JAL to fly B787 to Beijing and Delhi

4 Sep 2014 by GrahamSmith

Japan Airlines will deploy the Boeing 787 to Beijing and Delhi this winter.

Effective from October 26, the Dreamliner will replace the existing B767 on one of JAL's daily services to the Chinese capital.

Flight JL021 departs Haneda Airport daily at 0910 and arrives in Beijing at 1220. The return JL022 service leaves Beijing Capital International Airport at 1640 and lands back in Tokyo at 2100.

The deployment of the B787 on the Tokyo Narita to Delhi service will begin on December 1. The Dreamliner will replace the B777 that currently services flights JL749 and JL740.

The away leg sees flight JL749 depart Narita International Airport at 1135 and arrive in Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport at 1820. Following a short layover, flight JK740 takes to the skies again at 2020 before touching back down in Tokyo at 0710 the following day.

JAL configures its fuel-efficient B787 aircraft with a two-class layout, offering 42 seats in business, and 144 seats in economy.

Clement Huang

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