October 31st saw the return of regularly scheduled flights between HND and HNL by JAL and ANA. For JAL, this is a return as they flew HND-HNL from 1954 until 1978. For ANA, this is a new route.
JAL will be using their 767-300ERs on the route and JA612J, which has the "Japan Endless Discovery" decals, had the honor of the first flight.
For the departure, JA601J flew back the first return flight.
ANA also is using 767-300ERs for their HND flights. Their flight arrives approximately 1 hour after JAL's flight and leaves approximately 20 minutes after. (Sorry, no pictures of their flight)
Hawaiian will also be flying to HND, but will not start until November 17 and will also initially use their 767-300ERs before changing to the A330-200.
The flight numbers for these flights are:
JAL - JO80/89 (JL80/89 from December 1st)
ANA - NH1062/1061
HA - HA458/457