As Japan’s second busiest airport, Narita International Airport is an important hub for several large Japanese airline companies. All Nippon Airways, which is the largest airline company in Japan in terms of fleet size, connects the Tokyo area with major cities all over the world. Bangkok, Beijing, Delhi, Jakarta, Manila, Seoul, Singapore, and Shanghai are part of the regional international service offered by All Nippon Airways.
Japan’s biggest airline also operates non-stop flights across the Pacific Ocean into the United States. Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C. are some of the most important U.S. cities that are directly linked to Narita International Airport via All Nippon Airways. The extensive All Nippon Airways international service also reaches as far as major European cities like Frankfurt, London, and Paris. The South Concourse in Terminal 1 is where passengers can wait for Japan’s largest airline.
As the primary international airport in the Tokyo area, Narita International Airport is also home to Japan’s national flag carrier. Japan Airlines operates a very similar international schedule as that offered by All Nippon Airways. Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, and Taipei are major Asian destinations included in the schedule of Japan’s national airline. Additionally, Japan Airlines operates long haul flights to North America to cities such as Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Vancouver. Frankfurt, Moscow, Paris, and Sydney also make up the far reaching operations of Japan’s flag carrier. Japan Airlines is based in Terminal 2 at Narita International Airport.
Other smaller Japanese airlines based in Narita International Airport include AirAsia Japan and JetStar Japan. These companies offer domestic service to destinations such as Chitose, Fukuoka, Okinawa, and Osaka.
Japan’s second busiest airport is also a hub for Delta Air Lines. This major U.S. company uses Narita International Airport as an important international base for operations in Asia and the Pacific region. Delta offers great service to major U.S. cities like Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York, Portland, San Francisco, and Seattle. Delta is based in the North Concourse at Terminal 1.
As one of the busiest airports in Asia, Narita International Airport hosts other large airlines from neighboring countries. Air China, China Airlines, Korean Air, Hong Kong Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, and Thai Airways International offer great regional service between Tokyo and other major cities in Asia. Air New Zealand and Qanats are major flag carriers from the Asian Pacific region that serve Tokyo’s main international airport.