American Airlines has announced it will launch daily, year-round nonstop service between Tokyo's Haneda Airport (HND) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) starting February 11, 2016.
Customers can book travel on the new route starting Sunday, November 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):
Departs LAX at 6 p.m.
Arrives at HND at 11 p.m. the following day
Departs HND at 1:30 a.m.
Arrives at LAX at 6:20 p.m.
The LAX-HND flight will be operated with American's Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. Arranged in a two-class cabin configuration, American's 787-8 has 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, and every seat has HD Panasonic touchscreen monitors with a variety of entertainment options, as well as universal AC power outlets and a USB jack.
American's new Los Angeles-Haneda service will be operated as part of the airline's joint business with fellow oneworld member Japan Airlines.