JAL’s new LCC to fly as Zipair

Initial plans for JAL's LCC have been announced

Japan Airlines (JAL) has revealed that its first medium- to longhaul LCC will be named Zipair Tokyo.

Registration is now official, and the new carrier will prepare for launch during summer 2020 as previously announced.

Initial plans for JAL’s LCC have been announced

Zipair’s first two routes will be between Tokyo’s Narita airport and Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport; and between Narita and Seoul’s Incheon airport. The two routes will be operated on two Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners.

According to a Reuters report, Zipair has plans to offer trans-Pacific and European flights in its pipeline, and aims to turn profitable in two years after its inaugural flight in 2020.

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