Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Japan
Japan will allow the entry of foreign nationals who need to move to Japan to study, work or join their family, subject to necessary visa requirements. Foreign nationals visiting for short-term business purposes are also permitted to enter, provided that they have a visa. However, the number of people permitted to enter Japan under these rules will be restricted, with priority given to those moving to Japan.
From December 24, Japan has restricted travelers arriving from the UK.
Starting November 1, all foreign nationals with the status of residence with a valid re-entry permit, are not required to obtain “the Letter of Confirmation of Submitting Required Documentation for Re-entry into Japan” or “Receipt for Request of Re-entry” when re-entering Japan from countries designated as an area subject to denial of permission to enter Japan.
Japan has restricted the entry of travelers who have been in or transited through Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central Africa, Chile, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Eswatini (Swaziland), Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, UK, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Vatican City, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 14 days.
Residents of Japan with “Permanent Resident”, “Spouse or Child of Japanese National”, “Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident” or “Long Term Resident” status who departed Japan with Re-entry Permission by April 2, 2020 may still re-enter the country, even if they have been in one of the above countries. Starting from 1 September, these travelers will also need to apply to their nearest Japanese Embassy or Consulate to receive a “Re-entry Confirmation Letter”, and may need to provide a PCR test result on arrival. Check the Japanese government’s advice on this process on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
Nationals of China with passports issued in Hubei Province or Zhejiang Province may not enter the country unless they can prove that they haven’t been in those provinces in the past 14 days.
Travelers who were on the cruise ship ‘Westerdam’ may not enter the country unless they’re nationals of Japan.
Nationals of Japan, their spouses and children who can present proof, travelers with Special Permanent Residence Permits with re-entry permits from a regional immigration officer, and US military personnel may still enter the country.
Travelers and airline crew who have been in any of the countries listed so far in the past 14 days must submit a quarantine questionnaire and undergo a PCR test upon arrival.
Special rules apply to airline crew members entering Japan. Crew members must submit quarantine questionnaires and “Plan of Stay in Japan” declarations. Crews should adhere to the instructions provided in the quarantine document “Notice: For Crews boarding vehicles from areas subject to strengthened quarantine.” Airlines should arrange chartered vehicles (as opposed to public transportation) to transport crews between the airport and their hotel, and ensure that crews comply with the other rules during their stay in Japan.
Visa exemption for travelers from many countries has been suspended, and visas from certain countries have been invalidated. For more info, check here.
All travelers, including Japanese nationals, must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours of their flight departure time.
Japanese nationals and residents are also required to sign and submit a Written Pledge when entering Japan.
Residents of Japan with re-entry permit must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. The certificate must be in English and the test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure and the sample collection method must be 'nasopharyngeal swab' or 'saliva'. Check the Japanese government’s advice on this process on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
Travelers who are Japanese nationals and residents arriving from the UK or South Africa are subject to a 3-day self-isolation at a location designated by the quarantine station chief. On the third day they are required to take the COVID-19 test again. If the test is negative they will be allowed to continue the 14-day self-isolation as set out below. In addition, they are required to pledge to keep the location information and installing a COVID-19 Contact-Confirming Application (COCOA) when entering Japan.
All travelers entering Japan, including Japanese nationals, residents and dual national citizens, are required to take a PCR test at the airport and self-isolate for 14 days at a designated location (such as a hotel or own residence). In some cases, travelers may be asked to quarantine at an airport facility until test results return. During the 14 day quarantine period, travelers are not permitted to use any form of public transportation, including taxis, trains, and domestic flights.
Travelers transiting through Tokyo (NRT) must transit on the same calendar day.
There are currently 25 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in JP and 20 deaths as of Mar 6 2021
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
Japan Airlines, American Airlines and ANA have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to Japan. Confirm policies on booking site.
LATAM Airlines and Delta do not allow booking a middle seat on flights to Japan.
An average nonstop flight from the United States to Japan takes 14h 51m, covering a distance of 6268 miles. The most popular route is Los Angeles - Tokyo with an average flight time of 11h 10m.
The cheapest ticket to Japan from the United States found in the last 72 hours was $167 one-way, and $464 round-trip. The most popular route is Los Angeles to Tokyo Narita and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $612.
Japan Airlines, ANA & American Airlines fly the most frequently from the United States to Japan.
Based on KAYAK flight searches, the most popular destination is Tokyo (80% of total searches to Japan). The next most popular destinations are Osaka (10%) and Okinawa (3%). Searches for flights to Fukuoka (1%), to Sapporo (1%) and to Hiroshima (0%) are also popular.
Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan, lying just below the center of Honshu island and south of Tokyo. If you intend to visit the area you can fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport and get a connecting flight to Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport, about 50 mi away from the peak.
