New York City to Tokyo: American Airlines Launches Direct Flights This Summer

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American airlines news today : New York City – Travelers seeking a direct route from the bustling streets of New York City to the vibrant metropolis of Tokyo will soon have a new option available, courtesy of American Airlines. The airline has announced the launch of direct flights between New York’s JFK Airport and Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport, set to commence on June 28.

This exciting development comes as a result of recent approval by the Department of Transportation, making American Airlines the sole U.S. carrier to offer direct flights on this route. Passengers can expect daily departures from JFK at 11:30am, arriving at HND at 2:30pm the following day, aboard a Boeing 777-200 aircraft.

Brian Znotins, American’s Senior Vice President of Network and Schedule Planning, expressed enthusiasm for the new service, highlighting its complementarity with existing flights offered by their joint business partner, Japan Airlines. Together, the two airlines aim to provide travelers with enhanced flexibility and convenience when traveling between the U.S. and Japan.

In addition to the direct route to Tokyo, passengers can seamlessly connect to over 30 cities across Japan and East Asia operated by Japan Airlines. From Osaka to Sapporo and Fukuoka, travelers can explore a myriad of destinations beyond Tokyo’s bustling streets.

Tickets for these highly anticipated flights are now available for purchase on, with one-way fares starting at $1,400 or 42,000 AAdvantage Miles for main cabin seats. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to embark on your next adventure from the heart of New York City to the vibrant landscapes of Tokyo.

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