Published on : Thursday, June 29, 2017
Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo; President: Yoshiharu Ueki, JAL) and USJ Co., Ltd., the operator of Universal Studios Japan (Headquarters: Konohana-ku, Osaka; President & CEO: J.L.Bonnier), begin services of specially painted aircraft JAL MINION JET (EMBRAER190) on domestic flights from July 27, 2017. To celebrate, JAL is teaming up with USJ and Illumination to sponsor Despicable Me Minion Mayhem Ride, the main attraction of Minion Park, the world’s largest* Minion-themed area which opened on April 21, 2017.
JAL is an official sponsor airline of Universal Studios Japan. JAL MINION JET features a number of Illumination’s mischievous Minions from the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem Ride on the aircraft. The Minions will be seen flying from Osaka across Japan.
Aircraft: EMBRAER 190 (E190)
Configuration number: JA248J
Overall length: 36.2 m
Overall height: 10.6 m
Overall width: 28.7 m
Number of seats: 95 seats (Class J: 15 seats, ordinary seats: 80 seats)
Osaka (Itami) = Akita, Sendai, Niigata, Nagasaki and Kagoshima
Niigata = Sapporo (New Chitose)
Tokyo (Haneda) = Miyazaki and Nanki Shirahama (starting August)