Of the two international airports serving the Tokyo metropolitan area, Tokyo Haneda Airport is the closer to the city center which is a little less than 9 mi away. Tokyo Narita Airport lies about 37 mi from the center of the city, so plan your travel itinerary carefully when booking your flight from the US to Japan.
Most international travelers tend to buy local currency once they arrive at their destination and all the major Japanese airports have currency exchange offices where you can buy yen to pay for your taxi, rental car or to use public transportation.
Yes, they do. All the international airports serving US flights provide facilities for parents traveling with children. These services include Baby Rooms equipped with changing tables and microwaves, nursing rooms for mothers with infants and Children’s Play Areas where the young ones can tire themselves out before the long flight home.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a given destination and date is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "Boarding very efficient."
Cons: "Boarding in New York could have been better organized"
Cons: "The chairs were just a little uncomfortable, too firm, but everything else made up for it."
Cons: "I am satisfied with AA overall."
Pros: "Lots of Leg room"
Pros: "The boarding process ran very smoothly and they dropped us off right in front of the stairs of the plane so we didn’t get wet in the rain amazing"
Cons: "Air on the plane was stuffy"
Cons: "Check in and apps stuck in 80'"
Pros: "Good efficiency for boarding an good in air entertainment"
Cons: "Delayed for an hour while already boarded"
Pros: "Pretty much everything"
Pros: "Smooth ride"
Pros: "Everything ! Makes me what to travel to Japan more."
Cons: "I loved it"
Pros: "Overall is good :)"
Cons: "Everything. I will fly out from Narita from this point forward."
Pros: "The window shades were so cool. Seat was small but fairly comfortable and I like the foot rest."
Cons: "No vegetarian options on the main meal menu"
Pros: "Rebooked me because I went to wrong airport — thanks"
Cons: "The business meal was just okay this time. Not as good as before."
Pros: "Very helpful and polite"
Cons: "I got a sore but comes the seat was not very padded"
Pros: "Friendly diligent staff"
Cons: "No announcement to acknowledge the bumpy ride"
Cons: "No AC"
Pros: "Courtesy and thoughtful services throughout the flight More leg room and better food than typical American Airlines’ economy"
Cons: "Can’t think of any thing"
Pros: "Very clean and modern aircraft. Staff were friendly and attentive. They provided directions and a guide for travelers transitioning from domestic to international flights. Strongly recommend Japan Airlines."
Cons: "Nothing, well done."
Pros: "The meals. The attention to service details. The seats are better."
Cons: "Ticket reservation follow up."
Pros: "Superb services!"
Cons: "I don't think there's anything I didn't like during my journey"
Cons: "more movie options!"
Pros: "Comfortable and service was pleasant"
Cons: "Like all of it except lack of vegetarian option for food"
Pros: "Awesome experience, nothing like any other. Will fly again."
Pros: "I liked the overall service and professionalism."
Cons: "The entertainment selection was limited, it was an older system I assume as the screen was not touchscreen."
Cons: "Food, especially before landing"
Pros: "Plane was not sold out, I was able to have the roll with my girlfriend. All flights should be like this."
Cons: "They made me pay for a seat that they gave to other people for free. Really messed up."
Pros: "Very efficient boarding. Using two doors and a twin aisle plane made boarding very efficient despite the size of the plane and the number of people. Free WiFi worked surprisingly well - I was able to make a video call to my family. The plane was clean and tidy . Not really much more to say as it was a very short flight."
Cons: "No food offered, not even a biscuit, only very basic drink selection."
Pros: "I hope to always find the great deals I have with Japan Airlines and continue with a smooth traveling experience as this one!"
Pros: "The flight was long, but good. I was able to upgrade to better seats for only $100 which made the long flight more comfortable. AA customer service on the flight was very good."
Pros: "The flight went well and the 3 meals were interesting. The staff was professional."
Cons: "It's kinda hard to sleep. Some of the food could taste a bit fresher and less microwaved."
Pros: "All was fine"
Cons: "Not much leg room"
Pros: "The airplane and all crevices"
Pros: "Great staff and washlet toilets on board."
Cons: "I ended boarding last not one of the first as other airlines."
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "only drink provided but no snack"
Pros: "Service and polite staff."
Cons: "Not much space between the seats for my long legs."
Pros: "Very attentive service, very comfortable seats on economy, good food, excellent attention to detail"
Cons: "Free Wi-Fi would be nice"
Cons: "too little legroom seating is designed shorter legged Japanese"
Cons: "Some crew members from Hong Kong better make more effort to improve service skills."
Pros: "Amazingly polite, smiling happy people. Respectful, it actually makes your day to deal with employees like this."
Cons: "Nothing. Was great."
