Air Japan Faces Equipment Issue on Inaugural Flight, Narita-Seoul/Incheon Route Delayed to February 24th

Air Japan AirJapan NQ AJX JA803A

ANA Holdings’ new mid-range international brand “Air Japan” has announced that due to equipment issues, the inaugural flight on the Tokyo/Narita to Seoul/Incheon route has been cancelled and rescheduled for February 24th. This route operates five round trips per week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, with February 23rd not being an operational day.

The Tokyo/Narita to Seoul/Incheon route was scheduled to inaugurate today, February 22nd, following the Tokyo/Narita to Bangkok/Suvarnabhumi route that started on February 9th as the second route.

According to Air Japan, prior to the departure of flight NQ2 from Bangkok/Suvarnabhumi to Tokyo/Narita on February 22nd, an issue was discovered with the aircraft’s main landing gear, necessitating a parts replacement. The airline currently operates a single aircraft (Boeing 787-8, registration number: JA803A), leaving no substitutions available.

As a result, a total of four flights have been cancelled on February 22nd: the NQ1 and NQ2 flights between Tokyo/Narita and Bangkok/Suvarnabhumi, and the NQ21 and NQ22 flights between Tokyo/Narita and Seoul/Incheon. Passengers booked on these flights are being offered full refunds or rebooking options.

Air Japan stated, “We deeply apologize to our customers who have been eagerly awaiting our inaugural flight. We are committed to ensuring safety and improving our operational quality moving forward.”

Notice
This article was generated using automatic translation by GPT-4 API.
The translation may not be accurate.