Thursday, January 30, 2014

Vanilla Air lands at Sapporo, increases Taipei.

Vanilla Air (JW/VNL) launched Sapporo/New Chitose (CTS/RJCC) service from Tokyo/Narita (NRT/RJAA) on January 29th, coinciding with the delivery of their third 180-seat Airbus A320. The inaugural flight from Narita departed with 160 passengers, while the inaugural return leg from Hokkaido had 125. It was operated by A320-216(SL) JA01VA. The airline also added a second round-trip to Taipei/Taoyuan (TPE/RCTP), a midnight flight, on this day.
Airbus A320-216(SL) JA01VA at Narita. (Photo: Aviation Wire)
Narita - New Chitose new 3 daily with 32A/320. 
JW901 NRT 0800 – 0945 CTS 32A/320 Daily
JW903 NRT 1235 – 1420 CTS 32A/320 Daily
JW905 NRT 1730 – 1915 CTS 32A/320 Daily
JW902 CTS 1020 – 1205 NRT 32A/320 Daily
JW904 CTS 1510 – 1655 NRT 32A/320 Daily
JW906 CTS 1950 – 2135 NRT 32A/320 Daily

Narita - Taoyuan from 1 to 2 daily with 32A/320.
JW105 NRT 2220 - 0125 TPE 32A/320 Daily
JW106 TPE 0300 - 0710 NRT 32A/320 Daily *From January 30.

For the Hokkaido route, one-way fares are being offered from 5,500 JPY with 'Simple Vanilla', which includes a 20-kilogram baggage allowance, or from 8,000 JPY with 'Komi-komi Vanilla', which includes the same baggage allowance plus free seat selection and is refundable with a cancellation fee. Their next new destination is Seoul/Incheon (ICN/RKSI), to be launched on March 1st.

Vanilla Air, a LCC 100% owned by ANA Holdings, is the new identity for AirAsia Japan (JW/WAJ), which ceased operations under the AirAsia brand on October 26th, 2013, after the joint venture with the Malaysian LCC was dissolved in June 2013 over differences in strategies. It re-launched under the new brand on December 20th.

Source: Aviation Wire (in Japanese)

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