JAL First Class Lounge at Haneda International Airport Reopening on March 29, 2020

On March 29, 2020 the JAL First Class Lounge will reopen on the 4th floor of Haneda Airport Terminal 3, formerly known as the International Terminal.

This lounge will offer JAL’s high quality lounge service with Sushi Tsurutei, a sushi restaurant where a sushi chef makes sushi in front of your eyes, JAL’s Table, an open fine dining area, a new ramen dining area, and JAL’s Salon, a bar with artistically presented Japanese food.

Please enjoy comfortable moments before your departure at the JAL First Class Lounge that produces maximum comfort before a leisurely travel.

Concept

Kosaka Ryu*, a well-known Japanese interior designer, who has been renovating JAL’s international and domestic lounges, under the idea of ‘room to room’, created a sophisticated Modern Japanese ambience, perfect in composure, rich in character.

Founded on a warm elegant Japanese color scheme, he hallmarked each area with an array of attributes to provide maximum comfort and expectations to your unraveling travel.

  • Creative director of Commercial Facilities Division of Nomura Co., Ltd. and head of Aoyama Nomura Design (A.N.D.). Under the motto “translate the client’s thoughts into attractive form”, he has designed a plethora of eateries as well as the main dining room at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo. He is active many areas such as the environmental design of the New Maru Building.

Facility Outline

Size

By expanding the JAL First Class Lounge area and increasing the number of seats, the area was extended approximately 2.5 fold from its previous size in both area and number of seats.

(Reference)

  • Number of seats in the previous First Class Lounge: 213 seats
  • Number of seats in the new First Class Lounge: 535 seats

Areas

The following are descriptions of each area.

Entrance area

Hasado Shuhei’s impressive new work welcomes our customers in refined settings surrounded by wooden lattice and elegant brass that creates a dignified atmosphere.

Reception Area

Corridor

At the end of the corridor of folding screens of cherry blossoms in full bloom, you can see the glass wall art of JAL’s Table that entices our customers, with growing expectations, to the restaurant.

JAL’s Table

Centered around a gigantic graphic wall that expresses enjoyment in food and elation to travel, the dining counter has a bright open convivial atmosphere to relish an eating experience.

Sushi Tsurutei

Surrounded by an impressive stylish white wood sushi bar, savor your sushi in a mellow Japanese tranquil partitioned milieu.

Service Outline

Sushi Tsurutei

Nigiri sushi, popular at Narita Airport’s JAL First Class Lounge, will be served at Sushi Tsurutei. JAL customers from all over the world can savor real sushi made by sushi masters.

Also, with the cooperation of Hasegawa Koichi, the CEO and President of Hasegawa Seketen Inc., who played a leading part in spreading Japanese sake to the world, three types of Japanese sake will be served for each season. Laurent-Perrier champagne and wine selected by Hasegawa Koichi from the Institute of Masters of Wine, and Okoshi Motohiro, the wine taster, is served for our customers.

  • Serving hours: 07:00 to 12:00 and 14:30 to 23:30
  • The menu will change weekly.

JAL’s Table

A buffet style dining experience serves JAL special beef curry, omar shrimp bisque by Soup Stock Tokyo, and croissant and baguette by Maison Kayser. There is also a counter where the lounge staff will serve each customer. Please relish an array of food produced by Yamamoto Yukiko*, table coordinator, with her Japanese set meal, salad plate, sandwich plate, pasta plate, meat plate, and many others.

  • President of dining and style, a food producer and table coordinator salon. Has been the table coordinator for JAL lounge since 2014.

Two different ramen every month

Manpuku, soy sauce flavored ramen, changed to Chinese soba noodles with this renovation.

Manpuku Chinese Soba Noodles

With Mapuku, a long-standing restaurant from the Taisho Era, this is a ramen dish with colorful topping and light tasting soy sauce made from a secret soy sauce recipe. Enjoy this old-fashioned taste.

Afuri Yuzu Salty Ramen

With Afuri, a popular ramen shop, this is a ramen dish with light salty tasting soup with a Japanese-like yuzu-scent. Enjoy the ideal balance of noodles and ingredients.

Special JAL Tonkotsu Ramen

A special spicy ramen made from rich tonkotsu soup with special spicy miso, red pepper, oil, and takana.

  • Manpuku Chinese Soba Noodles and Afuri Yuzu Salty Ramen will be served every alternate month.

JAL’s SALON

In addition to standard beverages, enjoy Japanese craft beer, premium whiskey, craft whiskey, craft gin, craft vodka, Japanese green tea, Japanese sweets and other artistically presented Japanese flavors served at the bar.

  • Bar service is from 07:00 to 12:00 and 14:30 to 23:30
  • Some dishes have limited servings and may not be available.
Japanese green tea selected by En Tea* by month
April Hot: Red roasted tea Cold: Cold tea
May Hot: Pan-fried green tea Cold: Yuzu cold tea
June Hot: Chamomile roasted tea Cold: Japanese pepper cold tea
  • En Tea is a tea brand located along the borders of Saga and Nagasaki Prefectures. Daily they produce green tea using traditional methods of cultivation by studying tea production techniques to grow tea leaves. It aims to produce tea leaves for the 21st century.
Japanese Sweets by Month
April Kotoji by San-eido
May Shihoman, salty bean jam bun by Banshu-ako
June Soy sauce roasted cashews and candied Tanba black beans by Mametomi-Honpo
Japanese Craft Beer by Month
April

Far Yeast Tokyo IPA by Far Yeast Brewing Company

Hitachino Nest White Ale by Hitachino Nest Beer

May

496 by Spring Valley Brewery

Tokyo White by Far Yeast Brewing

June

Ise Kadoya Pale Ale by Ise Kakuya Microbrewery

On the Cloud by Spring Valley Brewery

Japanese Craft Whisky by Month
April Kanosuke New Born 2019 Barbon Cask 19 Months from Kagoshima Prefecture
May Ichiro’s Malt Double Distilleries from Saitama Prefecture
June Akkeshi New Born Foundations 4 from Hokkaido
Japanese Premium Whiskey
  • Hibiki Blender’s Choice
  • Yamazaki 12
  • Hakushu
Japanese Craft Gin and Vodka
  • Roku Gin, craft gin
  • Haku, craft vodka

Shoeshine Service

The ever-popular shoeshine service with John Lobb, a high-end U.K. bootmaker, will come back to JAL First Class Lounge in the Red Suite Library Room. Experts will polish your favorite shoes to help refresh your journey.

  • Opening hours: 07:00 to 11:30 (final reservations at 11:15) and 14:30 to 23:30 (final reservations at 23:15)
  • Services and products are subject to change due to the new coronavirus outbreak.

Opening Hours

  • JAL’s Table: 06:00 to the final flight
  • Sushi Tsurutei: 07:00 to 12:00 and 14:30 to 23:30
  • JAL’s Salon: 07:00 to the final flight (The bar will be open from 07:00 to 12:00 and 14:30 to 23:30)
  • The opening hours are subject to change.

Lounge Location Map

March 30,2020

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