Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 11h 10m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Hawaiian Airlines ($872) and Multiple Airlines ($1,777)
From Osaka to Hilo, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Hilo back to Osaka , the best deals are generally found on Tuesday, with Monday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Osaka you will be using one of these airports: Osaka Kansai Intl or Osaka Itami. You will be landing at Hilo Intl, also known as Hilo Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "3 hour flight and had a meal Several drinks and crew was very attentive Also seats were very comfortable and spaced well"
Cons: "Nothing really other then maybe a better selection of movies but I am not picky Great flight"
Pros: "The seat was very spacious"
Cons: "More space to put things"
Pros: "Food, service,"
Cons: "Some crazy flight itinerary they should not sell at all! At first I thought layover was same location only to find out it was another airport across of time. Flew into ITM and flew out KIX and boarding ticket it says only OSAKA so I didnt know. I barely made the flight....if they had accommodate the transportation I would understand. But they tell you, you have to make it there on your own. Another CRAZY information is that I thought at the very least the baggage will be transferred. But nope! You have to pick up the baggage and ride the train across town to the other station. Whoever made this itinerary should be really fired and no longer work at this company. You take a great airline and make the experience so bad."
Pros: "I really got a good deal on my trip's cost, and for the price, all the comforts of a top-quality airline were there. I especially appreciate how helpful and friendly the airline staff were."
Cons: "The outbound flight still had the exact same movie selection as the inbound flight had, even though they were six weeks apart for my trip. I really feel like the movie selection should be changed every month (or even more frequently than that), as I ran out of films to watch."
Pros: "Perfect in all aspects. Will use them again for all my flights."
Pros: "The flight attendants were very attentive and polite, seats are some of the most comfortable of any airline I've flown (particularly compared to the US domestics), and entertainment is solid (although the English movie selection was not that large). I would definitely recommend JAL to others."
Cons: "The food was not to my liking (i.e., all Japanese style, but not necessarily types that appeal more to Westerners) but it was palatable."
Pros: "Longer leg room and clean ambience coupled with very friendly flight attendent makes this trip a wonderful experience"
Pros: "Able to accommodate many dietary requirements and friendly crew"
Pros: "Attendants appeared intolerant and impatient. Not the pleasant courteous crew flying into Japan."
Pros: "Flight was half full so was able to take aisle seat."
Cons: "Fight attendant service was poor. Even getting water for meal, the attendant 'forgets' to bring it."
Pros: "Customer service was really good"
Cons: "The food always makes it hard to eat anything the next day."
Pros: "Great service"
Pros: "the staff"
Pros: "Met a very nice Taiwanese sitting next to me. We spoke the entire trip."
Pros: "The food was good. Seats were as comfortable as any flight is."
Cons: "There were no diet soft drinks available on the flight."
Pros: "The movies they offered."
Cons: "How long it took the flight attendens to come back and take trash and out trays for both of the meals. It made it super uncomfortable in the tiny space available. Also, not enough knee space, especially when the person in front of you puts there seat back. I flew with American Airlines on the way to Japan and I had plenty of room but I wish it was the same coming home."
Pros: "As usual A1 service all the way!"
Pros: "The crew Service"
Pros: "Very warm attendants Excellent food for the price paid Highly professional crew Efficient boarding and ontime takeoff"
Pros: "The JAL flight was great. Seats were comfortable and leg room was very good. Crew was excellent too and very attentive."
Cons: "The food was not good at all on this flight. My last flight on JAL in 2010 the food was excellent. Not sure what happened but the quality of the food has gone down and it was disappointing. Luckily had a bite at the airport before boarding to sustain us on this long flight."
Pros: "I love flying jal"
Cons: "It's not so much the flight as it was the plane, the 787 seats recline too much for the limited legroom you get so if the person I front of you reclines all the way you will ride with there seat in your knees the whole way"
Pros: "Flight attendants provide fantastic service with a smile. Business class meals are top notch."
Pros: "Once again the service from the flight attendants was perfect."
Pros: "Friendly crew members and prompt service."
Cons: "Some seats were noisy. When passengers moved it would make creaking sounds so very hard to relax or sleep on the flight. Row 23/24 area left side."
Pros: "Nicest flight attendants, good food. Best international flight I've had."
Pros: "The flight attendants are quick in services and with great manner. Cabin foods are generous, filled with variety and tasting the best among various international airlines that I have experienced between LAX and Taipei, Taiwan in the past ten years. The seat belt on light and bell were kept at minimal, in contrast to other airlines like EVA, China Airlines, Korean Airlines and United Airlines."
Pros: "I am all right for travelling by Japan airlines this trips to Taipei. My hometown."
Pros: "Always on time"
Cons: "No clue when it's boarding time and no announcement"
Pros: "Had Hindu vegetarian meals, which were good for airplane food and much better than the "standard" fare for the rest of the plane. The flight attendants were very nice and helpful."