Pros: "It was my first time flying to Japan from LA and the experience was great. Yeah my flight was delay by 3 hours for reasons out of their control and I missed my connecting flight but they completely made up for it. The food and drinks were really good along with the service. Plus they booked me on another flight along with a hotel for the night. Awesome service and experience, I would travel with them again."
Cons: "I don't have anything to complain about."
Pros: "Great entertainment options. Didn't try the food but I never do. Friendly and helpful staff."
Cons: "Everyone was accomadating"
Pros: "The first meal was awesome! The second one was so-so."
Pros: "Food was good."
Cons: "Not enough soft drinks and ice has to be asked for."
Cons: "Being notified in advance that the flight was going to be delayed 40 minutes instead of waiting until the scheduled boarding time to say there was a delay and the delay time was undetermined."
Cons: "I’ll use Korean Airlines again!"
Cons: "More water"
Pros: "They are always friendly and comfortable seating"
Cons: "Let me change my ticket due to a death in the family."
Pros: "Clean comfortable"
Cons: "Vegan meal option needs more veggies"
Cons: "The only thing that brought my rating of this flight down was the fact that it was so hot in the plane! From the moment we boarded, this plane was, for reasons we couldn’t figure out, stuffy and uncomfortably hot. My pregnant girlfriend did not particularly enjoy this flight."
Pros: "Excellent service and probably the most efficient boarding process I’ve ever been a part of. Food service went by without a hitch, and the stewardesses knew English very well so we felt comfortable and welcomed. I also really liked being able to get terminal/travel information from the infotainment system. Being that I’ve never been to ICN or NRT before, having access to terminal maps and basic instructions on how to find connecting flights and baggage claim areas was probably one of the most helpful features of the flight!"
Cons: "I am 5’11” and found my seat somewhat uncomfortable. It didn’t detract from being able to sleep at all, but it did seem like the seats on this airline might be at its most comfortable with shorter passengers."
Pros: "Everything was great"
Pros: "comfortable seats"
Pros: "The transit lounges at the new Seoul terminal are outstanding."
Cons: "Flight delayed which caused me to miss my connecting. This is now causing me to spend an additional 12 hours traveling to the same destination."
Cons: "A little bit crowded"
Pros: "Comfortable flight with a nice crew. An overall good experience."
Cons: "After arriving, the waiting time for receiving a VISA was quite long for people staying longer than the regular 3 months."
Pros: "The crew was the best we’ve flown with bar none! We were in economy class but by the attention we received from the flight attendants , the food we were served & entertainment offered we felt like first class passengers! We highly recommend this airlines! We were very impressed and pleased from beginning to end!"
Pros: "Got exit row seat. No extra charge."
Cons: "Everything was great"
Pros: "The general service was amazing. The flights were all super clean, well stocked (they still provided headphones, pillows, and blankets) and nice newer planes. The crew was great as well, their English was pretty good and I never had any issues."
Cons: "My original seat assignments were not found so I lost my window seat on one flight."
Pros: "Very comfortable flight and very attentive crew. Food and service was great and great cocktails in the bar"
Cons: "Had to wait an hour in the air pane for a gate to be assigned in Seoul."
Pros: "The movie selections were pretty good and was enough entertainment for the long flight"
Cons: "The flight delay forced us to run from one end of the Incheon Intl Airport to another to catch our connecting flight."
Pros: "Bags were not checked through to Cebu because of the 10+ hr layover. Had to go out to arrival area to follow up on bag transfer. Korean Air wouldnt issue my boarding pass for my INC to CEB flight at LAX so I have to get in line again at the Korean Air check- in counter in INC then was told to go to Jin Air since it was operated by them. Jin Air wouldn't issue a boarding pass because my flight was at 8 AM the following day. I ended up sleeping at the predept area until the counter opened."
Pros: "Love the service on this flight! Super friendly and quick to service."
Cons: "The seat pocket in front of me was full with magazines. No space for any else. Like others airlines the seats were too narrow."
Pros: "The vegetarian food is better than what was served by the other airlines I've flown in."
Cons: "Only real complaint I have and I don't even know if it's a valid complaint but seats were small and the remote to control the in flight entertainment was broken."
Pros: "All the flight attendants were very nice and they had amazing attitudes--especially on my flight going TO Hawai'i. All the flight attendants had smiles on their faces and they were always ready and willing to assist passengers. Every time they delivered something, they were always smiling; even when passengers asked for more assistance, the flight attendants delivered service with a smile!! Amazing!! This was my first time flying Korean Air, but it will not be my last!! My experience with Korean Air was fantastic!! I will definitely fly Korean Air again!! Thank you!!"
