Review of Spring Airlines Japan flight Chitose Tokyo in Economy

Flight 662
Class Economy
Seat 30F
Aircraft Boeing 737-800
Flight time 01:15
Take-off 26 Dec 16, 09:30
Arrival at 26 Dec 16, 10:45
IJ 5 reviews
Published on 26th August 2017

Newest LCC in Japan

Spring Japan is the newest LCC in Japan.Spring Japan is subsidy of Spring airlines,China-Base biggest LCC.
So some Japanese hesitate to board spring japan because of a prejudice for china and a safety concern.But I think Spring Japan is localize to Japan, operated by B737(Spring Airline is using A320).
I didn't hesitate to use it,But also love their service quality.Enjoy my report!!

Domestic LCC

Check-in counter was crowded because "ALL passenger must be checked their carry-on baggage weight",Strictly only 5KG per one.
I could use auto check-in machine,So I could skip a long queue.
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Boarding gate was 3. I heard Japanese and English ,Chinese announcement.(Most of Japanese airlines didn't chinese announcement)
Boarding was started from lear section.
Aircraft was B737-800 BSI(Boeing sky interior).All cabin crew welcomed us and assisted passengers.

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Seats are basic LCC narrow seats,But Seats are well padded.I hate modern slim and thin seats ,So This is positive for me.
Fortunately,There are no any passenger around me,Lear section was almost empty.

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Service was nothing.But there provide a drink or snack at a reasonable price.
Sorry,I didn't buy it.

On the air,Some chinese group tried to change seats without permission.Then,Cabin crew suddenly stop them.
It seems Spring Japan don't permit self seat-selection on board.So I recommend you to select seats in advance.($5~$10)

After 1 hour 20 min,My ship landed NRT. NRT has LCC terminal,T3.I will report later.
T3 has no boarding bridge,So You can enjoy taking picture.
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・Their fare is not emerge into google flight.So Using Skyscanner or direct site.
・They don't permit mid air seat selection.
・Carry-on baggage allowance is Only 5KG.
・Their all B737 were new,So I prefer Spring japan to other LCC.

Bonus : Click here display

Winter Hokkaido.

Landing NRT
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Shrines and Temples of Nikko - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

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Morning Sun Right with Control tower In NRT
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Spring Airlines Japan

Cabin crew8.5
Buy-on-board menu5.0

Chitose - CTS


Tokyo - NRT



Spring Japan is LCC.There are subsidy of chinese LCC.But They provide Japanese quality service,better seats.
But They has limited domestic network,Only 4 route.But Fare is relatively cheap.

If you prefer new 737, Spring Japan Would be a good choice.

Information on the route Chitose (CTS) Tokyo (NRT)

The contributors of Flight-Report published 6 reviews of 4 airlines on the route Chitose (CTS) → Tokyo (NRT).


The airline with the best average rating is Japan Airlines with 8.1/10.

The average flight time is 5 hours and 7 minutes.

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  • Comment 410265 by
    Pilpintu SILVER 707 Comments


    Thanks for this report! I never heard of Spring Airlines before. Whoa! Their baggage allowance is really strict! I wonder what I could carry that weighs less than 5kg. I visited their website and their baggage policy is strict AND confusing.

    Happy to hear that the cabin is comfortable, though.

    Thank you very much for the tourism bonus, too!

    I see this is your second report. Well, welcome aboard! Will be lookig forward to more like this. ^^

  • Comment 412954 by
    cheapflyer.JP AUTHOR 61 Comments

    Thank you for your comment.I'd like to report not only Japanese domestic but international.
    See you next time.

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