• October 21, 2016

JAL Upgrades Its Lounge Service at Shanghai Pudong International Airport

~ Enjoy delicacies from Michelin starred restaurant in Shanghai ~


On November 1, 2016, Japan Airlines (JAL) will relocate its lounge service at Shanghai Pudong International Airport from the current Sakura Lounge to the newly established Shanghai VIP Lounge (SAA Lounge) to meet the diversified customer needs with the aim of achieving “customer satisfaction No. 1.”

The new SAA Lounge is three times larger than the current space at Sakura Lounge, which will provide customers with better relaxation before boarding. Additionally, some new amenities including shower rooms and locker rooms will be introduced at the new SAA Lounge to better meet customer needs.

Furthermore, catering for the increase of overseas visitor to Japan, the new lounge will provide hot meals produced by the popular Michelin one-star restaurant in Shanghai -- Jade de Jardin, in addition to freshly cooked noodles and dim sums prepared by chefs in front of the customers.

The JAL Group will continue to embrace news challenges to provide customers with more innovative products and high-quality services.

1. Service Effective: November 1, 2016 ~

2. Overview of New SAA Lounge:

(Images of the new lounge)

1) Amenities: Shower rooms, locker rooms, and baggage storage will be introduced newly.
2) Meals: Meals will be served from the Michelin one-star restaurant--Jade de Jardin. Chefs will also prepare noodles and dim sums in front of customers at the lounge.

※Sample menus available in November:
Beef Noodles;
Sichuan noodles with peppery sauce;
Steamed small meat bun

3. Others
For details of the new lounge, please access the URL below.



JADE logo.jpgAbout Jade de Jardin Restaurant 

Jade de Jardin, a renowned restaurant is rated as a one-star restaurant in the first Michelin Guide in China, Michelin Shanghai. Founded in 1999, now more than 20 Jade de Jardin Restaurants have been opened in Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Macao and Hong Kong. It has a good reputation for its creative Chinese cooking focused on Jiangnan (south of the Changjiang River) cuisine.


Updated Information:

The scheduled relocation to the newly established Shanghai VIP Lounge at Shanghai Pudong International Airport will be postponed to November 15, 2016.

Before the new lounge is in service, please use the lounge service as below.

  • 6:30 AM – 10:30 AM: No. 37 VIP Lounge (SAA Lounge) near Boarding Gate 18
  • 10:30 AM – last flight: current Sakura Lounge

We deeply apologize for the inconvenience caused.


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