Japan Airlines (JAL) has unveiled plans to establish a new low-cost carrier (LCC) for
the international market.
The new LCC will specifically feature
international routes with medium to long-haul flights.
The company will be a consolidated subsidiary of
the JAL Group and will operate flights from Narita
International Airport near Tokyo to select destinations in Asia, Europe, and
In the first stages of its establishment, the
carrier will operate two Boeing 787-8 aircraft and is targeting to
launch commercial flights from the summer of 2020 when Narita
Airport plans to complete enhancements to its facilities.
The name of the new LCC is yet to be announced,
but there are tentative plans to establish the company by July