Tokyo, June 15, 2022 – ZIPAIR Tokyo today announced details of the decision to further expand its international network in 2022 at a press conference held in Narita, Japan. Starting December 2022, the carrier plans to offer nonstop service between Tokyo Narita and Mineta San José International Airport (SJC), located in Northern California. Concurrently, the carrier's entire fleet of Boeing 787-8 aircraft will feature a renovated livery to mark the dawn of a new era for ZIPAIR. Details of Tokyo Narita=Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Service - Planned Launch Date: December 2022 - Reservations will open in autumn. - Flights will be subject to relevant government approvals. - Flight schedules and fares will be announced via the carrier`s website. "We are delighted by today's announcement that ZIPAIR plans to join the Mineta San José International Airport family later this year", said John Aitken, SJC Director of Aviation. "ZIPAIR represents a new kind of airline that leverages technology to provide an efficient, more accessible travel experience—a perfect fit for San José and Silicon Valley. We look forward to working with the ZIPAIR team as plans develop for this new nonstop service between SJC and Tokyo-Narita." About ZIPAIR's Renovated Livery Ever since the establishment of the business in July 2018, ZIPAIR has continued to set the standard as the NEW BASIC AIRLINE for air travel. In 2021, ZIPAIR redefined the industry standard by becoming the first Japanese airline to successfully launch a low-cost service over the Pacific to Los Angeles International Airport. ZIPAIR remains committed to its customers to offer convenient travel options heading into the post-COVID-19 era and through the introduction of the renovated livery, the carrier pledges to pursue services that meet the needs of diverse customer groups around the world. Planned Launch Period for ZIPAIR's Renovated Livery - December 2022 The livery will be renovated in two stages; starting with a decal version for launch on June 18. Newly painted aircraft will be progressively introduced in December 2022 and is expected to be completed by Spring 2023. Visual – New Aircraft Livery
Visual – Decal Aircraft Livery
About ZIPAIR Tokyo Established in 2018 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan Airlines, ZIPAIR features a fully customizable travel experience based on an LCC business model. Offering complimentary Wi-Fi for all classes of travel, the carrier operates the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner configured in a 290-seat layout. One of the few international airlines to provide a contactless inflight experience, ZIPAIR's self-ordering payment system is accessible to order meals and goods through a personal smartphone or tablet. Based out of Tokyo Narita, ZIPAIR currently operates to 5 international destinations, including Bangkok, Seoul, Honolulu, Singapore, and Los Angeles. ZIPAIR has implemented key measures against COVID-19 and is prepared to provide a safe and secure travel experience. As a standard service, the carrier offers a ZIPAIR Care Kit (mask/alcohol wipe) for each passenger and has applied a sustained antiviral and antibacterial coating inside the aircraft to safeguard customers throughout the flight.