American Airlines has unveiled plans to launch
Tokyo's Haneda International Airport (HND) from Dallas Fort Worth
International Airport (DFW) and Los Angeles International Airport
Scheduled to begin 29 March 2020, American and its Pacific Joint Business
partner Japan Airlines will offer a total of five daily flights to
HND from four U.S. cities: Los Angeles, Dallas-Fort Worth, New
York and San Francisco.
“Our flights to Haneda will provide
access to downtown Tokyo with nonstop service from our Asia
gateways — LAX and DFW,” said Vasu Raja, American's Vice President
of Network and Schedule Planning. “Haneda is just 10 miles outside
of Tokyo's city center, which is convenient for our customers
traveling to business meetings downtown or for those who value
access to fast and efficient public transportation.”
to HND will be operated on a three-class Boeing 777-300, with
eight Flagship First seats and 52 Flagship Business seats.
Customers traveling in first class from DFW will have access to
American's signature Flagship Lounge, featuring Flagship First Dining for an exclusive fine-dining experience.
The new and
existing LAX service to HND will be operated on a 787-9, with 30
lie-flat Flagship Business seats and 21 Premium Economy seats.
American's new flights add almost 4,000 seats every week between
the U.S. and the airport closest to Tokyo's city center.
traveling from HND will have access to more than 220 destinations
in the Americas through DFW and LAX.
“American has served Japan
for more than 30 years and it is our largest market in the Asia
Pacific region,” said Jim Butler, American's Senior Vice President
of International & Cargo. “Our team in Tokyo looks forward to
welcoming customers to their city and providing them with easy
connections to key Japanese cities like Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka
with Japan Airlines.”
The new flights will be available for
purchase from 30 September 2019.
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