On October 25, Japan Airlines will launch new daily services from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Guangzhou and Shanghai and will add a second daily round-trip from Haneda to Beijing. However, on the same day it will drop its Tokyo Narita-Guangzhou service and one of two daily Narita-Beijing round-trips.

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From April 1, Finnair will dedicate aircraft with flat-bed seats in Business Class to flights to Tokyo and New York, and from May 1 to Beijing and Seoul. From June 1, Finnair will also offer flat-bed seats on its routes from Helsinki to Hanoi, Hong Kong, Nagoya, Osaka and Shanghai.

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Oneworld alliance members Japan Airlines and Qatar Airways are launching a codeshare agreement and will begin codesharing flights on December 3.

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JAL will codeshare with Jetstar Japan on the latter carrier’s domestic flights connecting to and from JAL’s international services at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport, Osaka Kansai International Airport and Nagoya’s Chubu Centrair International Airport.

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Singapore Airlines will mark its 40th anniversary of operating direct services between Singapore and Osaka by operating daily Airbus A380 flights between Changi International Airport and Kansai International Airport from Friday, August 10 to Wednesday, August 15.

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Singapore Airlines is increasing the frequency of services to points in Southeast Asia, North Asia, the Indian subcontinent and other markets during the northern-winter operating season from October 30, 2011 to March 24, 2012 because of continuing growth in travel demand.

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The first flight on the route, which Hawaiian Airlines operated on July 12, represented the third time in eight months that the carrier had begun service to a new destination in Asia.

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Subject to approval from the Japanese government, Hawaiian Airlines’ inaugural flight from Honolulu International Airport to Osaka’s Kansai International Airport is scheduled for July 12, with the inaugural return flight from Osaka to Honolulu on July 13.

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The airline will operate its SQ12/SQ11 round-trip service on the Singapore-Tokyo Narita-Los Angeles route with A380s from March 27. Singapore Airlines currently operates the route with Boeing 747-400s.

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From October 31, in addition to codesharing on JAL’s new Hong Kong-Haneda flights, both airlines will also begin to market each other’s flights linking Hong Kong with Narita and Sapporo, increasing the number of codeshare flights to two per day operated by JAL and 16 per day operated by Cathay Pacific Airways.

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Finnair is planning to increase the frequency of its nonstop flights to Seoul, Nagoya, Osaka and Delhi from the end of 2010 and is launching a new route to Singapore in May 2011, as well as increasing service to Hong Kong in June.

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