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Delta “Disappointed” in Haneda Decison, Deciding on Fate of MSP-NRT Flight

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Delta, who previously threatened to cancel their Minneapolis-Tokyo Narita flight if additional US-Haneda flights were allowed, says it’s disappointed in the decision by the US Departments of Transportation and State and the Japan Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. The deal will allow for 10 daytime slots and two nighttime slots at Haneda, which will be…

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Japan Airlines to Suspend Paris (CDG) – Narita (NRT) Flights Amid Downturn

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JAL said yesterday that they plan to suspend their once daily round-trip flight between Paris and Narita after customer demand faded in the wake of the Paris attacks. A company spokesman said that only 40% of seats have been occupied on recent NRT-CDG flights. “The airline will suspend flights between Paris and Narita from January…

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AA Buys Alaska, Korean Leaves SkyTeam, Joins Oneworld, DL & AS Break-Up in this Crazy Scenario

Hunter Keay of Wolfe Research offered a very interesting scenario today in which Korean breaks up with Delta and SkyTeam, AA then pursues a 3-way joint venture with JAL and Korean, DL and Alaska break-up, and then eventually AA makes a play for Alaska Airlines. It’s fun to play what-if, but even as the analyst admits, the…

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Trip Report – JAL Sakura Lounge – Tokyo – NRT

Prior to boarding what I think is my new favorite business class cabin, I checked out the JAL Sakura Lounge at Tokyo (NRT). This is part five of a six part trip picture report from my travels to Japan: Admirals Club Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Terminal D American Airlines First Class Dallas (DFW) – Tokyo (NRT) on…

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Trip Report – JAL SKY SUITE- My Favorite Business Class Flight – Tokyo (NRT) – JFK

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I really liked the JAL SKY SUITE and JAL service that much, despite a 2-3-2 layout, it was hands-down the most comfortable and spacious business class I’ve ever flown. I haven’t flown Cathay’s new business product yet, but in my opinion this beats out their old business as well as Singapore’s current business offering (hard…

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A Private JAL 787 Flight – Direct from NRT-JFK to Aviod Snow for Yankee Tanaka

A JAL Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed at JFK on Sunday afternoon even-though all other flights from Tokyo to JFK had been canceled due to snow in Japan. On board were only six passengers – new Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, his pop star wife, a personal manager, and a toy poodle named Haru. Tanaka spent an estimated $200,000…

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JAL SKY SUITE – My Favorite Business Class Flight? – UPDATE w/ viewable pics now

I really liked the JAL SKY SUITE and JAL service that much, despite a 2-3-2 layout, it was hands-down the most comfortable and spacious business class I’ve ever flown. I haven’t flown Cathay’s new business product yet, but in my opinion this beats out their old business as well as Singapore’s current business offering (hard…

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First 787 Dreamliner Back in the Skies & Schedule of 787 Relaunches / UAL Award Availability

Yesterday, an Ethiopian Airlines 787 became the first passenger Dreamliner to take to the skies since the entire fleet was grounded back in January. The flight was operated on the relatively short route from Addis Abada (ADD) – Nairobi (NBO). At a press conference following the landing in Kenya, Boeing announced that 787 deliveries would…

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