New Japanese budget airline ZIPAIR (ZIPAIR Tokyo Inc) headquartered at the Tokyo Narita Airport launched operations with its first cargo flight in the first week of June. The first flight flew with cargo from Tokyo, Japan to Bangkok, Thailand.
Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns, the airline started its cargo operations and delayed the planned Narita-Bangkok passenger flight services. Zipair was scheduled to start passenger operations on May 14th, but the plans were postponed as international passenger flights were banned by Thailand.
The cargo flight from Narita airport carried 13 tonnes of daily commodities to Thailand and returned with 17 tonnes of electronic components from Bangkok, Thailand.
Zipair has plans to start passenger flights from Tokyo to the following destinations in 2020.
|South Korea||Seoul||Incheon International Airport|
|United States||Honolulu||Daniel K. Inouye International Airport|
As of March 2020, ZIPAIR has a fleet of 2 Boeing 787-8 planes leased from Japan Airlines.
ZIPAIR Passenger flight Cabin Design
In end of 2019, ZIPAIR unveiled their passenger cabin design. The cabin is sleek and looks classy.