Pros: "Seats more comfortable than other planes"
Pros: "Food was ok, pretty clean, nothing special like I remembered"
Cons: "Staff were oddly unfriendly and I was awakened twice"
Pros: "The comfortable ride during the entire trip"
Cons: "I'm not happy about the condition of my luggage. When I received my luggage, the latch to close my suitcase was badly damaged. Half of one of the latches was broken off! My suitcase was not locked in the first place so there was no reason for anyone to be so forceful with it."
Pros: "I had a safe flight"
Cons: "The food selection was awful,and the crew was rude about altering if you didn't like what was available"
Pros: "I took me to my destination."
Cons: "I bought a Korean Air flight but it was a flight with another airline Jin Air. I felt ripped off, i could have bought the same flight for a whole lot cheaper. Well, i learned another lesson about business and how bigger airline uses their name to sell flights. Never again for me."
Pros: "Nice in-flight movie options. Friendly staff. Plenty to drink and enough to eat."
Cons: "Meal was chicken and rice and plenty to drink: water, coffee, soda. There was also pickled vegetables and tofu, but I was satisfied not eating those. Numerous intermittent announcements: [The usual preflight safety briefing, the mid-flight seat-belt and arrival eta announcements, the mid-flight turbulence and temperature comments, the customs-forms hand-outs, the duty-free inflight shopping opportunity announcement, the eventual apologetic conclusion of the duty-free, inflight shopping opportunity] together spoiled my calculated chance of finishing a short movie."
Pros: "I LIKE IT"
Pros: "Service was good... Entertainment and food was on par with what I expected"
Cons: "Delay leaving LAX, had a short connection, no one informed me that connecting flight was delayed also. I rushed to get to the gate to find out flight was delayed. Had to rush for no reason."
Pros: "Lots of room, most space I have ever seen in an economy class. Nice attendants and good food."
Cons: "Every Korean flight I had this trip was delayed. Created problems when Korean Air gives you 1 hour to transfer at Incheon. When transferring, all passengers need to go through security again and there are long lines. Airport attendants were not nice and made us ask people to cut in line. After running through the airport, we then find out the plane was delayed an hour to accommodate other delayed connections! They could have told us this before but only rushed us off."
Pros: "Loved the slippers toothbrush toothpaste Liked the in flight meal Entertainment was great Roomy and comfortable. My seat wouldn't recline so they let me sit in the back seats reserved for the crew so I wold be able to recline and sleep in the long flight to Korea."
Pros: "Air Korea continued to be awesome"
Cons: "Still no laptop plug"
Pros: "crew, entertainment, overall a great flight(s)"
Cons: "air so dry in cabin"
Cons: "Boarding would have been fast if the passengers seating in the back rows were called first to board, followed by the middle rows, and last to board, people seated in the fron rows (after of course calling the priority passengers. Traffic on the aisle would be avoided"
Pros: "the amount of baggage allowed. the food. the people i was seated with. the flight movie selection. the staff. the beer. the free toothbrush, toothpaste, slippers, jeju island water"
Cons: "i wish there was a way to elevate the legs when flying. my legs ache so bad when im on a long flight. maybe some sort of netting underneath the chair in front so you can put your feet in them."
Pros: "The ladies are polite, respectful and quiet. Food is fresh and tasty and the bathroom... What a difference!! Apparently they clean it all the time."
Pros: "KA broke handle in my luggage and it was difficult to make them pay back some reasonable amount of money for that (my suitcase was just one year old) but at the end they did a lot. Love their metal cutlery instead of plastic ones. It's not only better to eat with them but also better for environment."
Pros: "Boarding was like any other airline, but once you got on the plane everything was at least a step above the US Air flight I just got off of."
Pros: "While I slept for part of the flight they placed a note telling me that they let me sleep and didn't want to disturb me."
Cons: "There were no outlets on the plane to charge my devices and it was very cramped in my seating area."
Pros: "Service, comfort, and seat room."
Cons: "Everything was enjoyable on return flight"
Pros: "Staff, food, flight.. everything was great."
Pros: "Crew was very nice, toilets clean."
Cons: "Flight delayed 2 times, didn’t receive text or Email from the second delayed"
Cons: "Chair isn’t comfortable."
Cons: "The planes are pretty outdated especially the connecting flights from Narita to HKG"
Pros: "Flight attendants were amazing and so service oriented!"
Cons: "Seat padding - seat was a bit firm"
Pros: "The crew was great, friendly and helpful. The food was good and the overall service on the plane was great."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed from Los Angeles and we did not make our connecting flight in Tokyo. The next option they had was a full 24 hours later so we ended up taking the train. I tried to make adjustments to one of my flights for the return home and was told that is not an option."
