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JAL Airline Review | Short Haul From Bangkok to Tokyo with Travelgirl

JAL Airline Review | Short Haul From Bangkok to Tokyo with Travelgirl

December 2019 · 3 min read

Hi Everyone,

It has been a few years since I have flown JAL so this time so when I was redeeming my tickets via Qantas, my first preference was to use JAL to fly to Tokyo. I was able to get a flight flying out at 8am to Tokyo for a reasonable amount of points. Check-in was smooth as I already pre-booked my seats. Boarding was also smooth as they were systematically done so everyone can board and put their luggage in the overhead compartment with no delays.

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The short haul flight seat configuration in Economy was 2 x 4 x 2. It was a full flight so there weren’t many empty seats. We were given a drinks menu and our custom entry card. There were an extensive choice in drinks which I love about flying JAL. The leg room was not too great considering I have so little room while sitting up straight. Lucky the flight was not that long (5 hours) so it is somewhat bearable.

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The entertainment system was quite good. Lots of new films and Japanese movies/tv shows which I love. I actually saw 2 films during the flight which was great considering I don’t have much time to do that back home. It also has a USB connector which was perfect to charge your phones or devices.

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Food wise, we were first given snacks and drinks. The snack pack was nice, not too salty like some other airlines. I chose a hot green tea which is a nice balance with the snack. The main meal was nice compared to Qantas who I flew from Sydney to Bangkok. It was a proper meal with 2 choices which I ended up choosing chicken with vegetables. The meal was sufficient and it ended with a Haagen-Dazs ice cream. Throughout the flight, we were given drinks, snacks, fruit. I felt like the 5 hours I was either drinking or eating most of the time.

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The staff was courteous and we landed in Tokyo on time. The toilets and plane were clean and our luggage came very quickly when we went through customs. It was a great flight and I can’t wait for my long haul flight from Tokyo to Sydney in 7 days time to see how well it can be compared to the short-haul flight.


大家好,今次從 Bangkok 到東京是搭日航,整個體驗非常好. 從上機,到達東京都飛機時間都準時. 吃的就不用講,非常之好. 服務也非常棒,他們的供應的電視/電影都很新,也主要都是日文為主但沒關係,我看了兩套電影都很好看. 非常期待從東京回到 Sydney 長途機 JAL 會有多好.

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