Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Flint to Tokyo
Flying to Tokyo from Flint requires at least one layover, as there are no direct flights for this route. The shortest flight duration is 15h 35m.
Yes, you’ll need a passport to travel to Tokyo from Flint.
Flint airport is called Flint Bishop and the only airport in Tokyo is Tokyo Haneda.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "The flight attendants were absolutely incredible. One of the best crews I've ever flown with."
Cons: "The checkin in LAX airport was confusing. We didn't need visas to travel, but the lady insisted that we needed. An AA supervisor had to intervene to check us in."
Cons: "When you buy basic economy they put you in zone 9 for boarding. When i checked in online, they didnt even give me and my wife seats together."
Pros: "The flight attendant was awesome. She was extremely friendly and very welcoming."
Cons: "Because if the delay from LAX, I missed my connecting flight to Okinawa. The ladies were able to help me get on a flight that left a 3 hours later. It would’ve been nice if AA had let the connecting flight people know this could happen."
Pros: "Check in was very good. The seats can be more space."
Cons: "I think the breakfast should be better."
Pros: "My wife and I chose premium economy for the long flight from L.A. to Sydney. I believe it was well worth paying for the differential level of service."
Pros: "Crew was as good as can be and helpful during boarding."
Cons: "Chair seat belts weren’t long enough for me I’m 6’2 290 I know I’m not the average size but it wouldn’t hurt to add a little length."
Pros: "Everything was awesome. No wait, fast boarding, nice crew!"
Cons: "Absolutely nothing. TSA in Tulsa can always speed up or open more lanes!"
Pros: "Crew was amazing, they made sure we were comfortable and would ask if there was anything we needed."
Cons: "Nothing we had the best flight staff one could ask for, very attentive. Would definitely fly with them again."
Pros: "Entertainment system was great."
Cons: "Some crew does a little rough service but not but. Probably too busy for them."
Pros: "Awesome Customer Service"
Pros: "Food and entertainment were great"
Cons: "wish there was more legroom"
Pros: "Many movies too choose from."
Cons: "Not enough space and food was horrible"
Pros: "Didn't have any entertainment so I was able to sleep."
Cons: "Equipment not functioning so couldn't watch movies or listen to music."
Pros: "Food wash pretty good"
Cons: "Very upset with baggage handling and charges for baggage on an international flight. I bought an economy fair but was not well informed about fact that charges for baggage would be made. I ended up paying more in fees for baggage and seats than if I had purchased a "regular" coach fare or had flown on another airline. Will do this next time. Also, both my pieces of luggage were damaged and not properly latched following opening by security."
Pros: "They made a long trip comfortable with an excellent attitude."
Cons: "Entirely too crowded."
Pros: "The crew on this flight was excellent."
Cons: "For the fourth flight in a row with American the flight was late. I guess you don’t want to be in a hurry with this airline and have a long layover if you are connecting."
Pros: "There are three meals during the trip."
Cons: "Not at this time."
Cons: "Food and drinks could be better"
Pros: "Flight got me home safely. Flight was delayed gor hours due to weather. Crew was good. Short flight so no food/beverages or entertainment."
Pros: "I got to japan"
Cons: "I paid for Japan airlines because they are a clean airline and service is superior. Watch the fine print. My seat was dirty crumbs and leftovers left in the pouch and folding tray."
Pros: "The bathrooms were clean compared with other airlines."
Cons: "We selected seats together as a couple but the seats on the flight were separated. Customer service could not help but asked us to make arrangement with the person between us. The same seating arrangement happened on our return flight 18 days later. Once again was told nothing could be done. I really do not know why both flights the seat assigment were wrong when selected basic on the aircraft configuration. The airline is attempt to make the passenger to pay more for seats."
Cons: "The last cabin was very packed and almost there was no available seat. However, the front cabin was not crowded but a cabin attendant didn’t let me move to other seat at the front cabin even though I was sick and coughing a lot."
Pros: "This was the best in flight crew I’ve experienced in economy class. They were efficient, friendly & humorous! Keep up the great work! They made flying in not so comfortable seats bearable."
Pros: "Entertainment options were great. Also the staff were a huge help, especially the gate attendant who helped to get our four seats together"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 3-4 hours due to mechanical issues. A complimentary service would have gone a long way with smoothing it over"
Pros: "I liked that the flight crew worked hard to get us to Tokyo as comfortably as they were able."