Cons: "After they told about change my flight to Asiana I finally agreed but I had to walk by myself to Asiana, ANA couldnt at least to make the changes to avoid me long time to stand in line by asiana airlines. I would never recomend ANA"
Pros: "Very comfortable flights. Exceptional crew on and off the planes. Great food and drink/snack options. Lots of entertainment options as well."
Cons: "I have no complaints abouts my flights. Travel is tough at times but ANA made it seem easy."
Pros: "Everything about this airline made my flight pleasant. The staff were polite and accommodating"
Pros: "I liked how much leg room we had. I also liked the movie selection and the food."
Cons: "It would have been nice to have water more frequently during the flight."
Pros: "Typical ANA quality as always."
Cons: "Nothing in particular."
Pros: "Staff were very helpful and the food was good."
Cons: "The place where we at, the aircon/ fan is not working, my husband and I tried but still not working, uncomfortable feeling for a long trip , prior to this we had a long walk to find our gate number because it's in the new building. Our plane delayed so we arrived late at Tokyo causing to missed our plane connection then the crew helped us( very accommodating) for our transfer from Narita international airport to Haneda International airport with Limo bus, 1 & 1/2 hour ride with our luggages and waited for 8 hrs to be on board in a different airline."
Pros: "Security was efficient and quick. Customs was expedited. Both flights, take off and landings, were smooth!"
Pros: "Take off and landing was smooth. Stewardesses were very helpful."
Pros: "Economy premium was very comfortable. Best service I’ve had on an airplane since Pan American days."
Cons: "I didn’t like the boarding process one long line. However, it moved quickly and unlike American airlines there was plenty of overhead space. They let you check 2 bags free. Of course, it is an international flight."
Pros: "Boarding was easy and efficient. Crew was tirelessly courteous and respectful. The entertainment system had a good selection, but I've seen better. The food and drink service was excellent. Seats had charging jackass for phones. I'd fly with them again"
Cons: "Internet was more expensive than it should be"
Cons: "Everything. The best I I"
Pros: "Service, Cleanliness and Overall Quality"
Cons: "Seats could be better"
Pros: "I loved that the interior was completely darkened for about seven of the 12 hours of flight time."
Cons: "I just couldn't get comfortable in economy class. Traveling in business or first class was visibly MUCH more comfortable, so be aware that it may be difficult to get to sleep."
Cons: "very average"
Pros: "got cancelled"
Pros: "The airline was late in arriving for my translate flight but when I got to the airport in Narita everything was taken care excellent ground service"
Cons: "The flight attendants gave me the most beautiful hospitality hope you keep up the good job this was my third time around using ANA"
Pros: "ANA did a great job of keeping customers informed about every detail regarding the delays we experienced with the flight. ANA did a great job of finding me a new flight when delays caused by the ground crew caused me to miss a connecting flight."
Cons: "Late boarding caused us to miss connecting flights."
Pros: "Great crews and good foot space!"
Cons: "Food was terrible! Getting worse every time !"
Pros: "Attendants were friendly."
Cons: "Flight was late."
Pros: "The attendants are all courteous and respectful."
Pros: "Nice once I got on the plane"
Cons: "Having to wait an extra 7 hrs because of a delay on top of the 3hrs I came early to the airport. Didn't even get an email notifying me that the flight was delayed. Wasted my vacation time by a whole day"
Pros: "Everything.. the crew was so gracious and kind even tho the delay was out their control. they even gave us 30,000 Yen or $260 approximately, which they didn’t have to do. i will start flyin ANA... not because of the money, but because of the delay... which no American carrier would have done and would’ve given excuse after excuse."
Cons: "airline is unprofessional the whole trip was canceled"
Pros: "Nice space between seats for the economy class."
Cons: "The entertainment center (sound) did not work in my son's seat."
Cons: "Lack of airline professional staff at lax airport. There's no set person in charge. We had an emergency return and no one can explain or give us answers for rebooking our flights."
Cons: "See subject line"
Pros: "Everything was fine"
Cons: "The seats hurt my butt"
Pros: "Very helpful and accommodating flight attendants ... all with a smile!"
Pros: "nice.crew. actually able to book exit row.seat online. pre-check-in is great all you do at the airport is drop the bags .no long queues."
Cons: "boarding process is not organized. no travel amenities offered. (no slipper, had to ask for toothbrush) ..."
Pros: "Loved everything about the flight - food was good plenty of drinks throughout the flight unlimited movies smooth take off and landing."
Cons: "Flight was delayed by 30+ minutes which made me/many others late for any connecting flights."
Pros: "Food & Entertainment"
Pros: "Good food and cabin service. Accommodating in connecting flight arrangements."
Cons: "Left an hour late because of slow ground service and poor scheduling. Extremely uncomfortable seats."
Pros: "Very good experience with ANA."
