Several foreign carriers have announced plans to start service to Tokyo Haneda Airport following the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's (MLITT) decision last month to allocate 25 daytime slots at the downtown Tokyo airport to non-Japanese airlines in time for the Summer 2020 season.

It is recalled that as part of its decision, the ministry awarded the slots as follows:

  • United States: 12;
  • China: 4;
  • Russia: 2;
  • Australia: 2;
  • India: 1;
  • Italy: 1;
  • Turkey: 1;
  • Finland: 1;
  • Scandinavia (Denmark, Sweden, and Norway): 1.

Thus far, the applicant countries have awarded the slots as follows:

It is recalled that ANA - All Nippon Airways was awarded 13.5 slots against JAL - Japan Airlines' 11.5 slots.