Cons: "I booked a flight on JAL, but had to fly on American. None of the JAL amenities or services were available. Also our flight was delayed by 4+ hours."
Cons: "served snacks without drinks or at least water"
Pros: "Movie selection was good."
Cons: "Food and WiFi connection was horrible. Crews were unfriendly."
Pros: "The Crew was very helpful and friendly. The food was surprisingly good."
Cons: "It was pretty cramped. That's just the way it is in economy."
Pros: "The crew definitely made the trip easier."
Pros: "I liked the amount of meals and beverages that were served at no additional cost. The entertainment also had a pretty good selection of movies to watch."
Cons: "As a taller individual the leg room was a problem, I wasn't able to get a good nights sleep in the position I was in. No free wi-fi also wasn't convenient."
Pros: "Customer service was excellent. Comfort and other services were among the best I've experienced ever flying."
Pros: "Quick to board and on time, plenty of leg room, great new movie and shoe selection during the flight."
Cons: "The food was satisfying, but not great. Entrees were quite salty and bread came a little soggy."
Cons: "30 minutes late taking off. Therefore arrived late."
Pros: "Customer service"
Pros: "Watch movies, charge your phone, play games, and snack away after meals. Had an excellent flight. I have to say that the crew made the experience very relaxing. Departure and arrival were as stated, maybe a few minutes over, but it is not like JAL can control the weather. Great experience overall!"
Cons: "It would be nice to get complimentary wifi access, even if it's for a total usage time of 30 minutes, to text/email loved ones about departure and arrival. Still have good access options."
Cons: "Will probably never choose to fly with American Airlines again."
Pros: "Service was good. Entertainment system was excellent. Flight took almost an extra 45 minutes to arrive and was quite bumpy at the end. Not sure if it could have been avoided."
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "Movie options"
Cons: "2 hour delay was inconvenient. Like why?"
Pros: "Comfortable seats, great crew, lots of food & drink options, great screens with excellent selection of movies & games."
Cons: "Long flight. We did not realize that we needed to claim baggage and then re-check it at Japan Airlines for a domestic flight. Airport personnel were understanding and helpful, so no crisis."
Pros: "My seat changed by a crew when I boarded on the plane and I thought that was rude but then I realized that all the row seats were empty. The newest airplane was clean, nice and had a cool entertainment system. All the crews were very friendly, nice and outstanding customer service especially one of the elder crews (Asian man) was very attentive and caring about all passengers. I hope he will be on the board for my return."
Cons: "No so far."
Pros: "The flight was on time, even arrived early. Nice crew and plenty of food/snacks. It was good to have a selection of movies and TV shows to watch, too."
Cons: "The lack of space on such a long flight was painful, and there wasn't much opportunity to stretch my legs. I was also seated across from a woman who didn't realize how stupid it was to bring a toddler on a 12 hour flight, and he screamed pretty much the entire time. I couldn't sleep at all and not even headphones drowned it out. That part wasn't really the airline's fault though, and I could see that the flight attendants were asking her several times to get her son to quiet down. I just wish there were regulations on these sorts of situations. Everyone around you suffers when you bring a small child on a very long flight because they will inevitably be bored, cranky and uncomfortable, and because we are confined to our seats, we are forced to suffer through it all. I wish that children under a certain age would not be allowed to board flights over a certain length of time except for special circumstances."
Cons: "I reserved an exit seat , it is not comfortable at all . there is no space to keep my stuff in cabinet , my lagguge late in Chicago there is no entirtenment"
Cons: "I didn't know it was American Airlines. I would have bought a different ticket had I known it wasn't JAL."
Pros: "Once in flight, it was a standard smooth ride to Tokyo."
Cons: "Late announcement of flight delay. Cost me 4 extra hours at LAX, doing nothing. Then, flight delayed again for 30 minutes prior to boarding...and yet AGAIN while on the plane...because of a water shortage. What had the crew been doing in between flights?? Lastly, these delays caused the plane to arrive in Tokyo at 12:30AM (originally it was 10:30PM). All transportations options were closed. I had to take a $90 USD taxi fare into the city. JAL or AA should have given travel vouchers to everyone who needed them. BAD SERVICE, BAD COMMUNICATIONS, BAD RATING."
Pros: "Wifi but I paid for it"
Cons: "Original flight got delay and had to miss my connection. Had to re issue a ticket. Flight also delayed. In flight lots of turbulence guy infront of me throw up smells bad, and my stuff got puked on."
