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American Airlines announced that they would be launching new non-stop service between Los Angeles and Tokyo-Haneda onboard their Boeing 787 -8 Dreamliner beginning Feb. 11, 2016.
Per American Airlines,
“American Airlines will offer customers daily, year-round, nonstop service to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport (HND) from its trans Pacific gateway at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) beginning Feb. 11, 2016. Customers can book travel on the new route starting Sunday, Nov. 8. American recently secured takeoff and landing time slots at Haneda Airport from the Japanese aviation authorities, which will allow the commencement of the flight.The new service will operate on the following daily schedule (all times local):LAX-HNDAA27Departs LAX at 6 p.m.Arrives at HND at 11 p.m. the following dayHND-LAXAA26Departs HND at 1:30 a.m.Arrives at LAX at 6:20 p.m.The LAX-HND flight will be operated with American’s state–of–art Boeing 787–8 Dreamliner. Arranged in a two–class cabin configuration, American’s 787–8 features 28 fully lie–flat Business Class seats, 48 Main Cabin Extra seats and 150 Main Cabin seats. The aircraft is equipped with satellite Wi–Fi to keep customers connected while traveling internationally. Every seat features HD Panasonic touchscreen monitors with a variety of entertainment options, as well as universal AC power outlets and a USB jack.”
American Airlines will be competing with Delta Air Lines who also offers non-stop service between Los Angeles and Tokyo-Haneda. All Nippon Airways also flies from LAX to both Tokyo-Haneda, Tokyo-Narita.
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