Jetstar Japan launched operations between Tokyo Narita and Shimojishima on 30 March. Speaking at the launch ceremony was Yutaka Kataoka, President and Representative Director of Jetstar Japan. Based on OAG Schedules Analyser data, the carrier will serve the 1,897-kilometre sector daily using its fleet of A320s. The airline is planning to launch a second route from the airport on 3 July, the day it will commence services from Osaka Kansai.
- Jetstar Japan launched its latest domestic route from Tokyo Narita (NRT) this week, beginning a daily service to Shimojishima (SHI). Inaugurated on 30 March, the airline will serve the 1,897-kilometre route daily using its fleet of A320s, with no other operator presently serving the airport pair. Shimojishima Airport is located on the island of Shimojishima in Miyakojima, Okinawa. This route becomes the airport’s only scheduled service. Jetstar Japan will launch a second route to the airport from Osaka Kansai on 3 July when referencing OAG Schedules Analyser data, while from 19 July HK Express will become the second carrier to service Shimojishima, commencing a three times weekly service from Hong Kong.