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Spring Airlines Japan


109 reviews
Headquarters: Kozunomori 4 Chome 11 No 2 Yubinbango, Narita 286-0048 Chiba Prefecture 011 81 570-666-188 Website
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Portland, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Your carry on is limited by 5kg. I have a small backpack with my camera and a few items. They wouldn’t let me carry it on. They nickel and dime you for everything. Like Ryan Air. Terrible service!

Domestic Economy Chitose - Tokyo
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spring Airlines Japan is based in Narita and 33% is owned by the Chinese low cost carrier - Spring Airlines. Whenever I fly by LLC's my expectations are never high. The main purpose here is the cost factor. If one wants something fancy or over the top in terms of food, service or atmosphere, then fly with the big boys....

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Domestic Economy Tokyo - Hiroshima

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Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our way back from Osaka to Tokyo after a wonderful week me and my sisters used the Spring Japan airlines. We had a 4 hours gap between the arrival of the spring flight to Tokyo and the take off of Etihad airline flight. The flight was late way more than promised where they kept saying it will be late...

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Domestic Economy Osaka - Tokyo

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level 6 Contributor
110 reviews
52 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2018

took the flight from Hiroshima to Tokyo. it was a good flight and value for money. they are very strict with the luggage size and weight for carry-on so good to know the weight of your carry-on bags/item. the legroom was very narrow though. for someone tall and big, it will not be a comfortable flight. otherwise it was a...

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Domestic Economy Hiroshima - Tokyo

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Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Cost-performance is great. Specially, if the flight is just of a couple hours. Read the fine print. Some special offers only allows you a single carry-on of 5kg. If you get to the counter with extra bags, even of small size, they will do anything possible to charge you the $50 excess luggage. This is per flight, so can end...

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North Asia Economy Tokyo - Wuhan

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Melbourne, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Just an update to my earlier post - adding luggage via the Spring Airlines call centre once in Japan worked fine, but the automated recording for credit card payments is in Japanese only. So it helps to have a Japanese speaker with you! It was a little bit of a hassle but I couldn't fault the flight experience from Hiroshima...

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Domestic Economy Hiroshima - Tokyo

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Wasaga Beach
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 26, 2017

We had to get to Tokyo, Narita, and to buy the ticket from Canada, it was very expensive, but my daughter-in-law booked the flight from Japan and it was very inexpensive. Good flight and comfortable.

Domestic Economy Hiroshima - Tokyo
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2 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Firstly this company proposes attractive flight pricing but finally they will charge you tremendously in case any of your luggage exceeds 5 Kg weight. Their staff is weighting all your luggage when you are checking in and I was charged 9000 Japanese Yens for carrying a 7 Kg cabin luggage. Of course they do not mention the conditions they apply...

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North Asia Economy Tokyo - Wuhan

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Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2017

From reading reviews about spring airlines, I was expecting some sort of disaster along the line. However, my wife and I found Spring Airlines to be enjoyable, punctual, and with a happy staff. My wife was pregnant at the time, and they made extra sure that she was comfortable.

Domestic Economy Tokyo - Osaka
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Thank JT-Alberto
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Booked spring airlines through an agent. (Edreams) could not book baggage. Tried so hard to get onto website but could not as only in Japanese. Contacted them through Facebook message and after much back and forth found out cost of baggage but could not book until within Japan. When in Japan went to spring airlines counter at airport as phone...

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Domestic Economy Tokyo - Chitose

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“if you are tall, ask for seats at the emergency exit as there are more legroom for that.”
shahrul79, 13 Feb 2018 | Read review
“If you book from Canada it is very expensive but we had someone in Japan to book our flight.”
710jeannineb, 26 Jun 2017 | Read review
“Double check the conditions and select another airline”
michaelmV3996AO, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Check in for this airline is two-hours before flight time. Do not worry, security does not take too long in Japan.”
JT-Alberto, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid this airlines, if you have enough money and time.”
HY0801, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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About Spring Airlines Japan
Low-cost carrier Spring Airlines Japan (IJ) is headquartered in Narita and operates from a base at Narita International Airport (NRT). Chinese budget carrier Spring Airlines (9C) is a part-owner of the carrier. The airline began operations in 2014 and currently flies to four destinations. In addition to NRT, these are Hiroshima Airport (HIJ), Saga Airport (HSG) and Takamatsu Airport (TAK). Its fleet consists of three Boeing 737-800 planes with Premium Economy seating with additional legroom and Economy Class seating. As a low-cost carrier, passengers must pay extra for items such as onboard food and beverages.
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