Spring Airlines Japan Ltd. is a low-cost Japanese airline that operates scheduled flights out of its hub base, Narita International Airport (NRT) in Kozunomori, Narita, Japan. The airline was founded in October 2012 and commenced operations two years later in Autumn 2014. A third of the airline is owned by Spring Airlines which is a Chinese low-cost carrier. Spring Airlines Japan is also owned by a Japanese travel agency which is known as JTB and provides Japan tour packages to Chinese customers.
In April 2021, Japan Airlines has announced that they will invest in the airline in the hope to raise their current 5% share to over 51% share by the summer.
The airline currently operates 9 regularly scheduled flights domestically within Japan as well as internationally to China.
Overall, the airline has a fleet of 6 Boeing 737-800 aircraft that can in total carry 189 passengers at one time.
As of April 2021, the airline has scheduled flights to the 9 cities within Japan and China. These destinations include Tokyo, Osaka, Sapporo, Chongqing, Bellingham, Tianjin and others. If you're looking to fly within Japan, our guide to domestic flights within Japan offers lots of helpful information.
|Japan||Osaka||KIX||Kansai International Airport|
|Japan||Sapporo||CTS||New Chitose Airport|
|Japan||Tokyo||NRT||Narita International Airport (Hub)|
|China||Chongqing||CKG||Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport|
|China||Harbin||HRB||Harbin Taiping International Airport|
|China||Tianjin||TSN||Tianjin Binhai International Airport|
|China||Wuhan||WUH||Wuhan Tianhe International Airport|
The airline's baggage allowance includes all bags, carry-ons, laptop bags, purses and other items. All baggage must be weighed.
All passengers flying with Spring Airlines Japan are permitted to take one piece of carry-on baggage through the security check-in for free. Passengers need to ensure that their carry-on baggage doesn't exceed the specified size of 56 cm x 36 cm x 23 cm (Length x Weight x Height) or a total of 115cm in three dimensions, and a maximum weight of 7 kg.
Carry-on baggage must fit within the overhead lockers and under the seat in front. Prohibited items are not allowed in the carry-on baggage or they would be confiscated by airport security. This includes any fluid exceeding 100ml.
The airline checked baggage or SpringPlus must be added to their flight purchase. The airlines allow passengers to take a maximum checked suitcase of 30 kg and the sum of 203cm in three dimensions. Any baggage exceeding the weight and size will be charged according to the distance and the weight of the excess baggage.
The airline mainly operates small flights and there is only one cabin class that is provided on the aircraft and that is the standard Economy class. The airline gives you amenities such as the one free piece of carry-on baggage, meals, beverages and the option of choosing your seat.
Seats are positioned in a 3 x 3 formation depending on the aircraft, ensuring that each passenger will sit by either a window, aisle or between two-seat.
Online check-in before your flight isn't required when travelling with the airline.
Passengers must check-in at the airport.
All passengers and baggage must be checked in 45 minutes before boarding time for international flights. Check-in for domestic flights starts 90 minutes before departure time.
At Alternative Airlines, we recommend passengers to check-in two hours before the scheduled departure time. Passengers should report to the airport check-in counters as soon as they arrive.
The airline doesn't currently have a frequent flyer program.
Spring Airlines Japan isn't currently part of any airline alliance, however, they are owned by Spring Airlines.
As of December 2020, the airline operates a fleet of 6 aircraft:
Narita International Airport (NRT) previously known as New Tokyo International Airport is an international public airport in the Greater Tokyo Area of Japan. The airport is located in the 37 km east of Tokyo in Narita, Chiba. The airport serves more than 44 million passengers each year. It's the busiest airport in Japan by international passengers.
Over 85 airlines that fly to and from Narita International Airport (NRT) includes Spring Airlines Japan, All Nippon Airways, Jetstar Japan, Peach Aviation, Japan Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Air China and many others.