Cons: "Space under the seat in front of me was very cramped - a large box for electronics got in the way and made it difficult to get into a comfortable position, which is tough for an 11-hour flight.. The plane was completely full, and my husband and I had to sit in separate rows - I was never able to switch the seats, even though I called several times and tried at the airport as well. Entertainment selection not as good as the American flight out. The JAL website (English version at least) is not very easy to use."
Pros: "The cabin crew was professional, friendly and courteous. It's always refreshing to fly an Asian airline for the impeccable customer service. The 787 left me with minimal jet lag. The odd shaped pillows provided great back support."
Cons: "The seats were comfortable but old fashioned. The WiFi was spotty and it would have been nice to have Asian food options."
Pros: "leg space was better than with other companies"
Pros: "Everything! JAL employees go above and beyond to deliver perfect customer service with a genuine smile."
Cons: "Nothing! No complaints here"
Pros: "Asian vegetarian meal"
Cons: "limited rest room facilities"
Pros: "Comfortable and spacious for economy class. Very helpful staff."
Cons: "If I have to be picky the movie selection didn't seem great."
Pros: "I forgot to make prior arrangements for a special meal due to allergy concerns. I notified the crew onboard, and they were attentive to my issue and helped me avoid certain foods which may cause an allergy attack."
Cons: "The seats felt very dated and uncomfortable. The entertainment options were very limited."
Pros: "excellent foods and services, spacious seats, crews speak english, flight is landing is smooth"
Cons: "seats need a bit more padding"
Pros: "Flight attendants and ticket agents were very nice and helpful."
Pros: "JAL ' service is nice."
Cons: "I didn't like MSG in food."
Pros: "The best airline I have flown in. Plenty of room and the in-flight service was excellent."
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "only drink provided but no snack"
Pros: "Service with a smile goes even longer for long flights. Excellent service throughout the flight. Loved the feeling of spaciousness, even in Economy. Great sleep as a result."
Cons: "Number of movies available in Entertainment was limited, especially compared to competitors like Singapore Airlines. Ran out of good choices on a long flight."
Pros: "Good food, real silverware, blanket and pillow provided to economy class, crew offering water and tea through the cabin constantly but unobtrusively."
Cons: "Long, long flight, not much leg room."
Pros: "I've been always flying with U.S. airlines this past several years just because transits are easier. I forgot about how friendly and nicer JAL crews are. Their food is much much better. They served us with a cup of Haagen-Dazs icecream for dessert while a Fatboy is normally served by other airlines. I was impressed by how spacious the foot area of their economy seat is. Because I felt quite comfortable, I slept five hours straight during the flight which is phenomenal to me. I will definitely fly with JAL again!"
Pros: "Clean and comfortable."
Cons: "Vegetarian Food, inflight entertainment was horrible. Even the air hostess approach Was unexpect from JAL. If it was any American carrier it's expected to have such service."
Pros: "Great 12hr flight"
Cons: "Loved everything!!"
Pros: "Japan Airlines was a pleasure, from beginning to end & in between. The flight attendants emulate joy in their service to others, they are observant to the clients' needs even before they are asked for help. In a long flight such as this was, it was obvious that they also tend to the comfort of the passengers by ensuring that the restrooms are always clean & presentable. Will fly them again whenever I have the opportunity."
Cons: "Can't say that I have ANY complaints at all!!"
Pros: "It was perfect!"
Pros: "Friendly staff and excellent service"
Pros: "The crew was ok the seats were not comfortable at all"
Pros: "Always a good ride."
Cons: "Keep loud teenage girls from a 2 hour party at gate 21 and too loud on the plane. I know it's not really your fault but a public place in an airport is not the place for cards and other games with 6 girls sitting on the floor"
Pros: "The flight was superb."
Pros: "The crew was amazing, despite rainy weather. Service was very good."
Pros: "Hawaiian airlines always has friendly crew members and the flying experience is always positive."
Cons: "It is a short flight so it is basic but they do offer water, coffee, and juice which is nice."
Cons: "I don’t like how they brought a snack cart thru where you could buy things, making it appear like it was the ONLY option. However, shortly after that, they gave everyone a free sandwich, bag of chips and drinks.... was pissed I spent $14 on snacks that I didn’t need to. Also, the flight originally was scheduled to leave Kauai at 1:45 and somewhere along the line it got changed to 1:15 but I didn’t know that somehow... glad we made it on time... Did not like how you had to have your own device in order to have movies or entertainment... pretty lame. This airline has so much potential! It was just little things that could have been much better"
Pros: "Crew was exceptional and helpful throughout the flight."
Cons: "I would like tastier food on the flight. It is a dream to have delicious food for economy passengers too."