"The check in process was kind of slow considering that I had already checked in and just needed to drop off my bag. Everything else was great! I love flying with the Japanese. Their customer service is always astounding."
Cons: "The front desk did not allow me to board the plane. I am supposed to attend the memorial service of my Mom who passed away two days before."
Cons: "Wifi didn’t work entire flight even though I had paid for it ahead of time"
Pros: "The flight was nice and easy. Great food and service."
Cons: "Plane is still yet to be upgraded to full Polaris experience"
Pros: "Plane was good except the seat which was hard and not reclining enough and headset was “hard to hear”. Services were good but food (meals) were awful."
Cons: "Need to look for better chef or food provider"
Cons: "An hour delay"
Pros: "The funny crew"
Cons: "Softer landing"
Pros: "Not too much. Very poor compared with Asian airlines"
Cons: "Seat comfort in economy plus, food was terrible and cabin attendants provided poor service"
Pros: "Entertainment was ok"
Cons: "Seats were pretty bad. For a 10 hour flight, rigid, not reclining. Crew was curt. Not rude but curt. Food was terrible. Asked for Indian vegetarian meal - but got an Asian vegetarian meal that had no taste whatsoever. If they can do a Muslim meal, I don't know why they can't do Indian Vegetarian."
Pros: "I thought the process of board was excellent and seats were comfortable."
Cons: "The shuttle driver was confused on what plane to go to and lots of steps."
Pros: "The seats were super comfy, the flight was practically empty so I had an entire row of seats to myself! The complimentary movies & entertainment is awesome and kept me from getting fidgety during the long 8 hour direct flight. I honestly didn't even feel like I was on an airplane."
Cons: "Nothing, this was a perfect flight!"
Pros: "Food was decent. Loved the movie options"
Cons: "Could have used more water throughout."
Cons: "As a result of arriving late on Air Canada we never made our flight to Tokyo. Had to rebook and fly Asians through Seoul. Asiana flight was excellent!"
Cons: "CAs of UA were not kind as usual. It was UA, so I didn't expect nice service from first."
Cons: "Horrible customer service, crew looked and sounded like they hated their jobs. I chose ANA because I’ve had many positive experiences in the past where the customer service was stellar."
Cons: "I thought I booked with ANA, but it was actually United. Plane and crew all United. I expected domestic flight would be United but international flight would be ANA. Many people didn’t have seats until last minutes, no explanations, desk clerk was not helpful at all and had attitudes. And Food was terrible!!!"
Cons: "Kayak's third party CS company gives me the ANA schedule while in fact I have to check in with United Airlines. Because of this, I was not able to check in on line in San Diego. Please ensure that Kayak & their affiliate are well coordinated with the information they send out to customers."
Pros: "economy plua has a reasonable amount of room, good food for breakfast, nice movies in flight."
Cons: "they canceled our flight to hanaeda and instead had us take an hour later flight to narita which is a 1 1/2 hour $30 bus ride away which they don’t pay for. this caused us to miss our connecting flight to Asahikawa, the last flight of the day. The connection time allowed was not nearly enough even if the plane had not been an hour late and there are no flights to asahikawa from narita. yo have to transfer to hanaeda. remind me not to fly United to Tokyo again as I’m pretty sure the flight was canceled because it was not full enough. Even the narita flight with all the hanaeda passengers rebooked on it was not full. So i suspect this may be a relatively common occurance on the hanaeda flight."
Pros: "The staff was amazing made you feel really confident!"
Cons: "Boarding was horrific I paid for insurance my seat was in the middle of 2 HUGE guys and I'm 6'4...I thought my insurance would give me some kind of courtesy boarding/seating!"
Pros: "Punctual flight and not filled to last seat. Excellent amber beer.option, no extra charge for beer or wine. Crew members were friendly and eager to please. They were happy to supply extra snacks and coffee or water between regular service. Seat reservations were properly done (unlike a flight in June on Etihad)."
Cons: "In boarding, putting groups 3, 4, and 5 in the same line works poorly. Location of electric outlets needs better (i.e. some) documentation; had to ask crew. The heat fluctuated between too warm and too cold; had to put on and take off a fleece every 10-15 minutes. Chicken option for dinner rated spicy, so had to opt for pasta. No Asian options on flight from Japan; sad. So-so movie selection, controlling screen not very easy, screen often too dark. The list of movies in the United Magazine was incomplete and inaccurate. The size limits on carry-on bags and personal items was smaller than other airlines, unnecessarily so for the latter given the size of the space under the seat in front. United is inconveniencing customers without any justification."
