Japan Airlines International Ltd also known as JAL is a low-cost airline including four subsidiaries J-Air, JAL Express, JALways, and Japan Transocean Air. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan the company is run by Chairman Kazuo Inamori. The airline’s main hub is located at Tokyo's Narita International Airport. Secondary hubs are Chubu Centrair International Airport and Kansai International Airport. Passengers can book cheap flights from Japan Airlines to several domestic cities.
An estimated 52 million passengers are transported by Japan Airlines to 220 destinations in 35 countries worldwide. Routes to Asia, the United States, Europe and the Pacific depart daily. Passengers can fly to Tokyo from London Heathrow Airport. In-flight features including personal TV screens, meals upon request and complimentary snacks and beverages ensure that Japan Airlines services are more than what is usually expected from a discount airline.
Passengers flying with Japan Airlines are encouraged to check in online, this service is available up to 72 hours before the flight. Gate times and check-in desks vary between airports.
Each Japan Airlines passenger is permitted to check in two hold bags. One item of hand luggage and one personal item such as a purse or laptop are allowed and must not exceed 10kg in total. Passengers are advised to check Japan Airlines information about baggage weights and fees.
The seat pitch on a Japan Airlines flight is 33 inches in Economy and a spacious 62 inches in Business Class. First Class travellers can enjoy a seat pitch of 83 inches.
Frequent Flyer Programme
The exclusive JAL Global Club and the standard JAL Mileage Bank are two frequent flyer programmes offered by Japan Airlines. Members can earn rewards from each flight to spend on discounts with partner services.
On international flights with Japan Airlines passengers are invited to enjoy a birds-eye-view mid-flight. Cameras have been placed on the wings, under carriage and tail of the aircraft. At certain times all TV screens in the cabin switch to show images from the cameras as the aircraft soars through the skies.