American Airlines and Japan Airlines, American´s Pacific Joint Business partner, have announced a special nonstop flight between Narita International Airport in Tokyo (NRT) and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas (LAS), operating January 4-14, 2019 to support additional demand for CES 2019, the company said.
This special service will be flown on American´s Boeing 787-8 and will be marketed by Japan Airlines. For the 10-day period, American´s service between NRT and Chicago O´Hare International Airport (ORD) will operate through LAS. JAL will continue to offer nonstop service between NRT and ORD during the same period.
In addition to improved aerodynamics, advanced engine technology and better fuel efficiency, the 787 features a state-of-the-art onboard travel experience.
This 10-day air service is expected to have an estimated economic impact of USD 2.8 million in addition to the more than USD 270 million annually that CES and its 184,000 attendees bring to the local economy.
American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.
Japan Airlines (JAL) reaches 349 airports in 54 countries and regions together with its codeshare partners with a modern fleet of 230 aircraft.