Pros: "Great service"
Pros: "The Aloha and smiles!"
Pros: "Crew was good. Seats were great"
Cons: "Early flight wasnt crowded. That was cool"
Pros: "Comfy not overcrowded wonderful flight!"
Pros: "Comfort plus in the front cabin is nice and quiet"
Cons: "Entertainment screen had problems."
Pros: "Quick and solid flight"
Cons: "Would be nice to be able to switch to an earlier flight if not sold out"
Pros: "Great service very clean plane"
Pros: "We requested that my husband and I can sit together (we booked the flight at a different time). They upgraded our seats to extra comfort seats without extra fee because the flight was full and there were not 2 seats next to each other available in regular economy seats."
Cons: "Their movie selection is limited."
Pros: "Great service on the flight! Very nice."
Cons: "Sad that there weren't free movies. Only some Hawaiian Air programs and things about Hawaii."
Cons: "It is a long flight! At least we have free entertainment, old movies that’s fine and charge for new releases. Think about it! Thank you!!!"
Pros: "Employees from porter service to off the plane was excellent, luggage came out very fast by the time I walked from flight it was at baggage claim. Nice job and thank you"
Cons: "Long line at airport"
Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "Was delayed longer than the flight itself"
Pros: "I can't really rate the food or entertainment because it was a short interisland flight. Everything else was great though. Boarding crew is always friendly and the seats aren't bad."
Pros: "25 minutes from Maui to Hilo and an awesome view of Mauna Loa"
Cons: "No drinks but it could have been rough they said. Who needs liquids ona 25 minute flight tho?"
Pros: "Dont' know what I did, but got my old seat back."
Pros: "The flight was on time. The stewardeses were very helpful and curtiouse."
Pros: "On-line system"
Cons: "Need to sort out leaving bag if you've checked in on line and printed your own boarding pass. Need to sort out organization of gate boarding, too much a free-for-all. Need to get staff that seem happy to guide you into the plane not grumpy."
Cons: "It is has been disappointing to fly from hawaii to mainland without entertainment (or having to pay for a screen to use). Cutting things like this to make a little more money decreases customer satisfaction."
Cons: "Tasteless snack Entertainment not included"
Cons: "When I asked for a blanket because the cabin was so cold they asked me for 10.- for each blanket!"
Pros: "Friendly crew up and down from check in to flight attendants. Luggage beat us to carousel"
Cons: "The crew was nice. But there was no entertainment or wifi on the flight. Also boarding in Hiko it dos not matter what zone or status you had it al boarded."
Pros: "Check in very fastly"
Pros: "Crew, plane, seats, leg room"
Cons: "Didn't have any soda"
Cons: "Reservation stated dinner would be served. No food served on a 5.5 hour flight."
Pros: "Excellent seats! Friendly flight attendant and lots of snacks plus a gift bag."
Cons: "A little bumpy"
Pros: "We were reseated together as requested."
Cons: "Bad estimates on how long the mechanical issue would take. We were told 15 minutes then 30 minutes to fix. Total time delayed: 2.5 hrs... Absolutely no freebies offered during the flight (food or extra miles, nada)."
Pros: "Wonderful crew and they actually feed you and give you a complimentary glass of wine. It's nice to see airlines coming back to taking care of their passengers. The captain came on the speaker to let the passenger with a dog know he personally checked on their dog and reassure them all was well."
Pros: "in flight meal"
Cons: "full flight, time availabilities"
Pros: "Same as the other flight"
Pros: "Hawaiian has great schedules"
Cons: "Way way way too many screaming infants and toddlers. I'd pay more for a flight w all 13 and over pax"
Pros: "I liked the service and everything else!"
Pros: "As always I love Hawaiian airlines. The staff are always gracious, efficient and organized. Very professional"
Cons: "I really thought the in flight meal was not great and there were no movies. I didn't realize until 2/3 through the flight I had to rent an i pad. But that could just be my fault"
Pros: "friendliness of staff and Captain"
Cons: "Worst flight ever, freezing cold out of Maui, pay for blankets only, rented all movie players before even boarding flight, was a connecting flight and did not get an option to rent movie player, no in flight movie, just Hawaiian hustling their sky club lounge, music channels did not even work on 5 hour flight..only option was their boring sky club music"
Pros: "The flight was very smooth (kudos to the Pilot). The dinner was delicious (best I've had on Hawaiian Airlines). Most of the crew members were very kind and courteous. Even friendly to the crying kids. Loved the selection of entertainment that was readily available. That definitely helped with the long flight."
Cons: "There was one specific crew member that was just unfriendly & looked irritated most of the flight. Especially when he came around pouring water & to pick up trash."
Pros: "It was short but sweet"
Airlines flying from Osaka to Hilo have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
Masks required on board, masks provided
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights