American Airlines and Japan Airlines (JAL) have
confirmed that they will support the high demand for CES 2020 with
flights between Tokyo (NRT) and Las Vegas (LAS).
American will also add nonstop flights
from Austin, Texas (AUS), and San Jose, California (SJC), and upgauge existing flights from Philadelphia (PHL) and Dallas-Fort
Worth (DFW) to LAS surrounding the main event, which runs 4–12
"As CES continues to grow each year, we
will continue to deliver on our promise to strengthen the value of
our global network," said Vasu Raja, American's Vice President of
Network and Schedule Planning.
This will be the second year
that American is providing direct access to LAS from NRT in
support of CES.
The flight will be operated on a Boeing 777-200
aircraft, featuring 36 fully lie-flat, all-aisle access Flagship
Business seats that provide customers access to The Club at LAS to
freshen up upon arrival or relax before departing.
times between NRT and LAS will provide a seamless connection onto
JAL's network to and from Southeast Asia, including Singapore;
Bangkok; Jakarta, Indonesia; and Manila, Philippines.
American is also adding direct flights from
major tech cities Austin and San Jose for the first time, offering
additional service to fly next-generation innovators to the
conference. Both flights will be operated on a Boeing 737-800.
customers taking advantage of the direct flight from Austin or
connecting on a lie-flat product all the way from South America to
Las Vegas, we want to make sure the world's best innovators have
options on the world's largest carrier," Raja said.
to the new direct service in January, two flights from American's
hubs — PHL and DFW — will be upgauged to an Airbus A330 and a
777-200, respectively, for an 18% increase in seats domestically.
Tickets will be
available for purchase on 22 July.