Changi Air Canada

Asia-Pacific accounts for just over a fifth of Canada’s long-haul available capacity this summer, 11 percentage points lower than in S19. The market remains down by a considerable quarter versus S19, primarily because of the extremely slow recovery of China. In contrast, Canada’s long-haul capacity generally has risen by 2%. Multiple new routes Despite Asia-Pacific’s […]

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 +

Spirit begins at SJC

Spirit inaugurated San Jose service on 7 June, becoming the ULCC’s seventh airport across California. It has 28-weekly departures across three routes: Las Vegas (2-daily), Dallas DFW (daily) and San Diego (daily). Spirit became San Jose’s second new airline in six months, following the 12 December 2022 launch of ZIPAIR, a wholly owned subsidiary of […]

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 +

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 +