Cons: "More of an movie selection. Maybe up date movie ever 2-3 weeks as they become available for the company"
Pros: "The plane was new enough and clean, the food was modest but good, snacks were generous and tasty, but what sets ANA apart is the attentiveness, courtesy, and thoughtfulness of the crew. I used to fly Singapore Airlines often and felt this way about them, but in recent years I’ve noticed a fall off in service. ANA has maintained or even raised their standards of service."
Cons: "The food good but not great. But...it’s airplane food."
Pros: "on time"
Pros: "The flight attendants were very helpful."
Cons: "It is a very long flight."
Cons: "The check-in at LAX. They form 2 different lines for Economy. The 1st line was lined with the people arriving first. Then the 2nd line started to fill later. But when the ANA agents came out, they have no clue and serve the line of the people arriving later. Should know what they are doing. Either just 1 line, or if 2 lines, should ask which line come first"
Pros: "People the staff was nice and tried to be helpful"
Cons: "Gates kept changing flight was delayed multiple times the flight had no air so I was sweating the whole time my nose began to bleed. I missed my connecting flight to Okinawa they sent me on a hour long shuttle to another airport to fly out the next day."
Pros: "Customer service and food!"
Pros: "Service was great, food was decent. Bumpy ride though, plane felt "old"."
Cons: "Everything was good. Only thing I could say is the plane felt outdated."
Pros: "The entertainment and food were very good. It’s a long flight, so more cushions in the seat would be great. I felt like my tailbone was getting bruised."
Cons: "The entertainment and food were very good. It’s a long flight, so more cushions in the seat would be great. I felt like my tailbone was getting bruised."
Cons: "More food variety"
Pros: "Friendly staff. Both two meals were awesome."
Cons: "Already done."
Pros: "The service, foods , sack ,"
Pros: "Food, service"
Cons: "The space"
Cons: "Flight was a little warm but was able to get it cooler via help from crew but got warmer again towards the end of flight. Overall good flight though"
Pros: "I liked the size of the cups for drinks: smaller than usual."
Cons: "You could train some of your crews to behave more polite to the customers like they do in the Japanese airlines. Male crews tended to be nicer than female crews."
Pros: "The crew was amazing. It was my first time flying so I was a little nervous but they made me feel safe and welcomed. The friendly crew was honestly what made the whole experience great."
Cons: "The lunch part at the end was a little late we had just had a snack and a small sandwich so we didn't eat a lot. But food was great!"
Pros: "crew handled the tough crowd well, but were not extremely hospitable"
Cons: "food was disgusting"
Pros: "Singapore airlines never disappoints"
Cons: "Everything. Singapore Airlines had a great reputation. Imagine my disappointment. It was a horrible flight. The crew was nice enough, but inattentive. The food, if such a term may be applied here, was inedible. Just vile. In flight entertainment was a complete joke. Boarding was awful, but it always is. Seats were extremely uncomfortable. This racket is the ultimate way to rip somebody off of $1000. Horrible."
Pros: "The inflight entertainment was great, lots of movie selections"
Cons: "The leg room was horrible. Honestly the worst space I've ever had in a flight. I was shocked considering Singapore air is considered one of the best airlines"
Pros: "They were polite."
Cons: "Not as attentive as ANA or China Airlines. I had to give 4-5 request to get what I want."
Pros: "I loved everything! The plane was well maintained, the crew were friendly and attentive, the flight was comfortable even for such long hours. Food was also great! In flight entertainment had recent movies and shows, even international selections."
Pros: "Short flight"
Pros: "Loved the food/Movies/seats."
Cons: "No air vents and the cabin was very very stuffy and warm for many people. I’ve never heard one child cry for 7+ hours before until this flight. But everything else was decent to say the very least:)"
Cons: "Little or no room in Economy"
Pros: "Excellent attention to service and comfort."
Pros: "Staying in a hotel for 24 hours."
Cons: "Not actually making it to Japan."
Pros: "Friendly attentive staff. Excell ent food and great. Service."
Cons: "Really crowded seats in economy."
Pros: "I haven’t flown Emirates, but SQ beats the many others I have flown by a significant margin—especially the Chinese airlines, but also all major US airlines, JAL, Korean, et al."
Pros: "The seats are very comfortable. There was ample entertainment."
Cons: "No complaints at all. They are very professional and I would chose them again."
Cons: "Lost our luggage that full with our winter clothing for the trip singapore airlines delivered to our hotel the next day and compensate us ¥jpn 12000"
Pros: "Great crew, good food (best I've had on an airplane), plenty of drinks, and a good entertainment system."
Cons: "Nothing bad to say about this flight. Great airline."
Pros: "Crews were all nice, respectful and helpful!"
