Tokyo, November 12, 2021 – ZIPAIR Tokyo announced today its much-anticipated inaugural long-haul destination at a press conference held in Tokyo Japan. Starting December 25, 2021, the carrier will offer nonstop service between Tokyo Narita and Los Angeles International Airport. ZIPAIR operates the highly efficient Boeing 787-8 aircraft on its international routes and will initially offer three flights per week to Los Angeles. Known as the entertainment capital of the world, Los Angeles is the second most populous city in the United States and offers tourist attractions for all ages, from world-class museums, amusement parks, and year-around sporting events in a multicultural environment. "Ever since the introduction of ZIPAIR, one of our key goals was to establish a flight across the Pacific and I could not be prouder to stand here today to announce the launch of our Los Angeles route. Our mission is to define a new standard in the air travel industry by offering a unique low-cost business model on long-haul international routes. ZIPAIR features a NEW BASIC travel experience by offering personalized services during the flight, which will essentially shorten the sense of time. We are eager to welcome travelers in the U.S. to personally experience this truly new concept in air travel," said Shingo Nishida, President of ZIPAIR Tokyo. "We are thrilled to have ZIPAIR offer its service at Los Angeles International Airport, which will further strengthen the cultural and economic ties between our cities," said Becca Doten, Deputy Executive Director, Public & Government Affairs, Los Angeles World Airports. "There is a growing demand for nonstop flights between LAX and Narita International Airport, and we are pleased that ZIPAIR shares our desire to provide additional options for our guests who want to experience the food, culture, art and history of Japan and the surrounding region." ZIPAIR to Offer Convenient Digital Health Credential APP VeriFLY on Los Angeles Route VeriFLY is developed and managed by the biometric authentication and identity assurance solutions provider, Daon. VeriFLY offers travelers a secure and simple way to confirm their destination's COVID-19 requirements. After creating a secure profile on the VeriFLY app, Daon verifies that the customer's data matches a country's requirements and displays a simple pass or fail message. This simple message streamlines the check-in and documentation verification process at the airport before departure. Reservations and Sales Reservations will be accepted from November 12 (12:00 Japan Standard Time) For additional information, visit https://www.zipair.net Flight Schedule: Tokyo (Narita) – Los Angeles ZG 24 | Departs Narita 14:45 Arrives Los Angeles 7:40 | Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday | 12/25/2021 – 3/26/2022 ZG 23 | Departs Los Angeles 9:40 Arrives Narita 14:25 (+1) | Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday | 12/25/2021 – 3/26/2022 Between December 25-30, ZG24 arrives into Los Angeles at 7:30 and ZG23 departs at 9:30 Between March 15-26, ZG24 arrives into Los Angeles at 8:40 and ZG23 departs at 10:40 Flight schedules are subject to relevant government approvals. Sample Airfares (per seat / one-way) Fare Type: ZIP Full-Flat Value Price Range (Tokyo – Los Angeles): JPY 95,742 – JPY 844,742 Price Range (Los Angeles – Tokyo): USD 904.20 – USD 12,134.20 Age: 7 years and older Fare Type: Standard Value Price Range (Tokyo – Los Angeles): JPY 35,242 – JPY 599,742 Price Range (Los Angeles – Tokyo): USD 284.20 – USD 4,264.20 Age: 7 years and older Fare Type: U6 Standard Value Price Range (Tokyo – Los Angeles): JPY 16,682 (Flat Rate) Price Range (Los Angeles – Tokyo): USD 120.20 (Flat Rate) Age: Less than 7 years -Above fares are inclusive of taxes and applicable fees. Taxes for the Tokyo-Los Angeles route are converted at 112.86 yen per dollar. (As of November 10, 2021) -Each fare includes a maximum of 7kg of carry-on baggage allowance. -Additional fees apply for optional services, including inflight meals, checked baggage, seat selection, etc. -Airfares are subject to availability. Fare Rules （「ZIP Full-Flat Value」「Standard Value」「U6 Standard Value」） Flight Booking: Available on ZIPAIR Website or at the Contact Center Purchase Deadline: 90 minutes prior to the scheduled flight Date Change: Not permitted Refund: Not permitted -An administrative ticketing fee will apply per person (per sector) for purchases made through the Contact Center. 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.
ZIPAIR Announces Inaugural Long-Haul Destination: Service to Los Angeles Launching December 25
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