Come 2020 and it will get easier to visit the Land of the Rising Sun from India with Japan Airlines (JAL) planning to launch a new nonstop service between the two countries. According to a recent announcement by the airlines, the daily nonstop service between Bengaluru (Bangalore) and Tokyo (Narita International Airport) will be operational from summer of 2020.
The 787-8 (SS8) type aircraft will be used for the flight. The flight from Bengaluru will take off at 02.45 hours and reach Narita at 14.55 hour while the flight from Narita will take off at 18.25 hours and reach Bangalore at 00.05 hours (next day).
According to the release from JAL, Bangalore, often dubbed as the Silicon Valley of India, is the address of several global corporations focusing on telecommunications, biotechnology, and automobiles.
It also said that as direct flights are currently not in service from Japan, the launch of this route will provide customers from North America a new option when travelling to the southern region of India.
Now, won't that be fantastic?