Cons: "I wanted to watch Indian movies, but I didn’t see the subtitles for most/all of them."
Pros: "Food and good service"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Very good service! Lots of flight attendants and they were kind the flight was long, but mostly smooth. The entertainment was good and there was a lot of it."
Cons: "The flight map was a mess. It either said we had 115 hours of flying time or 3.5 hours. Also, it showed the plane pointing in the opposite direction that we were flying in. A minor issue, but weird."
Pros: "I like the personal TV, my foot rest and water holder frequent water serve,"
Cons: "For me coffee is too strong, and I like the food on the way to Tokyo better than on the way back to LA"
Pros: "Great service. Really friendly and polite. Lots of current movies and TV shows to watch and provided earbuds with adaptors. Made the experience a lot more pleasant."
Cons: "The seats can be laid bag pretty far and the people in front of me decided to recline for a majority of the 10 hour flight. I wish the chairs either didn't do this or the flight attendants would have said something. I didn't feel like I had the authority to do anything about it. Also it was so warm! I have no idea if there was a fan."
Pros: "I paid for an economy class ticket but got first class service."
Cons: "My Vegan meal was terrible."
Pros: "Clean aircraft. First rate and very attentive cabin staff. High Quality food and mid flight snacks. Its clear a lot of thought has gone into the making and running of this airline. My first experience and quite frankly I will fly SIA whenever possible."
Cons: "Cabin was to me a little warm during initial taxi at LAX. But not overly so."
Pros: "The service and fast flight"
Pros: "the crews were very polite and very helpful"
Pros: "Ease of checking. Empty seat between us"
Cons: "Can't upgrade with krisflyer miles"
Pros: "The aircraft was clean, new, spacious and quiet. The bathrooms were regularly maintained. The food quality, selection and quantity was excellent for the economy class. Even the serving utensils were solid metal and had a very high quality feel to it. Having an endless supply of mid flight snacks was also appreciatd I always like the warm wet towels, which were offered at take off and landing. The entertainment choices were endless, but because it had USB and regular power, I was able to work on my laptop and listen to my podcasts on phone without worrying about running out of battery."
Cons: "The crew lacked its usual pep and cheer. For some reason they seemed very introverted and tired. First time on Singapore Airline that I noticed. The amenities kit was a bit on the cheap side. Also, only the supplied two prong headphones could be used with the entertainment system, I would have preferred an option to use my high end ones -- this was the main reason I chose to just work and listen to my own music/podcasts instead of watching a movie. We boarded and disembarked through the business sections and the aisles were too narrow. The announcements were hard to hear and the temperature was set too low for half of the flight (to kept fluctuating requiring constant adjustment of blanket/jacket). Having said that will keep flying them."
Pros: "Touch screen entertainment system with great variety of programs. Good food, clean cabin, friendly crews. I'd fly again on Singapore Air over other domestic airlines and Japanese airlines."
Cons: "Sound quality of ear buds was not good. No issues if you travel with your own."
Pros: "The service in coach was very impressive! The flight attendants could not be more attentive! I can only imagine how it would be in business or first class."
Pros: "Made Econ class feel like biz :)"
Pros: "The best long leg flight I've been on. I managed to get a whole row to myself and that made the 12hr flight so much better. The crew was very professional, kind, attentive, and it was grand."
Pros: "Customer service and food couldn't be better."
Pros: "Huge selection of movies Towel service, socks, and toothbrush for economy class Snacks included entire chocolate bars! Friendly staff"
Pros: "Almost everything"
Cons: "The leg rests didn't have enough room to be useful. I'm only 5'10", which is average, not tall, so they should have had more legroom."
Pros: "Everything in this flight is very good. Next traveling time I will consider this airline first!!"
Pros: "Singapore airlines was also great and I very much enjoyed that flight even though it was 10 or more hours. The good was great and same for the entertainment . The whole flight was very pleasant . Also I loved the steamed towels that was something i haven't had on a flight before ."
Pros: "The stewardesses were extremely professional- attentive & pleasant. The toilet was well equipped. There was no delay in taking off Boarding was orderly & efficient & quick and so was disembarking. The snacks were nice- ice cream, apples, chops, sandwiches. Many other airlines don't even provide snacks on these long flights. The seats in wconomy were roomy & confortable."
Cons: "I can't think of anything that was bad but I didn't enjoy the breakfast. I would have preferred an American breakfast. It was a mixture of shrimp, potato & brocolli. Ivwould have pregerred a criossant & yogurt to the tiramisu & roll."
Pros: "The flight attendants were super attentive and took great care of me, even bringing me headache medicine."
Cons: "I was in a front row seat which meant using my table in the armrest would wake up my neighbor. (Not a big deal but a little awkward) It was also hard to sleep because the seats didn't recline enough."
