NRT-YVR

ZIPAIR (IATA code ZG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan Airlines, entered the Canadian market with the introduction of flights between Tokyo NRT and Vancouver on Wednesday 13 March. The long-haul LCC will initially maintain the 7,520-kilometre service 3-weekly, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, with the 290-seat 787-8 aircraft. Services will increase to 5-weekly from 23 […]

March 15, 2024 | Latest Route News +

NRT-SFO ribbon

ZIPAIR (IATA code ZG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan Airlines, has added a fourth US destination from its home base at Tokyo NRT. On Friday 2 June the carrier began 5-weekly operations on the 8,245-kilometre service to San Francisco. It will operate the 290-seat 787-8s on the route on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. ZIPAIR will complement […]

June 8, 2023 | Latest Route News +

YVR - BKK

Last week saw Air Canada launch service between Vancouver and Bangkok, making it currently the only non-stop service between anywhere in North America and the Thai capital. The 11,820-kilometre route will be served 4-weekly by the Star Alliance carrier using its 787-9s. A few days later, local rival WestJet revealed that it plans to launch […]

December 7, 2022 | Airlines, Airports, News & Analysis, Top Story

NRT - LAX

With significant travel restrictions in place, new intercontinental routes to/from destinations in Asia have been few and far between since the start of the pandemic. So congratulations to ZIPAIR (IATA code ZG), the low-cost medium/long-haul subsidiary of Japan Airlines for starting service, on Christmas Day no less, between Tokyo NRT and Los Angeles. The 3-weekly […]

January 11, 2022 | Latest Route News +