US Carriers Apply For New Tokyo Haneda Slots

Airwise | February 21, 2019

US Carriers Apply For New Tokyo Haneda Slots
American, Delta and United airlines are bidding for slots at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport after the US and Japan agreed new slot availability. The agreement, as Japan ramps up travel options prior to the 2020 Olympic Games, adds 12 slot pairs for US carriers at Haneda.American is seeking four slot pairs for services from Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, with daily flights from LAX and McCarran, and double daily from DFW.Tokyo is an important hub for our Pacific Joint Business with Japan Airlines,” American's president Robert Isom said. “Enhanced service at Haneda would give our customers better access to downtown Tokyo and open up JAL’s domestic network with flights to destinations like Osaka, Sapporo and Fukuoka.” American would operate the Los Angeles and Las Vegas flights with Boeing 787-8s and the Dallas-Fort Worth services with 777-200s.

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