December 18th, ZIPAIR revealed the cabin interior of their Boeing 787-8 aircraft at Tokyo-Narita airport; as the carrier prepares to launch international flights on May 14th 2020. Inaugural Service will be between Tokyo-Narita and Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi Airport, while service between Tokyo-Narita and Seoul-Incheon Airport will start from July 1st 2020.
About the Cabin Design
The interior of the cabin features a contrast of dark tones and the corporate color of harmony gray. For entertainment, the carrier will offer a fee-based option to browse the Internet and stream movies on the passengers’ smartphone or tablet. As such, the aircraft will not be equipped with personal monitors on any seat.
On ZIPAIR Boeing 787-8, two classes of service will be provided with 290 available seats.
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Business Class: ZIP Full-Flat
The Business Class product features a 180-degree reclining seat. Each seat is covered with genuine leather and equipped with reading lights and charging equipment.
These Business Class seats are manufactured by JAMCO and the design is based on their standard Business Class seat model, Venture.
Economy Class: Standard Seat
The carrier’s Economy Class product uses artificial leather on each seat, while featuring a seat pitch of 79cm and a width measuring 43cm. In addition, when one reclines, the backrest and seat move simultaneously, providing more space for passengers sitting behind each seat.
These Economy Class seats are manufactured by RECARO and the design is based on their long-haul product CL3710.
Founded in 2019, Zipair Tokyo is a low-cost airline based at Tokyo Narita International Airport. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan Airlines and will be Japan’s first medium to long-haul low-cost carrier. Flights will commence from 2020 using two Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners.
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