ZIPAIR Tokyo, Japan’s first medium to long-haul low-cost carrier received its Air Operator’s Certificate on 5 July 2019 based on an application submitted on 8 March 2019. The airline will operate the Boeing 787-8 aircraft with a seating capacity of 290 seats.
Tentative start dates include 14 May 2020 for its Tokyo Narita – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi flights and 1 July 2020 for its Tokyo Narita – Seoul Incheon flights. The low-cost carrier will operate from Narita Airpot Termina1 North Wing.
The cabin interior features the corporate colours of harmony grey with a contrast of dark tones providing serenity for passengers to relax on long-haul flights. Fee-based Internet and stream movies will be available on passenger’s smartphone or tablet saving the airline from installing personal monitors on the seats.
There will be two classes of service on the aircraft with 18 ZIP Full Flat (Business Class product) seats and 272 standard seats.
ZIPAIR Business Class
In Business Class, a 180-degree reclining seat manufactured by JAMCO has a seat pitch of approximately 107 cm and approximately 51 cm seat width between the armrest.
The seats are covered with genuine leather and are equipped with reading lights and power supply to charge electronic devices.
ZIPAIR Economy Class
In Economy Class, the standard seats from REARO have a seat pitch of approximately 79cm, approximate 43 cm of seat width and 8 cm angle of recline.
Seats are covered with artificial leather and they move simultaneously when you recline the backrest. The back of each seat is equipped with a tablet holder.