotels in the HND, Kamata, Kawasaki,...
Oct 21, 20, 1:44 am
Replies: 3,707
Views: 439,402
Posted By kentauta

Thanks. Right. I expect delays on the air side...

Thanks. Right. I expect delays on the air side will be reasonably handled by JL but nothing for the ground portion (though they may be kind enough to cover that depending on the circumstances). I...
Oct 20, 20, 8:53 pm
Replies: 3,707
Views: 439,402
Posted By kentauta

I am planning a round trip to Osaka from LAX this...

I am planning a round trip to Osaka from LAX this winter. For the return trip, I must avoid HND-LAX (JL16) since it will use a 787-9 in the E92 config with SS III. To make things worse, ITM-NRT...
Oct 8, 20, 2:02 am
Replies: 28
Views: 7,381
Posted By kentauta

Here is how they have been prepping for that :) ...

Here is how they have been prepping for that :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8xQkr4XA-A
(FA trainees and CEO polishing the cabin)
Oct 6, 20, 1:49 am
Replies: 508
Views: 74,637
Posted By kentauta

It seems they are now accepting cancellations of...

It seems they are now accepting cancellations of travels up to Jan 31, 2021 departure.

https://www.jal.co.jp/jp/en/info/2020/inter/200127_02/index.html
Oct 6, 20, 1:36 am
Replies: 508
Views: 74,637
Posted By kentauta

JL just announced the Nov-Jan intl schedule, and...

JL just announced the Nov-Jan intl schedule, and seats are back online for booking. An interesting change is the addition of JL80xx between NRT and ORD/JFK/DFW for intl connecting passengers.
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Oct 2, 20, 1:29 pm
Replies: 508
Views: 74,637
Posted By kentauta

It looks like many other routes for Nov, Dec, and...

It looks like many other routes for Nov, Dec, and Jan are also currently zeroed out. Maybe JL is in the middle of finalizing schedule for winter.
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