American Airlines has made this announcement:
American Airlines will launch new service to Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport (HND) from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on March 29, 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.
American will be the only U.S. carrier offering first class to Japan. DFW 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. Customers traveling from HND will have access to more than 220 destinations in the Americas through DFW and LAX.
The new flights will be available for purchase Sept. 30.
|Route||Departure time*||Arrival time||Aircraft|
|DFW–HND||12:35 p.m.||3:55 p.m. (next day)||777-300|
|HND–DFW||6:15 p.m.||4:25 p.m.||777-300|
|LAX–HND||12:40 a.m.||4:45 a.m. (next day)||787-9|
|HND–LAX||11:55 a.m.||6:30 a.m.||787-9|
Subject to Japan government approval.
*Flight times subject to change.
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