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Japan Airlines

4.5 of 5 stars
214 Reviews
Headquarters: 2-4-11 Higashi-Shinagawa, 2-chome Shinagawa-ku, 140-8637 Tokyo Prefecture +81-0570-025-121 Website

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Comfortable flight

Efficient and good service from the check-in up to arrival. Great costumer service (even to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Joyce N
Metro Manila, Philippines
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  • 4 of 5 stars
    Inflight Entertainment
    4 of 5 stars
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  • 4.5 of 5 stars
    Customer Service
    4 of 5 stars
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Indonesian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Metro Manila, Philippines
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Efficient and good service from the check-in up to arrival. Great costumer service (even to the domestic flights). Superb in-flight meal.

North Asia Economy
Thank Joyce N
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service. Ground staff and flight attendant are very polite, helpful and hospitable. The aircraft is new and provides good legroom. Seats are comfortable as well. Since I don't really enjoy any in-flight meals, foods served is not bad but the desert ice cream is the best. As for the in-flight entertainment, movies selection is not bad as well but...

More  Southeast Asia Economy

Thank Sheena214
Los Angeles, CA
Level Contributor
35 reviews
17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Check in was very efficient (had no line to wait in) and conducted with gracious service not found with most American-based airlines. As business class passengers, we were permitted access to the one-world lounge in LAX, which was decently nice. The seat/pod was more than roomy for me as a petite (5'3") thin person. A very large person might not...

More  International Business Class

Thank Katrinacat
Level Contributor
141 reviews
37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised to find that JAL had an updated 767-300 that had a good interior and ample size IFE behind each seat back. As a westerner the food was a challenge, but nevertheless it was fresh. I would recommend flying JAL again in the future.

North Asia Economy
Thank Robert O
Brooklyn, New York
Level Contributor
11 reviews
1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

JAL and American Express have a companion fare deal that makes it worthwhile to travel in Business Class at a reasonable price. My wife and I flew from NY to Bangkok and for 22 hours business was the way to go on this trip. Service was terrific and the meals were excellent. I wouldn't want to travel this route on...

More  International Business Class

Thank john c
Taipei, Taiwan
Level Contributor
56 reviews
26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Patient, Polite Comfortable etc, etc, ontime. Enjoyed flying this long haul trip. Saw how they treated some old age passengers and was impressed.

International Economy
Thank need2divetw
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
54 reviews
10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I needed to fly to Beijing at short notice. Decided to fly JAL almost on a whim based on this experience I will fly them again. Their customer service is nothing short of astounding. Due to a delay out of Honolulu my transit in Narita became very short. Their customer service people escorted me personally and rapidly thru the terminal...

More  International Economy

Thank keithf772
Misawa, Japan
Level Contributor
61 reviews
26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice flight to Tokyo. Good service at check-in and on the flight. It was a smooth flight and a good way to start the trip.

Domestic Premium Economy
Thank saylesp
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
19 reviews
5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

plane was new, seat was great BUT service is terribly slow! on a 7 hour night flight, dinner started to be served only two hours after take off and took another 2 hours to finish! all this in glaring cabin light which you had to endure regardless whether you gave up eating or not. very unflexible crew which was not...

More  North Asia Business Class

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Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Level Contributor
58 reviews
51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I were flying from Hong Kong to Tokyo on JL736 the first leg of our flight home to Vancouver. From the moment we walked up to the check-in counter we were greeted with friendly smiles and made to feel very taken care of. The flight JL736 was fantastic. Our inflight crew was absolutely the best. I must...

More  North Asia Business Class

Thank Johnny R
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“Don't eat before the flight! There's plenty of food on board.”
 of 5 stars Katrinacat, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The Amex promotion wasn't widely advertised. The deal made the Amex Platinum membership fee a good investment”
 of 5 stars B7971OJjohnc, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Standard meal is pretty good. Well above other airlines”
 of 5 stars need2divetw, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Enjoy the flight with JAL, but please use the touch panel screen with some consideration for the passenger in front of you.”
 of 5 stars musky999, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a window seat. The lie flat business class seat goes very low, so when you're in an aisle seat it's low, where people walk”
 of 5 stars 3yarddogs, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
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About Japan Airlines
The country's largest airline, Japan Airlines (JL) is headquartered in Tokyo. It flies non-stop to about 60 domestic destinations and more than 30 international destinations in Asia, Europe, Oceania, North America and South America. JL is part of the oneworld alliance and also has codeshare arrangements with about 30 other airlines. The airline has four classes of service: First Class, Executive Class (the equivalent of Business Class), Premium Economy Class, Class J (Economy Class seating with larger seats) and Economy Class. Its fleet features a variety of two-cabin, three-cabin and four-cabin configurations. Japan Airlines' primary hubs are located at Tokyo's Haneda Airport (HND) and Narita International Airport (NRT).
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