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Forum: Japan
Jan 23, 20, 12:02 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 7,636
Posted By joejones

SQ already sort of does this. On WAS-TYO, a route...

SQ already sort of does this. On WAS-TYO, a route I look at often, the UA/NH nonstops are regularly around $2k in Y and around $4k in PY, while AS/SQ via LAX is often only half as much. AC also tends...
Dec 16, 19, 2:41 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 37,416
Posted By joejones

My understanding is that nighttime slots are not...

My understanding is that nighttime slots are not guaranteed unless there is an award under the bilateral. If you want to operate a nighttime flight using one of the daytime slot pairs under the...
Forum: Japan
Dec 6, 19, 11:20 am
Replies: 49
Views: 7,636
Posted By joejones

YMMV on this one depending on routes and times. I...

YMMV on this one depending on routes and times. I just compared mid-week fares in January to/from my home city (WAS) and the cheapest options without crazy layovers are $1100 on AC WAS-TYO versus...
Forum: Japan
Dec 4, 19, 1:45 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 7,636
Posted By joejones

IME, there are basically three cheap periods for...

IME, there are basically three cheap periods for US-Japan tickets:


Early January through the end of March
Mid-May through early June (the period after Japan's Golden Week but before US summer...
Nov 4, 19, 12:36 pm
Replies: 343
Views: 48,296
Posted By joejones

They aren't getting any additional slots for SE...

They aren't getting any additional slots for SE Asia flying out of HND this time around, but may still adjust schedules to facilitate North American connections.
Forum: Japan
Nov 2, 19, 3:33 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 11,890
Posted By joejones

Sorry, typo. Routes moving from NRT to HND. ...

Sorry, typo. Routes moving from NRT to HND.

Same article says that for Australia, NH will add an additional HND-SYD while JL will move NRT-MEL to HND (to complement QF SYD service), and for China,...
Forum: Japan
Nov 2, 19, 9:48 am
Replies: 90
Views: 11,890
Posted By joejones

https://flyteam.jp/news/article/117361 ...

https://flyteam.jp/news/article/117361

According to an industry paper, JL is to add HND-ORD/LAX/BOS to existing NRT service while moving HNL and DFW service to HND, and adding an additional...
Nov 2, 19, 9:48 am
Replies: 189
Views: 37,416
Posted By joejones

https://flyteam.jp/news/article/117361 ...

https://flyteam.jp/news/article/117361

According to an industry paper, JL is to add HND-ORD/LAX/BOS to existing NRT service while moving HNL and DFW service to HND, and adding an additional...
Forum: Japan
Oct 13, 19, 8:09 am
Replies: 90
Views: 11,890
Posted By joejones

AZ has announced that NRT-FCO will be replaced by...

AZ has announced that NRT-FCO will be replaced by HND-FCO.
Forum: Japan
Oct 2, 19, 12:52 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 11,890
Posted By joejones

The US carriers’ flights are generally in the...

The US carriers’ flights are generally in the system now, but the Japanese carriers have not made any route announcements yet.
Sep 30, 19, 8:19 am
Replies: 189
Views: 37,416
Posted By joejones

The Japanese carriers are really dragging their...

The Japanese carriers are really dragging their feet on route announcements. Nikkei just reported that JAL is considering HND-SYD, but that it's just a "candidate" and that no decision has been made...
Forum: Japan
Sep 25, 19, 8:38 am
Replies: 90
Views: 11,890
Posted By joejones

I am now reading that VA filed for HND-BNE...

I am now reading that VA filed for HND-BNE service.
Forum: Japan
Sep 19, 19, 8:34 am
Replies: 90
Views: 11,890
Posted By joejones

There is apparently a fight brewing over the new...

There is apparently a fight brewing over the new slot pairs on the Australia side: QF wants them for HND-SYD and HND-MEL, while VA wants a pair for HND-CNS (its first Japan service) and is talking...
Forum: Japan
Sep 18, 19, 8:28 am
Replies: 90
Views: 11,890
Posted By joejones

China just approved the following new routes...

China just approved the following new routes (https://www.traicy.com/20190918-caac) using their new slots:


CA HND-PEK
CZ HND-PKX
MU HND-PKX
FM HND-PVG
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 17, 19, 11:01 am
Replies: 34
Views: 8,041
Posted By joejones

Lawyers are usually at the mercy of their...

Lawyers are usually at the mercy of their clients' travel policies regardless of which firm they work for.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 13, 19, 11:34 am
Replies: 69
Views: 11,258
Posted By joejones

Nope. You have to go through Canadian immigration...

Nope. You have to go through Canadian immigration and customs.
Sep 8, 19, 9:22 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,137
Posted By joejones

I recall seeing a very similar sign in the...

I recall seeing a very similar sign in the terminal at ORD years ago... is that still around or long gone now?
Sep 2, 19, 8:41 am
Replies: 189
Views: 37,416
Posted By joejones

I don’t know why they would burn a valuable slot...

I don’t know why they would burn a valuable slot on LAS which has to be a pretty low yield route.
Aug 26, 19, 5:34 am
Replies: 292
Views: 81,656
Posted By joejones

Note that a rollaway will only fit in the...

Note that a rollaway will only fit in the bedroom, not in the living room.
Aug 19, 19, 8:22 am
Replies: 343
Views: 48,296
Posted By joejones

Nikkei just reported that ANA is getting “13.5...

Nikkei just reported that ANA is getting “13.5 daily” new international slot pairs at HND, vs. 11.5 for JAL. [Edited to add] Appears that each will have 6 slot pairs for US flights. No further...
Forum: Japan
Jul 18, 19, 11:58 am
Replies: 49
Views: 7,636
Posted By joejones

Back to the original question, I think it all...

Back to the original question, I think it all boils down to competition. The US-Japan market basically only has three players (UA/NH JV, JL/AA JV, and DL), plus SQ on the LAX-NRT route. To other East...
Forum: Japan
Jul 17, 19, 10:26 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By joejones

I am not as offended by the lack of a 国 in the...

I am not as offended by the lack of a 国 in the word as I am by the practice of lumping all foreigners together regardless of nationality, background, or connections to Japan. A lot of these...
Forum: Japan
Jul 16, 19, 9:45 am
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By joejones

Agree with jib's comments above. You want a...

Agree with jib's comments above. You want a translator, not an interpreter. Interpreters handle speech -- they are the people wearing headsets at the UN or standing over the President's shoulder at...
Forum: Japan
Jul 11, 19, 12:50 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By joejones

I would also count spouses of Japanese nationals...

I would also count spouses of Japanese nationals and "long-term residents" as being basically equivalent to permanent residents.
Forum: Japan
Jul 11, 19, 11:53 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By joejones

If Japan allowed dual nationality, there would...

If Japan allowed dual nationality, there would probably be far fewer "non-Japanese" in these statistics. A huge proportion of the total (around 50%) consists of long-term/permanent residents.
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