JAPAN: JAL starts new Japan-China service

Japan Airlines has said it will inaugurate a daily service between Haneda Airport, Tokyo and Hongqiao International Airport, Shanghai from September 29, 2007. The new JAL route will initially be operated with a Boeing 767 and from Oct 28, it will be replaced by a Boeing 747- 400 to meet the expected increase in demand. […]


Japan Airlines has said it will inaugurate a daily service between Haneda Airport, Tokyo and Hongqiao International Airport, Shanghai from September 29, 2007.

The new JAL route will initially be operated with a Boeing 767 and from Oct 28, it will be replaced by a Boeing 747- 400 to meet the expected increase in demand. Currently the airline operates fi ve fl ights a day between Tokyo’s Narita International Airport and Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport, including a daily JAL code share fl ight operated by China Eastern Airlines.