Pros: "It was the best service ive ever had. The flight attendants came right away and were always coming up the aisle making sure we eye well hydrated and fed"
Pros: "The flight staff were very friendly and always seemed to be eager to help all the passengers. The menu on the flight was also excellent. Wonderful flight"
Cons: "The layover in Japan was not exactly what I hoped for but I managed OK. Short layovers work better for me."
Pros: "The entertainment was nice. No need to download app."
Cons: "The complimentary snack was nice. We don’t have that in the mainland coast to coast flights. Keep serving it."
Pros: "layover time is short. Transfer gate is very convenient."
Cons: "Boarding process was messy"
Pros: "Food and service was pretty good"
Cons: "Stuck at the gate after boarding for an entire hour while they did maintenance on the plane before we left."
Pros: "The use of an ipad along with the special built in stand for entertainment was innovative and effective. I found the food to be delicious."
Cons: "Though the seats were nice, they were not as nice as some of the other first or business class international flights I have taken."
Pros: "Food and drink were included, plane was very comfortable, and the service was friendly and professional... great experience."
Cons: "Took time check in too long. I have been just standing front of check in counter 1hour. It was bad service."
Pros: "The overall service is very good."
Cons: "We liked everything except that they don’t have blankets for the passengers..."
Pros: "Everything was fine in general."
Cons: "Turbulance but pilot did not addeess it by saying he would change altitude to avoid it."
Pros: "They offered a free light breakfast and they treated us great"
Pros: "Meal served"
Pros: "The service and food and drinks"
Cons: "How dirty the plane was and especially the restrooms"
Cons: "They charge for movies"
Cons: "Plane was old. Airplane was freezing, they only hade blankets for sale. My husband’s seat did not recline"
Pros: "Staff was pleasant"
Cons: "Seats were uncomfortable, food was marginal (as with most airline food)."
Pros: "Leg space was good.no inflight intertan"
Cons: "No onflight entertainment unless you fork over money for an IPad."
Pros: "Service, plain, food, snacks.. seats"
Pros: "Staff were amazingly friendly"
Cons: "Not much value for first class"
Pros: "Clean staff interior"
Cons: "Paying for entertainment"
Pros: "The food and hospitability"
Cons: "Entertainment options were few and outdated"
Pros: "Served food, on time departure and arrival"
Cons: "Entertainment expensive"
Pros: "We were Platinum so we could use the Premier Club room."
Pros: "One of the few airlines that provides a meal. Pretty sweet."
Cons: "Nothing to dislike."
Cons: "charge for bags"
Pros: "I really had a comfortable ride- thank you as always!"
Cons: "Everything was excellent"
Pros: "Wonderful customer service, excellent atmosphere, spacious seating. I love Hawaiian!"
Pros: "Great customer service. We brought our 1 year old and was treated with so much care. Made it so easy for us to travel"
Cons: "The tickets I got thru kayak lost the seat reservation. My family sat away from me for both flights. The tickets I purchased directly worked out fine. Won't be using kayak anymore."
Cons: "No entertainment on plane. In other words, did not like having to pay for the movies. We pay so much money and no wifi in economy class"
Cons: "Pay for entertainmen"
Pros: "I like that they feed you and give you more room. They also have competitive deals"
Pros: "Hawaiian granted me an isle seat hat I requested after purchasing the ticket. I also appreciated the meal that was provided at no cost."
Cons: "I would have liked an "oldies" channel on the music program. I'm 70. (:"
Pros: "Our brakes were not up to par to land in Kauai. Detour to Honolulu. Sucked!!!!!!!!!"
Pros: "Quiet and comfortable"
Cons: "Food and videos"
Pros: "All services are great!"
Cons: "Too cold."
Pros: "On-time, dinner meal served onboard."
Pros: "Efficient and professional meal/bev service."
Cons: "Sat on the runway for a long time, bumpy landing."
Pros: "Blankets and pillows"
Cons: "Attendant was not polite"
Pros: "It's my first time flying with Hawaiian Airlines. I must say that I wasn't impressed nor disappointed. However, the view when flying over the islands is amazing!"
Pros: "First time flyer with Hawaiian Air. This is what all other domestic American airline companies should aspire to be."
Cons: "Can't think of anything ..."
Pros: "It was easy."
Cons: "Still have to pay for entertainment"
Pros: "Comfortable with good service"
Pros: "Legroom I upgraded for"
Cons: "Seats are very narrow and most uncomfortable"
Pros: "Complimentary food, wine with the meal, coffee/tea immediately. We were VERY pleased."
Cons: "Loved it all!!!"
Airlines flying to Japan have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Japan
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights to Japan
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights to Japan
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights to Japan
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights to Japan