The Land of the Rising Sun has always been a popular destination among tourists from any part of the world. This perpetual demand to travel to Japan sets ticket prices at a premium, so planning a vacation in the country can be costly! But Zipair Tokyo looks to change that, offering more affordable flights from Manila to Tokyo starting 1 Jul 2023. Here’s what guests can expect when flying with them.

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Zipair Tokyo establishes Manila-Tokyo route

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What kind of airline is Zipair Tokyo, exactly? The service is a subsidiary of Japan Airlines and provides affordable options to fly into the East Asian country. And so, flights from Manila to Tokyo just became more affordable! Travellers can start planning their dream trip to Japan when Zipair Tokyo kicks off its new Manila-Tokyo route this July.

The affordability of this airline’s tickets comes with many perks. Manila-Tokyo flights begin at US$114.23 (around ₱6,347.82), while Tokyo-Manila flights are at US$108.77 (around ₱6,044.40). These tickets also come with unlimited WiFi access and power outlets — absolute luxuries when in mid-air!

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One selling point of Zipair Tokyo’s services is the convenient flight schedules. They host one flight every day, departing Manila every 2.35pm and arriving in Tokyo at 8.05pm. Returning flights from Tokyo to Manila depart at 9.25am and arrive at 1.10pm.

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Enhance your next flight experience

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Apart from the standard ticket price, the budget airline offers three additional packages to consider that will definitely enhance air travel to Japan. The first one is Value, which includes an in-flight meal, seat selection, and check-in baggage allowance. The second package is Biz, which allows travellers the privilege of seat selection, plus space for a five-kilogram carry-on bag. Premium package has seat selection, carry-on and check-in baggage, an in-flight meal, and even an amenity kit.

Finally, when going back to Manila, the airline offers access to the Narita Paid Lounge Service. Open from 7am to 8pm, the lounge has coffee, magazines, power outlets, and ever-glorious access to WiFi. Walk-in bookings are accepted at the lounge, but we recommend arranging it earlier on Zipair’s official website for complimentary drinks! The service costs ¥1,600 (around ₱643.57).

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Exciting, right? Now, you can make your dream getaway to Japan turn into reality! Affordable rates from Zipair Tokyo’s flights will undoubtedly help the itinerary come together faster. And if the trip comes through, share us those fabulous vacation photos on TripZilla PH’s official Facebook page!

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Aldous Vince Cabildo

Ever since growing up, Aldous learned how to look at things from an historical perspective. So whenever the opportunity to travel arises, he makes sure to go to places that contain local stories and memories. From there, he takes in the lessons from the past and picks out what to learn, or should it interest him, what to unlearn. At any chance he gets, he also makes sure to try out local cuisine. When not charting his next destination, Aldous likes to explore worlds found in video games, hip-hop, film, and professional wrestling. He is a proud resident of Tondo.