|ANA B787? or Lufthansa A380?
|It is possible to see Asakusa Sky Tree from
Haneda Airport but this morning is just a
bit hazy. Today the 3rd of July has first
B-787 landed at Haneda Airport (HND) at around
06:15AM, Japan Standard Time. Live camera
captured the beautiful landing with about
12,000 viewers on the early morning stream.
Flight tests go Itami (ITM), Kansai (KIX),
Okayama (OKJ), Hiroshima (HIJ) and Nagoya
(NGO). It's been 4 years since the roll-out,
finally on commercial flights on Itami, Okayama,
Hiroshima, Yamaguchi-Ube, Matsuyama, Kagoshima,
Kumamoto, Fukuoka, Miyazaki, Sapporo-Chitose,
Takamatsu and more.
|ANA originally planned to introduce the dream
liner for Beijing Olympic held in 2008, but
Boeing pushed their schedule 3 years behind.
HND-PEK started B787 in October 2012, finally.
Are you waiting for the next generation (small
brother of B787) already? Mitsubishi is currently
building regional jet which will be a competition
to Bombardier and Embraer. Made-in-Japan
jet aircraft will be finally realized after
70 years of World War 2.
787 has longer wings compare to similar sized
767, has shorter body length compare to long
ranged 777, has bigger window ever to see
more blue sky and white cloud, let's imagine
to fly through magic northern lights on this
aircraft. Fuel efficiency (20 percent less
than 767) makes possible to fly direct to
medium city (not hub airport of big city
but rather middle-sized-city), JAL introduce
Tokyo - Boston in 2012. ANA is battling with
Lufthansa A380 for Frankfurt route with installing
the fuel efficiency craft on Haneda basis
(not Narita). ANA also starts Seattle (WA)
and San Jose (CA) on the west coast of the
USA. ANA has better Business Class configuration
(full flat sleeper seat) than Lufthansa's Business Class (angle sliding seat which not many people like that's why Lufthansa
is investing 3 -billion-euro for finally
full flat sleeper seat , not for Tokyo route yet, though...). A380 or B787, which you'd fly to Japan?
Or, do you still prefer to be on B747 the
Jumbo Jet, especially the upper deck semi-compartment
|Are you a fan of airliners and A380 families? Narita Airport has seven routes
for the big whale (bird), Frankfurt (FRT)
by Lufthansa, Paris (CDG) by Air France (re-started Summer 2012), and
Singapore (SIN and LAX) by Singapore Airlines. The least seats of ever (more individual
space with only 407 seats in total) by Korean Air, too, which is for Seoul (ICN). Now Emirates joined at Narita for Dubai, and Thai Airways International for Bangkok. Their time schedule for departures
and arrivals are as shown below, all activities
are based on Japan Standard Time. Skymark just firmed to fly their A380 to New York
City in 2014, perhaps to London and/or to
Frankfurt later. Not a fan of AirBus but
looking for B787? Her first commercial flights
over Japan sky in November 2011, more and
more routes are added with B787 here in Japan,
most updated schedule of B787 is also available
at this page and http://www.ana.co.jp/share/boeing787info/ .
LH-710 lands 07:45 gate 45 terminal 1 South
LH-711 departs 09:45 gate 45 terminal 1 South
AF-276 lands 08:00 gate 15 terminal 1 North
AF-275 departs 11:55 gate 15 terminal 1 North
SQ-012 lands 17:30 gate 45or46 terminal 1
SQ-011 lands 19:15 gate 45or46 terminal 1
SQ-012 departs 19:15 gate 45or46 terminal1
SQ-011 departs 20:50 gate 45or46 terminal
KE-705 lands 20:55 gate 25or26 terminal 1
KE-706 departs 09:25 gate 25or26 terminal
EK-318 lands 17:35 gate 66 terminal 2
EK-319 departs 22:00 gate
66 terminal 2
TG-676 lands 15:50 gate 46 terminal 1 South
TG-677 departs 17:30 gate 46 terminal
You are right to be excited to see two A380s
right next each other as they spot side by
side (gate 45 and gate 46). Daily status
can be checked at this site, please.
Let's find and track your flight on http://www.flightradar24.com/.
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