J-Air is a 100 per cent owned regional airline subsidiary of Japan Airlines. J-Air has announced that it would be expanding the route of E190 progressively on Itami-Sendai route and ItamiFukuoka routes. Additionally, wellreceived ‘Class J’ service on domestic flights will be offered in JAL’s E190 fleet. Of the 95 seats, Economy will comprise 80 seats and ‘Class J’ service will offer 15 seats. J-Air is the first Japanese airline to introduce E190 fleet.
Under the banner ‘Embrace New Challenges’, JAL will further enhance on-time performance service, and strengthen its regional network, in order to deliver more convenience to customers with innovative products and high-quality services.
In 2014, JAL Group had signed a firm order with Embraer for a total of 15 E-Jets comprising the E170 and the E190 jets models, as well as for an additional 12 E-Jets family options.
E-Jets are designed from a double-bubble fuselage concept, which provide customers with more in-flight space than the other same-size jet. Additionally, E-Jets powered with the reliable GE CF34 engines that produce less noise and offer high level of operational efficiency.
Introduction of E-Jets will enable JAL to match capacity with demand on each route, as well as achieve improved ontime performance and reliability. The airline is looking forward to expanding its regional network more efficiently and strives to provide customers with better convenience.