JAL to Open Newly Renovated Sakura Lounge at Hiroshima Airport

Japan Airlines (JAL) is pleased to announce that it will open the newly renovated Sakura Lounge for domestic flights at Hiroshima Airport on March 28, 2017. The new lounge, which offers high quality and sophistication, incorporates the new design applied at the domestic lounge at Sapporo New Chitose Airport based on the concept of "Japan's appearance".

Opening date

March 28, 2017 (Tue)

Basic concept

The lounge was designed based on the concept of "Japan's appearance" by famous Japanese interior designer Ryu Kosaka and Hironori Takeuchi, who designed JALís international lounge at Tokyo Haneda Airport and JALís domestic lounge at Sapporo New Chitose Airport.
The new Sakura Lounge at Hiroshima Airport offers high quality and sophistication with a modern touch, while blending textures of Japanese materials.

Ryu Kosaka (interior designer)

Born in Tokyo in 1960. After graduating from Musashino Art University, Faculty of Art and Design, Architecture, joined NOMURA Co., Ltd. Currently Commercial Environment Business Division. A.N.D. Creative Director. His motto is to "translate the clientís thoughts into attractive form". Has designed many restaurants, the main dining room at Mandarin Oriental Tokyo, and supervised the environmental design of Shinmaru Building, Tokyo.

Hironori Takeuchi (designer)

Born in Chiba in 1982. Graduated Musashino Art University. In 2011, joined NOMURA Co., Ltd. Has Designed many luxury spaces, including JALís international lounge at Tokyo Haneda Airport, W Guangzhou- FEI, LOUNGE by Francfranc.

(image of lounge)

Overview of facilities

  • -Number of seats is 1.4 times higher than conventional.
  • -All seats has PC electric sources.
  • -New toilets
  • -Display art of a designer who is familiar with Hiroshima.

(overview of facilities)

Sakura lounge has dining and emergency exit. In the entrance there is a reception, wheelchair accessible toilet, cloak, mobile phone.

Alternative service during construction period

As an alternative service, we will offer a meal coupon for use at airport lounge "Momiji" or shops inside the terminal to customers qualified to use Sakura Lounge until the end of March.

  1. Eligible customers to receive meal coupon

    Customers qualified to use Sakura Lounge on the day of departure

  2. Validity period of meal coupon

    Valid until the end of March.

  3. Facilities where the meal coupon can be used

    Restaurants inside the airport. Please note that some shops will not accept the meal coupon.

  4. Where to pick up meal coupon

    JAL Global Club (JGC) counter on 2nd floor of Hiroshima Airport (Map 1)

In the domestic flight departure lobby, there are domestic flight check-in counters, post office, cafe, shops, a book store, restaurants, drug shops, cloakroom, ATM, toilets, toilets (wheelchair accessible), a nursery, telephones, elevators, stairs/escalators, and security check.In the boarding waiting area, there are Sakura Lounge, shops, toiletsand escalators.In the international flight departure lobby, there are information counters, and telephones.In the international flight area, there are international flight check-in counters, and immigration screening.

The JAL Group will continue to embrace the challenge to improve the customersí convenience.

March 23, 2017
Japan Airlines

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