Japan Airlines announced today that it will begin introducing its new Airbus A350-1000 International aircraft on the Tokyo (Haneda) - New York (JFK) route (JL006/JL005) starting from January 24, 2024.
Additionally, JAL is scheduled to receive its second aircraft by the end of Fiscal Year 2023 (March 31, 2024), which will allow daily A350-1000 operations on the same flights. After the delivery of the third A350-1000, JAL has decided to expand the aircraft’s reach to include JAL’s Tokyo (Haneda) – Dallas Ft. Worth route.
Japan Airlines new A350-1000 aircraft will provide customers with all new cabins interiors that offer a comfortable and relaxing cabin space. And, the environmentally friendly aircraft offers improved fuel efficiency and reduced noise compared to previous international aircraft models. The operation of the latest fuel-efficient equipment enables a reduction of 15-25% in CO 2 emissions. Furthermore, in line with the expansion of the A350-1000 fleet, JAL plans to replace the amount equivalent to 1% of the onboard fuel with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on Japan-bound flights to reduce CO 2 emissions and further minimize environmental impact.
To enhance customer satisfaction and to strive towards a sustainable future, JAL will be replacing its fleet of Boeing 777-300ERs with new A350-1000 international aircraft that combines comfort and the latest environmental performance. Japan Airlines has 13 A350-1000s on order and is committed to transitioning to the more advanced and environmentally friendly aircraft.
Starting from the same day, newly renewed disembarkation videos will be introduced on all JAL domestic and international routes, marking the first update in 12 years. These videos feature individuals who play active roles in various fields of culture and technology across Japan, emphasizing the essence of Japan and JAL through their delicate skills and gestures. While it may only be a brief moment when disembarking, customers are encouraged to take a moment to enjoy this video as a delightful conclusion to the journey.