Pros: "Getting home safely!!"
Pros: "Security Video was interesting. Seat was wide and comfortable."
Cons: "Food was tasty, but strange smell was contaminated. Announce was so fast and unclear both English and Japanese. I felt no intention to communicate."
Pros: "The flight experience was as usual. There was nothing out of the ordinary for me. The airline was good and the crew was great. Economy sitting on any long flight is never excellent."
Cons: "The entertainment was okay. It was one of the older model aircraft, so no seat selection of entertainment."
Cons: "The plane was absolutely filthy. The window was had a coating a head grease and dirt. It was disgusting."
Cons: "Flight attendant on first flight rude overall to all passengers, second flight they were good. Not one complimentary television station."
Pros: "Their waffle cookie is the best 'freebie' in the air. I also liked the access to the wifi for entertainment on my own device."
Pros: "Friendly staff, and an informative pilot."
Pros: "Quick boarding/deplaning and super friendly flight attendants"
Pros: "Lovely, comfortable"
Cons: "The flight late"
Cons: "No agent to check in when I arrived at airport. Only at gate. No advance check in or advance seating. Allowed passengers to have more than 2 bags. Flight was late. No help getting to next gate or holding aircraft. Absolutely uncomfortable sitting."
Cons: "Boarding was a little rough. I use a walker and I had to board last. It was difficult for me to get to my seat."
Pros: "Getting home"
Cons: "Basically the noisy complaining people on the flight. Not United's fault - just annoying."
Pros: "Very helpful crew, comfortable flight I was alone and everyone was helpful all around"
Pros: "I got all my steps I while waited. Was rebooked on an American airplane for my connection on Chicago"
Cons: "Over a 3 hr delay in leaving Flont"
Pros: "Absolutely nothing"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled in Newark for an unknown reason. Luggage was then delayed because nobody from united cared to change it onto the new flight I was assigned to."
Cons: "Delayed for 4 hours."
Pros: "Was a nice trip"
Cons: "All was good"
Pros: "Good price and good flight."
Cons: "Overlay at the airports were tiring. While going into USA, in chicago I had to stay overnight for the next flight. While coming back, in Japan, I had to stay overnight for the next flight."
Pros: "the gate was across from the lounge entrance, after the delay got a seat row to myself"
Cons: "delayed multiple times due to maintenance issue (their fault), no compensation for lost time"
Pros: "Even though it was a long miserable flight with no entertainment at least the crew attempted to move me to another seat the plane was full so it was either stay where I was or go to a middle seat"
Cons: "Maintenance should be done especially on minor things like headphone jacks on Long flights passengers pay for those upgrades pretty frustrating when they do not work"
Pros: "Lots of turbulence"
Pros: "The O'Hare bathrooms, which I shaved in? Everything else about the flights and the airports were awful, like of course"
Pros: "The flight attendant could not have been better. For the first time in my life, I had to ask for a seatbelt extender (and sit sideways-ish in the seat), and she very discretely got me one. The previous flight that day, I fit in the seat just fine (as usual) and had some extra length on my normal belt. This seat was definitely the smallest I'd ever been in, but I was thankful to that woman for being SUPER understanding and doing other things throughout the flight that made me more comfortable."
Cons: "Just that the seats seemed to have shrunk during my layover. Otherwise, this airline was fantastic!"
Pros: "Clean cabins and good service. Also, an informative pilot who made sure we knew why we were delaying the flight."
Cons: "We only received drinks on the flight, but it was short, so it wasn't a big deal."
Pros: "The flight was uneventful and we landed early. Although there were no entertainment options on the plane besides wifi, I just watched my own shows on the smartphone. The snack that we got was actually not bad."
Cons: "Seat is still a bit small, even with their updated seats that moved the seat pockets to the top. Cushion is hard and became uncomfortable after an hour o so."
Pros: "The in-flight streaming of movies actually worked pretty well -- just be sure to install United app on tablet if you want to use that instead of phone."
Cons: "An extra 1 inch between seats would make the difference in allowing passengers to open a small laptop and position it so they can simultaneously type and see the screen at a viewable angle."
Pros: "nothing my plane was canceled"
Cons: "that my trip was canceled"
Pros: "It was great! slept from take off until landing."
Airlines flying from Flint to Tokyo have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Flint to Tokyo
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